Human Small Intestinal Organoids have been Optimized

Human Small Intestinal Organoids have been Optimized

Researchers from the Organoid group (formerly the Clevers group) have improved human small intestinal organoid – miniature versions of the small intestine. This will help…
AI-based Screening Methods may Accelerate the Discovery of New Drugs

AI-based Screening Methods may Accelerate the Discovery of New Drugs

Developing life-saving medicines can take billions of dollars and decades of time, but the University of Central Florida researchers are aiming to speed up this…
Paper’s Rigid Waterproof Coating Sees Less Reliance on Plastic

Paper’s Rigid Waterproof Coating Sees Less Reliance on Plastic

There is a lot of research being done on ways to use less plastic in many different applications for both our benefit and the environment.…
Better Protection is Needed for the Atlantic’s At-Risk Sea Life from Growing Shipping

Better Protection is Needed for the Atlantic’s At-Risk Sea Life from Growing Shipping

According to recent University of Portsmouth research, shipping in the North East Atlantic has dramatically increased. Scientists are now warning that additional monitoring in the…
A New Look at Impulsivity’s Neurobiology

A New Look at Impulsivity’s Neurobiology

While not all impulsive behavior speaks of mental illness, a wide range of mental health disorders that often emerge in adolescence, including depression and substance…
According to a Study, Houston Residents’ Chemical Exposure Increased After Hurricane Harvey

According to a Study, Houston Residents’ Chemical Exposure Increased After Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, researchers at Oregon State University utilized silicone wristbands to gauge Houston residents’ heightened exposure to dangerous pollutants.…
Risk of a Treatable Eye Infection more than Triples with the Use of Reusable Contact Lenses

Risk of a Treatable Eye Infection more than Triples with the Use of Reusable Contact Lenses

People who wear reusable contact lenses are nearly four times as likely as those wearing daily disposables to develop a rare sight-threatening eye infection, finds…
Detecting Threats from Wear and Tear in Big Structures with Nanotube-Embedded Coating

Detecting Threats from Wear and Tear in Big Structures with Nanotube-Embedded Coating

At Rice University, a strain-sensing smart skin was created that can monitor and identify damage to big structures using extremely microscopic structures called carbon nanotubes.…
Researchers have found a substance with Brain-like Learning Capabilities

Researchers have found a substance with Brain-like Learning Capabilities

EPFL researchers have discovered that vanadium dioxide (VO2), a compound used in electronics, is capable of “remembering” the entire history of previous external stimuli. This…
Bioinspired Whisker Arrays can Function as Antennae to Find the Sources of Flow Disturbances in the Air or Under Water

Bioinspired Whisker Arrays can Function as Antennae to Find the Sources of Flow Disturbances in the Air or Under Water

Recent research by Professor Christoph Bruecker and his team at City University of London has shown that artificial whiskers, constructed as models of sea lion…
A Rechargeable and Controllable Robot Cockroach

A Rechargeable and Controllable Robot Cockroach

An international team led by researchers at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) has engineered a system for creating remote-controlled cyborg cockroaches, equipped with…
Have Cats Ever Scrubbed You While You Were Having a Cuddle?

Have Cats Ever Scrubbed You While You Were Having a Cuddle?

The phrase “making biscuits” is another name for cat kneading, which is quite beautiful and makes you want to smush your face right into your…
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