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Hepatitis B: A novel therapeutic approach to cure chronic infection

Therapeutic vaccination may help to cure chronic hepatitis B infection.

New precise measurement of the universe’s expansion rate

It strengthens the call for new physics.

The quantum internet is within reach

Secure communication between quantum computers implemented.

How roots grow hair?

“Smoke detectors” in plants also control the growth of root hair.

Sensitive robots are safer

Biologically-inspired artificial skin improves the sensory ability of robots.

Interactions between bacteria and parasites

Blood flukes and H. pylori: co-infection changes immune response.

Who benefits from a defibrillator?

ECG procedure indicates whether an implantable defibrillator will extend a patient's life.

Direct toxic action of beta-amyloid identified

Cause of early cellular dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease recognized for the first time.

Light in the nanoworld

A team of international scientists led by Alexander Holleitner and Jonathan Finley, physicists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has successfully placed light...

Vaccinations not a risk factor for multiple sclerosis

Big-data analysis shows no correlation between vaccinations and MS.

Simplifying and accelerating better food quality control

Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology have developed a new methodology for the simultaneous analysis of odorants and tastants. It could simplify and accelerate the quality control of food in the future.

A trap for positrons

Positron, also called positive electron, positively charged subatomic particle having the same mass and magnitude of charge as the electron and constituting the antiparticle...

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