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Researchers Find Way to Safely Store Hydrogen for Use in Future Cars

...surface areas that soak up hydrogen at much higher densities than previously possible, and without the need for extreme cooling or pressurisation. "Most of the scientists working on this field of research believe that the solution to this problem will arise from the synthesis of new materials," said Froudaki...

Research on Fruit Bats

...fic antibodies. As expected, all megabats had high densities of rod photoreceptors, the prerequisite for nocturnal visual orientation. In addition, all species could be shown to possess cone photoreceptors, comprising about 0.5 percent of the photoreceptors. "This share of cones appears small, but from stud...

Scientists Tout New Prostate Cancer Test

...state-specific antigen. Men with the highest PSA densities were much more likely to later be diagnosed with aggressive cancers than men with lower scores in an Oregon study, even though both groups had clean prostate biopsies. If it survives scientific review, it could help save the lives of men with serio...

Tracking the spread of disease with the help of money

...also said that the model breaks down if population densities become too low or travel options are too limited. But this is the first model which gives us an insight about how a particular disease in any part of the world spreads. Thereby this model can be used very efficiently by making some assumptions an...

Fluorescent markers to distinguish Trypanosoma brucei strains causing Sleeping Sickness

...stinguished by eye and their relative and absolute densities were reliably counted by FACS in experimental multiple infections in mice. Since the FACS can simultaneously determine the population sizes of differently labelled T. brucei strains or subspecies it allows detailed and efficient tracking of multipl...

Women more susceptible to brain damage from ecstasy

...n. Women who had stopped using the drug had higher densities than the heavy users. The heavy use of MDMA is associated with neurotoxic effects on serotonin neurons, that women might be more susceptible than men, and that MDMA-induced neurotoxic changes in several brain regions of female ex-MDMA users are ...

Vitamin Shields Brittle Bones

...ed and treated with vitamin E had much higher bone densities after eight weeks than the rats that received no treatment. Vitamin E is an antioxidant, meaning it soaks up so-called free radicals or substances that can damage tissue, including bone. The dose of vitamin E given to the rats was equivalent to what ...

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