August 28, 2014

Researchers switch emotion linked to memory

Scientists have revealed the brain pathway linking external events to the internal emotional state and shown that the positive or negative emotional valence of memory can be reversed during later recall.

August 28, 2014

Breaking benzene

Researchers have demonstrated a way to use a metallic complex to activate benzene by breaking the aromatic carbon-carbon bonds at relatively mild temperatures and in a highly selective way.

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August 20, 2014

A surprising new role for natural killer T cells

Scanning electron micrograph of a human T cell. Courtesy of NIAID

Researchers have discovered an intriguing new role of a subset of invariant natural killer T cells, which seem to play an intermediate role between the adaptive and innate immune systems.

August 15, 2014

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RIKEN Research

Atomic nuclei display their aura

Nuclear physics experiments reveal a neutron halo around neutron-rich magnesium nuclei

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