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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shed new light on a process that fixes breaks in the genetic material of the body's cells.
Studying brain science in the 21st century requires crossing traditional boundaries, and with that comes the need for an interdisciplinary approach.
An international collaboration of 390 scientists reports the discovery of an outburst of very-high-energy (VHE) gamma radiation from the giant radio galaxy Messier 87 (M 87), accompanied by a strong rise of the radio flux measured from the direct vicinity of its super-massive black hole.
Pig heart valves used to replace defective aortic valves in human patients failed much earlier and more often than expected, says a report from cardiac surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Of the 92 naturally occurring elements, add another to the list of those that are superconductors.
Material scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a technique for a bimetallic fuel cell catalyst that is efficient, robust and two to five times more effective than commercial catalysts.
Drug combination could lower risk of fracture by 30 to 50 percent in women, according to Saint Louis University research.
Rigorous new research from Washington University in St Louis shows significant gains from a national service program that trains experienced Americans to help low-income children one-on-one in urban public schools.
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have figured out the orientation of a protein in the antenna complex to its neighboring membrane in a photosynthetic bacterium, a key find in the process of energy transfer in photosynthesis.
Putting a new spin on an old technique, Anne M Hofmeister, PhD, research professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St Louis, has revolutionized scientists' understanding of heat transport in the Earth's crust, the outermost solid shell of our planet.
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