Proteins are biological high-performance machines. They can be found in every cell and play an important role in human blood coagulation or as main constituents of hairs or muscles. The function of these molecular tools is obvious from their structure. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have now developed a new method to predict this protein structure with the help of artificial intelligence.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have partnered with a federally compliant pharmaceutical company to analyze the chemical and biological profiles of cannabis for the benefit of law enforcement, health care providers and scientific professionals.
Is your farm implementing sustainable practices? Could your farm be even more environmentally friendly? Are your management practices energy efficient? Field to Market, a multistakeholder alliance for sustainable agriculture, offers free and confidential tools that answer these questions and empower sustainability efforts. Farmers, suppliers, retailers, brands, and consultants can use the Fieldprint® Platform to measure the environmental impacts of commodity crop production and discover opportunities for improvement.
Terra-i allows specialists and governments around the globe to keep tabs on forest cover change, and generate warnings on deforestation in near real-time. Now, an open-access user manual allows anyone to use this free tool.
Wildfires in the Arctic often burn far away from populated areas, but their impacts are felt around the globe. From field and laboratory work to airborne campaigns and satellites, NASA is studying why boreal forests and tundra fires have become more frequent and powerful and what that means for climate forecasting, ecosystems and human health.
A new indoor tower allows Sandia National Laboratories researchers to drop 200 pounds or more on lithium-ion batteries to learn even more about how batteries respond to stress. Such batteries are commonly found in electric cars, computers, medical equipment and aircraft. And they are getting more powerful all the time. The constant push for more storage and power drives the need for tests such as those offered by the new drop tower.
The lack of information about autism's manifestation in girls means many are never diagnosed and miss out on beneficial interventions, researchers fear.
Researchers from the Earlham Institute and the University of Sydney are working with ex-combatants of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (People's Army FARC-EP*) to grow their capability to protect the country's valuable biodiversity.
Researchers at TU Graz are working together with European partners on new possibilities of measuring vehicle emissions.
Today, as part of continued efforts to foster transparency and reproducibility in life science research, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the nonprofit publisher of the Science family of journals, announces a four-year collaboration with the publisher Bio-protocol.