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Optical fibre with Einstein effect

Twisted photonic crystal fibres guide light by a mechanism similar to the bending of light rays by large celestial masses Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen have discovered a new mechanism for guiding …

Stem cells leave blood vessels in areas of the bone marrow with low blood flow

Hematopoietic stem cells adhere to net-like blood vessels and transmigrate The treatment of leukaemia and some cancers involves killing the blood stem cells of the diseased bone marrow and replacing them through the transplantation of healthy stem cells. The new …

Aberrant synapse protein can lead to neurological and psychiatric disorders

Scientists in Göttingen discover cause of brain disease ‘Timing is everything’ in the transmission of signals between neurons in the brain. Most of the complex functions that humans are capable of performing would be severely impaired if their neurons were …

Helping pays off: People who care for others live long

Older people who help and support others live longer. These are the findings of a study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, conducted by researchers from the University of Basel, Edith Cowan University, the University of Western Australia, …

Speed Dating: Promiscuous pectoral sandpipers sample breeding sites along thousands of kilometres

After having journeyed half way across the globe to reach their breeding grounds in the Arctic, male pectoral sandpipers fly thousands of kilometres more through their breeding range. Bart Kempenaers and Mihai Valcu of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology …

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