Research highlights

Black hole bullet shot from a supernova

Keio University

23 May 2017

Neurons are the hands of brain cells’ internal clocks

Kanazawa University (KU)

23 May 2017

Fossil of the first freeloaders

Kyushu University

23 May 2017

Going against the grain

Okayama University

23 May 2017

Future ‘solid-state’ batteries may benefit from water-infused crystal

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT)

23 May 2017

Rowdy and randy rodents

University of Tsukuba

23 May 2017

Single-origin soup

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

23 May 2017

Demystifying H2 chemical reactions

Curtin University

22 May 2017

‘Radical relay’ builds key drug precursors

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)

19 May 2017

Birds of a feather hunt together

University of Cape Town (UCT)

18 May 2017

Making superstructures from nanoparticles just like playing LEGO

The University of Melbourne (UniMelb)

16 May 2017

Why cold-stored tomatoes taste bland

Zhejiang University (ZJU)

15 May 2017

Unfolding DNA origami could lead to nanotechnology breakthrough

Technical University of Munich (TUM)

15 May 2017

Ion exchange tunes nanocrystals’ glow

Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)

15 May 2017

Putting a peptide in your step

The City University of New York (CUNY)

15 May 2017

Sunbathing nanorods split water

Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering (Tianjin)

15 May 2017

Furry, cute and deadly

Deakin University

9 May 2017

First Australians ate giant beasts

Flinders University

8 May 2017

Putting the squeeze on the Earth’s mantle

Okayama University

27 Apr 2017

Ingredient for life orbits a young star

University of Tsukuba

27 Apr 2017

Optimizing optics with excited electrons

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT)

27 Apr 2017

PET food for bacterium

Keio University

27 Apr 2017

Protein implicated in Alzheimer’s grows two ways

Kanazawa University (KU)

27 Apr 2017

Oldest fish hook found in Okinawa

Kyushu University

26 Apr 2017

A rite of (nasal) passage for evolution

The City University of New York (CUNY)

24 Apr 2017

Super-sizing not the way to go for seedling success

Sichuan University (SCU)

21 Apr 2017

Pass the bacteria, please

Zhejiang University (ZJU)

21 Apr 2017

Scientists put their heads in the night clouds

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

21 Apr 2017

A catalyst for better batteries

Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)

21 Apr 2017

Mutations of a rare killer

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

21 Apr 2017

Large diamonds yield cutting-edge secrets

University of Cape Town (UCT)

20 Apr 2017

Predicting plot twists

The University of South Australia (UniSA)

12 Apr 2017

How yeast cells begin self-destruction

Kanazawa University (KU)

23 Mar 2017

What came first, the mouse or the egg?

Kyushu University

23 Mar 2017

Boozy barley farmers

Okayama University

23 Mar 2017

Lethargic lab mice and the science of slumber

University of Tsukuba

23 Mar 2017

Bronze battery goes for gold

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT)

23 Mar 2017

Uncovering the secrets of a mysterious natural phenomenon

Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)

22 Mar 2017

Search for mysterious particle leaves physicists in the dark

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

22 Mar 2017

Impact of climate-related disasters depends on food security

The City University of New York (CUNY)

14 Mar 2017

Oxytocin makes others friend or foe, depending on gender

Sichuan University (SCU)

14 Mar 2017

Link found between Alzheimer’s risk genes

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

10 Mar 2017

Figuring out who fired first

Technical University of Munich (TUM)

10 Mar 2017

Immune therapy shows promise against Alzheimer’s

Zhejiang University (ZJU)

28 Feb 2017

Clay membranes to remove CO2 from factory exhaust fumes

Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering (Tianjin)

24 Feb 2017

New tumour growth mechanism identified

Sichuan University (SCU)

6 Feb 2017

Using tarantulas to settle nerves

The University of Queensland (UQ)

25 Jan 2017

What PAMELA can tell us about positrons

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

24 Jan 2017

Fear of the unknown

Zhejiang University (ZJU)

24 Jan 2017

How avian Romeos learn to charm chicks

The City University of New York (CUNY)

4 Jan 2017

Raising water-saving crops

Technical University of Munich (TUM)

4 Jan 2017

Are there genes that help you stay in school?

The University of Queensland (UQ)

6 Dec 2016

Pinning down a killer

Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)

6 Dec 2016

Turning Mr Nice Guy on his head

Zhejiang University (ZJU)

2 Dec 2016

Island species outfoxes genetic fate

Sichuan University (SCU)

2 Dec 2016

Pre-industrialized societies sleep just as badly as you do

The City University of New York (CUNY)

24 Nov 2016

Antiprotons don’t break laws of attraction

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

21 Nov 2016

The long-haul specialists who sleep at the wheel

Technical University of Munich (TUM)

15 Nov 2016

Reversing cataracts with eye drops

Sichuan University (SCU)

4 Oct 2016

Detailed genetic picture of breast cancer revealed

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1 Sep 2016

Did we kill the Indonesian hobbits?

The University of Wollongong (UOW)

8 Aug 2016