One of the great technological challenges of this century is to design novel materials to satisfy given specifications.
Micrometric and sub-micrometric contaminant particles can cause big problems for art conservators.
Graphene is receiving immense scientific and technological interest.
New type of membrane has the potential to significantly boost the performance of fuel cells.
New research suggests that the oldest pieces of rock on Earth – zircon crystals – are likely to have formed in the craters left by violent asteroid impacts.
Only a few cells in a cancerous tumor are able to break away and spread to other parts of the body, but the curve along the edge of the tumor may play a large role in activating these tumor-seeding cells.
By integrating microfluidic chips with fiber optic biosensors, researchers in China are creating ultrasensitive lab-on-a-chip devices to detect glucose levels.
The study sheds light on the relationship between meltwater and subglacial discharge.
Tooth-marks on a 500,000-year-old hominin femur bone found in a Moroccan cave indicate that it was consumed by large carnivores, according to a study.
Latest research by scientists could accelerate – by 10 to 100-fold – the pace of many efforts to profile gene activity.
A new device developed could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.
Elon Musk is going to Mars in 2018. Well, not Musk personally, but his company SpaceX is set to be the first private company to land on Mars.
The House Judiciary Committee took an election-year swipe Wednesday at the nation's growing drug addiction problem, approving federal grants that would bolster state and local efforts against the abuse of opioid painkillers.
Children with cerebral palsy frequently undergo invasive surgeries —lengthening tendons, rotating bones, transferring muscles to new locations — in hopes of improving their physical ability to walk or move.
From a quarter to half of Earth's vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, according to a new study.