Science research news
Found 50 science articles.
For older articles, see the archives.
 
The delicate balance of treating growing but brittle bones
1-February-2019

Turning off a bone receptor protein could potentially treat osteoporosis in children without affecting bone growth.

Read more of the article entitled 'The delicate balance of treating growing but brittle bones'

Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Gravitational waves: From Newton to Einstein to LIGO and beyond
31-January-2019

“It’s not that Newton’s theory was wrong,” says Professor Barry Barish, an experimental physicist from the California Institute of Technology and University of California, Riverside. “It was just incomplete and didn’t describe all of nature,” he says.

Read more of the article entitled 'Gravitational waves: From Newton to Einstein to LIGO and beyond '

Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
What causes rats without a Y chromosome to become male?
31-January-2019

A look at the brains of an endangered spiny rat off the coast of Japan by University of Missouri (MU) Bond Life Sciences Center scientist Cheryl Rosenfeld could illuminate the subtle genetic influences that stimulate a mammal’s cells to develop as male versus female in the absence of a Y chromosome.

Read more of the article entitled 'What causes rats without a Y chromosome to become male? '

Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Fate of the subducted oceanic crust revealed by laboratory experiments
31-January-2019

Laboratory experiments at extreme pressures and temperatures lead to precise measurements of the sound velocity of CaSiO3 perovskite which is one of the important constituent minerals in the Earth's mantle. The measurements suggested the accumulation of the subducted oceanic crust beneath the 660 km discontinuity.

Read more of the article entitled 'Fate of the subducted oceanic crust revealed by laboratory experiments'

Contact: Ehime University Institution: Ehime University
 
Succeeded in Finding Intermediates Synthesized in Oxidation
31-January-2019

Korean researchers have discovered new active intermediates in high-efficient oxidation using biomimetic manganese enzyme and artificial oxidants.

Read more of the article entitled 'Succeeded in Finding Intermediates Synthesized in Oxidation'

Contact: Dajung Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
Create Account...