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A* model | EurekAlert! Science News (Study)

Like most galaxies, the Milky Way hosts a supermassive black hole at its center. Called Sagittarius A*, the object has captured astronomers' curiosity for decades. And now there is an effort to...

COVID-19 may trigger new diabetes, experts warn (Study)

Emerging evidence suggests that COVID-19 may actually trigger the onset of diabetes in healthy people and also cause severe complications of pre-existing diabetes. A letter published today in the New England Journal of...

Elastomeric masks provide a more durable, less costly option for health care workers (Study)

IMAGE: Implementation of an Elastomeric Mask Program as a Strategy to Eliminate Disposable N95 Mask Use and...

Radioactive cloud over Europe had civilian background (Study)

IMAGE: The scientists carried out the isotope measurements using such air filters. ...

Prodigiosin-based solution has selective activity against cancer cells (Study)

IMAGE: The release of prodigiosin from p-HNTs in cytoplasm of HCT116 cells. Fluorescence images of p-HNTs-treated cells...

University of Michigan researchers identify new approach to turning on the heat in energy-burning fat cells (Study)

Researchers have discovered a new set of signals that cells send and receive to prompt one type of fat cell to convert fat into heat. The signaling pathway, discovered in mice, has...

All that base | EurekAlert! Science News (Study)

IMAGE: BE-Hive's machine learning model predicts which base editor performs best to repair thousands of disease-causing mutations....

Changes in frequency of sex among US adults (Study)

What The Study Did: This survey study of U.S. adults ages 18 to 44 looked at changes in the reported frequency of sexual activity, the number of sexual partners and factors associated...

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Study: Effectiveness of cloth masks depends on type of covering

Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask while out in public has become the recommended practice. However, many still question the effectiveness of...

Archaeology: Cooling of Earth caused by eruptions, not meteors

IMAGE: Workers excavating Hall's Cave in Central Texas ...

Nanotechnology: Sharing a secret…the quantum way

IMAGE: An artistic impression sharing a secret using structured...