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If a secretion in the lungs’ alveoli is not cleared regularly, breathing difficulties can develop.
In a study published in Science Immunology, a team led by Alexander Mildner and Achim Leutz has now explained the pivotal role of the transcription factor C/EBPb in this process. The exchange of gases between the air we breathe and our blood takes place via alveoli – tiny air sacs in our lungs. ...
Superheavy element 114 (flerovium) is a volatile metal
An international research team has succeeded in gaining new insights into the chemical properties of the superheavy element flerovium — element 114 — at the accelerator facilities of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt. The measurements show that flerovium is the most ...
Laureates raised knowledge of the development of the immune system to a new level
Immunologists Frederick W. Alt (73) of Harvard Medical School and David G. Schatz (64) of Yale School of Medicine are to receive the 2023 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize, as the Scientific Council of the Paul Ehrlich Foundation announced. The two researchers are being acknowledged for ...
Findings demonstrate how gene evolution occurs as an “adaptive walk” through time
A new study from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön and the University of Sussex in the UK shows that the age of a gene determines how fast they adapt. These findings demonstrate how gene evolution occurs as an “adaptive walk” through time. New species arise and evolve ...
Who would have thought it of bacteria: they are capable of sneaking up on other microorganisms to kill and eat them
Bacteria have a variety of survival strategies to ensure a sufficient food supply in their densely populated habitats. Certain species of bacteria kill microorganisms of another species, decompose their cells and absorb them as nutrients. The exact mechanism of this process is largely unknown. A ...
Biologically inspired structural colours for anti-counterfeiting applications
Scientists can use laser radiation to print tiny structures with high precision. This approach enables them to mimic the superpowers of animals and plants and makes them accessible for engineering applications. To survive in extreme habitats, many animals and plants have developed brilliant ...
New tests can detect common cancer signal across over 50 types of cancer from tumour DNA in blood
Cancer doctors, care providers and payers need to get ready for a major shift in early cancer detection that will affect almost every stage of cancer diagnosis and treatment. New data supporting the accuracy of multi-cancer early detection (MCED) blood testing (1), presented at the ESMO Congress ...
New method that combines cryo-EM with a method otherwise used in materials research
Researchers at Forschungszentrum Jülich and Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf led by Prof. Dr. Carsten Sachse are using cryo-electron microscopy, or cryo-EM for short, to make biomolecules visible at the atomic level. In a paper now published in the journal Nature Methods, they present a new ...
As integrated components, the thin-film sensors could eliminate the need for external spectrometers in the future
In a recent publication in the scientific journal “Advanced Materials”, a team of physicists and chemists from TU Dresden presents an organic thin-film sensor that describes a completely new way of identifying the wavelength of light and achieves a spectral resolution below one nanometer. As ...
Scientists demonstrate how injuries are converted to regeneration signals at the molecular level
The phenomenon of regeneration was discovered over 200 years ago in the freshwater polyp Hydra. Until now, however, it was largely unclear how the orderly regeneration of lost tissues or organs is activated after injury. In its investigations of Hydra, an interdisciplinary research team at ...
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