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PTX3 Protects The Host From Histones

PTX3 Protects The Host From Histones

Scientists have found a surprising way that PTX3 can help mitigate sepsis: by directly binding to and thereby removing extracellular histones.

Uncovering The Genetic Roots Of Autism

Uncovering The Genetic Roots Of Autism

New genetic identification techniques shed light on causes of developmental delay and autism.

Osteoporsis Drug To Treat Epstein-Barr Tumors

Osteoporsis Drug To Treat Epstein-Barr Tumors

Hong Kong researchers have discovered a new immune therapeutic strategy for controlling Epstein-Barr virus-induced tumors.

An All-Purpose Glue For Wet Conditions

An All-Purpose Glue For Wet Conditions

By incorporating DOPA into engineered mussel glue proteins, scientists have developed a glue that can be used underwater.

How Old Are The Sands Of The Sahara?

How Old Are The Sands Of The Sahara?

The Sahara desert is four to nine million years older than originally thought, scientists say.

Flying The Flag For Wind Energy

Flying The Flag For Wind Energy

Scientists have developed a way to harvest energy from the fluttering motion of a flag-like generator strapped to the roof of a car.

Smartgels Are Thicker Than Water

Smartgels Are Thicker Than Water

By using microfluidics, scientists have been able to halve the amount of chemicals needed to turn liquids into gels.

What Set The Earth’s Plates In Motion?

What Set The Earth’s Plates In Motion?

Scientists have developed a model that explains why the Earth is the only planet in our solar system which experiences plate tectonics.

The Gift Of The Gab Is In The Genes

The Gift Of The Gab Is In The Genes

Scientists have identified the genes that contribute to language learning in early childhood.

New Route From Shoot To Root In Legumes

New Route From Shoot To Root In Legumes

Scientists have uncovered how legumes transport cytokinins from the shoots to the roots to balance between nodulation and growth.