Cheaper hydrogen fuel cell could mean better green energy options

Journal Reference: Mehmood, A., Gong, M., Jaouen, F. et al. High loading of single atomic iron sites in Fe–NC oxygen reduction catalysts for proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Nat Catal, 2022 DOI: 10.1038/s41929-022-00772-9 Hydrogen fuel cells convert hydrogen to electricity with water vapour as the only by-product, making them an attractive green alternative for portable … Read more

Study shows easy, computationally-light model can simulate complex brain cell responses

Journal Reference: Yota Tsukamoto, Honami Tsushima, Tohru Ikeguchi. Non-periodic responses of the Izhikevich neuron model to periodic inputs. Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, IEICE, 2022; 13 (2): 367 DOI: 10.1587/nolta.13.367 Learning how neurons respond to different signals can further the understanding of cognition and development and improve the management of disorders of the brain. But … Read more

Engineers enlist AI to help scale up advanced solar cell manufacturing

Journal Reference: Zhe Liu, Nicholas Rolston, Austin C. Flick, Thomas W. Colburn, Zekun Ren, Reinhold H. Dauskardt, Tonio Buonassisi. Machine learning with knowledge constraints for process optimization of open-air perovskite solar cell manufacturing. Joule, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2022.03.003 Manufacturing perovskite-based solar cells involves optimizing at least a dozen or so variables at once, even within one … Read more

A key brain region for substance use disorders now has a searchable atlas of distinct cell populations

Journal Reference: Robert A. Phillips, Jennifer J. Tuscher, Samantha L. Black, Emma Andraka, N. Dalton Fitzgerald, Lara Ianov, Jeremy J. Day. An atlas of transcriptionally defined cell populations in the rat ventral tegmental area. Cell Reports, 2022; 39 (1): 110616 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110616 The VTA is important for its role in the dopamine neurotransmission involved in … Read more

Cell biology: How mitochondria report stress

Journal Reference: Evelyn Fessler, Luisa Krumwiede, Lucas T. Jae. DELE1 tracks perturbed protein import and processing in human mitochondria. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29479-y Researchers have long posited a link between dysfunctions in mitochondria, little organelles in the interior of cells, and the aging process and age-related illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease. “Many … Read more

Solar cell keeps working long after sun sets

Journal Reference: Sid Assawaworrarit, Zunaid Omair, Shanhui Fan. Nighttime electric power generation at a density of 50 mW/m2 via radiative cooling of a photovoltaic cell. Applied Physics Letters, 2022; 120 (14): 143901 DOI: 10.1063/5.0085205 In Applied Physics Letters, by AIP Publishing, researchers from Stanford University constructed a photovoltaic cell that harvests energy from the environment during … Read more

Researchers shorten manufacturing time for CAR T cell therapy

Journal Reference: Saba Ghassemi, Joseph S. Durgin, Selene Nunez-Cruz, Jai Patel, John Leferovich, Marilia Pinzone, Feng Shen, Katherine D. Cummins, Gabriela Plesa, Vito Adrian Cantu, Shantan Reddy, Frederic D. Bushman, Saar I. Gill, Una O’Doherty, Roddy S. O’Connor, Michael C. Milone. Rapid manufacturing of non-activated potent CAR T cells. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2022; 6 (2): … Read more

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome – The New Kid On The Block – Food Pharmacy

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome The New Kid On The

Food Pharmacy Store ABs integritetspolicy Food Pharmacy Store AB (“Food Pharmacy”) arbetar för att säkerställa att din integritet ska skyddas vid användning av våra tjänster. Food Pharmacy är personuppgiftsansvarig för de personuppgifter som du skickar till oss i enlighet med dataskyddsförordningen (GDPR). I denna integritetspolicy informerar vi dig om varför och på vilket sätt vi … Read more

Carbon-coated nickel enables fuel cell free of precious metals

Journal Reference: Yunfei Gao, Yao Yang, Roberto Schimmenti, Ellen Murray, Hanqing Peng, Yingming Wang, Chuangxin Ge, Wenyong Jiang, Gongwei Wang, Francis J. DiSalvo, David A. Muller, Manos Mavrikakis, Li Xiao, Héctor D. Abruña, Lin Zhuang. A completely precious metal–free alkaline fuel cell with enhanced performance using a carbon-coated nickel anode. Proceedings of the National Academy … Read more

Revamped design could take powerful biological computers from the test tube to the cell

Journal Reference: Samuel W. Schaffter, Elizabeth A. Strychalski. Cotranscriptionally encoded RNA strand displacement circuits. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (12) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abl4354 Now, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) may have developed long-lived biological computers that could potentially persist inside cells. In a paper published in the journal Science Advances, the authors … Read more

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