Environmental light shown to affect retention of traumatic long-term memory in flies Tokyo, Japan – Scientists from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered that Drosophila flies lose long-term memory (LTM) of a traumatic event when kept in the dark, the first confirmation of environmental light playing a role in LTM maintenance. The teamRead More →

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A study published in the prestigious journal Nature Ecology and Evolution and led by researchers from the Laboratory of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning at Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO) provides novel evidence that multiple elements of soil biodiversity are fundamental for maintaining the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems across global biomes A gramRead More →

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Emerging viral infections—from bird flu to Ebola to Zika infections—pose major threats to global public health, and understanding their origins can help investigators design defensive strategies against future outbreaks. A new study provides important insights on the potential origins of the most recent outbreak of viral pneumonia in China, whichRead More →

Using DNA, smallest silica particles, and carbon nanotubes, researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) developed novel programmable materials. These nanocomposites can be tailored to various applications and programmed to degrade quickly and gently. For medical applications, they can create environments in which human stem cells can settle down andRead More →

Oxygen is the most abundant element on the Earth’s surface and is critical for chemical reactions that keep the body alive, including the reactions that produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP) (a complex organic chemical that provides energy to drive many processes in living cells). Nearly all of the oxygen found on Earth todayRead More →

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The muscular system is responsible for the movement of the human body and muscles come in all shapes and sizes but.. which one is the strongest muscle in the body? In the muscular system, muscle tissue is categorized into three distinct types: Skeletal muscle: Skeletal muscles (also called voluntary muscles) are attached to bones by tendons andRead More →