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A Bacterium's Influence on Ice Formation

April 25, 2016 2:48 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Winter sports areas around the world employ some microscopic help when Mother Nature is being finicky with snow production.


Ancient Fossils Paint Global-Warming Picture

April 25, 2016 2:48 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Looking to the past may help scientists understand how rising carbon dioxide levels could affect the Earth in the future.


Climate Change Threatens Iran's Great Salt Lake

April 25, 2016 1:23 pm | by International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis | News | Comments

A new study shows that under scenarios of moderate or intense climate change, the current plan will not be sufficient to protect the lake.


Gene-Detecting Technology Brings Resilient Super Wheat Closer to Reality

April 25, 2016 1:16 pm | by John Innes Centre | News | Comments

Effective use of these resistance genes in wheat could increase global yields and vastly reduce the need for agro-chemical applications.


Revolutionary Antibiotics that Will Save the World?

April 25, 2016 1:11 pm | by Lomonosov Moscow State University | News | Comments

An international team of researchers discovered which enzyme enables E. coli bacteria to breathe.


New Wireless, Batteryless Limit Switches

April 25, 2016 10:58 am | by Steute Industial Controls Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Steute Industrial Controls offers a comprehensive line of Wireless, Batteryless Limit Switches. 

How Researchers Teach Bacteria New Behaviors

April 25, 2016 10:48 am | by Ruhr-Universitaet-Bochum | News | Comments

Researchers working in the field of synthetic biology use components that occur in nature and combine them in a new way. 

The Next Step Towards Observing Quantum Physics in Real Life

April 25, 2016 10:41 am | by Delft University of Technology | News | Comments

Scientists have taken the next step towards observing quantum effects at everyday temperatures in large objects.


Market Pulse: General Stocks Up, Tech Stocks Down

April 25, 2016 10:27 am | by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor | Articles | Comments

While the general stock market is reaching historic highs, the technology market is lagging behind, caused by several factors.


Solar Impulse Completes Flight from Hawaii to California

April 25, 2016 10:09 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

This past weekend, Bertrand Piccard, the founder and pilot of the Solar Impulse 2, completed a solar-flight journey in 62 hours.


New Coral Reef Found at Mouth of Amazon River

April 25, 2016 9:59 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

An international group of scientists has found a new resident inhabiting the tip of the Amazon rainforest’s namesake river.


North Dakota Man in Clinical Trial to Fight Leukemia

April 24, 2016 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A man with leukemia has been accepted into a clinical trial program in Seattle. 

Bird Wind Tunnel to Help Drone Development

April 22, 2016 2:49 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

There’s a lot drone engineers can learn from birds. 


Magnifying Smartphone Screen App for the Visually Impaired?

April 22, 2016 2:24 pm | by Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a smartphone application that projects a magnified smartphone screen to Google Glass, which users can navigate using head movements.


DNA Barcodes Gone Wild

April 22, 2016 12:31 pm | by Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute | News | Comments

A team of researchers has developed a new technology that can stitch together DNA barcodes inside a cell to simultaneously search amongst millions of protein pairs for protein interactions.



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