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Dwarf Planet Makemake’s Moon Discovered by Hubble

April 27, 2016 9:28 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

The second largest object in the Kuiper Belt, Makemake takes 310 years to orbit the sun and was named after the Rapa Nui people’s chief god.


Bioreactors Ready for The Big Time

April 27, 2016 8:00 am | by University of Illinois | News | Comments

Design, temprature, and seasonal changes are important factors for bioreactor performance.


Secrets of Deadly Virus Family Revealed

April 27, 2016 7:45 am | by The Scripps Research Institute | News | Comments

The new view of the virus came with some big surprises.


Discovery Could Lead to Quieter Jet Planes

April 27, 2016 7:30 am | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Researchers find new turbulence physics that explain why jet noise is so loud. 


Robot-Assisted Surgery Company Names First Head of Design

April 26, 2016 3:10 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

As the company's newly appointed senior vice president of design and user experience, Charles Jones discusses his new role's responsibilities and what he hopes to accomplish.


Large Wildlife Important for Carbon Storage in Tropical Forests

April 26, 2016 1:07 pm | by National Centre for Biological Sciences | News | Comments

Declines of large mammals and birds due to hunting and forest disturbance, and consequent declines of tree species that they disperse, constitute a global conservation problem.


Scientists Provide New Insights into Gene Regulation

April 26, 2016 1:02 pm | by University of Leicester | News | Comments

The study focuses on three protein components that make up the core of the NuRD complex.


Flipping a Chemical Switch Helps Perovskite Solar Cells Beat the Heat

April 26, 2016 12:57 pm | by Brown University | News | Comments

An international team of researchers has demonstrated how to flip a chemical switch that converts one type of perovskite into another.


Atomic Magnets Use Hydrogen, Graphene

April 26, 2016 12:52 pm | by Elhuyar Fundazioa | News | Comments

Ever since 2004 when it was first possible to obtain graphene, laboratories across the world have been trying to add magnetism to the long list of properties of this purely two-dimensional material. 


Catsharks Increase Glow in Dark Depths, Researchers Say

April 26, 2016 12:33 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

In the murk of the ocean depths, catsharks produce a green biofluorescence. 


New Technique Can Discern Miniscule Martian Objects

April 26, 2016 9:59 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

It’s a new way of looking at the Red Planet. 


Superfast Light Source Made from Artificial Atom

April 26, 2016 9:43 am | by University of Copenhagen | News | Comments

Latest research results show that light sources can be made much faster by using a principle that was predicted theoretically in 1954. 


Researchers Create Artificial Protein to Control Assembly of Buckyballs

April 26, 2016 9:25 am | by Dartmouth College | News | Comments

A scientist and his collaborators have created an artificial protein that organizes new materials at the nanoscale.


Mammal-Like Reptile Teeth Uncovered in Japan

April 26, 2016 9:01 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Scientitsts unearthed "unique sets of teeth" in a collection of fossils found from the Cretaceous period.


Muscular Dystrophy Drug Falls Short at High-Stakes Meeting

April 25, 2016 8:00 pm | by By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal health advisers have sided against an experimental treatment for muscular dystrophy, the latest in a series of setbacks for the Sarepta Therapeutics' drug. 



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