The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sent additional investigators to...
The IBM lab—responsible for inventing the scanning tunneling microscope and the atomic force...
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Scientists found a method for boosting crop growth through improving nutrient absorption.
Researchers have filmed "living" nuclear pore complexes at work for the first time.
Engineers discover how to stabilize this element's reactivity to oxygen and water.
The lady salamander that shuns male companionship may reap important benefits.
For nearly 80 years, nuclear fission has awaited a description within a microscopic framework.
Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study.
A new mechanism has been discovered that enables plants to regulate their flowering in response to raised temperatures.
Scientists have used metamaterials and 3D printing to develop a novel lens that works with terahertz frequencies.
Researchers have developed an efficient way of cooling electronics by using functionalized graphene nanoflakes.
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.