Muscles Remember Training and a Black Hole Made a Star Explode
Learn how quickly previously trained muscles bounce back after inactivity; and how a black hole made a star explode.
Previously trained muscles bounce back after inactivity by Grant Currin
- Seaborne, R. A., Strauss, J., Cocks, M., Shepherd, S., O’Brien, T. D., van Someren, K. A., Bell, P. G., Murgatroyd, C., Morton, J. P., Stewart, C. E., & Sharples, A. P. (2018). Human Skeletal Muscle Possesses an Epigenetic Memory of Hypertrophy. Scientific Reports, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20287-3
- Prior training can accelerate muscle growth even after extended idleness. (2021, August 18). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/925769
- Wen, Y., Dungan, C. M., Mobley, C. B., Valentino, T., von Walden, F., & Murach, K. A. (2021). Nucleus Type-Specific DNA Methylomics Reveals Epigenetic “Memory” of Prior Adaptation in Skeletal Muscle. Function, 2(5). https://doi.org/10.1093/function/zqab038
- Episode about previous research: https://www.curiositydaily.com/individuals-really-can-slow-climate-change-muscle-memory-is-real-and-penguin-waddles/
A black hole collided with a star and made it explode in a merger-triggered supernova by Briana Brownell
- Dong, D. Z., Hallinan, G., Nakar, E., Ho, A. Y. Q., Hughes, A. K., Hotokezaka, K., Myers, S. T., De, K., Mooley, K. P., Ravi, V., Horesh, A., Kasliwal, M. M., & Kulkarni, S. R. (2021). A transient radio source consistent with a merger-triggered core collapse supernova. Science, 373(6559), 1125–1129. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abg6037
- Stellar collision triggers supernova explosion. (2021, September 2). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/927166
- A Black Hole Triggers a Premature Supernova – First Observation of a Brand-New Kind of Supernova. (2021, September 5). A Black Hole Triggers a Premature Supernova – First Observation of a Brand-New Kind of Supernova. SciTechDaily. https://scitechdaily.com/a-black-hole-triggers-a-premature-supernova-first-observation-of-a-brand-new-kind-of-supernova/
- Plait, P. (2021, September 6). So, a star may have eaten a black hole and exploded. SYFY WIRE; SYFY WIRE. https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/so-a-star-may-have-eaten-a-black-hole-and-exploded
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