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Scientists unwind mystery behind DNA replication

The molecules of life are twisted. But how those familiar strands in DNA’s double helix manage to replicate without being tangled up has been...

Bioelectronic implant could prevent opioid deaths

Researchers are developing a novel, implantable device that can sense the effects of a potentially fatal level of ingested opioids and then automatically and...

Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance, study finds

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in...

2019 Ozone Hole is the Smallest on Record Since Its Discovery

The annual ozone hole reached its peak extent of 6.3 million square miles (16. 4 million square kilometers) on Sept. 8, and then shrank...

Aҫaí berry extracts fight malaria in mice

Despite humanity’s best efforts to eradicate malaria, the disease struck more than 200 million people in 2017, according to the World Health Organization. Worse...

Researchers create new catalyst that can turn carbon dioxide into fuels

Imagine grabbing carbon dioxide from car exhaust pipes and other sources and turning this main greenhouse gas into fuels like natural gas or propane:...

Researchers One Step Closer to a Universal Flu Vaccine

Despite the fact that we already have effective vaccines against the flu, researchers have been looking for a way to make them universal, whereby...

New Study Illuminates how the Brain Shields itself against Thoughts about Death

A new study by French and Israeli researchers – due out next month in the journal NeuroImage – details how the human brain protects...

New treatment may reverse celiac disease

Results of a new phase 2 clinical trial using technology developed at Northwestern Medicine show it is possible to induce immune tolerance to gluten...

X-ray telescope ‘eRosita’ sees first light

Astronomers are excited: the first images of the eRosita telescope launched in July reveal an impressive performance. After an extended commissioning phase, all seven...

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