Seismic waves from earthquakes reveal changes in the Earth’s outer core

In May 1997, a large earthquake shook the Kermadec Islands region in the South Pacific Ocean. A little over 20 years later, in September 2018, a second big earthquake hit…

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A case of internal observation using X-ray CT, aiming to discover the vibration damping mechanism

Credit: COPYRIGHT (C) TOYOHASHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Overview The research team formed by the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Toyohashi University of Technology, Professor Asahiro Nagatani of…

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Oncotarget | New oncology-focused papers published in Volume 13

BUFFALO, NY- June 23, 2022 – At the start of 2022, Oncotarget began publishing research papers in a continuous publishing format in yearly volumes. As of June 23, 2022, Oncotarget…

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Sanoff offers perspective on a promising rectal cancer study in the New England Journal of Medicine

CHAPEL HILL, NC—UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Hanna K. Sanoff, MD, MPH, is the author of a viewpoint in the New England Journal of Medicine that provides a perspective on…

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Electrolyte additive offers lithium battery performance breakthrough

UPTON, NY—A team of researchers led by chemists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has learned that an electrolyte additive allows stable high-voltage cycling of nickel-rich…

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Investigational drug attacks synovial sarcoma, a rare type of tumor

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a way to attack synovial sarcoma — a rare tumor of soft tissues, such as ligaments and muscles…

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Virtual biopsy set to transform heart transplant care

The days of heart transplant survivors undergoing invasive biopsies could soon be over after a new MRI technique has proven to be safe and effective; reducing complications and hospital admissions….

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Sunsmart streets using recycled rubber last twice as long

Rubber from used tyres acts like sunscreen for roads and halves the rate of sun damage when mixed with bitumen, new research has found.   Rubber from used tyres acts like…

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Polymersomes efficiently deliver siRNA to treat breast cancers in preclinical model

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Small interfering RNAs, or siRNAs, hold promise to treat tumors, through their ability to specifically knock down oncogenes that promote tumor growth, without the toxicity that accompanies…

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Mixing laser- and x-ray-beams

Unlike fictional laser swords, real laser beams do not interact with each other when they cross – unless the beams meet within a suitable material allowing for nonlinear light-matter interaction….

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