Study reveals a protein’s key contribution to heterogeneity of neurons

Journal Reference: Chad W Sauvola, Yulia Akbergenova, Karen L Cunningham, Nicole A Aponte-Santiago, J Troy Littleton. The decoy SNARE Tomosyn sets tonic versus phasic release properties and is required for homeostatic synaptic plasticity. eLife, 2021; 10 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.72841 The team found that expression of the tomosyn protein is a major determining factor in whether the … Read more

Recycling of tectonic plates a key driver of Earth’s oxygen budget

Journal Reference: Yuxiang Zhang, Esteban Gazel, Glenn A. Gaetani, Frieder Klein. Serpentinite-derived slab fluids control the oxidation state of the subarc mantle. Science Advances, 2021; 7 (48) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abj2515 “This cycle is a really a big deal,” said Esteban Gazel, associate professor of earth and atmospheric sciences in Cornell’s College of Engineering, and co-lead author … Read more

Stalagmites as key witnesses of the monsoon

Journal Reference: Jasper A. Wassenburg, Hubert B. Vonhof, Hai Cheng, Alfredo Martínez-García, Pia-Rebecca Ebner, Xianglei Li, Haiwei Zhang, Lijuan Sha, Ye Tian, R. Lawrence Edwards, Jens Fiebig, Gerald H. Haug. Penultimate deglaciation Asian monsoon response to North Atlantic circulation collapse. Nature Geoscience, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41561-021-00851-9 Around 130,000 years ago, Earth experienced the penultimate change from … Read more

Destination design conference, 15 and 16 December in Jesolo the development of destinations in an innovative, inclusive and sustainable key

Destination design conference 15 and 16 December in Jesolo the

It will take place on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 December 2021 in Jesolo (VE), in the spaces of the Kursaal Congress Center, la Destination Design Conference 2021: two days of discussion, reflection and high-level training for the decision makers of the destinations. At the center of the event, which has future scenarios as its … Read more

ZDF key to modernisation, industrialisation — President

The Herald Political Editor PROFESSIONALISM and excellency through high-quality personnel training and development programmes in the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) should be harnessed not only to safeguard the country’s sovereignty but also in the industrialisation and modernisation of the nation, President Mnangagwa said. This can be achieved if the ZDF adapts and adopts changing trends … Read more

Bacteria may be key to sustainably extracting earth elements for tech

Journal Reference: Alexa M. Schmitz, Brooke Pian, Sean Medin, Matthew C. Reid, Mingming Wu, Esteban Gazel, Buz Barstow. Generation of a Gluconobacter oxydans knockout collection for improved extraction of rare earth elements. Nature Communications, 2021; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27047-4 A new study describes a proof of principle for engineering a bacterium, Gluconobacter oxydans, that takes … Read more

Jennifer Lopez’s trainer reveals 3 key exercises to lose belly

Jennifer Lopezs trainer reveals 3 key exercises to lose belly

A body like that of Jennifer Lopez it is not achieved overnight. Anyone who has agreed with the artist agrees that the constancy is one of its virtues And thanks to that he has arrived where he is, at the top of his career, succeeding in everything he sets out to do, whether it is … Read more

Scientists key in on brain’s mechanism for singing, learning

Journal Reference: Benjamin M. Zemel, Alexander A. Nevue, Andre Dagostin, Peter V. Lovell, Claudio V. Mello, Henrique von Gersdorff. Resurgent Na currents promote ultrafast spiking in projection neurons that drive fine motor control. Nature Communications, 2021; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26521-3 The study by scientists at Oregon Health & Science University published today in the journal … Read more

My child groans all the time: the key attitude to make him smile again!

My child groans all the time the key attitude to

We do everything for our child: we prepare his breakfast, we bought him his favorite cereals, but here it is: the milk is not at the right temperature … He groans because he wants me to help him ‘dress while he is past the age. We offer him a great vacation and, again, he finds … Read more

A key brain region responds to faces similarly in infants and adults

Journal Reference: Heather L. Kosakowski, Michael A. Cohen, Atsushi Takahashi, Boris Keil, Nancy Kanwisher, Rebecca Saxe. Selective responses to faces, scenes, and bodies in the ventral visual pathway of infants. Current Biology, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.10.064 Neuroscientists have long hypothesized that it takes many years of visual experience for these areas to develop in children. However, … Read more