USC Stem Cell scientists obtain “how to” guide for producing hair follicles

How does the skin develop follicles and eventually sprout hair? A USC-led study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), addresses this question using insights gleaned from organoids, 3D assemblies of cells possessing rudimentary skin structure and function--including the ability to grow hair.

Researchers From Taiwan Has Discovered A New Mechanism of Memory Formation

There is an old Chinese saying that goes like this: “Once bitten by a snake, you will fear grass rope for ten years”. If a fortunate individual bitten by a poisonous snake managed to survive, the shape of the snake and the sense of danger will be associated together and stored into memory.

Stanford Professor Creates An Artificial Eclipse To Image Extrasolar Planets

As anyone anticipating this month’s eclipse knows, one way to dim a star is to block it with something else – the moon, perhaps. Or in the case of distant stars whose light masks orbiting exoplanets, a shade-throwing satellite might do.

Science Beam – using computer vision to extract PDF data

There’s a vast trove of science out there locked inside the PDF format. From preprints to peer-reviewed literature and historical research, millions of scientific manuscripts today can only be found in a print-era format that is effectively inaccessible to the web of interconnected online services and APIs that are increasingly becoming the digital scaffold of today’s research infrastructure.

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Scientists develop method for real-time glutathione measuring

Glutathione is the most abundant natural antioxidant in cells. It protects them from damage and regulates a number of important functions, including cell proliferation and death, the synthesis of the genetic material and proteins and the activation of gene expression.

NSRRC – An advanced synchrotron source serving basic and applied research

 "If only scientists gave us the technology to travel at the speed of light the solar system would be an open book." - Unknown "Light" has always been indispensable to man's exploration of nature. All wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum can be referred to as "light". "Light" of different wavelengths is used for different purposes. … Continue reading NSRRC – An advanced synchrotron source serving basic and applied research

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Early Stress Exposure Confers Lifelong Vulnerability, Causing Long-Lasting Alterations in a Specific Brain Reward Region

Mount Sinai study establishes mechanism by which an early window of exposure defines the response to stress in adulthood

Dr. Arun Netravali, HDTV tech pioneer, wins Prestigious Marconi Award

Dr. Arun Netravali, former president of Bell Labs (now Nokia Bell Labs) and leader of key base technology for MPEG 1, 2 and 4 that ushered in digital video revolution in TV and mobile and streaming video has been awarded the prestigious Marconi Prize for 2017.

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Taiwan-made public health videos reach finals of ICPIC Clip Award

Two Taiwan-made public health videos reached the finals of a clip award competition taking place as part of the fourth International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control June 20-23 in Geneva.

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Taiwanese Students Shine at Intel Science Fair

Taiwan high school students won three third-place awards, one fourth-place award and one special award for their outstanding performances at the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair May 19 in Los Angeles.

When Deep Learning Meets Bioinformatics in Personal Genome Annotation

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), these kinds of terms sound very familiar, right? When you get on to the internet you have great chances of coming across an article or news about the advancement in these areas.