Category: Science

Author Correction: miR-34a blocks osteoporosis and bone metastasis by inhibiting osteoclastogenesis and Tgif2

Author Correction: miR-34a blocks osteoporosis and bone metastasis by inhibiting osteoclastogenesis and Tgif2

In this Letter, the citation to ‘Fig. 4e, f’ should be ‘Fig. 3e, f’ following the text: “Consequently, OVX-induced bone loss was attenuated by miR-34a-CH”. This does not affect the conclusions of the paper,...

Shedding light on the burden of dengue in Bangladesh

Shedding light on the burden of dengue in Bangladesh

Dengue, also known as dengue fever, is a viral disease transmitted to humans by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. The incidence of dengue is currently increasing dramatically, and it is now one of the...

Interactive quantum chemistry in virtual reality

Interactive quantum chemistry in virtual reality

Scientists from the University of Bristol’s Intangible Realities Laboratory (IRL) and ETH Zurich have used virtual reality and artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the details of chemical change. In a cover article published today...

What Europe is getting right about research

EDITORIAL 22 May 2019 The European Union’s cross-border collaborative programmes offer lessons for the rest of the world. Elections for the European parliament will take place in May. Credit: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty This week, the...

Early life exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction later

Early life exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction later

Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine...

One million species to go extinct — a decades-old headline

One million species to go extinct — a decades-old headline

CORRESPONDENCE 21 May 2019 Richard J. Ladle Institute of Biological and Health Sciences, Federal University of Alagoas, Maceió, Brazil. Contact Search for this author in: It is less than 20 years since we last...