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Kibble-Zurek Mechanism Confirmed

12/11/2016 • New research confirms a decades-old theory describing the dynamics of...

Open-Source Tool is a Windfall for Optogenetics

12/11/2016 • The first low-cost, easy-to-use optogenetics hardware platform will let biologists who have...

Neanderthal’s Dying Out For a Second Time, Our Genome

12/11/2016 • The Neanderthals disappeared about 30,000 years ago, but little...

Mount St. Helens Gets a Huge Ultrasound

12/11/2016 • Researchers are using remote sensing to better understand the hidden passageways beneath one...

New Signs of Life on Mars?

12/11/2016 • A strangely shaped depression on Mars could be a new place to look for signs of life on the...

AirSense, Sniffs Out Pollutants in Your Home

12/11/2016 • Many indoor air pollutants are colorless and odorless, which means people often fail to detect...

Strange Asteroid May Carry Water or Hydroxyl?

29/10/2016 • Astronomers have discovered possible evidence of water on the...

Gravity is Greater at The Center of This Crater on The Moon

29/10/2016 • The most detailed measurement of the moon’s gravity has uncovered interesting details about...

Supercomputer Predicts The Reactions of Living Cells

29/10/2016 • Predicting the reactions of living cells—huge numbers of genes, proteins, and enzymes,...

Metamaterial Hides Text Like a Chameleon

29/10/2016 • Scientists have used an electric current to not just heat a hybrid metamaterial, but also...

These STEM Fields Don’t Make Women Feel Welcome

22/10/2016 • Researchers say there are 3 main factors that explain why women are more represented in some...

Method Controls Graphene Defects for New Materials

22/10/2016 • Researchers have developed ways to control defects in 2D materials—such as graphene. The...

Solar Systems Formation Models ‘Might be Wrong’

22/10/2016 • The discovery of two massive companions around one star in a close binary system—one...

Scientists Create Ultra-Strong Nano Cubes

22/10/2016 • Scientists are smashing metallic micro-cubes to make them ultra-strong and tough by...

Snakes Evolved to Lose Their Legs

22/10/2016 • About 150 million years ago, snakes roamed about on well-developed legs. Now researchers say a...

Scientist’s Want to Build a New Giant Space Telecope

22/10/2016 • Scientists have proposed a space observatory that would have a...

Ballbot’s Motor Only Has One Moving Part

22/10/2016 • More than a decade ago, Ralph Hollis invented the ballbot, an elegantly simple robot whose...

Fusion Reactor World Record

15/10/2016 • Fusion is humanities greatest hope for a clean energy future and researches at MIT have just...

Scientists Discover Mathematical Rules in Random Droplets

15/10/2016 • Engineers trying to design tiny devices called microfluidic chips observed the surprising way...

Virus Genome Carries Black Widow DNA

15/10/2016 • When researchers sequenced the genome of a virus that attacks the bacterial parasite...

Amoeba Stole Genes to Get Photosynthesis

15/10/2016 • About 100 million years ago, a lowly amoeba pulled off a stunning...

Playing This Game Will Help Fight Alzheimer’s

15/10/2016 • A new online game lets you look under a virtual microscope and contribute directly to...

Auroras on Jupiter Emit Weird ‘Alien’ Sounds

15/10/2016 • When a NASA spacecraft made its first full orbit around Jupiter, an instrument on board...

Nanotube Forest Traps Viruses

15/10/2016 • A new tool uses a forest-like array of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes that can be finely...

Smartphone Microscope Lets Kids Play & Learn

15/10/2016 • A new 3D-printed, easily assembled smartphone microscope lets kids...

Peptides Could Be Used To Make Bioelectronic Devices

15/10/2016 • Engineers want to use peptides—small proteins that carry out essential tasks in our...

Monkeys Type Sections of Hamlet with Brain Reader

25/09/2016 • New technology allowed monkeys to transcribe passages from the New York Times and Hamlet at a...

A Step Closer to Room Temperature Superconductors

24/09/2016 • Knowing the mysterious recipe for high-temperature superconductivity would enable big advances...

Google Maps is Helping an Algorithm Recognise Trees

24/09/2016 • A new method uses data from satellite and street-level images, such...

Is Time Travel Possible?

24/09/2016 • A simple question from his wife—Does physics really allow people to travel back in...

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