Microbiologists improve taste of beer — ScienceDaily

Belgian investigators have improved the flavor of contemporary beer by identifying and engineering a gene that is responsible for much of the flavor of beer and some other alcoholic drinks.…

Exoplanet hunters should check for N2O — ScienceDaily

Scientists at UC Riverside are suggesting something is missing from the typical roster of chemicals that astrobiologists use to search for life on planets around other stars — laughing gas.…

New study provides insight into coral immune responses to white plague disease — ScienceDaily

A new study in Science Advances led by researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington provides a novel framework for identifying broad coral disease resistance traits and examines the…

Stretchy, bio-inspired synaptic transistor can enhance, weaken device memories — ScienceDaily

Robotics and wearable devices might soon get a little smarter with the addition of a stretchy, wearable synaptic transistor developed by Penn State engineers. The device works like neurons in…

Disruption of MTSS2 function causes a new syndromic intellectual disability — ScienceDaily

An Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) study led by Dr. Hugo Bellen, investigator at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children’s Hospital and distinguished service professor…

New vaccine candidates against HIV — ScienceDaily

Scientists at Scripps Research, IAVI, the Ragon Institute and Moderna, Inc., have come together to make critical advances in developing an effective vaccine against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The findings…

Severe preeclampsia treated safely with nifedipine during labor and delivery — ScienceDaily

Women with severe preeclampsia (severe high blood pressure) during pregnancy may be treated with extended-release nifedipine, a blood pressure-lowering medicine, daily during the labor and delivery process, according to new…

Post-mortem brains of SuperAgers reveal significantly larger neurons in memory region — ScienceDaily

Neurons in an area of the brain responsible for memory (known as the entorhinal cortex) were significantly larger in SuperAgers compared to cognitively average peers, individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease…

Study shows behavioral, physiological changes in ants disturbed by development, urban sprawl — ScienceDaily

Research by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists in the Texas A&M Department of Entomology showed a common ant species undergoes physiological and behavioral changes in unnatural settings. Research focused on…

The road to future AI is paved with trust — ScienceDaily

The place of artificial intelligence, AI, in our everyday life is increasing and many researchers believe that what we have seen so far is only the beginning. However, AI must…