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Digging Up The Genetic Origins Of Inner Asia’s Mummies

Genomic analysis of the Tarim Basin mummies has revealed their origins as a local group in China’s Xinjiang region, rather than a migratory population.

How Gene Shuffling And Selection Led To SARS-CoV-2

SARS-CoV-2 might have emerged through the shuffling and evolutionary selection of viral genes across different species, scientists say.

Rabies Virus Protein Helps Send Drugs To The Brain

Using a protein produced by the rabies virus, scientists in China have developed a nanoparticle which could lead to better treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

Porous Organic Salts To Stabilize Fuel Cells

Scientists in China have developed a new class of porous organic salts with high proton conductivity to power fuel cells.

Transforming Rusty Steel Into Batteries

Scientists have successfully converted rusty stainless steel mesh into stable, low-cost electrodes for potassium-ion batteries.

Nanotwinning Hard And Stable Diamonds

By applying a nanotwinning process, scientists have synthesized a form of diamond that is harder and more thermally stable.

Muscles Made From Fishing Line And Thread

An international team of scientists has made powerful artificial muscles using ordinary fishing line and sewing thread.

Jurassic Fossil Restores Archaeopteryx As Ancient Bird

An international team of researchers has discovered the complete skeleton of a new bird-like dinosaur in northeast China.

Desert Scorpion Inspires Erosion-Resistant Surfaces That Resist Wear & Tear

Taking inspiration from the bionic shield of the yellow fattail scorpion, scientists have developed a new way to protect the moving parts of machinery from wear and tear.