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Good bacteria last longer with a sugar coating

  Good bacteria last longer with a sugar coating By Miriam Meister Chr. Hansen and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark are joining forces to find a way to encapsulate health-promoting bacteria. The goal of the joint research …

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Hubble Finds Substellar Objects in the Orion Nebula

Release type: American Astronomical Society Meeting   Hubble Finds Substellar Objects in the Orion Nebula In an unprecedented deep survey for small, faint objects in the Orion Nebula, astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have uncovered the largest known population …

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Removing the Immunotherapy Blindfold

Computer illustration of cytotoxic T-lymphocytes attacking a cancer cell. UConn Health researchers are developing a technology that can identify which patients will respond to immunotherapy, with the goal of extending the benefits of the treatment to a wider group of …

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NFIA identified as promising target for treating obesity

Illustration depicting concepts of current research NFIA, a newly identified regulator of the brown fat gene program, binds to DNA beforehand and facilitates the binding of PPARγ, a master transcriptional regulator of adipogenesis—differentiation of fat cells—leading to synergistic activation of …

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“Civil courage is needed – everywhere”

Anna Baumert has been leading the research group Civil Courage at the Max Planck Institute for the Research of Collective Goods in Bonn since March 2017.   “Civil courage is needed – everywhere” Psychologist Anna Baumert and her team are …

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Artificial intelligence breaks the code to true love

  Artificial intelligence breaks the code to true love By Jesper Spangsmark The Danish TV channel DR3’s programme ‘The Love Code’ uses a self-learning algorithm developed at DTU to help singles find their soulmate. Right from old-fashioned matchmaking to modern …

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Science & Technology trends in 2018

  Science & Technology trends in 2018 Captain Tilmann Gabriel, Dr David Haynes and Dr Tarek Besold from City’s School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering consider the influential technologies and issues likely to emerge in 2018. by City Press …

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Hearts, Minds, and Microbubbles

Tyrone Porter and Kathleen Morgan are using a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Aging to develop a drug, and a delivery system, that may help prevent blood vessels from bursting and causing early-stage dementia. Photo by Jackie …

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One Million Jobs Available for Cyber Security Professionals

  One Million Jobs Available for Cyber Security Professionals UM launches three cyber security certificate programs to equip professionals for the growing employment demand. A slew of high-profile cyber security breaches have rocked the corporate and government sectors in the …

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First Exoplanet Challenge for a Nanosatellite

PicSat will remain in orbit for one year. In order to maximize contact with the nanosatellite, scientists will call on the services of radio amateurs throughout the world. The PicSat Team /LESIA/OBSPM   First Exoplanet Challenge for a Nanosatellite by …

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Intense flu season strains Houston-area care centers

Sara Jimenez, left, a patient at Houston Methodist, was turned away from two emergency departments. Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle   Intense flu season strains Houston-area care centers By Todd Ackerman With five deaths reported Thursday in the region, the …

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