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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UTA electrical engineering professor working to make real-time artificial intelligence

University of Texas at Arlington researcher has received a three-year grant worth nearly $600,000 from the National Science Foundation to make the technology used with artificial intelligence (AI) faster and…

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Promising eco-friendly plug to treat nosebleeds

Nosebleeds, also known as epistaxis, are one of the most frequent otolaryngologic (ENT) emergencies worldwide. It is estimated that 60% of the world’s population will experience an episode of epistaxis…

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Improving heat shields at UTA’s hypersonic wind tunnel

A University of Texas at Arlington researcher is studying how turbulence in hypersonic conditions impacts the response of materials used in heat shields. A University of Texas at Arlington researcher…

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Researchers find why bat cells do not get infected by SARS-CoV-2

Bat cells have specific molecular barriers to deal with SARS-CoV-2 replication, according to a study published in the Journal of Virology — a publication of the American Society of Microbiology…

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Porous crystals bind fluorine-containing greenhouse gases

Emissions of greenhouse gases contribute significantly to global warming. Not only carbon dioxide (CO2) but also fluorine-containing gases – including so-called per- or polyfluorinated hydrocarbons, or PFCs – have a…

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Bacteria-based biohybrid microrobots on a mission to one day battle cancer

Stuttgart – A team of scientists in the Physical Intelligence Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have combined robotics with biology by equipping E. coli bacteria with…

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Zombie fly fungus lures healthy male flies to mate with female corpses

Entomophthora muscae is a widespread, pathogenic fungus that survives by infecting common houseflies with deadly spores. Now, research shows that the fungus has a unique tactic to ensure for its…

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Sperm are masters of DNA packing

During sperm production, an enormous amount of DNA has to be packed into a very small space without breaking anything. A central role is played by certain proteins around which…

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Researchers identify cells causing neuronal death in a mitochondrial disease animal model

Microglia, a type of central nervous system cell, is primarily responsible for neuronal death in Leigh Syndrome and the neurological symptoms related to this mitochondrial disease. This is the conclusion…

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