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Found 76 articles for April 2017.
 
Glowing report on plant hormone function
13-April-2017

A biological sensor can identify and quantify the activity of a little-known class of plant hormones, strigolactones.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Feeling the heat in cells
13-April-2017

New nano-sized sensors provide unprecedented data on how heat diffuses in and out of living cells.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Medicine
 
New energies in gas sensing
13-April-2017

An ultrathin semiconducting sheet showing gas-responsive electronic properties may lead to highly sensitive gas sensors.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
A new mineral from the oldest solar system solids in meteorites
13-April-2017

Researchers have identified a new mineral in the oldest solar system solids from primitive meteorites. They've named it "rubinite" after Dr. Alan E. Rubin, a pioneering cosmochemist at University of California, Los Angeles. Rubinite was officially approved in March 2017 by the International Mineralogical Association.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Unraveling the mechanism of skin barrier formation
14-April-2017

Scientists have identified the gene responsible for generating acylceramide, the key lipid in forming the skin barrier that protects us from pathogens, allergens and other harmful substances. This finding could prove crucial in developing medicines for treating atopic dermatitis and ichthyosis.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
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