Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Previously underexplored immune cell characteristics mapped across multiple tissues

New insights into how our immune systems work.

Scientists discovered the ideal amount of sleep in middle and old age

Too little or too much sleep is associated with poorer cognitive performance and mental health.

Six new species of direct-developing frogs discovered

These frogs potentially play a really important role in the forest ecosystem.

Giant predatory dinosaurs could hunt underwater, found study

They include species like Spinosaurus from northern Africa and Baryonyx from England.

Supermassive black holes inhibit stellar births

The study explains how black holes shut down star formation.

New method to display a highly realistic holographic image

Stackable ‘holobricks’ can make giant 3D images.

One in three young people stayed happier during lockdown

Potential contributing factors include feeling less lonely, and getting more sleep and exercise.

New 3D-printed, self-healing materials made from jelly and salt

The low-cost jelly-like materials can sense strain, temperature, and humidity.

New 2D material could store quantum information at room temperature

The material can emit single photons from atomic-scale defects in its structure at room temperature.

A fully woven, smart display

A 46-inch woven display with smart sensors, energy harvesting, and storage integrated directly into the fabric.

Live cells in human breast milk could help breast cancer research

Offering insight into the relationship between pregnancy, lactation, and breast cancer.

‘Dark Genome’ offers clues to treatment of Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

The study opens up huge potential for new druggable targets.

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