Researchers from the University of Liverpool identified a genetic variant that could improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, drugs that are used to treat a range of common and rare conditions including asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Breakthrough research from The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and The University of Vermont (UVM) could lead to a dramatic reduction in the cost and energy consumption of high-speed internet connections.
As the intrepid space probe prepares to carry out the ‘farthest exploration in the history of mankind’, experts are not sure how many rocks they will be studying with the possibility the target is hiding a moon.
Since the 2009 discovery of a highly energy-efficient class of solar cell materials known as HOIPs — hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites —researchers have been working to understand exactly how these promising materials tick at the molecular level, in order to improve the durability of their performance.
A probe invented at Rice University that lights up when it binds to a misfolded amyloid beta peptide — the kind suspected of causing Alzheimer's disease — has identified a specific binding site on the protein that could facilitate better drugs to treat the disease.
A number of gold, copper, iron ore and lithium reserves have been discovered in Iran since the incumbent government took office in 2013, said a director of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).