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News 2016

December 30, 2016

How to form the world’s smallest self-assembling nanowires — just 3 atoms wide. Source:  

December 28, 2016

Apple’s first AI paper focuses on creating ‘superrealistic’ image recognition. Source:  

December 23, 2016

Method discovered to remove damaging amyloid plaques found in Alzheimer’s disease. Source:  

Nanoarray sniffs out and distinguishes ‘breathprints’ of multiple diseases.   

It may not feel like anything to be an alien.  

December 22, 2016

The week in science: 16 December-22 December 2016. Source:    

December 20, 2016

How to enable soft robots to better mimick biological motions. Source:    

Using graphene to detect brain cancer cells. Source:    

December 18, 2016

Cellular reprogramming turns back the aging clock in mice. Source:    

December 16, 2016

How diabetes drug metformin prevents, suppresses cancer growth. Source:   

So you want to build a Death Star? Here’s how to get started. Source:  

December 15, 2016

The week in science: 9 December-15 December 2016. Source:  

December 14, 2016

How to control a robotic arm with your mind - no implanted electrodes required. Source:  

Star Wars: Rogue One highlights an uncomfortable fact — military robots can change sides.   

December 10, 2016

Scientists track amazing restoration of communication in ‘minimally conscious’ patient. Source: 

December 8, 2016

The week in science: 2 December-8 December 2016. Source:   

A machine-learning system that trains itself by surfing the web. Source:   

December 2, 2016

Triggered by ultrasound, microbubbles open the blood-brain barrier to administer drugs without harming other areas of the body. Source:  

Implantable device targets cancer, other illnesses with controlled long-term drug delivery. Source:   

December 1, 2016

The week in science: 25 November-1 December 2016. Source:    


November 30, 2016

Electric current and antiobiotic kill multidrug-resistant bacteria in biofilms. Source:  

Tracking large neural networks in the brain by making neurons glow. Source:   

November 25, 2016

Google’s new multilingual Neural Machine Translation System can translate between language pairs even though it has never been taught to do so. Source:   

New neural-network algorithm learns directly from human instructions instead of examples. Source:   

Caltech scientists use bacterial protein to merge silicon and carbon and create new organosilicon compounds. Source:   

November 24, 2016

The week in science: 18 November-24 November 2016. Source:    

November 18, 2016

New unique brain ‘fingerprint’ method can identify a person with nearly 100% accuracy. Source:   

November 17, 2016

The week in science: 11 November-17 November 2016. Source:     

November 15, 2016

This simple optoelectronic computer could one day outperform supercomputers for complex problems. Source:   

Overuse and misuse of antibiotics leading to rise of resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria. Source:   

November 13, 2016

Inside the the Rhombic Hexecontahedron. Source: Wolfram Demonstration Project  

November 10, 2016

The week in science: 4 November-10 November 2016. Source:    

Could these three brain regions be the seat of consciousness? Source:    

Researchers restore leg movement in primates. Source:  

November 4, 2016

A super-high-resolution snapshot of RNA folding. Source:  

New antimicrobial peptide kills strains resistant to existing antibiotics.  

November 3, 2016

The week in science: 28 October-3 November 2016. Source:   

November 3, 2016

The week in science: 28 October-3 November 2016. Source:   

Scientists find key protein for spinal cord repair in zebrafish. Source:   

October 31, 2016

New MIT technique reveals the basis for machine-learning systems’ hidden decisions. Source:  

October 27, 2016

The week in science: 21 October-27 October 2016. Source:   

October 20, 2016

The week in science: 14 October-20 October 2016. Source:   

October 13, 2016

The week in science: 7 October-13 October 2016. Source:   

October 6, 2016

The week in science: 30 September-6 October 2016. Source:   

September 30, 2016

How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains. Source:  

September 29, 2016

The week in science: 23 September-29 September 2016. Source:   

September 22, 2016

The week in science: 16 September-22 September 2016. Source:   

September 19, 2016

With 3275 new reads, Prof. Walter was the most read author in Chemical Biology worldwide. Source: ResearchGate    

September 17, 2016

Most accessed articles in Current Bioinformatics. Source: Current Bioinformatics  

September 15, 2016

The week in science: 9 September-15 September 2016. Source:   

September 12, 2016

Paralyzed man regains use of arms and hands after experimental stem cell therapy. Source:     

September 9, 2016

Most accessed articles in Current Bioinformatics. Source: Current Bioinformatics   

September 8, 2016

The week in science: 2 September-8 September 2016. Source:   

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Speeds Toward Asteroid Rendezvous. Source:  

September 7, 2016

NASA Selects Next Generation Spectrometer for SOFIA Flying Observatory. Source:     

September 4, 2016

The most read author in Bioinformatics. Source: Research Gate


September 2, 2016

How AI may affect urban life in 2030. Source:  

Google’s secret plan for quantum computer supremacy. Source:    

September 1, 2016

The week in science: 26 August-1 September 2016. Source:  

August 30, 2016

‘Star in a jar’ could lead to limitless fusion energy. Source:   

August 29, 2016

Mystery radio signal may be from distant star system - or a military transmitter. Source:  

August 28, 2016

The most read author in Chemical Biology. Source: Research Gate


August 26, 2016

Implantable cell-size ‘neural pixel’ device senses and blocks epileptic seizures. Source:    

Designing new ultrasound imaging tools with Lego-like proteins. Source:      

The first autonomous soft robot powered only by a chemical reaction. Source: Kurzweil,net    

August 25, 2016

The week in science: 19 August-25 August 2016. Source:  

August 24, 2016

A possible habitable planet is only four light-years away, astronomers discover.. Source:   

August 22, 2016

Top publications last week by reads. Source: ReserchGate    

August 21, 2016

The most read author in Chemical Biology. Source: Research Gate


August 19, 2016

Mayo Clinic, collaborators working to advance aging research via clinical trials. Source: 

Most cited articles in Current Bioinformatics. Source: Current Bioinformatics          

August 18, 2016

The week in science: 12 August-18 August 2016. Source:  

August 16, 2016

"Kitchen Smoke" Molecules in Nebula Offer Clues to the Building Blocks of Life. Source: Nasa  

August 15, 2016

New cancer-drug delivery system uses magnetically guided bacteria to target cancerous tumors with high precision. Source: 

August 14, 2016

The most read author in Bioinformatics at Research Gate. Source: Research Gate  

August 12, 2016

Anti-inflammatory drug reverses memory loss in Alzheimer’s-disease-model mice. Source:  

August 11, 2016

The week in science: 05 August-11 August 2016. Source:   

August 9, 2016

Probing the origins of human acetylcholinesterase inhibition via QSAR modeling and molecular docking. Source: PeerJ    

August 5, 2016

No, exercise does not wipe out previous memories. Source:    

August 4, 2016

The week in science: 29 July-04 August 2016. Source:   

August 3, 2016

IBM scientists emulate neurons with phase-change technology. Source:   

August 1, 2016

Study reveals new measure of intelligence involving temporal variability of brain areas. Source:    

Miniature portable device produces biopharmaceuticals on demand at point-of-care. Source:  

Eating more plant protein associated with lower risk of death. Source: 

July 28, 2016

The week in science: 22 July-28 July 2016. Source:  

July 27, 2016

Neuroscience researchers caution public about hidden risks of self-administered brain stimulation. Source:     

Imaging the brain at multiple size scales. Source:   

July 25, 2016

Cinnamon may be the latest nootropic. Source:    

July 22, 2016

Mental, physical exercises found to produce different brain benefits. Source: 

Distinct stages of thinking revealed by brain activity patterns. Source:  

Whole-brain imaging method identifies common brain disorders. Source:  

July 21, 2016

The week in science: 15 July-21 July 2016. Source:   

Scientists program cells to remember and respond to series of stimuli. Source:  

July 20, 2016

New nanomaterial mimics cell membranes.Source:  

New brain map provides unprecedented detail in 180 areas of the cerebral cortex. Source:  .

July 15, 2016

Mayo Clinic researchers discover drug combination that helps immune system attack cancer cells. Source:

Middle-age-plus memory decline may just be a matter of changing focus. Source:    

July 14, 2016

The week in science: 08 July-14 July 2016. Source:  

July 7, 2016

The week in science: 01 July-07 July 2016. Source:   

June 30, 2016

The week in science: 24 June-30 June 2016. Source:           

June 23, 2016

The week in science: 17 June-23 June 2016. Source:        

June 19, 2016

DIY Projects with SAnDReS for Acetylcholinesterase (EC Source:  

DIY Projects with SAnDReS for Beta-Lactamase (EC Source:         

June 16, 2016

The week in science: 10 June-16 June 2016. Source:       

June 14, 2016

Gene circuits in live cells that perform complex analog/digital computations. Source:    

June 13, 2016

Higher intake of whole grains associated with lower risk of major chronic diseases and death. Source:     

June 10, 2016

Hierarchies exist in the brain because of lower connection costs, research shows. Source:           

June 9, 2016

The week in science: 03 June-09 June 2016. Source:       

June 7, 2016

Deep neural networks to help identify, formulate advanced antiaging supplements. Source:          

June 6, 2016

Scientists plan to build human genome from scratch. Source:      

New material kills E. coli bacteria in 30 seconds. Source:    

June 2, 2016

Ancient anti-inflammatory drug salicylic acid has cancer-fighting properties. Source: 

Dietary fiber has biggest influence on successful aging, research reveals. Source:    

The week in science: 27 May-02 June 2016. Source:  

June 1, 2016

'Jumping gene' took peppered moths to the dark side in Industrial Revolution. Source:     

May 31, 2016

How to make opaque AI decisionmaking accountable. Source:   

May 29, 2016

Drug delivery that hits the dot. Source:  

May 27, 2016

The week in science: 20 May-26 May 2016. Source:   

Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat, Source:      

Computational Psychiatry: towards a mathematically informed understanding of mental illness. Source:   

Deep Learning Applied to Drug Discovery. Source:     

Automated top-down design technique simplifies creation of DNA origami nanostructures. Source:  

May 26, 2016

Robotics: Robot hangs with electrostatic force. Source:  

May 24, 2016

Triggering the protein that programs cancer cells to kill themselves. Source:  

May 19, 2016

The week in science: 13 May-19 May 2016. Source:   

May 12, 2016

The week in science: 6 May-12 May 2016. Source:         

May 5, 2016

The week in science: 29 April-5 May 2016. Source:     

Design drugs in your garage. Source:  

April 28, 2016

The week in science: 22 April-28 April 2016. Source:        

April 21, 2016

The week in science: 15 April-21 April 2016. Source:        

April 14, 2016

The week in science: 8 April-14 April 2016. Source:   

April 7, 2016

The week in science: 1 April-7 April 2016. Source:     

March 31, 2016

The week in science: 25 March-31 March 2016. Source:       

March 24, 2016

The week in science: 18 March-24 March 2016. Source:         

March 17, 2016

The week in science: 10 March-17 March 2016. Source:           

March 10, 2016

The week in science: 4 March-10 March 2016. Source:        

March 3, 2016

The week in science: 26 February-3 March 2016. Source:      

February 25, 2016

The week in science: 19-25 February 2016. Source:    

February 18, 2016

The week in science: 12-18 February 2016. Source:     

February 11, 2016

The week in science: 5-11 February 2016. Source:        

February 3, 2016

The week in science: 29 January-4 February 2016. Source:   

January 29, 2016

Integrin-based therapeutics: biological basis, clinical use and new drug. Source:  

New targets for drug delivery across the BBB. Source:          

A platform for probing protein-aggregation inhibitors. Source:             

G protein-coupled receptors as targets for anti-diabetic therapeutics. Source:        

January 12, 2016

SAnDReS became operational on 12 January 2016 at the Laboratory of Computational Systems Biology

in Porto Alegre/RS Brazil as version number 1.0.1. Source:       

January 8, 2016

Do we have free will? Source:        

January 7, 2016

Cellular 'switch' helps brain distinguish safety from danger, new study finds. Source:          

January 6, 2016

Cell-free protein synthesis device is potential lifesaver. Source:       

New synthetic molecular prosthetic cell acts as AND gate for disease treatment. Source:       

January 5, 2016

Real-time 3-D video of nematode brains links neurons with motion and behavior. Source:             

Can human-machine superintelligence solve the world’s most dire problems? Source:            

The physics of life. Source:               

January 2, 2016

Advance in astronomy 'can help find other worlds'. Source:                 

CES 2016: Preview of the Las Vegas tech showcase. Source:      

CES website. Source:            

Feeling like things are speeding up? Source:            

January 1, 2016

CES 2016: Social robot wants to be your Buddy. Source:            

A science preview of the year 2016. Source:        

Science: Best long reads of 2015. Source: