Understanding how a fly modulates its feeding behavior could help fight obesity
Catalysis Science & Technology
Palladium catalyst speeds up two separate reactions, making useful molecules in a single process
A transducer that converts electrical signals directly into surface plasmons could allow rapid data transfer and link photonic devices to electronics
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
An image processing algorithm designed to follow directional features shows promise for mapping the blood vessel networks in the eye
Immune cells hold their memory of how to respond to allergens in a surprising way.
Nanostructured thin-films that can bend light by large angles could be a replacement for bulky glass optical components
A new method for making specialized immune cells from stem cells offers a tool for modeling inflammatory diseases in the lab
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
An integrated design strategy lowers the mass and costs of motors that move objects nanometers at a time
A magnetic method for polishing metals enables mold templates with microscale features
A system that recognizes electrical power grid fluctuations hidden in audio recordings provides a powerful forensic tool for police investigators
Scientists believe they have discovered why heart muscle cells regenerate so slowly, opening potential for inducing damaged hearts to repair themselves
Journal of Hepatology
In revealing the liver’s ‘weak spot’ for hepatitis B virus replication, A*STAR scientists are paving the way for new drug development efforts
Microtubule bridges organize the cytoskeletons of cells in the early embryo
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A new initiative will investigate the causes of heart failure in unprecedented detail.