Vol 2, Issue 5
- Pan–ice-sheet glacier terminus change in East Antarctica reveals sensitivity of Wilkes Land to sea-ice changes
Recent retreat of outlet glaciers in Wilkes Land, East Antarctica, is driven by changes in sea ice.
Researchers monitor southwest Greenland’s ice sheet mass changes by measuring seismic velocity variations in Greenland’s crust.
Development of interconnected magnetite during chlorite dehydration explains anomalous high conductivity at shallow mantle wedges.
- Rapid identification of health care–associated infections with an integrated fluorescence anisotropy system
A portable system for rapid bacterial profiling aims to rapidly diagnose health care–associated infections.
Tumor-homing peptides have been exploited to create nanocarriers for targeted delivery of therapeutic agents to the placenta.
- Chemical vapor deposition synthesis of near-zigzag single-walled carbon nanotubes with stable tube-catalyst interface
Enriching near-zigzag single-walled carbons, which have a small tube-catalyst interface, by a “tandem plate” CVD method.
We identify the first quantitative trait loci for antioxidant capacity in corals, providing possible new avenues for management and restoration approaches.
Morié-engineered graphene devices can collect multiple electrons per absorbed photon, promising efficient optoelectronics.
- Pre-Clovis occupation 14,550 years ago at the Page-Ladson site, Florida, and the peopling of the Americas
Page-Ladson, Florida, provides evidence of the oldest human occupation in the North American Gulf Coastal Plain at 14,550 B.P.
- Remarkable enhancement of charge carrier mobility of conjugated polymer field-effect transistors upon incorporating an ionic additive
Incorporation of tetramethylammonium iodide into conjugated D-A polymer thin film leads to remarkable enhancement of charge mobility.
Seismic resonant multiples, which can yield resolutions more than twice the classical resolution limit, are used for far-field super-resolution imaging.
- Exopolysaccharide biosynthetic glycoside hydrolases can be utilized to disrupt and prevent Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms
Therapeutic enzyme treatment disrupts Pseudomonas biofilms, potentiating antibiotics and ameliorating the innate immune system.
- Anticyclonic eddies are more productive than cyclonic eddies in subtropical gyres because of winter mixing
In subtropical ocean gyres, anticyclonic eddies increase surface nutrient injection and primary production during winter.
Intense laser illumination of cirrus-like ice particles increases the amount of condensed water and modifies the particles’ albedo.
Short guanine repeats cause a REV1-dependent 4- to 18-fold increase in the substitution rate of the surrounding DNA sequence.
- Structural basis of Dscam1 homodimerization: Insights into context constraint for protein recognition
Comparison of Dscam1 structures reveals the detailed mechanism of Dscam1 isoform-specific recognition.
Researchers introduce the geometric concept of curvature toward the application of uncovering systemic risk and market fragility.
- Encapsulation-free controlled release: Electrostatic adsorption eliminates the need for protein encapsulation in PLGA nanoparticles
Researchers demonstrate that encapsulation is not necessary to achieve controlled, long-term protein release.
The detection of glycine and phosphorus in the coma of 67P shows that comets contain all ingredients to help spark life on Earth.
- Structural basis for regulation of human calcium-sensing receptor by magnesium ions and an unexpected tryptophan derivative co-agonist
Structural and functional characterization of the extracellular domain of the human CaSR with bound Mg2+ and a tryptophan derivative.
Variable life histories, species interactions, and historical contingency underlie why some predators recover and others do not.