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Curtin University researchers have discovered a promising new herbicide target site in plants with the potential to provide new solutions for growers dealing with the increasing problem of herbicide resistance.
Cyclosporine is one of the most common and effective immunosuppressant drugs used to treat chronic diseases like arthritis and psoriasis, but it comes with a risk of serious side effects. Scientists think that may be because the drug broadly targets cyclophilins, a family of 17
Regulating the polymerization process is of great interest for both industrial and medical applications. In an article published in Angewandte Chemie, TU/e researchers show they not only can control the process and are able to switch it on and off, but they can also control the
Photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting is a promising green technique for renewable hydrogen production. To construct a practical PEC system, it is of great significance to develop efficient photoanodes. BiVO4 has been identified as the most promising photoanode material
The cause of three mystery leaks in Nord Stream pipelines between Russia and Europe is currently unclear - however, Kremlin authorities have not ruled out sabotage.
While Russia's war in Ukraine grinds on, we look at the consequences the invasion has had on Moscow's influence in Syria.
Every once in a while, Jimmy Kimmel Live moves its whole operation from Los Angeles to Brooklyn for a week of shows. We’re in one of those weeks right now. Kimmel kicked off a Brooklyn week last night with Amy Schumer, Charlamagne Tha God, and musical guests Run The Jewels.
A research team led by Professor Shigeki Nakauchi of Toyohashi University of Technology conducted an experimental study of the color composition preferences of 31,353 participants, for a total of 1,200 paintings with artificially manipulated color compositions. The group also
U.N. human rights investigators say Ukrainian prisoners of war appear to be facing “systematic” mistreatment — including torture — both when they are captured and when they are transferred into areas controlled by Russian forces or Russia itself
While observing the star system HD 23472 with the ESPRESSO spectrograph (ESO), a team led by Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço's (IA3) researcher Susana Barros (IA & Dep. de Física e Astronomia—Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto), found three
Jordan's foreign minister said his country is working on gathering support for an Arab-led peace process for war-torn Syria.
Subsurface permeability is a key parameter that controls the contribution of the subsurface flow to stream flows in watershed models. Directly measuring permeability at the spatial extent and resolution required by watershed models is difficult and expensive. Researchers
The ship that sent an iceberg warning to the RMS Titanic before the ocean-liner sank has been identified lying in the Irish Sea.
Following the death of at least 94 people in the sinking of a migrant boat off Tartous last week, the Assad regime has reportedly detained several Syrian and Palestinian survivors.
University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers and their collaborators have solved a decades-old mystery about how E. coli and other bacteria are able to move.
Capitol Music Group Names Orlando Wharton Executive Vice President and President of Priority Records
Orlando Wharton has been named executive vice president of Capitol Music Group and president of Priority Records. The announcement was made by CMG chair & CEO Michelle Jubelirer, to whom Wharton will report. According to the announcement, in his new position, Wharton will sign
Thailand will allow abortions up to the 20th week of pregnancy under new regulations issued by the Public Health Ministry
Oyster larvae survival rates were significantly boosted by treating them with specific combinations of probiotics, Oregon State University researchers found in a recent study published in Aquaculture.
Senior leaders at the Secret Service reportedly confiscated the cell phones of 24 agents who were involved with the Jan. 6, 2021, response and delivered the phones to the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general. NBC News reported the phones were handed to Inspector
It seems logical enough: even in their earliest history, humans must have needed something to carry their babies around in as they moved from place to place. But because little hard evidence of this exists—no infant-sling fabrics discernible in archeological digs, and very few
Many lakes are found at high-latitudes in arctic areas. As they receive and process terrestrial organic carbon, these lakes link terrestrial and aquatic carbon cycles, while emitting CO2 to the atmosphere. Yet, their remote location and long winter periods make studying these
By analyzing the data from ESA's Gaia satellite, astronomers from the China West Normal University have detected 1,656 new star clusters in our Milky Way galaxy. The discovery was presented in a research paper published September 18 on the arXiv pre-print repository.
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs never had a plan; things just worked out for them. The trio arrived in the exact right place at the exact right time to create a deafening hype-storm, but the three musicians at its center never seemed to be contriving that hype-storm. The skronky, horny
A recent study in Japan has found that reared ambrosia beetles, Euwallacea interjectus, can have symbiotic fungi different to those found in the wild. These findings suggest biocontrol implications for pest beetles that damage valuable crop trees such as fig trees.
Developer People Can Fly has just received another blow of bad news. After learning earlier this year that the studio didn’t see a penny of profit from Outriders during 2021, it’s now been revealed that Rockstar and 2K Games parent company Take-Two has made clear its intent to
Activists accuse security forces of firing live ammunition at protesters as a crackdown intensifies.
Meta said on Tuesday that it had disrupted a network of fake accounts from China that were targeting U.S. domestic audiences ahead of the midterm elections. The Chinese network was the first that Meta has identified focusing on U.S. domestic politics leading up to November’s
The host city for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in the U.K., is one step closer to being announced. Last month the shortlist was unveiled, with Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield all in the mix. Cardiff was also
The Taliban deputy foreign minister, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai, has called for middle schools and high schools to be reopened for girls in a gathering of senior hardline leaders in Kabul.
It's 2022 and women in science are still less likely than their male peers to be hired and promoted. Women are less likely to be mentored by eminent faculty, they publish in less prestigious journals, have fewer collaborators, are underrepresented among journal reviewers and
Imam Youssef al-Qaradawi, the naturalised Qatari Egyptian, considered one of the Brotherhood’s spiritual fathers, has died at age 96 in Doha. Source
(NewsNation) — Kyrie Irving says he gave up a $100 million deal to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19. Speaking during the Brooklyn Nets media day Monday, the star guard said he turned down a four-year extension prior to the 2021-2022 season, ESPN reported. “I gave up four
Imagine something. You’re at Ibiza on vacation. You’re at a club, and you’re dancing your face off. Maybe you took a pill! Maybe you’re high as fuck! It’s the middle of the day, but that doesn’t matter. It’s Ibiza! All of a sudden, the dance music stops, and somebody jump on
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Monday said he hadn’t yet decided whether or not he will make another bid for the White House. “That’s a big – you know, I haven’t made that decision,” Sanders said on “CBS Mornings.” The Independent mounted his first presidential campaign as a
The last time the British pound flirted with dollar parity, Margaret Thatcher was prime minister. Read more...
Fall is in the air at the White House, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is opening its gates to the public for its annual autumn garden tours. The gardens and South Grounds will be open to visitors on Oct. 8 and 9, the White House announced Tuesday. The free tours are open to the
Iranian police have ruthlessly cracked down on protesters over the past 11 days, who took to the streets to demonstrate against the brutal death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.
In the footage, a man climbs onto an administrative building in Rome and replaces the EU flag with the Italian tricolour flag, while a crowd of protesters chant "Italy, nation, revolution".
In a study from the lab of Whitehead Institute Member David Bartel, researchers have identified genetic sequences that can lead to the degradation of cellular regulators called microRNAs in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. The findings were published September 22 in
Researchers identify 10 km-thick layer containing softer, melted rock at the bottom of the Pacific plate
Researchers have identified a 10 km-thick layer containing some softer, melted rock at the bottom of the Pacific plate, a discovery that's shining new light on the movement of the Earth's massive tectonic plates.
As a biracial woman, it wasn't easy for Jillian Sunderland to spend countless hours studying a website devoted to racism, misogyny and hate.
During a recent appearance on The Jennifer Hudson Show , the "Don't I Make It Look Easy" singer also spilled the secret strategy behind keeping her biggest song plaques in her bathroom
During the past two months, Oleg Blokhin has been attempting to travel to Russia to cover the Ukraine war and his detention was seemingly a precautionary measure to control his movements.