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Splitting Water: Nanoscale Imaging Yields Key Insights

In the quest to realize artificial photosynthesis to convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into fuel – just as plants do – researchers need...

CRISPR-Based Tool Maps Gene Function in Human Cells

UC San Francisco scientists have used a high-throughput CRISPR-based technique to rapidly map the functions of nearly 500 genes in human cells, many of...

Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model

Wrinkled skin and hair loss are hallmarks of aging. What if they could be reversed? Keshav Singh, Ph.D., and colleagues have done just that, in...
Doctors rely on more than just data for medical decision making

Doctors rely on more than just data for medical decision making

Many technology companies are working on artificial intelligence systems that can analyze medical data to help diagnose or treat health problems. Such systems raise...
Sea pickles are settling into the Pacific Northwest

Sea pickles are settling into the Pacific Northwest

New research led by UO marine biologist Kelly Sutherland and her graduate student Hilarie Sorensen makes that conclusion about the tubular colonial jellies, known...
Tanning Beds: A Carcinogen at the Gym

Tanning Beds: A Carcinogen at the Gym

Gyms are places people go to get healthier. But nearly half the gyms in the U.S. contain a potentially addictive carcinogen – tanning beds,...

How Virtual Worlds Can Recreate the Geographic History of Life

The Amazon and the adjacent Andean slopes in South America host an astonishing richness of plants and animals. These species have been sources of...

Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival

People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were...
Why cell phone use leads to distracted driving

Distracted driving: Half of Parents Use Cellphones While Driving with Young Children in the...

A new study from a team of researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing)...

Researchers Move Closer to Completely Optical Artificial Neural Network

Researchers have shown that it is possible to train artificial neural networks directly on an optical chip. The significant breakthrough demonstrates that an optical...