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Laser activated gold pyramids could deliver drugs, DNA into cells without harm

Laser activated gold pyramids could deliver drugs, DNA into cells without harm

The ability to deliver cargo like drugs or DNA into cells is essential for biological research and disease therapy but cell membranes are very...
Worm-inspired material strengthens, changes shape in response to its environment

Worm-inspired material strengthens, changes shape in response to its environment

A new material that naturally adapts to changing environments was inspired by the strength, stability, and mechanical performance of the jaw of a marine...
Finding the 'ghost particles' might be more challenging than what we thought

Finding the ‘ghost particles’ might be more challenging than what we thought

Dubbed as "ghost particles," neutrinos have no electric charge and their masses are so tiny that they are difficult to observe. The sun, nuclear reactors,...
Running away from Einstein

Running away from Einstein

Einstein’s theory of gravity may have to be rewritten, after researchers at the University of St Andrews found a gigantic ring of galaxies darting...
Why a raindrop or spilt coffee splashes

Why a raindrop or spilt coffee splashes?

New research from the University of Warwick generates fresh insight into how a raindrop or spilt coffee splashes. Dr James Sprittles from the Mathematics Institute...
Relativistic electrons uncovered with NASA's Van Allen Probes

Relativistic electrons uncovered with NASA’s Van Allen Probes

Earth's radiation belts, two doughnut-shaped regions of charged particles encircling our planet, were discovered more than 50 years ago, but their behavior is still...
Solid metal has 'structural memory' of its liquid state

Solid metal has ‘structural memory’ of its liquid state

New work from a team including Carnegie's Guoyin Shen and Yoshio Kono used high pressure and temperature to reveal a kind of "structural memory"...
Scientists create new form of matter, a time crystal

A new era for physics? Scientists create new form of matter, a time crystal

Salt, snowflakes and diamonds are all crystals, meaning their atoms are arranged in 3-D patterns that repeat. Today scientists are reporting in the journal Nature on the...
A new look at the nature of dark matter

A new look at the nature of dark matter

A new study suggests that the gravitational waves detected by the LIGO experiment must have come from black holes generated during the collapse of...
Yale-led team puts dark matter on the map

Yale-led team puts dark matter on the map

A Yale-led team has produced one of the highest-resolution maps of dark matter ever created, offering a detailed case for the existence of cold...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...

To control your blood pressure, try to eat 3 foods and avoid 4 things

High blood pressure is a common chronic health condition. It is a silent killer because there are no obvious symptoms. However, it is a big...