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The electrochemical reactions inside the porous electrodes of batteries and fuel cells have been described by theorists, but never measured directly. Now, a team at MIT has figured out a way to measure the...

A team of researchers from five Swedish universities, led by Karolinska Institutet and the Science for Life Laboratory, have identified a new way of treating cancer. The concept is presented in the journal ...

The first comprehensive map of hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old family tree—reconstructed based on careful analysis of 284 of the world's 338 known species—tells a story of rapid and ongoing...

The mammalian heart has generally been considered to lack the ability to repair itself after injury, but a 2011 study in newborn mice challenged this view, providing evidence for complete regeneration after...

Cell culture studies suggest that vitamin A derivatives can reverse pre-malignant lesions to normality, but only has a small window of opportunity as it has no impact on invasive or tumorigenic stage cells. These...

Approximately 50% of elderly humans experience sleep disorders, with consequences for quality of life and poor health. However, a new study on the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster suggests that manipulation of...

A new study done on pregnant women with gestational diabetes as well as type 2 diabetes shows interesting results and possible treatment options for diabetic patients. Pregnant women with diabetes and type 2...

Scientists now present a protein that facilitates the control of nerve cells by light. It might be used as a basis of studies of diseases of the nervous system. The ChlocC channelrhodopsin presented now reacts about...