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Tech Xplore / Furthering mechanistic understanding of oxygen-redox processes in lithium-rich battery cathodes

Scientists based at the University of Oxford as part of the Faraday Institution CATMAT project researching next-generation cathode materials have made a significant advance in understanding oxygen-redox processes involved ...

2 hours ago in Energy & Green Tech
Medical Xpress / New pre-clinical SHIV remission study shows progress in delaying viral load rebound

A recent preclinical study by U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) researchers showed that an experimental therapy combining a TLR7 agonist and two broadly neutralizing antibodies delayed viral rebound in SHIV-infected ...

Phys.org / Optimally promoting biodiversity in agricultural landscapes

Due to modern agriculture, biodiversity across many species groups is in decline. Over the last three decades, attempts have been made to counteract this with agri-environmental schemes at various levels—from the national ...

3 hours ago in Biology
Phys.org / COVID-19 lockdown highlights ozone chemistry in China

In early 2020, daily life in Northern China slammed to a halt as the region entered a strict period of lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19. Emissions from transportation and industry plummeted. Emissions of nitrogen oxides ...

3 hours ago in Earth
Phys.org / New study challenges 'established' mechanism about selectivity of cellular ion channels

The cell membranes of all organisms contain ion channels that permit ions to pass into or out of the cell, and these channels play extremely important roles in fundamental physiological processes such as heartbeats and the ...

3 hours ago in Biology
Phys.org / Velcro-like cellular proteins key to tissue strength

Where do bodily tissues get their strength? New University of Colorado Boulder research provides important new clues to this long-standing mystery, identifying how specialized proteins called cadherins join forces to make ...

3 hours ago in Biology
Medical Xpress / Mutant gene-targeted immunotherapy approach developed

A novel targeted immunotherapy approach developed by researchers at the Ludwig Center, the Lustgarten Laboratory, and Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center employs new ...

5 hours ago in Genetics
Phys.org / Neandertals had the capacity to perceive and produce human speech

Neandertals—the closest ancestor to modern humans—possessed the ability to perceive and produce human speech, according to a new study published by an international multidisciplinary team of researchers including Binghamton ...

7 hours ago in Biology
Medical Xpress / Srudy shows how tissue's microscopic geometry affects spread of cancer

Oregon State University research has revealed a crucial mechanism behind one of humankind's most deadly physiological processes: the movement of malignant cells from one part of the body to another.

3 hours ago in Medical research
Tech Xplore / A design to improve the resilience and electrical performance thin metal film based electrodes

Flexible electrodes, electronic components that conduct electricity, are of key importance for the development of numerous wearable technologies, including smartwatches, fitness trackers and health monitoring devices. Ideally, ...

Medical Xpress / Why some rural enrollees in Medicare Advantage are switching to traditional Medicare

More than one out of every 10 seniors (10.5%) enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, also known as a Medicare managed care option, and living in a rural area, switched to traditional Medicare during 2010-2016. The switch ...

2 hours ago in Medical economics
Medical Xpress / Public attitude toward COVID-19 is more "infectious" than disease itself, study shows

Public attitude toward COVID-19 and its treatments is more "infectious" than the disease itself, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to analyze tweets about the virus. Researchers ...