Researchers measured the velocity of a sample of 100 stars. It took them by surprise, when they found that one of these stars has more than five times the speed expected for normal bulge stars.
An advanced mathematical methodology could one day help to stabilize the flow of electricity in power grids challenged by the variable input from renewable energy sources.
A pharmaceutical blocking of enzymes could hinder cancer from growing but would also inhibit other life-essential processes. Recent results in cancer research offer a new way.
The regenerative capability of humans is quite limited and decreases upon aging. Researchers observe the effects of aging on the regenerative capability of turquois killifish.
New scientific research could help to protect tigers from extinction. The findings indicate that tigers should be classified as only two subspecies.
The mechanisms that initiate stem cell mutations are poorly understood. Researchers now compiled and presented existing research results in order to show new approaches.
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