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Proteins Are a Flu's Best Friend
News   May 15, 2019

Researchers have provided new insight on how two proteins help influenza A virus particles fight their way to human cells.

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Smile for the Camera!
News   May 15, 2019

Scientists have developed a method with which an enzyme at work can be “photographed”, making it possible to better understand the function of important biomolecules.

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Bacteria Better Together to Improve Plant Health
News   May 15, 2019

Researchers have shown for the first time that the combination of bacteria 'Bacillus subtilis' and 'Pseudomonas' can improve the health of plants, which could benefit the food industry.

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Tomato Pan-genome Makes Bringing Flavor Back Easier
News   May 14, 2019

Almost everyone agrees that store-bought tomatoes don't have much flavor. Now, scientists may have spotlighted the solution after constructing the pan-genome for the cultivated tomato and its wild relatives.

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Bacteria Could Help Combat Pesticide Resistance in Insects
News   May 14, 2019

Research into an intricate toxin delivery system found in bacteria could overcome the problem of pesticide resistance in insects, and might even lead to new cancer treatments.

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What Do Teeth and Solar Cells Have in Common?
News   May 14, 2019

As with its addition to toothpaste to help maintain teeth, adding a small amount of fluoride to perovskite solar cells significantly increases their stability, offering future direction for solar energy research.

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How Does Milk Work Its Magic?
News   May 14, 2019

It's been called the world’s most perfect food, and there’s unequivocal evidence that it can fight off disease and build better baby brains. But very little is known about how breast milk does its work. Now, chemists are building a library to catalog important parts of this amazing and sometimes mysterious body fluid.

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Solving a Mass Murder Conundrum
News   May 14, 2019

Ancient DNA has revealed the mass murder of a large family after the discovery of a mysterious 5000-year-old mass grave in Poland, but there are unusual twists.

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Vital Role for Bacteria in Next-Generation Wastewater Treatment
News   May 14, 2019

A global study expands the understanding of activated sludge microbiomes for next-generation wastewater treatment and reuse systems enhanced by microbiome engineering.

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A Closer Look at How the Brain Controls Food Intake
News   May 14, 2019

Regardless of how much you exercise or how balanced your diet is, controlling your weight is more brain-related than you might have thought. In a recent study, researchers show for the first time in mice that the acyl-CoA-binding protein, or ACBP, has a direct influence on the neurons that allow rodents and humans to maintain a healthy weight.

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