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New discovery offers treatments for heart disease and kidney disease

Scientists find a protein called soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) that could be responsible for both atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and kidney disease.

These swarming microrobots could self-organize into diverse patterns

Researchers at Cornell University and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have made an exciting breakthrough in the field of microrobotics.

New method may predict heart attacks by finding vulnerable plaques

Researchers have employed a technique known as radiomics to predict potential cardiac events, such as heart attacks.

How to deal with solar panels at the end of their useful life

An alarming issue looms over the industry: about 90% of solar panels may end up in landfills once they reach the end of their lifespan.

How can we stop bone loss in chronic kidney disease?

Many people with chronic kidney problem also have a bone problem called renal osteodystrophy (ROD). This condition weakens bones over time and makes them more likely to break.

Car thieves are using increasingly sophisticated methods, and most new vehicles are vulnerable

Car theft is on the rise, according to AA Insurance Services. Worryingly, thieves are increasingly using high-tech tools to target weaknesses in the same sensors and computerized systems.

Arsenic contamination of food and water is a global public health concern – researchers...

Up to 200 million people worldwide are exposed to arsenic-contaminated drinking water at levels above the legal limit of 10 parts per billion.

A new hope for people with osteoarthritis

Link_TSG6 can stop the production of enzymes that cause damage to cartilage, a soft tissue that helps protect our joints.

Will AI robots take middle-class jobs?

Our newsfeeds are filled with talk about the rapid rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in software such as ChatGPT and Stable Diffusion, which can...

Small material changes could revolutionize electric vehicle batteries

Developing electric vehicle (EV) batteries that can charge as quickly as filling a car with gasoline holds the key to accelerating the adoption of...

Scientists detect organic molecules in the most distant galaxy

In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have detected complex organic molecules in a galaxy over 12 billion light-years...

It’s time to bust the ‘calories in, calories out’ weight-loss myth

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, there’s a good chance you’ve been told it all comes down to a simple “calories in, calories...

Inflammation in brain: a prolonged effect of long COVID

Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto have discovered elevated levels of inflammation in the brains of patients with...

Eat a low-carb breakfast to help your blood sugar

Imagine a group of international scientists, led by a pair from the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan, giving you a new way to...

Detecting dangerous liver cancer: a new discovery

When someone gets cancer, it's best to find it early. Catching cancer fast can help a patient have a better chance of getting better. A...

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One spacecraft could visit all of Saturn’s inner large moons

If you've ever played Kerbal Space Program, you know how difficult it can be to get your spacecraft into the orbit you want. It's even...

Mixboard: Create cool music mashups with ease, thanks to AI!

Have you ever thought of blending your favorite tracks to create something unique? Now, a cool new app named Mixboard lets you do exactly that!

Why do rocks in the Kuiper Belt come in all colors of the rainbow?...

Imagine our Solar System as a big neighborhood. At the far end of it, just past Neptune's orbit, lies a massive icy zone known as the Kuiper Belt.

Scientists discover elephant graveyard in North Florida

Around five and a half million years ago, a remarkable event unfolded in what is now North Florida. Several gomphotheres, fascinating relatives of elephants, met...

Rocks could be the future of solar energy collection

Certain rocks from Tanzania, like soapstone and granite, can store heat from the sun quite well, which can be used later for different purposes.