The DNA molecule is chemically unstable giving rise to DNA lesions of different nature. That is why DNA damage detection, signaling and repair, collectively known as the DNA damage response, are needed. A group of researchers has discovered a new mechanism of DNA repair, which opens up new perspectives for the treatment and prevention of neurodegenerative diseases.
A research group has managed to capture and describe a protein structure that, until now, has been impossible to study. The discovery lays the base for developing designed enzymes as catalysts to new chemical reactions for instance in biotechnological applications.
Diabetes research is dominated by a small group of prolific authors, raising questions about the imbalance of power and conflict of interests in this field, argue experts in a new article.
If you’re jealous of Kim Kardashian’s 37.8 million Instagram followers, don’t be. Many of them are probably fake. On June 21, a group of security researchers released a study showing that up to 24 million Instagram accounts could be spambots created in online black markets. Show More Summary
The weekly column from Clark Judge: “Sailing through the Greek Crisis” By Clark S. Judge: managing director, White House Writers Group, Inc.; chairman, Pacific Research Institute Last week, as Greece, and, as a result of Greece, theShow More Summary
A new method for calculating the exact time of death, even after as much as 10 days, has been developed by a group of researchers at the University of Salzburg. Currently, there are no reliable ways to determine the time since death after approximately 36 hours. Show More Summary
As many as 8% of Instagram accounts are fake spam bots, according to a study by a group of Italian security researchers. The researchers monitored more than 10.2 million Instagram accounts — including popular Instagrammers, such as Taylor...Show More Summary
An abandoned Mississippi hospital, popular among curiosity seekers and paranormal researchers, became a crime scene Sunday after a group of ghost hunters found a body while exploring the property. According to police, the group of individuals, who have not been identified, made the discovery at the abandoned Kuhn Memorial State Hospital in Vicksburg. Show More Summary
Thecosome pteropods, a group of calcifying holoplanktonic molluscs, have recently become a research focus due to their potential sensitivity to increased levels of anthropogenic dissolved CO2 in seawater and the accompanying ocean acidification. Show More Summary
Naspers has sold off its property solutions firm, Korbitec, to RELX Group‘s LexisNexis, a business research solutions and software for professionals in Accounting, Law and Tax.
Photo courtesy of USFWS Mountain-Prairie/Flickr In a deal nearly a year in the making, the nation’s oldest prairie grouse conservation group, the Society of Tympanuchus Cupido Pinnatus (STCP), will dissolve and transfer its assets to...Show More Summary
As many as 24 million Instagram accounts could be spambots created and sold on online black markets to inflate follower counts or likes of celebrities, politicians, and brands, according to new research published on Tuesday. A groupShow More Summary
Software tied to "Animal Farm" group, state-sponsored hackers who hit Syria.
A new report calls for reforms in food and ag research. AGree, a group that’s supported by leading foundations that fund food and agriculture, international development, and health and well-being, unveiled its comprehensive report on...Show More Summary
Britain's incumbent supermarkets are seriously suffering at the hands of German budget grocers Aldi and Lidl. The latest data from research group Kantar Worldpanel reveals that for the 12 weeks ending 21 June 2015, the overall grocery...Show More Summary
About 20 percent of follicular lymphoma patients consistently experience their disease coming back within two years of being treated with the latest therapies. New research confirms that patients in this group have very poor survival outcomes; 50 percent die in five years. Show More Summary
3D laser holograms sound cool, but they're generally hot. As in, hot enough to burn your skin. But now researchers at the Digital Nature Group, a Japanese research company, say they've figured out a way to create a 3D laser hologram that is not only safe to the touch but interactive. Show More Summary
Scientists have developed a mercury-based optical lattice clock and measured the mercury clock frequency using the same group's recently developed strontium-based optical lattice clock as a reference. The research group achieved a fractional frequency uncertainty, which is smaller than the realization of the current international standard definition of the second.
A new study examines how reasons for illicit marijuana use relates to the use of other drugs individually, rather than grouping them into a single “illicit drug” group.
by Angela Guess Will Knight recently wrote for the MIT Technology Review, “Talking to a machine over the phone or through a chat window can be an infuriating experience. However, several research groups, including some at large technology...Show More Summary