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Water’s role in regulating muscle contraction speed

Muscle fibers exhibit active hydraulics and unique elasticity.

Webb finds a potentially habitable icy world close to Earth

Astronomers find a surprising ice world in the habitable zone with JWST data.

Nerve injuries from repetitive work motions are common

Nerve damage from occupational tasks.

Teledriving can serve as a bridge toward full autonomy

Not quite ready for autonomous taxis?

Unraveling the Mystery of Slow Solar Wind: Insights from Solar Orbiter

Researchers have made progress in uncovering the enigmatic beginnings of the 'slow' solar wind.

Similar drinking habits in couples linked to longer life

Alcohol use and mortality in older couples in the US.

Two-thirds of parents report concerns about sick days for adolescents

Parental perspectives on teenagers' concerns about sick days and academic performance.

Targeting various COVID variants by altering spike protein structure

Versatile antiviral nanoparticles, effective across SARS-CoV-2 variants.

The science behind waking up on the wrong side of the bed

It’s always darkest before the dawn for many people.

Human nerve cells mimic early central nervous system

Patterned human neural tube model with microfluidic gradients.

New plant protein fold discovery offers hope for anti-cancer drugs

Intramolecular macrocyclase identified in plant peptide biosynthesis.

A black hole giving ‘fierce feedback’

Black holes are like temperamental toddlers.

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