New insights into fermentation enzyme will lower the chemical industry’s carbon footprint

Journal Reference: Kunio Nakata, Naoyuki Miyazaki, Hiroki Yamaguchi, Mika Hirose, Tatsuki Kashiwagi, Nidamarthi H.V. Kutumbarao, Osamu Miyashita, Florence Tama, Hiroshi Miyano, Toshimi Mizukoshi, Kenji Iwasaki. High-resolution structure of phosphoketolase from Bifidobacterium longum determined by cryo-EM single-particle analysis. Journal of Structural Biology, 2022; 214 (2): 107842 DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2022.107842 A technique known as cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM) … Read more

Dual-mode endoscope offers unprecedented insights into uterine health

Journal Reference: Jinke Zhang, Meng Du, JInghui Fang, Shengmiao Lv, Wenjin Lou, Zhihua Xie, Zhiyi Chen, Xiaojing Gong. In vivo evaluation of endometrium through dual-modality intrauterine endoscopy. Biomedical Optics Express, 2022; 13 (5): 2554 DOI: 10.1364/BOE.453191 “This tool combines the two techniques of ultrasound and OCT, allowing it to obtain more information and provide a … Read more

For new insights into aerodynamics, scientists turn to paper airplanes

Journal Reference: Huilin Li, Tristan Goodwill, Z. Jane Wang, Leif Ristroph. Centre of mass location, flight modes, stability and dynamic modelling of gliders. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2022; 937 DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2022.89 “The study started with simple curiosity about what makes a good paper airplane and specifically what is needed for smooth gliding,” explains Leif Ristroph, … Read more

New insights into how metal exposures can impact fetal growth

Journal Reference: Caitlin G. Howe, Sara S. Nozadi, Erika Garcia, Thomas G. O’Connor, Anne P. Starling, Shohreh F. Farzan, Brian P. Jackson, Juliette C. Madan, Akram N. Alshawabkeh, José F. Cordero, Theresa M. Bastain, John D. Meeker, Carrie V. Breton, Margaret R. Karagas. Prenatal metal(loid) mixtures and birth weight for gestational age: A pooled analysis … Read more

Deep insights into the Arctic of tomorrow

Journal References: Marcel Nicolaus, Donald K. Perovich, Gunnar Spreen, Mats A. Granskog, Luisa von Albedyll, Michael Angelopoulos, Philipp Anhaus, Stefanie Arndt, H. Jakob Belter, Vladimir Bessonov, Gerit Birnbaum, Jörg Brauchle, Radiance Calmer, Estel Cardellach, Bin Cheng, David Clemens-Sewall, Ruzica Dadic, Ellen Damm, Gijs de Boer, Oguz Demir, Klaus Dethloff, Dmitry V. Divine, Allison A. Fong, … Read more

Haunted-house experience scares up interesting insights on the body’s reaction to threats

Haunted-house experience scares up interesting insights on the body’s reaction to threats – NovLink Home Mash B Haunted-house experience scares up interesting insights on the body’s reaction to threats We wish to give thanks to the author of this article for this remarkable content Haunted-house experience scares up interesting insights on the body’s reaction to … Read more

Newly discovered type of ‘unusual metallic’ could lead to deep insights

Journal Reference: Chao Yang, Haiwen Liu, Yi Liu, Jiandong Wang, Dong Qiu, Sishuang Wang, Yang Wang, Qianmei He, Xiuli Li, Peng Li, Yue Tang, Jian Wang, X. C. Xie, James M. Valles, Jie Xiong, Yanrong Li. Signatures of a strange metal in a bosonic system. Nature, 2022; 601 (7892): 205 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04239-y Now, a research … Read more

Fatty liver despite a healthy diet: New study with amazing insights

Fatty liver despite a healthy diet New study with amazing

A fatty liver can also lead to liver cancer in the long term. (archive image) © Arne Dedert/dpa Even people with a healthy diet can be diagnosed with fatty liver. Researchers are now investigating what’s behind it. Kassel – Every fourth person over 40 in Germany is affected by non-alcoholic fatty liver. According to the … Read more

New insights into the timeline of mammal evolution

Journal Reference: Sandra Álvarez-Carretero, Asif U. Tamuri, Matteo Battini, Fabrícia F. Nascimento, Emily Carlisle, Robert J. Asher, Ziheng Yang, Philip C. J. Donoghue, Mario dos Reis. A Species-Level Timeline of Mammal Evolution Integrating Phylogenomic Data. Nature, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04341-1 The research describes a new and fast computational approach to obtain precisely dated evolutionary trees, known … Read more