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Cell mapping and mini placentas reveal new details about human pregnancy

Researchers have mapped placental development to understand pregnancy disorders occur.

Gene therapy boosts cold shock protein to protect mice against neurodegenerative disease

Gene therapy increases levels of 'cold shock protein' to protect mice from prion disease.

Lack of immunological response is associated with COVID-19 severity

Obesity increases susceptibility to COVID-19.

Maintaining heart function in donors declared ‘dead’ could improve access to heart transplantation

Donated hearts could be used for transplantation after death.

Scientists discovered fossils of the largest penguin that ever lived

It weighs more than 150 kilograms.

More detailed picture of the movement of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet is now the single largest contributor to global sea-level rise.

Scientists discovered a new type of ice that could change understanding of water

The newly discovered ice is amorphous.

A new path toward high-energy quantum light

Scientists developed a theory that predicts a new way of controlling the quantum nature of light.

A solar-powered system turns plastic and greenhouse gases into a sustainable energy

The system can easily be tuned to produce different products by changing the type of catalyst.

Little ‘hurricanes’ can be used to study certain aspects of planet formation

A method to constrain a planet’s mass or age.

Scientists discovered dynamical fractal in clean magnetic crystal

These features motivated the appellation of "emergent dynamical fractal".

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