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“Virtual Biopsy” accurately detects skin tumors in 15 minutes

A Rutgers University scientists have developed a new "virtual biopsy" device that can quickly determine a skin lesion’s depth and potential malignancy without using...

The effect of exercise may differ depending on the time of day

Finding the perfect time to exercise is as much about personal preference as it is physiology. Exercise is supposed to feel good—but if muscles...

Study uncovered new potential genetic causes of male infertility

Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function, or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems,...

How an atomic clock will get humans to mars on time?

In simplest terms, spacecraft navigation entails determining where the spacecraft is and keeping it on course to the desired destination. But it’s not as...

Volvo Trucks’ electric, self-driving truck ‘Vera’ gets its first job

A Sweden based automotive company, Volvo Trucks announced on Thursday that its autonomous electric truck has just been assigned its first task. The company has...

Improving taste, shelf life, production of beer, food

Purdue University-affiliated startup Induction Food Systems (IFS) has recently finished testing of a new technology that aims to improve the taste, quality and shelf...

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Cytophone detects cancer in earlier stages and prevents fatal disease spread

A team of scientists at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has successfully tested a non-invasive device called "Cytophone" that can detect...

Exciting plant vacuoles

Many plant processes similar to the humans: Cells and tissues in grain plants, including maize also communicate through electrical signals. The shape and frequency...

New small, compact coil generated world’s strongest continuous magnetic field

Researchers at the Florida State University-based National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have created a toilet paper roll-sized magnet which is less than a centimeter...

Cold quasars could rewrite our understanding of a galaxy’s lifecycle

A Cold quasar is a galaxy with a quasar at the center and abundant cold gas that can still produce new stars. Gas falling...

Carbon-neutral fuels move a step closer

Currently, the most active electrocatalysts for the conversion of CO2 to CO are gold-based nanomaterials, whereas non–precious metal catalysts have shown low to modest...

New method to improve match between DNA sample to a face database

While predicting what someone's face looks like based on a DNA sample remains extremely problematic, it is getting easier to filter the right face...

Higher weight in young children increases the risk of higher blood pressure

Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Children who are obese are above the normal weight for their age...

Low vitamin K levels linked to mobility limitation and disability in older adults

Vitamin K is a nutrient that the body requires in small, regular amounts. It is essential for the formation of several substances called coagulation...

Zebras’ stripes are used to control body temperature

Many theories have been proposed on the zebra's stripes, including avoiding predators, better heat regulation and a social function, yet there is still no...