Studies

Breaking research from science, medicine and technology.

Researchers from the Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry in the University of Helsinki’s Department of Chemistry, Finland, have managed to draw in an alcohol-based solution using laser light. The research was published in Macromolecules, a significant international journal. …read more Source: EurekAlert

Children of survivors of extremely stressful life events face adjustment challenges of their own, as has been most carefully studied among the children of Nazi Death Camp survivors. This “intergenerational” transmission of stress response has been studied predominately from the psychological perspective. However, recent research …

Using an in-orbit robot to capturing a malfunctioning satellite that is tumbling out of control is currently just a theoretical idea. However, research inspired by nature to be published in the forthcoming issue of International Journal of Mechanisms and Robotic Systems, could take us a …

Tumors become highly malignant when they acquire the ability to colonize other tissues and form metastases. Researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have identified a factor that promotes metastasis of colon tumors — and presents a possible target for therapy. …read more Source: EurekAlert

Riboswitches are RNA segments that switch genes on and off, either during DNA transcription or during protein translation, but little is known about the precise workings of this process. A study at SISSA uncovers some of the basic steps in this complex mechanism and paves …

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