Using sound and bubbles to make bandages stickier and longer lasting

Researchers have discovered that they can control the stickiness of adhesive bandages using ultrasound waves and bubbles. This breakthrough could lead to new advances in medical adhesives, especially in cases…

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Princeton’s Sorensen lab develops concise synthesis of pleurotin

From the perspective of chemists, pleurotin is an intriguing molecule. From the perspective of chemists, pleurotin is an intriguing molecule. There is strong evidence of untapped therapeutic properties as a…

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Low pressure, high stakes: UNLV physicists make major gains in race for room-temperature superconductivity

Less than two years after shocking the science world with the discovery of a material capable of room-temperature superconductivity, a team of UNLV physicists has upped the ante once again…

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As reflective satellites fill the skies, UArizona students are making sure astronomers can adapt

As satellites crawl across the sky, they reflect light from the sun back down to Earth, especially during the first few hours after sunset and the first few hours before…

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A flexible device that harvests thermal energy to power wearable electronics

Wearable electronics, from health and fitness trackers to virtual reality headsets, are part of our everyday lives. But finding ways to continuously power these devices is a challenge. Wearable electronics,…

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Smoke from Western wildfires can influence Arctic sea ice, researchers find

Sea ice and wildfires may be more interconnected than previously thought, according to new research out today in Science Advances. Sea ice and wildfires may be more interconnected than previously…

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Rare plants attract rare bees and birds in urban gardens

Urban gardens can be hotspots for biodiversity in cities but little is known about what drives the biodiversity of species existing at the smallest frequencies, or rare biodiversity. Rare plant…

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Strengthening the immune response to cancer

For patients with lymphoma, multiple myeloma, or certain types of leukemia, treatment with chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR T cells) is sometimes the last chance of overcoming the cancer. The treatment involves…

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New physics law could predict genetic mutations

Genetic mutations could be predicted before they occur using a new law of physics, according to a study from the University of Portsmouth. The paper finds the second law of…

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Better outcomes when police, ambulance and mental health services attend 111 mental health emergencies together, NZ study finds

Having emergency services work together to attend mental health emergencies reduces the likelihood of the person in crisis ending up in hospital, a study from the University of Otago in…

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