Researchers at California Polytechnic State University have developed a low-cost approach that improves cell-free ...
Lead, arsenic, and other heavy metals are increasingly present in water systems around the world due to human activities, ...
Whether small-time farmers across the world get swept away by globalization or ride a wave of new opportunities depends ...
It sounds like alchemy: take a clump of white dust, squeeze it in a diamond-studded pressure chamber, then blast it with a ...
The research team used the sharp probe tip of an atomic force microscope, or AFM, to precisely punch tiny holes into a soft ...
A new analysis of 92 studies from 27 countries conducted by ecologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggests ...
Materials whose electronic and magnetic properties can be significantly changed by applying electrical inputs form the backbone of all of modern electronics. But achieving the same kind of tunable ...
A team of U.S.-Canadian astronomers has conducted radial velocity observations of four binary white dwarf candidates. They report that two of them, designated WD 0311−649 and WD 1606+422, are ...
An international team of researchers has found a creature with no mitochondrial DNA, making it the only known animal to exist without the need to breathe oxygen. In their paper published in ...
Neutral atoms and charged ions can be cooled down to extremely low temperatures (i.e., to microkelvins, 1 millionth of a degree above absolute zero) using laser techniques. At these low temperatures, ...
Photoacoustic imaging, a technique for examining living materials through the use of laser light and ultrasonic sound waves, has many potential applications in medicine because of its ability to show ...
In a discovery that may further the understanding of diabetes and human longevity, scientists at Scripps Research have found a new biological mechanism of insulin signaling. Their study, involving the ...