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Engineers created a new type of battery that weaves two promising battery sub-fields into a single battery. The battery uses both a solid state electrolyte...

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SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can sometimes cause the immune system to mistakenly attack the person’s own body. This process, known as “autoimmunity”,...

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In a new study from Texas A&M University, researchers found eating spinach could prevent colon cancer. The finding suggests spinach might aid in cancer prevention...

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In a new study from the Rosalind Franklin Institute, researchers found a unique type of tiny antibody produced by llamas could provide a new...

This study develops a new way to treat common gut diseases

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