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1. Trigger in Type 1 Diabetes Found
Researchers in Switzerland have identified the long-sought
“attack” signal in type 1 diabetes.
2. Cosmic Source Found for Mysterious ‘Fast Radio
Cornell University researchers and a global team of astronomers
have uncovered the cosmological source of a sporadically
repeating milliseconds-long “fast radio burst.”
3. Device Converts Heat into Electricity
The researchers who developed the use of a quantum
mechanical effect to convert heat into electricity have
developed a way to apply their technique into a form that can
be used in industry.
4. New Research Suggests Appendix May Have
Although it is widely viewed as a vestigial organ with little
known function, recent research suggests that the appendix
may serve an important purpose. In particular, it may serve as a
reservoir for beneficial gut bacteria.
5. New Efficient Way to Generate Hydrogen
A new method using an artificial leaf to efficiently convert
sunlight into fuel in a move that could help reduce carbon
emissions has emerged.
6. The First Humans Arrived in North America a lot
Earlier Than Believed
The timing of the first entry of humans into North America
across the Bering Strait has now been set back 10,000 years.
7. Cause of Vision Deterioration in Space Determined
In a study conducted at UT Southwestern Medical Center,
researchers found that constant intracranial pressure astronauts
experience may be to blame.
8. A.I. Identifies Safer Alternatives to Lithium Batteries
Scientists at Stanford University used techniques based on
Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to pinpoint 21
promising compounds that could replace the destructive liquid
component in lithium-ion batteries.
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