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Targeting tired immune cells to prevent breast cancer

Mapping cellular shifts in the adult human breast.

The oldest fossilized forest found along the Devon and Somerset coast

Earth’s earliest forest revealed in Somerset fossils.

JWST identified neon signs that offer clues to planet formation

Using the noble gases neon and argon.

Astronomers observed oldest ‘dead’ galaxy yet

A galaxy that suddenly stopped forming new stars.

Iron deficiency from infection may trigger long COVID

Iron imbalance and inflammatory stress affect COVID-19 outcomes.

Brain counters age-related cognitive decline

Neural signs show the brain compensating for fluid intelligence decline in healthy aging.

Ancient seafloor vents supplied life-giving minerals into Earth’s early oceans

Study highlights the importance of hydrothermal vents in supplying minerals.

New robotic sensor uses AI to read Braille at 2x the speed of humans

The robot was able to read the braille at 315 words per minute.

Eliminating the largest wine glasses reduces wine sold in bars and pubs

The finding could provide one way of nudging customers to drink less alcohol.

Unraveling pregnancy disorders with ‘mini-placentas’

Uterine NK cells influence early pregnancy trophoblasts.

The oldest black hole ever observed

It is ‘eating’ its host galaxy to death.

COVID-19 vaccine gaps linked to 7,000+ hospitalizations, deaths

Link between undervaccination and severe COVID-19.

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