Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 01, 2020
Researchers discover mechanism that allows SINEUPs to amplify protein production
Scientists from an international group led by the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences and Yokohama City University have discovered that a pair of proteins play a key role in allowing an important type of functional non-coding RNA, known as SINEUPs, to act to promote their target messenger RNA.

A versatile photodetector assisted by photovoltaic and bolometric effects
A versatile photodetector based on MoTe2/VO2 heterostructure integrates photovoltaic and bolometric effects.

Ninety years of data shows global warming impacts on foundation of marine ecosystems
Phytoplankton are microscopic plants that underpin ocean productivity and provide 50% of the world's oxygen via photosynthesis.

The protein dress of a neuron
New method marks proteins and reveals the receptors in which neurons are dressed

Sheer protection from electromagnetic radiation
A printable ink that is both conductive and transparent can also block radio waves.

Neurosurgeons and malpractice suits
To determine the frequency of medical malpractice suits among neurosurgeons and neurosurgeons' reactions when faced with the prospect of such lawsuits, three researchers from The Netherlands surveyed members of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Light-modulated graphene-organic heterojunction transistors realizing photocurrent logic changes
The optical intermodulation and graphene removing doping modulation proposed in this paper provide a reference for the future fabrication of graphene-based all-optical input photodetectors and photoelectric modulation devices, as well as positive and negative logic photocurrents modulated by utilizing critical value of effective exciton length.

Boosting the capacity of supercapacitors
Carefully designed covalent organic frameworks could make supercapacitor electrodes that have a greater ability to store electric charge.

Beetle larvae think with a brain 'under construction'
In human brains, hundreds of billions of nerve cells are interconnected in the most complicated way.

Machine learning that predicts anti-cancer drug efficacy
Research on anti-cancer drug response in patient-derived artificial organoids and transcriptome learning of genes associated with anti-cancer target proteins.
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