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Male hormone plays key role in ovarian development
23-March-2017

Scientists have discovered that the male “androgen” hormone is an important element in the ovarian development of female chicken embryos, more so than in the development of male testes.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Membrane lipids hop in and out of rafts in the blink of an eye
23-March-2017
 
ATP hydrolysis energy explained through large-scale hybrid quantum/ classical simulations
22-March-2017

In ATP hydrolysis, water is used to split apart adenosine triphosphate (ATP) to create adenosine diphosphate (ADP) to get energy. ATP hydrolysis energy (AHE) is then used in the activities of living cells.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Hydrogen freed by nanoparticle duo
22-March-2017

Heat treatment offers precise control over catalytic activity of metal sulfide nanoparticles.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Mass deworming greatly reduces helminth prevalence among children
22-March-2017

A study finds that mass deworming leads to a significantly greater reduction in prevalence in children than targeted deworming.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University
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