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Automated machine learning robot unlocks new potential for genetics research

University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers have constructed a robot that uses machine learning to fully automate a complicated microinjection process used in genetic research.

– University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

GENETICS, Feb-2024; 1R24OD028444; EEC 1941543; 1R21OD028214


Researchers advance detection of gravitational waves to study collisions of neutron stars and black holes

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Science and Engineering co-led a new study by an international team that will improve the detection of gravitational waves—ripples in space and time.

– University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

PNAS, Apr-2024; PHY-0757058 ; PHY0823459


ETRI Develops An Automated Benchmark for Language-based Task Planners

ETRI research team has developed a technology that automatically evaluates the performance of task plans generated by Large Language Models (LLMs), which paves the way for fast and objective assessment of task planning AIs.

– National Research Council of Science and Technology


Recovering phosphorus from sewage sludge ash

Chemical and heat treatment of sewage sludge can recover phosphorus in a process that could help address the problem of diminishing supplies of phosphorus ores.

– Hokkaido University

Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 20-Apr-2024; Recovering phosphorus from sewage sludge ash


New Sodium-ion battery tech boosts green energy storage affordability

In significant advances for energy-storage technologies, researchers have developed high--ionic-conductivity solid-state electrolytes for sodium-ion batteries that dramatically enhances at room temperature. This breakthrough not only paves the way fo...

– Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Divining peak groundwater

New research predicts peak groundwater extraction for key basins around the globe by the year 2050. The map indicates groundwater storage trends for Earth’s 37 largest aquifers using data from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory GRACE satellite.

– Oak Ridge National Laboratory

25-Apr-2024


These jacks-of-all-trades are masters, too: Yeast study helps answer age-old biology question

The results, published April 26 in the journal Science, suggest that internal — not external — factors are the primary drivers of variation in the types of carbon yeasts can eat, and the researchers found no evidence that metabolic versatility, o...

– University of Wisconsin–Madison

Embargo expired on 25-Apr-2024 at 14:00 ET


LLNL Pandora SmallSat mission clears major NASA milestone on the path toward launch

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) Pandora SmallSat mission recently passed NASA’s critical design review, a major milestone for the mission to continue its journey toward launch.

– Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


A.I. Model Finds 119 New Ocean Biodiversity Hotspots—And Low Overlap With Existing Protected Areas

A new artificial intelligence model has allowed scientists to map the locations of underwater biodiversity hotspots across 11 countries in the Western Indian Ocean

– Wildlife Conservation Society


Targeting specific protein regions offers a new treatment approach in medulloblastoma

Explore how research targeting EP300/CBP protein in Group 3 medulloblastoma may advance targeted pediatric brain tumor treatments by inhibiting bromodomains.

– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Genetic hope in fight against devastating wheat disease

Fungal disease Fusarium head blight (FHB) is on the rise due to increasingly humid conditions induced by climate change during the wheat growing season, but a fundamental discovery by University of Adelaide researchers could help reduce its economic ...

– University of Adelaide

Cell Host & Microbe


Unconventional technology enhances composites important to automotive, aerospace and renewable energy industries

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a method that demonstrates how fiber-reinforced polymer composite materials used in the automotive, aerospace and renewable energy industries can be made stronger...

– Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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UAH researcher wins $279K NSF EPSCoR Fellowship to explore preventing catastrophic failures in lithium-ion battery packs in electric vehicles

Dr. Avimanyu Sahoo, a researcher at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), has been awarded a U.S. National Science Foundation's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Fellowship totaling $279,105 to study ways to enha...

– University of Alabama Huntsville


CellFE Announces May 2024 Conference Presentations

CellFE Inc., a life sciences tools company with a novel microfluidics-based cellular engineering platform, announced today an upcoming presentation by CSO Todd Sulchek, PhD, at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Meeting, tak...

– CellFE

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THIS BREAKTHROUGH NOT ONLY PAVES THE WAY FO... – CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES ESCIENCE ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DIVINING PEAK GROUNDWATER NEW RESEARCH PREDICTS PEAK GROUNDWATER EXTRACTION FOR KEY BASINS AROUND THE GLOBE BY THE YEAR 2050. THE MAP INDICATES GROUNDWATER STORAGE TRENDS FOR EARTH’S 37 LARGEST AQUIFERS USING DATA FROM THE NASA JET PROPULSION LABORATORY GRACE SATELLITE. – OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY 25-APR-2024 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THESE JACKS-OF-ALL-TRADES ARE MASTERS, TOO: YEAST STUDY HELPS ANSWER AGE-OLD BIOLOGY QUESTION THE RESULTS, PUBLISHED APRIL 26 IN THE JOURNAL SCIENCE, SUGGEST THAT INTERNAL — NOT EXTERNAL — FACTORS ARE THE PRIMARY DRIVERS OF VARIATION IN THE TYPES OF CARBON YEASTS CAN EAT, AND THE RESEARCHERS FOUND NO EVIDENCE THAT METABOLIC VERSATILITY, O... – UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN–MADISON EMBARGO EXPIRED ON 25-APR-2024 AT 14:00 ET ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LLNL PANDORA SMALLSAT MISSION CLEARS MAJOR NASA MILESTONE ON THE PATH TOWARD LAUNCH LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY’S (LLNL) PANDORA SMALLSAT MISSION RECENTLY PASSED NASA’S CRITICAL DESIGN REVIEW, A MAJOR MILESTONE FOR THE MISSION TO CONTINUE ITS JOURNEY TOWARD LAUNCH. – LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A.I. 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AVIMANYU SAHOO, A RESEARCHER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (UAH), HAS BEEN AWARDED A U.S. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION'S ESTABLISHED PROGRAM TO STIMULATE COMPETITIVE RESEARCH (EPSCOR) FELLOWSHIP TOTALING $279,105 TO STUDY WAYS TO ENHA... – UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CELLFE ANNOUNCES MAY 2024 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS CELLFE INC., A LIFE SCIENCES TOOLS COMPANY WITH A NOVEL MICROFLUIDICS-BASED CELLULAR ENGINEERING PLATFORM, ANNOUNCED TODAY AN UPCOMING PRESENTATION BY CSO TODD SULCHEK, PHD, AT THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF GENE AND CELL THERAPY (ASGCT) ANNUAL MEETING, TAK... – CELLFE INCLUDES VIDEO Tips CUSTOMIZE YOUR FAVORITES WITH "MY READING LIST" MY CHANNELS  |  SAVED ARTICLES  |  MY SOURCES  |  MY EXPERTS MORE CHANNELS: JOURNAL NEWS   |  TRENDS AND TOP STORIES   |  LOCAL NEWS  |  MEDICAL and SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS Support   /   Comments / Suggestions Contact Us Services  Newswise Home Newswise Contact Directory Expert Queries Presspass Application More News from:  University of Wisconsin–Madison  University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  American Institute of Physics (AIP)  Oak Ridge National Laboratory  Hokkaido University  Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) Project / © 2024 Newswise, Inc. 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