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  1. A strange thing happened in the stratosphere

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    High above Earth's tropics, a pattern of winds changed recently in a way that scientists had never seen in more than 60 years of consistent measurements. Posted: 2016-09-02 18:21:32 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  2. Placenta in females, muscle mass in males: Dual heritage of a virus

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    It was already known that genes inherited from ancient retroviruses are essential to the placenta in mammals. Scientists have now revealed a new chapter in this astonishing story: these genes of viral ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  3. Gene mutations that lead to more aggressive colorectal cancer in African American patients discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists who last year identified new gene mutations unique to colon cancers in African Americans, have now found that tumors with these mutations are highly aggressive and more likely to recur and metastasize. ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  4. A new technique opens up advanced solar cells

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Using a novel spectroscopic technique, scientists have made a much-needed breakthrough in cutting-edge photovoltaics. Posted: 2016-09-02 12:24:20 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  5. Memory for future wearable electronics

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Stretchable, flexible, reliable memory device inspired by the brain is now under development for wearable electronics. Scientists have constructed a memory called two-terminal tunnelling random access ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  6. 'Tug of war' keeps scientists working on storm tracks

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new analysis finds that human-induced climate change complicates projecting the future position of storms. Posted: 2016-09-02 14:58:46
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  7. New light on the complex nature of 'hot Jupiter' atmospheres

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A team of international researchers used state-of-the-art modelling techniques to extensively study the atmosphere of a 'hot Jupiter' found 150 light-years from Earth. The scientists adapted the state-of-the ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  8. EEG recordings prove learning foreign languages can sharpen our minds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists say the more foreign languages we learn, the more effectively our brain reacts and processes the data accumulated in the course of learning. Posted: 2016-09-02 15:14:25 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  9. New chili pathogens discovered in Australia

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have identified four new pathogens previously not found in Australian chilies, raising the stakes for the country's quarantine and disease resistance efforts. Posted: 2016-08-08 15:58:3 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  10. Beneficial role clarified for brain protein associated with mad cow disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have clarified details in understanding the beneficial function of a type of protein normally associated with prion diseases of the brain, such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (commonly ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  11. Aesthetic appeal of dormant Zoysiagrass enhanced with colorants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists quantified the impact of colorants applied in autumn on zoysiagrass in the transition zone. Persistence of green color increased with application volume, but differences among colorants were ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  12. Targeting brain cells to alleviate neuropathic pain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... targeting microglia brain cells within a few days, say scientists. This research will help in the quest to help the more than 1 million Americans afflicted with this chronic pain. Posted: 2016-08-08 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  13. New light shed on how neutrinos behave

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have announced an exciting new result that could improve our understanding of the behavior of neutrinos. Neutrinos have previously been detected in three types, called flavors - muon, tau and ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  14. Low oxygen, high risk: How tumors adapt to become more aggressive

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have identified a novel mechanism that selectively operates in hypoxic tumors to enable tumor cells to thrive and continue to proliferate despite a low oxygen environment. The research team ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  15. Okinawa mozuku: Treasure under the sea

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have decoded the genome of Okinawa mozuku, a seaweed with healthy properties that plays a key economic and ecological role. Posted: 2016-08-08 18:48:50 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  16. Dormant copies of HIV mostly defective, new study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    After fully sequencing the latent HIV 'provirus' genomes from 19 people being treated for HIV, scientists report that even in patients who start treatment very early, the only widely available method to ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  17. Scientists discover potential avenue to treating type 2 diabetes at early stages

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have identified a new potential target for drugs to prevent type 2 diabetes. A new paper shows that blocking a cellular glucose sensor in muscle improves insulin responsiveness. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  18. Thyroid tumor: It takes two to tango

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Autonomous adenomas are the most common benign tumors of the thyroid gland. Mutations in two genes account for around 70 percent of the cases. Scientists have now discovered another key trigger. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  19. Scientists pinpoint Ebola's weak spots

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have now have a high-resolution view of exactly how the experimental therapy ZMapp targets Ebola virus. The new study is also the first to show how an antibody in the ZMapp 'drug cocktail' targets ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  20. Evidence of Martian life could be hard to find in some meteorite blast sites

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Signs of life from under Mars’ surface may not survive in rocks excavated by some meteorite impacts, scientists suggest at the point of preliminary study findings. Posted: 2016-08-08 13:12:50 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
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