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A look into the evolution of the eye
A team of researchers, among them a zoologist from the University of Cologne, has succeeded in reconstructing a 160 million year old compound eye of a fossil crustacean found in southeastern France visible. With the reconstruction of the eye, the scientists succeeded in making the structure of soft tissue visible -- which was long considered to be impossible. (2016-01-26)

Zooming into cilia sheds light into blinding diseases
A new study reveals an unprecedented close-up view of cilia linked to blindness. (2019-11-05)

Scientists discover new 'architecture' in corn
New research on the US's most economically important agricultural plant -- corn -- has revealed a different internal structure of the plant than previously thought, which can help optimize how corn is converted into ethanol. (2019-01-21)

At long last, a 3D picture of an interstellar cloud, a clue to star formation
A duo of astronomers has accomplished a difficult feat: determining the 3D structure of an interstellar cloud, the birth site of stars. (2018-05-10)

Researchers bring high res magnetic resonance imaging to nanometer scale
A new technique that brings magnetic resonance imaging to the nanometer scale with unprecedented resolution will open the door for major advances in understanding new materials, virus particles and proteins that cause diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. (2018-02-21)

New research on the muscles of elite athletes: When quality is better than quantity
A Danish-Swedish research team working on a project led by University of Southern Denmark has discovered that muscle endurance is not only determined by the number of mitochondria, but also their structure. (2016-11-02)

Scientists elucidate the crystal structure of sodium boride
An international team of scientists predicts the ground-state structure of sodium boride. Researchers worked out the chemical composition, crystal structure, and properties of Na2B30 -- a compound that remains stable at standard conditions and has long been the subject of heated debate. The compound is potentially superhard and can exist at standard conditions. (2018-03-28)

Predicting an insect community structure based on genomic variation in a tree species
Researchers have discovered a rule to predict an arthropod community structure based on the genomic variation in a foundation tree species. (2018-03-13)

Callous and unemotional traits show in brain structure of boys only
Callous-unemotional traits are linked to differences in brain structure in boys, but not girls. This reports a European research team led by the University of Basel and University of Basel Psychiatric Hospital in a study on brain development in 189 adolescents. The journal Neuroimage: Clinical has published the results. (2017-12-27)

Unresolved puzzles in exotic nuclei
In a new review published in EPJ A, Terry Fortune from the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, USA, discusses the structure of unstable and unbound forms of Helium, Lithium, and Beryllium nuclei that have unusually large neutron to proton ratios -- dubbed 'exotic' light nuclei. Many unstable atomic nuclei live long enough to be able serve as targets for further nuclear reactions -- especially in hot environments like the interior of stars. (2018-03-27)

Cartilage discovery offers arthritis hope
Scientists have revealed the intricate structure of cartilage in what they hope will provide clues to how the crippling joint disease osteoarthritis might one day be treated. (2007-01-10)

NASA spots sub-tropical storm 11S still swirling
Once a tropical storm, now a sub-tropical storm, the remnants of the tropical low pressure area formerly known as 11S was spotted by NASA's Aqua satellite, still spinning in the Southern Indian Ocean. (2017-03-15)

How to roll a nanotube: Demystifying carbon nanotubes' structure control
A key advancement in the design of high performance carbon-based electronics. (2017-02-15)

Open relationships just as satisfying as monogamous ones, U of G study reveals
Couples in non-monogamous relationships have the same level of relationship satisfaction, psychological well-being and sexual satisfaction as those in monogamous relationships, a new University of Guelph study has found. (2018-06-28)

Structure and function of photosynthesis protein explained in detail
An international team of researchers has solved the structure and elucidated the function of photosynthetic complex I. This membrane protein complex plays a major role in dynamically rewiring photosynthesis. The team from the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Osaka University and Ruhr-Universität Bochum together with their collaboration partners report the work in the journal ''Science'', published online on Dec. 20, 2018. (2018-12-21)

Shape separates substance
Researchers at University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) report a new physical model that shows how the topology of a porous material influences the phase separation of binary mixtures. The model uses two variables, the density field of a porous structure and the composition field of a binary mixture, to show that topology has very different effects on phase separation depending on the porous structure being random and either 2D or 3D. (2017-12-22)

Study compares PhD programs in different countries
The PhD degree was established in Berlin 200 years ago and has spread across the world. Today there is a global tendency to follow the programs currently used either in the United States or in Continental Europe. (2017-09-18)

Diffused light shows clear structures
Scientists gain an insight into the fascinating world of atoms and molecules using x-ray microscopes. Ground-breaking research by physicists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY) in Hamburg, and the University of Hamburg has paved the way towards new imaging techniques. The team of scientists have successfully developed and tested a method which is considerably more effective than conventional procedures. The researchers' findings have recently been published in the renowned journal Nature Physics. (2017-11-06)

Mixing and matching yeast DNA
Osaka University scientists show molecular factors that determine why some regions in yeast chromosomes are apt for remodeling, while other regions stay faithful during cell replication. (2017-09-11)

The origin of snakes -- new evolutionary scenario presented
The early evolution of snakes happened from surface-terrestrial to burrowing in the lizard-snake transition suggests a research group at the University of Helsinki. (2018-01-25)

Architecture of cellular control center mTORC2 elucidated
The protein complex mTORC2 controls cellular lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Researchers from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and the ETH Zurich have now succeeded in deciphering the 3-D structure of this important protein complex. The results have recently been published in eLife. (2018-02-20)

New neutron holography technique opens a window for obtaining clear 3-D atomic images
NITech-led collaboration working with Japanese particle accelerator facilities shows that neutron holograms can reveal the precise atomic structure of doped materials, offering a new characterization technique for materials scientists. (2017-08-28)

Is the Bitcoin network an oligarchy?
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be analysed because every transaction is traceable. This means that they are an attractive system for physicists to study. In a paper published in EPJ B, Leonardo Ermann from the National Commission for Atomic Energy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and colleagues from the University of Toulouse, France, have examined the structure of the Bitcoin-owner community by looking at transactions of this cryptocurrency between 2009 and 2013. (2018-07-02)

Scientists Describe the Structure of a Prospective Luminesce Substance
A physicist from Siberian Federal University (SFU) and Kirensky Institute of Physics Federal Research Center KSC SB RAS (IF) described the structure and properties of a new substance obtained by his Chinese colleagues. These are layered crystals of rare earth metal hydroxides Ln2(OH)4SO4 (Ln=Eu-Lu, Y) that may acts as eco-friendly sources of phosphors (substances that transform different energies into emission of light) for panels, screens, and other electronic devices. The discovery was reported by Chemistry: A European Journal. (2017-12-15)

Penguin brains not changed by loss of flight
Losing the ability to fly gave ancient penguins their unique locomotion style. But leaving the sky behind didn't cause major changes in their brain structure, researchers from The University of Texas at Austin suggest after examining the skull of the oldest known penguin fossil. (2016-03-01)

Scientists from MSU proposed a way of increasing the efficiency of solar batteries
Researchers from Department of Material Sciences, Lomonosov MSU, explained how changing the ratio of components forming light-absorbing layer of a perovskite solar cell influences the structure of created films and battery efficiency. The results of the study were published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. (2017-10-05)

Are you happy you voted -- or didn't?
An analysis of 22 election-period surveys in five countries shows that people who cast a ballot are much more glad they did than people who abstain. (2017-09-22)

A new hope in treating neurodegenerative disease
Korean researchers have clarified the fundamentals of coiled toxin protein which causes neurodegenerative brain disorders. The result is expected to speed the development of treatment for neurodegenerative disorder. (2019-01-04)

Rosalind Franklin University leads study in solving the structure of ATP synthase
A team of scientists headed by Rosalind Franklin University Professor David M. Mueller, Ph.D., has solved the structure of mitochondrial ATP synthase, an enzyme that makes ATP, adenosine triphosphate, the major energy source of cells. (2018-04-17)

Zigzag DNA
How the cell organizes DNA into tightly packed chromosomes. Nature publication by Delft University of Technology and EMBL Heidelberg. (2020-03-04)

Researchers learn more about reducing noise in tire systems by altering belt structure
The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of the belt structure on tire vibration and noise and as well as the relevant physical laws. (2018-02-27)

Poll: Majority of Americans support legalization of sports betting
A majority of Americans polled say they support the legalization of gambling on professional sports and although illegal in most states, one in five fans has placed a bet on pro sports. (2017-09-26)

Atomic 're-packing' behind metallic glass mystery
A new method uncovers a four-decade mystery about metallic glass that could allow researchers to fine-tune its properties to develop new materials. (2017-03-29)

USTC reports diamond ring architecture of a protein complex
Professor CAI Gang from USTC and Professor Jacques Côté's team reports the 4.7 Å structure of the yeast NuA4/TIP60 complex, which elucidates the detailed architecture and molecular interactions between NuA4 subunits. A related study is published online in Nature Communications on March 19. (2018-03-20)

A new way to discover structures of membrane proteins
University of Toronto scientists have discovered a better way to extract proteins from the membranes that encase them, making it easier to study how cells communicate with each other to create human health and disease. (2017-02-07)

Rise of populism affects wildlife management in US
A cultural backlash stemming from the rise of populism may limit opportunities for state fish and wildlife agencies to adapt to changing social values in the United States. (2017-11-03)

Ultra-white coating modelled on beetle scales
Researchers have developed a super-thin, non-toxic, lightweight, edible ultra-white coating that could be used to make brighter paints and coatings, for use in the cosmetic, food or pharmaceutical industries. (2018-03-13)

FSU researchers determine a critical factor in workings of proteins
Scientists know that a better understanding of how proteins bond could lead to more effective treatments for genetic disorders and other life-threatening conditions. Now, a pair of Florida State University researchers' new theory has been proven to accurately predict the association rate for proteins. Their theory is outlined in the February issue of the scientific journal Structure. (2007-02-14)

How lactoferrin clamps down on free roaming iron ions to stop nefarious effects on cells
What prevents our cells being damaged due to overexposure to iron ions is a protein called lactoferrin, known for its ability to bind tightly to such ions. In a new study published in EPJ E, Lilia Anghel from the Institute of Chemistry in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, and research collaborators use combined experimental and molecular dynamics simulationto study the changes in the structure of lactoferrin as it binds to iron ions. (2018-09-20)

Incentive to move
A researcher from the University of Freiburg demonstrates how single-cell archaea determine what direction to swim. (2018-01-23)

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