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New hope for cystic fibrosis

  New hope for cystic fibrosis A new triple-combination drug treatment being trialled at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane could increase the life expectancy of patients with cystic fibrosis. Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland (MRI-UQ) researcher Dr Lucy Burr said ...

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Shared drug discovery

  Shared drug discovery Cryptographic protocol enables greater collaboration in drug discovery Neural network that securely finds potential drugs could encourage large-scale pooling of sensitive data. Rob Matheson MIT researchers have developed a cryptographic system that could help neural networks ...

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When light, not heat, causes melting

To study phase changes in materials, such as freezing and thawing, researchers used charge density waves — electronic ripples that are analogous to the crystal structure of a solid. They found that when phase change is triggered by a pulse ...

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A cuppa a day will keep you moving

Coffee and tea can help promote physical activity   A cuppa a day will keep you moving Women who drink a daily cuppa are more likely to be physically active, University of Queensland researchers have found. The School of Human ...

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Dying Star Emits a Whisper

The three panels represent moments before, during, and after the faint supernova iPTF14gqr, visible in the middle panel, appeared in the outskirts of a spiral galaxy located 920 million light years away. The massive star that died in the supernova ...

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DTU optimizes solar cell technology

  DTU optimizes solar cell technology DTU researchers will test a new type of solar cell technology that harvests energy from two sides. By Tine Naja Berg The results are expected to contribute to Denmark becoming the leader in the ...

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How the Seeds of Planets Take Shape

  How the Seeds of Planets Take Shape Caltech researchers discover a new mechanism for describing planet formation, stellar winds, and more In theoretical research that could explain everything from planet formation to outflows from stars, to even the settling ...

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Exotic Electronics

MIT researchers have devised a way to grow a single crystalline compound semiconductor on its substrate through two-dimensional materials. The compound semiconductor thin film is then exfoliated by a flexible substrate, showing the rainbow color that comes from thin film ...

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