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From Chemical Graphs to Structures

Three-dimensional (3D) configurations of atoms dictate all materials properties. Quantitative predictions of accurate equilibrium structures, 3D coordinates of all atoms, from a chemical graph, a representation of the structural formula, is a...
28-Jul-2021 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Attachment Style Secures Your Love During Lockdowns

What constitutes good relationship quality in times of crisisRelationships are crucial for our health and well-being. But which factors help to sustain a satisfying relationship, and can we predict which relationships make it through a crisis? An...
27-Jul-2021 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Heisenberg Under the Microscope

The quantum movements of a small glass sphere could be controlled for the first time in Vienna by combining microscopy with control engineering, setting the course for future quantum technologies.A football is not a quantum particle. There are...
14-Jul-2021 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Symbionts sans frontieres: Bacterial partners travel the world

This pandemic year has seen us confined to our homes and restricted from travelling the world. Not so for some microscopic bacteria in the ocean: Throughout the globe, they partner up with clams from the family Lucinidae, which live unseen in the...
13-Jul-2021 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Human Environmental Genome Recovered in the Absence of Skeletal Remains

Ancient sediments from caves have already proven to preserve DNA for thousands of years. The amount of recovered sequences from environmental sediments, however, is generally low, which difficults the analyses to be performed with these sequences. A...
12-Jul-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bacterial survival kit to endure in soil

Soils are one of the most diverse habitats on the planet. There are more than thousand microbial species per gram that significantly influence numerous environmental processes. However, the majority of these organisms are believed to be in a state...
6-Jul-2021 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The evolution of axial patterning

Body axes are molecular coordinate systems along which regulatory genes are activated. These genes then activate the development of anatomical structures in correct locations in the embryo. Thus, the body ensures that we do not develop arms on our...
29-Jun-2021 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Asian Elephants Do More Than Just Trumpet- They Buzz Their Lips To Squeak

Communication is crucial for elephants that live in complex multi-tiered social systems. Apart from their iconic trumpets uttered through the trunk, Asian elephants also produce species-specific squeaks by buzzing their lips. This demonstrates once...
23-Jun-2021 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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