Category: Science

A new AI tool can predict mosquitoes’ ages with 98% accuracy to speed malaria research
Halth, Science

A new AI tool can predict mosquitoes’ ages with 98% accuracy to speed malaria research

flash- January 26, 2023

A schematic representation of a deep learning models that uses mosquito spectra as input to predict mosquito age classes. A CNN—no dimensionality reduction is applied: ... Read More

Pioneering approach advances study of CTCF protein in transcription biology
Biology, Science

Pioneering approach advances study of CTCF protein in transcription biology

flash- January 26, 2023

L to R: Beisi Xu, Ph.D., Chunliang Li, Ph.D.; Judith Hyle; Mohamed Nadhir Djekidel, Ph.D. Credit: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital CTCF is a critical ... Read More

NASA plans to fly its X-57 electric plane this year
Science, Space

NASA plans to fly its X-57 electric plane this year

flash- January 26, 2023

Sometime later this year—perhaps this summer, perhaps this fall—an electric aircraft from NASA, the X-57, is set to take flight in California. It’s what NASA ... Read More

Study: Dietary Nitrate Supplementation Increases Muscle Force during Exercise
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Study: Dietary Nitrate Supplementation Increases Muscle Force during Exercise

flash- January 26, 2023

Supplementation of dietary nitrate — commonly found in beetroot juice — increases nitric oxide bioavailability and can enhance exercise performance. In new research, scientists from ... Read More

Research reveals protein plaques associated with Alzheimer’s are stickier than thought
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Research reveals protein plaques associated with Alzheimer’s are stickier than thought

flash- January 26, 2023

A researcher in the lab of Rice's Angel Martí holds a vial of fluorescent dye molecules in solution. Using time-resolved spectroscopy, which tracks the fluorescence ... Read More

Watch this material melt like the T-1000 in ‘Terminator 2’
Science

Watch this material melt like the T-1000 in ‘Terminator 2’

flash- January 26, 2023

Sci-fi film fans are likely very familiar with that scene in Terminator 2 when Robert Patrick’s slick, liquid metal T-1000 robot easily congeals itself through ... Read More

Humans Will Likely Not Have Ability to Visit Nearby Exoplanets Anytime Soon, Expert Says
Science, Space

Humans Will Likely Not Have Ability to Visit Nearby Exoplanets Anytime Soon, Expert Says

flash- January 26, 2023

Astronomers recently announced the discovery of TOI-700e, a habitable-zone, Earth-sized planet some 102 light-years away in the southern constellation of Dorado. Could this new discovery ... Read More

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