The researchers were able to use their nanoscale semiconductor to raise the energy conversion rate to at least 40 percent.
The new genetic immunodeficiency is the result of a mutation in a gene called STAT2.
A highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly family of superbugs may be spreading throughout U.S. hospitals.
A new method of deactivating nano twins to improve the high-temperature properties of superalloys may lead to a cleaner jet engine.
Scientists are continuing to learn about one of the world’s most unknown elements.
A three-continent research data sharing project is making headways in an effort to globalize research telecommunications.
Researchers have been able to identify a protein with prion-forming potential in the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
The dimming is a sign that the donating star stopped sending matter to the compact dwarf and it’s unclear why.
The humid summers common in the northeast U.S. are fostering the survival of ticks, while they are dying off during the more arid southern summers.
Researchers are working to pinpoint which algae is best used as a source for renewable energy.
A soy-based air filter made using natural, purified soy protein and bacterial cellulose may help clean up the air worldwide.
Researchers have discovered the genome sequence for Coffea arabica, the species responsible for 70 percent of the global coffee production.
The newly discovered Zelonia australiensis was found in a species of black flies that share an evolutionary ancestor with “flesh-eating” parasites.
In the future your smart watch may be able to monitor your heart rate, count your steps and suggest whether or not you are catching a cold.
The model, developed at MIT, describes a neural circuit consisting of an array of input neurons and an equivalent number of output neurons.
Major organizations like the NFL, Disney and Apple will soon may be able to commandeer drones that are entering into their airspace.
Concussions will accelerate brain atrophy and cognitive decline in people who are already at a genetic risk for the disease.
The mysterious ‘shadow play’ captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in each of the last two years has been identified by NASA.
ZapGo has developed the 5-Minute Charger that utilizes carbon-ion technology to charge a cell phone in a manner of minutes.
Researchers have developed a new crop protection technique that may be a better alternative to genetically-modified crops and chemical pesticides.
Increased levels of domoic acid— a natural toxin that is produced by certain types of marine algae—are linked to warmer ocean conditions off the coast of...
Scientists have tapped into a new resource in the ongoing fight against viruses transmitted by mosquitoes and other arthropods.
In a new study, researchers determined that the moon was formed by a number of run-ins with smaller objects rather than one large collusion.
Chemicals from these plants could yield potential drug candidates for both neurodegenerative disorders.
The commonly held belief that brain tissue is slowly lost with age is now being questioned.
A new method to narrow down more effective patterns of electric shock could lead to personalized treatment options for patients suffering from the nervous...
The underwater ecosystems may be some of the earliest victims of the ongoing threat of climate change.
A new technique could pave the way for a cheaper cost of polymer solar cells and organic electronic devices, while potentially expanding the applications of...
Researchers have developed a new technique that identifies threats to various species caused by the global supply chains that fuel our consumption.
A new method has emerged that uses an artificial leaf to efficiently convert sunlight into fuel in a move that could help reduce carbon emissions.
Researchers have identified the long-sought “attack” signal in type 1 diabetes.
The researchers who developed the use of a quantum mechanical effect to convert heat into electricity have created a way to apply their technique into a form...
It likely took a dinosaur egg more time to hatch than what was previously thought.
Researchers may have pinpointed the movement and evolution of the pathogen that caused the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840’s that devastated potato crops...
The next flight you go on, you may be peppered with questions by ... an android.
Researchers may have uncovered one of the oral hygiene habits of the ancient human that would sure to please modern orthodontists.
The popularity of the cloud has led to hackers finding the Internet-based data storage system ripe for the picking.
Inspired by Wolverine from X-Men, a scientist is one step closer to developing the self-healing powers synonymous with his favorite Marvel character.
Scientists have zeroed in on a cluster of brain cells that controls the sleep and wake cycles in most mammals and may explain why people don’t feel jet-lagged...