What to watch on Netflix: Ryan Reynolds leads one of the most spectacular and most viewed movies in the history of the platform (and it’s not ‘Red Alert’ or ‘The Adam Project’)

What to watch on Netflix Ryan Reynolds leads one of

A look at the historical Top 10 of the most viewed original movies on Netflix yields a clear conclusion, and that is that it is impossible to draw clear conclusions about what motivates users to hit the play button. Few common elements between films, beyond the fact that they are usually the most talked about … Read more

How ADAR1 mutation leads to self-destructive inflammation

Journal Reference: Nicholas W. Hubbard, Joshua M. Ames, Megan Maurano, Lan H. Chu, Kim Y. Somfleth, Nandan S. Gokhale, Margo Werner, Jessica M. Snyder, Katrina Lichauco, Ram Savan, Daniel B. Stetson, Andrew Oberst. ADAR1 mutation causes ZBP1-dependent immunopathology. Nature, 2022; 607 (7920): 769 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04896-7 The ADAR gene contains instructions for making proteins used by … Read more

New catalyst leads to more efficient butadiene production

Journal Reference: Yunfei Gao, Xijun Wang, Noel Corolla, Tim Eldred, Arnab Bose, Wenpei Gao, Fanxing Li. Alkali metal halide–coated perovskite redox catalysts for anaerobic oxidative dehydrogenation of n -butane. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (30) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abo7343 Creating butadiene from butane is tricky. Existing techniques for converting butane into butadiene either create a bunch of byproducts … Read more

Citizen scientist leads discovery of 34 ultracool dwarf binaries

Journal Reference: Frank Kiwy, Jacqueline K. Faherty, Aaron Meisner, Adam C. Schneider, J. Davy Kirkpatrick, Marc J. Kuchner, Adam J. Burgasser, Sarah Casewell, Rocio Kiman, Emily Calamari, Christian Aganze, Chih-Chun Hsu, Arttu Sainio, Vinod Thakur, The Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 Collaboration. Discovery of 34 low-mass comoving systems using NOIRLab Source Catalog DR2. Accepted for publication … Read more

Research reveals why tackling particle pollution leads to rise in photochemical smog

Journal Reference: Peter D. Ivatt, Mathew J. Evans, Alastair C. Lewis. Suppression of surface ozone by an aerosol-inhibited photochemical ozone regime. Nature Geoscience, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41561-022-00972-9 The findings, published in Nature Geoscience, challenge established methods for tackling air pollution, the researchers say. Surface ozone is the main component of “smog” and is created by chemical … Read more

Parkinson’s illness: Copper leads to protein aggregation, study finds

Journal Reference: Olena Synhaivska, Shayon Bhattacharya, Silvia Campioni, Damien Thompson, Peter Niraj Nirmalraj. Single-Particle Resolution of Copper-Associated Annular α-Synuclein Oligomers Reveals Potential Therapeutic Targets of Neurodegeneration. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 2022; 13 (9): 1410 DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.2c00021 The causes of Parkinson’s disease are not yet fully understood. Long before the onset of the typical muscle tremor, the … Read more

Screen Australia Leads Call for Evolution of Industry Funding

Screen Australia Leads Call for Evolution of Industry Funding

Screen Australia, the country’s federal support body, says the screen entertainment industry needs to come up with new business models in response to changes in audience behavior and the disruptive impact on content financing that has come from streaming. Public support bodies must change their relationships with the industry too, Screen Australia CEO Graeme Mason … Read more

New discovery in animal exoskeletons leads to advances in designing construction materials

Journal Reference: Wei Wang, Shu Jian Chen, Weiqiang Chen, Wenhui Duan, Jia Zie Lai, Kwesi Sagoe-Crentsil. Damage-tolerant material design motif derived from asymmetrical rotation. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-28991-5 In a paper published in Nature Communications, Professor Wenhui Duan from the Department of Civil Engineering at Monash University says the new pattern, adding … Read more

Nano-engineered sealer leads to more durable concrete

Journal Reference: Zhipeng Li, Xianming Shi. Effects of Nanomaterials on Engineering Performance of a Potassium Methyl Siliconate–Based Sealer for Cementitious Composite. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 2022; 34 (4) DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0004148 The novel sealer showed a 75% improvement in repelling water and a 44% improvement in reducing salt damage in laboratory studies compared to … Read more

Juan Diego Flórez, Joyce DiDonato, Francesco Meli & Corinne Winters Leads Arte.TV’s 2021-22 Season – Opera Wire

Juan Diego Florez Joyce DiDonato Francesco Meli Corinne Winters

Arte.TV has announced its 2021-22 season featuring a variety of productions from around the world. Here is a look. The season from the Opéra Comique de Paris with a production of Beethoven’s “Fidelio.” Raphaël Pichon conducts the new production by Cyril Teste which stars Siobhan Stagg, Michael Spyres, Mari Eriksmoen, and Albert Dohmen. Broadcast Date: … Read more

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