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DNA Barcodes Gone Wild

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


Manipulating Light Inside Opaque Layers

April 22, 2016 12:13 pm | by University of Twente | Comments

This finding could lead to solar cells or LED's with better yields.


Gateway to The Brain

April 22, 2016 10:40 am | by Duke-NUS Medical School | Comments

This research could help treat neurological disorders such as glioblastoma in the future. 


A 'Moonshot' to Catalogue Earth's Biodiversity

April 22, 2016 8:35 am | by Quentin Wheeler, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, The Conversation | Comments

It’s unlikely that presidential candidates will ever utter the word “biodiversity” while campaigning this year.


How to Make Fertilizer from Sunlight

April 22, 2016 8:35 am | by University of Colorado at Boulder | Comments

Scientists developed new, eco-friendly method to produce ammonia using light. 


The Atom Without Properties

April 22, 2016 8:34 am | by University of Basel | Comments

The rules of quantum mechanics govern the microscopic world.


Mechanism Behind Plant Withering Clarified

April 22, 2016 8:34 am | by Kobe University | Comments

This discovery could help to ensure stable food supplies.


Hubble Captures Birthday Bubble

April 21, 2016 11:16 am | by ESA/Hubble Information Centre | Comments

This new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to celebrate Hubble's 26th year in orbit, captures in stunning clarity what looks like a gigantic cosmic soap bubble. 


13-Million-Year-Old Crocodylian Fossils Show Evidence of Parallel Evolution

April 21, 2016 11:08 am | by American Museum of Natural History | Comments

The gavialoids are a diversified group of mostly extinct long-snouted crocodylian species. Many of the evolutionary relationships between these species have remained unclear.


Unhealthy Ozone Days Could Increase in Coming Decades

April 21, 2016 10:52 am | by American Geophysical Union | Comments

If emission rates continue unchecked, regions of the United States could experience this many days per year of unhealthy ozone levels by 2050, according to a new study.


Algorithm for Robot Teams Handles Moving Obstacles

April 21, 2016 10:45 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) | Comments

Researchers will present a new, decentralized planning algorithm for teams of robots that factors in not only stationary obstacles, but also moving obstacles.


Pressing the Simplest Element to Exotic Quantum States

April 21, 2016 9:38 am | by Harvard University | Comments

A team of researchers report the discovery of two novel quantum phase transitions that significantly depart from the behavior of pure hydrogen or deuterium.

Scientists Blend Metals to Obtain Alloys Better than Gold

April 21, 2016 9:30 am | by University of Maryland | Comments

Two scientists have investigated how the alloying processes of the noble metals affect their optical response to identify combinations that enhance or inhibit the absorption of light.  


Orca Tagging Stops after Dead Whale Found with Fragments

April 20, 2016 6:00 pm | by By Phuong Le, Associated Press | Comments

Federal biologists have temporarily stopped tagging endangered killer whales in Washington state's Puget Sound after a dead orca was found with pieces of a dart tag lodged in its dorsal fin.


NRL Reveals Novel Uniform Coating Process of p-ALD

April 20, 2016 1:43 pm | by Naval Research Laboratory | Comments

Applications for this research demonstrate implications for use in materials like abrasion-resistant paints.



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