How processed meat impacts your lung function

Credit: CC0 Public Domain. Recent studies reveal that unhealthy eating patterns are associated with poor lung function. Higher consumption of processed meat is associated with poorer lung function, especially in men who have lower consumption of fruits and vegetables, and among current smokers. Researchers are finding a link between processed or dried meat and poorer … Read more

Form follows function – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A computer neuroscientist, Professor Alexander Ecker of the University of Göttingen and the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS) received an initial scholarship from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC awarded his project “Deep Neuron Embeddings: Multi-modal discovery of cell types in neocortex” based on data from a total of € 1.5 … Read more

Scientists Built The World’s Tiniest Antenna, And It’s Made Out of DNA

Scientists have made the smallest antenna ever made – only five nanometers in length. Unlike its much larger counterparts that we are all familiar with, this miniature thing is not made to transmit radio waves, but to reveal the secrets of ever-changing proteins. The nanoantenna is made of DNA, a molecule that carries genetic instructions … Read more