Researchers develop method that gives enzymes the ability to catalyze reactions new to nature

Credit: Pixabay / CC0 public domain Enzymes are the catalytic workhorses of biology, binding molecules together, separating them and reconfiguring them in processes vital for everything from digestion to respiration. Their availability, efficiency, and specificity have long made them popular for reactions outside biological systems, including those involved in food …

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Living a life straight out of science fiction

We entered year three with a Covid baggage and a torch of hope in the form of a vaccine Image Credit: Shutterstock So living with veiled faces may have become the new normal. So much has been said, so many of us have learned to change our lives. But there …

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researchers pioneer a new method for modifying genes in human cells |

SAN FRANCISCO, January 5, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Over the past decade, the CRISPR genome editing system has revolutionized molecular biology, giving scientists the ability to edit genes inside living cells for research or medical applications. Today, researchers at the Gladstone Institutes have refined an additional system for more …

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Windy eyebrows remind us of science fiction

With the advent of augmented reality, we can expect developments in many areas, starting with a small revolution in automotive windshields. Posted on January 5, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. Bertrand godinspecial cooperation The time when each driver, behind the wheel of his car, is free to see the images projected …

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A new way to make AI-generated voices more expressive

Newswise – Researchers have found a way to make AI-generated voices, such as digital personal assistants, more expressive, with minimal training. The method, which translates text to speech, can also be applied to voices that have never been part of the system’s training set. The team of computer scientists and …

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Science and journalism are a matter of method

From Daniel Manca and Gianmario Verona How to stop the risks of information use in a digital and post-Covid world where social networks are rife? The ability to communicate and a sense of responsibility are necessary JScientists know this. The study of reality, phenomena, events, the world, continuous development. Science …

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The spectroscopy method helps to monitor the evolution of the spin in radical pairs

The change that occurs between the singlet and triplet states of electron pairs in charge-separated states plays a crucial role in nature. The compass of migrating birds could even potentially be explained by the impact of the geomagnetic field on the magnetic interaction between these two spin states. Basic scheme …

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Capito and Manchin announce $889,000 for scientific research in West Virginia

WASHINGTON DC- U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $889,849 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for two projects at West Virginia University and a project at Fairmont State University. “From space exploration to improving medical care to creating …

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New treatment method reduces overeating episodes in morbidly obese patients

Patients suffering from morbid obesity experienced an improvement in their quality of life and significantly fewer episodes of overeating after ten weeks with a new treatment method developed at NTNU. The current advice and treatment for obese patients is mainly to eat less, eat healthier and exercise more. In some …

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New method to supplement genetic data – ScienceDaily

The use of genetic information is now essential for modern plant breeding. Even though DNA sequencing has become much cheaper since the human genome was first decoded in 2003, collecting all of the genetic information still represents a large part of the costs of animal breeding and vegetable. One trick …

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