Tetragonal phases for perovskite solar cells
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Using kinase inhibitors on pseudokinases
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Giving antibodies a boost
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Hox code in segmentation and patterning
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Source: This Week in Science - September 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Purnell, B. A. Tags: Development, Evolution twis Source Type: research

Arenes and amides from a single source
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Source: This Week in Science - September 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Yeston, J. Tags: Chemistry twis Source Type: research

Two ways out of an oxetane
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Classic Maya civilization in detail
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Source: This Week in Science - September 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sugden, A. M. Tags: Anthropology twis Source Type: research

Waking up in a trap
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Source: This Week in Science - September 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Kiberstis, P. A. Tags: Medicine, Diseases twis Source Type: research

Dissecting the epigenomic footprint
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Making ultrafast cycles of light
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How algae turn tides toxic
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Source: This Week in Science - September 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Funk, M. A. Tags: Biochemistry, Geochemistry, Geophysics twis Source Type: research

PD-1+ T cells prompt pulmonary fibrosis
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Manta rays' unique filtration system
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How cells ensure symmetric inheritance
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Source: This Week in Science - September 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mao, S. Tags: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology twis Source Type: research

Single-cell chromatin and RNA analysis
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Source: This Week in Science - September 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Zahn, L. M. Tags: Genetics twis Source Type: research

PCB--still a problem
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Source: This Week in Science - September 27, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Vignieri, S. Tags: Anatomy, Morphology, Biomechanics, Ecology twis Source Type: research

[Immune Regulation] Regulatory T cells sans FoxP3
Although expression of FoxP3 is largely synonymous with T regulatory (Treg) cell identity in mice, type 1 regulatory T cells (TR1) are an exception. TR1 – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Anand Balasubramani Tags: Immune Regulation Source Type: research

[Organic Electronics] Adding a twist for enhanced performance
The efficiency of organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) is fundamentally governed by the ratio of emissive singlet to dark triplet excitons that are formed from spin-polarized electron – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian S. Osborne Tags: Organic Electronics Source Type: research

[Emerging Infections] The evolving Ebola virus host response
Although the Ebola virus sporadically causes outbreaks in humans, there is a relative paucity of information regarding the dynamics of the immune response in patients. During the recent – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Lindsey Pujanandez Tags: Emerging Infections Source Type: research

[Size Control] How the flagellum knows when to stop
The bacterial flagellum is important in bacterial pathogenesis and biofilm formation. It is a rotary nanomotor that allows bacteria to propel themselves through liquids and across surfaces. – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Stella M. Hurtley Tags: Size Control Source Type: research

[Structural Biology] Coupling transcription and translation
In bacteria, the transcription of DNA into mRNA by RNA polymerase is coupled to the translation of that mRNA into protein by the ribosome. How this coupling is achieved has been unclear. – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Valda Vinson Tags: Structural Biology Source Type: research

[Single-Cell Genomics] Making an unbiased library
Sequencing the genome of single cells gives insight into issues such as cell-to-cell heterogeneity and genome instability. Key to single-cell sequencing techniques are whole-genome – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Valda Vinson Tags: Single-Cell Genomics Source Type: research

[Plant Science] Refined understanding of the preprophase band
Because plant cells do not move, plant tissues are constructed according to how they place the divisions of their constituent cells. Schaefer et al. found a mutation in the – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Pamela J. Hines Tags: Plant Science Source Type: research

[Cognitive Science] Machines learn what people know implicitly
AlphaGo has demonstrated that a machine can learn how to do things that people spend many years of concentrated study learning, and it can rapidly learn how to do them better than any – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Gilbert Chin Tags: Cognitive Science Source Type: research

[Geophysics] Crustal rock strength from outer space
The response of crustal rock to stresses is challenging to estimate yet vital for determining risks from events such as earthquakes. Moore et al. take advantage of the recent – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Brent Grocholski Tags: Geophysics Source Type: research

[Developmental Biology] In vitro embryogenesis
Pluripotent embryonic stem cells (ESCs) can differentiate into any adult cell type; however, aggregates of these cells do not mimic embryonic architecture when grown in culture. To – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Beverly A. Purnell Tags: Developmental Biology Source Type: research

[Natural Hazards] An earthquake with a dozen faults
The 2016 moment magnitude (Mw) 7.8 KaikĊura earthquake was one of the largest ever to hit New Zealand. Hamling et al. show with a new slip model that it – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Brent Grocholski Tags: Natural Hazards Source Type: research

[Organic Chemistry] Stitching one alkyl group to another
Chemical reactions such as Heck and Suzuki coupling facilitate access to an enormous range of relatively flat molecules. This geometrical constraint is associated with the comparative – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jake Yeston Tags: Organic Chemistry Source Type: research

[Social Sciences] The negative impact of EU enlargement
National borders and restrictions on immigration can strongly hinder international scientific work. Arrieta et al. used detailed data on scientific productivity, collaboration, – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Aaron Clauset Tags: Social Sciences Source Type: research

[Physiology] A target for preventing kidney damage
Proteinuria, the appearance of protein in the urine, results when podocytes in the kidney are damaged. Rinschen et al. found that the activation of the transcriptional coactivator – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Annalisa VanHook Tags: Physiology Source Type: research

[Defaunation] Quantifying hunting-induced defaunation
As the human population grows and increasingly encroaches on remaining wildlife habitat, hunting threatens many species. Benítez-López et al. conducted a large-scale meta-analysis o – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sacha Vignieri Tags: Defaunation Source Type: research

[Structural Biology] Nucleosomes in contact
In eukaryotic cells, genomic DNA must be compacted to fit inside the nucleus. A key player in DNA packaging is the nucleosome, which comprises a segment of DNA wrapped around an octamer – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Valda Vinson Tags: Structural Biology Source Type: research

[Zika Virus] One antibody for all and all antibodies for one
Antibodies against related flaviviruses such as dengue (DENV) and West Nile (WNV) can cross-react with Zika virus (ZIKV) and could thereby increase disease severity. Bardina et – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Caroline Ash Tags: Zika Virus Source Type: research

[Organic Chemistry] Stitching a belt out of carbon rings
If you had a molecular scalpel, you could slice a carbon nanotube twice against the long axis to excise a loop of fused phenyl rings. Of course, knives don't come that small. Instead, – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jake Yeston Tags: Organic Chemistry Source Type: research

[Solar Cells] Transporter layers for greater stability
Although perovskite solar cells (PSCs) can have power conversion efficiencies exceeding 20%, they can have limited stability under ultraviolet irradiation. This is in part because the – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Phil Szuromi Tags: Solar Cells Source Type: research

[Planetary Geology] Hydrothermal processes on Enceladus
Saturn's moon Enceladus has a subsurface ocean covered by a layer of ice. Some liquid escapes into space through cracks in the ice, which is the source of one of Saturn's rings. In – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Keith T. Smith Tags: Planetary Geology Source Type: research

[Immunotherapy] Targeting nonviral antigens in viral-driven cancer
Adoptive cell transfer harnesses a patient's own T cells to destroy cancer. The strategy can successfully treat epithelial tumors driven by human papillomavirus (HPV), but it remains – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 13, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Priscilla N. Kelly Tags: Immunotherapy Source Type: research

[Autoimmunity] Regulating the regulators
Inhibitory receptors on T cells, including LAG3 (encoded by lymphocyte-activation gene 3), limit immune-mediated damage to the host. LAG3 is expressed by exhausted conventional – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Anand Balasubramani Tags: Autoimmunity Source Type: research

[Hypothesis] From learning to instinct
The molecular and cellular processes that govern animal learning are relatively well understood, but it is much less clear how animals acquire instincts. In a Perspective, Robinson – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Julia Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink Tags: Hypothesis Source Type: research

[Physiology] An astrocyte call to arms after brain injury
Brain injury stimulates the infiltration of peripheral immune cells that may cause persistent secondary tissue damage, impairing patient recovery. Using a mouse model of inflammatory – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Leslie K. Ferrarelli Tags: Physiology Source Type: research

[Genome Assembly] Hi-C for mosquito genomes
Most genomes sequenced today are determined through the generation of short sequenced bits of DNA that are computationally pieced together like a jigsaw puzzle. This has resulted in – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Laura M. Zahn Tags: Genome Assembly Source Type: research

[Geochemistry] A mantle story told with metal and gas
Differences in isotopic compositions of trace elements can help identify how regions of Earth's mantle have evolved over time. Mundl et al. identified several ancient domains – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Brent Grocholski Tags: Geochemistry Source Type: research

[Chemical Physics] X-ray vision catches Woodward-Hoffmann
The celebrated Woodward-Hoffmann (W-H) rules rationalize a variety of rapid bond rearrangements in organic molecules. The key insight involved symmetry conservation in the electronic – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jake Yeston Tags: Chemical Physics Source Type: research

[Organic Chemistry] Picking structures out of a lineup
Pharmaceutical research relies critically on determining the correct structures of numerous complex molecules. When well-ordered crystals are not available for x-ray analysis, nuclear – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jake Yeston Tags: Organic Chemistry Source Type: research

[Neuroscience] A tailored look at behavioral pharmacology
It is important to understand how animal behavior is mediated by molecular, cellular, and circuit components of the brain. However, it has been difficult to link the activity of specific – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Stella M. Hurtley Tags: Neuroscience Source Type: research

[Device Technology] Printing nanosheet-network transistors
Two-dimensional (2D) materials such as graphene and metal chalcogenides such as tungsten diselenide (WSe2) are attractive for use in low-cost thin-film transistors (TFTs) – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Phil Szuromi Tags: Device Technology Source Type: research

[Epigenetics] DNA sequence and inherited gene silencing
Cell fate decisions require a gene's transcriptional status, whether on or off, to be stably and heritably maintained over multiple cell generations. For silenced genes, heterochromatin – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Beverly A. Purnell Tags: Epigenetics Source Type: research

[Crispr Biology] Variation in prokaryote adaptive immunity
To repel infection by phage and mobile genetic elements, prokaryotes have a form of adaptive immune response and memory invested in clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Caroline Ash Tags: Crispr Biology Source Type: research

[Biomedical Engineering] Nanoparticles for drug delivery in lungs
Engineering drug-delivery nanoparticles for adhesion to mucus can increase their residence times in lungs. Schneider et al. alternatively developed mucus-penetrating nanoparticles – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Philip Yeagle Tags: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research

[Viral Genomics] The evolution of giant virus genomes
Some giant viruses encode a genome larger than that of some bacteria, but their evolutionary history is a mystery. Examining the genomes within a sample from a wastewater treatment – [Read More] (Source: This Week in Science)
Source: This Week in Science - April 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Laura M. Zahn Tags: Viral Genomics Source Type: research