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NASA, FAA Test Drone Traffic Management System

April 20, 2016 9:51 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Although drones' surge in popularity is recent, their utilization as delivery systems is on the cusp of becoming a reality.


Making Electronics Out of Coal?

April 20, 2016 9:25 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) | News | Comments

Jeffrey Grossman thinks we've been looking at coal all wrong. 


A New Dawn for Life Sciences Technology

April 20, 2016 8:59 am | by Scott Weiss, Senior Director, Product Management, IDBS | Articles | Comments

If necessity is the mother of invention, the life sciences industry is in luck.


Sushi Alert: Grim Outlook for Bluefin Tuna

April 20, 2016 2:00 am | by By Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press | News | Comments

The latest scientific assessment paints a likely bleak future for the Pacific bluefin tuna, a sushi lovers' favorite whose population has dropped by more than 97 percent from its historic levels. 


ImageXpress, MetaXpress—an Integrated Toolset for Optimal 3D Image Acquisition, Analysis

April 19, 2016 5:46 pm | by Molecular Devices, L.L.C. | Product Releases | Comments

The ImageXpress and MetaXpress High-Content Toolset enables 3D assay development and screening workflow for cellular research. 

A Simulation’s Teaching Moment

April 19, 2016 3:14 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

With the advent of computer simulation technology, teaching programs can harness the power of the digital world to show their student teachers how to manage unruly behavior and refocus students’ attention.


NASA's 3-Satellite View of Tropical Cyclone Fantala

April 19, 2016 12:30 pm | by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

Three NASA satellites provided data on powerful Tropical Cyclone Fantala as it lingered north of Madagascar in the Southern Indian Ocean. 


Peruvian Mystery Solved with Satellite Imagery

April 19, 2016 11:34 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Nearby the Nazca lines, there is a structural enigma.


Botulinum Toxin for Spasticity, Headache, Other Brain Disorders

April 19, 2016 10:59 am | by American Academy of Neurology | News | Comments

The American Academy of Neurology has updated its 2008 guidelines on the use of botulinum toxin for spasticity, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and migraine headache. 


Study Provides Structural Basis for Development of New Antibiotic

April 19, 2016 10:47 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

Researchers have discovered the structure of a well-established target for antibiotic development.


New Nanodevice Shifts Light's Color at Single-Photon Level

April 19, 2016 10:32 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

Scientists have now developed a miniaturized version of a frequency converter, using technology similar to that used to make computer chips.


How Saturn’s Moon Got Its Stripes

April 19, 2016 10:02 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Researchers believe the hidden ocean may be responsible for the formation of fissures that line the moon’s surface.


Study on Worm, Mice Fertility Could Lead to 'The Pill' for Men

April 19, 2016 9:45 am | by Emory University | News | Comments

Someday, if women toast the discovery of male oral contraceptives, they may want to lift a glass to Emory biology professor Steven L'Hernault and his worms.


Measuring Heat Capacity of Condensed Light

April 19, 2016 9:31 am | by University of Bonn | News | Comments

Liquid water is a very good heat storage medium – anyone with a Thermos bottle knows that. However, as soon as water boils or freezes, its storage capacity drops precipitously.


Nanoparticle Acts Like Trojan Horse to Halt Asthma

April 19, 2016 9:23 am | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

In an entirely new approach to treating asthma and allergies, a biodegradable nanoparticle acts like a Trojan horse, hiding an allergen in a friendly shell, to convince the immune system not to attack it.



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