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A Closer Look Into Viral Dark Matter

Taking a metagenomics approach, researchers in Japan have identified phage-derived enzymes that could potentially treat an imbalance of gut bacteria.

Vit D No Panacea For Patients With Kidney Disease

Vitamin D is less effective in treating kidney patients than previously thought, a new study has found.

An Egg-citing Recipe For Carbon-Free Fuel

Scientists in Japan have taken a crack at clean hydrogen fuel production using egg whites.

How Complex Terpenes Are Made

A study of how a bacterial enzyme synthesizes terpenes could lead to the more efficient production of anti-inflammatory drugs.

Brain Scans To Detect Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A study shows that PET scans could potentially be used to diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome.

Researchers Model Alzheimer’s Disease From Patients’ Skin Cells

Japanese researchers have grown cortical neurons and astrocytes using fibroblasts from Alzheimer's disease patients.

Japan’s Lake Suigetsu Provides 52,800-Yr Archaeological Clock

A new series of radiocarbon measurements from Japan's Lake Suigetsu has provided an exquisitely preserved record of the past 52,800 years.