Catalyst surface analysed at atomic resolution

Journal Reference: Weikai Xiang, Nating Yang, Xiaopeng Li, Julia Linnemann, Ulrich Hagemann, Olaf Ruediger, Markus Heidelmann, Tobias Falk, Matteo Aramini, Serena DeBeer, Martin Muhler, Kristina Tschulik, Tong Li. 3D atomic-scale imaging of mixed Co-Fe spinel oxide nanoparticles during oxygen evolution reaction. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27788-2 At RUB, a team headed by Weikai … Read more

Astronomers identify potential clue to reinonization of universe

Journal Reference: P Kaaret, J Bluem, A H Prestwich. Rapid turn-on of a luminous X-ray source in the candidate Lyman continuum emitting galaxy Tol 0440-381. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/mnrasl/slab127 During this time, the once hotter universe began to cool and matter clumped together, forming the first stars and … Read more

Will this new superpower molecule revolutionize science?

Journal Reference: Shankar Pandey, Shankar Mandal, Mathias Bogetoft Danielsen, Asha Brown, Changpeng Hu, Niels Johan Christensen, Alina Vitaliyivna Kulakova, Shixi Song, Tom Brown, Knud J. Jensen, Jesper Wengel, Chenguang Lou, Hanbin Mao. Chirality transmission in macromolecular domains. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27708-4 Now an international research team reports to have created a powerful … Read more

New neural circuits discovered that regulate spatial learning and memory in the brain’s hippocampal formation

Journal Reference: Xiaoxiao Lin, Michelle Amalraj, Crisylle Blanton, Brenda Avila, Todd C. Holmes, Douglas A. Nitz, Xiangmin Xu. Noncanonical projections to the hippocampal CA3 regulate spatial learning and memory by modulating the feedforward hippocampal trisynaptic pathway. PLOS Biology, 2021; 19 (12): e3001127 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001127 The study, titled “Non-canonical projections to the hippocampal CA3 regulate spatial … Read more

Chemists use DNA to build the world’s tiniest antenna

Journal Reference: Scott G. Harroun, Dominic Lauzon, Maximilian C. C. J. C. Ebert, Arnaud Desrosiers, Xiaomeng Wang, Alexis Vallée-Bélisle. Monitoring protein conformational changes using fluorescent nanoantennas. Nature Methods, 2021 DOI: 10.1038/s41592-021-01355-5 “The results are so exciting that we are currently working on setting up a start-up company to commercialize and make this nanoantenna available to … Read more

Ocean physics explain cyclones on Jupiter

Journal Reference: Siegelman, L., Klein, P., Ingersoll, A.P. et al. Moist convection drives an upscale energy transfer at Jovian high latitudes. Nat. Phys., 2022 DOI: 10.1038/s41567-021-01458-y Lead author Lia Siegelman, a physical oceanographer and postdoctoral scholar at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, decided to pursue the research after noticing … Read more

Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting optimal heart health targets

Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting optimal heart health targets – NovLink Home Mash T Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting optimal heart health targets We would like to say thanks to the author of this article … Read more

Medieval warhorses were surprisingly small in stature

Journal Reference: Carly Ameen, Helene Benkert, Tamsyn Fraser, Rebecca Gordon, Matilda Holmes, Will Johnson, Malene Lauritsen, Mark Maltby, Karina Rapp, Tess Townend, Gary Paul Baker, Laura May Jones, Camille Vo Van Qui, Robert Webley, Robert Liddiard, Naomi Sykes, Oliver H. Creighton, Richard Thomas, Alan K. Outram. In search of the ‘great horse’: A zooarchaeological assessment … Read more

Novel brainstem circuit gives rise to the rhythms of vocalization

Journal Reference: Xin Paul Wei, Matthew Collie, Bowen Dempsey, Gilles Fortin, Kevin Yackle. A novel reticular node in the brainstem synchronizes neonatal mouse crying with breathing. Neuron, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.12.014 “Just to laugh or shout, the body has to coordinate about 100 different muscles in a rhythmic pattern within a single breath,” said Kevin Yackle, … Read more

Adult epilepsy treatment reduces seizures in children

Journal Reference: Yasunori Nagahama, Thomas M Zervos, Kristina K Murata, Lynette Holman, Torin Karsonovich, Jonathon J Parker, Jia-Shu Chen, H Westley Phillips, Marytery Fajardo, Hiroki Nariai, Shaun A Hussain, Brenda E Porter, Gerald A Grant, John Ragheb, Shelly Wang, Brent R O’Neill, Allyson L Alexander, Robert J Bollo, Aria Fallah. Real-World Preliminary Experience With Responsive … Read more

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