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NEWS FROM THE FIELD FOR 2011

  • December 27, 2011
    To Children (But Not Adults) a Rose by Any Other Name Is Still a Rose

  • December 27, 2011
    Frogs Use Calls to Find Mates With Matching Chromosomes, University of Missouri Researchers Find

  • December 23, 2011
    University of Nevada, Reno, Using New Technology to Record Antarctic Ocean, Ice Temperatures

  • December 22, 2011
    Study Uncovers a Molecular 'Maturation Clock' That Modulates Branching Architecture in Tomato Plants

  • December 22, 2011
    Shearing Triggers Odd Behavior in Microscopic Particles

  • December 22, 2011
    New Technique Makes It Easier to Etch Semiconductors

  • December 22, 2011
    New Device Could Bring Optical Information Processing

  • December 22, 2011
    MSU Chemists Become the First to Solve an 84-year-old Theory

  • December 22, 2011
    Long Intervening Non-coding RNAs Play Pivotal Roles in Brain Development

  • December 22, 2011
    DOE Researchers Achieve Important Genetic Breakthroughs to Help Develop Cheaper Biofuels

  • December 22, 2011
    CAD for RNA

  • December 22, 2011
    Biochemists Develop Promising New Treatment Direction for Rare Metabolic Diseases

  • December 22, 2011
    'Nanoantennas' Show Promise in Optical Innovations

  • December 21, 2011
    To Turn Up the Heat in Chilies, Just Add Water

  • December 21, 2011
    Self-affirmation May Break Down Resistance to Medical Screening

  • December 21, 2011
    'Head-first' Diversity Shown to Drive Vertebrate Evolution

  • December 20, 2011
    Pitt Researchers Propose New Model to Design Better Flu Shots

  • December 20, 2011
    New Tool Offers Unprecedented Access for Root Studies

  • December 20, 2011
    Ironing Out the Details of the Earth's Core

  • December 20, 2011
    Boron Nanoribbons Reveal Surprising Thermal Properties in Bundles

  • December 20, 2011
    'Painless' Plasma Brush Is Becoming Reality in Dentistry, MU Engineers Say

  • December 19, 2011
    Will Antarctic Worms Warm to Changing Climate?

  • December 19, 2011
    Virginia Tech's Wu Feng Unveils HokieSpeed, a New Powerful Supercomputer for the Masses

  • December 19, 2011
    Upper Atmosphere Facilitates Changes That Let Mercury Enter Food Chain

  • December 19, 2011
    UCF Nanotechnology May Speed Up Drug Testing

  • December 19, 2011
    Research Could Improve Laser-manufacturing Technique

  • December 19, 2011
    Comprehensive Study Makes Key Findings of Ocean pH Variations

  • December 19, 2011
    Babies Remember Even as They Seem to Forget

  • December 19, 2011
    A Major Step Forward Towards Drought Tolerance in Crops

  • December 16, 2011
    Tool Detects Patterns Hidden in Vast Data Sets

  • December 16, 2011
    Genome Tree of Life is Largest Yet for Seed Plants

  • December 16, 2011
    Gene Discovery Explains How Fruit Flies Retreat From Heat

  • December 15, 2011
    Traumatic Experiences May Make You Tough

  • December 15, 2011
    Team Designs a Bandage That Spurs, Guides Blood Vessel Growth

  • December 15, 2011
    Nitrogen From Humans Pollutes Remote Lakes for More Than a Century

  • December 15, 2011
    Let's Do the Twist: Spiral Proteins Are Efficient Gene Delivery Agents

  • December 15, 2011
    Less Knowledge, More Power: Uninformed Can Be Vital to Democracy, Study Finds

  • December 15, 2011
    Hubble Images Help Pin Down Identity of August Supernova's Companion Star

  • December 15, 2011
    Discovery of a 'Dark State' Could Mean a Brighter Future for Solar Energy

  • December 15, 2011
    Close Family Ties Keep Cheaters in Check, Study Finds

  • December 15, 2011
    Acid Rain Poses a Previously Unrecognized Threat to Great Lakes Sugar Maples

  • December 14, 2011
    Twisting Molecules by Brute Force: A Top-down Approach

  • December 14, 2011
    The 'Supernova of a Generation' Shows Its Stuff

  • December 14, 2011
    Stress Causes Clogs in Coffee and Coal

  • December 14, 2011
    Solving a Supernova Mystery

  • December 14, 2011
    New Method for Enhancing Thermal Conductivity Could Cool Computer Chips, Lasers and Other Devices

  • December 14, 2011
    MIT Research: A Glow of Recognition

  • December 14, 2011
    MIT Research Update: Sharpening the Lines

  • December 14, 2011
    Endangered Orangutans Offer a New Evolutionary Model for Early Humans

  • December 13, 2011
    Starving Orangutans Might Help to Better Understand Obesity and Eating Disorders in Humans

  • December 13, 2011
    Microneedle Sensors May Allow Real-time Monitoring of Body Chemistry

  • December 13, 2011
    High-energy Physicists Set Record for Network Data Transfer

  • December 13, 2011
    First Electronic Optical Fibers With Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Are Developed

  • December 12, 2011
    World's Smallest Frogs Discovered in New Guinea

  • December 12, 2011
    Iowa State Engineers Study How Hills, Nearby Turbines Affect Wind Energy Production

  • December 12, 2011
    As Climate Change Sets In, Plants and Bees Keep Pace

  • December 9, 2011
    Slow Road to Stability for Emulsions

  • December 9, 2011
    Researchers Design Alzheimer's Antibodies

  • December 9, 2011
    Early Black Holes Grew Big Eating Cold, Fast Food

  • December 9, 2011
    2010 Spike in Greenland Ice Loss Lifted Bedrock, GPS Reveals

  • December 8, 2011
    What Do Animals 'Know'? More Than You May Think

  • December 8, 2011
    Stress in Early Pregnancy Can Lead to Shorter Pregnancies, More Pre-term Births and Fewer Baby Boys

  • December 8, 2011
    Helping Your Fellow Rat: Rodents Show Empathy-driven Behavior

  • December 8, 2011
    A Study of Strong Ground Motion May Show Need to Modify Building Codes

  • December 7, 2011
    Researchers Find Best Routes to Self-assembling 3-D Shapes

  • December 7, 2011
    New Study Shows Evacuation Plans Need to Incorporate Family Perspectives

  • December 7, 2011
    CAFE Standards Create Profit Incentive for Larger Vehicles

  • December 6, 2011
    Researchers Assess Radioactivity Released to the Ocean From the Fukushima Nuclear Facility

  • December 6, 2011
    New '3-D' Transistors Promising Future Chips, Lighter Laptops

  • December 6, 2011
    Good or Bad: Surprises Drive Learning in Same Neural Circuits

  • December 6, 2011
    Addressing Pain and Disease on the Fly

  • December 5, 2011
    Study: Giant Super-earths Made of Diamond Are Possible

  • December 5, 2011
    Study Finds Climate Changes Faster Than Species Can Adapt

  • December 5, 2011
    Scientists Discover a Climate Change Warning Deep Under the Dead Sea

  • December 5, 2011
    Record Massive Black Holes Discovered Lurking in Monster Galaxies

  • December 5, 2011
    Penn Geneticists Help Show Bitter Taste Perception Is Not Just About Flavors

  • December 5, 2011
    Chemists Become Molecular Sculptors, Synthesizing Tiny, Molecular Traps

  • December 5, 2011
    'Label-free' Imaging Tool Tracks Nanotubes in Cells, Blood for Biomedical Research

  • December 4, 2011
    Study Identifies Mechanisms Cells Use to Remove Bits of RNA From DNA Strands

  • December 2, 2011
    Powerful Mathematical Model Greatly Improves Predictions for Species Facing Climate Change

  • December 2, 2011
    Engineering Cartilage Replacements

  • December 2, 2011
    Caltech-led Team of Astronomers Finds 18 New Planets

  • December 2, 2011
    Are Doing Harm and Allowing Harm Equivalent? Ask fMRI

  • December 1, 2011
    When Babies Awake: New Study Shows Surprise Regarding Important Hormone Level

  • December 1, 2011
    Study of Wolves Will Help Scientists Predict Climate Effects on Endangered Animals

  • December 1, 2011
    Rise of Atmospheric Oxygen More Complicated Than Previously Thought

  • December 1, 2011
    Not All Cellular Reprogramming Is Created Equal

  • December 1, 2011
    Drop in Carbon Dioxide Levels Led to Polar Ice Sheet, Study Finds

  • December 1, 2011
    Archaeologists Find New Evidence Of Animals Being Introduced To Prehistoric Caribbean

  • November 30, 2011
    Stronger Corn? Take It Off Steroids, Make It All Female

  • November 30, 2011
    Researchers Find Some Smartphone Models More Vulnerable to Attack

  • November 30, 2011
    Penn and Brown Researchers Demonstrate Earthquake Friction Effect at the Nanoscale

  • November 30, 2011
    In a Star's Final Days, Astronomers Hunt "Signal of Impending Doom"

  • November 30, 2011
    Astronomers Look to Neighboring Galaxy for Star Formation Insight

  • November 30, 2011
    Abrupt Permafrost Thaw Increases Climate Threat

  • November 29, 2011
    Seeking to be the 'Pefect Parent' Not Always Good for New Moms and Dads

  • November 29, 2011
    Graphene Lights Up With New Possibilities

  • November 29, 2011
    Genetic Buzzer-beater Genes May Save Fish

  • November 29, 2011
    Engineers Conduct Residential Soils Study, One of Few Such U.S. Studies Ever Done

  • November 29, 2011
    Elemental 'Cookbook' Guides Efficient Thermoelectric Combinations

  • November 29, 2011
    A Smarter Way to Make Ultraviolet Light Beams

  • November 28, 2011
    Submarine Springs Offer Preview of Ocean Acidification Effects on Coral Reefs

  • November 25, 2011
    Ancient Environment Found to Drive Marine Biodiversity

  • November 24, 2011
    Climate Sensitivity to CO2 More Limited Than Extreme Projections

  • November 23, 2011
    They Call It 'Guppy Love': UCLA Biologists Solve an Evolution Mystery

  • November 23, 2011
    Physicists Set Strongest Limit on Mass of Dark Matter

  • November 23, 2011
    Earth's Core Deprived of Oxygen

  • November 23, 2011
    Blueprint of Spider Mite May Yield Better Pesticides

  • November 22, 2011
    New Magnetic-field-sensitive Alloy Could Find Use in Novel Micromechanical Devices

  • November 22, 2011
    Nanowrinkles, Nanofolds Yield Strange Hidden Channels

  • November 22, 2011
    Commercial 'Green' Solar Cells May Be Possible, Say Pitt Researchers

  • November 22, 2011
    Blocked Holes Can Enhance Rather Than Stop Light Going Through

  • November 21, 2011
    UGA Scientists Invent Long-lasting, Near Infrared-emitting Material

  • November 21, 2011
    Taking Bushmeat Off the Menu Could Increase Child Anemia, Study Finds

  • November 21, 2011
    New Research on Body Parts' Sensitivity to Environmental Changes

  • November 21, 2011
    New Medical, Research Tool Possible by Probing Cell Mechanics

  • November 21, 2011
    Nerve Cells Key to Making Sense of Our Senses

  • November 21, 2011
    Kilobots Are Leaving the Nest

  • November 21, 2011
    Future Prostate Cancer Treatments Might Be Guided by Math

  • November 21, 2011
    After 25 Years, Sustainability Is a Growing Science That's Here to Stay

  • November 18, 2011
    Researchers Pinpoint Date and Rate of Earth's Most Extreme Extinction

  • November 17, 2011
    VLBA Observations Key to 'Complete Description' of Black Hole

  • November 17, 2011
    University of Alaska Science Station Nets $16 Million Award

  • November 17, 2011
    The Buzz Around Beer

  • November 17, 2011
    Soybean Adoption Came Early by Many Cultures, Archaeologists Say

  • November 17, 2011
    Rice Chemists Cram Two Million Nanorods Into Single Cancer Cell

  • November 17, 2011
    Researchers Watch a Next-gen Memory Bit Switch in Real Time

  • November 17, 2011
    Molecules on Branched-polymer Surfaces Can Capture Rare Tumor Cells in Blood

  • November 17, 2011
    Massive Volcanoes, Meteorite Impacts Delivered One-two Death Punch to Dinosaurs

  • November 17, 2011
    Dramatic Diversity of Columbine Flowers Explained by a Simple Change in Cell Shape

  • November 17, 2011
    Archaeologists Investigate Ice Age Hominins' Adaptability to Climate Change

  • November 17, 2011
    A Tailored Pair of Genes

  • November 16, 2011
    Use of Technology-rich Learning Environment Reveals Improved Retention Rates

  • November 16, 2011
    Use of Technology-Rich Learning Environment Reveals Improved Retention Rates

  • November 16, 2011
    Genome Sequence Sheds New Light on How Plants Evolved Nitrogen-fixing Symbioses

  • November 15, 2011
    No Extraordinary Effects From Microwave and Mobile Phone Heating

  • November 15, 2011
    Invasive False Brome Grass Is Spreading, but Oregon's Insects Are Biting

  • November 15, 2011
    In New Quantum-dot LED Design, Researchers Turn Troublesome Molecules to Their Advantage

  • November 15, 2011
    Georgia Tech Develops Speedy Software Designed to Improve Drug Development

  • November 15, 2011
    Frogs' Amazing Leaps Due to Springy Tendons

  • November 15, 2011
    Creation of the Largest Human-designed Protein Boosts Protein Engineering Efforts

  • November 14, 2011
    Research Examines a Growing Immigrant Population's Self Employment in the U.S.

  • November 14, 2011
    New Study Finds That Even the Cleanest Wastewater Contains 'Super bacteria'

  • November 14, 2011
    Ancient Bronze Artifact From East Asia Unearthed at Alaska Archaeology Site

  • November 13, 2011
    Rising Air Pollution Worsens Drought, Flooding, UMD-led Study Shows

  • November 13, 2011
    A More Flexible Window Into the Brain

  • November 10, 2011
    Trees on Tundra's Border Are Growing Faster in a Hotter Climate

  • November 10, 2011
    Storm Chasers of Utah

  • November 10, 2011
    Researching Graphene Nanoelectronics for a Post-silicon World

  • November 10, 2011
    Penn and Rutgers Psychologists Increase Understanding of How the Brain Perceives Shades of Gray

  • November 10, 2011
    Mid-ocean Creatures Control Light to Avoid Becoming Snacks

  • November 10, 2011
    Giant Planet Ejected From the Solar System

  • November 10, 2011
    Astronomers Find Clouds of Primordial Gas From the Early Universe

  • November 9, 2011
    NC State, NSF Project to Boost Computer Science Knowledge Through Gaming

  • November 9, 2011
    Learning Spatial Terms Improves Children's Spatial Skills

  • November 9, 2011
    Accelerating Robotic Innovation

  • November 8, 2011
    Protein Love Triangle Key to Crowning Bees Queens?

  • November 8, 2011
    Pitt Researchers Using Mathematics to Target Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

  • November 8, 2011
    Nanowires Could Be Solution for High-performance Solar Cells

  • November 8, 2011
    Galaxy DNA-analysis Software Is Now Available 'in the Cloud'

  • November 7, 2011
    Why Cooking Counts

  • November 7, 2011
    UGA Researchers Develop First Mouse Model to Study Important Aspect of Alzheimer's

  • November 7, 2011
    Study Compares Techniques for Doping Graphene for Device and Interconnect Fabrication

  • November 7, 2011
    Students Will Use Futuristic Technology to Dive Into the Past

  • November 7, 2011
    Paper Uncovers Power of Foldit Gamers' Strategies

  • November 4, 2011
    Biodiversity Can Promote Survival on a Warming Planet

  • November 3, 2011
    UA Scientists Find Evidence of Roman Period Megadrought

  • November 3, 2011
    Research Team Unravels Tomato Pathogen's Tricks of the Trade

  • November 3, 2011
    Long-term Carbon Storage in Ganges Basin May Portend Global Warming Worsening

  • November 3, 2011
    IU Biologists Identify Light-regulated Mechanism in Cyanobacteria as Aid to Optimizing Photosynthesis

  • November 3, 2011
    It Takes Two: Brains Come Wired for Cooperation, Neuroscientist Asserts

  • November 3, 2011
    Discovery of New Gene Could Improve Efficiency of Molecular Factories

  • November 3, 2011
    Decline in Dead Zones: Efforts to Heal Chesapeake Bay Are Working

  • November 3, 2011
    Arabian Sea Tropical Cyclones Are Intensified by Air Pollution, Study Shows

  • November 3, 2011
    Android Add-on Monitors Eyewitness Mobile Media Reports

  • November 2, 2011
    Video Game Playing Tied to Creativity

  • November 2, 2011
    UT Study: Climate Change Affects Ants and Biodiversity

  • November 2, 2011
    Uof L Scientist Discovers First Known Mammalian Skull From Late Cretaceous in South America

  • November 2, 2011
    That's Gross! Study Uncovers Physiological Nature of Disgust in Politics

  • November 2, 2011
    Humans and Climate Contributed to Extinctions of Large, Ice-age Mammals, New Study Finds

  • November 2, 2011
    Geologists Find Ponds Not the Cause of Arsenic Poisoning in India's Groundwater

  • November 2, 2011
    Caltech Researchers Find Pulsating Response to Stress in Bacteria

  • November 2, 2011
    Born to Roar

  • November 1, 2011
    Forests Not Keeping Pace With Climate Change

  • October 31, 2011
    Fighting Violent Gang Crime With Math

  • October 31, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Report Finds Internet Privacy Tools Are Confusing, Ineffective for Most People

  • October 28, 2011
    Zoning Boundaries Can Make Good Neighbors in Conservation

  • October 28, 2011
    Pitt Research Team Finds Ways to Reduce Computing Energy Consumption While Saving Money

  • October 28, 2011
    More Power to the Cranberry: Study Shows Juice Better Than Extracts at Fighting Infections

  • October 27, 2011
    Prehistoric Greenhouse Data From Ocean Floor Could Predict Earth's Future, MU Study Finds

  • October 27, 2011
    Fatty Acids Involved in Python Heart Growth Could Benefit Diseased Human Heart

  • October 27, 2011
    Astronomers Pin Down Galaxy Collision Rates by Comparing Hubble Images to Supercomputer Simulations

  • October 26, 2011
    Researchers Complete Mollusk Evolutionary Tree

  • October 25, 2011
    The Generation X Report: U-M Survey Paints a Surprisingly Positive Portrait

  • October 25, 2011
    Restraint Improves Dielectric Performance, Lifespan

  • October 25, 2011
    Land Animals, Ecosystems Walloped After Permian Dieoff

  • October 25, 2011
    Cyberchase, the PBS Math Series for Kids, Launches Extensive Multimedia Website

  • October 24, 2011
    Research Finds Gallium Nitride Is Nontoxic, Biocompatible--Holds Promise for Implants

  • October 24, 2011
    Nanoparticles and Their Size May Not Be Big Issues

  • October 24, 2011
    Discovery Illuminates Elusive Proton Channel Gene in Dinoflagellates

  • October 23, 2011
    Run-off, Emissions Deliver Double Whammy to Coastal Marine Creatures, UGA Study Finds

  • October 23, 2011
    How Plants Sense Low Oxygen Levels to Survive Flooding

  • October 23, 2011
    Breakthrough in the Production of Flood-tolerant Crops

  • October 21, 2011
    Giant Flakes Make Graphene Oxide Gel

  • October 21, 2011
    American Society of Plant Biologists Supports Science Outreach by Grad Students and Postdocs

  • October 20, 2011
    Why Do Some Athletes Choke Under Pressure?

  • October 20, 2011
    West Nile Virus Transmission Linked to Land-use Patterns and 'Super-spreaders'

  • October 20, 2011
    Scientists Determine Family Tree for Most-endangered Bird Family in the World

  • October 20, 2011
    New Study Shows Passing Mood Can Profoundly Alter 'Rational Decisions'

  • October 20, 2011
    Brain Study Reveals How Successful Students Overcome Math Anxiety

  • October 19, 2011
    Study Links Pollutants to a 450 Percent Increase in Risk of Birth Defects

  • October 19, 2011
    Researchers Turn Viruses Into Molecular Legos

  • October 19, 2011
    Record-breaking Photo Reveals a Planet-sized Object as Cool as the Earth

  • October 19, 2011
    Moving Poor Women to Lower-poverty Neighborhoods Improves Their Health

  • October 19, 2011
    Impact Study: Princeton Model Shows Fallout of a Giant Meteorite Strike

  • October 19, 2011
    Fiery Volcano Offers Geologic Glimpse Into Land That Time Forgot

  • October 19, 2011
    'Microring' Device Could Aid in Future Optical Technologies

  • October 18, 2011
    Young Human-specific Genes Correlated With Human Brain Evolution

  • October 17, 2011
    Study Identifies Molecules Used by Certain Species of Seaweed to Harm Corals

  • October 17, 2011
    Robotic Bug Gets Wings, Sheds Light on Evolution of Flight

  • October 17, 2011
    Growth of High Quality Graphene by UCSB Researchers a Critical Discovery for Producing Next Generation Electronics

  • October 17, 2011
    Blue Stragglers

  • October 13, 2011
    Severe Drought, Other Changes Can Cause Permanent Ecosystem Disruption

  • October 13, 2011
    Robot Biologist Solves Complex Problem From Scratch

  • October 13, 2011
    Researchers Do Precise Gene Therapy Without a Needle

  • October 13, 2011
    New Technologies Challenge Old Ideas About Early Hominid Diets

  • October 13, 2011
    Insoluble Dust Particles Can Form Cloud Droplets, Affecting Global and Regional Climates

  • October 13, 2011
    Extreme Melting on Greenland Ice Sheet, Reports CCNY Team

  • October 13, 2011
    Emulating--and Surpassing--Nature

  • October 13, 2011
    Can Indigenous Peoples Be Relied on to Gather Reliable Environmental Data?

  • October 12, 2011
    Scientists Find Possible Trigger for Volcanic 'Super-eruptions'

  • October 12, 2011
    NYU Scientists' Creation of Self-replication Process Holds Promise for Production of New Materials

  • October 12, 2011
    Minnesota Discovery Could Make Fuel and Plastics Production More Energy Efficient and Cost Effective

  • October 12, 2011
    Feeding the World While Protecting the Planet

  • October 12, 2011
    Dark Matter of the Genome Revealed Through Analysis of 29 Mammals

  • October 12, 2011
    Clearing the Cosmic Fog of the Early Universe: Massive Stars May Be Responsible

  • October 12, 2011
    Caltech Researchers Take the Temperature of Mars' Past

  • October 12, 2011
    Bacterial Communication Could Affect Earth's Climate

  • October 11, 2011
    New Form of Super-hard Carbon Observed

  • October 11, 2011
    Most Vertebrates--Including Humans--Descended From Ancestor With Sixth Sense

  • October 11, 2011
    Molecular Depth Profiling Modeled Using Buckyballs and Low-Energy Argon

  • October 10, 2011
    Two Seemingly Unrelated Phenomena Share Surprising Link

  • October 10, 2011
    Research Shows How Life Might Have Survived 'Snowball Earth'

  • October 10, 2011
    In Bubble-rafting Snails, the Eggs Came First

  • October 9, 2011
    Smarter Toxins Help Crops Fight Resistant Pests

  • October 9, 2011
    Progress in Quantum Computing, Qubit by Qubit

  • October 7, 2011
    Star Packs Big Gamma-ray Jolt, Researchers Discover

  • October 7, 2011
    Physicists Localize 3-D Matter Waves for First Time

  • October 7, 2011
    Measuring Elusive Neutrinos Flowing Through the Earth, Physicists Learn More About the Sun

  • October 7, 2011
    Ammonia Gets Overdue Overview

  • October 6, 2011
    Suspects in the Quenching of Star Formation Exonerated

  • October 6, 2011
    Southern California's Tectonic Plates Revealed in Detail

  • October 6, 2011
    Seed Time-capsule Will Aid Study of Plant Evolution Amid Environmental Change

  • October 6, 2011
    Learning to Live in Mountain Lion Country

  • October 6, 2011
    Iowa State Researchers Help Detect Very-high-energy Gamma Rays From Crab Pulsar

  • October 6, 2011
    Crab Pulsar Beams Most Energetic Gamma Rays Ever Detected From a Pulsar

  • October 5, 2011
    University of Colorado Boulder Team Discovers Ancient Road at Maya Village Buried by Volcanic Ash 1,400 Years Ago

  • October 5, 2011
    One Room--63 Different Dust Particles? Researchers Aim to Build Dust Library

  • October 5, 2011
    New Technique Offers Enhanced Security for Sensitive Data in Cloud Computing

  • October 5, 2011
    Long-lost Lake Agassiz Offers Clues to Climate Change

  • October 5, 2011
    Last Universal Common Ancestor More Complex Than Previously Thought

  • October 5, 2011
    Fish Jump Into Picture of Evolutionary Land Invasion

  • October 4, 2011
    Survey Gives Clues to Origin of Type Ia Supernovae

  • October 4, 2011
    Rice Physicists Move One Step Closer to Quantum Computer

  • October 4, 2011
    Advance Offers New Opportunities in Chemistry Education, Research

  • October 3, 2011
    University of Washington Researchers Use Kraken to Unravel Mysterious Antarctic Sea Ice

  • October 3, 2011
    Rising CO2 Levels at End of Ice Age Not Tied to Pacific Ocean

  • October 3, 2011
    Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels at End of Last Ice Age Not Tied to Pacific Ocean, As Had Been Suspected

  • October 3, 2011
    In Reading Facial Emotion, Context Is Everything

  • October 3, 2011
    How the Brain Makes Memories: Rhythmically!

  • September 29, 2011
    Scientists Release Most Accurate Simulation of the Universe to Date

  • September 29, 2011
    If You're Happy and You Know It: Researchers Trail Twitter to Track World's Mood Swings

  • September 29, 2011
    Building Better Catalysts

  • September 28, 2011
    Saving Heart Attack Victims With Computer Science

  • September 28, 2011
    Americans Move Dramatically Toward Acceptance of Homosexuality

  • September 27, 2011
    What Do Infants Remember When They Forget?

  • September 27, 2011
    Self-cleaning Cotton Breaks Down Pesticides, Bacteria

  • September 27, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Scientists Track Neuronal Stem Cells Using MRI

  • September 26, 2011
    Study of Bees Links Gene Regulatory Networks in the Brain to Behavior

  • September 26, 2011
    New 'FeTRAM' is Promising Computer Memory Technology

  • September 26, 2011
    LSU Researchers Find Impact of Oil Spill in Marsh Fish Species

  • September 26, 2011
    Location Matters: For Invasive Aquatic Species, It's Better to Start Upstream

  • September 26, 2011
    How Graphene's Electrical Properties Can Be Tuned

  • September 26, 2011
    Glow-in-the-dark Millipede Says 'Stay Away'

  • September 26, 2011
    Changing Race by Changing Clothes

  • September 26, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Study Finds Benefits of Plug-in Vehicles Depend on Battery Size

  • September 26, 2011
    Caltech Neuroscientists Record Novel Responses to Faces From Single Neurons in Humans

  • September 26, 2011
    'Next-generation' Optical Tweezers Trap Tightly Without Overheating

  • September 25, 2011
    Jumping Gene Enabled Key Step in Corn Domestication

  • September 23, 2011
    USF Physicists Discover Super-Elastic Shock Wave

  • September 23, 2011
    Suffering of the Poor May Have Helped Societies With Class Structures Spread Across Globe

  • September 23, 2011
    Edible Carbon Dioxide Sponge

  • September 22, 2011
    Zebras vs. Cattle: Not So Black and White

  • September 22, 2011
    What Makes Rainforests Unique? History, Not Ecology

  • September 22, 2011
    Scientists Probe Indian Ocean for Clues to Worldwide Weather Patterns

  • September 22, 2011
    Researchers Greatly Improve Evolutionary Tree of Life for Mammals

  • September 22, 2011
    Model Provides Successful Seasonal Forecast for the Fate of Arctic Sea Ice

  • September 22, 2011
    DNA Study Suggests Asia Was Settled in Multiple Waves of Migration

  • September 22, 2011
    Controlling Silicon Evaporation Allows Scientists to Boost Graphene Quality

  • September 22, 2011
    Close-up Look at a Microbial Vaccination Program

  • September 22, 2011
    A New Underwater Video Camera Opens Window into the Behavior of Jellies

  • September 21, 2011
    Slippery Slope: Researchers Take Advice From a Carnivorous Plant

  • September 21, 2011
    Researchers' Chance Viewing of River Cutoff Forming Provides Rare Insight

  • September 21, 2011
    Researchers Studying 10,000 Solutions Participatory Online Platform

  • September 21, 2011
    NSF Funds Collaborative Effort to Identify Genes Supporting Life in Extreme Conditions

  • September 21, 2011
    From Protein to Planes and Pigskin

  • September 21, 2011
    Catching Molecular Motion at Just the Right Time

  • September 21, 2011
    Advice to Divorcees: Go Easy on Yourself

  • September 20, 2011
    Microwave Ovens a Key to Energy Production From Wasted Heat

  • September 19, 2011
    Using Human Genomes to Illuminate the Mysteries of Early Human History

  • September 19, 2011
    SRC and National Science Foundation Award $20 Million to Fund U.S. University Research on Nanoelectronics for 2020 and Beyond

  • September 19, 2011
    Size Matters: Length of Songbirds' Playlists Linked to Brain Region Proportions

  • September 19, 2011
    Gamers Succeed Where Scientists Fail

  • September 19, 2011
    For Unzipping DNA Mysteries--Literally--Cornell Physicists Discover How a Vital Enzyme Works

  • September 19, 2011
    Fast-evolving Genes Control Developmental Differences in Social Insects

  • September 19, 2011
    Catching a Breath--Wirelessly

  • September 18, 2011
    Why Carbon Nanotubes Spell Trouble for Cells

  • September 16, 2011
    Deep Oceans Can Mask Global Warming for Decade-long Periods

  • September 15, 2011
    Watching the World in Motion, Babies Take a First Step Toward Language

  • September 15, 2011
    Smartphone Battery Life Could Dramatically Improve With New Invention

  • September 15, 2011
    Small Distant Galaxies Host Supermassive Black Holes

  • September 15, 2011
    Diamonds Show Depth Extent of Earth's Carbon Cycle

  • September 15, 2011
    Career Award Winner Develops an App to Help Commercial Boats Stay Safe

  • September 15, 2011
    Are Genes Our Destiny?

  • September 14, 2011
    Salmon and Other Fish Predators Rely on 'No Guts, No Glory' Survival Tactic

  • September 14, 2011
    'Synthetic' Chromosome Permits Rapid, On-demand 'Evolution' of Yeast

  • September 13, 2011
    This Beetle Uses Eggs as Shields Against Wasps

  • September 13, 2011
    Plant Breeding Revolution for Cassava, Banana

  • September 13, 2011
    Motor Memory: The Long and Short of It

  • September 13, 2011
    Gene Linked to Optimism, Self-esteem

  • September 12, 2011
    Researchers Find Way to Measure Effect of Wi-Fi Attacks

  • September 12, 2011
    New Study Quantifies Use of Social Media in Arab Spring

  • September 12, 2011
    Evolution Keeps Sex Determination Flexible

  • September 12, 2011
    'Clumps' of Opportunities for Cutting-edge Science

  • September 11, 2011
    New Coral Dating Method Hints at Possible Future Sea-level Changes

  • September 9, 2011
    Microbes Travel Through the Air; It Would Be Good to Know How and Where

  • September 9, 2011
    Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Is a Hybrid of Two Other Swallowtails, Scientists Find

  • September 8, 2011
    Switching From Coal to Natural Gas Would Do Little for Global Climate, Study Indicates

  • September 8, 2011
    Rice Unveils New Method to Grow Synthetic Collagen

  • September 8, 2011
    Rice Breakthrough Could Double Wireless Capacity With No New Towers

  • September 8, 2011
    Researcher Sees Spring-like Protein as Key to Muscle Behavior

  • September 8, 2011
    800,000 Years of Abrupt Climate Variability

  • September 7, 2011
    Scripps Research Scientists Find Clue to Cause of Childhood Hydrocephalus

  • September 7, 2011
    Peer Pressure? It's Hardwired Into Our Brains

  • September 7, 2011
    Parents' Behavior Linked to Kids' Video Game Playing

  • September 7, 2011
    King Crabs Threaten Seafloor Life Near Antarctica

  • September 7, 2011
    Evidence for a Persistently Iron-rich Ocean Changes Views on Earth's Early History

  • September 7, 2011
    Endangered Horse Has Ancient Origins and High Genetic Diversity, New Study Finds

  • September 6, 2011
    Stevens Researchers Pioneer Novel Technique to Make Plasmonic Nanogap Arrays

  • September 6, 2011
    Recycling Fat Might Help Worms Live Longer

  • September 6, 2011
    New Material Shows Promise for Trapping Pollutants

  • September 6, 2011
    Innovative Nanoparticle Purification System Uses Magnetic Fields

  • September 6, 2011
    'Culturomics 2.0' Forecasts Human Behavior By Supercomputing Global News

  • September 5, 2011
    WHOI-led Study Sharpens Picture of How Much Oil and Gas Flowed in Deep Water Horizon Spill

  • September 5, 2011
    Ancient Humans Were Mixing It Up

  • September 1, 2011
    To Clear Digital Waste in Computers, 'Think Green,' Researchers Say

  • September 1, 2011
    Mapping a Model: International Research on Plant Species Appears in Journal Nature

  • September 1, 2011
    Manipulating Plants' Circadian Clock May Make All-season Crops Possible

  • September 1, 2011
    From a Flat Mirror, Designer Light

  • September 1, 2011
    Faster Progress Through Puberty Linked to Behavior Problems

  • September 1, 2011
    Engineers Test Effects of Fire on Steel Structures, Nuclear Plant Design

  • September 1, 2011
    Cornell Physicists Capture Microscopic Origins of Thinning and Thickening Fluids

  • August 31, 2011
    UC-Davis Researchers Develop Computer Model for Testing Heart-disease Drugs

  • August 31, 2011
    Penn Physicists Develop New Insight Into How Disordered Solids Deform

  • August 31, 2011
    IU Research Finds Promiscuousness Results in Genetic 'Trade-up,' More Offspring

  • August 31, 2011
    Humans Shaped Stone Axes 1.8 Million Years Ago, Study Says

  • August 30, 2011
    New Insight Into Impulse Control

  • August 30, 2011
    Breakthrough in Hydrogen Fuel Cells

  • August 29, 2011
    Tiny Wires Change Behavior at Nanoscale

  • August 29, 2011
    Testing the Water for Bioenergy Crops

  • August 29, 2011
    Bilingual Babies' Vocabulary Linked to Early Brain Differentiation

  • August 29, 2011
    Astrophysicists Report First Simulation to Create a Milky Way-like Galaxy

  • August 28, 2011
    School Support for ADHD Children May Be Missing the Mark

  • August 28, 2011
    Little Plant Tells Big Stories

  • August 25, 2011
    Yale Researchers Use Genetic Code to Engineer a Living Protein

  • August 25, 2011
    Tolerance Grows for a Wide Variety of Groups, Except for Muslim Extremists

  • August 25, 2011
    Possible Biological Control Discovered for Pathogen Devastating Amphibians

  • August 25, 2011
    New Imaging Method Sheds Light on Cell Growth

  • August 25, 2011
    Molecular Chaperones Traffic Signaling Proteins Between Cells in Plant Stem Cell Maintenance Pathway

  • August 25, 2011
    Exotic Galaxy Reveals Tantalizing Tale

  • August 23, 2011
    UT Researchers Develop Algorithm to Improve Remote Electrocardiography

  • August 23, 2011
    Unexpected Adhesion Properties of Graphene May Lead to New Nanotechnology Devices

  • August 23, 2011
    Storing Vertebrates in the Cloud

  • August 23, 2011
    New Theory May Shed Light on Dynamics of Large-polymer Liquids

  • August 23, 2011
    Human Gait Could Soon Power Portable Electronics

  • August 23, 2011
    Engineers Discover Nanoscale Balancing Act That Mirrors Forces at Work in Living Systems

  • August 22, 2011
    Southern South American Wildfires Expected to Increase, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • August 22, 2011
    Researchers Reach World-record 97.4 Tesla Magnetic Field

  • August 22, 2011
    Princeton Research: In the Early Life of an Embryo, a Monster Lurks

  • August 22, 2011
    Not So Fast--Researchers Find That Lasting Evolutionary Change Takes About One Million Years

  • August 22, 2011
    Nano Bundles Pack a Powerful Punch

  • August 22, 2011
    Hyenas' Ability to Count Helps Them Decide to Fight or Flee

  • August 22, 2011
    Ancient Whale Skulls and Directional Hearing: A Twisted Tale

  • August 21, 2011
    Newly Discovered Icelandic Current Could Change North Atlantic Climate Picture

  • August 19, 2011
    Restoration As Science: Case of the Collared Lizard

  • August 19, 2011
    Researchers Complete First Major Survey of Amphibian Fungus in Asia

  • August 18, 2011
    Penn Molecular Scientists Develop Color-changing Stress Sensor

  • August 18, 2011
    New Nanoscale Parameter by Aalto University Resolves Dilemmas on Silicon Property

  • August 18, 2011
    New Images Reveal Structures of the Solar Wind As It Travels Toward and Impacts Earth

  • August 18, 2011
    New CU-Boulder Study Reveals Bacteria From Dog Feces in Outdoor Air of Urbanized Air

  • August 18, 2011
    New Component of a Plant Steroid-activated Pathway Discovered

  • August 18, 2011
    Football Analysis Leads to Advance in Artificial Intelligence

  • August 17, 2011
    Researchers Find Way to Align Gold Nanorods on a Large Scale

  • August 17, 2011
    Penn Physicists Undo the 'Coffee Ring Effect'

  • August 17, 2011
    New 'Bionic' Leg Gives Amputees a Natural Gait

  • August 17, 2011
    Model Shows Polar Ice Caps Can Recover From Warmer, Climate-induced Melting

  • August 17, 2011
    Human Pathogen Killing Corals in the Florida Keys

  • August 17, 2011
    Arizona State University Taking Lead Role in Accelerating Solar Energy Advances

  • August 16, 2011
    Tsunami Observed by Radar

  • August 16, 2011
    Scripps Research Scientists Expand Knowledge of Cell Process Involved in Many Diseases

  • August 16, 2011
    Genome-wide Mapping Reveals Developmental and Environmental Impacts

  • August 15, 2011
    Team Led by IU Biologists Confirms Sunflower Domesticated in U.S., not Mexico

  • August 15, 2011
    Rapid Evolution Within Single Crop-growing Season Increases Insect Pest Numbers

  • August 15, 2011
    How the Internet Architecture Got Its Hourglass Shape and What That Means for the Future

  • August 12, 2011
    Pacific Tsunami Creates Icebergs in Antarctica

  • August 12, 2011
    How the Visual System Constructs Moving Objects: One by One

  • August 11, 2011
    Stanford Engineers Redefine How the Brain Plans Movement

  • August 11, 2011
    Smart Skin: Electronics That Stick and Stretch Like a Temporary Tattoo

  • August 11, 2011
    Shooting Light a Curve

  • August 11, 2011
    Researchers Fight Cholera With Computer Forecasting

  • August 11, 2011
    Polar Climate Change May Lead to Ecological Change

  • August 11, 2011
    New Data Shows El Mayor-Cucapah Earthquake was Simple on Surface, Complicated at Depth

  • August 11, 2011
    Gut Coils With Help From Its Elastic Neighbor

  • August 11, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Scientists Discover How Molecular Motors Go Into 'Energy Save Mode'

  • August 11, 2011
    Arctic Ice Melt Could Pause for Several Years, Then Resume Again

  • August 10, 2011
    UCI Studies Find Different Reasons for Global Methane Riddle

  • August 9, 2011
    Scientists Discover New Eruption at Undersea Volcano, After Successfully Forecasting the Event

  • August 9, 2011
    Rats Control Appetite for Poison

  • August 9, 2011
    A Change in Perspective Could Be All It Takes to Succeed in School

  • August 8, 2011
    Study: Severe Low Temperatures Devastate Coral Reefs in Florida Keys

  • August 8, 2011
    Many Top U.S. Scientists Wish They Had More Children

  • August 8, 2011
    Light Unlocks Fragrance in Laboratory

  • August 8, 2011
    Increase in Storm Damage Brings Call for More Stringent Standards

  • August 7, 2011
    UMass Amherst Research Team Discovers New Conducting Properties of Bacteria-produced Wires

  • August 5, 2011
    Ocean Probes to Help Refine Climate Change Forecasting

  • August 5, 2011
    Females Can Place Limits on Evolution of Attractive Features in Males, Research Shows

  • August 4, 2011
    Rice Discovery Points Way to Graphene Circuits

  • August 4, 2011
    La Niñas Distant Effects in East Africa

  • August 4, 2011
    Fossils of Forest Rodents Found in Highland Desert

  • August 4, 2011
    East Africa's Climate Under the Spell of El Niño Since the Last Ice Age

  • August 4, 2011
    Caltech-led Engineers Solve Long-standing Problem in Photonic Chip Technology

  • August 4, 2011
    Breakthrough in Photonic Chip Research Paves Way for Ultrafast Information Sharing

  • August 3, 2011
    UCLA Life Scientists' Study of Abalone Yields New Insights into Sexual Reproduction

  • August 3, 2011
    Six Million Years of Savanna

  • August 2, 2011
    How Do You Stop Tasting?

  • August 2, 2011
    Digital Photos Can Animate a Face So It Ages and Moves Before Your Eyes

  • August 1, 2011
    WHOI Study Reports Microbes Consumed Oil in Gulf Slick at Unexpected Rates

  • August 1, 2011
    Some Plants Duplicate Their DNA to Overcome Adversity

  • August 1, 2011
    Plant Biologists Dissect Genetic Mechanism Enabling Plants to Overcome Environmental Challenge

  • August 1, 2011
    Microbial Study Reveals Sophisticated Sensory Response

  • August 1, 2011
    Ancient Glacial Melting Process Similar to Existing Concerns About Antarctica, Greenland

  • July 29, 2011
    Penn Chemists Make First Molecular Binding Measurement of Radon

  • July 29, 2011
    Averting Bridge Disasters: New Technology Could Save Hundreds of Lives

  • July 29, 2011
    Ancient Tides Quite Different From Today--Some Dramatically Higher

  • July 28, 2011
    UC-Riverside Chemists Transform Acids Into Bases

  • July 28, 2011
    Sea Level Rise Less From Greenland, More From Antarctica, Than Expected During Last Interglacial

  • July 28, 2011
    Scientists Report Dramatic Carbon Loss From Massive Arctic Wildfire

  • July 28, 2011
    More Illness, Doctor Visits Reported in Years After Sept. 11, UCI Study Finds

  • July 28, 2011
    How Bats Stay on Target Despite the Clutter

  • July 28, 2011
    Genetic Evidence Clears Ben Franklin

  • July 28, 2011
    First Large-scale Map of a Plant's Protein Network Addresses Evolution, Disease Process

  • July 28, 2011
    An Unexpected Clue to Thermopower Efficiency

  • July 27, 2011
    University of Nevada, Reno, Scientists to Shake Five-story Building in Japan

  • July 27, 2011
    The First True View of Global Erosion

  • July 27, 2011
    Scientists Map Attack Tactics of Plant Pathogens

  • July 27, 2011
    Researchers Aim for 'Direct Brain Control' of Prosthetic Arms

  • July 27, 2011
    Pigment Discovery Expanding Into New Colors

  • July 27, 2011
    Largest Recorded Tundra Fire Yields Scientific Surprises

  • July 27, 2011
    Farmers More Likely to be Green if They Talk to Their Neighbors, According to MSU Research

  • July 27, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Develops iPhone App That Predicts When Bus Will Arrive

  • July 26, 2011
    Think Healthy, Eat Healthy: Caltech Scientists Show Link Between Attention and Self-control

  • July 26, 2011
    Scientists Design Nano-sized Drug Transporter to Fight Disease

  • July 26, 2011
    Penn Researchers Help Graft Olfactory Receptors Onto Nanotubes

  • July 26, 2011
    Mitochondria Share an Ancestor With SAR11, a Globally Significant Marine Microbe

  • July 26, 2011
    Caltech Engineers Develop One-way Transmission System for Sound Waves

  • July 26, 2011
    Artificial Cilia Spur New Nanotechnology Approach

  • July 25, 2011
    Pocket Chemistry: DNA Helps Glucose Meters Measure More Than Sugar

  • July 25, 2011
    Piezoelectric Nanowires Allow Electrical Signals to Be Produced From Mechanical Actions

  • July 25, 2011
    Pacific Northwest Trees Struggle for Water While Standing in It

  • July 25, 2011
    Gemini Image Captures Planetary Nebula Discovered by Amateur Astronomer

  • July 25, 2011
    Exploring Science Through Underwater Robotics

  • July 22, 2011
    Summer Research for Teachers Fosters Engineering-rich High School Courses

  • July 22, 2011
    Penn: Nanoplasmonic 'Whispering Gallery' Breaks Emission Time Record in Semiconductors

  • July 22, 2011
    Harvard Bioengineers Identify the Cellular Mechanisms of Traumatic Brain Injury

  • July 22, 2011
    Earliest Watery Black Hole Discovered

  • July 22, 2011
    Caltech-led Astronomers Discover the Largest and Most Distant Reservoir of Water Yet

  • July 21, 2011
    U of M Researchers Discover Gene Required to Maintain Male Sex Throughout Life

  • July 21, 2011
    Social Media Study: Conservatives Were Top Tweeters in 2010 Elections

  • July 21, 2011
    NSF Hosts "Think Tank" to Promote STEM Education for Veterans

  • July 21, 2011
    Nanomembranes Promise New Materials for Advanced Electronics

  • July 21, 2011
    Link Between Competing Phases in Cuprates Leads to New Theory

  • July 21, 2011
    Identical Virus, Host Populations Can Prevail for Centuries, WHOI Researcher Reports

  • July 21, 2011
    Electrons Exhibit Liquid Crystal-like States

  • July 20, 2011
    Sperm Coat Protein May Be Key to Male Infertility

  • July 20, 2011
    Seeing the S-curve in Everything

  • July 20, 2011
    Research Outlines Math Framework That Could Help Convert 'Junk' Energy Into Useful Power

  • July 20, 2011
    Fermilab Experiment Discovers a Heavy Relative of the Neutron

  • July 20, 2011
    Experiments by USC Scientist Make a Breakthrough in Quantum Computing

  • July 20, 2011
    Discovery May Overcome Obstacle for Quantum Computing

  • July 20, 2011
    Caltech Researchers Create the First Artificial Neural Network Out of DNA

  • July 20, 2011
    Battle of the Bugs

  • July 19, 2011
    USC Research: Cancer Cells and Stem Cells Share Same Origin

  • July 19, 2011
    Memories May Skew Visual Perception

  • July 19, 2011
    Avian 'Axe Effect' Attracts Attention of Females and Males

  • July 18, 2011
    WHOI Scientists Analyze, Explain the Chemical Makeup of Gulf Plume

  • July 18, 2011
    When Viruses Attack

  • July 18, 2011
    USC Researchers Explore the Source of Empathy in the Brain

  • July 18, 2011
    Study of Soil Effects From March 11 Japan Earthquake Could Improve Building Design

  • July 18, 2011
    New Contrast Agents Detect Bacterial Infections With High Sensitivity and Specificity

  • July 18, 2011
    Kids Found to be Safer in Crashes When Grandparents are Behind the Wheel

  • July 18, 2011
    Heated AFM Tip Allows Direct Fabrication of Ferroelectric Nanostructures on Plastic

  • July 14, 2011
    Speed Limit on Babies' Vision

  • July 14, 2011
    Soft Memory Device Opens Door to New Biocompatible Electronics

  • July 14, 2011
    Rising Oceans--Too Late to Turn the Tide?

  • July 14, 2011
    Loss of Large Predators has Caused Widespread Disruption of Ecosystems

  • July 14, 2011
    Loss of Large Predators Disrupting Multiple Plant, Animal and Human Ecosystems

  • July 14, 2011
    Link Found Between Increased Crops and Deforestation in Amazon, but Issue Not so Cut and Dry

  • July 14, 2011
    Graphene Gives Up More of Its Secrets

  • July 14, 2011
    Editing the Genome

  • July 14, 2011
    Acidifying Oceans Could Hit California Mussels, a Key Species

  • July 14, 2011
    A Manganite Changes Its Stripes

  • July 13, 2011
    Wind-turbine Placement Produces Tenfold Power Increase, Caltech Researchers Say

  • July 13, 2011
    Spread of Fungus-farming Beetles Is Bad News for Trees

  • July 13, 2011
    Narrowest Bridges of Gold Are Also the Strongest, Study Finds

  • July 13, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon and Princeton Neuroscientists Uncover Neural Mechanisms of Object Recognition

  • July 13, 2011
    25 Tesla, World-record 'Split Magnet' Makes its Debut

  • July 12, 2011
    UCI Study Points to New Means of Overcoming Antiviral Resistance in Influenza

  • July 12, 2011
    Scientists Model Physics of a Key Dark-energy Probe

  • July 12, 2011
    Long Distance: Research Shows Ancient Rock Under Haiti Came From 1,000-plus Miles Away

  • July 11, 2011
    UC-Riverside Physicists Discover New Way to Produce Antimatter-containing Atom

  • July 11, 2011
    Quick Test Can Predict Immune Responses to Flu Shots

  • July 11, 2011
    Perfecting the Meat of the Potato

  • July 10, 2011
    Engineering Excitable Cells for Studies of Bioelectricity and Cell Therapy

  • July 7, 2011
    Teaching the Neurons to Meditate

  • July 7, 2011
    Talking 'Green' Can Help Candidates Win Votes, Stanford Study Finds

  • July 7, 2011
    Sex Works Thanks to Ever-evolving Host, Parasite Relationships

  • July 7, 2011
    Organizational Climate Drives Commercialization of Scientific and Engineering Discoveries

  • July 7, 2011
    Device Captures Ambient Electromagnetic Energy to Drive Small Electronic Devices

  • July 7, 2011
    Cellular Origin of Deadly Brain Cancer is Identified

  • July 7, 2011
    Ancestry of Polar Bears Traced to Ireland

  • July 6, 2011
    Teaching Workshops Fail to Spur Learner-centered Teaching

  • July 6, 2011
    Scripps Researchers Discover New Force Driving Earth's Tectonic Plates

  • July 6, 2011
    Researchers Characterize Biomechanics of Ovarian Cells According to Phenotype at Stages of Cancer

  • July 6, 2011
    Gray Whales Likely Survived the Ice Ages by Changing Their Diets

  • July 5, 2011
    New Laser Technology Could Kill Viruses and Improve DVDs

  • July 5, 2011
    Infants Learn to Transfer Knowledge by 16 Months, Study Finds

  • July 5, 2011
    How Hot Did Earth Get in the Past? Team of Scientists Uncovers New Information

  • July 5, 2011
    Being Small Has Its Advantages, If You Are a Leaf

  • July 4, 2011
    Scripps Research Scientists Solve Mystery of Nerve Disease Genes

  • July 3, 2011
    Researchers Decipher Protein Structure of Key Molecule in DNA Transcription System

  • July 3, 2011
    Researchers Decipher Protein Structure of Key Molecule

  • July 1, 2011
    Magnetic Memory and Logic Could Achieve Ultimate Energy Efficiency

  • June 30, 2011
    WiFi 'Napping' Doubles Phone Battery Life

  • June 30, 2011
    WHOI Study Sheds Light on Tunicate Evolution

  • June 30, 2011
    Takeoffs and Landings Cause More Precipitation Near Airports

  • June 30, 2011
    iMobot Modular Robot Technology Licensed

  • June 30, 2011
    Hawaiian Hotspot Variability Attributed to Small-scale Convection

  • June 30, 2011
    Evolutionary Kings of the Hill Use Good, Bad and Ugly Mutations to Speed Ahead of Competition

  • June 29, 2011
    This Game Leaves Student Researchers Little Time for Play

  • June 29, 2011
    New Smartphone App Automatically Tags Photos

  • June 29, 2011
    Global Warming's Impact on Premium Wine

  • June 29, 2011
    Finding Showing Human Ancestor Older Than Previously Thought Offers New Insights Into Evolution

  • June 28, 2011
    LiquidText Software Supports Active Reading Through Fingertip Manipulation of Text

  • June 28, 2011
    Gene Flow May Help Plants Adapt to Climate Change

  • June 28, 2011
    Domed Dinosaur King of the Head Butt

  • June 27, 2011
    Tongue Makes the Difference in How Fish and Mammals Chew

  • June 27, 2011
    Tiny Ring Laser Accurately Detects and Counts Nanoparticles

  • June 27, 2011
    Researchers Solve Problem Filling Space-- Without Cubes

  • June 27, 2011
    Researchers Find a Keystone Nutrient Recycler in Streams

  • June 27, 2011
    Nanowire-based Sensors Offer Improved Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds

  • June 27, 2011
    Fossilized Pollen Reveals Climate History of Northern Antarctica

  • June 26, 2011
    Ocean Currents Speed Melting of Antarctic Ice

  • June 24, 2011
    Syracuse University Biologist Discovers Key Regulators for Biofilm Development

  • June 24, 2011
    Fermilab Experiment Weighs in on Neutrino Mystery

  • June 23, 2011
    Stiff Sediments Made 2004 Sumatra Earthquake Deadliest in History

  • June 23, 2011
    Smartphone App Helps You Find Friends in a Crowd

  • June 23, 2011
    Scientists Uncover an Unhealthy Herds Hypothesis

  • June 23, 2011
    Caltech-led Researchers Measure Body Temperatures of Dinosaurs for the First Time

  • June 22, 2011
    Salt Marsh Sediments Help Gauge Climate-change-induced Sea-level Rise

  • June 22, 2011
    Researchers Identify Components of Speech Recognition Pathway in Humans

  • June 22, 2011
    Prejudice Linked to Women's Menstrual Cycle

  • June 22, 2011
    Penn Physicists Observe 'Campfire Effect' in Blinking Nanorod Semiconductors

  • June 22, 2011
    Economic Cost of Weather May Total $485 Billion in U.S.

  • June 21, 2011
    University of Minnesota Engineering Researchers Discover Source for Generating 'Green' Electricity

  • June 21, 2011
    New Curation Tool a Boon for Genetic Biologists

  • June 21, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Methods Keep Bugs Out of Software for Self-driving Cars

  • June 20, 2011
    TPT National Productions Wins Daytime Emmy For PBS Series "SciGirls"

  • June 20, 2011
    Putting a New Spin on Computing

  • June 20, 2011
    Penn Researchers Link Fastest Sea-level Rise in 2 Millennia to Increasing Temperatures

  • June 20, 2011
    Northern Illinois University Scientists Find Simple Way to Produce Graphene

  • June 20, 2011
    Nanoparticles Disguised as Red Blood Cells Will Deliver Cancer-fighting Drugs

  • June 20, 2011
    Genius of Einstein, Fourier Key to New Human-like Computer Vision

  • June 20, 2011
    Bacteria Develop Restraint for Survival in a Rock-paper-scissors Community

  • June 19, 2011
    Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Buildup Unlikely to Spark Abrupt Climate Change

  • June 18, 2011
    Winners Announced for International Student ROV Competition

  • June 17, 2011
    Solitary Atoms Are Stiffer Than Groups

  • June 17, 2011
    Restoring Memory, Repairing Damaged Brains

  • June 16, 2011
    Searching for the 'Perfect Glass'

  • June 16, 2011
    Researchers Engineer the Environment for Stem Cell Development to Control Differentiation

  • June 16, 2011
    Plants Teach Humans a Thing or Two About Fighting

  • June 16, 2011
    New Stamps Honor Four Distinguished American Scientists

  • June 16, 2011
    Gamma-ray Flash Came From Star Being Eaten by Massive Black Hole

  • June 15, 2011
    What Makes a Plant a Plant?

  • June 15, 2011
    UH Chemist Developing Materials to Detect, Repel E. Coli

  • June 15, 2011
    Rutgers Contributes to Findings That Black Holes Were Surprisingly Common in Early Universe

  • June 15, 2011
    New Sensor to Measure Structural Stresses Can Heal Itself When Broken

  • June 15, 2011
    Neutrinos Change Flavors While Crossing Japan

  • June 14, 2011
    Researchers Record Two-state Dynamics in Glassy Silicon

  • June 14, 2011
    Researchers Findings Shed Light on the Progression of Parkinson's Disease

  • June 14, 2011
    Proving Darwin Right: New Study Supports Hypothesis that Competition is Stronger Between More Closely Related Species

  • June 14, 2011
    Penn Researchers Break Light-matter Coupling Strength Limit in Nanoscale Semiconductors

  • June 14, 2011
    Learning to Count Not as Easy as 1, 2, 3

  • June 14, 2011
    Copper Folds Protein Into Precursors of Parkinson's Plaques

  • June 13, 2011
    Louisiana Tech University, LA-SiGMA Help Teachers Transform Materials Science

  • June 13, 2011
    Life-history Traits May Affect DNA Mutation Rates in Males More Than in Females

  • June 12, 2011
    Single GFP-expressing Cell is Basis of Living Laser Device

  • June 9, 2011
    UW-Madison Chemists Devise Better Way to Prepare Workhorse Molecules

  • June 9, 2011
    Teen Brain Data May Predict Pop Song Success, Emory Study Finds

  • June 9, 2011
    Physicists Hit on Mathematical Description of Superfluid Dynamics

  • June 9, 2011
    Penn Researchers Show New Evidence of Genetic 'Arms Race' Against Malaria

  • June 9, 2011
    Banning Federal Funding for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Would Derail Related Work

  • June 8, 2011
    Water's Surface Not All Wet

  • June 8, 2011
    Scientists Learn From Kids, Kids Become Scientists in New MU Effort

  • June 8, 2011
    Can Evolution Outpace Climate Change?

  • June 8, 2011
    Caltech-led Astronomers Find a New Class of Stellar Explosions

  • June 7, 2011
    Paved Surfaces Can Foster Build-up of Polluted Air

  • June 7, 2011
    Innovative Device for Quantum Simulations

  • June 7, 2011
    Carbon Release and Global Warming Now and in the Ancient Past

  • June 6, 2011
    Stanford Climate Scientists Forecast Permanently Hotter Summers

  • June 6, 2011
    Randomness Rules in Turbulent Flows

  • June 6, 2011
    Penn Researchers Develop Biological Circuit Components, New Microscope Technique for Measuring Them

  • June 6, 2011
    New Data Still Have Scientists in Dark Over Dark Matter

  • June 6, 2011
    Columbia Engineering Team Makes Major Step in Improving Forecasts of Weather Extremes

  • June 6, 2011
    Carbon Release Into Atmosphere Ten Times Faster Than in the Past

  • June 6, 2011
    Astrophysicists Use X-ray Fingerprints to Study Eating Habits of Giant Black Holes

  • June 5, 2011
    Early Light Refines the Brain's Circuitry for Vision

  • June 5, 2011
    CERN Group Traps Antihydrogen Atoms for More Than 16 Minutes

  • June 5, 2011
    ALPHA Stores Antimatter Atoms for Over a Quarter of an Hour--and Still Counting

  • June 3, 2011
    What, Me Worry? Young Adults Get Self-esteem Boost From Debt

  • June 2, 2011
    Work by UH Evolutionary Biologist May One Day Help With Chronic Diseases

  • June 2, 2011
    Revamped College Science Course Improves Student Performance--In Spite of Cuts

  • June 2, 2011
    Non-independent Mutations Present New Path to Evolutionary Success

  • June 2, 2011
    Climate Projections Don't Accurately Reflect Soil Carbon Release

  • June 2, 2011
    Caltech Researchers Build Largest Biochemical Circuit Out of Small Synthetic DNA Molecules

  • June 1, 2011
    USC Study Locates the Source of Key Brain Function

  • June 1, 2011
    New Map Reveals Giant Fjords Beneath East Antarctic Ice Sheet

  • June 1, 2011
    Mass Extinction Victim Survives! Snail Long Thought Extinct, Isn't

  • June 1, 2011
    Ancient Hominid Males Stayed Home While Females Roamed, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • June 1, 2011
    3-D Model Mimics Volcanic Explosions

  • May 31, 2011
    Stamping Out Low-cost Nanodevices

  • May 31, 2011
    Nanoscale Waveguide for Future Photonics

  • May 31, 2011
    Lasers Used to Form 3-D Crystals Made of Nanoparticles

  • May 31, 2011
    Climate Change Allows Invasive Weed to Outcompete Local Species

  • May 31, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Researchers Uncover How the Brain Processes Faces

  • May 30, 2011
    Climate Played Big Role in Vikings' Disappearance From Greenland

  • May 27, 2011
    Penn Researchers Help Nanoscale Engineers Choose Self-assembling Proteins

  • May 27, 2011
    Changes in Brain Circuitry Play Role in Moral Sensitivity as People Grow Up

  • May 26, 2011
    UMD-led Researchers Assess Pivotal Cultural Differences Among Countries and Why These Exist

  • May 26, 2011
    New Research Published in Science Points to the Significant Role of Oceans in Ancient Global Cooling

  • May 26, 2011
    Chameleon Magnets: Ability to Switch Magnets 'On' or 'Off' Could Revolutionize Computing

  • May 25, 2011
    New Bandwidth Management Techniques Boost Operating Efficiency in Multi-core Chips

  • May 25, 2011
    Mars Formed Rapidly Into Runt of Planetary Litter

  • May 25, 2011
    Global Warming May Affect the Capacity of Trees to Store Carbon, MBL Study Finds

  • May 24, 2011
    Expanded VLA Flexing New Scientific Muscle

  • May 23, 2011
    New Resource Developed to Encourage Undergraduate Research Experiences

  • May 22, 2011
    Scientists Find Odd Twist in Slow 'Earthquakes': Tremor Running Backwards

  • May 20, 2011
    Ants Give New Evidence for Interaction Networks

  • May 19, 2011
    Sniff Sniff: Smelling Led to Smarter Mammals, Researchers Say

  • May 19, 2011
    Mammals First Evolved Big Brains for Better Sense of Smell

  • May 18, 2011
    UF Research Aims to Help Preserve Plants, Animals Caught Between Forest 'Fragments'

  • May 18, 2011
    New Technique Sheds Light on the Mysterious Process of Cell Division

  • May 18, 2011
    Language Learning: CMU Researchers Use Video Games to Crack the Speech Code

  • May 18, 2011
    Errors in Protein Structure Sparked Evolution of Biological Complexity

  • May 18, 2011
    China Fossil Shows Bird, Crocodile Family Trees Split Earlier Than Thought

  • May 18, 2011
    Caltech Researchers Release First Large Observational Study of 9.0 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake

  • May 18, 2011
    Astronomer Bennett's Team Discovers New Class of Planets

  • May 17, 2011
    UT Physicist Accelerates Simulations of Thin Film Growth

  • May 17, 2011
    Researchers Develop Hardware Encryption for New Computer Memory Technology

  • May 17, 2011
    Real Nature Beats Technological Stand-ins for Human Well-being

  • May 17, 2011
    Penn Research Answers Long-standing Question About Swimming in Elastic Liquids

  • May 17, 2011
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance With No Magnets

  • May 16, 2011
    UF Researchers Link Oceanic Land Crab Extinction to Colonization of Hawaii

  • May 16, 2011
    Splitting Water to Create Renewable Energy Simpler Than First Thought?

  • May 16, 2011
    Patterns of Ancient Croplands Give Insight Into Early Hawaiian Society, Research Shows

  • May 16, 2011
    Happiness Has a Dark Side

  • May 16, 2011
    Graduate Student Developing Solutions for Water Problems in Ethiopia

  • May 16, 2011
    Comparison of Genomes of Plant Parasites Provides Solid Clues for Response

  • May 16, 2011
    AgriLife Research Scientists Work with RNA Silencing and Plant Stem Cells

  • May 15, 2011
    Scientists Find New Class of Compounds With Great Potential for Research and Drug Development

  • May 14, 2011
    Persuasive Speech: The Way We, Um, Talk Sways Our Listeners

  • May 13, 2011
    New SETI Survey Focuses on Kepler's Top Earth-like Planets

  • May 12, 2011
    Study: Most At-risk Patients Don't Adhere to Statin Treatment, Despite Real Benefits

  • May 12, 2011
    Massive Tornado Onslaught Raises Questions About Building Practices, Code Enforcement

  • May 12, 2011
    Latitude and Rain Dictated Where Species Lived

  • May 12, 2011
    Artificial Grammar Learning Reveals Inborn Language Sense, JHU Study Shows

  • May 12, 2011
    Activated Graphene Makes Superior Supercapacitors for Energy Storage

  • May 11, 2011
    UGA Scientists Discover Missing Links in the Biology of Cloud Formation Over the Oceans

  • May 11, 2011
    Musical Experience Offsets Some Aging Effects

  • May 11, 2011
    Flipping Hot Jupiters

  • May 11, 2011
    Antarctic Icebergs Help the Ocean Take Up Carbon Dioxide

  • May 11, 2011
    A 2,300-year Climate Record Suggests Severe Tropical Droughts as Northern Temperatures Rise

  • May 10, 2011
    Darkness Stifles Reproduction of Surface-dwelling Fish

  • May 9, 2011
    Virtual Possessions Have Powerful Hold on Teenagers, Carnegie Mellon Researchers Say

  • May 9, 2011
    Tree Rings Tell a 1,100-year History of El Niño

  • May 9, 2011
    The Brain Performs Visual Search Near Optimally

  • May 9, 2011
    Teenage Alcohol Consumption Associated With Computer Use

  • May 9, 2011
    Researchers Get New View of How Water and Sulfur Dioxide Mix

  • May 9, 2011
    Obesity Creates Wimpy Rats

  • May 9, 2011
    A Tiltable Head Could Improve the Ability of Undulating Robots to Navigate Disaster Debris

  • May 8, 2011
    Graphene Optical Modulators Could Lead to Ultrafast Communications

  • May 8, 2011
    Electronic Life on the Edge

  • May 8, 2011
    Does the Central Andean Backarc Have the Potential for a Great Earthquake?

  • May 6, 2011
    Model Developed to Improve Combination Vaccine Accessibility Worldwide

  • May 5, 2011
    University of Minnesota Researchers Who Map Antarctic Turn to the Arctic

  • May 5, 2011
    Study Shows Corn Gene Provides Resistance to Multiple Diseases

  • May 5, 2011
    Study Probes Sources of Mississippi River Phosphorus

  • May 5, 2011
    Selaginella Genome Adds Piece to Plant Evolutionary Puzzle

  • May 5, 2011
    Scientists Sequence Genomes of Two Major Threats to American Food and Fuel

  • May 5, 2011
    Scientists Afflict Computers With Schizophrenia to Better Understand the Human Brain

  • May 5, 2011
    Robot Based on Carnegie Mellon Research Engages Novice Computer Scientists

  • May 5, 2011
    Ecstasy Associated With Chronic Change in Brain Function

  • May 4, 2011
    Undergraduate Institutions Should Play Larger Research Role

  • May 4, 2011
    Study Helps Explain Behavior of Latest High-temp Superconductors

  • May 3, 2011
    First Rainforests Arose When Plants Solved Plumbing Problem

  • May 3, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Uses Social Networking to Tap Collective Intelligence of Online Study Groups

  • May 3, 2011
    "Small Fry" Fish Just as Vulnerable to Population Plunges as Sharks or Tuna, Stanford Researchers Say

  • May 2, 2011
    Study: Rare Deep-sea Starfish Stuck in Juvenile Body Plan

  • May 2, 2011
    Rice's Origins Point to China, Genome Researchers Conclude

  • May 2, 2011
    Pain and Itch Connected Down Deep

  • May 2, 2011
    Oklahoma Researchers Use Supercomputer to Detail the Inner Workings of Tornadoes

  • May 2, 2011
    Global Warming Won't Harm Wind Energy Production, Climate Models Predict

  • May 1, 2011
    Measuring the Distant Universe in 3-D

  • April 29, 2011
    New Material Could Improve Safety for First Responders to Chemical Hazards

  • April 29, 2011
    Digging in Dirt, Arbor Day Planting, May Help Build Citizenship: UMD Study Finds

  • April 28, 2011
    Scientists Detect Early Warning Signal for Ecosystem Collapse

  • April 28, 2011
    Jump in Communication Skills Led to Species Explosion in Electric Fish

  • April 28, 2011
    Iowa State Chemist Designs New Polymer Structures for Use as 'Plastic Electronics'

  • April 28, 2011
    Fluctuations Before the Fall: Predicting and Preventing Environmental Collapse

  • April 28, 2011
    Electrical Oscillations Found to be Critical for Storing Spatial Memories in Brain

  • April 28, 2011
    Eddies Found to Be Deep, Powerful Modes of Ocean Transport

  • April 27, 2011
    Scorpion Venom--Bad for Bugs, Good for Pesticides

  • April 27, 2011
    Rice University Geologist Leads Team Effort to Solve Mystery of the Colorado Plateau

  • April 27, 2011
    Record Number of Whales, Krill Found in the Antarctic Bays

  • April 27, 2011
    Exchange Network Will Help Hardware Security Experts Do Research Enhancing the Integrity of Computer Chips

  • April 27, 2011
    Agulhas Leakage Fueled by Global Warming Could Stabilize Atlantic, Overturning Circulation

  • April 27, 2011
    'Explosive' Evolution in Pupfish

  • April 26, 2011
    Cold Case: Siberian Hot Springs Reveal Ancient Ecology

  • April 25, 2011
    Zeroing in on the Elusive Green LED

  • April 25, 2011
    University of Oklahoma Researchers Working to Advance Predictability Research Initiatives

  • April 25, 2011
    Study Shows How Mosquitoes Handle the Heat of a Hot Blood Meal

  • April 25, 2011
    Catastrophic Amphibian Declines Have Multiple Causes, No Simple Solution

  • April 21, 2011
    Purdue-led Team Studies Earth's Recovery From Prehistoric Global Warming

  • April 21, 2011
    In Time For Spring, Biologist Illuminates How Seedlings Regulate Growth

  • April 21, 2011
    Columbia Engineering Study Links Ozone Hole to Climate Change All the Way to the Equator

  • April 20, 2011
    Houston Grandmother Is Nation's First 'Super Wi-Fi' User

  • April 20, 2011
    Evolution of Human 'Super-brain' Tied to Development of Bipedalism, Tool-making

  • April 20, 2011
    A Scratched Coating Heals Itself

  • April 19, 2011
    New Biosensor Microchip Could Speed Up Drug Development, Stanford Researchers Say

  • April 19, 2011
    Gulf Oil Spill Similar to Exxon Valdez in Social and Mental Impacts

  • April 19, 2011
    Better Design Decisions Make Energy-efficient Buildings, Clemson University Researcher Says

  • April 18, 2011
    Zoom-up Star Photos Poke Holes in Century-old Astronomical Theory

  • April 18, 2011
    Sandia and UNM Lead Effort to Destroy Cancers

  • April 18, 2011
    Researchers Create Super-Small Single ElectronTransistor

  • April 18, 2011
    Report Cites 'Liquefaction' As Key to Much of Japanese Earthquake Damage

  • April 18, 2011
    Polarized Microscopy Technique Shows New Details of How Proteins Are Arranged

  • April 18, 2011
    New Baylor Research Shows Using Leaves' Characteristics Improves Accuracy Measuring Past Climates

  • April 18, 2011
    Human Rules May Determine Environmental 'Tipping Points'

  • April 18, 2011
    CRASAR Now in Japan With the International Rescue Systems Institute, Heading to Minami-Sanriku-Cho

  • April 15, 2011
    Caltech Researchers Use GPS Data to Model Effects of Tidal Loads on Earth's Surface

  • April 14, 2011
    The Eyes Have It: Dinosaurs Hunted by Night

  • April 14, 2011
    The Bouncing Gas

  • April 14, 2011
    New Global Portal for Cyber-physical Systems Research Launched

  • April 14, 2011
    New DNA Nanoforms Take Shape

  • April 14, 2011
    Highest Percentage of Americans in Four Decades Say Financial Situation Has Gotten Worse

  • April 14, 2011
    Carbon Sequestration Estimate in U.S. Increased--Barring a Drought

  • April 13, 2011
    UMD Scientists Make Magnetic New Graphene Discovery

  • April 13, 2011
    The 'Quantum Magnet'

  • April 13, 2011
    Researchers Create Privacy Mode to Help Secure Android Smartphones

  • April 13, 2011
    Researchers Advance Toward Hybrid Spintronic Computer Chips

  • April 13, 2011
    Long-sought Fossil Mammal With Transitional Middle Ear Found

  • April 13, 2011
    Ceramic Coatings May Protect Jet Engines From Volcanic Ash

  • April 13, 2011
    Biochemist Uses Computer Models to Study Protein Involved With Cancer, aging and Chronic Disease

  • April 12, 2011
    Study Finds Public Relatively Unconcerned About Nanotechnology Risks

  • April 12, 2011
    Researchers Discover the Cause of Irradiation-induced Instability in Materials Surfaces

  • April 12, 2011
    Rainbow-trapping Scientist Now Strives to Slow Light Waves Even Further

  • April 12, 2011
    Circadian Rhythms Spark Plants' Ability to Survive Freezing Weather

  • April 12, 2011
    Birds Inherited Strong Sense of Smell From Dinosaurs

  • April 12, 2011
    Birds Inherited Sense of Smell From Dinosaurs ... and Improved It

  • April 11, 2011
    Physicists Discover New Way to Visualize Warped Space and Time

  • April 11, 2011
    Molecular Frameworks Show Potential for Better Solar Cells

  • April 11, 2011
    Electric Yellowstone

  • April 10, 2011
    West Antarctic Warming Triggered by Warmer Sea Surface in Tropical Pacific

  • April 10, 2011
    New Genetic Study Helps to Solve Darwin's Mystery About the Ancient Evolution of Flowering Plants

  • April 10, 2011
    Accelerated Lab Evolution of Biomolecules Could Yield New Generation of Medicines

  • April 8, 2011
    King Crabs Invade Antarctica, Could Jeopardize Cures for Disease

  • April 8, 2011
    Dowling College Researcher Finds that Nanoparticles Pose Danger to Arctic Ecosystem

  • April 8, 2011
    DOE Announces Nearly $170 Million in Available Funding to Advance Solar Energy Technologies

  • April 7, 2011
    U.S. Students and Science: AAAS Testing Gives New Insight on What They Know and Their Misconceptions

  • April 7, 2011
    Surveys Confirm Enormous Value of Science Museums, 'Free Choice' Learning

  • April 7, 2011
    Starch-controlling Gene Fuels More Protein in Soybean Plants

  • April 7, 2011
    Scientists Make Bamboo Tools to Test Theory Explaining East Asia's Stone Age Tool Scarcity

  • April 7, 2011
    Penn Research Advances Understanding of Lead Selenide Nanowires

  • April 7, 2011
    Instant Evolution in Whiteflies: Just Add Bacteria

  • April 7, 2011
    Free Software Makes Computer Mouse Easier for People With Disabilities

  • April 7, 2011
    Fish That Don't Sleep Point to Genetic Basis for Slumber, NYU Biologists Find

  • April 6, 2011
    Unprepared Cities Vulnerable to Climate Change

  • April 6, 2011
    Under Pressure: Germanium

  • April 6, 2011
    Nano Fit-ness: Helping Enzymes Stay Active and Keep in Shape

  • April 6, 2011
    Biodiversity Improves Water Quality in Streams Through a Division of Labor

  • April 5, 2011
    University of Oklahoma Acquires New Mobile Radar to Better Understand Tornadoes

  • April 5, 2011
    Exploring the Possibilities for Zeolites

  • April 5, 2011
    Early Cancer Treatment Successes Lead to CAREER Award for Rafael Davalos

  • April 5, 2011
    Drought-exposed Leaves Adversely Affect Soil Nutrients, Study Shows

  • April 4, 2011
    When African Animals Hit the Hay

  • April 4, 2011
    Oxygen Sensor Invention Could Benefit Fisheries to Breweries

  • April 4, 2011
    Nanopolymer Shows Promise for Helping Reduce Cancer Side Effects

  • April 4, 2011
    In Fireflies, Flightless Females Lose Out on Gifts From Males

  • April 4, 2011
    Formaldehyde: Poison Could Have Set the Stage for the Origins of Life

  • April 4, 2011
    Algae That Live Inside the Cells of Salamanders Are the First Known Vertebrate Endosymbionts

  • April 4, 2011
    'Epidemiological' Tree Study Shows Impacts of Climate Change on Forests

  • April 3, 2011
    Search for Advanced Materials Aided by Discovery of Hidden Symmetries in Nature

  • April 3, 2011
    Materials Scientists at Harvard Demonstrate the First Macro-scale, Thin-film Solid-oxide Fuel Cell

  • April 1, 2011
    When Food Is Scarce, Hungry Female Spiders Alter Mating Preferences

  • April 1, 2011
    Many U.S. Women Have Children by More Than One Man

  • March 31, 2011
    Poop Reveals an Immigrant in Isle Royale Wolves' Gene Pool

  • March 31, 2011
    Novel Technique Reveals How Glaciers Sculpted Their Valleys

  • March 31, 2011
    New Tool Makes Programs More Efficient Without Sacrificing Safety Functions

  • March 31, 2011
    Human Impacts on the Marine Ecosystems of Antarctica

  • March 31, 2011
    Carnegie Mellon Researchers Electrify Polymerization

  • March 31, 2011
    Are We Really Communicating Uncertain Climate Risks?

  • March 31, 2011
    Archaeologists Explore Iraqi Marshes for Origins of Urbanization

  • March 30, 2011
    Warm Water Causes Extra-cold Winters in Northeastern North America and Northeastern Asia

  • March 30, 2011
    To Meet, Greet or Retreat During Flu Epidemics?

  • March 30, 2011
    Study: Emissions Trading Doesn't Cause Pollution 'Hot Spots'

  • March 30, 2011
    Researchers Make the Leap to Whole-cell Simulations

  • March 30, 2011
    Butterfly Study Reveals Traits and Genes Associated With Establishment of New Populations

  • March 30, 2011
    Astrophysicist: White Dwarfs Could be Fertile Ground for Other Earths

  • March 30, 2011
    'Spincasting' Holds Promise for Creation of Nanoparticle Thin Films

  • March 29, 2011
    Like Products, Plants Wait for Optimal Configuration Before Market Success

  • March 28, 2011
    UC Pioneers Research on Environmental Practices of Ancient Maya

  • March 28, 2011
    Twinkle, Twinkle, Quantum Dot--New Particles Can Change Colors and Tag Molecules

  • March 28, 2011
    SU Physicists First to Observe Rare Particles Produced at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN

  • March 28, 2011
    Study Sheds Light on How Heat Is Transported to Greenland Glaciers

  • March 28, 2011
    Icebergs in the Antarctic Play Important Role in Carbon Cycle

  • March 28, 2011
    How Do Plants Fight Disease?

  • March 25, 2011
    Research May Lead to New Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease and Other Neurological Disorders

  • March 25, 2011
    Open-source Software Designed to Minimize Synthetic Biology Risks

  • March 24, 2011
    New Research Suggests Wild Birds May Play a Role in the Spread of Bird Flu

  • March 24, 2011
    iMobot Rolls, Crawls and Creeps

  • March 24, 2011
    Can We Get More Social Benefits From Forests and Have Higher Biodiversity?

  • March 24, 2011
    Algae, Bacteria Hogged Oxygen After Ancient Mass Extinction, Slowed Marine Life Recovery

  • March 24, 2011
    'Can You Hear Me Now?' Researchers Detail How Neurons Decide How to Transmit Information

  • March 23, 2011
    Syracuse University Chemist Develops Technique to Use Light to Predict Molecular Crystal Structures

  • March 23, 2011
    Larger Female Hyenas Produce More Offspring

  • March 23, 2011
    Epigenomic Findings Illuminate Veiled Variants

  • March 22, 2011
    Sign Language Users Read Words and See Signs Simultaneously

  • March 22, 2011
    Nanomodified Surfaces Seal Leg Implants Against Infection

  • March 22, 2011
    In the Race of Life, Better an Adaptable Tortoise Than a Fit Hare

  • March 22, 2011
    Evolutionary 'Winners' and 'Losers' Revealed in Collaborative Study

  • March 22, 2011
    Biofilm Reorganization: Back to the Theoretical Drawing Board

  • March 21, 2011
    Templated Growth Technique Produces Graphene Nanoribbons With Metallic Properties

  • March 21, 2011
    Seeing in Stereo: Engineers Invent Lens for 3-D Microscope

  • March 21, 2011
    Research Brings Habitat Models Into the Future

  • March 21, 2011
    Program Highlights How to Foster Entrepreneurship in Engineering, Research Community

  • March 21, 2011
    Primordial Soup Gets Spicier

  • March 21, 2011
    MU Researchers Use Motion Sensors to Determine Equine Lameness

  • March 21, 2011
    How the Lily Blooms

  • March 20, 2011
    New Imaging Technique Provides Rapid, High-definition Chemistry

  • March 17, 2011
    UF Researcher: Flowering Plant Study 'Catches Evolution in the Act'

  • March 17, 2011
    Study Finds More Efficient Means of Creating, Arranging Carbon Nanofibers

  • March 17, 2011
    New Plant Species Gives Insights Into Evolution

  • March 16, 2011
    Purdue Startup Hopes to Change the Way We Test Cancer Drugs

  • March 15, 2011
    Creation of Optical Knots Offers New Power Source

  • March 14, 2011
    Seedless Cherimoya, the Next Banana?

  • March 14, 2011
    Nanorods Developed in UC Riverside Lab Could Greatly Improve Visual Display of Information

  • March 14, 2011
    Gender Stereotypes About Math Develop As Early As Second Grade

  • March 14, 2011
    Fundamental Discovery Could Lead to Better Memory Chips

  • March 14, 2011
    Brown Biologist Wins NSF's Waterman Award

  • March 10, 2011
    UWM Study Finds Work Climate the Main Reason Women Leave Engineering

  • March 10, 2011
    U.S. Commerce Department Announces Launch of i6 Green Challenge to Promote Clean Energy Innovation and Economic Growth

  • March 10, 2011
    Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Scientists Co-Author Paper on Wiring Diagram of the Brain

  • March 10, 2011
    In Celebration of Women's History Month, McWhinnie First Woman to Sail in Antarctic Waters

  • March 10, 2011
    EERI'S Learning from Earthquakes Program to Send Team to New Zealand: Scientists and Engineers to Bring Back Lessons

  • March 10, 2011
    Aging Rates, Gender Gap in Mortality Similar Across All Primates

  • March 10, 2011
    Age Affects Us All

  • March 10, 2011
    A Small Quantum Leap

  • March 9, 2011
    Tiny Gems Take Big Step Toward Battling Cancer

  • March 9, 2011
    Study Shows How Plants Sort and Eliminate Genes Over Millennia

  • March 9, 2011
    Student Innovator at Rensselaer Uses Sound Waves, T-rays for Safer Detection of Bombs

  • March 9, 2011
    Rutgers Researchers Identify Materials That May Deliver More 'Bounce'

  • March 9, 2011
    Physicists Measure Current-induced Torque in Nonvolatile Magnetic Memory Devices

  • March 9, 2011
    New Study Shows Government Spending Preferences of Americans

  • March 9, 2011
    Iowa State Engineer Studies Damage Caused by New Zealand Earthquake

  • March 8, 2011
    Ultrafast Laser 'Scribing' Technique to Cut Cost, Hike Efficiency of Solar Cells

  • March 8, 2011
    Real March Madness Is Relying on Seedings to Determine Final Four

  • March 7, 2011
    Web Use Doesn't Encourage Belief in Political Rumors, but E-mail Does

  • March 7, 2011
    Virginia Tech Researcher Seeks to Use Electrical Stimulation to Give Voice to Stroke Patients

  • March 7, 2011
    UNM Researchers Publish First Steps to Drug Delivery Using Molecular Spiders

  • March 7, 2011
    Stretchable Balloon Electronics Get to the Heart of Cardiac Medicine

  • March 7, 2011
    Researchers Develop Curious Snapshot of Powerful Retinal Pigment and Its Partners

  • March 7, 2011
    Iowa State, Ames Lab Researcher Hunts for Green Catalysts

  • March 7, 2011
    DNA Better Than Eyes When Counting Endangered Species

  • March 7, 2011
    Columbia Engineer Observes Surprising Behavior of Cells During Blood-vessel Formation

  • March 7, 2011
    Cardiac Catheter That Can Do It All

  • March 3, 2011
    Some Antarctic Ice is Forming from Bottom

  • March 3, 2011
    California Islands Give Up Evidence of Early Seafaring

  • March 3, 2011
    Black Holes: A Model for Superconductors?

  • March 2, 2011
    Scripps Oceanography Researchers Discover Arctic Blooms Occurring Earlier

  • March 2, 2011
    New Kind of Optical Fiber Developed

  • March 2, 2011
    Has the Earth's Sixth Mass Extinction Already Arrived?

  • March 2, 2011
    Combined Molecular Study Techniques Reveal More About DNA Proteins

  • March 2, 2011
    Algal Antifreeze Makes Inroads Into Ice

  • March 1, 2011
    New 'Frozen Smoke' May Improve Robotic Surgery

  • March 1, 2011
    Global ISU Study: Invasive Species Widespread, but Not More Than at Home Range

  • March 1, 2011
    Ecological Adaptation Likely to Influence Impacts of Climate Change

  • February 28, 2011
    Stretched Rubber Offers Simpler Method for Assembling Nanowires

  • February 28, 2011
    Silk Moth's Antenna Inspires New Nanotech Tool With Applications in Alzheimer's Research

  • February 28, 2011
    Probing Atomic Chicken Wire

  • February 28, 2011
    Missing Chromium Is Clue to Planet Formation

  • February 28, 2011
    Mating Mites Trapped in Amber Reveal Sex Role Reversal

  • February 28, 2011
    Increasing Processor Efficiency by 'Shutting Off the Lights'

  • February 25, 2011
    Scientists Find Increase in Microearthquakes After Chilean Quake

  • February 25, 2011
    Overfertilizing Corn Undermines Ethanol

  • February 24, 2011
    UT Researchers Crack Code to Harmful Brown Tides

  • February 24, 2011
    Scientists Find Gene Responsible for Color Patterns in Mice

  • February 24, 2011
    Redesign of U.S. Donor-liver Network Could Boost Transplants by Several Hundred Per Year

  • February 24, 2011
    Quasar's Outflow Solves Mystery

  • February 24, 2011
    Penn Physicists Develop Scalable Method for Making Graphene

  • February 24, 2011
    Oldest Subarctic North American Human Remains Found

  • February 24, 2011
    Notre Dame Research Offers Important Clues About Grasshopper Population Explosions

  • February 24, 2011
    Language Patterns Are Roller-coaster Ride During Childhood Development

  • February 24, 2011
    Child's Cremation Site Reveals Domestic Life in Paleoindian Alaska

  • February 24, 2011
    Before the Explosion--Volcano's Warning Tremors Explained

  • February 23, 2011
    Simpler Way of Making Proteins Could Lead to New Nanomedicine Agents

  • February 23, 2011
    People With Low Self-esteem Show More Signs of Prejudice

  • February 23, 2011
    Nanowire Research at Stevens Makes Cover of Applied Physics Letters

  • February 23, 2011
    MIT Scientists Say Ocean Currents Cause Microbes to Filter Light

  • February 23, 2011
    Kent State Geology Professor and Research Team Present Findings Studying Drought

  • February 23, 2011
    Arizona State University Archaeologist Models Past and Future Landscapes

  • February 22, 2011
    Toward Computers That Fit on a Pen Tip: New Technologies Usher in the Millimeter-scale Computing Era

  • February 22, 2011
    Texas Leafcutter Ants Aided, But Also Limited, by Cold-tolerant Fungus Crops, Research Shows

  • February 22, 2011
    New Finding in Ribosome Signaling May Lead to Improved Antibiotics

  • February 22, 2011
    Liquid Metal Key to Simpler Creation of Electrodes for Microfluidic Devices

  • February 22, 2011
    Gas Rich Galaxies Confirm Prediction of Modified Gravity Theory

  • February 22, 2011
    Crying Baby Draws Blunted Response in Depressed Mom's Brain

  • February 21, 2011
    Texas-bound: Fungus Keeps Texas Leaf-cutter Ants From Spreading

  • February 21, 2011
    Polygamy Hurt 19th Century Mormon Wives' Evolutionary Fitness

  • February 21, 2011
    Plankton Key to Origin of Earth's First Breathable Atmosphere

  • February 21, 2011
    First Harmful Algal Bloom Species Genome Sequenced

  • February 21, 2011
    Applied Physicists Discover That Migrating Cells Flow Like Glass

  • February 19, 2011
    Super-sharp Radio 'Eye' Remeasuring the Universe

  • February 19, 2011
    Plants That Can Move Inspire New Adaptive Structures

  • February 18, 2011
    UC-Santa Cruz Scientist Uses Storm-chasing Weather Radar to Track Bat Populations

  • February 18, 2011
    Scientists Uncover Surprising Features of Bear Hibernation

  • February 18, 2011
    Really Big Eruptions, Lots and Lots of CO2

  • February 18, 2011
    Physicists Build Bigger 'Bottles' of Antimatter to Unlock Nature's Secrets

  • February 18, 2011
    'Telecoupling' Explains Why It's a Small (and Fast) World, After All

  • February 17, 2011
    Video Game Introduces Youths to Big Ideas About a Nano-sized World

  • February 17, 2011
    Subtle Shifts, Not Major Sweeps, Drove Human Evolution

  • February 17, 2011
    Plants Cloned as Seeds

  • February 17, 2011
    Oldest Fossils of Large Seaweeds, Possible Animals Tell Story About Oxygen in an Ancient Ocean

  • February 17, 2011
    Magma Power for Geothermal Energy?

  • February 17, 2011
    Gender Gap: Selection Bias Snubs Scholarly Achievements of Female Scientists

  • February 16, 2011
    To Escape Blame, Be a Victim, Not a Hero, New Study Finds

  • February 16, 2011
    Global Warming May Reroute Evolution

  • February 16, 2011
    Geologists Get Unique and Unexpected Opportunity to Study Magma

  • February 15, 2011
    U.S. Public's Knowledge of Science: Getting Better but a Long Way to Go

  • February 15, 2011
    Tick Population Plummets in Absence of Lizard Hosts

  • February 14, 2011
    World Phosphorous Use Crosses Critical Threshold

  • February 14, 2011
    P Summit Calls for a 'New Alchemy' Around Phosphorus and Food

  • February 14, 2011
    Monitoring Killer Mice From Space

  • February 14, 2011
    Collaboration Leads to Discovery, Confirmation of Unexpected Form of Ice

  • February 13, 2011
    Study Finds Massive Flux of Gas, in Addition to Liquid Oil, at BP Well Blowout in Gulf

  • February 13, 2011
    Jewel-toned Organic Phosphorescent Crystals: A New Class of Light-emitting Material

  • February 11, 2011
    Team Hopes to Cut Years Off Development Time of New Antibiotics

  • February 11, 2011
    On Their Own Two Feet

  • February 11, 2011
    In Online Dating, Blacks More Open to Romancing Whites Than Vice Versa

  • February 10, 2011
    Study Shows That Defensive Military Alliances Enhance Peace

  • February 10, 2011
    Simple Marine Worms Distantly Related to Humans

  • February 10, 2011
    Powerful New Ways to Electronically Mine Research May Lead to Scientific Breakthroughs

  • February 10, 2011
    Newly Discovered Pheromone Linked to Aggressive Behavior in Squid

  • February 10, 2011
    Lake-effect Theory Sinks, but Quake Timing Questions Go On

  • February 9, 2011
    When Nature Calls

  • February 8, 2011
    Scientists Develop Method to Identify Fleetingly Ordered Protein Structures

  • February 8, 2011
    Pollution Controls Used During China Olympics Could Save Lives if Continued

  • February 8, 2011
    In February Journal, UC and Industry Researchers Predict Future of Electronic Devices

  • February 7, 2011
    Words Help People Form Mathematical Concepts

  • February 7, 2011
    Where Did Flowers Come From?

  • February 7, 2011
    Math May Help Calculate Way to Find New Drugs for HIV and Other Diseases

  • February 7, 2011
    Larger Cities Drive Growing Wage Gap Between the Rich and the Poor, Study Shows

  • February 7, 2011
    Bound Neutrons Pave Way to Free Ones

  • February 4, 2011
    New Model by University of Nevada for How Nevada Gold Deposits Formed May Help in Gold Exploration

  • February 4, 2011
    Internet Addresses: An Inevitable Shortage, But an Uneven one

  • February 4, 2011
    Discovery of Jumping Gene Cluster Tangles Tree of Life

  • February 3, 2011
    Wolverine Population Threatened by Climate Change

  • February 3, 2011
    Quantum Quirk: JILA Scientists Pack Atoms Together to Prevent Collisions in Atomic Clock

  • February 3, 2011
    Plant's Immune Defense Revs Up for the Morning Attack

  • February 3, 2011
    New Drought Record From Long-lived Mexican Trees May Illuminate Fates of Past Civilizations

  • February 3, 2011
    Massive Daphnia Genome Leads to Understanding Gene-environment Interactions

  • February 3, 2011
    First Stars in Universe Were Not Alone

  • February 3, 2011
    First Crustacean Genome Is Sequenced

  • February 3, 2011
    Animal With the Most genes? A Tiny Crustacean

  • February 2, 2011
    Two Severe Amazon Droughts in Five Years Alarms Scientists

  • February 2, 2011
    Scripps Research Scientists Develop Powerful New Methodology for Stabilizing Proteins

  • February 2, 2011
    Same Rules Apply to Some Experimental Systems Regardless of Scale

  • February 2, 2011
    New Technique Boosts High-power Potential for Gallium Nitride Electronics

  • February 2, 2011
    New Quartet of Ant Genomes Advanced by International Collaborative

  • February 2, 2011
    Neurobiologists Find That Weak Electrical Fields in the Brain Help Neurons Fire Together

  • February 2, 2011
    Field Study of Smoggy Inversions to End

  • February 2, 2011
    Early Tests Find Nanoshell Therapy Effective Against Brain Cancer

  • February 2, 2011
    Crowd Workers Are Not Online Shakespeares, But Carnegie Mellon Research Shows They Can Write

  • February 1, 2011
    Tuning Graphene Film So It Sheds Water

  • February 1, 2011
    Engineered Cells Could Usher in Programmable Cell Therapies

  • January 31, 2011
    Wealth of Orchid Varieties Is Down to Busy Bees and Helpful Fungi, Says Study

  • January 31, 2011
    UMD Advance Lights Possible Path to Creating Next-gen Computer Chips

  • January 31, 2011
    Resolved to Quit Smoking?

  • January 31, 2011
    Pakistan Floods Last Summer Could Have Been Predicted

  • January 31, 2011
    New Hardware Boosts Communication Speed on Multi-core Chips

  • January 31, 2011
    'Cornell Dots' That Light Up Cancer Cells Go Into Clinical Trials

  • January 31, 2011
    Smart Lasers Could Make Cancer Biopsies Painless, Help Speed New Drugs to Market

  • January 28, 2011
    Island-scale Study Reveals Climate-change Effects

  • January 28, 2011
    A New Appreciation of the Ecology-evolution Dynamic

  • January 27, 2011
    New Transistor for Plastic Electronics Exhibits the Best of Both Worlds

  • January 27, 2011
    Making a Point

  • January 27, 2011
    Caltech Geobiologists Uncover Links Between Ancient Climate Change and Mass Extinction

  • January 27, 2011
    'Catch-up' Growth Signals Revealed

  • January 26, 2011
    The Undead May Influence Biodiversity, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • January 26, 2011
    Orangutan DNA More Diverse Than Human's, Remarkably Stable Through the Ages

  • January 26, 2011
    Hardware, Software Advances Help Protect Operating Systems From Attack

  • January 26, 2011
    Fluorescent Color of Coral Larvae Predicts Whether They'll Settle or Swim

  • January 26, 2011
    First Study of Dispersants in Gulf Spill Suggests a Prolonged Deepwater Fate

  • January 26, 2011
    DNA Caught Rock 'n Rollin'

  • January 25, 2011
    The Language of Young Love: The Ways Couples Talk Can Predict Relationship Success

  • January 25, 2011
    New Lab-on-chip Advance Uses Low-cost, Disposable Paper Strips

  • January 25, 2011
    Long-term Hypoxia in Flies Shown to Result in Permanent DNA Changes

  • January 24, 2011
    Spiders Adjust Courtship Signals for Maximum Effect

  • January 24, 2011
    New Use for Nanoscale Transistors

  • January 24, 2011
    GRIN Plasmonics

  • January 21, 2011
    With Cloud Computing, the Mathematics of Evolution May Get Easier to Learn

  • January 21, 2011
    Researchers Discover How to Tame Hammering Droplets

  • January 21, 2011
    New Melt Record for Greenland Ice Sheet

  • January 21, 2011
    Aquatic Food Web Tied to Land

  • January 20, 2011
    University of Tokyo, Rutgers Physicists Unveil Unexpected Properties in Superconducting Material

  • January 20, 2011
    UC-Davis Study Shows Plants Moved Downhill, Not Up, in Warming World

  • January 20, 2011
    Sensors to Detect Explosives, Monitor Food Being Developed at UH

  • January 20, 2011
    Research Finds Practicing Retrieval is Best Tool for Learning

  • January 20, 2011
    New Math Theories Reveal the Nature of Numbers

  • January 20, 2011
    New Device May Revolutionize Computer Memory

  • January 20, 2011
    Long-distance Migration May Help Reduce Infectious Disease Risks for Many Animal Species

  • January 20, 2011
    For Robust Robots, Let Them Be Babies First

  • January 19, 2011
    VIMS Team Glides Into Polar Research

  • January 19, 2011
    Putting the Dead to Work for Conservation Biology

  • January 19, 2011
    New Reactor Paves the Way for Efficiently Producing Fuel from Sunlight

  • January 19, 2011
    Mathematical Model Explains How Complex Societies Emerge, Collapse

  • January 19, 2011
    Big City Life May Make Residents Lean Toward Green, Study Says

  • January 18, 2011
    Stress, Anxiety Both Boon and Bane to Brain

  • January 18, 2011
    Shrinking Snow and Ice Cover Intensify Global Warming

  • January 18, 2011
    Sharply Focused on Neurons, Light Controls a Worm's Behavior

  • January 18, 2011
    Loss of Reflectivity in the Arctic Doubles Estimate of Climate Models

  • January 18, 2011
    Breakthrough in Converting Heat Waste to Electricity

  • January 18, 2011
    Better Than the Human Eye

  • January 17, 2011
    Farther and Farther Apart

  • January 17, 2011
    Australian Birds Attract Mates With 'Scary Movie Effect'

  • January 16, 2011
    Retreat of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet During the Last Glacial Termination

  • January 14, 2011
    Dramatic Ocean Circulation Changes Revealed

  • January 13, 2011
    Writing About Worries Eases Anxiety and Improves Test Performance

  • January 13, 2011
    Study Highlights Flaw in Common Approach of Public Opinion Surveys About Science

  • January 13, 2011
    Self-assembling Structures Open Door to New Class of Materials

  • January 13, 2011
    New Software Quantifies Leaf Venation Networks, Enables Plant Biology Advances

  • January 13, 2011
    New Predator 'Dawn Runner' Discovered in Early Dinosaur Graveyard

  • January 13, 2011
    Fruit Fly Nervous System Provides New Solution to Fundamental Computer Network Problem

  • January 13, 2011
    Forget Planet X! New Technique Could Pinpoint Galaxy X

  • January 13, 2011
    Earth's Hot Past Could be Prologue to Future Climate

  • January 12, 2011
    Virus Killer Gets Supercharged

  • January 12, 2011
    Researchers Show How One Gene Becomes Two (With Different Functions)

  • January 12, 2011
    Cracking a Tooth

  • January 12, 2011
    Biomedical Breakthrough: Blood Vessels for Lab-grown Tissues

  • January 12, 2011
    Astronomers Discover Close-knit Pairs of Massive Black Holes

  • January 11, 2011
    Our Perceptions of Masculinity and Femininity Are Swayed by Our Sense of Touch

  • January 11, 2011
    Gene Helps Plants Use Less Water Without Biomass Loss

  • January 11, 2011
    Coiled Nanowires May Hold Key to Stretchable Electronics

  • January 10, 2011
    Wildflower Colors Tell Butterflies How to do Their Jobs

  • January 10, 2011
    Study Estimates Land Available for Biofuel Crops

  • January 10, 2011
    Species Loss Tied to Ecosystem Collapse and Recovery

  • January 10, 2011
    Possible Missing Link Between Young and Old Galaxies

  • January 10, 2011
    Played by Humans, Scored by Nature, Online Game Helps Unravel Secrets of RNA

  • January 10, 2011
    Oxygen-free Early Oceans Likely Delayed Rise of Life on Planet

  • January 10, 2011
    New Glass Tops Steel in Strength and Toughness

  • January 10, 2011
    How Do You Make Lithium Melt in the Cold?

  • January 10, 2011
    Engineering Team Invents Lab-on-a-chip for Fast, Inexpensive Blood Tests

  • January 10, 2011
    Early Investigations Promising for Detecting Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells

  • January 10, 2011
    'Hot-bunking' Bacterium Recycles Iron to Boost Ocean Metabolism

  • January 9, 2011
    Biogeochemistry at the Core of Global Environmental Solutions

  • January 9, 2011
    Surprise: Dwarf Galaxy Harbors Super-massive Black Hole

  • January 7, 2011
    UC San Diego Engineers Lead National Effort to Save Lives and Buildings During Earthquakes

  • January 7, 2011
    Study Finds Energy Limits Global Economic Growth

  • January 7, 2011
    CMU Research Finds Regional Dialects Are Alive and Well on Twitter

  • January 6, 2011
    UF Study of Lice DNA Shows Humans First Wore Clothes 170,000 Years Ago

  • January 6, 2011
    Princeton Scientists Construct Synthetic Proteins That Sustain Life

  • January 6, 2011
    Plasma Jets Are Prime Suspect in Solar Mystery

  • January 6, 2011
    Iowa State, Ames Lab Researcher Developing Bio-based Polymers That Heal Cracks

  • January 5, 2011
    Study: Graphene Grains Make Atomic Patchwork Quilts

  • January 5, 2011
    Oxygen's Challenge to Early Life

  • January 5, 2011
    Gesturing While Talking Helps Change Your Thoughts

  • January 5, 2011
    Co-management Holds Promise of Sustainable Fisheries Worldwide

  • January 5, 2011
    At South Pole, World's Most Extreme Scientific Construction Project

  • January 4, 2011
    Oceanic 'Garbage Patch' not Nearly as Big as Portrayed in Media

  • January 4, 2011
    Detecting Esophageal Cancer With Light

  • January 4, 2011
    'Nanoscoops' Could Spark New Generation of Electric Automobile Batteries

  • January 3, 2011
    New Glaucoma Test Allows Earlier, More Accurate Detection

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NEWS FROM THE FIELD FOR 2010

  • December 27, 2010
    Broken Glass Yields Clues to Climate Change

  • December 26, 2010
    Microfluidic Device Rapidly Orients Hundreds of Embryos for High-throughput Experiments

  • December 26, 2010
    'Food of the Gods' Genome Sequence Could Make Finest Chocolate Better

  • December 23, 2010
    SU Scientists Find That in the Evolutionary Mating Game, Brawn and Stealth Rule

  • December 23, 2010
    Gatekeeper for Tomato Pollination Identified

  • December 22, 2010
    Researchers Train Software to Help Monitor Climate Change

  • December 22, 2010
    Genome of Extinct Siberian Human Sheds New Light on Modern Human Origins

  • December 22, 2010
    Fossil Finger Bone Yields Genome of a Previously Unknown Human Relative

  • December 22, 2010
    Ever-sharp Urchin Teeth May Yield Tools That Never Need Honing

  • December 21, 2010
    UNH Scientists Help Show Potent GHG Emissions are Three Times Estimated Levels

  • December 21, 2010
    Tumor Cells in Blood May Signal Worse Prognosis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

  • December 21, 2010
    Psychologists Find Skill in Recognizing Faces Peaks After Age 30

  • December 21, 2010
    New Study Focuses on Nitrogen in Waterways as Cause of Nitrous Oxide in the Atmosphere

  • December 21, 2010
    Fruit Fly Study Digs Deeper Into Poorly Understood Details of Forming Embryos

  • December 20, 2010
    Young Female Chimpanzees Appear to Treat Sticks as Dolls

  • December 20, 2010
    Waterways Contribute to Growth of Potent Greenhouse Gas

  • December 20, 2010
    The Universe's Most Massive Stars Can Form in Near Isolation, New Study Finds

  • December 20, 2010
    Strange New Twist: Berkeley Researchers Discover Möbius Symmetry in Metamaterials

  • December 20, 2010
    New Imaging Advance Illuminates Immune Response in Breathing Lung

  • December 20, 2010
    Milestone: A Methane-metal Marriage

  • December 20, 2010
    Malaria-infected Cells Stiffen, Block Blood Flow

  • December 20, 2010
    Invention Could Improve Cancer Drug Delivery, Lessen Harmful Effects of Chemotherapy

  • December 20, 2010
    Dodds Contributes to New National Study on Nitrogen Water Pollution

  • December 20, 2010
    CCNY-led Interdisciplinary Team Recreates Colonial Hydrology

  • December 19, 2010
    Scientists Take Plasmon Lasers Out of Deep Freeze

  • December 19, 2010
    Scientists Decipher Three Billion-year-old Genomic Fossils

  • December 17, 2010
    Quantum Device Named Science's Breakthrough of the Year

  • December 17, 2010
    K-State Research Looks at Pathogenic Attacks on Host Plants

  • December 17, 2010
    Into the Ice: Completing the IceCube Neutrino Observatory

  • December 16, 2010
    Structural Distortions Emerge From Nothing at the Nanoscale

  • December 16, 2010
    One Tale Told is Two Tails Gained

  • December 16, 2010
    Kids Got the Blues? Maybe They Don't Have Enough Friends

  • December 16, 2010
    How Do You Cut a Nanotube? Lots of Compression

  • December 16, 2010
    First Measurement of Magnetic Field in Earth's Core

  • December 16, 2010
    Fear Discovery Could Lead to New Interventions for PTSD

  • December 16, 2010
    Extinctions, Loss of Habitat Harm Evolutionary Diversity

  • December 16, 2010
    Computer Memory Takes a Spin

  • December 16, 2010
    Breakthrough in Worm Research has Implications for Human Disease Studies

  • December 16, 2010
    Age Doesn't Matter: New Genes Are as Essential as Ancient Ones

  • December 15, 2010
    UGA Researchers Develop Rapid Diagnostic Test for Common Type of Pneumonia

  • December 15, 2010
    Study Improves Understanding of Method for Creating Multi-metal Nanoparticles

  • December 15, 2010
    Polar Bears Still on Thin Ice, but Cutting Greenhouse Gases Now Can Avert Extinction

  • December 15, 2010
    Opportunity Leads to Promiscuity Among Squirrels, Study Finds

  • December 15, 2010
    New Method for Making Tiny Catalysts Holds Promise for Air Quality

  • December 15, 2010
    Ancient Forest Emerges Mummified From the Arctic

  • December 15, 2010
    'Cadillac Desert' Withstands the Test of Time and Technology

  • December 14, 2010
    Two People Receive Kidney Transplants in Pilot Program Using CMU Software

  • December 13, 2010
    Study Probes Link Between Magnetism, Superconductivity

  • December 13, 2010
    Geologist's Discoveries Resolve Debate About Oxygen in Earth's Mantle

  • December 13, 2010
    Capasso Lab Demonstrates Highly Unidirectional 'Whispering Gallery' Microlasers

  • December 13, 2010
    Bering Sea Was Ice-free and Full of Life During Last Warm Period, Study Finds

  • December 12, 2010
    MGH Researchers Develop Faster Method of Engineering Zinc-finger Nucleases

  • December 11, 2010
    Web of International Collaboration Boosts Worldwide Nanotechnology Research

  • December 10, 2010
    Look: What Your Reaction to Someone's Eye Movements Says About Your Politics

  • December 10, 2010
    Iron Legacy Leaves Soil High in Manganese

  • December 10, 2010
    ASU Astronomer Opens New Window Into Early Universe

  • December 10, 2010
    A Positive Step in the Face of Uncertainty

  • December 9, 2010
    When Their Tools Get Dull, Leaf-cutters Switch Jobs

  • December 9, 2010
    Technique Turns Computer Chip Defects Into an Advantage

  • December 9, 2010
    Simulations Aim to Unlock Nature's Process of Biomineralization

  • December 9, 2010
    Rice Physicists Discover Ultra-sensitive Microwave Detector

  • December 9, 2010
    Massive Gene Loss Linked to Pathogen's Stealthy Plant-dependent Life-style

  • December 9, 2010
    Ice-age Reptile Extinctions Provide a Glimpse of Likely Responses to Human-caused Climate Change

  • December 9, 2010
    Gene Hunters Tackle Crop Diseases

  • December 8, 2010
    Virginia Tech Engineer Identifies New Concerns for Antibiotic Resistance, Pollution

  • December 8, 2010
    Researchers Describe Fourth Planet Orbiting HR 8799

  • December 8, 2010
    Bering Sea Chill Yields Fatter Plankton, Pollock Diet Changes

  • December 7, 2010
    Rice Physicists Help Unravel Mystery of Repetitive DNA Segments

  • December 7, 2010
    Pure Nanotube-type Growth Edges Toward the Possible

  • December 7, 2010
    Plants 'Remember' Winter to Bloom in Spring With Help of Special Molecule

  • December 7, 2010
    Nanoparticle Gives Antimicrobial Ability to Fight Listeria Longer

  • December 7, 2010
    Life Thrives in Porous Rock Deep Beneath the Seafloor, Scientists Say

  • December 7, 2010
    Invisible Invasive Species

  • December 7, 2010
    Are Depressed People Too Clean?

  • December 6, 2010
    The LouseBuster Returns

  • December 6, 2010
    Ravenous Foreign Pests Threaten National Treasures

  • December 6, 2010
    New Observations of Exploding Stars Reveal Pauses, Flickers and Flares Not Reliably Seen Before

  • December 6, 2010
    Metabolism Models May Explain Why Alzheimer's Disease Kills Some Neuron Types First

  • December 6, 2010
    Heat Wave Deaths Highest in Early Summer

  • December 6, 2010
    Forest Pests Accumulating Despite Regulations

  • December 3, 2010
    Using New Materials to Make More Reliable Nanoelectromechanical Systems

  • December 3, 2010
    The Gene-environment Enigma

  • December 3, 2010
    Light Touch Brightens Nanotubes

  • December 2, 2010
    Your Web Surfing History is Accessible (Without Your Permission) Via JavaScript

  • December 2, 2010
    Study Predicts Distribution of Gravitational Wave Sources

  • December 2, 2010
    Research Provides Better Understanding of Long-term Changes in the Climate System

  • December 1, 2010
    UF Expert: Biodiversity Loss Correlates With Increases in Infectious Disease

  • December 1, 2010
    Scientists Ratchet up Understanding of Cellular Protein Factory

  • December 1, 2010
    More Focus on Finances Needed to Increase Latino Science and Math Graduates

  • December 1, 2010
    Loss of Species Large and Small Threatens Human Health

  • December 1, 2010
    A 'USB' for Medical Diagnosis?

  • November 30, 2010
    Water Resources Played Important Role in Patterns of Human Settlement, New UNH Research Shows

  • November 30, 2010
    Study: Ecological Effects of Biodiversity Loss Underestimated

  • November 30, 2010
    Snakes on a Rope: Researchers Take a Unique Look at the Climbing Abilities of Boa Constrictors

  • November 30, 2010
    Mystery Dissolves With Calcium Pump Discovery

  • November 30, 2010
    Astronomers Use Moon in Effort to Corral Elusive Cosmic Particles

  • November 29, 2010
    Online Science Project Launched by CU Nobel Laureate Receives $2.5 Million to Enhance Middle School Science

  • November 29, 2010
    NC State and IBM Researchers Discover New Way to Patch Holes in the 'Cloud'

  • November 29, 2010
    Duke Scientists Look Deeper for Coal Ash Hazards

  • November 25, 2010
    Giants Among Us: Research Paper Explores Evolution of the World's Largest Mammals

  • November 25, 2010
    Gender Gap in Physics Exams Reduced by Simple Writing Exercises, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • November 25, 2010
    Discovery at Young Star Hints Magnetism Common to All Cosmic Jets

  • November 24, 2010
    Short, On-chip Light Pulses Will Enable Ultrafast Data Transfer Within Computers

  • November 24, 2010
    Massive Galaxies Formed When Universe was Young

  • November 24, 2010
    How Pathogens Hijack Host Plants

  • November 24, 2010
    Finger-trap Tension Stabilizes Cells' Chromosome-separating Machinery

  • November 24, 2010
    Female Fish--and Humans?--Lose Interest When Their Male Loses a Slugfest

  • November 23, 2010
    Technology Uses Auto Exhaust Heat to Create Electricity, Boost Mileage

  • November 23, 2010
    LSU Sociologist Produces Documentary on Kenyan Election Violence

  • November 23, 2010
    Getting Lost in Buildings: Architecture Can Bias Your Cognitive Map

  • November 22, 2010
    UC Breakthrough May Lead to Disposable E-Readers

  • November 22, 2010
    Making Stars: Studies Show How Cosmic Dust and Gas Shape Galaxy Evolution

  • November 22, 2010
    Gene Find Could Lead to Healthier Food, Better Biofuel Production

  • November 22, 2010
    Flexible Wings Driven by Simple Oscillation May be Viable for Efficient Micro Air Vehicles

  • November 19, 2010
    UH Physicists Study Behavior of Enzyme Linked to Alzheimer's, Cancer

  • November 19, 2010
    SCEC's 'M8' Earthquake Simulation Breaks Computational Records, Promises Better Quake Models

  • November 19, 2010
    Busy Microbial World Discovered in Deepest Ocean Crust Ever Explored

  • November 18, 2010
    Ten Years of Soufriere Hills Volcano Research Published

  • November 18, 2010
    Researchers Uncover Surprise Link Between Weird Quantum Phenomena

  • November 18, 2010
    Bacteria Use ‘Toxic Darts' to Disable Each Other, According to UCSB Scientists

  • November 17, 2010
    Scientists Question Indicator of Fisheries Health, Evidence for 'Fishing Down Food Webs'

  • November 17, 2010
    Pushing Black-hole Mergers to the Extreme: RIT Scientists Achieve 100:1 Mass Ratio

  • November 17, 2010
    Physicists Demonstrate a Four-Fold Quantum Memory

  • November 17, 2010
    Open Study Aims to Create Worldwide Study Group

  • November 17, 2010
    New Technology Gives On-site Assessments in Archaeology

  • November 17, 2010
    Months of Geologic Unrest Signaled Reawakening of Icelandic Volcano

  • November 17, 2010
    Faster Water Flow Means Greater Diversity of Invertebrate Marine Life

  • November 17, 2010
    As Arctic Temperatures Rise, Tundra Fires Increase, Researchers Find

  • November 17, 2010
    Antihydrogen Trapped for First Time

  • November 16, 2010
    The Lifeblood of Leaves: Vein Networks Control Plant Patterns

  • November 16, 2010
    Study Rewrites the Evolutionary History of C4 Grasses

  • November 16, 2010
    Rescue Missions Underway to Save Haiti's Species From Mass Extinctions

  • November 16, 2010
    Organ Network Uses Carnegie Mellon Algorithm to Match Live Kidney Donors With Recipients

  • November 16, 2010
    Methane-powered Laptops May be Closer Than You Think

  • November 16, 2010
    Engineers Test Effects of Fire on Steel Structures

  • November 16, 2010
    Doomsday Messages About Global Warming Can Backfire, New Study Shows

  • November 16, 2010
    A New Twist for Nanopillar Light Collectors

  • November 16, 2010
    Imaging Tool May Aid Nanoelectronics by Screening Tiny Tubes

  • November 15, 2010
    Shortest-pulse X-ray Beams Could Illuminate Atomic, Molecular Interactions

  • November 15, 2010
    New Research Changes Understanding of C4 Plant Evolution

  • November 15, 2010
    Molecular Evolution Proves Source of HIV Infection in Criminal Cases

  • November 15, 2010
    Microsensors Offer First Look at Whether Cell Mass Affects Growth Rate

  • November 14, 2010
    Pitt-led Team Develops Nanoscale Light Sensor Compatible With 'Etch-a-sketch' Nanoelectronic Platform

  • November 12, 2010
    Tests Show Bright Future for Gadonanotubes in Stem Cell Tracking

  • November 12, 2010
    Sleep Makes Your Memories Stronger

  • November 11, 2010
    Tropical Forest Diversity Increased During Ancient Global Warming Event

  • November 11, 2010
    This Faster-growing E. Coli Strain's a Good Thing

  • November 11, 2010
    Scientists Demystify an Enzyme Responsible for Drug and Food Metabolism

  • November 11, 2010
    Graphene's Strength Lies in Its Defects

  • November 11, 2010
    Gene Discovery Suggests Way to Engineer Fast-growing Plants

  • November 10, 2010
    Research Provides New Leads in the Case Against Drug-resistant Biofilms

  • November 9, 2010
    Rural Library Outreach a New Initiative in 'Free-choice Learning' Movement

  • November 9, 2010
    Parents Should Talk About Math Early and Often With Their Children

  • November 9, 2010
    New Timeline for Appearances of Skeletal Animals in Fossil Record Developed by UCSB Researchers

  • November 8, 2010
    Scientists Discover How the Songbird's Brain Controls Timing During Singing

  • November 8, 2010
    Nanogenerators Grow Strong Enough to Power Small Conventional Electronics

  • November 8, 2010
    Iron Stimulates Blooms of Toxin-producing Algae in Open Ocean, Study Finds

  • November 7, 2010
    Threshold Sea Surface Temperature for Hurricanes and Tropical Thunderstorms Is Rising

  • November 5, 2010
    Marshes Show Adverse Effects of Oil Spill

  • November 5, 2010
    Johns Hopkins Researchers Reshape Basic Understanding of Cell Division

  • November 5, 2010
    'Prima Donna' Protein Doesn't Work Well in Pairs

  • November 4, 2010
    Obesity Rate Will Reach at Least 42 Percent, Say Models of Social Contagion

  • November 4, 2010
    NYU Researchers Find Corn Starch Solution Can Help Shape Solid Materials

  • November 4, 2010
    Neutron Stars May Be Too Weak to Power Some Gamma-ray Bursts

  • November 4, 2010
    Missouri Botanical Garden Researchers Discover Eight New Species in Boliva National Parks

  • November 4, 2010
    Iowa State, Ames Laboratory Scientists Advance the Understanding of the Big Getting Bigger

  • November 3, 2010
    Volcanoes Have Shifted Asian Rainfall

  • November 3, 2010
    Moving Holograms: From Science Fiction to Reality

  • November 3, 2010
    Chromosome Imbalances Lead to Predictable Plant Defects

  • November 3, 2010
    Cell Membranes Behave Like Cornstarch and Water

  • November 2, 2010
    Unique Duality: Princeton-led Team Discovers 'Exotic' Superconductor with Metallic Surface

  • November 2, 2010
    U of M Researcher Finds Public Support for HPV Vaccine Wanes When Linked to Controversy

  • November 2, 2010
    Hostile Environments Encourage Political Action in Immigrant Communities

  • November 1, 2010
    Rutgers, Chilean Astrophysicists Discover New Galaxy Clusters Revealed by Cosmic 'Shadows'

  • November 1, 2010
    Researchers Developing Real-Time Electronic Monitoring For Coastal Waters

  • November 1, 2010
    Physics Experiment Finds Violation of Matter/Antimatter Symmetry

  • November 1, 2010
    Grasses Have Potential as Alternate Ethanol Crop, Illinois Study Finds

  • October 29, 2010
    Study: Race Plays a Minor Role in Forging Facebook Friendships

  • October 29, 2010
    Scripps Research Team 'Watches' Formation of Cells' Protein Factories for First Time

  • October 29, 2010
    Dracula Orchids and Goblin Spiders

  • October 29, 2010
    Advance Could Change Modern Electronics

  • October 28, 2010
    Fingers Detect Typos Even When Conscious Brain Doesn't

  • October 27, 2010
    Researchers Find a 'Liberal Gene'

  • October 27, 2010
    New Methods Detect Subtleties in Human Genomes' Repetitive Landscapes

  • October 27, 2010
    New Evidence Supports 'Snowball Earth' as Trigger for Early Animal Evolution

  • October 27, 2010
    Low Elevations Hold Climate Surprises

  • October 27, 2010
    Getting the Big Picture Quickly

  • October 27, 2010
    Educational Researchers Target Earth and Space Sciences

  • October 27, 2010
    Astronomers Discover Most Massive Neutron Star Yet Known

  • October 26, 2010
    Researchers Find a Stable Way to Store the Sun's Heat

  • October 25, 2010
    Study Describes a Tabletop Source of Bright, Coherent X-rays

  • October 25, 2010
    Researchers Find Haiti Quake Caused By Unknown Fault

  • October 25, 2010
    Quakes Don't Completely Shake China's Environmental Gains, Thanks to Conservation Programs

  • October 25, 2010
    New Trove of Fossils Suggests Global Distribution of Tropical Forest Ecosystems in the Eocene

  • October 24, 2010
    Neurons Work Like a Chain of Dominos to Control Action Sequences

  • October 22, 2010
    Algeo Tracks Evidence of 'The Great Dying'

  • October 21, 2010
    Sometimes Smaller Is Better

  • October 21, 2010
    Poor Start in Life Need not Spell Doom in Adulthood

  • October 21, 2010
    Pitt Researchers: Plant-based Plastics not Necessarily Greener Than Oil-based Relatives

  • October 21, 2010
    Nightshades' Mating Habits Strike Uneasy Evolutionary Balance

  • October 21, 2010
    Iowa State, Ames Lab Chemists Discover Proton Mechanism Used by Flu Virus to Infect Cells

  • October 21, 2010
    Coccolithophore Blooms in the Southwest Atlantic

  • October 21, 2010
    Carnegie Mellon Researchers Break Speed Barrier in Solving Important Class of Linear Systems

  • October 20, 2010
    New Research Provides Insights Into Space Weather, Could Benefit Satellites, Aircraft

  • October 20, 2010
    Microbes May Consume Far More Oil-spill Waste Than Earlier Thought

  • October 20, 2010
    Coral Algae (Symbiodinium) Discovered in Black Corals at Never-seen-before Depths

  • October 19, 2010
    System Would Help Haiti Build, Modify Earthquake-prone Structures

  • October 19, 2010
    New Nano Techniques Integrate Electron Gas-producing Oxides With Silicon

  • October 19, 2010
    New Nano Techniques Integrate Electron Gas-producing Oxides with Silicon

  • October 19, 2010
    From Bees to Coral Reefs: How Humans Impact Partnerships in the Natural World

  • October 19, 2010
    Drought May Threaten Much of Globe Within Decades

  • October 19, 2010
    Culturally Inspired Mobile Phone Games Help Chinese Children Learn Language Characters

  • October 18, 2010
    Questions Fuel 'Ask A Biologist' Website Success

  • October 18, 2010
    Geophysicists Claim Conventional Understanding of Earth's Deep-water Cycle Needs Revision

  • October 18, 2010
    Climate Change May Alter Natural Climate Cycles of Pacific

  • October 15, 2010
    National Medal of Science Awarded to Stephen Benkovic of Penn State University

  • October 15, 2010
    Image of Mosquito's Heart Wins First Place in Nikon's 'Small World' Photomicrography Competition

  • October 15, 2010
    Humidity Makes Gecko Feet Stickier

  • October 14, 2010
    Yale Scientist Helps Pinpoint Threats to Life in World's Rivers

  • October 14, 2010
    I Want to See What You See: Babies Treat 'Social Robots' as Sentient Beings

  • October 13, 2010
    UC-Riverside Physicists Pave the Way for Graphene-based Spin Computer

  • October 13, 2010
    Triple-mode Transistors Show Potential

  • October 13, 2010
    New Discoveries in North America's Great Plains Bring Ammonites to Life

  • October 13, 2010
    JILA Unveils Improved 'Molecular Fingerprinting' for Trace Gas Detection

  • October 13, 2010
    Grad Students Help Kids Expand Perception of Scientists

  • October 13, 2010
    Ghosts of the Future

  • October 13, 2010
    Breaking Curveball Too Good to Be True

  • October 12, 2010
    Study of Planarian Hormones May Aid in Understanding Parasitic Flatworms

  • October 12, 2010
    Semiconductor Research Corporation and National Science Foundation Further Fuel Nanoelectronics Research

  • October 12, 2010
    Microchip Technology Rapidly Identifies Compounds for Regrowing Nerves in Live Animals

  • October 12, 2010
    Forget the Coppertone: Water Fleas in Mountain Ponds Can Handle UV Rays

  • October 11, 2010
    Too Much Light at Night May Lead to Obesity, Study Finds

  • October 11, 2010
    Population Trends: Another Influence on Climate Change

  • October 11, 2010
    Giant Star Goes Supernova--and Is Smothered by Its Own Dust

  • October 10, 2010
    Tsunami Risk Higher in Los Angeles, Other Major Cities

  • October 10, 2010
    Rutgers Discovery Paves Way for Development of Efficient, Inexpensive Plastic Solar Cells

  • October 10, 2010
    Researchers Develop Oral Delivery System to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

  • October 8, 2010
    Why It's Hard to Crash the Electric Grid

  • October 8, 2010
    Taking a Fresh Look

  • October 7, 2010
    Single-crystal Films Could Advance Solar Cells

  • October 7, 2010
    Novel Protein Critical for Cellular Proliferation Discovered

  • October 7, 2010
    New Report Reveals Current Strengths, Shortcomings of Engineering Students' Academic Pathways

  • October 7, 2010
    Brown University Chemists Simplify Biodiesel Conversion

  • October 6, 2010
    Scientists Give Extinct Passenger Pigeon a Place on the Family Tree

  • October 6, 2010
    New Fossil Suggests Dinosaurs Not so Fierce After All

  • October 6, 2010
    Long-extinct Passenger Pigeon Finds a Place in the Family Tree

  • October 6, 2010
    GUMC Researchers Find the Blind Use Visual Brain Area to Improve Other Senses

  • October 6, 2010
    Greatest Warming is in the North, but Biggest Impact on Life is in the Tropics

  • October 6, 2010
    Family Ties Bind Desert Lizards in Social Groups

  • October 6, 2010
    Coral Records Show Ocean Thermocline Rise With Global Warming

  • October 6, 2010
    BLADE Software Eliminates 'Drive-by Downloads' From Malicious Websites

  • October 5, 2010
    UW-built Device Reveals Invisible World Teeming With Microscopic Algae

  • October 5, 2010
    UNH Researcher Helps Identify Key Reproductive Hormone in Oldest Vertebrate

  • October 5, 2010
    The World is Full of Darkness, Reflected in the Physiology of the Human Retina, Penn Researchers Say

  • October 5, 2010
    New Type of Liquid Crystal Promises to Improve Performance of Digital Displays

  • October 5, 2010
    New Graphene Fabrication Method Uses Silicon Carbide Templates to Create Desired Growth

  • October 5, 2010
    New Fossil Suggests Dinosaurs Not so Fierce After All

  • October 5, 2010
    Microfluidic Devices Advance 3-D Tissue Engineering at Stevens

  • October 5, 2010
    Evolutionary Tinkering Produced Complex Proteins With Diverse Functions

  • October 5, 2010
    Early Lung Cancer Detection

  • October 4, 2010
    Doppler Radars Help Increase Monsoon Rainfall Prediction Accuracy

  • October 4, 2010
    Breakthrough E-display Means Electronics With High Speed, High Readability and Low Power Usage

  • October 4, 2010
    Breakthrough Allows Multifunctional Smart Sensors and High-powered Devices on a Computer Chip

  • October 4, 2010
    'Living Voters Guide' Invites Washington Voters to Hash Out Ballot Initiatives

  • October 1, 2010
    Climate Change Forcing a 'Move it or Lose it' Approach to Species Conservation?

  • September 30, 2010
    One-dimensional Window on Superconductivity, Magnetism

  • September 30, 2010
    New Study Finds Groups Demonstrate Distinctive 'Collective Intelligence' When Facing Difficult Tasks

  • September 30, 2010
    Fossilized Giant Penguin Reveals Unusual Colors, Sheds Light on Bird Evolution

  • September 30, 2010
    Fossilized Giant Penguin Feathers Reveal Color, Feather Structure of Ancient Birds

  • September 30, 2010
    Dinosaurs Significantly Taller Than Previously Thought, MU Researcher Finds

  • September 30, 2010
    Catalyst Sandwich

  • September 29, 2010
    Slicing Proteins with Occam's Razor

  • September 29, 2010
    Researchers Find First Genetic Evidence for Loss of Teeth in the Common Ancestor of Baleen Whales

  • September 29, 2010
    Purifying Proteins: Rensselaer Researchers Use NMR to Improve Drug Development

  • September 29, 2010
    Physicists Break Color Barrier for Sending, Receiving Photons

  • September 29, 2010
    Newly Discovered Planet May be First Truly Habitable Exoplanet

  • September 29, 2010
    Genome Inversion Gives Plant a New Lifestyle

  • September 28, 2010
    Model Aims to Reduce Disaster Toll on City's Social, Economic Fabric

  • September 28, 2010
    Less Than Half of Essential Workers Willing to Report to Work During a Serious Pandemic

  • September 28, 2010
    Individual Mutations Are Very Slow to Promote Tumor Growth

  • September 28, 2010
    'Firefly' Stem Cells May Repair Damaged Hearts

  • September 27, 2010
    Tile Drainage Directly Related to Nitrate Loss

  • September 27, 2010
    Semiconductor Could Turn Heat Into Computing Power

  • September 27, 2010
    Semiconductor Could Turn Heat Into Computing Power

  • September 27, 2010
    Let Your Fingers Do the Driving

  • September 27, 2010
    Insecticides From Genetically Modified Corn Present in Adjacent Streams

  • September 27, 2010
    A Shot to the Heart: Nanoneedle Delivers Quantum Dots to Cell Nucleus

  • September 26, 2010
    Researchers Convert Quantum Signals to Telecom Wavelengths, Increase Memory Times

  • September 23, 2010
    Taking a New Look at Old Digs: Trampling Animals May Alter Stone Age Sites

  • September 23, 2010
    Robotic Arm's Big Flaw: Patients Say It's 'Too Easy'

  • September 23, 2010
    Researchers Generate Compelling Computational Results On TACC's Longhorn Visualization Cluster

  • September 23, 2010
    Researchers Discover Less Expensive Low-temperature Catalyst for Hydrogen Purification

  • September 23, 2010
    Nonstick Coating of a Protein Found in Semen Reduces HIV Infection

  • September 23, 2010
    NIH, NSF & EDA Partner to Recognize Six Projects in Competition to Reward American Innovation

  • September 23, 2010
    More Predators Doesn't Equal More Danger for Urban Bird Nest

  • September 23, 2010
    High Pressure Experiments Reproduce Mineral Structures 1,800 Miles Deep

  • September 23, 2010
    Genetic Clues to Evolution of Jaws in Vertebrates Unearthed by CU-led Team

  • September 23, 2010
    Caltech Researchers Design a New Nanomesh Material

  • September 22, 2010
    Video Simulations of Real Earthquakes Made Available to Worldwide Network

  • September 22, 2010
    Amazing Horned Dinosaurs Unearthed on 'Lost Continent'

  • September 21, 2010
    The Achilles' Heel of Tendons

  • September 21, 2010
    Psychologist Shows Why We 'Choke' Under Pressure--and How to Avoid It

  • September 21, 2010
    New Research Improves Ability to Detect Malware in Cloud-computing Systems

  • September 21, 2010
    New Research Improves Ability To Detect Malware in Cloud-Computing Systems

  • September 21, 2010
    New MSU Research Sheds Light on How We Become Altruistic

  • September 21, 2010
    Mixed-use Neighborhoods Reduce Some Violent Crimes, Study Says

  • September 21, 2010
    Grasping the Tree of Life: There is an App for That, Too

  • September 20, 2010
    USC Lab Releases Smartphone App That Measures Particulate Air Pollution

  • September 20, 2010
    Purdue Researcher Cracks Open Secret of Oysters' Ability to Stick Together

  • September 20, 2010
    New App for Genes on Earth is Tool for Scientists and Entertaining for All

  • September 20, 2010
    NASA Study Shows Desert Dust Cuts Colorado River Flow

  • September 20, 2010
    Nanocatalyst Is a Gas

  • September 20, 2010
    For Neurons to Work as a Team, It Helps to Have a Beat

  • September 17, 2010
    Study Finds Possible 'Persistence' Switch for Tuberculosis

  • September 17, 2010
    Analysis of the Chocolate Genome Could Lead to Improved Crops and Products

  • September 16, 2010
    UCSB, Texas A&M Scientists Document Fate of Deep Hydrocarbon Plumes in Gulf Oil Spill

  • September 16, 2010
    UCI Scientists Decode Genomes of Sexually Precocious Fruit Flies

  • September 16, 2010
    Scientific Understanding of T. Rex Revised by a Decade of New Research and Discovery

  • September 16, 2010
    3-D Computer Simulations Help Envision Supernovae Explosions

  • September 16, 2010
    'Archeologists of the Air' Isolate Pristine Aerosol Particles in the Amazon

  • September 15, 2010
    Glaciers Help High-latitude Mountains Grow Taller

  • September 15, 2010
    Glaciers Boost Mountain Growth in Andes

  • September 15, 2010
    Electron Switch Between Molecules Points Way to New High-powered Organic Batteries

  • September 14, 2010
    Putting a Spin on Light and Atoms

  • September 14, 2010
    Adapting to Darkness: How Behavioral and Genetic Changes Helped Cavefish Survive Extreme Environment

  • September 13, 2010
    Would a Molecular Horse Trot, Pace or Glide Across a Surface?

  • September 13, 2010
    MIT Researchers Develop a Way to Funnel Solar Energy

  • September 13, 2010
    Male Maturity Shaped by Early Nutrition

  • September 12, 2010
    New Artificial Skin Could Make Prosthetic Limbs and Robots More Sensitive

  • September 12, 2010
    Engineers Make Artificial Skin Out of Nanowires

  • September 10, 2010
    Carnegie Mellon Researchers Develop Method to Help Computer Vision Systems Decipher Outdoor Scenes

  • September 9, 2010
    OU Study on Genetics in Fruit Flies Leads to New Method for Understanding Brain Function

  • September 8, 2010
    Study Identifies Critical 'Traffic Engineer' of the Nervous System

  • September 8, 2010
    Study Adds New Clue to How Last Ice Age Ended

  • September 8, 2010
    Forcing Mismatched Elements Together Could Yield Better Solar Cells

  • September 8, 2010
    Education More Important Than Knowledge in Stopping Spread of HIV in Africa

  • September 8, 2010
    Brown-led Research Divines Structure for Class of Proteins

  • September 7, 2010
    The Brain Speaks

  • September 6, 2010
    Caltech Scientists Create New Process to 'Program' Cancer Cell Death

  • September 5, 2010
    Fears of a Decline in Bee Pollination Confirmed

  • September 5, 2010
    'Slow Light' on a Chip Holds Promise for Optical Communications

  • September 3, 2010
    Research Shows Continued Decline of Oregon's Largest Glacier

  • September 3, 2010
    Magnetism's Subatomic Roots

  • September 2, 2010
    UCLA Chemists, Engineers Achieve World Record With High-speed Graphene Transistors

  • September 2, 2010
    Melding Wi-Fi With Digital TV 'White Space'

  • September 2, 2010
    Edible Nanostructures

  • September 2, 2010
    Death of the 'Doughnut'

  • September 1, 2010
    Study Finds Commercial Organic Farms Have Better Fruit and Soil, Lower Environmental Impact

  • September 1, 2010
    Researchers Create New Class of Piezoelectric Logic Devices Using Zinc Oxide Nanowires

  • September 1, 2010
    New Research Finds Evidence of Charitable Behavior in Bacteria

  • September 1, 2010
    Mimicking Fish and Tailoring Radar to Warn of Bridge Peril

  • September 1, 2010
    Economic Theory Suggests Symbiosis is Driven by Simple Self-interest, Not Rewards or Punishment

  • September 1, 2010
    Capacity for Exercise Can Be Inherited, UC-Riverside Biologists Find

  • September 1, 2010
    Caltech Mineral Physicists Find New Scenery at Earth's Core-mantle Boundary

  • August 31, 2010
    Study: The Bright Red of Cardinals Means Less in Urban Areas

  • August 31, 2010
    Silicon Oxide Circuits Break Barrier

  • August 31, 2010
    New Pump Created for Microneedle Drug-delivery Patch

  • August 31, 2010
    Listen Up! U-M Experiment Records Ultrafast Chemical Reaction With Vibrational Echoes

  • August 31, 2010
    First Clear Evidence of Feasting in Early Humans

  • August 30, 2010
    Workers Rate Safety Most Important Workplace Issue in New Labor Day Study

  • August 30, 2010
    Strange Predatory Dinosaur From Europe's Late Cretaceous Discovered

  • August 29, 2010
    Location Determines Social Network Influence, CCNY-led Team Finds

  • August 27, 2010
    Major Moral Decisions Use General-purpose Brain Circuits to Manage Uncertainty

  • August 26, 2010
    Prediction of Intrinsic Magnetism at Silicon Surfaces Could Lead to Single-spin Magnetoelectronics

  • August 26, 2010
    New View of Tectonic Plates

  • August 26, 2010
    Distant Star's Sound Waves Reveal Cycle Similar to the Sun's

  • August 25, 2010
    Sunlight Exposes Divorcees When Asteroids Split Up

  • August 25, 2010
    Scientists Say Natural Selection Alone Can Explain Eusociality

  • August 25, 2010
    Rutgers Researchers Find a 'Great Fizz' of Carbon Dioxide at the End of the Last Ice Age

  • August 25, 2010
    Plant Scientists Move Closer to Making Any Crop Drought-tolerant

  • August 25, 2010
    North American Continent is a Layer Cake, Scientists Discover

  • August 25, 2010
    Microneedle, Quantum Dot Study Opens Door to New Clinical Cancer Tools

  • August 25, 2010
    Evolution Writ Small

  • August 24, 2010
    Study Shows Carnivore Species Shrank During Global Warming Event

  • August 24, 2010
    See Amazing New Sun Images From NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory

  • August 24, 2010
    Secrets of the Gecko Foot Help Robot Climb

  • August 24, 2010
    New Study Shows How Tortoises, Alligators Thrived in High Arctic Some 50 Million Years Ago

  • August 24, 2010
    'Spintronics' Breakthrough Holds Promise for Next-generation Computers

  • August 23, 2010
    What the Locals Ate 10,000 Years Ago

  • August 23, 2010
    Sensor Important to Understanding Root, Seedling Development

  • August 23, 2010
    Researchers Gain Focus on a Bug With Bifocals

  • August 23, 2010
    Princeton Builds Research Ties With Historically Black Universities

  • August 23, 2010
    Plants Give Up Some Deep Secrets of Drought Resistance

  • August 23, 2010
    Math From the Heart: Simulating Stent Design and Coating

  • August 22, 2010
    Ancient Microbes Responsible for Breathing Life Into Ocean 'Deserts'

  • August 20, 2010
    Researchers Advance Understanding of Enzyme That Regulates DNA

  • August 20, 2010
    Big Quakes More Frequent Than Thought on San Andreas Fault

  • August 19, 2010
    WHOI Scientists Map and Confirm Origin of Large, Underwater Hydrocarbon Plume in Gulf

  • August 19, 2010
    Slowing Urban Sprawl, Adding Forests Curb Floods and Help Rivers

  • August 19, 2010
    Sea Education Association Finds Widespread Floating Plastic Debris in the Western North Atlantic Ocean

  • August 19, 2010
    Rice Sociologist Finds Male Scientists Regret Parenthood Decisions More Than Female Counterparts

  • August 19, 2010
    Ho-hum to High Performance: Researchers 'Stretch' a Lackluster Material Into a Possible Electronics Revolution

  • August 18, 2010
    Not One, but Two Great Earthquakes Caused 2009 Samoa-Tonga Tsunami Disaster

  • August 18, 2010
    New Computer Model Advances Climate Change Research

  • August 18, 2010
    Ancient 'Terror Bird' Used Powerful Beak to Jab Like an Agile Boxer

  • August 18, 2010
    A Seismic Triple Whammy

  • August 17, 2010
    Possible Discovery of Earliest Animal Life Pushes Back Fossil Record

  • August 17, 2010
    Passing in the Night: Examining Work Schedules, Gender and Marital Quality

  • August 17, 2010
    Evolution May Have Pushed Humans Toward Greater Risk for Type 1 Diabetes, Stanford Study Shows

  • August 17, 2010
    Brain Gene Expression Changes When Honey Bees Go the Distance

  • August 16, 2010
    Survey Shows Many are Still Clueless on How to Save Energy

  • August 16, 2010
    Resolving the Paradox of the Antarctic Sea Ice

  • August 16, 2010
    Drugs Encased in Nanoparticles Travel to Tumors on the Surface of Immune-system Cells

  • August 13, 2010
    The Nano World of Shrinky Dinks

  • August 13, 2010
    Cow Vaccines Go Vroom

  • August 12, 2010
    Wireless Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems in Cars May Compromise Privacy, Pose Security Threat

  • August 12, 2010
    Surf Your Way to a Deep Ocean Research Expedition

  • August 12, 2010
    Extended Solar Minimum Linked to Changes in Sun's Conveyor Belt

  • August 12, 2010
    Einstein@Home 'Citizen Scientists' Discover a New Pulsar in Arecibo Telescope Data

  • August 11, 2010
    Dark-matter Search Plunges Physicists to New Depths

  • August 10, 2010
    New Paper Offers Breakthrough on Blinking Molecules Phenomenon

  • August 10, 2010
    Innovation Could Bring Super-accurate Sensors, Crime Forensics

  • August 10, 2010
    Dogs' Physical Traits Controlled by Small Number of Genetic Regions, Stanford Researcher Finds

  • August 10, 2010
    Distracted Drivers Benefit From In-car Driving Coach

  • August 10, 2010
    Distinguishing 'Senior Moments' From Alzheimer's

  • August 9, 2010
    Study Shows that Hitchhiking Bacteria Can Go Against the Flow

  • August 9, 2010
    Study of Electron Orbits in Multilayer Graphene Finds Unexpected Energy Gaps

  • August 9, 2010
    Researchers Successfully Test New Alternative to Traditional Semiconductors

  • August 9, 2010
    Popping Cells Surprise Living Circuits Creators

  • August 9, 2010
    Forest Fires Help Power the Nitrogen Cycle

  • August 6, 2010
    Researchers Find Clues to Gut Immunity Evolution, Reveal Similarities Between Fish/Humans

  • August 6, 2010
    MIT Physicists Use Offshoot of String Theory to Describe Puzzling Behavior of Superconductors

  • August 6, 2010
    Greenland Glacier Calves Island Four Times the Size of Manhattan

  • August 5, 2010
    UT Professor Uncovers Clues into How Viruses Jump from Hosts

  • August 5, 2010
    Robot Climbs Walls

  • August 5, 2010
    Indonesian Ice Field May be Gone in a Few Years, Core May Contain Secrets of Pacific El Niño Events

  • August 5, 2010
    Frogs Evolution Tracks Rise of Himalayas and Rearrangement of Southeast Asia

  • August 5, 2010
    BU Scientists Release Alarming Data on Regional Bat Populations

  • August 5, 2010
    Bats Facing Regional Extinction From Rapidly Spreading Disease

  • August 5, 2010
    Apathetic Aphids With Attitude Become Easier Prey for Ladybugs

  • August 4, 2010
    Quantum Networks Advance With Entanglement of Photons, Solid-state Qubits

  • August 4, 2010
    NSF Funds Innovative Approach to Biomimetic Nanofiber Bone Regeneration

  • August 4, 2010
    New Findings Promising for 'Transformation Optics,' Cloaking

  • August 4, 2010
    Mammal-like Crocodile Fossil Found in East Africa, Scientists Report

  • August 4, 2010
    Improving Armor, Helmets and Diagnosis

  • August 4, 2010
    First Nearshore Survey of Antarctic Krill Reveals High-density, Stable Population in Shallow Waters

  • August 4, 2010
    Computer Games Offer Potential Path to a Cure

  • August 4, 2010
    Caltech Biologists Discover MicroRNAs That Control Function of Blood Stem Cells

  • August 4, 2010
    Ancient Hawaiian Glaciers Reveal Clues to Global Climate Impacts

  • August 4, 2010
    A Breakthrough in Adaptive Optics

  • August 3, 2010
    Texas A&M Spring Graduate Contributes to Mental Retardation Research Published in Nature

  • August 3, 2010
    Study Finds Permafrost Warming, Monitoring Improving

  • August 3, 2010
    Carnivorous Mice Spread Deadly Plague in Prairie Dog Towns, Stanford Study Finds

  • August 2, 2010
    What the Doctor Prescribes: Customized Medical-image Databases

  • August 2, 2010
    Uncovering Life's Beginnings

  • August 2, 2010
    UH Salt Marsh Expert Studies Damage to Gulf Coast

  • August 2, 2010
    People Reject Popular Opinions if They Already Hold Opposing Views, Study Finds

  • August 2, 2010
    OSU Scientists Simulate Wave Conditions to Determine Value of Wetland Vegetation

  • August 2, 2010
    MIT Researchers Show Silicon Can Be Made to Melt in Reverse

  • August 2, 2010
    Ice-free Ocean May Not Absorb CO2, a Component in Global Warming

  • August 2, 2010
    Ice-core Drilling Effort Involving CU-Boulder to Help Assess Abrupt Climate Change Risks

  • August 2, 2010
    Eruptive Characteristics of Oregon's Mount Hood Analyzed

  • August 2, 2010
    15,000 Beams of Light

  • August 1, 2010
    Mechanical Regulation of Cell Substrates Effects Stem Cell Development, Adhesion

  • July 29, 2010
    University of Nevada, Reno Tests Cutting-edge Technology for Underwater Mapping at Tahoe Basin

  • July 29, 2010
    Study Finds Diet and Alcohol Alter Epigenetics of Breast Cancer

  • July 29, 2010
    Small Increases in Vaccine Cost Can Cause Large Gaps in Protection

  • July 29, 2010
    Behind the Secrets of Silk Lie High-tech Opportunities

  • July 29, 2010
    'White Graphene' to the Rescue

  • July 28, 2010
    Quantum Fractals at the Border of Magnetism

  • July 28, 2010
    Polymer Passage Takes Time

  • July 28, 2010
    People Confront Prejudice Only When They Believe Others' Personalities Can Change

  • July 28, 2010
    Nanomaterials Poised for Big Impact in Construction

  • July 28, 2010
    Most Panda Habitat is Outside Nature Reserves According to Joint MSU-Chinese Research

  • July 28, 2010
    Hormonal Birth Control Alters Scent Communication in Primates

  • July 28, 2010
    Geoscientists and Engineers Help Haiti Prepare for the Next Big Earthquake

  • July 28, 2010
    Brown Dwarf Found Orbiting a Young Sun-like Star

  • July 28, 2010
    Best Hope for Saving Arctic Sea Ice is Cutting Soot Emissions, Says Stanford Researcher

  • July 28, 2010
    Ancient DNA Identifies Donkey Ancestors, People Who Domesticated Them

  • July 27, 2010
    Study Finds Black Carbon Implicated in Global Warming

  • July 27, 2010
    Multifunctional Nanoparticle Enables New Type of Biological Imaging

  • July 27, 2010
    In the 'Neck' of Time: Scientists Unravel Another Key Evolutionary Trait

  • July 27, 2010
    Humble Protein, Nanoparticles Tag-team to Kill Cancer Cells

  • July 26, 2010
    Shade-coffee Farms Support Native Bees That Maintain Genetic Diversity in Tropical Forests

  • July 26, 2010
    Rutgers Study Finds Male Modesty a Turn Off for Women (and Men)

  • July 26, 2010
    Negative Stereotypes Shown to Affect Learning, Not Just Performance

  • July 26, 2010
    Fermilab Experiments Narrow Allowed Mass Range For Higgs Boson

  • July 26, 2010
    Converging Weather Patterns Caused Last Winter's Huge Snows

  • July 23, 2010
    Now You See It, Now You Don't

  • July 23, 2010
    Gut Movements in Caterpillars Inspire Soft-body Robot Design

  • July 23, 2010
    Getting Young Scientists into the Science Teacher Pipeline

  • July 22, 2010
    Unique Means of Animal Locomotion Reported for First Time

  • July 22, 2010
    Stanford Releases Open-source Camera Software

  • July 22, 2010
    Scientists Discover How Deadly Fungal Microbes Enter Host Cells

  • July 22, 2010
    Data Mining Made Faster

  • July 21, 2010
    Some Like it Hot: How to Heat a 'Nano Bathtub' the JILA Way

  • July 21, 2010
    Research Links Recreational Pool Disinfectants to Health Problems

  • July 21, 2010
    Radio Astronomers Develop New Technique for Studying Dark Energy

  • July 21, 2010
    Penn Collaboration Leads to Simpler Method for Building Varieties of Nanocrystal Superlattices

  • July 21, 2010
    Nanotech Coatings Produce 20 Times More Electricity From Sewage

  • July 21, 2010
    Mountain Marmots Made Bigger by Climate Change, Says New Study

  • July 21, 2010
    Children Gain From Cross-Platform Learning

  • July 20, 2010
    Schools Safer, Discipline Worse

  • July 20, 2010
    Replacing Hydrogen in Fluorescent Dyes Improves Detection Ability, Stability and Shelf Life

  • July 20, 2010
    Rapid Growth in Adolescence Leads to Fewer Offspring, UC-Riverside Biologists Find

  • July 20, 2010
    MSU Sea Lamprey Research Sheds Light on How Stress Hormones Evolved

  • July 20, 2010
    Combined Technologies Offer Promise for Detecting Colon Cancer in Women

  • July 20, 2010
    By 'Putting a Ring on It,' Microparticles Can Be Captured

  • July 19, 2010
    Frog Killer Caught in the Act

  • July 19, 2010
    Foreign Accents Make Speakers Seem Less Truthful to Listeners

  • July 19, 2010
    DNA Barcoding Reveals Five Undiscovered Frog Species Among 30 Wiped Out by Fungal Epidemic in Panama

  • July 19, 2010
    Advance Made Toward Communication, Computing at 'Terahertz' Speeds

  • July 16, 2010
    Scientists Identify Nature's Insect Repellents

  • July 16, 2010
    Astronomers Discover an Unusual Cosmic Lens

  • July 15, 2010
    WPI Research Shows How Cranberry Juice Fights Bacteria at the Molecular Level

  • July 15, 2010
    Tiny Marine Microbes Exert Influence on Global Climate

  • July 15, 2010
    Stanford Scientists Develop New Way to Grow Adult Stem Cells in Culture

  • July 15, 2010
    Nanotubes Pass Acid Test

  • July 14, 2010
    Princeton Scientists Find Unusual Electrons That Go With the Flow

  • July 14, 2010
    Key Advance in Understanding 'Pseudogap' Phase in High-Tc Superconductors

  • July 14, 2010
    Fossil Find Puts a Face on Early Primates

  • July 14, 2010
    Footloose Glaciers Crack Up

  • July 14, 2010
    Correcting a Trick of the Light Brings Molecules Into View

  • July 14, 2010
    'Broken Symmetry' Discovery in High-temperature Superconductors Opens New Research Path

  • July 13, 2010
    Sea Levels Rising in Parts of Indian Ocean, According to New Study

  • July 12, 2010
    New Research Can Spot Cloud Computing Problems Before They Start

  • July 12, 2010
    MIT Researchers Create Fibers That Can Detect and Produce Sound

  • July 12, 2010
    Making the Invisible Visible: Verbal--not Visual--Cues Enhance Visual Detection, Says Penn Researcher

  • July 12, 2010
    For Speediest Athletes, It's All in the Center of Gravity

  • July 12, 2010
    Engineering Could Give Reconstructive Surgery a Facelift

  • July 12, 2010
    A New Spin on Drug Delivery

  • July 9, 2010
    The North Pacific, a Global Backup Generator for Past Climate Change

  • July 9, 2010
    Scientists Describe Two New Species of Fish From Area Engulfed by Oil Spill

  • July 8, 2010
    Heat Waves Could be Commonplace in the U.S. by 2039, Stanford Study Finds

  • July 8, 2010
    Geoscientists Find Clues to Why First Sumatran Earthquake Was Deadlier Than Second

  • July 8, 2010
    Electronic Health Records Prime Clinicians to Provide Progressive Care to Older Adults

  • July 8, 2010
    Alternative Evolution: Why Change Your Own Genes When You Can Borrow Someone Else's?

  • July 7, 2010
    Pinpoint Precision: Delivering a Biochemical Payload to One Cell

  • July 7, 2010
    Fouls Go Left: Soccer Referees May Be Biased Based on Play's Direction of Motion

  • July 7, 2010
    First Research Trip Across Western Amazon Yields Surprising Results

  • July 6, 2010
    With Magnetic Nanoparticles, Scientists Remotely Control Neurons and Animal Behavior

  • July 6, 2010
    Scientists Design New Delivery Device for Gene Therapy

  • July 6, 2010
    Rice Program Takes on Protein Puzzle

  • July 6, 2010
    New Biofuels Processing Method for Mobile Facilities

  • July 6, 2010
    Joseph Stalin's Rise to Power: Facts More Intriguing Than Fiction

  • July 6, 2010
    JILA Team Finds New Parallel Between Cold Gases and 'Hot' Superconductors

  • July 6, 2010
    A New Balance for the Global Carbon Balance

  • July 2, 2010
    WSU Researchers Use Super-high Pressures to Create Super Battery

  • July 2, 2010
    Sustainability: Will We Recognize It When We See It?

  • July 1, 2010
    Transformation Optics Make a U-turn for the Better

  • July 1, 2010
    Tibetan Adaptation to High Altitude Occurred in Less Than 3,000 Years

  • July 1, 2010
    Thermal-powered, Insect-like Robot Crawls into Microrobot Contenders' Ring

  • July 1, 2010
    Histone H1 Regulates Gene Activity Throughout the Cell Cycle

  • July 1, 2010
    Dogs May Help Collar Chagas Disease

  • June 30, 2010
    UM Scientists Advance Quantum Computing and Energy Conversion Tech

  • June 30, 2010
    Scientists Find Direct Line From Development to Growth

  • June 30, 2010
    Dartmouth Researchers Contribute to Solving a Quantum Puzzle

  • June 29, 2010
    Scientist Goes Mad for Philanthropy and Teaching

  • June 29, 2010
    Potential Industrial and Agricultural Uses of Echinacea Trump Health Claims

  • June 29, 2010
    Molecules Typically Found in Blue Jean and Ink Dyes May Lead to More Efficient Solar Cells

  • June 29, 2010
    Key Component Identified That Helps Plants Go Green

  • June 29, 2010
    Arctic Climate May be More Sensitive to Warming Than Thought, Says New Study

  • June 28, 2010
    New Study Challenges Long-Held Assumption about Competition in Disturbed Ecosystems

  • June 28, 2010
    Alzheimer's Imaging Study Identifies Changes in Brain's White Matter

  • June 25, 2010
    Biodiversity's Holy Grail is in the Soil

  • June 24, 2010
    Tropical Biodiversity is About the Neighbors

  • June 24, 2010
    Tiny Clays Curb Big Earthquakes

  • June 24, 2010
    Testing the Best-yet Theory of Nature

  • June 24, 2010
    Industry Fishing for Profits, Not Predators

  • June 24, 2010
    Do Bosons Ever Masquerade as Fermions?

  • June 24, 2010
    Climate Change Complicates Plant Diseases of the Future

  • June 24, 2010
    Arctic Freshwater Cycle is Intensifying Consistent With Climate Warming

  • June 23, 2010
    Timely Technology Sees Tiny Transitions

  • June 23, 2010
    Researchers Discover Source of Essential Nutrients for Mid-ocean Algae

  • June 23, 2010
    Enterprise PCs Work While They Sleep--Saving Energy and Money--With New Software

  • June 23, 2010
    Could Clothing Teach Babies With Brain Injury How to Move?

  • June 21, 2010
    Scientists Announce Discovery of 3.6 Million-year-old Relative of 'Lucy'

  • June 21, 2010
    Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Develop New Method for Mass-producing Graphene

  • June 21, 2010
    No Longer Anchored, Antarctic Ice Stream Surges to Sea

  • June 21, 2010
    Gender-bending Fish Problem in Colorado Creek Mitigated by Treatment Plant Upgrade

  • June 21, 2010
    Discovery of Subatomic Particles Could Answer Deep Questions in Geology

  • June 21, 2010
    Chimpanzee Gangs Kill for Land, New Study Shows

  • June 21, 2010
    American Team of Scientists Help Protect Guatemala's Lake Atitlan

  • June 18, 2010
    Using Carbon Nanotubes in Lithium Batteries Can Dramatically Improve Energy Capacity

  • June 17, 2010
    WHOI Scientist Takes Comprehensive Look at Human Impacts on Ocean Chemistry

  • June 17, 2010
    University of Minnesota Researchers Clear Major Hurdle in Road to High-efficiency Solar Cells

  • June 17, 2010
    Physicists Get an Up-close Look at Synthetic Quantum Materials

  • June 17, 2010
    Carbon Dioxide is the Missing Link to Past Global Climate Changes

  • June 16, 2010
    Using Science to Identify True Soccer Stars

  • June 16, 2010
    Researchers Develop Ultra-simple Method for Creating Nanoscale Gold Coatings

  • June 16, 2010
    MIT Astronomer Leads the First Team to Study a Kuiper Belt Object During a Stellar Occultation

  • June 16, 2010
    Flower Power Makes Tropics Cooler, Wetter

  • June 16, 2010
    Dinosaur-chewing Mammals Leave Behind Oldest Known Tooth Marks

  • June 16, 2010
    A 110-foot Concrete Bridge Withstands 8.0 Earthquake Simulation

  • June 15, 2010
    Crayfish Brain May Offer Rare Insight Into Human Decision-making

  • June 14, 2010
    Study Shows Adding UV Light Helps Form 'Missing G' of RNA Building Blocks

  • June 14, 2010
    Reinventing The Wheel--Naturally

  • June 14, 2010
    New Study Documents Use of Hormone Progesterone in Simple Microscopic Aquatic Animals

  • June 14, 2010
    Aircraft Cause Precipitation, Hole-punch Clouds

  • June 11, 2010
    Pala Learning Center Youth Visit Old Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument Via HPWREN LIVE

  • June 10, 2010
    Zooming in on an Infant Solar System

  • June 10, 2010
    Suspended Animation Protects Against Lethal Hypothermia, Study Shows

  • June 10, 2010
    Stretching Single Molecules Allows Precision Studies of Interacting Electrons

  • June 10, 2010
    Scientists Strive to Replace Silicon With Graphene on Nanocircuitry

  • June 10, 2010
    Large Majority of Americans Still Believe in Global Warming, Stanford Poll Finds

  • June 10, 2010
    Fern's Evolution Gives Arsenic Tolerance That May Clean Toxic Land

  • June 10, 2010
    Changing Chesapeake Bay Acidity Impacting Oyster Shell Growth

  • June 9, 2010
    Solution to Beading-saliva Mystery Has Practical Purposes

  • June 9, 2010
    Discovery in 'Pop' Science Reveals the Elegant, Complex Way Bubbles Burst

  • June 9, 2010
    Crocodile and Hippopotamus Served as 'Brain Food' For Early Human Ancestors

  • June 8, 2010
    Some Like It Hot: Site of Human Evolution was Scorching

  • June 8, 2010
    Arsenic Hyperaccumulating Ferns: How Do They Survive?

  • June 7, 2010
    New Method Manipulates Particles for Sensors, Crime Scene Testing

  • June 7, 2010
    East African Human Ancestors Lived in Hot Environments, Says Caltech-led Team

  • June 7, 2010
    Amount of Dust, Pollen Matters for Precipitation in Clouds, Climate Change, Colorado State University Atmospheric Scientists Reveal

  • June 4, 2010
    Gulf Oil Spill Could Widen, Worsen 'Dead Zone'

  • June 3, 2010
    The Biomechanics of Information

  • June 3, 2010
    Flow in Earth's Mantle Moves Mountains

  • June 3, 2010
    Biosensors Reveal How Single Bacterium Gets the Message to Split Into a Swimming and a Stay-put Cell

  • June 2, 2010
    UCLA Stem Cell Researchers Uncover Previously Unknown Patterns in DNA Methylation

  • June 2, 2010
    Sociological Study Reflects High Financial Malfeasance Rates in Largest U.S. Corporations

  • June 2, 2010
    Physicists Reveal How to Cope With Frustration

  • June 2, 2010
    New Culture Dish Could Advance Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

  • June 2, 2010
    Arctic Ice at Low Point Compared to Recent Geologic History

  • June 2, 2010
    Age Gap Really Does Matter

  • June 2, 2010
    Nature Cover Study Provides New Standards for Reliable Fisheries

  • June 1, 2010
    Squirrels Show Softer Side by Adopting Orphans, Study Finds

  • June 1, 2010
    New Gecko Species Identified in West African Rain Forests

  • June 1, 2010
    Nanosponge Drug Delivery System More Effective Than Direct Injection

  • May 31, 2010
    Sugary Band-aid May Help Heal Postoperative Tissue

  • May 31, 2010
    Scientists Decipher Structure of Nature's 'Light Switch'

  • May 31, 2010
    Powerful Genome Barcoding System Reveals Large-scale Variation in Human DNA

  • May 28, 2010
    Zeroing In On Quantum Effects

  • May 28, 2010
    UCLA Biologists Report How Whales Have Changed Over 35 Million Years

  • May 28, 2010
    Rutgers Cell Biologist Pinpoints How RNA Viruses Copy Themselves

  • May 28, 2010
    A New Approach to Finding and Removing Defects in Graphene

  • May 27, 2010
    The Star of Africa's Savanna Ecosystems May Be the Lowly Termite

  • May 27, 2010
    The Great Pond Experiment

  • May 27, 2010
    Shape Matters: The Corkscrew Twist of H. Pylori Enables It to 'Set Up Shop' In the Stomach

  • May 27, 2010
    Optical Legos: Building Nanoshell Structures

  • May 27, 2010
    Applied Physicists Create Building Blocks For a New Class of Optical Circuits

  • May 26, 2010
    Two New Frog Species Discovered in Panama's Fungal War Zone

  • May 26, 2010
    Study Sheds Light on How Marine Animals Survive Stress

  • May 26, 2010
    Physicists Help Uncover 'Magic' Nature of Tin

  • May 26, 2010
    Lowly Termite, Not the Lion or Elephant, May Be the Star of Africa's Savanna

  • May 26, 2010
    Genetic Data Added to Archaeology and Linguistics to Get Picture of African Population History

  • May 26, 2010
    Astronomers Discover Clue to Origin of Milky Way Gas Clouds

  • May 26, 2010
    A Dicty Mystery Solved

  • May 25, 2010
    NIST Scientists Gain New 'Core' Understanding of Nanoparticles

  • May 25, 2010
    New Study First to Directly Measure Body Temperatures of Extinct Species

  • May 25, 2010
    Inspired by a Cotton Candy Machine, Engineers Put a New Spin on Creating Tiny Nanofibers

  • May 25, 2010
    20th Century One of Driest in Nine Centuries for Northwest Africa

  • May 24, 2010
    Odds Are One in Three That a Huge Quake Will Hit Northwest in Next 50 Years

  • May 24, 2010
    New Study Shows How Networks Keep Themselves in Synch

  • May 24, 2010
    Caltech-led Team First to Directly Measure Body Temperatures of Extinct Vertebrates

  • May 21, 2010
    Physicists Describe the Melting of Colloidal Crystal Films

  • May 21, 2010
    OU Researchers Capture Impressive Tornadic Data and Images

  • May 21, 2010
    Lehigh Helps Open First-of-its Kind, Space-age Education/Research Facility at Local Middle School

  • May 20, 2010
    Penn-Led Collaboration Mimics Library of Bio-Membranes for Use In Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery

  • May 20, 2010
    How Laptops Can Enhance Learning in College Classrooms

  • May 19, 2010
    Semiconductor Manufacturing Technique Holds Promise for Solar Energy

  • May 19, 2010
    Possible New Class of Supernovae Puts Calcium in Your Bones

  • May 19, 2010
    New Microneedle Antimicrobial Techniques May Foster Medical Tech Innovation

  • May 18, 2010
    Unique Eclipsing Binary Star System Discovered by UCSB Astrophysicists

  • May 18, 2010
    Hammerhead Sharks of All Sizes Evolved from Single Large Ancestor

  • May 18, 2010
    Greenland Rapidly Rising as Ice Melt Continues

  • May 17, 2010
    Software Tool Helps Tap Into the Power of Graphics Processing

  • May 17, 2010
    Prehistoric Fish Extinction Paved the Way For Modern Vertebrates

  • May 17, 2010
    Physicists' Findings About Helium Could Lead to More Accurate Temperature

  • May 17, 2010
    New Research Links Decline of Endangered California Delta Smelt to Nutrient Pollution

  • May 17, 2010
    Kudzu is Major Factor in Surface Ozone Pollution

  • May 17, 2010
    Kids Understand the Relationship Between Humans and Other Animals

  • May 17, 2010
    Fish Facing Reflections Become Feisty But Fearful

  • May 17, 2010
    Extinct Giant Shark Nursery Discovered in Panama

  • May 17, 2010
    Bacterial Growths May Offer Clues About Earth's Distant Past

  • May 17, 2010
    20th-century Warming in Lake Tanganyika is Unprecedented

  • May 16, 2010
    Brown Geologists Show Unprecedented Warming in Lake Tanganyika

  • May 14, 2010
    Baby Corals Dance Their Way Home

  • May 14, 2010
    'Votes' of Sub-cellular Variables Control Cell Fate

  • May 13, 2010
    Using Mathematics to Untangle Facebook, Decode Congress

  • May 13, 2010
    Tissue Engineers Create a New Way to Assemble Artificial Tissues

  • May 13, 2010
    Study Documents Widespread Extinction of Lizard Populations Due to Climate Change

  • May 13, 2010
    Silver Tells a Volatile Story of Earth's Origin

  • May 13, 2010
    Advanced Geographical Models Bring New Perspective to Study of Archaeology

  • May 12, 2010
    University of Pennsylvania Mathematicians Solve 140-year-old Boltzmann Equation

  • May 12, 2010
    Spiders at the Nanoscale: Molecules That Behave Like Robots

  • May 12, 2010
    Size Matters: Eavesdropping on Sexual Signals

  • May 11, 2010
    Folate Helps Repair Damage Linked to Aging and Disease

  • May 10, 2010
    Researchers Offer First Proof That Chemicals From Seaweeds Damage Coral on Contact

  • May 10, 2010
    Quantum Mechanics Reveals New Details of Deep Earth

  • May 10, 2010
    Paper Offers New Insights Into the Genomics of Speciation

  • May 10, 2010
    New Insights Into How Deadly Amphibian Disease Spreads and Kills

  • May 10, 2010
    Hot New Material Can Keep Electronics Cool

  • May 10, 2010
    Animals Talk, Sing and Act Like Humans?

  • May 9, 2010
    Dartmouth Scientists Use Caribbean Islands as Natural Laboratories

  • May 7, 2010
    Stem Cells: In Search of a Master Controller

  • May 6, 2010
    Trapping Giant Rydberg Atoms for Faster Quantum Computers

  • May 6, 2010
    Bald Eagle Diet Shift Enhances Conservation

  • May 6, 2010
    Ancient Leaves Help Researchers Understand Future Climate

  • May 5, 2010
    Stream Water Study Detects Thawing Permafrost

  • May 5, 2010
    New York City Security May Be Underfunded

  • May 5, 2010
    New Study Examines Use of Social Media in the Classroom

  • May 5, 2010
    Epidemic This Year? Check The Lake's Shape

  • May 5, 2010
    Aseismic Slip as a Barrier to Earthquake Propagation

  • May 4, 2010
    Researchers Find Future Temperatures Could Exceed Livable Limits

  • May 4, 2010
    Natural Selection For Moderate Testosterone Surprises Scientists

  • May 4, 2010
    Maya Plumbing, First Pressurized Water Feature Found in New World

  • May 4, 2010
    DNA Barcoding Exposes Fake Ferns in International Plant Trade

  • May 3, 2010
    UC Davis Researchers Discover Odorant Receptor in Fruit Fly That Detects Sex Pheromone of Silkworm Moth

  • May 3, 2010
    U.S. Commerce Department, NIH, NSF Announce "i6 Challenge" to Bring Innovative Ideas to Market

  • May 3, 2010
    Scientists Alter Developing Brain to Resemble That of Another Species

  • May 3, 2010
    Enlisting Volunteers Can Boost Confidence in Scientific Research

  • April 30, 2010
    New Research by UCR Physicists Could Help Develop Gamma Ray Lasers and Produce Fusion Power

  • April 30, 2010
    Global Glaciation Snowballed Into Giant Change in Carbon Cycle

  • April 30, 2010
    Berkeley Scientists Discover Inexpensive Metal Catalyst for Generating Hydrogen From Water

  • April 29, 2010
    Tiny Particles May Help Surgeons by Marking Brain Tumors

  • April 29, 2010
    First Case of Animals Making Their Own Carotene

  • April 28, 2010
    Scientists to Track Twisters in World's Largest Tornado Study

  • April 28, 2010
    New Microscopy Technique Reveals Mechanics of Blood Cell Membranes

  • April 28, 2010
    Nanodots Breakthrough May Lead to 'A Library On One Chip'

  • April 28, 2010
    It's Electrifying

  • April 27, 2010
    Peptides May Hold 'Missing Link' to Life

  • April 27, 2010
    Paper Wasps and Honey Bees Share a Genetic Toolkit

  • April 27, 2010
    New Research Offers Security for Virtualization, Cloud Computing

  • April 27, 2010
    At-risk Children Who Can Self-regulate Behavior Have Higher Test Scores Than Their Peers

  • April 26, 2010
    Research in Antarctica Reveals Non-organic Mechanism for Production of Important Greenhouse Gas

  • April 26, 2010
    Race and Empathy Matter on Neural Level

  • April 26, 2010
    Physicists Capture First Images of Atomic Spin

  • April 26, 2010
    Mobile Devices Serve as Own Mice With Optical Sensing Method From Carnegie Mellon

  • April 26, 2010
    Is It Safe to Breathe Yet?

  • April 26, 2010
    Gene Discovery May Lead to New Varieties of Soybean Plants

  • April 26, 2010
    Cellular Mechanical Forces May Initiate Angiogenesis

  • April 26, 2010
    Brain-like Computing on an Organic Molecular Layer

  • April 25, 2010
    WHOI Scientists Find Ancient Asphalt Domes Off California Coast

  • April 25, 2010
    Scientists Crack Code of Critical Bacterial Defense Mechanism

  • April 25, 2010
    How to Move Protons, Improve Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

  • April 22, 2010
    Study Reconstructs Asia's Most Devastating Droughts

  • April 22, 2010
    Crystal Defect Shown to be Key to Making Hollow Nanotubes

  • April 21, 2010
    Topography of Mountains Could Complicate Rates of Global Warming

  • April 21, 2010
    Rattlesnakes Sound Warning on Biodiversity and Habitat Fragmentation

  • April 21, 2010
    Carbon, Nitrogen Link May Provide New Ways to Mitigate Pollution Problems

  • April 21, 2010
    Caltech Researchers Create 'Sound Bullets'

  • April 21, 2010
    Bizarre Matter Could Find Use in Quantum Computers

  • April 20, 2010
    New Solar Concentrator Design

  • April 20, 2010
    Materials Research Advances Reliability Of Faster Smart Sensors

  • April 20, 2010
    Advance Made in Thin-film Solar Cell Technology

  • April 19, 2010
    USF Biologists Link El Niño, Temperature Variability to Amphibian Declines

  • April 19, 2010
    Student Research Team Sequences Genome of Bacterium Discovered in Virginia Tech Garden

  • April 19, 2010
    Lionfish Invasion Continuing to Expand

  • April 19, 2010
    Food vs. Fuel: MSU Scientists Say Growing Grain For Food is More Energy Efficient

  • April 19, 2010
    'Ten Most Wanted' Plants Inspected For Clues to Climate Change

  • April 16, 2010
    Volcanic Ash Research Shows How Plumes End Up in the Jet Stream

  • April 15, 2010
    The New T. Rex: A Leech with an Affinity for Noses

  • April 15, 2010
    Lost Light From the Moon May be Sent Astray by Dusty Reflectors

  • April 15, 2010
    'Missing' Heat May Affect Future Climate Change

  • April 14, 2010
    Structure of Inner-ear Protein is Key to Both Hearing and Inherited Deafness

  • April 14, 2010
    Random, But Not by Chance

  • April 14, 2010
    Classic Maya History is Embedded in Commoners' Homes

  • April 14, 2010
    Cat Brain: A Step Toward the Electronic Equivalent

  • April 13, 2010
    Plant Pathogen Genetically Tailors Attacks to Each Part of Host, Say Stanford Researchers

  • April 13, 2010
    Birds of a Feather Don't Always Respond Together to Infection

  • April 12, 2010
    Ultrasensitive Imaging Method Uses Gold-silver 'Nanocages'

  • April 12, 2010
    Study Shows That Size Affects Structure of Hollow Nanoparticles

  • April 12, 2010
    Sand Fly Barcoding in Panama Reveals Leishmania Strain and Its Potential Control

  • April 12, 2010
    OU Geophysics Group Teams with China on Seismic Projects

  • April 12, 2010
    New Thick-shelled Turtle Species Lived With World's Biggest Snake

  • April 12, 2010
    National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping Comes to Houston

  • April 12, 2010
    Gene Studies Lead to Kissing Cousins

  • April 12, 2010
    Deepest Core Drilled From Antarctic Peninsula; May Contain Glacial Stage Ice

  • April 12, 2010
    Deciphering the Mysteries of an Ancient Seafloor Goliath

  • April 9, 2010
    Deciphering the Mysteries of an Ancient Seafloor Goliath

  • April 9, 2010
    Closing in on a Carbon-based Solar Cell

  • April 8, 2010
    With Support, Graphene Still a Superior Thermal Conductor

  • April 7, 2010
    Traditional Inuit Knowledge Combines With Science to Shape Weather Insights

  • April 7, 2010
    New High-speed Integrated Circuit for World's Biggest Physics Experiment is Fastest of its Kind

  • April 7, 2010
    Brown University Scientists Discover New Principle in Material Science

  • April 7, 2010
    Astronomers Take Close-up Pictures of Mysterious Dark Object

  • April 6, 2010
    New Study Shows Rising Water Temperatures in U.S. Streams and Rivers

  • April 6, 2010
    Dig Looks at Society Just Before Dawn of Urban Civilization in the Middle East

  • April 6, 2010
    Convergent Evolution in Lignin Biosynthesis: Tools for Re-engineering Biomass Composition

  • April 6, 2010
    Cold Atoms and Nanotubes Come Together in an Atomic 'Black Hole'

  • April 5, 2010
    New Software Design Technique Allows Programs to Run Faster

  • April 5, 2010
    A Planet-like Companion Growing up in the Fast Lane

  • April 2, 2010
    Traces of Early Native Americans--in Sunflower Genes

  • April 2, 2010
    MIT Makes Significant Step Toward Lightweight Batteries

  • April 2, 2010
    Ecologists Receive Mixed News From Fossil Record

  • April 1, 2010
    To Be Sustainable, China Must Implement Bold Innovations

  • April 1, 2010
    Not So Fast! Andes Rise Was Gradual, Not Abrupt

  • April 1, 2010
    Nanoscale 'Stealth' Probe Slides Into Cell Walls Seamlessly, Say Stanford Engineers

  • April 1, 2010
    For Dual-income Husbands and Wives, It's Still a Man's World

  • April 1, 2010
    Engineers Turn Noise Into Vision

  • March 31, 2010
    Second Plant Pathway Could Improve Nutrition, Biofuel Production

  • March 31, 2010
    Rx for Health: Engineers Design Pill That Signals It Has Been Swallowed

  • March 30, 2010
    Plastic Electronics Could Slash the Cost of Solar Panels

  • March 30, 2010
    Giggles Give Clues to Hyena's Social Status

  • March 30, 2010
    Ancient Snakes Living in Madagascar

  • March 29, 2010
    Weathercasters Take on Role of Science Educators; Feel Some Uncertainty on Issue of Climate Change

  • March 29, 2010
    Single Gene Dramatically Boosts Yield, Sweetness in Tomato Hybrids, CSHL-Israeli Study Finds

  • March 29, 2010
    Researchers Use Improved Nanogenerators to Power Sensors Based on Zinc Oxide Nanowires

  • March 29, 2010
    Orange Corn Holds Promise for Reducing Blindness, Child Death

  • March 29, 2010
    New Mathematical Model Helps Biologists Understand How Coral Dies in Warming Waters

  • March 29, 2010
    Did Climate Influence Angkor's Collapse?

  • March 29, 2010
    Brown University-led Team Discovers How Bats Avoid Collisions

  • March 26, 2010
    Tectonics: Precision is Hallmark of 20-year Study

  • March 25, 2010
    Talk to Your Babies

  • March 25, 2010
    Revolutionary New Solution for Semiconductor & Nano Materials

  • March 25, 2010
    Pollution From Asia Circles Globe at Stratospheric Heights

  • March 25, 2010
    New Research Indicates Plants Can Grow Quickly or Ward Off Hungry Insects, But Not Both

  • March 25, 2010
    Move Over Predators: Plants Can Control the Food Chain Too--From the Bottom Up

  • March 25, 2010
    Early Child-parent Attachment Affects Behavior, Especially for Boys

  • March 24, 2010
    Searching for Genes Behind a Trait

  • March 24, 2010
    Key Enzyme Discovered to Be Master Regulator in Protein-protein Reactions

  • March 24, 2010
    Emotions Key to Judging Others

  • March 23, 2010
    Women Caught Up In 'Rug Rat Race'

  • March 23, 2010
    Virtual Driving Leads Penn Psychologists to the Cells That Sense Direction in the Brain: Path Cells

  • March 23, 2010
    New Approach to Water Desalination

  • March 23, 2010
    Greenland Ice Sheet Losing Mass on Northwest Coast

  • March 23, 2010
    Donal Manahan Studies Growth of Oysters

  • March 23, 2010
    Could Smell Play a Role in the Origin of New Bird Species?

  • March 23, 2010
    Colonies of Bacteria Fight for Resources With Lethal Protein

  • March 22, 2010
    Twenty-year Study Yields Precise Model of Tectonic-plate Movements

  • March 22, 2010
    Incorporating Biofunctionality Into Nanomaterials for Medical, Health Devices

  • March 22, 2010
    Helium Rain on Jupiter Explains Lack of Neon in Atmosphere

  • March 22, 2010
    Cracking the Plant-Cell Membrane Code

  • March 22, 2010
    Brown University-led Team Explains How Dinosaurs Rose to Prominence

  • March 19, 2010
    Students Discover New Species of Raptor Dinosaur

  • March 19, 2010
    GW Ph.D. Candidate and UCL Grad Student Discover New Species of Raptor Dinosaur

  • March 19, 2010
    Bacteria Divide Like Clockwork

  • March 19, 2010
    A Lab-on-a-chip With Moveable Channels

  • March 18, 2010
    Study Probes Evolution of Fairness and Punishment

  • March 18, 2010
    Songbirds Provide Insight Into Speech Production

  • March 18, 2010
    Science Inquiry Tools Deliver Significant Improvement in Middle-school Students' Skills

  • March 18, 2010
    Research Reveals Frequency and Cost of Copying College Homework

  • March 18, 2010
    China and India: Neighbors Need to Collaborate for Sake of Global Environment

  • March 17, 2010
    University of Arizona Astronomers Discover Most Primitive Super-massive Black Holes Known

  • March 17, 2010
    Dogs Likely Originated in the Middle East, New Genetic Data Indicate

  • March 17, 2010
    A Marine Mr. Mom: Male Pipefish Give Birth, But Some are Deadbeat Dads, Study Shows

  • March 16, 2010
    Study: Grass, Fungus Combination Affects Ecology

  • March 16, 2010
    Simulations Solve a 20-Year-Old Riddle About Why Nebulae Around Massive Stars Don't Disappear

  • March 16, 2010
    Prescribed Burns May Help Reduce U.S. Carbon Footprint

  • March 16, 2010
    Nanotechnology Project Opens at Disney World

  • March 16, 2010
    Catastrophic Flooding May Be More Predictable After Penn Researchers Build a Mini River Delta

  • March 16, 2010
    Caltech and UCSD Scientists Establish Leech as Model for Study of Reproductive Behavior

  • March 16, 2010
    3-D Cell Culture: Making Cells Feel Right at Home

  • March 15, 2010
    Urged on by Urchins: How Sea Lilies Got Their Get-up-and-go

  • March 15, 2010
    U-M Researchers Solve a Molecular Mystery in Muscle

  • March 15, 2010
    Phylogenetic Analysis of Mexican Cave Scorpions Suggests Adaptation to Caves is Reversible

  • March 15, 2010
    New CU-Boulder Hand Bacteria Study Holds Promise for Forensics Identification

  • March 15, 2010
    New Analysis of the Structure of Silks Explains Paradox of Super-strength

  • March 12, 2010
    Mathematical Model Can Help Communities Better Evaluate Sex Offender Policies

  • March 12, 2010
    Look at Mie!

  • March 11, 2010
    University of Minnesota Discovery Gives Insight Into Brain 'Replay' Process

  • March 11, 2010
    Scavenging Energy Waste to Turn Water Into Hydrogen Fuel

  • March 11, 2010
    New Imaging Technology Brings Trace Chemicals Into Focus

  • March 11, 2010
    More Maize Ethanol May Boost Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • March 11, 2010
    Carnegie Mellon Research Provides Insight Into Brain's Decision-making Process

  • March 10, 2010
    Why Surprises Temporarily Blind Us

  • March 10, 2010
    Why Female Moths are Big and Beautiful

  • March 10, 2010
    The Smell of Salt Air, a Mile High and 900 Miles Inland

  • March 10, 2010
    Prehistoric Response to Global Warming Informs Human Planning Today

  • March 10, 2010
    Conquering the Chaos in Modern, Multiprocessor Computers

  • March 9, 2010
    NYU Courant Professor Wins NSF's Waterman Award

  • March 8, 2010
    Unselfish Molecules May Have Helped Give Birth to the Genetic Material of Life

  • March 8, 2010
    New Sensor Array Detects Single Molecules for the First Time

  • March 8, 2010
    MIT Scientists Transform Polyethylene Into a Heat-conducting Material

  • March 8, 2010
    MIT Researchers Discover New Way of Producing Electricity

  • March 8, 2010
    A High-tech Handrest

  • March 5, 2010
    Oldest Measurement of Earth's Magnetic Field Reveals Battle Between Sun and Earth for Our Atmosphere

  • March 4, 2010
    Who Does What on Wikipedia?

  • March 4, 2010
    Study: Arctic Seabed Methane Stores Destabilizing, Venting

  • March 4, 2010
    New Evidence Hints at Global Glaciation 716.5 Million Years Ago

  • March 4, 2010
    Loss of Enzyme Reduces Neural Activity in Angelman Syndrome

  • March 3, 2010
    Utah Paleontologist Part of International Team to Discover Oldest Known Dinosaur Relative

  • March 3, 2010
    Trapping Sunlight With Silicon Nanowires

  • March 3, 2010
    Researchers Find Weakness in Common Digital Security System

  • March 3, 2010
    New Way to Control Disease-spreading Mosquitoes: Make Them Hold Their Urine

  • March 3, 2010
    Dinosaurs Might Be Older Than Previously Thought

  • March 3, 2010
    'Microrings' Could Nix Wires for Communications in Homes, Offices

  • March 2, 2010
    Barnacles Prefer Upwelling Currents, Enriching Food Chains in the Galapagos

  • March 1, 2010
    Tiny Shelled Creatures Shed Light on Extinction and Recovery 65 Million Years Ago

  • March 1, 2010
    Studies Show How Fruit Flies Recover From Aerial Stumbles

  • March 1, 2010
    Predicting the Fate of Stem Cells

  • March 1, 2010
    New Technique Allows Study of Protein Folding, Dynamics in Living Cells

  • March 1, 2010
    New Magnetic Solders Are a Leap Towards Green Alternatives

  • March 1, 2010
    Glue, Fly, Glue

  • March 1, 2010
    El Niño and a Pathogen Killed Costa Rican Toad, Study Finds

  • March 1, 2010
    A Diagnostic Approach to Alternatives Can Lead to Better Decision-making

  • February 28, 2010
    Atmospheric Nanoparticles Impact Health, Weather Professor Says

  • February 26, 2010
    Scanning for Skin Cancer: Infrared System Looks for Deadly Melanoma

  • February 26, 2010
    Discovery in Legumes Could Reduce Fertilizer Use, Aid Environment, Say Stanford Researchers

  • February 25, 2010
    UW-Madison Physicists Build Basic Quantum Computing Circuit

  • February 25, 2010
    Torn Apart By Its Own Tides, Massive Planet is on a 'Death March'

  • February 25, 2010
    The Mathematics Behind a Good Night's Sleep

  • February 25, 2010
    Stickleback Genomes Shining Bright Light on Evolution

  • February 25, 2010
    Princeton Scientists Find an Equation for Materials Innovation

  • February 25, 2010
    New Developments in Nanotechnology Tackle the Two Biggest Problems Associated With Chemotherapy

  • February 25, 2010
    Nanotechnologists From University of Pennsylvania Collaborate to Form Near-frictionless Diamond Material

  • February 25, 2010
    Field Study Exposes How Sea Turtle Hatchlings Use Their Flippers to Move Quickly on Sand

  • February 24, 2010
    Virginia Tech Researchers Engage Communities to Support Women in IT Careers

  • February 24, 2010
    The Bigger the Animal, the Stiffer the 'Shoes'

  • February 24, 2010
    Rapid Response Science Missions Assess Potential for Another Major Haiti Earthquake

  • February 24, 2010
    Optical System Promises to Revolutionize Undersea Communications

  • February 24, 2010
    New Clues Found Linking Larger Animals to Colder Climates

  • February 24, 2010
    More Tropical Cyclones in Past Could Play Role in Warmer Future

  • February 24, 2010
    How Can Policymakers Cope With Ambiguity?

  • February 24, 2010
    Caltech Scientists Find First Physiological Evidence of Brain's Response to Inequality

  • February 23, 2010
    University of Oklahoma Geologists Look for Answers in Antarctica

  • February 23, 2010
    New Photonic Material May Facilitate All-optical Switching and Computing

  • February 23, 2010
    New Dinosaur Rears Its Head; U-M Researchers Part of Team Announcing Find

  • February 23, 2010
    NASA Unveils New Space-weather Science Tool

  • February 23, 2010
    Brown Physicist Discovers Odd, Fluctuating Magnetic Waves

  • February 22, 2010
    Using Math to Unravel the Secrets of the Cell

  • February 22, 2010
    Smart Phones Expose Users to Clever Attacks

  • February 22, 2010
    Simple Math Explains Dramatic Beak Shape Variation in Darwin's Finches

  • February 22, 2010
    Earthquake Engineers Release Report on Damage in Haiti

  • February 22, 2010
    Better Snowfall Forecasting

  • February 21, 2010
    Genome Analysis of Marine Microbe Reveals a Metabolic Minimalist

  • February 20, 2010
    Roots Key to Second Green Revolution

  • February 19, 2010
    Scientists Unlock Mystery in Important Photosynthesis Step

  • February 19, 2010
    Local Social Dynamics Key to Success of Tropical Marine Conservation Areas

  • February 18, 2010
    Visualizing the Unseen in Nature

  • February 18, 2010
    Images of Extrasolar Planets Win Award for Most Outstanding Papers in Science

  • February 18, 2010
    Evolutionary Game of Rock-paper-scissors May Lead to New Species

  • February 18, 2010
    Electric Avenue: Electric Cars on a Two-way Street?

  • February 18, 2010
    Biologists Discover How Biological Clock Controls Cell Division in Bacteria

  • February 18, 2010
    A New Type of Genetic Variation Could Strengthen Natural Selection

  • February 18, 2010
    2009 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge Winners Announced

  • February 17, 2010
    Upside-down Answer for Deep Earth Mystery

  • February 17, 2010
    Surface Science Goes Inorganic

  • February 17, 2010
    Stiff Party Competition, Modest Salaries Good for State Government, Study Shows

  • February 17, 2010
    Random Fluctuations Give Rise to Odd Genetic Phenomenon

  • February 17, 2010
    Duke Scientists Image Brain at Point When Vocal Learning Begins

  • February 17, 2010
    Atom Interferometer Provides Most Precise Test Yet of Einstein's Gravitational Redshift

  • February 16, 2010
    The Carbon Cycle Before Humans

  • February 16, 2010
    Team Finds Subtropical Waters Flushing Through Greenland Fjord

  • February 16, 2010
    New Material Mimics Bone to Create Better Biomedical Implants

  • February 16, 2010
    Clinical Trial Underway: Miniature Ultrasound Device Could Revolutionize Pain Relief

  • February 16, 2010
    Caltech Researchers Create Highly Absorbing, Flexible Solar Cells With Silicon Wire Arrays

  • February 16, 2010
    Butterfly Vision, Wing Colors Linked, UCI Study Finds

  • February 15, 2010
    Protein Study Shows Evolutionary Link Between Plants, Humans

  • February 15, 2010
    Lou's Clues Lead to Nano Revelation

  • February 15, 2010
    Iowa State Researchers Win $16.38 Million in Federal Grants Supported by Stimulus Funding

  • February 15, 2010
    Brain-controlled Cursor Doubles as a Neural Workout

  • February 14, 2010
    Diversity of Corals, Algae in Warm Indian Ocean Suggests Resilience to Future Global Warming

  • February 14, 2010
    Digging Deep Into Diamonds, Applied Physicists Advance Quantum Science and Technology

  • February 14, 2010
    Caltech Researchers Obtain First Brain Recordings From Behaving Fruit Flies

  • February 12, 2010
    Penn Materials Scientists Turn Light Into Electrical Current Using a Golden Nanoscale System

  • February 12, 2010
    New Fiber Nanogenerators Could Lead to Electric Clothing

  • February 11, 2010
    UNH Chemists Create Molecule With Promising Semiconductor Properties

  • February 11, 2010
    The Cost of Being on Your Toes

  • February 11, 2010
    Study Finds That Long-distance Migration Shapes Butterfly Wings

  • February 11, 2010
    Seeing the Quantum in Chemistry: JILA Scientists Control Chemical Reactions of Ultracold Molecules

  • February 11, 2010
    Scientists Discover Origin of HIV Transmission Among Male Partners

  • February 11, 2010
    Research Challenges Models of Sea-level Change During Ice-age Cycles

  • February 11, 2010
    New Picture of Ancient Ocean Chemistry Argues for Chemically Layered Water

  • February 11, 2010
    Antarctic Ice Shelf Collapse Possibly Triggered by Ocean Waves, Scripps-led Study Finds

  • February 10, 2010
    Study Finds Surprising New Branches on Arthropod Family Tree

  • February 10, 2010
    PCs Around the World Unite to Map the Milky Way

  • February 10, 2010
    'Fingerprinting' Method Reveals Fate of Mercury in Arctic Snow

  • February 9, 2010
    WPI, Colorado School of Mines Establish Center for Sustainable Metals Recovery and Recycling

  • February 9, 2010
    New UC-Davis Study: Climate 'Tipping Points' May Arrive Without Warning, Says Top Forecaster

  • February 9, 2010
    Feeling Blue? You'll Shun the New

  • February 9, 2010
    Comprehensive Study Using Bioinformatics Predicts the Molecular Causes of Many Genetic Diseases

  • February 9, 2010
    Caltech Researchers Develop Nanoscale Structures With Superior Mechanical Properties

  • February 9, 2010
    Biologist Discovers 'Stop' Signal in Honey Bee Communication

  • February 8, 2010
    New International Satellite Observations Help Assess Future Earthquake Risk in Haiti

  • February 8, 2010
    Millimeter-scale, Energy-harvesting Sensor System Developed

  • February 8, 2010
    Adapting to Clogged Airways Makes Common Pathogen Resist Powerful Drugs

  • February 5, 2010
    Princeton Scientist Makes a Leap in Quantum Computing

  • February 5, 2010
    Electrons on the Brink: Fractal Patterns May be Key to Semiconductor Magnetism

  • February 4, 2010
    Yale Scientists Complete Color Palette of a Dinosaur for the First Time

  • February 4, 2010
    Research Finds Water Movements Can Shape Fish Evolution

  • February 4, 2010
    Merging Galaxies Create a Binary Quasar

  • February 3, 2010
    Smart Coating Opens Door to Safer Hip, Knee and Dental Implants

  • February 3, 2010
    Iowa State, Ames Lab Chemists Discover How Antiviral Drugs Bind to and Block Flu Virus

  • February 1, 2010
    Stressed Nanomaterials Display Unexpected Movement

  • February 1, 2010
    Researchers Show Applied Electric Field can Significantly Improve Hydrogen Storage Properties

  • February 1, 2010
    New Adhesive Device Could Let Humans Walk on Walls

  • February 1, 2010
    Mechanical Forces Could Affect Gene Expression

  • February 1, 2010
    Haiti Earthquake a Reminder That Disasters Are Preventable, CU-Boulder Expert Says

  • February 1, 2010
    Gene Function Discovery: Guilt by Association

  • February 1, 2010
    Evolution Impacts Environment, Challenging Traditionally Held View, UC-Riverside Study Finds

  • February 1, 2010
    Engineers Explore Environmental Concerns of Nanotechnology

  • February 1, 2010
    'Peter Pan' Apes Never Seem to Learn Selfishness

  • January 29, 2010
    Using Magnetic Toys as Inspiration, Researchers Tease Out Structures of Self-assembled Clusters

  • January 29, 2010
    UC-Davis Researchers Identify Brain Protein for Synapse Development

  • January 29, 2010
    CCNY Biologists Identify New Spiny Pocket Mouse Species

  • January 28, 2010
    Researchers Find New Way to Study How Enzymes Repair DNA Damage

  • January 28, 2010
    How Many Argon Atoms Can Fit on the Surface of a Carbon Nanotube?

  • January 28, 2010
    GW Research Team's Dinosaur Discovery Helps Solve Piece of Evolutionary Puzzle

  • January 28, 2010
    Computer Model Demonstrates That White Roofs May Successfully Cool Cities

  • January 27, 2010
    Innovative Technique Can Spot Errors in Key Technological Systems

  • January 27, 2010
    Brain Scientists Extend Map of Fear Memory Formation

  • January 27, 2010
    Astronomers Find Rare Beast by New Means

  • January 26, 2010
    Marine Lab Hunts Subtle Clues to Environmental Threats to Blue Crabs

  • January 26, 2010
    Green Plant Transport Mystery Solved

  • January 26, 2010
    Environmental Change Impacts Oklahoma Rivers

  • January 26, 2010
    A Venus Flytrap for Nuclear Waste

  • January 25, 2010
    Illuminating Protein Networks in One Step

  • January 25, 2010
    Elementary School Women Teachers Transfer Their Fear of Doing Math to Girls

  • January 24, 2010
    How 'Random' Lasers Work

  • January 22, 2010
    Discovery of Algae's Toxic Hunting Habits Could Help Curb Fish Kills

  • January 21, 2010
    Watching Crystals Grow Provides Clues to Making Smoother, Defect-free Thin Films

  • January 21, 2010
    San Andreas Fault Study Unearths New Quake Information

  • January 21, 2010
    Language Structure is Partly Determined by Social Structure, Says Penn Psychology Study

  • January 21, 2010
    Cave Reveals Southwest's Abrupt Climate Swings During Ice Age

  • January 20, 2010
    Research Team 'Virtualizes' Supercomputer

  • January 20, 2010
    New Radar System Provides 3-D Image of Bedrock Through Miles of Ice

  • January 20, 2010
    Global Business Teams Need Time to Talk, Not Just E-mail

  • January 19, 2010
    New Visible Light Photocatalyst Kills Bacteria, Even After Light Turned Off

  • January 18, 2010
    Mixed Water Portfolio Helps Thirsty Cities

  • January 18, 2010
    MIT: Unusual Snail Shell Could Be a Model for Better Armor

  • January 15, 2010
    Parasitic Wasps' Genomes Provides New Insights Into Pest Control, Genetics

  • January 14, 2010
    Yap: Harnessing the Divas of the Nanoworld

  • January 14, 2010
    Stimulus Grant to Support Research on Climate and Infectious Disease

  • January 14, 2010
    President Bestows Highest Honor on University of Oklahoma Scientist

  • January 14, 2010
    Gators Breathe Like Birds

  • January 14, 2010
    Game-changing Nanodiamond Discovery for MRI

  • January 13, 2010
    Virginia Tech Licenses GenoCAD Source Code to ISCB

  • January 13, 2010
    UI Astronomers Capture First-of-kind Image at Distant Star

  • January 13, 2010
    Soybean Genome Analysis Reveals Pathways for Improving Biodiesel

  • January 13, 2010
    New Research Resolves Conflict in Theory of How Galaxies Form

  • January 13, 2010
    Heat and Moisture From Himalayas Could be a Key Cause of the South Asian Monsoon

  • January 13, 2010
    Giant Magnetic Loop Sweeps Through Space Between Stellar Pair

  • January 13, 2010
    Genome Sequencing Speeds Ability to Improve Soybeans

  • January 13, 2010
    Carnegie Mellon Scientists Crack Brain's Codes for Noun Meanings

  • January 12, 2010
    Climate Change and Habitat Destruction Affect Butterfly Populations

  • January 11, 2010
    UC-Davis Study: Butterflies Reeling From Impacts of Climate and Development

  • January 11, 2010
    Study Shows That Delivering Stem Cells Improves Repair of Major Bone Injuries in Rats

  • January 11, 2010
    Researchers Trace HIV Mutations That Lead to Drug Resistance

  • January 11, 2010
    Microbe Understudies Await Their Turn in the Limelight

  • January 11, 2010
    Climate Conditions in 2050 Crucial to Avoid Harmful Impacts in 2100

  • January 10, 2010
    Bering Strait Influenced Ice-age Climate Patterns Worldwide

  • January 8, 2010
    Study: Quantum Fluctuations are Key in Superconductors

  • January 8, 2010
    Paper Strips Can Quickly Detect Toxin in Drinking Water

  • January 8, 2010
    New Online Videos Discuss Climate Change

  • January 7, 2010
    Scripps Research Team Wins Global Race to Achieve Landmark Synthesis of Perplexing Natural Product

  • January 7, 2010
    Rules Governing RNA's Anatomy Revealed

  • January 7, 2010
    New Tidal Streams Found in Andromeda Reveal History of Galactic Mergers

  • January 7, 2010
    MIT Neuroengineers Silence Brain Cells With Multiple Colors of Light

  • January 7, 2010
    How the Earth Survived Birth

  • January 7, 2010
    Duda, Where'd My Spines Go?

  • January 7, 2010
    All Sustainable Transportation Subsidies Shouldn't be Created Equal, Experts Say

  • January 6, 2010
    Astronomers Say Alien Dust Is Nothing to Sneeze At

  • January 5, 2010
    New Mathematical Model Aids Big-bang Supercomputer Research

  • January 5, 2010
    In All the Universe, Just 15 Percent of Solar Systems Are Like Ours

  • January 5, 2010
    Birds Fight Alien Parasites

  • January 5, 2010
    Astronomers Get New Tools for Gravitational-wave Detection

  • January 4, 2010
    Runaway Anti-matter Production Makes for a Spectacular Stellar Explosion

  • January 4, 2010
    Revealing the Explosive Heart of Eta Carinae

  • January 4, 2010
    Reducing Some Water Flow Rates May Bring Environmental Gains

  • January 4, 2010
    Biodegradable Particles Can Bypass Mucus, Release Drugs Over Time

  • January 4, 2010
    ALMA Test Sharpens Vision of New Observatory

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NEWS FROM THE FIELD FOR 2009

  • December 28, 2009
    Johns Hopkins Scientists Discover a Controller of Brain Circuitry

  • December 28, 2009
    Cockroaches Offer Inspiration for Running Robots

  • December 23, 2009
    Sun and Moon Trigger Deep Tremors on San Andreas Fault

  • December 23, 2009
    Glacier Melt Adds Ancient Edibles to Marine Buffet

  • December 22, 2009
    Seeing How Evolutionary Mechanisms Yield Biological Diversity

  • December 22, 2009
    New Human Reproductive Hormone Could Lead to Novel Contraceptives

  • December 22, 2009
    Fungal Footage Fosters Foresight Into Plant, Animal Disease

  • December 22, 2009
    Fossil Shelved for a Century Reworks Carnivore Family Tree

  • December 21, 2009
    Genetic Study Clarifies African and African-American Ancestry

  • December 21, 2009
    Caltech Physicists Propose Quantum Entanglement for Motion of Microscopic Objects

  • December 21, 2009
    Boston University Researchers Develop Faster, Cheaper DNA-Sequencing Method

  • December 20, 2009
    Global Warming Likely to be Amplified by Slow Changes to Earth Systems

  • December 20, 2009
    Global Temperatures Could Rise More Than Expected, New Study Shows

  • December 17, 2009
    WHOI-operated ROV Jason Images the Discovery of the Deepest Explosive Eruption on the Seafloor

  • December 17, 2009
    Water Droplets Shape Graphene Nanostructures

  • December 17, 2009
    Long-term Study Finds That Nutrient Enrichment of Headwater Stream Disrupts Food Web in Unexpected Ways

  • December 17, 2009
    Dyslexia Defined: New Yale Study 'Uncouples' Reading and IQ Over Time

  • December 17, 2009
    Discovery of 4.4 Million-year-old 'Ardi' Named 'Breakthrough of the Year'

  • December 17, 2009
    Colliding Auroras Produce an Explosion of Light, UCLA Scientists Report

  • December 17, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Discover Fog on Titan

  • December 16, 2009
    Warming Climate Chills Sonoran Desert's Spring Flowers

  • December 16, 2009
    Thermochemical Nanolithography Now Allows Multiple Chemicals on a Chip

  • December 16, 2009
    Researchers Find Cells Move in Mysterious Ways

  • December 16, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Film Photons With Electrons

  • December 16, 2009
    Astronomers Find Super-Earth Using Amateur, Off-the-shelf Technology

  • December 15, 2009
    Rare Earth Metal Enhances Phosphate Glass

  • December 15, 2009
    Irrigation Decreases, Urbanization Increases Monsoon Rains

  • December 15, 2009
    Greenland Glaciers: What Lies Beneath

  • December 15, 2009
    'Extreme' Genes Shed Light on Origins of Photosynthesis

  • December 14, 2009
    Yellowstone's Plumbing Exposed

  • December 14, 2009
    New Planet Discoveries Suggest Low-mass Planets are Common Around Nearby Stars

  • December 14, 2009
    Hypoxia Increases as Climate Warms

  • December 14, 2009
    First Super-Earths Discovered Around Sun-like Stars

  • December 13, 2009
    Newly Identified Enzymes Help Plants Sense Elevated CO2 and Could Lead to Water-wise Crops

  • December 11, 2009
    Rice Physicists Find Reappearing Quantum Trios

  • December 11, 2009
    Reaching the Summit of Protein Dynamics

  • December 10, 2009
    UA-led Study Grapples With Health Effects of Low-intensity Warfare

  • December 10, 2009
    Study Reveals H1N1 Unexpected Weakness

  • December 10, 2009
    Rare Fossil Forces Rethinking of Early Dinosaur Evolution

  • December 10, 2009
    New Meat-eating Dinosaur Alters Evolutionary Tree

  • December 10, 2009
    New Approach to Emissions Makes Climate and Air Quality Models More Accurate, Major Study Finds

  • December 10, 2009
    Introns: A Mystery Renewed

  • December 10, 2009
    Early Carnivorous Dinosaurs Crossed Continents

  • December 10, 2009
    Drug Kills Cells Through Novel Mechanism

  • December 9, 2009
    Two Kent State Professors Help Break Record for Packing Tetrahedra

  • December 9, 2009
    The Pitch of Blue Whale Songs is Declining Around the World, Scientists Discover

  • December 9, 2009
    Female Birds--Acting Just Like the Guys--Become Sexual Show-offs in Cooperative Breeding Species

  • December 9, 2009
    EPSRC and NSF Join Forces to Award £6 Million in Research Funding

  • December 9, 2009
    A Faint Star Orbiting the Big Dipper's Alcor Discovered

  • December 8, 2009
    Study Finds New Relationship Between Gene Duplication and Alternative Splicing in Plants

  • December 8, 2009
    Bacteria Provide New Insights into Human Decision Making

  • December 7, 2009
    A See-through Surprise

  • December 6, 2009
    Mayo Clinic Researchers Show Brain Waves Can 'Write' on a Computer in Early Tests

  • December 6, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Discover Aggression-promoting Pheromone in Flies

  • December 4, 2009
    UD Scientists Take Theoretical Research on 'Nasty' Molecule to Next Level

  • December 4, 2009
    Greenhouse Gas Carbon Dioxide Ramps Up Aspen Growth

  • December 3, 2009
    New Research Uncovers Deep Origins of the 'Hawaiian Hotspot'

  • December 3, 2009
    Hawaiian Hotspot Has Deep Roots

  • December 3, 2009
    Grooving Down the Helix

  • December 3, 2009
    Birds Call to Warn Friends and Enemies

  • December 2, 2009
    Some Birds Listen Instead of Look for Mates

  • December 2, 2009
    Sea Level is Rising Along U.S. Atlantic Coast, Say Penn Environmental Scientists

  • December 2, 2009
    A Superbright Supernova That's the First of Its Kind

  • December 2, 2009
    A Little Magic Provides an Atomic-level Look at Bone

  • December 1, 2009
    UAF Chooses Shipyard to Build Alaska Region Research Vessel

  • December 1, 2009
    Nervy Research: Researchers Take Initial Look at Ion Channels in a Model System

  • December 1, 2009
    In CO2-rich Environment, Some Ocean Dwellers Increase Shell Production

  • December 1, 2009
    Combining Nanotubes and Antibodies for Breast Cancer 'Search and Destroy' Missions

  • December 1, 2009
    A Novel, 10,000-year Study of Strata Compaction and Sea-level Rise on English Coast

  • November 30, 2009
    Study: Believers' Inferences About God's Beliefs are Uniquely Egocentric

  • November 30, 2009
    Naked Mole Rats May Hold Clues to Surviving Stroke

  • November 27, 2009
    Past Regional Cold and Warm Periods Linked to Natural Climate Drivers

  • November 26, 2009
    Nanowires Key to Future Transistors, Electronics

  • November 25, 2009
    It's Not Just Dirt!

  • November 25, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Find Emotion-like Behaviors, Regulated by Dopamine, in Fruit Flies

  • November 24, 2009
    Researchers Establish Common Seasonal Pattern Among Bacterial Communities in Arctic Rivers

  • November 24, 2009
    First Black Holes May Have Incubated in Giant, Starlike Cocoons, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • November 24, 2009
    Chemists Get Custom-designed Microscopic Particles to Self-assemble in Liquid Crystal

  • November 23, 2009
    Water Droplets Direct Self-assembly Process in Thin-film Materials

  • November 23, 2009
    The Cause Behind The Characteristic Shape of a Long Leaf Revealed

  • November 23, 2009
    Oceanic Crust Formation is Dynamic After All

  • November 23, 2009
    New Hydrogen-storage Method Discovered

  • November 23, 2009
    Fish Food Fight: Fish Don't Eat Trees After All, Says New Study

  • November 23, 2009
    Computational Microscope Peers Into the Working Ribosome

  • November 20, 2009
    Smartphone App Illuminates Power Consumption

  • November 20, 2009
    NJIT Receives NSF Funding to Improve Big Bear Telescope, Study Solar Energy

  • November 19, 2009
    Search Engines Are Source of Learning

  • November 19, 2009
    Paleontologists Find Extinction Rates Higher in Open-ocean Settings During Mass Extinctions

  • November 19, 2009
    New Method to Measure Snow, Vegetation Moisture With GPS May Benefit Farmers, Meteorologists

  • November 19, 2009
    Maize Genome: Scientists at UA, Collaborating Institutions, Decode Maize Genome

  • November 19, 2009
    Maize Genome: Reference Genome of Maize, Most Important U.S. Crop, Is Published by Team Co-led by CSHL Scientists

  • November 19, 2009
    Maize Genome: New Maize Map to Aid Plant Breeding Efforts

  • November 19, 2009
    Maize Genome: ISU's Plant Sciences Institute Researchers Provide Understanding to Maize Genome Sequence

  • November 19, 2009
    Maize Genome: A-maize-ing: Corn Genome Decoded

  • November 19, 2009
    Like Humans, Ants Use Bacteria to Make Their Gardens Grow

  • November 19, 2009
    Engineer Designs Micro-endoscope to Seek Out Early Signs of Cancer

  • November 19, 2009
    Beyond Genomics, Biologists and Engineers Decode the Next Frontier

  • November 19, 2009
    After Mastodons and Mammoths, a Transformed Landscape

  • November 18, 2009
    Scientists Unravel Evolution of Highly Toxic Box Jellyfish

  • November 18, 2009
    Proton's Party Pals May Alter Its Internal Structure

  • November 18, 2009
    Oceans' Uptake of Manmade Carbon May be Slowing

  • November 17, 2009
    Shape Perception in Brain Develops by Itself

  • November 17, 2009
    Rice Ties in Race for Atomic-scale Breakthrough

  • November 17, 2009
    Putting Math Problems in Proper Order

  • November 17, 2009
    Petascale Computing Tools Could Provide Deeper Insight Into Genomic Evolution

  • November 17, 2009
    Petascale Computational Tools Could Revolutionize Understanding of Genomic Evolution

  • November 17, 2009
    Girls 'Disengage' From High-school Science

  • November 16, 2009
    Warmer Means Windier on World's Biggest Lake

  • November 16, 2009
    Volatile Gas Could Turn Rwandan Lake Into a Freshwater Time Bomb

  • November 16, 2009
    UT's Kraken Named World's Third Fastest Computer, ORNL's Jaguar is No. 1

  • November 16, 2009
    Small Optical Force Can Budge Nanoscale Objects

  • November 16, 2009
    Record-breaking Radio Astronomy Project to Measure Sky With Extreme Precision

  • November 16, 2009
    NJIT Engineer Discovers Why Particles Disperse on Liquids

  • November 16, 2009
    Close-up Movie Shows Hidden Details in the Birth of Super-suns

  • November 16, 2009
    Accidental Discovery Produces Durable New Blue Pigment for Multiple Applications

  • November 15, 2009
    Scientists Guide Immune Cells With Light and Microparticles

  • November 15, 2009
    MIT Scientists Pinpoint Origin of Dissolved Arsenic in Bangladesh Drinking Water

  • November 13, 2009
    One Small Step for Women, One Giant Leap for Polar Science

  • November 12, 2009
    UT Southwestern Receives $42 Million in Recovery Act Stimulus Funding

  • November 12, 2009
    Record-high Temperatures Far Outpace Record Lows Across U.S.

  • November 11, 2009
    Understanding Mechanical Properties of Silicon Nanowires Paves Way for Nanodevices

  • November 11, 2009
    Study Shows Brief Training in Meditation May Help Manage Pain

  • November 11, 2009
    Partnership with Chemists in Ireland, Italy Yields New Discovery

  • November 11, 2009
    New Brain Findings on Dyslexic Children

  • November 10, 2009
    New 'FinFETS' Promising for Smaller Transistors, More Powerful Chips

  • November 10, 2009
    Iowa State University Researcher Discovers Key to Vital DNA, Protein Interaction

  • November 10, 2009
    Iowa State Scientist Develops Lab Machine to Study Glacial Sliding Related to Rising Sea Levels

  • November 10, 2009
    Hundreds of Genes Distinguish Patients Likely to Survive Advanced Melanoma

  • November 10, 2009
    Engineers Image Nanostructure of a Solid Acid Catalyst and Boost its Catalytic Activity

  • November 10, 2009
    Ancient Penguin DNA Raises Doubts About Accuracy of Genetic Dating Techniques

  • November 9, 2009
    Rutgers Computer Scientists Work to Strengthen Online Security

  • November 9, 2009
    New Transparent Insulating Film Could Enable Energy-efficient Displays

  • November 9, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Develop DNA Origami Nanoscale Breadboards for Carbon Nanotube Circuits

  • November 6, 2009
    Why Nice Guys Usually Get the Girls

  • November 6, 2009
    Pathogen Protection and Virulence: Dark Side of Fungal Membrane Protein Revealed

  • November 6, 2009
    Past Climate of the Northern Antarctic Peninsular Informs Global Warming Debate

  • November 6, 2009
    New Insight Into Predicting Cholera Epidemics in the Bengal Delta

  • November 5, 2009
    Sabertoothed Males Were Pussycats

  • November 5, 2009
    Rapid Supernova Could be New Class of Exploding Star

  • November 5, 2009
    Quantum Gas Microscope Offers Glimpse of Quirky Ultracold Atoms

  • November 5, 2009
    Kent State Receives $2.7 Million NSF Training Grant for Environmental Aquatic Resource Sensing

  • November 5, 2009
    Iowa State Psychologist is Conducting Two New Studies on Eyewitness Misidentifications

  • November 5, 2009
    Community Education and Evacuation Planning Saved Lives in Sept. 29 Samoan Tsunami

  • November 5, 2009
    Caught in the Act: Butterfly Mate Preference Shows How One Species Can Become Two

  • November 5, 2009
    Airborne Nitrogen Shifts Aquatic Nutrient Limitation in Pristine Lakes

  • November 4, 2009
    OU Achieves $10 Million in Stimulus Grants for 33 Projects on the Norman Campus

  • November 4, 2009
    Mimicking Nature, Scientists Can Now Extend Redox Potentials

  • November 4, 2009
    Materials Scientists Find Better Model for Glass Creation

  • November 3, 2009
    Longer Toes, Unique Ankle Structure Aid Sprinters

  • November 3, 2009
    First Impressions Count When Making Personality Judgments, New Research Shows

  • November 2, 2009
    Wolves, Moose and Biodiversity: An Unexpected Connection

  • November 2, 2009
    There's a Speed Limit to the Pace of Evolution, Penn Biologists Say

  • November 2, 2009
    Study Gives Clearer Picture of How Land-use Changes Affect U.S. Climate

  • November 2, 2009
    Robot Fish Could Monitor Water Quality

  • November 2, 2009
    Rice U. Lab Leads Hunt for New Zeolites

  • November 2, 2009
    High-precision Measurements Confirm Cosmologists' Standard View of Universe

  • November 2, 2009
    Green is Cool, but U.S. Land Changes Generally Are Not

  • November 2, 2009
    Glaciers Subject of Three Penn State Grants

  • November 2, 2009
    Deep-sea Ecosystems Affected by Climate Change

  • November 2, 2009
    Climate Variability Impacts the Deep Sea

  • November 2, 2009
    Breakthrough in Industrial-scale Nanotube Processing

  • October 30, 2009
    Inconspicuous Leaf Beetles Reveal Environment's Role in Formation of New Species

  • October 29, 2009
    Inequality 'Silver Spoon' Effect Found in Ancient Societies

  • October 29, 2009
    A New Wrinkle in Ancient Ocean Chemistry

  • October 28, 2009
    Trees Facilitate Wildfires as a Way to Protect Their Habitat

  • October 28, 2009
    North Carolina Sea Levels Rising Three Times Faster Than in Previous 500 Years, Penn Study Says

  • October 28, 2009
    Gossip in the Workplace: A Weapon or Gift, Says New Research From IU

  • October 28, 2009
    Electrical Engineers Go Head to Head With Genius on Music Playlists

  • October 28, 2009
    Blast From the Past Offers Clues About Early Universe

  • October 27, 2009
    When Ants Attack: Researchers Recreate Chemicals That Trigger Aggression in Argentine Ants

  • October 27, 2009
    University of Cincinnati Researchers Create All-electric Spintronics

  • October 27, 2009
    Snail Fossils Suggest Semiarid Eastern Canary Islands Were Wetter 50,000 Years Ago

  • October 27, 2009
    Scientists Are First to Observe the Global Motions of an Enzyme Copying DNA

  • October 27, 2009
    Newly Drilled Ice Cores May Be the Longest Taken From the Andes

  • October 27, 2009
    Fortuitous Research Provides First Detailed Documentation of Tsunami Erosion

  • October 26, 2009
    UC-Davis Researchers Identify Dominant Chemical That Attracts Mosquitoes to Humans

  • October 26, 2009
    Modified Crops Reveal Hidden Cost of Resistance

  • October 25, 2009
    Mantis Shrimp Could Show Us The Way to a Better DVD

  • October 23, 2009
    Caltech Scientists First to Trap Light and Sound Vibrations Together in Nanocrystal

  • October 22, 2009
    The White Stuff: Marine Lab Team Seeks to Understand Coral Bleaching

  • October 22, 2009
    Team Led by Scripps Researchers and UC-San Diego Scientists Reveals Secrets of Drought Resistance

  • October 22, 2009
    Researchers Make Key Step Towards Turning Methane Gas Into Liquid Fuel

  • October 22, 2009
    Penn Study: Transforming Nanowires Into Nano-tools Using Cation Exchange Reactions

  • October 22, 2009
    Mushrooms, Water-repellants More Similar Than You Might Think

  • October 22, 2009
    Harvard Scientists Bend Nanowires Into 2-D and 3-D Structures

  • October 22, 2009
    Ethiopia's Climate 27 Million Years Ago Had Higher Rainfall, Warmer Soil

  • October 22, 2009
    Color Differences Within and Between Species Have Common Genetic Origin

  • October 22, 2009
    Carnegie Mellon's Rohit Negi Receives Government Stimulus Funds

  • October 22, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Solve Decade-long Mystery of Nanopillar Formations

  • October 21, 2009
    Volcanoes Played Pivotal Role in Ancient Ice Age, Mass Extinction

  • October 21, 2009
    Single-stranded DNA-binding Protein Is Dynamic, Critical to DNA Repair

  • October 21, 2009
    Reproduction: Do Males Really Matter?

  • October 21, 2009
    It Takes Two to Tutor a Sparrow

  • October 21, 2009
    Designer Molecule Detects Tiny Amounts of Cyanide, Then Glows

  • October 20, 2009
    Penn Team Uses Self-assembly to Make Molecule-sized Particles With Patches of Charge

  • October 20, 2009
    New Material Could Boost Data Storage, Save Energy

  • October 20, 2009
    Genomes of 2 Popular Research Strains of E. Coli Sequenced

  • October 20, 2009
    Cuts to Mississippi Levees Could Build New Land in Sinking Delta

  • October 19, 2009
    Time in a Bottle: Scientists Watch Evolution Unfold

  • October 19, 2009
    RIT Scientists Use Supercomputers to 'See' Black Holes

  • October 19, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Create Robot Surrogate for Blind Persons in Testing Visual Prostheses

  • October 19, 2009
    Arctic Lake Sediment Record Shows Warming, Unique Ecological Changes in Recent Decades

  • October 16, 2009
    Science Teachers' Research Experiences Improve Student Results

  • October 15, 2009
    Tiny Test Tube Experiment Shows Reaction of Melting Materials at the Nano Scale

  • October 15, 2009
    Quantum Computer Chips Now One Step Closer to Reality

  • October 15, 2009
    Light at Night Linked to Symptoms of Depression in Mice

  • October 15, 2009
    Caltech Researchers Reveal Unexpected Sources of Nitrogen Fixation

  • October 14, 2009
    Tiny But Adaptable Wasp Brains Show Ability to Alter Their Architecture

  • October 14, 2009
    Rutgers Physicists Discover Novel Electronic Properties in Two-dimensional Carbon Structure

  • October 14, 2009
    Researchers Save Electricity With Low-power Processors and Flash Memory

  • October 14, 2009
    Plants Recognize Siblings, and UD Researchers Have Discovered How

  • October 13, 2009
    Researchers to Model the Life Cycles of Successful Virtual Teams

  • October 13, 2009
    Recent 'Momentum' Influences Choices of Baby Names, NYU and Indiana Psychology Professors Find

  • October 13, 2009
    Magnetic Nanotags Spot Cancer in Mice Earlier Than Methods Now in Clinical Use

  • October 13, 2009
    Looking For Privacy in the Clouds

  • October 13, 2009
    Like Humans, Monkeys Fall Into The 'Uncanny Valley'

  • October 13, 2009
    High-tech Tools to Unlock Ancient Treasures

  • October 12, 2009
    Radio Waves 'See' Through Walls

  • October 12, 2009
    Nitrogen Mysteries in Urban Grasslands

  • October 12, 2009
    New Study of Steller Sea Lions Suggests Death by Predation May Be Higher

  • October 12, 2009
    New Nanotech Sensor Developed With Medical, Chemistry Applications

  • October 11, 2009
    Banded Rocks Reveal Early Earth Conditions and Changes

  • October 9, 2009
    Scientists Obtain Rocks Moving Into Seismogenic Zone

  • October 8, 2009
    Toward Better Solar Cells: Chemists Gain Control of Light-harvesting Paths

  • October 8, 2009
    Scientists Decipher the 3-D Structure of the Human Genome

  • October 8, 2009
    Physicists Measure Elusive 'Persistent Current' That Flows Forever

  • October 8, 2009
    Kraken Becomes First Academic Machine to Achieve Petaflop

  • October 8, 2009
    Inside the First Bird, Surprising Signs of a Dinosaur

  • October 8, 2009
    Household Robots Do Not Protect Users' Security and Privacy, Researchers Say

  • October 8, 2009
    Chinese and American Paleontologists Discover a New Mesozoic Mammal

  • October 8, 2009
    Archaeopteryx Was Not Very Bird-like

  • October 7, 2009
    UA Scientists Discover Quantum Fingerprints of Chaos

  • October 6, 2009
    Study Shows How to Lower Costs and Waiting Times for Colonoscopies

  • October 6, 2009
    Sand Dunes Reveal Unexpected Dryness During Heavy Monsoon

  • October 6, 2009
    Prion Study Reveals First Direct Information About the Protein's Molecular Structure

  • October 6, 2009
    Dirty Stars Make Good Solar System Hosts

  • October 5, 2009
    Team Finds a Better Way to Watch Bacteria Swim

  • October 5, 2009
    Seven New Luminescent Mushroom Species Discovered

  • October 5, 2009
    Models Begin to Unravel How Single DNA Strands Combine

  • October 5, 2009
    First Direct Information About the Prion's Molecular Structure Reported

  • October 5, 2009
    Chance to Usurp Reproductive Power of Royal Throne Keeps Worker Termites Home

  • October 5, 2009
    Bizarre New Horned Tyrannosaur From Asia Described

  • October 5, 2009
    Alfalfa Sprouts Key to Discovering How Meandering Rivers Form and Maintain

  • October 2, 2009
    There's Still Time to Cut the Risk of Climate Catastrophe, MIT Study Shows

  • October 2, 2009
    Princeton Paleomagnetists Put Controversy to Rest

  • October 2, 2009
    Physicists Observe Magnetism in Gas for the First Time

  • October 1, 2009
    The eScience Revolution

  • October 1, 2009
    Loss of Top Predators Causing Surge in Smaller Predators, Ecosystem Collapse

  • October 1, 2009
    In Amoeba World, Cheating Doesn't Pay

  • October 1, 2009
    Genetic Conflict in Fish Led to Evolution of New Sex Chromosomes

  • October 1, 2009
    First Light for BOSS: A New Kind of Search for Dark Energy

  • October 1, 2009
    Ethiopian Desert Yields Oldest Hominid Skeleton

  • October 1, 2009
    Estrogen Link in Male Aggression Sheds New Light on Sex-specific Behaviors

  • October 1, 2009
    Coal-mining Hazard Resembles Explosive Volcanic Eruption, Study Shows

  • October 1, 2009
    Before 'Lucy,' There was 'Ardi': First Major Analysis of Early Hominid Published

  • October 1, 2009
    Algae and Pollen Grains Provide Evidence of Remarkably Warm Period in Antarctica's History

  • September 30, 2009
    Science 'Boot Camp' for Undergrads

  • September 30, 2009
    San Andreas Affected by 2004 Sumatran Quake

  • September 30, 2009
    Planet's Nitrogen Cycle Overturned by 'Tiny Ammonia Eater of the Seas'

  • September 30, 2009
    New Way to Monitor Faults May Help Predict Earthquakes

  • September 30, 2009
    Kansas State Physicist Works to Understand Atomic Collisions Important to Ultracold Quantum Gasses

  • September 29, 2009
    University of Michigan Physicists Create First Atomic-scale Map of Quantum Dots

  • September 29, 2009
    Studies Examine How Living Conditions Impact Reproductive Health

  • September 29, 2009
    Novel Chemistry for Ethylene and Tin

  • September 28, 2009
    Mystery Solved: Marine Microbe Is Source of Rare Nutrient

  • September 28, 2009
    Arizona State Has Earned More Than $32 Million in Federal Stimulus Research Grants

  • September 25, 2009
    How Would Einstein Use E-mail?

  • September 24, 2009
    Smart Memory Foam Made Smarter

  • September 24, 2009
    Room's Ambience Fingerprinted by Phone

  • September 24, 2009
    Peruvian Glacial Retreats Linked to European Events of Little Ice Age

  • September 24, 2009
    NYU's Amodio Explores Neurological Activity That Fuels Racial Bias

  • September 24, 2009
    MSU Scientist Helps Map Potato Genome, Could Improve Crop Yield

  • September 24, 2009
    Getting a Leg Up on Whale and Dolphin Evolution

  • September 23, 2009
    UA Awarded $4.35 Million to Study Earth's Critical Zone

  • September 23, 2009
    Retinal Implant Could Help Restore Some Vision

  • September 23, 2009
    Research Team Finds First Evolutionary Branching for Bilateral Animals

  • September 23, 2009
    Ratchet-like Genetic Mutations Make Evolution Irreversible

  • September 23, 2009
    NYU's Courant Part of Team to Resolve Ancient Mathematics Problem

  • September 23, 2009
    ALMA Telescope Reaches New Heights

  • September 22, 2009
    UA Develops Network to Improve Weather Forecasting With $5.45 Million From NSF

  • September 22, 2009
    Therapeutic Nanoparticles Give New Meaning to Sugar-coating Medicine

  • September 22, 2009
    Our Emotions Can Lead Us Astray When Assessing Risks, Says New CU-Boulder Study

  • September 22, 2009
    NSF Funds State's First Imaging System for UAB Microscale Research Lab

  • September 22, 2009
    New Findings Could Help Hybrid, Electric Cars Keep Their Cool

  • September 22, 2009
    High-school Student Discovers Strange Astronomical Object

  • September 22, 2009
    Georgia State Researcher to Use $1 Million Grant to Improve Computer Models for Fighting Wildfires

  • September 22, 2009
    A Trillion Triangles

  • September 21, 2009
    NSF Grant Funds Florida Tech Scientist to Explore Antarctic Sea for Predatory Crabs

  • September 21, 2009
    New Multi-use Device Can Shed Light on Oxygen Intake

  • September 21, 2009
    Math Used as a Tool to Heal Toughest of Wounds

  • September 20, 2009
    World's River Deltas Sinking Due to Human Activity, Says New Study Led by CU-Boulder

  • September 18, 2009
    Bugs in Boxes Show Difficulty of Predicting Invaders' Progress

  • September 17, 2009
    Researchers Find High Numbers of Heat-loving Bacteria in Cold Arctic Ocean

  • September 17, 2009
    More to Solar Cycle Than Sunspots--Sun Also Bombards Earth With High-speed Streams of Wind

  • September 16, 2009
    UCSF Scientists Illuminate How MicroRNAs Drive Tumor Progression

  • September 16, 2009
    Project Aids Environmental Decisions in the Face of Complicated Trade-offs

  • September 16, 2009
    Portable and Precise Gas Sensor Could Monitor Pollution and Detect Disease

  • September 16, 2009
    How to Spell B-Y-U With DNA

  • September 16, 2009
    Engineers Produce 'How-to' Guide for Controlling the Structure of Nanoparticles

  • September 16, 2009
    Carnegie's Winslow Briggs Receives International Prize for Biology

  • September 15, 2009
    STEM Initiative Introduces Budding Scientists to Renewable Energy

  • September 15, 2009
    Sophisticated Telescope Camera Debuts With Peek at Nest of Black Holes

  • September 15, 2009
    Rome Was Built in a Day, With Hundreds of Thousands of Digital Photos

  • September 15, 2009
    Laser Processes Promise Better Artificial Joints, Arterial Stents

  • September 15, 2009
    Indiana U. Medical Researchers Boost Research and Jobs With Stimulus Legislation Grants

  • September 14, 2009
    When Nano May Not Be Nano

  • September 14, 2009
    Sierra Nevada Birds Move in Response to Warmer, Wetter Climate

  • September 14, 2009
    Digging Deeper Below Antarctica's Lake Vida

  • September 13, 2009
    Strain on Nanocrystals Could Yield Colossal Results

  • September 11, 2009
    New X-ray Technique Illuminates Reactivity of Environmental Contaminants

  • September 11, 2009
    First Complete Image Created of Himalayan Fault, Subduction Zone

  • September 10, 2009
    Seaglider Sets New Underwater Endurance and Range Records

  • September 10, 2009
    Scientists Seek New Emphases in Arctic Climate Change Research

  • September 10, 2009
    Scientists Develop Novel Use of Neurotechnology to Solve Classic Social Problem

  • September 10, 2009
    RNA Interference Found in Budding Yeasts

  • September 10, 2009
    Environmental Scientists Estimate That China Could Meet Its Entire Future Energy Needs by Wind Alone

  • September 10, 2009
    Dramatic Biological Responses to Global Warming in the Arctic

  • September 10, 2009
    Dividing Cells 'Feel' Their Way Out of Warp

  • September 10, 2009
    Carbon Nanotubes Could Make Efficient Solar Cells

  • September 9, 2009
    Successful Flight of Unmanned Craft Enhances KU's Role in Climate Change Research

  • September 9, 2009
    Scientists Discover Surprise in Earth's Upper Atmosphere

  • September 9, 2009
    New Robot Travels Across the Seafloor to Monitor the Impact of Climate Change on Deep-sea Ecosystems

  • September 9, 2009
    Individual Cells Isolated From Biological Clock Can Keep Daily Time, But Are Unreliable

  • September 9, 2009
    Global Warming Causes Outbreak of Rare Algae Associated With Corals, Study Finds

  • September 9, 2009
    Genome of Irish Potato Famine Pathogen Decoded

  • September 8, 2009
    Virginia Tech's Proposed Next Generation Nano-CT System Will Enhance Nano-scale Research

  • September 8, 2009
    Tornado Threat Increases as Gulf Hurricanes Get Larger

  • September 8, 2009
    Plants on Steroids: Key Missing Link Discovered

  • September 8, 2009
    Electrical Circuit Runs Entirely Off Power in Trees

  • September 4, 2009
    NYU Part of $10 Million NSF Grant to Study Impact of Global Warming in the Antarctic

  • September 3, 2009
    Molecular Decay of Enamel-specific Gene in Toothless Mammals Supports Theory of Evolution

  • September 3, 2009
    Long-term Cooling Trend in Arctic Abruptly Reverses, Signaling Potential for Sea Rise

  • September 3, 2009
    Carrots Are Better Than Sticks for Building Human Cooperation

  • September 3, 2009
    Arctic Lakes Help Scientists Understand Climate Change

  • September 3, 2009
    Arctic at Warmest Levels in 2,000 Years or More

  • September 2, 2009
    University of Georgia Researchers Show Component of Mothballs is Present in Deep-space Clouds

  • September 2, 2009
    Gladstone Scientists Find First Genetic Link Between Reptile and Human Heart Evolution

  • September 2, 2009
    Denitrification, Its Importance Once Diluted, May be Back on Top, Princeton-led Team Says

  • September 2, 2009
    Believing is Seeing

  • September 1, 2009
    Shifting Baselines Confound River Restoration

  • September 1, 2009
    Researchers Design New Graphene-based, Nanomaterial with Magnetic Properties

  • September 1, 2009
    Radio-telescope Measurements Advance Frontier Physics

  • September 1, 2009
    Promise of Nanodiamonds for Safer Gene Therapy

  • September 1, 2009
    Moths Cloaked in Color

  • September 1, 2009
    Engineers Design Self-righting Buildings That Survive Earthquake Test in Style

  • September 1, 2009
    'FEAsy' Analyzes Designs From Raw Sketches to Speed Parts Creation

  • August 31, 2009
    World's Smallest Semiconductor Laser Heralds New Era in Optical Science

  • August 31, 2009
    Slowly Slip-sliding Faults Don't Cause Earthquakes

  • August 31, 2009
    Silk-based Optical Waveguides Meet Biomedical Needs

  • August 31, 2009
    Platinum Nanocatalyst Could Aid Drugmakers

  • August 31, 2009
    Is the Milky Way Doomed to be Destroyed by Galactic Bombardment? Probably Not, Study Says

  • August 30, 2009
    Counting Duplicated Genome Segments Now Possible

  • August 28, 2009
    Texas A&M-Galveston Professor Discovers New Species of Marine Life

  • August 28, 2009
    Acoustic Tweezers Can Position Tiny Objects

  • August 27, 2009
    The Mysterious Glaciers That Grew When Asia Heated Up

  • August 27, 2009
    Stimulus Funding Helps K-State Bring Undergrads to Prairie for Ecology, Molecular Biology Research

  • August 27, 2009
    Scientists Uncover Solar Cycle, Stratosphere and Ocean Connections

  • August 27, 2009
    Researchers Pinpoint Neural Nanoblockers in Carbon Nanotubes

  • August 27, 2009
    New Temperature Reconstruction From Indo-Pacific Warm Pool

  • August 27, 2009
    Mice Living in Sandy Hills Quickly Evolved Lighter Coloration

  • August 27, 2009
    Making Global Science Networking More User-friendly

  • August 26, 2009
    Tropical Storms Endure Over Wet Land, Fizzle Over Dry

  • August 26, 2009
    Scientists Find Evidence of Iridescence in 40 million-year-old Feather Fossil

  • August 26, 2009
    International Greenland Ice Coring Effort Sets New Drilling Record in 2009

  • August 25, 2009
    Retrofitted Historic Building Survives Strong Simulated Jolts During UCSD Test

  • August 25, 2009
    Professor and Students Unlock Secrets of Evolution

  • August 25, 2009
    LEGO Toy Helps Researchers Learn What Happens on Nanoscale

  • August 24, 2009
    Slow-motion Earthquake Testing Probes How Buildings Collapse in Quakes

  • August 24, 2009
    Scientists Shed New Light on Behavior of Shark 'Tweens' and 'Teenagers'

  • August 24, 2009
    Scientists Discover New Species of Crustacean on Lanzarote

  • August 24, 2009
    Global Warming Threatens Tropical Species, The Ecosystem and its By-products

  • August 21, 2009
    UCSF Researchers Identify Two Key Pathways in Adaptive Response

  • August 21, 2009
    Aphids Saved From Gruesome Death By Virus-infected Bacteria

  • August 20, 2009
    Ultrathin LEDs Create New Classes of Lighting and Display Systems

  • August 20, 2009
    Optimal Flu Vaccine Priorities Developed at Clemson University

  • August 20, 2009
    Millionths of a Second Can Cost Millions of Dollars: A New Way to Track Network Delays

  • August 20, 2009
    Let There be Light: Teaching Magnets to do More Than Just Stick Around

  • August 19, 2009
    Water in Mantle May be Associated With Subduction

  • August 19, 2009
    NSF TeraGrid Helps Hayden Planetarium Create Advanced Planetarium Show

  • August 19, 2009
    NSF Emerging Frontiers' Program Supports Development of Smart Materials Based on Study of Fish

  • August 19, 2009
    Major Insights Into Evolution of Life Reported by UCLA Molecular Biologist

  • August 19, 2009
    LIGO Listens for Gravitational Echoes of the Birth of the Universe

  • August 19, 2009
    'Rich Interaction' May Make Computers a Partner, Not a Product

  • August 18, 2009
    New Iowa State Supercomputer, Cystorm, Unleashes 28.16 Trillion Calculations Per Second

  • August 18, 2009
    LSU Professor Develops Integrated Storm Surge and Hurricane Wave Modeling Capabilities for Coastal Protection and Restoration

  • August 18, 2009
    How Mercury Becomes Toxic in the Environment

  • August 17, 2009
    Taking Up Music So You Can Hear

  • August 17, 2009
    Research Points to New Target for Stopping Colon Cancer

  • August 17, 2009
    Organic Electronics a Two-way Street, Thanks to New Plastic Semiconductor

  • August 17, 2009
    New DNA Test Uses Nanotechnology to Find Early Signs of Cancer

  • August 17, 2009
    Listening to Rocks Helps Researchers Better Understand Earthquakes

  • August 17, 2009
    Honey-bee Aggression Study Suggests Nurture Alters Nature

  • August 17, 2009
    Caltech and IBM Scientists Use Self-assembled DNA Scaffolding to Build Tiny Circuit Boards

  • August 17, 2009
    A New Cloaking Method

  • August 17, 2009
    New Nanolaser Key to Future Optical Computers and Technologies

  • August 14, 2009
    Math Model Accurately Mimics Cell Division in Carbon-cycling Bacterium

  • August 14, 2009
    Carnegie Mellon Develops Innovative Method to Detect Genetic Causes of Complex Diseases

  • August 13, 2009
    Early Modern Humans Use Fire to Engineer Tools From Stone

  • August 12, 2009
    The Mind's Eye Scans Like a Spotlight

  • August 12, 2009
    Princeton Pair Sets World Record in Packing Puzzle

  • August 12, 2009
    Harbingers of Increased Atlantic Hurricane Activity Identified

  • August 12, 2009
    Genome Duplication Responsible for More Plant Species Than Previously Thought

  • August 12, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Discover Storms in the Tropics of Titan

  • August 11, 2009
    SLAC Researchers Reveal the Dance of Water

  • August 11, 2009
    Physicists Make Crystal/Liquid Interface Visible for First Time

  • August 11, 2009
    Discovery to Aid Study of Biological Structures, Molecules

  • August 11, 2009
    Capping a Two-faced Particle Gives Duke Engineers Complete Control

  • August 10, 2009
    Tiny 'MEMS' Devices to Filter, Amplify Electronic Signals

  • August 10, 2009
    New Light-emitting Biomaterial Could Improve Tumor Imaging, Study Shows

  • August 10, 2009
    Lower-cost Solar Cells to be Printed Like Newspaper, Painted on Rooftops

  • August 10, 2009
    First Black Holes Born Starving

  • August 10, 2009
    Camera Flash Turns an Insulating Material Into a Conductor

  • August 10, 2009
    Biologists ID Molecular Basis of High-altitude Adaptation in Mice

  • August 6, 2009
    Scientists Devise Efficient Way of Learning About Complex Corn Traits

  • August 6, 2009
    Protein Folding: Diverse Methods Yield Clues

  • August 6, 2009
    Penn Researchers Show That Protein Unfolding is Key for Understanding Blood Clot Mechanics

  • August 6, 2009
    New Cancer Drug Delivery System is Effective and Reversible

  • August 6, 2009
    Maize Findings Could Lead to Vigorous New Varieties and Insights Into Human Genetics

  • August 6, 2009
    Long Debate Ended Over Cause, Demise of Ice Ages--May Also Help Predict Future

  • August 6, 2009
    Educate Yourself to Boost Achievement in Kids

  • August 6, 2009
    Carnegie Donates Landmark Clones to Biology

  • August 6, 2009
    Carbon Nanoparticles Toxic to Adult Fruit Flies but Benign to Young

  • August 6, 2009
    Beep, Beep, Oops, What Was I Doing?

  • August 5, 2009
    Students Build Robotic Teams in Summer Research Experience

  • August 5, 2009
    Shaking the Earth: Just Add Water

  • August 4, 2009
    Research Findings Contradict Myth of High Engineering Dropout Rate

  • August 4, 2009
    Plastics That Convert Light to Electricity Could Have a Big Impact

  • August 4, 2009
    Bone's Material Flaws Lead to Disease

  • August 3, 2009
    Sex in the Caribbean: Environmental Change Drives Evolutionary Change--Eventually

  • August 3, 2009
    Higher Carbon Dioxide May Give Pines Competitive Edge

  • August 3, 2009
    African Village Dogs are Genetically Much More Diverse Than Modern Breeds

  • July 31, 2009
    University of Minnesota Researchers Discover Breakthrough Method for Chemical Separations

  • July 31, 2009
    Rodent Size Linked to Human Population and Climate Change

  • July 31, 2009
    Iron Isotopes as a Tool in Oceanography

  • July 30, 2009
    Successful Completion of First Riser-drilling Operations in Earthquake Zone

  • July 30, 2009
    Researchers Report Successful Riser-drilling Operations in Seismogenic Zone

  • July 30, 2009
    Crashing Comets Not Likely the Cause of Earth's Mass Extinctions

  • July 30, 2009
    Algebra Adds Value to Mathematical Biology Education

  • July 29, 2009
    Trailblazing CSNET Network Receives 2009 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award

  • July 29, 2009
    New Computer Simulation Helps Explain Folding in Important Cellular Protein

  • July 29, 2009
    Douglas-fir and Geoducks Make Strange Bedfellows in Studying Climate Change

  • July 29, 2009
    Caltech Researchers Link Tiny Sea Creatures to Large-scale Ocean Mixing

  • July 28, 2009
    Stories We Tell About National Trauma Reflect Our Psychological Well-being

  • July 28, 2009
    Naming Evolution's Winners and Losers

  • July 27, 2009
    Video Shows Nanotube Spins as It Grows

  • July 27, 2009
    Nanodiamonds Deliver Insulin for Wound Healing

  • July 27, 2009
    Jade Sheds Light on Guatemala's Geologic History

  • July 27, 2009
    Earliest Animals Lived in a Lake Environment, Research Shows

  • July 27, 2009
    All-in-one Nanoparticle: A Swiss Army Knife for Nanomedicine

  • July 27, 2009
    After Dinosaurs, Mammals Rise but Their Genomes Get Smaller

  • July 26, 2009
    UCR Scientists Manipulate Ripples in Graphene, Enabling Strain-based Graphene Electronics

  • July 26, 2009
    Researchers Rapidly Turn Bacteria Into Biotech Factories

  • July 24, 2009
    Researchers Develop 'Brain-reading' Methods

  • July 23, 2009
    Parasitic Worms Make Sex Worthwhile

  • July 22, 2009
    Ytterbium's Broken Symmetry

  • July 22, 2009
    New Windows Opened on Cell-to-cell Interactions

  • July 22, 2009
    Music is the Engine of New University of Michigan Lab-on-a-chip Device

  • July 21, 2009
    This Article Will Self-destruct: A Tool to Make Online Personal Data Vanish

  • July 21, 2009
    For Horned Lizard, Horns Alone Do Not Make the Species

  • July 21, 2009
    Brain's Center for Perceiving 3-D Motion Is Identified

  • July 20, 2009
    UCI Scientists Discover Ozone-boosting Chemical Reaction

  • July 20, 2009
    UC Scientists Determine That Ancient Maya Practiced Forest Conservation--3,000 Years Ago

  • July 20, 2009
    Sea Lamprey Jettison One-fifth of Their Genome

  • July 20, 2009
    Prehistoric Cold Case Shows Hints of Interspecies Homicide

  • July 20, 2009
    Pacific Tsunami Threat Greater Than Expected

  • July 20, 2009
    Caltech-led Team Shows How Evolution Can Allow for Large Developmental Leaps

  • July 17, 2009
    Why Winning Athletes Are Getting Bigger

  • July 16, 2009
    Summer Research Internship Exposes Middle School Students to Robotics, Complex Data Collection

  • July 16, 2009
    Study Reveals Small Lizard Tucks Legs and Swims Like a Snake Through Desert Sand

  • July 16, 2009
    Solar Cycle Linked to Global Climate, Drives Events Similar to El Niño, La Niña

  • July 16, 2009
    Researchers Discover Evolutionary Event Underlying the Origin of Dachshunds, Dogs With Short Legs

  • July 16, 2009
    Research Indicates Ocean Current Shutdown May Be Gradual

  • July 16, 2009
    New Pheromone Helps Female Flies Tell Suitors to 'Buzz Off'

  • July 16, 2009
    Male Sex Chromosome Losing Genes by Rapid Evolution, Study Reveals

  • July 16, 2009
    Learning is Social, Computational, Supported by Neural Systems Linking People

  • July 16, 2009
    'Motion Picture' of Past Warming Paves Way for Snapshots of Future Climate Change

  • July 15, 2009
    Greater Yellowstone Elk-wolf Study Shows Elk Having Fewer Calves Due to Changes in Nutrition

  • July 14, 2009
    Sex Involved in Plant Defense

  • July 14, 2009
    Scientists Report First Remote, Underwater Detection of Harmful Algae, Toxins

  • July 14, 2009
    Reviews of Microbial Gene Language Published in Special Issue of Trends in Microbiology

  • July 14, 2009
    Mathematics Taking Guesswork Out of Plastic Surgery Tissue Transfer

  • July 14, 2009
    Concrete Columns with Internal Bars Made of Glass Fibers Can Make a Building Sturdier

  • July 14, 2009
    A Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On

  • July 13, 2009
    Scientists Discover Repulsive Side to Light Force

  • July 13, 2009
    Neuroimaging Suggests That Truthfulness Requires No Act of Will for Honest People

  • July 13, 2009
    Active Genes Discovered in the Developing Mammal Brain

  • July 9, 2009
    Tremors on Southern San Andreas Fault May Mean Increased Earthquake Risk

  • July 9, 2009
    Simulations Illuminate Universe's First Twin Stars

  • July 9, 2009
    Seals Quickly Respond to Gain and Loss of Habitat Under Climate Change

  • July 9, 2009
    Rensselaer Researchers to Participate in Seismic Test of Seven-story Building

  • July 9, 2009
    New Theory Gives More Precise Estimates of Large-scale Biodiversity

  • July 9, 2009
    New Theory Gives More Precise Estimates of Large-scale Biodiversity

  • July 9, 2009
    Methane-eating Microbes Can Use Iron and Manganese Oxides to 'Breathe'

  • July 8, 2009
    UCSD Engineers to Shake Historic Masonry Building During Strong Simulated Earthquakes

  • July 8, 2009
    Robot Learns to Smile and Frown

  • July 8, 2009
    One-finger Exercise Reveals Unexpected Limits to Dexterity

  • July 8, 2009
    New Way to Make Sensors That Detect Toxic Chemicals

  • July 8, 2009
    Giant Supernovae Farthest Ever Detected

  • July 8, 2009
    Forest Fire Prevention Efforts Will Lessen Carbon Sequestration, Add to Greenhouse Warming

  • July 8, 2009
    Explosive Growth of Life on Earth Fueled by Early Greening of Planet

  • July 7, 2009
    'Normal' Cells Far From Cancer Give Nanosignals of Trouble

  • July 6, 2009
    Nitrogen Research Shows How Some Plants Invade, Take Over Others

  • July 6, 2009
    Clinical Trial Shows Quadriplegics Can Operate Powered Wheelchair With Tongue Drive System

  • July 6, 2009
    Carnegie Mellon Researchers Find Social Security Numbers Can Be Predicted With Public Information

  • July 2, 2009
    VLBA Locates Superenergetic Bursts Near Giant Black Hole

  • July 2, 2009
    Second Life Data Offers Window Into How Trends Spread

  • July 2, 2009
    Pinpointing Origin of Gamma Rays From a Supermassive Black Hole

  • July 2, 2009
    Perfect Pitch Study Offers Window Into Influences of Nature and Nurture

  • July 2, 2009
    New Type of El Niño Could Mean More Hurricanes Make Landfall

  • July 2, 2009
    Ferns Took to the Trees and Thrived

  • July 2, 2009
    Cells Use Import Machinery to Export Their Goods as Well

  • July 2, 2009
    'Genetic Arms Race' Between Bacteria, Viruses, Subject of Stimulus Grant

  • July 1, 2009
    Plants Save the Earth From an Icy Doom

  • July 1, 2009
    Plants Kept the Ice Age in Check

  • July 1, 2009
    New Fossil Primate Suggests Common Asian Ancestor, Challenges Primates Such as 'Ida'

  • July 1, 2009
    International Team of Students and Scientists on Month-long Field Course in Siberian Arctic

  • June 30, 2009
    UB Geologists to Help Communicate the Dangers of Colombian Volcano

  • June 30, 2009
    Stirred, Not Shaken: Bio-inspired Cilia Mix Medical Reagents at Small Scales

  • June 30, 2009
    Plant Protein 'Doorkeepers' Block Invading Microbes, Study Finds

  • June 30, 2009
    New Statistical Technique Improves Precision of Nanotechnology Data

  • June 30, 2009
    Integrated Optical Trap Holds Particles for On-chip Analysis

  • June 30, 2009
    Earth's Most Prominent Rainfall Feature Creeping Northward

  • June 30, 2009
    Anti-biotech Groups Obstruct Forest Biotechnology

  • June 29, 2009
    Straighten Up and Fly Right: Moths Benefit More From Flexible Wings Than Rigid

  • June 29, 2009
    Reading the Brain Without Poking It

  • June 29, 2009
    Peer Pressure Plays Major Role in Environmental Behavior

  • June 29, 2009
    New Tool Finds Best Heart Disease and Stroke Treatments for Patients With Diabetes

  • June 29, 2009
    Fermilab's CDF Observes Omega-sub-b Baryon

  • June 26, 2009
    First Riser-drilling Research Operations Undertaken

  • June 26, 2009
    Dolphins Get a Lift From Delta Wing Technology

  • June 25, 2009
    Dowling College Professors Develop Groundbreaking Experiment That Shows Promise for Bioengineering Field

  • June 24, 2009
    Study Finds DNA Barcoding Requires Caution Without Closer Examination

  • June 24, 2009
    Streaming Sand Grains Help Define Essence of a Liquid

  • June 24, 2009
    Space Shuttle Science Shows How 1908 Tunguska Explosion Was Caused By a Comet

  • June 24, 2009
    Lasers Can Lengthen Quantum Bit Memory by 1,000 Times

  • June 24, 2009
    Computers Aid in Cracking Deception in Plants

  • June 23, 2009
    U of M Study Finds New Insight on Therapy for a Devastating Parasitic Disease

  • June 23, 2009
    On Malaria Struggle, Baboons and Humans Have Similar Stories to Tell

  • June 23, 2009
    Notre Dame Study Describes Evidence of World's Oldest Known Granaries

  • June 23, 2009
    Employee Involvement Programs Key to Workplace Diversity

  • June 23, 2009
    Changes in Brain Architecture May be Driven by Different Cognitive Challenges

  • June 23, 2009
    300 Billion Weather Forecasts Used by Americans Annually, Survey Finds

  • June 23, 2009
    'Mixed Reality' Human Helps Medical Students Learn to Do Intimate Exams

  • June 22, 2009
    Obsidian 'Trail' Provides Clues to How Humans Settled, Interacted in Kuril Islands

  • June 22, 2009
    Midget Plant Gets Makeover

  • June 22, 2009
    Carb Synthesis Sheds Light on Promising Tuberculosis Drug Target

  • June 22, 2009
    Bioengineers Develop a Microfabricated Device to Measure Cellular Forces During Tissue Development

  • June 21, 2009
    Ice Sheets Can Retreat 'In a Geologic Instant,' Study of Prehistoric Glacier Shows

  • June 19, 2009
    Researchers Observe Single Protein Dimers Wavering Between Two Symmetrically-opposed Structures

  • June 19, 2009
    Mechanics: Ordinary Meets Quantum

  • June 19, 2009
    Athletes, Spectators Faced Unprecedented Air Pollution at 2008 Olympic Games

  • June 18, 2009
    Sunspots Revealed in Striking Detail by Supercomputers

  • June 18, 2009
    Mate Selection: How Does She Know He'll Take Care of the Kids?

  • June 18, 2009
    Discovery of a Water Snake That Startles Fish in a Way That Makes Them Flee Into its Jaws

  • June 18, 2009
    CO2 Higher Today Than Last 2.1 Million Years

  • June 18, 2009
    Argonne, UC Scientists Reach Milestone in Study of Emergent Magnetism

  • June 18, 2009
    Ancient Drought and Rapid Cooling Drastically Altered Climate

  • June 17, 2009
    Unlike Rubber Bands, Molecular Bonds May Not Break Faster When Pulled

  • June 17, 2009
    Study Supports Validity of Test That Indicates Widespread, Unconscious Bias

  • June 17, 2009
    Scientists Sequence Genome of the N2-fixing, Soil-living Bacterium, Azotobacter Vinelandii

  • June 17, 2009
    Researchers Putting a Freeze on Oscillator Vibrations

  • June 17, 2009
    Nonstick and Laser-safe Gold Aids Laser Trapping of Biomolecules

  • June 17, 2009
    Carnegie Mellon Develops Java Programming Tools Employing Human-centered Design Techniques

  • June 16, 2009
    Putting a Name to a Face May Be Key to Brain's Facial Expertise

  • June 16, 2009
    New Research Effort Discovers Ancient Maya Intensively Cultivated Manioc

  • June 16, 2009
    Crustacean Shell With Polyester Creates Mixed-fiber Material for Nerve Repair

  • June 16, 2009
    Cells Are Like Robust Computational Systems

  • June 15, 2009
    VBI Researchers Develop New Method for Breast Cancer Biomarker Discovery

  • June 15, 2009
    Vanderbilt Researchers Pioneer an Advanced Sepsis Detection and Management System

  • June 15, 2009
    Stress Puts Double Whammy on Reproductive System, Fertility

  • June 15, 2009
    NYU Researchers Create Method to Precisely Glue Particles Together on the Micro- and Nano-scale

  • June 15, 2009
    IUPUI Chemists Develop Distributed Drug Discovery: Finding Drugs for Neglected Diseases

  • June 15, 2009
    How Young Mice Phone Home: Study Gives Clue to How Mothers' Brains Screen for Baby Calls

  • June 15, 2009
    Fossil Teeth of Browsing Horse Found in Panama Canal Earthworks

  • June 15, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Use High-pressure 'Alchemy' to Create Nonexpanding Metals

  • June 15, 2009
    Advance in Understanding Cellulose Synthesis

  • June 15, 2009
    A Tiny Frozen Microbe May Hold Clues to Extraterrestrial Life

  • June 12, 2009
    Protein That Triggers Plant Cell Division Revealed by Researchers

  • June 11, 2009
    Maple Seeds and Animals Exploit the Same Trick to Fly

  • June 11, 2009
    Abrupt Global Warming Could Shift Monsoon Patterns, Hurt Agriculture

  • June 10, 2009
    Physicists Make a Splash with Rain Discovery

  • June 10, 2009
    Penn Materials Scientist Finds Plumber's Wonderland on Graphene

  • June 10, 2009
    Peculiar, Junior-sized Supernova Discovered by New York Teen

  • June 10, 2009
    Evolution Can Occur in Less Than 10 Years

  • June 10, 2009
    'Weedy' Bird Species May Win as Temperatures Rise

  • June 9, 2009
    University of Nevada, Reno, Surveys Earthquake Faults Through Downtown

  • June 9, 2009
    Red Giant Star Betelgeuse is Mysteriously Shrinking

  • June 9, 2009
    MIT Takes Aim at 'Pphantom' Traffic Jams

  • June 9, 2009
    Isolated Forest Patches Lose Species, Diversity

  • June 9, 2009
    Discovery Raises New Doubts About Dinosaur-bird Links

  • June 9, 2009
    Colon Cancer Screening Technique Shows Continued Promise in New Study

  • June 8, 2009
    To 300 Million Light Years, and Beyond--a New Way to Measure Cosmic Distances

  • June 8, 2009
    Thinnest Superconducting Metal Created

  • June 8, 2009
    Study: Engineering Stereotypes Drive Counterproductive Practices

  • June 8, 2009
    Study Shows Animal Mating Choices More Complex Than Once Thought

  • June 8, 2009
    Fossil Bone Bed Helps Reconstruct Life Along California's Ancient Coastline

  • June 8, 2009
    Effective Over-the-counter Prostate Cancer Test Kit Likely in Next Few Years

  • June 8, 2009
    Archeological Evidence of Human Activity Found Beneath Lake Huron

  • June 5, 2009
    If at First You Don't Succeed, Let the Search Engine Try

  • June 5, 2009
    ASU STEM Initiative Named 'Best Emerging Partnership'

  • June 4, 2009
    New, Light-driven Nanomotor is Simpler, More Promising, Scientists Say

  • June 4, 2009
    New Proxy Reveals How Humans Have Disrupted the Nitrogen Cycle

  • June 4, 2009
    Midge Keeps Invasive Mosquito in Check, Aiding Native Mosquitoes

  • June 4, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Create Nanoscale Zipper Cavity That Responds to Single Photons of Light

  • June 4, 2009
    At Long Last, How Plants Make Eggs

  • June 4, 2009
    'Pelvis Has Left the Building'

  • June 3, 2009
    Small Molecules Mimic Natural Gene Regulators

  • June 2, 2009
    Scientists Create Metal That Pumps Liquid Uphill

  • June 2, 2009
    Hybrid Remotely Operated Vehicle Nereus Reaches Deepest Part of the Ocean

  • June 2, 2009
    Computer Modeling Shows Strategies to Rein in Epidemics Need to be Retooled for Rural Populations

  • June 1, 2009
    Time Series Identify Population Responses to Climate Change

  • June 1, 2009
    Splash, Babble, Sploosh: Computer Algorithm Simulates the Sound of Water

  • June 1, 2009
    Protein Linked to Mental Retardation Controls Synapse Maturation, Plasticity, CSHL Team Finds

  • June 1, 2009
    Faster Protein Folding Achieved Through Nanosecond Pressure Jump

  • June 1, 2009
    CU-Boulder Study Shows 53-million-year-old High Arctic Mammals Wintered in Darkness

  • May 29, 2009
    Theorists Reveal Path to True Muonium

  • May 29, 2009
    Slicing Chromosomes Leads to New Insights Into Cell Division

  • May 28, 2009
    Studies Shed Light on Collapse of Coral Reefs

  • May 28, 2009
    MIT, BU Engineer Cellular Circuits That Count Events

  • May 27, 2009
    What Goes Down, Must Come Up: Earth's Leaky Mantle

  • May 27, 2009
    Rare Radio Supernova in Nearby Galaxy is Nearest Supernova in Five Years

  • May 27, 2009
    Melting Greenland Ice Sheets May Threaten Northeast United States, Canada

  • May 27, 2009
    First 'Nanorust' Field Test Slated in Mexico

  • May 27, 2009
    Biologists: Greening Arctic Not Likely to Offset Permafrost Carbon Release

  • May 26, 2009
    Toward Cheap Underwater Sensor Nets

  • May 26, 2009
    Notre Dame Researchers Describe New Tool for Evaluating 'Managed Relocations'

  • May 26, 2009
    New Technique Could Find Water on Earth-like Planets Orbiting Distant Suns

  • May 26, 2009
    MSU Discoveries Upend Traditional Thinking About How Plants Make Certain Compounds

  • May 22, 2009
    Waxy Plant Substance Key for Absorption of Water, Nutrients

  • May 22, 2009
    'Biodiversity Beyond the Habitat's Borders

  • May 21, 2009
    Psychologists Find That Head Movement is More Important Than Gender in Nonverbal Communication

  • May 21, 2009
    Mockingbirds in Fickle Climates Sing Fancier Tunes

  • May 21, 2009
    K-State's Fast Laser Research and Theory Building on Einsten's Work by Timing Electrons Emissions

  • May 21, 2009
    'Missing Link': Revealing Fast-spinning Pulsar Mysteries

  • May 20, 2009
    World's Largest Telescope at NJIT's Big Bear Captures Sun's Magnetic Field Better

  • May 20, 2009
    Small Evolutionary Shifts Make Big Impacts--Like Developing Night Vision

  • May 20, 2009
    New 'Broadband' Cloaking Technology Simple to Manufacture

  • May 20, 2009
    Exposure to Two Languages Carries Far-reaching Benefits

  • May 20, 2009
    Beneficial Plant 'Spillover' Effect Seen From Landscape Corridors

  • May 18, 2009
    U of Minnesota Researcher Develops Brain-scanning Process that Holds Promise for Epilepsy Treatments

  • May 18, 2009
    New Tool Isolates RNA Within Specific Cells

  • May 18, 2009
    New Tool for Next-generation Cancer Treatments Using Nanodiamonds

  • May 18, 2009
    New Insight Into Primate Eye Evolution

  • May 18, 2009
    New Element Found to Be a Superconductor

  • May 18, 2009
    Enabling Graphene-based Technology Via Chemical Functionalization

  • May 18, 2009
    Cosmology's Best Standard Candles Get Even Better

  • May 18, 2009
    Babies Born to Native High-altitude Mothers Have Decreased Risk of Low Birth Weight

  • May 15, 2009
    Tumor Growth and Chemo Response May Be Predicted by Mathematical Model

  • May 15, 2009
    Snail Venoms Reflect Reduced Competition

  • May 15, 2009
    Immersive Game Engages Girls in Science and Technology

  • May 15, 2009
    From a Queen Song to a Better Music Search Engine

  • May 15, 2009
    Arctic River Deltas May Hold Clues to Future Global Climate

  • May 14, 2009
    Nanotechnology Research Paves the Way to Ever Smaller Electronic Devices

  • May 14, 2009
    MIT Reels in RNA Surprise With Microbial Ocean Catch

  • May 14, 2009
    Graphene Yields Secrets to its Extraordinary Properties

  • May 14, 2009
    Computer Model Predicts Brain Tumor Growth and Evolution

  • May 14, 2009
    Brain's Organization Switches as Children Become Adults

  • May 13, 2009
    Study Finds Surprising New Pathway for North Atlantic Circulation

  • May 13, 2009
    Of Traffic Jams, Beach Sands and the Zero-temperature Jamming Transition

  • May 13, 2009
    Natural Petroleum Seeps Release Equivalent of Eight to 80 Exxon Valdez Oil Spills

  • May 13, 2009
    Cold Water Ocean Circulation Doesn't Work as Expected

  • May 12, 2009
    MIT's Implantable Device Offers Continuous Cancer Monitoring

  • May 12, 2009
    Dogs, Maybe Not, But Old Genes Can Learn New Tricks

  • May 12, 2009
    Any Way You Slice It, Warming Climate is Affecting Cascades Snowpack

  • May 11, 2009
    Warriors Do Not Always Get the Girl

  • May 11, 2009
    River Delta Areas Can Provide Clue to Environmental Changes, Texas A&M Professor Says

  • May 11, 2009
    Pliable Proteins Keep Photosynthesis on the Light Path

  • May 11, 2009
    Liquid Lens Creates Tiny Flexible Laser on a Chip

  • May 10, 2009
    New Nanocrystals Show Potential for Cheap Lasers, New Lighting

  • May 8, 2009
    Vise Squad: Putting the Squeeze on a Crystal Leads to Novel Electronics

  • May 8, 2009
    Scientists Discover Ultrasonic Communication Among Frogs

  • May 8, 2009
    Caltech Physicists Detect Entanglement of One Photon Shared Among Four Locations

  • May 7, 2009
    The Rise of Oxygen Caused Earth's Earliest Ice Age

  • May 7, 2009
    Team of Researchers Achieves Major Step Toward Faster Chips

  • May 7, 2009
    Physicists Take First Steps to Harness Antimatter

  • May 6, 2009
    UCLA Physicists Create World's Smallest Incandescent Lamp

  • May 4, 2009
    Study Finds Particles, Molecules Prefer Not to Mix

  • May 4, 2009
    Research Gives Clues for Self-cleaning Materials, Water-striding Robots

  • May 4, 2009
    Princeton Geoscientist Offers New Evidence That Meteorite Did Not Wipe Out Dinosaurs

  • May 4, 2009
    MIT: Targeting Tumors Using Tiny Gold Particles

  • May 4, 2009
    A Bridge Between Land and Sea

  • May 1, 2009
    Researchers are Pioneering the Use of 'Smart Cameras' to Help Monitor Elderly People Who Live Alone

  • May 1, 2009
    Climate Change Threatens Lake Baikal's Unique Biota

  • April 30, 2009
    Synthetic Chemical Offers Solution for Crops Facing Drought

  • April 30, 2009
    Southern Glaciers Grow Out of Step With North

  • April 30, 2009
    Report Shows U.S. Wildlife Trade Poorly Regulated

  • April 30, 2009
    Penn Geneticist Publishes Largest-ever Study on African Genetics Revealing Origins, Migration

  • April 30, 2009
    New Sequences From Hadrosaur Dinosaur Confirm That Ancient Protein is Preserved Over Time

  • April 29, 2009
    Nanophysicists Find Unexpected Magnetic Effect

  • April 29, 2009
    Make Brighter, Full-color Electronic Readers? Brilliant!

  • April 29, 2009
    Darwin in a Test Tube

  • April 29, 2009
    Brain Processes Written Words as Unique 'Objects,' GUMC Neuroscientists Say

  • April 28, 2009
    Unifying the Animate and the Inanimate Designs of Nature

  • April 28, 2009
    Seaglider Monitors Waters From Arctic During Record-breaking Journey Under Ice

  • April 28, 2009
    Native Americans Descended From a Single Ancestral Group, DNA Study Confirms

  • April 28, 2009
    Nanoneedle is Small in Size, but Huge in Applications

  • April 28, 2009
    Keynoter to Highlight Need for Continual Change in Sustainable Education Reform

  • April 28, 2009
    Astronomers Find Farthest Known Object

  • April 27, 2009
    Plants Could Override Climate Change Effects on Wildfires

  • April 27, 2009
    New Human Movement Model Can Aid in Studying Epidemic Outbreaks, Public Planning

  • April 27, 2009
    Catching the Lightwave: Nano-mechanical Sensors 'Wired' by Photonics

  • April 26, 2009
    MIT: Making Waves in the Brain

  • April 24, 2009
    New Technique That Scrambles Light May Lead to Sharper Images, Wider Views

  • April 23, 2009
    Study Rules Out Ancient Bursts of Seafloor Methane Emissions

  • April 23, 2009
    Fire Influences Global Warming More Than Previously Thought

  • April 23, 2009
    Fingerprinting Slow Earthquakes

  • April 23, 2009
    Discovery of an Unexpected Boost for Solar Water-splitting Cells

  • April 23, 2009
    Ancient Greenland Methane Study Good News for Planet, Says CU-Boulder Scientist

  • April 22, 2009
    Using Combinatorial Libraries to Engineer Genetic Circuits Advances Synthetic Biology

  • April 22, 2009
    Self-healing Concrete for Safer, More Durable Infrastructure

  • April 22, 2009
    Researchers Report 'Moderately Large' Potential for Red Tide Outbreak in Gulf of Maine Region

  • April 22, 2009
    Advances in Computer Simulation are Crucial to Future for U.S. Science and Engineering, New Report Shows

  • April 21, 2009
    Workshop Seeks to Lure Women Researchers From Industry to Academia

  • April 21, 2009
    Water Levels Dropping in Some Major Rivers as Global Climate Changes

  • April 21, 2009
    Remembrance of Things Past Influences How Female Field Crickets Select Mates

  • April 21, 2009
    Power Steering for Your Hearing

  • April 21, 2009
    New 167-processor Chip is Super-fast, Ultra Energy-efficient

  • April 21, 2009
    Brown Anthropologist Examines Stigma of Infertility in Nigeria

  • April 20, 2009
    UH Initiative Will Use 'Harry Potter' to Conjure Love for Science in Houston-area Schools

  • April 20, 2009
    Self-assembled Nanowires Could Make Chips Smaller and Faster

  • April 20, 2009
    Carnegie Mellon Scientists Develop Method for Verifying Safety of Computer-controlled Devices

  • April 20, 2009
    Baby Mammoth Studies Validate Researcher's Techniques

  • April 17, 2009
    Unlikely Life Thriving at Antarctica's Blood Falls

  • April 17, 2009
    Museum Specimens Aid Conservation Effort in Madagascar

  • April 17, 2009
    Alligators Hint at What Life May Have Been Like for Dinosaurs

  • April 16, 2009
    Scientists Get a Grip on Colliding Fermions to Enhance Atomic Clock Accuracy

  • April 16, 2009
    Putting the Squeeze on an Old Material Could Lead to 'Instant On' Electronic Memory

  • April 16, 2009
    Origins of Sulfur in Rocks Tells Early Oxygen Story

  • April 16, 2009
    Novel CU-Boulder Technique Shrinks Size of Nanotechnology Circuitry

  • April 16, 2009
    Microbes Thrive in Harsh, Isolated Water Under Antarctic Glacier

  • April 16, 2009
    Megadroughts in Sub-saharan Africa Normal for the Region

  • April 15, 2009
    UI Chemists' DNA Biosynthesis Discovery Could Lead to Better Antibiotics

  • April 15, 2009
    UI Biologist Studies Ocean Plant Cell Adaptation in Climate Change

  • April 15, 2009
    Separating the Good From the Bad

  • April 15, 2009
    Light Scattering Technology May Hold Promise for Quickly Determining Chemotherapy's Effectiveness

  • April 15, 2009
    Implementing Sustainable Technology to Monitor the Integrity of the Nation's Bridges

  • April 15, 2009
    Brown Researchers Create Novel Technique to Sequence Human Genome

  • April 14, 2009
    Researchers Study Signaling Networks That Set Up Genetic Code

  • April 14, 2009
    People's Misperceptions Cloud Their Understanding of Rainy Weather Forecasts

  • April 14, 2009
    One-story Masonry Building Survives Strong Jolts During UC-San Diego Seismic Tests

  • April 14, 2009
    Duke Physicists See the Cosmos in a Coffee Cup

  • April 14, 2009
    Cuts in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Would Save Arctic Ice, Reduce Sea-level Rise

  • April 14, 2009
    'Natural' Nitrogen-fixing Bacteria Protect Soybeans From Aphids

  • April 13, 2009
    Measuring the Immeasurable: New Study Links Heat Transfer, Bond Strength of Materials

  • April 13, 2009
    Biosphere 2 Experiment Shows How Fast Heat Could Kill Drought-stressed Trees

  • April 12, 2009
    UCSF Team Closer to Creating Safe Embryonic-like Stem Cells

  • April 10, 2009
    IU Astronomer's Discovery Poses Challenge to Galaxy Formation Theories

  • April 10, 2009
    CSI: Pisco, Peru

  • April 9, 2009
    Solomon Islands Earthquake Sheds Light on Enhanced Tsunami Risk

  • April 9, 2009
    Genes From Tiny Marine Algae Suggest Unsuspected Avenues for New Research

  • April 9, 2009
    First Results From Penn's Balloon-borne Telescope BLAST

  • April 8, 2009
    Study Compares Sound From Exploding Volcanoes With Jet Engines

  • April 8, 2009
    Software Improves P2P Privacy by Hiding in the Crowd

  • April 8, 2009
    Physicists Discover Important Step for Making Light Crystals

  • April 8, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Control Complex Nucleation Processes Using DNA Origami Seeds

  • April 8, 2009
    Ancient Diatoms Lead to New Technology for Solar Energy

  • April 7, 2009
    Mass Spec Technique Analyzes Defensive Chemicals on Seaweed Surfaces for Potential Drugs

  • April 7, 2009
    Caltech Researchers Train Computers to Analyze Fruit-fly Behavior

  • April 6, 2009
    NSF Supercomputer Helps SoCal Prepare for the Big One

  • April 6, 2009
    NOAA: National Tornado Experiment to Begin in May

  • April 6, 2009
    MIT: Cooperative Behavior Meshes With Evolutionary Theory

  • April 6, 2009
    Digital Album Puts Focus on Kids' Health

  • April 6, 2009
    Bridging the Gap Between Wireless Sensor Networks and the Scientists Who Use Them

  • April 5, 2009
    Poison: It's What's for Dinner

  • April 3, 2009
    Penn Researchers Demonstrate a New Model for Drug Discovery With a Fluorescent Anesthetic

  • April 3, 2009
    Bone Deformities Linked to Inbreeding in Wolves

  • April 2, 2009
    Simulations and Ancient Magnetism Suggest Mantle Plumes May Bend Deep Beneath Earth's Crust

  • April 2, 2009
    Researchers Unravel Role of Priming in Plant Immunity

  • April 2, 2009
    Redefining What It Means to Be a Prion

  • April 2, 2009
    Nimbus and Cloud Computing Meet STAR Production Demands

  • April 2, 2009
    Naturally Fluorescent Molecules May Serve As Cancer Biomarker

  • April 2, 2009
    MIT Virus Battery Could Power Cars, Electronic Devices

  • April 2, 2009
    Being Isaac Newton: Computer Derives Natural Laws From Raw Data

  • April 1, 2009
    Study Unravels Why Certain Fishes Went Extinct 65 Million Years Ago

  • April 1, 2009
    Peering Inside Nanowires

  • April 1, 2009
    NCSA Researchers Create Interactive Virtual Learning Space

  • April 1, 2009
    Mollusks Taste Memories to Build Shells

  • April 1, 2009
    Humans May Be Losers if Technological Nature Replaces the Real Thing

  • April 1, 2009
    Distinguishing Single Cells With Nothing But Light

  • April 1, 2009
    'Dramatic' Increase in Ph.D.s Awarded to Minority Scientists, AAAS Report Shows

  • March 31, 2009
    Rocket Launches May Need Regulation to Prevent Ozone Depletion, Says Study

  • March 31, 2009
    Researchers Find Better Way to Manufacture Fast Computer Chips

  • March 31, 2009
    Magnetic Nano-'shepherds' Organize Cells

  • March 31, 2009
    Landscape Found to Influence Spread of Malairia

  • March 30, 2009
    New Molecular Force Probe Stretches Molecules, Atom by Atom

  • March 30, 2009
    Microbes Turn Electricity Directly to Methane Without Hydrogen Generation

  • March 27, 2009
    Penn Biologists Demonstrate That Size Matters... In Snail Shells

  • March 26, 2009
    New Metasearch Engine Leaves Google, Yahoo Crawling

  • March 25, 2009
    You Don't Call, You Don't Write: Connectivity in Marine Fish Populations

  • March 25, 2009
    Structure More Effective in High School Science Classes, Study Reveals

  • March 25, 2009
    Rice Fine-tunes Attack on Cancer

  • March 25, 2009
    Arecibo Pulsar Survey is Using 50,000 PCs Worldwide to Generate Supercomputing Power

  • March 25, 2009
    Airborne Disease Holds Potential for Unexpected, Accelerated Spread

  • March 24, 2009
    Video Games, Cell Phones and Academic Performance: Some Good News

  • March 24, 2009
    Self-cleaning, Low-reflectivity Treatment Boosts Efficiency for Photovoltaic Cells

  • March 24, 2009
    New EINSTEIN@HOME Effort Launched: Home Computers to Search Arecibo Data for New Pulsars

  • March 24, 2009
    Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-temperature AFM

  • March 24, 2009
    Flexible, Transparent Supercapacitors Are Latest Devices From USC Nanotube Lab

  • March 24, 2009
    Citizen Scientists Watch Flowers for Clues About Climate

  • March 24, 2009
    Argonne Cloud Computing Helps Scientists Run High Energy Physics Experiments

  • March 24, 2009
    A New Family of Molecules for Self-assembly: The Carboranes

  • March 24, 2009
    4,000-year-old Coral Beds Among World's Oldest Living Things

  • March 23, 2009
    Solving a Subatomic Shell Game

  • March 23, 2009
    Researchers Find the Earliest Evidence of Domesticated Maize

  • March 23, 2009
    Proteins by Design: Penn Biochemists Create New Protein From Scratch

  • March 23, 2009
    Hollow Gold Nanospheres Show Promise for Biomedical and Other Applications

  • March 22, 2009
    Education Slowing AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • March 19, 2009
    The World's a Classroom? Thanks to Technology, It Can Be

  • March 19, 2009
    Syracuse University Researchers Build a New Surface Material That Resists Biofilm Growth

  • March 19, 2009
    Stranger Knows Best

  • March 19, 2009
    Pilot Study Shows Effectiveness of New, Low-cost Method for Monitoring Hand Hygiene Compliance

  • March 19, 2009
    Brown-led Team Offers First Look at How Bats Land

  • March 18, 2009
    Zinc Oxide Gives Green Shine to New Photoconductors

  • March 18, 2009
    West Antarctic Ice Comes and Goes, Rapidly

  • March 18, 2009
    Swimming Pool Game Inspires Robot Detection

  • March 18, 2009
    Shellfish and Inkjet Printers May Hold Key to Faster Healing From Surgeries

  • March 18, 2009
    Scientists Cable Seafloor Seismometer Into California's Earthquake Network

  • March 18, 2009
    Particle Oddball Surprises CDF Physicists at Fermilab

  • March 18, 2009
    Lab-on-a-chip Homes in on How Cancer Cells Break Free

  • March 18, 2009
    Earth's Crust Melts Easier Than Previously Thought

  • March 17, 2009
    MIT: 'Alarming' Use of Energy in Modern Manufacturing Methods

  • March 17, 2009
    Brown Chemists Create More Efficient Palladium Fuel Cell Catalysts

  • March 16, 2009
    Mighty Diatoms: Global Climate Feedback From Microscopic Algae

  • March 13, 2009
    Stainless Steel Replaces Platinum in Hydrogen-producing Microbial Electrolysis Cells

  • March 13, 2009
    Physicists Offer New Theory for Iron Compounds

  • March 13, 2009
    Malaria Immunity Trigger Found for Multiple Mosquito Species

  • March 13, 2009
    Fledgling Mantle Plume May be Cause of African Volcano's Unique Lava

  • March 13, 2009
    Fermilab Experiments Constrain Higgs Mass

  • March 12, 2009
    Wind Shifts May Stir CO2 From Antarctic Depths

  • March 12, 2009
    Rabies Deaths From Dog Bites Could Be Eliminated

  • March 12, 2009
    Phytoplankton is Changing Along the Antarctic Peninsula

  • March 12, 2009
    Physicists Offer New Theory for Iron Compounds

  • March 12, 2009
    Argonne Scientists Reveal Interaction Between Supersonic Fuel Spray and its Shock Wave

  • March 12, 2009
    American Carnivores Evolved to Avoid Each Other, New Study Suggests

  • March 12, 2009
    'Peking Man' Older Than Thought; Somehow Adapted to Cold

  • March 11, 2009
    Texas-sized Tract of Single-celled Clones

  • March 11, 2009
    Researchers Identify a Process That Regulates Seed Germination

  • March 11, 2009
    Precision Measurement of W Boson Mass Portends Stricter Limits for Higgs Particle

  • March 11, 2009
    New Computer Models Successfully Link Donors and Kidney Transplant Patients

  • March 11, 2009
    Nanowires May Lead to Better Fuel Cells

  • March 11, 2009
    MIT Battery Material Could Lead to Rapid Recharging of Many Devices

  • March 11, 2009
    Cells Get Two Chances, Not Just One, to Fix Their Mistakes

  • March 11, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Discover Mechanism for Wind Detection in Fruit Flies

  • March 10, 2009
    Polarizers May Enhance Remote Chemical Detection

  • March 10, 2009
    Biofilms: Even Stickier Than Suspected

  • March 10, 2009
    Barbara Liskov Wins Turing Award

  • March 10, 2009
    Amazonian Amphibian Diversity Traced to Andes

  • March 9, 2009
    Spinning Carbon Nanotubes Spawns New Wireless Applications

  • March 9, 2009
    How Moths Key Into the Scent of a Flower

  • March 9, 2009
    Brown Physicists Play Key Role in Single Top Quark Discovery

  • March 9, 2009
    Arizona Middle School Students Blend Aesthetics and Technology to Create Art Installations

  • March 6, 2009
    UConn Chemists Find Secret to Increasing Luminescence Efficiency of Carbon Nanotubes

  • March 5, 2009
    Study Finds That Students Benefit From Depth, Rather Than Breadth, in High School Science Courses

  • March 5, 2009
    PowerNap Plan Could Save 75 Percent of Data Center Energy

  • March 5, 2009
    Markets Outperform Patents in Promoting Intellectual Discovery, Say Caltech-led Economists

  • March 5, 2009
    Buckyballs Could Keep Water Systems Flowing

  • March 3, 2009
    Researchers Discover a Potential On-off Switch For Nanoelectronics

  • March 3, 2009
    Musicians Have Biological Advantage in Identifying Emotion in Sound

  • March 3, 2009
    Kraken Passes Formal Acceptance, Ready for Science

  • March 3, 2009
    Highest Known Microbial Ecosystems on Earth Fueled by Volcanic Gases

  • March 2, 2009
    The Two Worlds of Kids' Morals

  • March 2, 2009
    Study Critiques Corn-for-ethanol's Carbon Footprint

  • March 2, 2009
    Optical Techniques Show Continued Promise in Detecting Pancreatic Cancer

  • February 26, 2009
    Spun-sugar Fibers Spawn Sweet Technique for Nerve Repair

  • February 26, 2009
    Purdue Study Projects Weakened Monsoon Season in South Asia

  • February 26, 2009
    Prehistoric Global Cooling Caused by CO2, Research Finds

  • February 26, 2009
    CO2 Drop and Global Cooling Caused Antarctic Glacier to Form

  • February 25, 2009
    Researchers Capture Wave of Brain Activity Linked to Anticipation

  • February 25, 2009
    Nanotechnologists Gain Powerful New Materials Probe

  • February 25, 2009
    Models Present a New View of Nanoscale Friction

  • February 25, 2009
    Crab Claws Pack Strengthening Bromide-rich Biomaterial

  • February 25, 2009
    All Prejudice Isn't Created Equal; Whites Distribute it Unequally to Minorities

  • February 24, 2009
    Stalagmites in Northeast Brazilian Caves Confirm 9,000-Year Model of Diminishing Rainfall Developed by UMass Amherst Geoscientists

  • February 24, 2009
    New Tool Improves Productivity, Quality When Translating Software

  • February 24, 2009
    Great Lake's Sinkholes Host Exotic Ecosystems

  • February 24, 2009
    DNA Evidence Is In: Newly Discovered Species of Fish Dubbed H. Psychedelica

  • February 23, 2009
    UCR Scientists Identify Stem-cell Genes That Help Form Plant Organs

  • February 23, 2009
    New Direction in Teaching Computer Science Emphasizes Activity, Interaction, Critique

  • February 23, 2009
    Caltech and UCSD Researchers Shed Light on How Proteins Find Their Shapes

  • February 23, 2009
    Building a Better Protein

  • February 22, 2009
    Safer Nanoparticles Spotlight Tumors, Deliver Drugs

  • February 20, 2009
    Forget the Freezer: Research Suggests Novel Way to Control Water Behavior

  • February 19, 2009
    Team Learns how Cellular Protein Detects Viruses and Sparks Immune Response

  • February 19, 2009
    Rutgers Physicists Find Unusual Electronic Properties in Bismuth-based Crystalline Material

  • February 19, 2009
    MIT Research Could Help Predict Red Tide

  • February 19, 2009
    Malaria Parasite Zeroes in on Molecule to Enhance its Survival, Team Finds

  • February 19, 2009
    Billions of Years Ago, Microbes Were Key in Developing Modern Nitrogen Cycle

  • February 19, 2009
    'Transformative' Method for Generating the Smallest, Most Perfect Ultradense Polymer Films Ever

  • February 18, 2009
    Using a Tuned Magnetic Field, Researchers Form a Record Number of Beautiful Nanostructures

  • February 18, 2009
    Sophisticated Nano-structures Assembled With Magnets

  • February 18, 2009
    Quantum Dance: Discovery Led by Princeton Researchers Could Revolutionize Computing

  • February 18, 2009
    New Imaging Technique Reveals the Atomic Structure of Nanocrystals

  • February 18, 2009
    IODP to Operate 3 Drilling Platforms in 2009

  • February 18, 2009
    Engineers Create Intelligent Molecules That Seek-and-destroy Diseased Cells

  • February 17, 2009
    San Diego Supercomputer Center Begins Cloud Computing Research Using the Google-IBM CluE Cluster

  • February 17, 2009
    Nanoscopic Changes to Pancreatic Cells Reveal Cancer

  • February 17, 2009
    Air-filled Bones Helped Prehistoric Reptiles Take First Flight

  • February 16, 2009
    Scientists Prove Graphene's Edge Structure Affects Electronic Properties

  • February 16, 2009
    Cosmologists Aim to Observe First Moments of Universe

  • February 16, 2009
    Chemists Offer New Hydrogen Purification Method

  • February 15, 2009
    New Monitoring Stations Detect 'Silent Earthquakes' in Costa Rica

  • February 15, 2009
    Clemson Chemists Present Revolutionary Teaching Concepts

  • February 15, 2009
    Chemists Create Two-armed Nanorobotic Device to Maneuver World's Tiniest Particles

  • February 14, 2009
    Artificial Cells, Simple Model for Complex Structure

  • February 13, 2009
    Tailless Lizards Lose Agility

  • February 13, 2009
    Swimmers at Public Beaches Show Increased Risk of Exposure to Contagious Staph Bacteria

  • February 13, 2009
    Social Support During Breast-feeding Helps Humans Have More Children

  • February 13, 2009
    McMaster Researchers Discover New Mode of How Diseases Evolve

  • February 13, 2009
    African Initiative Trains Students, Explores Geophysical Mysteries

  • February 12, 2009
    High-tech Tests Allow Anthropologists to Track Ancient Hominids Across the Landscape

  • February 12, 2009
    Astronomers Unveiling Life's Cosmic Origins

  • February 11, 2009
    Yale Engineers Revolutionize Nano-device Fabrication Using Amorphous Metals

  • February 11, 2009
    On the Origin of Subspecies

  • February 11, 2009
    Molecular Machines Drive Plasmonic Nanoswitches

  • February 10, 2009
    Simple Method Strengthens Schools, Other Buildings Against Earthquakes

  • February 10, 2009
    Public Support Grows for Spending on Mass Transit and Infrastructure

  • February 10, 2009
    Biodiversity Itself Begets a Species Cascade, Researchers Say

  • February 9, 2009
    World's Largest Snake Discovered in Fossilized Rainforest

  • February 9, 2009
    Scientists Document Salamander Decline in Central America

  • February 9, 2009
    Rapid Burst of Flowering Plants Set Stage for Other Species

  • February 9, 2009
    New Technique Boosts Protein NMR Imaging Speeds

  • February 9, 2009
    How an Antarctic Worm Makes Antifreeze and What That Has to Do With Climate Change

  • February 9, 2009
    Carbon Nanotube Avalanche Process Nearly Doubles Current

  • February 9, 2009
    Carbon Acts Like Rustoleum Around Hydrothermal Vents

  • February 9, 2009
    A Zen Discovery: Unrusted Iron in Ocean

  • February 6, 2009
    Rapidly Evolving Gene Contributes to Origin of Species

  • February 6, 2009
    NSF-funded Workshops Help Young Researchers Teach Science

  • February 6, 2009
    Genetic Adaptations Key to Microbe's Survival in Challenging Environment

  • February 6, 2009
    First North American Antenna Enables Next Phase in ALMA Observatory

  • February 6, 2009
    Accidental Discovery has Potential for New Applications in Packaging

  • February 5, 2009
    Sea Level Rise Could be Worse Than Anticipated

  • February 5, 2009
    Predicting Diversity Within Hotspots to Enhance Conservation

  • February 5, 2009
    Nanotube's 'Tapestry' Controls its Growth

  • February 5, 2009
    Host Shift Triggers Cascading Effect on Ecosystem, Research Finds

  • February 5, 2009
    Beaming New Light on Life

  • February 5, 2009
    A New Twist in Sexual Selection Theory: Darwin's Beetles Still Producing Suprises

  • February 5, 2009
    A Better Mesh: Researchers 'Tighten' Body's Protective Coating

  • February 4, 2009
    Scientists Can Predict Nano Drug Outcome

  • February 4, 2009
    Researchers Find Earliest Evidence for Animal Life

  • February 4, 2009
    New Open-source Software Permits Faster Desktop Computer Simulations of Molecular Motion

  • February 4, 2009
    Global Warming May Delay Recovery of Stratospheric Ozone

  • February 4, 2009
    Early Whales Gave Birth on Land, Fossil Find Reveals

  • February 4, 2009
    Caltech Scientists Lead Deep-sea Discovery Voyage

  • February 3, 2009
    Simplicity is Crucial to Design Optimization at Nanoscale

  • February 3, 2009
    Research Team Finds Evidence Cacao Ritually Used in Chaco Canyon

  • February 3, 2009
    Early Humans Had 'Jaws of Steel'

  • February 2, 2009
    Why Don't More Animals Change Their Sex?

  • February 2, 2009
    What's Killing the Coral Reefs?

  • February 2, 2009
    Scattered Light Rapidly Detects Tumor Response to Chemotherapy

  • February 2, 2009
    Phytoplankton Cell Membranes Challenge Fundamentals of Biochemistry

  • February 2, 2009
    New Technique Images Tumor Vessel Leakiness to Predict Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Outcome

  • February 2, 2009
    Engineers Try to Bring Down the House During Simulated Earthquake Tests

  • February 2, 2009
    Ecologists Report Quantifiable Measures of Nature's Services to Humans

  • February 2, 2009
    Connectivity Illuminates Risk of Spread of Crop Pests, Diseases

  • February 2, 2009
    Cell-building Discovery Could Reduce Need for Some Animal Research

  • February 1, 2009
    Single Gene Lets Bacteria Jump From Host to Host

  • January 30, 2009
    Mesh-like Network of Arteries Adjusts to Restore Blood Flow to Stroke-injured Brain

  • January 29, 2009
    Research Links Seismic Slip and Tremor, With Implications for Subduction Zone

  • January 29, 2009
    Pole-to-pole Flights Provide First Global Picture of Greenhouse Gases

  • January 29, 2009
    Ocean Islands Fuel Productivity and Carbon Sequestration Through Natural Iron Fertilization

  • January 28, 2009
    Stanford Writes in World's Smallest Letters

  • January 28, 2009
    Sequencing of Sorghum Genome Completed

  • January 28, 2009
    Scientists Discover 'Hot Spot' for Toxic HABS Off Washington Coastline

  • January 28, 2009
    It's the Network: Penn Researchers Examine Behavior Influenced by Network Structure

  • January 28, 2009
    Charcoal Evidence Tracks Climate Changes in Younger Dryas

  • January 28, 2009
    Capture of Nanomagnetic 'Fingerprints' a Boost for Next-generation Information Storage Media

  • January 27, 2009
    The Pseudogap Persists as Material Superconducts

  • January 27, 2009
    Game Provides Clue to Improving Remote Sensing

  • January 27, 2009
    Billion-year Revision of Plant Evolution Timeline May Stem From Discovery of Lignin in Seaweed

  • January 27, 2009
    'Fishy' Clue Helps Establish How Proteins Evolve

  • January 26, 2009
    The Genes in Your Congeniality: Researchers Identify Genetic Influence in Social Networks

  • January 26, 2009
    Ocean Research Officials Hail Completion of Modernization for U.S. Scientific Ocean Drilling Vessel

  • January 26, 2009
    Emperor Penguins March Toward Extinction?

  • January 26, 2009
    Comet Impact Theory Disproved

  • January 23, 2009
    Plasmonic Whispering Gallery Microcavity Paves the Way to Future Nanolasers

  • January 23, 2009
    How Natural Oils Can be Hydrogenated Without Making Unhealthy Trans Fats

  • January 23, 2009
    Gene's Past Could Improve the Future of Rice

  • January 22, 2009
    Warmer Climate Causing Huge Increase in Tree Mortality Across the West

  • January 22, 2009
    Survey: Few People Believed Campaign Rumors About Obama, McCain

  • January 22, 2009
    Quantum Teleportation Between Distant Matter Qubits

  • January 22, 2009
    Genetic Interactions Are the Key to Understanding Complex Traits

  • January 21, 2009
    Solarmer Energy Inc. Expects Sun to Shine on Chicago Invention

  • January 21, 2009
    Satellites Confirm Half-Century of West Antarctic Warming

  • January 21, 2009
    Off the Shelf Maps Help Mitigate Volcanic Hazards

  • January 21, 2009
    Earth's Seasons Now Arrive 2 Days Earlier, UC Berkeley, Harvard Researchers Report

  • January 21, 2009
    Dynamical Theory and Novel 4-D Colorimetric Method Reveal Modus Operandi of Intact Living Brain

  • January 21, 2009
    Cosmic Rays Detected Deep Underground Reveal Secrets of the Upper Atmosphere

  • January 20, 2009
    Fish Out of Water

  • January 20, 2009
    Chemical Come-on Successfully Lures Lovesick Lampreys to Traps

  • January 19, 2009
    Scientific Sub Makes Deep-sea Discoveries

  • January 15, 2009
    New Study Resolves Mystery of How Massive Stars Form

  • January 15, 2009
    New Genetic Model Predicts Plant Flowering in Different Environments

  • January 15, 2009
    Easy Assembly of Electronic Biological Chips

  • January 14, 2009
    Common Soil Mineral Degrades the Nearly Indestructible Prion

  • January 13, 2009
    Smart Lighting: New LED Drops the 'Droop'

  • January 13, 2009
    High-tech Imaging of Inner Ear Sheds Light on Hearing, Behavior of Oldest Fossil Bird

  • January 13, 2009
    Energy-efficient Water Purification Made Possible by Yale Engineers

  • January 12, 2009
    Wireless Microgrippers Grab Living Cells in 'Biopsy' Tests

  • January 12, 2009
    Tiny Capsules Deliver

  • January 12, 2009
    Study of Disease Risk Suggests Ways to Avoid Slaughter of Yellowstone Bison

  • January 9, 2009
    Researchers First to 'See' Reactive Oxygen Species in Vital Enzyme

  • January 9, 2009
    Digital Communication Technology Helps Clear Path to Personalized Therapies

  • January 8, 2009
    Web site Clarifies What Science Is, Is Not

  • January 8, 2009
    New Tool Enables Powerful Data Analysis

  • January 8, 2009
    Half of World's Population Could Face Climate-induced Food Crisis by 2100

  • January 8, 2009
    A Warming Climate Could Lead to a Hungry World

  • January 7, 2009
    Researchers Measure Elusive, Repulsive Force from Quantum Fluctuations

  • January 7, 2009
    Decline of Carbon-dioxide-gobbling Plankton Coincided With Ancient Global Cooling

  • January 6, 2009
    Volcanoes Cool the Tropics, Say Researchers

  • January 6, 2009
    Studies Offer Guide as Protein Interaction Mapping Comes of Age

  • January 6, 2009
    Innovative Water Detoxification

  • January 6, 2009
    Health-monitoring Technology Helps Seniors Live at Home Longer, MU Researchers Find

  • January 6, 2009
    Black Holes Lead Galaxy Growth, New Research Shows

  • January 6, 2009
    Big, Old Mice Spread Hantavirus

  • January 6, 2009
    Astronomers Use Gamma-ray Burst to Probe Star Formation in the Early Universe

  • January 5, 2009
    Milky Way a Swifter Spinner, More Massive, New Measurements Show

  • January 1, 2009
    The Gold Standard: Biodesign Institute Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Make 3-D DNA Nanotubes

  • January 1, 2009
    6 North American Sites Hold 12,900-year-old Nanodiamond-rich Soil

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NEWS FROM THE FIELD FOR 2008

  • December 29, 2008
    Grazing Animals Help Spread Plant Disease

  • December 29, 2008
    Education Practices Influence Women Engineer Shortage, MU Study Finds

  • December 24, 2008
    Biologists Learn Structure, Mechanism of Powerful 'Molecular Motor' in Virus

  • December 23, 2008
    University of California, Davis Discovery Offers Hope for Treating Kidney Cancer

  • December 23, 2008
    SUNY Downstate Researchers Find That Memory Storage Molecule Preserves Complex Memories

  • December 23, 2008
    Research Team Reports How, When Life on Earth Became So Big

  • December 23, 2008
    Princeton Researchers Discover New Type of Laser

  • December 23, 2008
    New Technique is Quantum Leap Forward in Understanding Proteins

  • December 23, 2008
    In Many Fungi, Reproductive Spores are Remarkably Aerodynamic

  • December 22, 2008
    Shade Coffee Benefits More Than Birds

  • December 22, 2008
    Maura Borrego receives prestigious National Science Foundation Presidential Award

  • December 19, 2008
    Unusual Microbial Ropes Grow Slowly in Cave Lake

  • December 19, 2008
    MIT: Fighting Malaria by Changing the Environment

  • December 19, 2008
    CAT Scan Reveals Inner Workings of Volcano Island

  • December 19, 2008
    Arizona State University Geographer Receives Presidential Science Award

  • December 18, 2008
    Scientists Study How Asbestos Fibers Trigger Cancer in Human Cells

  • December 18, 2008
    New Label-free Method Tracks Molecules and Drugs in Live Cells

  • December 18, 2008
    MIT Finds Climate Change Could Dramatically Affect Water Supplies

  • December 18, 2008
    Life on Mars? Brown-led Research Team Says Elusive Mineral Bolsters Chances

  • December 18, 2008
    Groundbreaking, Inexpensive, Pocket-sized Ultrasound Device Can Help Treat Cancer, Relieve Arthritis

  • December 17, 2008
    The More You Take, the More You Lose

  • December 17, 2008
    No Quick or Easy Technological Fix for Climate Change, Researchers Say

  • December 17, 2008
    Kidnapped Senior Needed IU-patented Home Security System

  • December 17, 2008
    A Microscale System to Study Frustration in Buckled Monolayers of Microspheres at Penn

  • December 17, 2008
    "Smart" Surveillance System May Tag Suspicious or Lost People

  • December 16, 2008
    USC Researchers Print Dense Lattice of Transparent Nanotube Transistors on Flexible Base

  • December 16, 2008
    Science at the Center of the Storm

  • December 16, 2008
    Purdue Study Suggests Warmer Temperatures Could Lead to a Boom in Corn Pests

  • December 16, 2008
    Blue Ribbon Task Force: Economic Plans Needed to Preserve Digital Data

  • December 16, 2008
    Biggest Breach of Earth's Solar Storm Shield Discovered

  • December 15, 2008
    Researchers Create New Class of Fluorescent Dyes to Detect Reactive Oxygen Species in Vivo

  • December 15, 2008
    Quiet Bison Sire More Calves Than Louder Rivals

  • December 15, 2008
    Method Sorts Out Double-walled Carbon Nanotube Problem

  • December 15, 2008
    Light Shines for Potential Early Cancer Diagnosis Technique

  • December 15, 2008
    Diverse Landscapes are Better: Policymakers Urged to Think Broadly About Biofuel Crops

  • December 15, 2008
    Ancient Magma 'Superpiles' May Have Shaped the Continents

  • December 14, 2008
    MIT Nanotubes Sniff Out Cancer Agents in Living Cells

  • December 13, 2008
    Researchers Use Satellites to Measure Inland Floods

  • December 13, 2008
    Looking for Extraterrestrial Life in all the Right Places

  • December 13, 2008
    Greenland's Glaciers Losing Ice Faster This Year Than Last Year, Which was Record-setting Itself

  • December 13, 2008
    As Ice Melts, Antarctic Bedrock is on the Move

  • December 12, 2008
    University of Virginia to Probe Milky Way History in Sloan Digital Sky Survey III

  • December 11, 2008
    Oregon Theory May Help Design Tomorrow's Sustainable Polymer

  • December 11, 2008
    New Research Shows How Gene Function Drives Natural Selection in Important Class of Genetic Elements

  • December 11, 2008
    MIT Developing a Better Flight Plan for Weather Forecasting

  • December 11, 2008
    Inside the Consumer Mind: U of M Brain Scans Reveal Choice Mechanism

  • December 10, 2008
    Team Led by Purdue Professor First to Record Key Event That Breaks Continents Apart

  • December 10, 2008
    New MIT Detector Will Aid Dark Matter Search

  • December 10, 2008
    Great Indian Ocean Earthquake of 2004 Set Off Tremors in San Andreas Fault

  • December 10, 2008
    Chemist Tames Long-standing Electron Computation Problem

  • December 9, 2008
    Why Do Dolphins Carry Sponges?

  • December 9, 2008
    Researchers Focus on Building Telescope at South Pole

  • December 9, 2008
    Princeton-led Team Finds Secret Ingredient for the Health of Tropical Rainforests

  • December 9, 2008
    New Record for Information Storage and Retrieval Lifetime Advances Quantum Networks

  • December 9, 2008
    Developing Countries Lack Means to Acquire More Efficient Technologies

  • December 8, 2008
    Wii Bit of Fun at Rice University has Serious Intent

  • December 8, 2008
    Why Do Some Bird Species Lay Only One Egg? UC-San Diego Study Offers Some Answers

  • December 8, 2008
    Men are Red, Women are Green, Brown Researcher Finds

  • December 8, 2008
    Dune and Dirty: Hurricane Teaches Lessons Through Ecosystem Research

  • December 8, 2008
    DOE Joint Genome Institute Completes Soybean Genome

  • December 8, 2008
    CT Scans Reveal That Dinosaurs Were Airheads

  • December 7, 2008
    Nanotechnology 'Culture War' Possible, Says Yale Study

  • December 7, 2008
    Genes for 9 Health Indicators

  • December 5, 2008
    Metabolic Reactions: Less is More in Single-celled Organisms

  • December 4, 2008
    Researchers Solve Piece of Large-scale Gene Silencing Mystery

  • December 4, 2008
    Model Unravels Rules That Govern How Genes are Switched On and Off

  • December 4, 2008
    Cave's Climate Clues Show Ancient Empires Declined During Dry Spell

  • December 3, 2008
    Potential for Large Earthquake Off Coast of Sumatra Remains Large, Says Caltech-led Team

  • December 3, 2008
    PNNL Researchers Earn Top Honors at Supercomputing Conference

  • December 3, 2008
    New 'Control Knobs' for Stem Cells Identified

  • December 3, 2008
    Dogs Chase Efficiently, but Cats Skulk Counterintuitively

  • December 2, 2008
    Twin Study Defines Shared Features of Human Gut Microbial Communities: Variations Linked to Obesity

  • December 2, 2008
    New Holographic Method Could be Used for Lab-on-a-chip Technologies

  • December 1, 2008
    Tool Helps Identify Gene Function in Soybeans

  • December 1, 2008
    Study on Wildlife Corridors Shows How They Work Over Time

  • December 1, 2008
    Stanford Blood Scanner Detects Even Faint Indicators of Cancer

  • December 1, 2008
    No Place Like Home: New Theory for How Salmon, Sea Turtles Find Their Birthplace

  • November 27, 2008
    UW Tackles Neglected Realm of Training for Science Professors

  • November 27, 2008
    Speed Matters For Ice-shelf Breaking

  • November 27, 2008
    Fast Molecular Rearrangements Hold Key to Plastic's Toughness

  • November 26, 2008
    Boosting the Power of Solar Cells

  • November 26, 2008
    'The Photon Force Is With Us': Harnessing Light to Drive Nanomachines

  • November 25, 2008
    UC San Diego Engineers Work to Make Historic Buildings Safer During Strong Earthquakes

  • November 25, 2008
    New Discovery May Enhance MRI Scans, Lead to Portable MRI Machines

  • November 25, 2008
    Milagro Detects Cosmic Ray Hot Spots

  • November 25, 2008
    Making the Ultimate Family Sacrifice

  • November 25, 2008
    Lehigh's IMI Supports Diversity in Materials Engineering

  • November 25, 2008
    Jupiter's Rocky Core Bigger and Icier, According to New Simulation

  • November 24, 2008
    SDSC-led Team Sets Records in Simulating Seismic Wave Propagation Across the Earth

  • November 24, 2008
    Robo-lizards Help Prove Long-standing Signaling Theory

  • November 24, 2008
    Plants Grow Bigger and More Vigorously Through Changes in Their Internal Clocks

  • November 24, 2008
    Key Link in How Plants Adapt to Climate Discovered by Stanford Researchers

  • November 21, 2008
    Household Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Lurks Unrecognized, Researchers Find

  • November 20, 2008
    U of M Independent Study of the I-35W Bridge Collapse Results Parallel NTSB Report

  • November 20, 2008
    Soybean Grant Gives Researchers Tools to Unravel Better Bean

  • November 20, 2008
    Sea Level Rise Alters Bay's Salinity

  • November 20, 2008
    Researchers Make New Electronics -- With a Twist

  • November 20, 2008
    Race Guides Neighborhood Evaluation, Study Says

  • November 20, 2008
    Iowa State Researchers to Develop National Energy/Transportation Model and Plan

  • November 20, 2008
    Caltech 4-D Microscope Revolutionizes the Way We Look at the Nano World

  • November 19, 2008
    Researchers Shed New Light on Catalyzed Reactions

  • November 19, 2008
    Rational or Random? Professor Models How People Send E-mails

  • November 19, 2008
    How Do Bacteria Swim? Brown Physicists Explain

  • November 19, 2008
    Carnegie Mellon Theory of Visual Computation Reveals How Brain Makes Sense of Natural Scenes

  • November 18, 2008
    The Smart Way to Study

  • November 18, 2008
    Missing Radioactivity in Ice Cores Bodes Ill For Part of Asia

  • November 18, 2008
    Antibiotics Can Cause Pervasive, Persistant Changes to Microbiota in Human Gut

  • November 17, 2008
    Pinning Down the Fleeting Internet: Web Crawler Archives Historical Data For Easy Searching

  • November 17, 2008
    NSF/NASA 'Firefly' Cubesat to Study Link Between Lightning and Terrestrial Gamma Ray Flashes

  • November 17, 2008
    Nontoxic Nanoparticle Can Deliver and Track Drugs

  • November 17, 2008
    New Deep-sea Observatory Goes Live

  • November 17, 2008
    MIT: A Quicker, Easier Way to Make Coal Cleaner

  • November 17, 2008
    'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' Game Provides Clue to Efficiency of Complex Networks

  • November 13, 2008
    UC Berkeley Astronomers Lead Hubble Team in Capturing First Optical Photos of Exoplanet

  • November 13, 2008
    Survey Highlights Support for Nanotech in Health Fields but Disapproval Elsewhere

  • November 13, 2008
    Prehistoric Pelvis Offers Clues to Human Development

  • November 13, 2008
    Microbes -- Important Role in Ocean Ecology

  • November 13, 2008
    Gemini Releases Historic Discovery Image of Planetary 'First Family'

  • November 13, 2008
    Findings Suggest Nanowires Ideal for Electronics Manufacturing

  • November 12, 2008
    Study a Step Toward Disease-resistant Crops, Sustainability

  • November 12, 2008
    Shifts in Soil Bacterial Populations Linked to Wetland Restoration Success

  • November 12, 2008
    NCAR Installs Massive Digital Storage Library From Sun Microsystems for Climate and Weather Records

  • November 12, 2008
    Global Warming Link to Amphibian Declines in Doubt

  • November 12, 2008
    Electronic Heat Trap Grips Deep Earth

  • November 11, 2008
    UD Researchers Show That Plants Can Accumulate Nanoparticles in Tissues

  • November 11, 2008
    Case Western Reserve University Uncovers Genetic Basis for Some Birth Defects

  • November 10, 2008
    Stroke Patients Soon May Have Fun, High-tech Tool

  • November 10, 2008
    Signaling Between Protein, Growth Factor is Critical for Coordinated Cell Migration

  • November 10, 2008
    Sedimentary Records Link Himalayan Erosion Rates and Monsoon Intensity Through Time

  • November 10, 2008
    Evolution's New Wrinkle

  • November 10, 2008
    Deep-sea Expedition Sets Sail

  • November 9, 2008
    New Small-scale Generator Produces Alternating Current by Stretching Zinc Oxide Wires

  • November 7, 2008
    U of M Researchers Uncover Surprising Effects of Climate Patterns in Ancient China

  • November 7, 2008
    Bullies May Enjoy Seeing Others in Pain

  • November 6, 2008
    MIT Creates Tiny Backpacks For Cells

  • November 6, 2008
    Magic Porthole Named Great Web Site for Kids

  • November 6, 2008
    Following the Leader Can Be a Drag, According to Student's Research on Flapping Flags

  • November 6, 2008
    Evidence Found for Climate-driven Ecological Shifts in North Atlantic, Says Cornell Study

  • November 5, 2008
    Nature Study Demonstrates That Bacterial Clotting Depends on Clustering

  • November 4, 2008
    NYU Biologists Identify Genes That Prevent Changes in Physical Traits Due to Environmental Changes

  • November 4, 2008
    Just Scratching The Surface: New Technique Maps Nanomaterials as They Grow

  • November 4, 2008
    DNA Provides 'Smoking Gun' in the Case of The Missing Songbirds

  • November 4, 2008
    Death by Hyperdisease

  • November 3, 2008
    Women Have More Diverse Hand Bacteria Than Men, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • November 3, 2008
    Researchers Uncover Clue in Spread of 'Superbugs'

  • November 3, 2008
    Protect Your Vote--Avoid Election Machine Errors

  • November 3, 2008
    Ecologists Say Metabolism Accounts for Why Natural Selection Favors Only Some Species

  • November 3, 2008
    Dried Mushrooms Slow Climate Warming in Northern Forests

  • November 2, 2008
    Flatworms Help Researchers Answer Evolutionary Questions

  • October 31, 2008
    West Nile's North American Spread Described

  • October 31, 2008
    Virginia Tech Engineers Identify Conditions That Initiate Erosion

  • October 31, 2008
    NSF Grant to Launch Undergrads From Case Western Reserve Into Math and Science Teaching

  • October 31, 2008
    New Nanocluster to Boost Thin Films for Semiconductors

  • October 31, 2008
    Bare Bones of Crystal Growth: Biomolecules Enhance Metal Contents in Calcite

  • October 30, 2008
    Ultrafast Lasers Give CU-Boulder Researchers a Snapshot of Electrons in Action

  • October 30, 2008
    MIT Researchers Find Clues to Planets' Birth

  • October 30, 2008
    Corn Researchers Discover Novel Gene Shut-off Mechanisms

  • October 30, 2008
    'Living Fossil' Tree Contains Genetic Imprints of Rain Forests Under Climate Change

  • October 29, 2008
    Scientists Find Evidence of Tsunamis on Indian Ocean Shores Long Before 2004

  • October 29, 2008
    Caltech-led Researchers Find Negative Cues From Appearance Alone Matter For Real Elections

  • October 29, 2008
    A Card-swipe For Medical Tests

  • October 28, 2008
    Virtual Screening Leads to Real Progress in Drug Design

  • October 28, 2008
    Study Confirms Amphibians' Ability to Predict Changes in Biodiversity

  • October 28, 2008
    New Brain Link as Cause of Schizophrenia

  • October 27, 2008
    When You Look at a Face, You Look Nose First

  • October 27, 2008
    UC Riverside Scientist to Explore How Vegetation Affects Urban Heat Islands

  • October 27, 2008
    U of Chicago Scientists Invent Device That Controls, Measures Dynamics of Chemicals in Live Tissue

  • October 27, 2008
    Sea Urchin Yields a Key Secret of Biomineralization

  • October 27, 2008
    Scientists Probe Antarctic Glaciers for Clues to Past and Future Sea Level

  • October 27, 2008
    King Solomon's (Copper) Mines?

  • October 27, 2008
    In Mice, Anxiety is Linked to Immune System

  • October 27, 2008
    Good Code, Bad Computations: A Computer Security Gray Area

  • October 27, 2008
    Effects of Climate Change Vary Greatly Across Plant Families

  • October 27, 2008
    Earthworm Activity Can Alter Forests' Carbon-carrying Capabilities

  • October 27, 2008
    Cut and Run: MSU Research Predicts Risk Avoidance in the Face of Chronic Economic Loss

  • October 27, 2008
    Catching Quakes With Laptops

  • October 23, 2008
    Deprived of a Sense of Smell, Worms Live Longer

  • October 23, 2008
    CU-Boulder Research Finds Link Between Physical and Interpersonal Warmth

  • October 22, 2008
    Silencing a Protein Could Kill T-cells, Reverse Leukemia

  • October 22, 2008
    Denser, More Powerful Computer Chips Possible With Plasmonic Lenses That 'Fly'

  • October 22, 2008
    British Scientists Go Cloud-hopping in the Pacific to Improve Climate Predictions

  • October 21, 2008
    Wiens Heads Seismology Effort in International Antarctic Study

  • October 21, 2008
    New CU-Boulder Study Shows Diversity Decreases Chances of Parasitic Disease

  • October 20, 2008
    Study: Wildlife Need More Complex Travel Plans

  • October 20, 2008
    Study Sheds New Light on Dolphin Coordination During Predation

  • October 20, 2008
    Cosmic Lens Reveals Distant Galactic Violence

  • October 20, 2008
    AERA, NAEd Launch Assessment of Education Research Doctorate Programs With NSF Support

  • October 19, 2008
    Drug-embedded Microparticles Bolster Heart Function in Animal Studies

  • October 17, 2008
    When Under Attack, Plants Can Signal Microbial Friends For Help

  • October 17, 2008
    Waste From Gut Bacteria Helps Host Control Weight, UT Southwestern Researchers Report

  • October 16, 2008
    Researchers Show How to 'Stamp' Nanodevices With Rubber Molds

  • October 16, 2008
    New Solar Energy Material Captures Every Color of the Rainbow

  • October 16, 2008
    Brain Structure Provides Key to Unraveling Function of Bizarre Dinosaur Crests

  • October 15, 2008
    Scientists Discover Quantum Mechanical 'Hurricanes' Form Spontaneously

  • October 15, 2008
    Researchers Write Protein Nanoarrays Using a Fountain Pen and Electric Fields

  • October 15, 2008
    Origin of Alps-size Antarctic Mountain Range Unknown

  • October 15, 2008
    First Tunable, 'Noiseless' Amplifier May Boost Quantum Computing, Communications

  • October 15, 2008
    'Fishapod' Reveals Origins of Head and Neck Structures of First Land Animals

  • October 14, 2008
    Why Do Women Get More Cavities Than Men?

  • October 14, 2008
    Single-pixel Camera Has Multiple Futures

  • October 13, 2008
    Strong Elasticity Size Effects in ZnO Nanowires

  • October 13, 2008
    Scientists Trace Molecular Origin of Proportional Development

  • October 13, 2008
    Florida's 'Worm Grunters' Collect Bait Worms by Inadvertently Imitating Mole Sounds

  • October 10, 2008
    Sensitive Nanowire Disease Detectors Made by Yale Scientists

  • October 10, 2008
    Materials Researchers Create Breakthroughs in Single-electron Device Fabrication

  • October 10, 2008
    Making Waves

  • October 10, 2008
    Iowa State Researchers Developing Wireless Soil Sensors to Improve Farming

  • October 10, 2008
    Brainy Genes, Not Brawn, Key to Success on Mussel Beach

  • October 9, 2008
    Yosemite Resurvey Shows Small Mammals Moving up in World

  • October 9, 2008
    Wildfires Cause Ozone Pollution to Violate Health Standards, New Study Shows

  • October 9, 2008
    Tropical Rainforest and Mountain Species May Be Threatened by Global Warming

  • October 9, 2008
    Risk and Reward Compete in Brain

  • October 9, 2008
    Ripple Effect: Water Snails Offer New Propulsion Possibilities

  • October 9, 2008
    Dry Adhesive Based on Carbon Nanotubes Gets Stronger, With Directional Gripping Ability

  • October 9, 2008
    Diversity of Plant-eating Fishes May Be Key to Recovery of Coral Reefs

  • October 9, 2008
    Deep Magma Matters in Volcanic Eruption Cycle

  • October 9, 2008
    Cosmic Eye Sheds Light on Early Galaxy Formation

  • October 8, 2008
    Using Living Cells as Nanotechnology Factories

  • October 8, 2008
    Rutgers Researcher Examines Connections Between Vision and Movement

  • October 8, 2008
    Researchers Teach Computers to Search for Photos Based on Their Contents

  • October 8, 2008
    NCAR Launches Intensive Study Into Future Hurricane Risk

  • October 8, 2008
    MIT's CarTel Aims to Reduce Commute Times, Detect Engine Woes

  • October 8, 2008
    'Fingerprinting' Method Tracks Mercury Emissions From Coal

  • October 7, 2008
    Deep Biosphere Research Points to New Methods for Recovering Petroleum

  • October 6, 2008
    UC-San Diego Bioengineers Fill Holes in Science of Cellular Self-organization

  • October 6, 2008
    Surface Tension Drives Segregation Within Cell Mixtures

  • October 6, 2008
    Case Western Reserve University Researchers Track Chernobyl Fallout

  • October 3, 2008
    World's Biggest Computing Grid Launched

  • October 3, 2008
    Bee Swarms Follow High-speed 'Streaker' Bees to Find a New Nest

  • October 2, 2008
    Zooming Way in, Technique Offers Close-up of Electrons, Nuclei

  • October 2, 2008
    Young Students Develop Bright Ideas Through STEM Initiative

  • October 2, 2008
    Wielding Microbe Against Microbe, Beetle Defends its Food Source

  • October 2, 2008
    Under Pressure at the Nanoscale, Polymers Play by Different Rules

  • October 2, 2008
    UC-Riverside Biochemists Devise Method For Bypassing Aluminum Toxicity Effects in Plants

  • October 2, 2008
    Study Pushes Appearance of Northern Hemisphere Ice Sheets Back by 22 Million Years

  • October 2, 2008
    Reproducing Early and Often is The Key to Rapid Evolution in Plants

  • October 2, 2008
    Nanodiamond Drug Device Could Transform Cancer Treatment

  • October 1, 2008
    Young Galaxy's Magnetism Surprises Astronomers

  • October 1, 2008
    UC-Berkeley Study Tests Impact of Terror Warnings on Presidential Race

  • October 1, 2008
    Structures of Important Plant Viruses Determined

  • October 1, 2008
    Scientists Explore Putting Electric Cars on a Two-way Power Street

  • October 1, 2008
    Researchers and Students to Develop Small CubeSat Satellites

  • October 1, 2008
    New Structural Information About a Destructive Group of Plant Viruses Could Lead to New Ways to Improve Crop Yields

  • October 1, 2008
    Green Coffee-growing Practices Buffer Climate-change Impacts

  • October 1, 2008
    Fire Detection of Magnetic Field in Distant Galaxy Produces a Surprise

  • September 30, 2008
    DHS and National Science Foundation Announce $3.1 Million in Academic Research Initiative Awards

  • September 29, 2008
    Shade Trees Can Protect Coffee Crops

  • September 29, 2008
    Researchers Attribute Thinning of Greenland Glacier to Ocean Warming Preceded by Atmospheric Changes

  • September 29, 2008
    New Formula Predicts How People Will Migrate in Coming Decades

  • September 29, 2008
    'Hub' of Fear Memory Formation Identified in Brain Cells

  • September 28, 2008
    Scientists Identify Gene That May Contribute to Improved Rice Yield

  • September 26, 2008
    Penn Biophysicists Create New Model for Protein-cholesterol Interactions in Brain and Muscle Tissue

  • September 26, 2008
    Oldest Known Rocks Discovered

  • September 26, 2008
    Argonne Scientists Peer Into Heart of Compound That May Detect Chemical, Biological Weapons

  • September 25, 2008
    Zeroing in on Wi-Fi 'Dead Zones'

  • September 25, 2008
    New Nanoscale Process Created by UCSB Scientists Will Help Computers Run Faster and More Efficiently

  • September 25, 2008
    Most Elementary Schools in California Will Fail to Meet Proficiency Requirements by 2014

  • September 25, 2008
    MIT Solves 100-year-old Engineering Problem

  • September 25, 2008
    Lava Flows Reveal Clues to Magnetic Field Reversals

  • September 25, 2008
    A 'Wild Cousin' Emerges From Family Tree of Exploding Stars

  • September 24, 2008
    Video Game to Help Meet New High School Graduation Requirements

  • September 24, 2008
    Unraveling 'Math Dyslexia'

  • September 24, 2008
    International Field Campaign Examines Impact of Beetle Kill on Rocky Mountain Weather, Air Quality

  • September 24, 2008
    CU-Boulder Study Suggests Air Quality Regulations Miss Key Pollutants

  • September 23, 2008
    Students and Astronauts Use Powerful New Tool to Explore Earth From Space

  • September 23, 2008
    Step Right Up, Let the Computer Look at Your Face and Tell You Your Age

  • September 23, 2008
    25 New MacArthur Fellows Announced

  • September 22, 2008
    When Leaves Fall, More Is Occurring than a Change of Weather

  • September 22, 2008
    Purifying Nanorods: Big Success With Tiny Cleanup

  • September 22, 2008
    Ocean Floor Geysers Warm Flowing Sea Water

  • September 22, 2008
    IU Sends Innovative Technology to Antarctica to Speed Polar Research

  • September 22, 2008
    Controlling Light With Sound: New Liquid Camera Lens as Simple as Water and Vibration

  • September 21, 2008
    Climate Change, Human Activity and Wildfires

  • September 19, 2008
    Using Novel Tool, UD Researchers Dig Through Cell 'Trash' and Find Treasure

  • September 18, 2008
    Reseachers Derive 'Green Gasoline' From Plant Sugars

  • September 18, 2008
    Plants in Forest Emit Aspirin Chemical to Deal with Stress; Discovery May Help Agriculture

  • September 18, 2008
    Novel Anti-cancer Mechanism Found in Long-lived Rodents

  • September 18, 2008
    Global Warming's Ecosystem Double Whammy

  • September 18, 2008
    Expanding Cell Girth Indicates Seriousness of Breast Cancer

  • September 18, 2008
    CU Scientists Create World's Thinnest Balloon -- Just One Atom Thick

  • September 18, 2008
    Comet Dust Reveals Unexpected Mixing of Solar System

  • September 18, 2008
    'Buckyballs' Have High Potential to Accumulate in Living Tissue

  • September 17, 2008
    Coating Copies Microscopic Biological Surfaces

  • September 16, 2008
    Physicists Find That Size Matters When Initiating an Object's Movement Through Grains

  • September 16, 2008
    From Xbox to T-Cells: Michigan Tech Researchers Borrow Video Game Technology to Model Human Biology

  • September 15, 2008
    Slicing Solar Power Costs

  • September 15, 2008
    BOSS: The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey

  • September 15, 2008
    Biologists Identify Genes Controlling Rhythmic Plant Growth

  • September 12, 2008
    A Green Future For Scrap Iron

  • September 3, 2008
    UT Knoxville Wins $16 Million NSF Mathematics and Biology Center

  • September 3, 2008
    Putting the Squeeze on Nitrogen for High Energy Materials

  • September 3, 2008
    NYU, American Museum of Natural History Receive $1.6 Million NSF Grant

  • September 3, 2008
    New Virtual Telescope Zooms in on Milky Way's Super-massive Black Hole

  • September 3, 2008
    Evolving Designer Ecosystem Sheds Light on Unintended Consequences

  • September 2, 2008
    Playing, and Even Watching, Sports Improves Brain Function

  • September 2, 2008
    Ice Age Lesson Predicts a Faster Rise in Sea Level

  • September 2, 2008
    How Media Covered Katrina Aftermath Affects Response By Blacks and Whites

  • September 2, 2008
    Global Warming Greatest in Past Decade

  • September 2, 2008
    Esche, Chassapis Awarded $500K by NSF for 'Virtual Environments for Collaborative Learning'

  • September 2, 2008
    Complex Ocean Behavior Studied With 'Artificial Upwelling'

  • September 2, 2008
    Cell Division Study Resolves 50-Year-Old-Debate, May Aid Cancer Research

  • September 2, 2008
    Biological Invasions Increasing Due to Freshwater Impoundments, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • August 29, 2008
    University of Georgia Researchers Show For The First Time That Dramatically More Genes Are Controlled by Biological Clocks Than Previously Known

  • August 29, 2008
    Engineers Create Bone That Blends Into Tendons

  • August 29, 2008
    Caltech Scientists Create DNA Tubes With Programmable Sizes for Nanoscale Manufacturing

  • August 28, 2008
    Thawing Permafrost Likely to Boost Global Warming

  • August 28, 2008
    Caltech Scientists Discover Why Flies Are So Hard to Swat

  • August 28, 2008
    Antarctic Research Helps Shed Light on Climate Change on Mars

  • August 27, 2008
    UCI Scientists Discover Minimum Mass for Galaxies

  • August 27, 2008
    Jamaican Lizards' Shows of Strength Mark Territory at Dawn, Dusk

  • August 26, 2008
    Yerkes Researchers Find Monkeys Enjoy Giving to Others

  • August 26, 2008
    Scientists Aim for Green Production of Medications Via Cell Engineering

  • August 26, 2008
    NSF Makes Award to Study Path of Pollutants to the Dinner Table

  • August 26, 2008
    NSF Approves $1.3M for OSU and OU Microbes Hunt

  • August 25, 2008
    UCLA's Leonard Kleinrock to Receive National Medal of Science

  • August 25, 2008
    Study: DNA Barcoding in Danger of 'Ringing Up' Wrong Species

  • August 25, 2008
    New Evidence Debunks 'Stupid' Neanderthal Myth

  • August 25, 2008
    New Analysis of Earthquake Zone Raises Questions

  • August 25, 2008
    How 'Secondary' Sex Characters Can Drive the Origin of Species

  • August 25, 2008
    Carnegie Mellon System Thwarts Internet Eavesdropping

  • August 21, 2008
    Tahitian Vanilla Originated in Maya Forests, Says UC-Riverside Botanist

  • August 21, 2008
    Polymer Electric Storage, Flexible and Adaptable

  • August 21, 2008
    'Can You See Me Now?' Sign Language Over Cell Phones Comes to United States

  • August 20, 2008
    Polymer Electric Storage, Flexible and Adaptable

  • August 20, 2008
    New 'Nano-positioners' May Have Atomic-scale Precision

  • August 20, 2008
    Biologists Find Diatom to Reduce Red Tide's Toxicity

  • August 20, 2008
    Biodegradable Polymers Show Promise for Improving Treatment of Acute Inflammatory Diseases

  • August 20, 2008
    'Dream Team' to Tackle Profound Questions in Computer Science

  • August 19, 2008
    UC-San Diego Engineers Part of Nationwide Effort to Make Buildings Earthquake Safe

  • August 19, 2008
    True Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Measured

  • August 19, 2008
    The 160-Mile Download Diet: Local File-sharing Drastically Cuts Network Load

  • August 19, 2008
    Large Hadron Collider Set to Unveil a New World of Particle Physics

  • August 19, 2008
    Engineers Part of Nationwide Effort to Make Buildings Earthquake Safe

  • August 19, 2008
    $3.2M for Rutgers to Apply Biology, Engineering, Physical Sciences Toward Stem Cells

  • August 18, 2008
    UCSD Researchers' New Algorithm Significantly Boosts Routing Efficiency of Networks

  • August 18, 2008
    Switching It Up: How Memory Deals With A Change in Plans

  • August 18, 2008
    Studies of Dynamic Past Ice Age May Help Prepare Society for Future Changes

  • August 18, 2008
    Long-term Study Shows Effect of Climate Change on Animal Diversity

  • August 18, 2008
    Improved Technique Determines Structure in Membrane Proteins

  • August 18, 2008
    Future Impact of Global Warming is Worse When Grazing Animals are Considered, Scientists Suggest

  • August 18, 2008
    Fish Cancer Gene Linked to Pigment Pattern That Attracts Mates

  • August 18, 2008
    Caltech Researchers Awarded $10M for Molecular Programming Project

  • August 17, 2008
    Cataloguing Invisible Life: Microbe Genome Emerges From Lake Sediment

  • August 15, 2008
    Penn Study Finds Way to Prevent Protein Clumping Characteristic of Parkinson's Disease

  • August 14, 2008
    Studying Volcanoes With Balloons

  • August 14, 2008
    Self-assembling Polymer Arrays Improve Data Storage Potential

  • August 14, 2008
    Research Expedition on Corals and Global Warming: Aug. 17-26 in Puerto Rico

  • August 14, 2008
    Northwestern Chemists Take Gold, Mass-produce Beijing Olympic Logo

  • August 14, 2008
    MSU's Discovery of Plant Protein Holds Promise for Biofuel Production

  • August 13, 2008
    Study Finds That Sleep Selectively Preserves Emotional Memories

  • August 13, 2008
    New Theory for Latest High-temperature Superconductors

  • August 13, 2008
    New Robot Scouts Best Locations for Components of Undersea Lab

  • August 13, 2008
    Keeping an Eye on the Surroundings

  • August 13, 2008
    Hollywood Hair Will Be Captured at Last: Details in SIGGRAPH 2008 Paper

  • August 13, 2008
    Hidden Infections Crucial to Understanding, Controlling Disease Outbreaks

  • August 13, 2008
    'Virtual Archaeologist' Reconnects Fragments of an Ancient Civilization

  • August 12, 2008
    Images For 3-D Video Games Without High Price Tags or Stretch Marks From UC San Diego

  • August 12, 2008
    Dying Frogs Sign of a Biodiversity Crisis

  • August 12, 2008
    Changes in Work Force, Not Pay, Narrowing the Gender Wage Gap

  • August 12, 2008
    Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

  • August 12, 2008
    Antarctic Climate: Short-Term Spikes, Long-Term Warming Linked to Tropical Pacific

  • August 11, 2008
    New Research Reveals Why Chili Peppers are Hot

  • August 11, 2008
    Microbes, By Latitudes and Altitudes, Shed New Light on Life's Diversity

  • August 11, 2008
    Invisibility Shields One Step Closer With New Metamaterials That Bend Light Backwards

  • August 11, 2008
    Climate Change Caused Widespread Tree Death in California Mountain Range, Study Confirms

  • August 11, 2008
    Bugs Put the Heat in Chili Peppers

  • August 8, 2008
    Tiny Invasive Snail Impacts Great Lakes, Alters Ecology

  • August 8, 2008
    Testosterone Key to Disease Transmission

  • August 8, 2008
    Sustainability Science Policy Paper Wins Ecological Society of America Award

  • August 7, 2008
    Study Helps Pinpoint Genetic Variations in European Americans

  • August 7, 2008
    Robotics Research: Enhancing the Lives of People With Disabilities

  • August 7, 2008
    New Computer Simulations Show How Special the Solar System Is

  • August 7, 2008
    Forward Step in Forecasting Global Warming

  • August 6, 2008
    Water is 'Designer Fluid' That Helps Proteins Change Shape, Scientists Say

  • August 6, 2008
    Viterbi Algorithm Goes Quantum

  • August 6, 2008
    Skipping Atomic-scale Stones to Study Some Chemistry Basics

  • August 6, 2008
    Quantum Chaos Unveiled?

  • August 6, 2008
    New Technology Could Lead to Camera Based on Human Eye

  • August 6, 2008
    New JILA Technique Reveals Hidden Properties of Ultracold Atomic Gases

  • August 6, 2008
    Jupiter and Saturn Full of Liquid Metal Helium

  • August 5, 2008
    Whom Do We Fear or Trust?

  • August 5, 2008
    Rare Antarctic Fossils Reveal Extinction of Tundra Before Full Polar Climate Arrived

  • August 5, 2008
    Little Teeth Suggest Big Jump in Primate Timeline

  • August 4, 2008
    A New Look at How Memory and Spatial Cognition Are Related

  • August 3, 2008
    World's Smallest Snake Found in Barbados

  • July 31, 2008
    Microbe Diet Key to Carbon Dioxide Release

  • July 31, 2008
    'Major Discovery' From MIT Primed to Unleash Solar Revolution

  • July 30, 2008
    Professor Works on Overhaul of 911 Services

  • July 30, 2008
    Prelude to the Higgs: A Work for 2 Bosons in the Key of Z

  • July 30, 2008
    Penn Scientists Demonstrate Potential of Graphene Films as Next-generation Transistors

  • July 30, 2008
    Penn Scientists Carve Functional Nanoribbons Using Super-heated, Nano-sized Particles of Iron

  • July 30, 2008
    New Technique to Compress Light Could Open Doors for Optical Communications

  • July 30, 2008
    New Insight on Superconductors

  • July 29, 2008
    UT Knoxville Professor Finds Unexpected Key to Flowering Plants' Diversity

  • July 29, 2008
    Life in a Bubble

  • July 29, 2008
    Killer Pulses Help Characterize Special Surfaces

  • July 28, 2008
    X-ray Diffraction Looks Inside Aerogels in 3-D

  • July 28, 2008
    Symbiotic Microbes Induce Profound Genetic Changes in Their Hosts

  • July 28, 2008
    Piecing Together an Extinct Lemur, Large as a Big Baboon

  • July 28, 2008
    Newly Discovered Proteins in Seminal Fluid May Affect Odds of Producing Offspring

  • July 28, 2008
    Caltech Bioengineers Develop 'Microscope on A Chip'

  • July 28, 2008
    A Bee's Future as Queen or Worker May Rest With Parasitic Fly

  • July 25, 2008
    Scientists Search for Answers From the Carbon in the Clouds

  • July 25, 2008
    Princeton Scientists Spy an Electron Dance

  • July 25, 2008
    Penn Researchers Demonstrate a Flexible, One-Step Assembly of Nanoscale Structures

  • July 24, 2008
    Study: No Gender Differences in Math Performance

  • July 24, 2008
    Robot Playmates May Help Children With Autism

  • July 24, 2008
    Consortium Develops New Method Enabling Routine Targeted Gene Modification

  • July 23, 2008
    Unique Fossil Discovery Shows Antarctic Was Once Much Warmer

  • July 23, 2008
    Study: Typhoons Bury Tons of Carbon in the Oceans

  • July 23, 2008
    Cancer Drug Delivery Research at Case Western Reserve University Cuts Time From Days to Hours

  • July 23, 2008
    'Nanonet' Circuits Closer to Making Flexible Electronics Reality

  • July 22, 2008
    New Chlorine-tolerant, Desalination Membrane Hopes to Boost Access to Clean Water

  • July 22, 2008
    Amazon Powers Tropical Ocean's Carbon Sink

  • July 21, 2008
    Outdoor Enthusiasts Scaring Off Native Carnivores in Parks

  • July 21, 2008
    Milkweed's Evolutionary Approach to Caterpillars: Counter Appetite With Fast Repair

  • July 21, 2008
    Microbes Beneath Sea Floor Genetically Distinct

  • July 21, 2008
    Exotic Materials Using Neptunium, Plutonium Provide Insight Into Superconductivity

  • July 21, 2008
    Dartmouth Researchers Identify an Important Gene for a Healthy, Nutritious Plant

  • July 21, 2008
    Cranberry Juice Creates Energy Barrier That Keeps Bacteria Away From Cells, Study Shows

  • July 21, 2008
    Chinese Earthquake Provides Lessons for Future

  • July 21, 2008
    Caltech Scientists Offer New Explanation for Monsoon Development

  • July 20, 2008
    90 Billion Tons of Microbial Organisms Live in the Deep Biosphere

  • July 17, 2008
    Lionfish Decimating Tropical Fish Populations, Threaten Coral Reefs

  • July 17, 2008
    From Humming Fish to Puccini: Vocal Communication Evolved With Ancient Species

  • July 17, 2008
    'Nanosculpture' Could Enable New Types of Heat Pumps and Energy Converters

  • July 16, 2008
    Virtual World is Sign of Future for Scientists, Engineers

  • July 16, 2008
    Students Who Use 'Clickers' Score Better on Physics Tests

  • July 15, 2008
    Study: Future Snowmelt in West Twice as Early as Expected; Threatens Ecosystems and Water Reserves

  • July 14, 2008
    Sociological Research Shows Combined Impact of Genetics, Social Factors on Delinquency

  • July 14, 2008
    Iron Lion Design Challenge Jumpstarts Engineering Research

  • July 14, 2008
    Divide and Protect: Study Reveals Principles Behind Stability and Electronic Properties of Gold Nanoclusters

  • July 10, 2008
    Wasps and Bumble Bees Heat Up, Fly Faster With Protein-Rich Food

  • July 10, 2008
    Bluffing Could Be Common in Prediction Markets, Study Shows

  • July 3, 2008
    Unique Stellar System Gives Einstein a Thumbs-up

  • July 3, 2008
    Geologists Push Back Date Basins Formed, Supporting Frozen Earth Theory

  • July 3, 2008
    Ancient Marine Invertebrate Diversity Less Explosive Than Thought

  • July 2, 2008
    Worms Do Calculus to Find Meals or Avoid Unpleasantness

  • July 2, 2008
    Synthetic Molecules Emulate Enzyme Behavior for the First Time

  • July 2, 2008
    Species Extinction Threat Underestimated Due To Math Glitch, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • July 2, 2008
    Some Fundamental Interactions of Matter Found to be Fundamentally Different Than Thought

  • July 2, 2008
    Researchers Coat Titanium With Polymer to Improve Integration of Joint Replacements

  • July 1, 2008
    Research Yields Pricey Chemicals From Biodiesel Waste

  • July 1, 2008
    Physicists Create Millimeter-sized 'Bohr Atom'

  • July 1, 2008
    New Paper Offers Insights Into 'Blinking' Phenomena

  • June 30, 2008
    Unheard of Life History for a Vertebrate

  • June 30, 2008
    U.S. Completes Contribution to World's Most Powerful Particle Accelerator

  • June 30, 2008
    Tongue Drive System Lets Persons With Disabilities Operate Powered Wheelchairs, Computers

  • June 30, 2008
    Happiness is Rising Around The World: U-M Study Says

  • June 30, 2008
    China Quake Rare and Unexpected, Says New MIT Study

  • June 27, 2008
    Quantum Computing Breakthrough Arises From Unknown Molecule

  • June 26, 2008
    On the Boil: New Nano Technique Significantly Boosts Boiling Efficiency

  • June 26, 2008
    Higher Temperatures Helped New Strain of West Nile Virus Spread

  • June 26, 2008
    Hard Work While Fatigued Affects Blood Pressure

  • June 26, 2008
    Entrepreneurial Leader Recognized For Bridging Disciplines and Innovating Solutions

  • June 26, 2008
    "Early Bird" Project Really Gets the Worm

  • June 25, 2008
    Online Service Lets Blind Surf the Internet From Any Computer, Anywhere

  • June 25, 2008
    Mars Air Once Had Moisture, New Soil Analysis Says

  • June 24, 2008
    Pitt Receives $2.5 Million to Simulate and Analyze Brain, Immune System Activity

  • June 24, 2008
    Floridians Believe Global Warming Will Have Dangerous Impacts on the State

  • June 24, 2008
    Extreme Weather Events Can Unleash a 'Perfect Storm' of Infectious Diseases, Research Study Says

  • June 24, 2008
    Cooperative System Could Wipe Out Car Alarm Noise

  • June 23, 2008
    To Prevent Hurricane Damage, Build More Land

  • June 23, 2008
    Sticky Notes Go Virtual

  • June 23, 2008
    Radio Telecopes Reveal Unseen Galactic Cannibalism

  • June 23, 2008
    Primate's Scent Speaks Volumes

  • June 23, 2008
    Laser Surgery Probe Targets Individual Cancer Cells

  • June 23, 2008
    Laser Fluorescence Could Find Life on Mars

  • June 23, 2008
    Climate Change Could Impact Vital Functions of Microbes

  • June 23, 2008
    Automated Microfluidic Device Reduces Time to Screen Small Organisms for Genetic Studies

  • June 23, 2008
    Aquatic Insect 'Family Trees' Provide Clues About Sensitivity to Pollution

  • June 20, 2008
    Math Could Help Cure Leukemia

  • June 19, 2008
    Tiny Refrigerator Taking Shape to Cool Future Computers

  • June 19, 2008
    Researchers Confirm Benzene-like Electron Delocalization of Important Molecule

  • June 19, 2008
    Microscopic 'Clutch' Puts Flagellum in Neutral

  • June 19, 2008
    Greenland Ice Core Analysis Shows Drastic Climate Change Near End of Last Ice Age

  • June 19, 2008
    Experimental Phone Network Uses Virtual Sticky Notes

  • June 18, 2008
    Worm-like Marine Animal Providing Fresh Clues about Human Evolution

  • June 18, 2008
    Researchers Explain Nitrogen Paradox in Forests

  • June 18, 2008
    Newly Born Identical Twin Stars Show Surprising Differences

  • June 18, 2008
    LSU Professor Dissects Patterns of Violence in Rural Communities

  • June 18, 2008
    Carnegie Mellon System Estimates Geographic Location of Photos

  • June 18, 2008
    Birds Communicate Reproductive Success In Song

  • June 17, 2008
    Researchers Witness Assembly of Molecules Critical to Protein Function

  • June 17, 2008
    MIT Researchers See Alternative to Common Colorectal Cancer Drug

  • June 17, 2008
    Global Sanitation: Latrines Trounce Toilets

  • June 16, 2008
    UC Davis Research Could Lead to No Scent, No Sex For the Japanese Beetle

  • June 16, 2008
    U of M Professor Provides In-depth Analysis of Six Sigma Phenomenon

  • June 16, 2008
    Michigan Tech Physicist Models Single Molecular Switch

  • June 16, 2008
    Center Installs World's Most Powerful Commercial Wide-Field Light Microscope

  • June 13, 2008
    Nanoparticles Aid Bone Growth

  • June 12, 2008
    Brucella Abortus S19 Genome Sequenced; Points Toward Virulence Genes

  • June 12, 2008
    'Nanoglassblowing' Seen as Boon to Study of Individual Molecules

  • June 11, 2008
    Study Finds New Properties in Nonmagnetic Materials

  • June 11, 2008
    Researchers Reveal Insights Into Hidden World of Protein Folding

  • June 11, 2008
    Diamonds Reveal Deep Source of Platinum Deposits

  • June 11, 2008
    Astronomers Find Embryonic Planet

  • June 11, 2008
    Arecibo Joins Global Network to Create 6,000-mile Telescope

  • June 10, 2008
    Testing, Radiation Testing: Northwestern Transistors on Space Station

  • June 10, 2008
    Scenes of Nature Trump Technology in Reducing Low-level Stress

  • June 10, 2008
    Permafrost Threatened By Rapid Retreat of Arctic Sea Ice, NCAR Study Finds

  • June 9, 2008
    Thinking Ahead: Bacteria Anticipate Coming Changes in Their Environment

  • June 9, 2008
    Surprising Graphene

  • June 9, 2008
    Study: Sad Children Out-perform Happy Children in Attention-to-detail Tasks

  • June 9, 2008
    MIT: Stripes Key to Nanoparticle Drug Delivery

  • June 9, 2008
    Climate Change Hastens Extinction in Madagascar's Reptiles and Amphibians

  • June 7, 2008
    Scientists Find 245-Million-year-old Burrows of Land Vertebrates in Antarctica

  • June 6, 2008
    A Supra New Kind of Froth

  • June 5, 2008
    Researchers Observe Spontaneous 'Ratcheting' of Single Ribosome Molecules

  • June 4, 2008
    Virginia Tech Researchers Find Human Virus in Chimpanzees

  • June 4, 2008
    Simple Membranes Could Have Allowed Nutrients to Pass Into Primitive Cells

  • June 4, 2008
    New Superconductors Present New Mysteries, Possibilities

  • June 4, 2008
    Microsurgery on the Brain of the Fruit Fly Leads to New Insights into Irreparable Nerve Injuries

  • June 4, 2008
    Data Show Antarctic Ice Stream Radiating Seismically

  • June 4, 2008
    Children Learn Smart Behaviors Without Knowing What They Know

  • June 4, 2008
    A New Way to Protect Computer Networks from Internet Worms

  • June 3, 2008
    Prehistoric Man Killed Over Women

  • June 3, 2008
    Brown Researchers Work Toward Ending Cartilage Loss

  • June 2, 2008
    Heart of the Crab Pulsar Probed--First Direct Look Into the Core of a Neutron Star

  • June 2, 2008
    For Barn Swallows, Feathers Make the Man

  • June 2, 2008
    Astonomers Find Tiny Planet Orbiting Tiny Star

  • May 31, 2008
    TB Treatment for the Elderly Likely Requires a Boost to Immune Response

  • May 29, 2008
    Toad Research Could Leapfrog to New Muscle Model

  • May 29, 2008
    Protons Pair Up With Neutrons

  • May 29, 2008
    Oregon Physicists Don't Flip Spin But Find Possible Electron Switch

  • May 29, 2008
    How to Make Microwaves on a Chip to Replace X-rays for Medical Imaging and Security

  • May 29, 2008
    Carnegie Mellon Computer Model Reveals How Brain Represents Meaning

  • May 28, 2008
    Powerful Superconductor Is In A Class All Its Own

  • May 28, 2008
    Online Help for STEM Faculty

  • May 28, 2008
    NC State Breakthrough Results in Super-hard Nanocrystalline Iron That Can Take the Heat

  • May 28, 2008
    Mountain Ranges Rise Much More Rapidly Than Geologists Expected

  • May 28, 2008
    Large Methane Release Could Cause Abrupt Climate Change, as Happened 635 Million Years Ago

  • May 28, 2008
    CSI: Milky Way Team Works Scene of Dead Star

  • May 28, 2008
    A Survivor in Greenland: A Novel Bacterial Species is Found Trapped in 120,000-Year-old Ice

  • May 28, 2008
    'Barren' Seafloor Teeming With Microbial Life

  • May 27, 2008
    What Makes Life Go in the Tropics?

  • May 27, 2008
    Stress Buildup Precedes Large Sumatra Quakes

  • May 27, 2008
    Courtship Pattern Shaped by Emergence of a New Gene in Fruit Flies

  • May 22, 2008
    Radio Telescopes to Keep Sharp Eye on Mars Lander

  • May 21, 2008
    Texas Advanced Computing Center Supercomputer Performs Laser Cancer Surgery on Canine

  • May 21, 2008
    Boston University Researchers Find Neotropical Treefrog That Can Choose to Lay Eggs in Water or on Land

  • May 20, 2008
    The Photonic Beetle

  • May 20, 2008
    Instant Messaging Proves Useful in Reducing Workplace Interruption

  • May 16, 2008
    MIT Solves Gravity-defying Bird Beak Mystery

  • May 16, 2008
    MIT Creates New Material For Fuel Cells

  • May 16, 2008
    MIT Crafts Bacteria-resistant Films

  • May 16, 2008
    By Adding Graphene, Researchers Create Superior Polymer

  • May 15, 2008
    Small Primate Ancestors Had a Leg Up

  • May 15, 2008
    Simple Model Cell is Key to Understanding Cell Complexity

  • May 15, 2008
    Scientists Unveil New Tool To Understand Evolution of Multi-Domain Genes

  • May 15, 2008
    Research Puts New Wrinkle in Study of Materials Folding Under Pressure

  • May 15, 2008
    Collaboration Between UW and IBM Will Use Donated Computer Time to Tackle Rice Crisis

  • May 14, 2008
    Physicists Demonstrate How Information Can Escape From Black Holes

  • May 14, 2008
    Monarch Butterflies Help Explain Why Parasites Harm Hosts

  • May 14, 2008
    Item! Candidates Are Buying Your Vote

  • May 14, 2008
    Estimated 3.2 Million Burmese Potentially Affected By Cyclone

  • May 13, 2008
    Nanowires May Boost Solar Cell Efficiency, UC San Diego Engineers Say

  • May 13, 2008
    Deep Sea Methane Scavengers Captured

  • May 12, 2008
    Astronomers Search For Orphan Stars Using Newly Upgraded Telescope

  • May 9, 2008
    Study May Explain Variations in Superconducting Temperatures

  • May 8, 2008
    Scientists Demonstrate Method for Integrating Nanowire Devices Directly onto Silicon

  • May 8, 2008
    New Technique Measures Ultrashort Laser Pulses at Focus

  • May 8, 2008
    New Evidence From Earliest Known Human Settlement in the Americas

  • May 8, 2008
    NCAR Installs 76-teraflop Supercomputer for Critical Research on Climate Change, Severe Weather

  • May 8, 2008
    Made-to-order Isotopes Hold Promise on Science's Frontier

  • May 8, 2008
    Bread Mold May Hold Secret to Eliminating Disease-causing Genes

  • May 7, 2008
    Iron 'Snow' Could Help Maintain Mercury's Magnetic Field

  • May 7, 2008
    Genetic 'Tag Team' Keeps Cells on Cycle

  • May 5, 2008
    Trouble in Paradise: Warming a Greater Danger to Tropical Species

  • May 5, 2008
    RFID Testbed Measures Multiple Tags at Once and Rapidly Assesses New Antenna Designs

  • May 2, 2008
    New Software Allows ISPs and P2P Users to Get Along Without Getting too Cozy

  • May 2, 2008
    Imaging Yields Insights Into 'Nanomedicine' For Cancer Treatment

  • May 2, 2008
    Diatoms Discovered to Remove Phosphorus From Oceans

  • May 2, 2008
    Atomic Force Microscopy Shows Liquids Adjust Viscosity When Confined, Shaken

  • May 1, 2008
    Spiraling Nanotrees Offer New Twist on Growth of Nanowires

  • May 1, 2008
    Southern Flavor in the Arctic

  • May 1, 2008
    Micro-origami: USC Folds up Micrometer-Scale 'Voxels' for Drug Delivery

  • May 1, 2008
    Carnegie Mellon Technique Accelerates Biological Image Analysis

  • April 30, 2008
    You Are What You Eat? Maybe Not for Ancient Man

  • April 30, 2008
    Scientists Discover New Ocean Current

  • April 30, 2008
    Scientists Discover How Some Bacteria Survive Antibiotics

  • April 30, 2008
    CU-Boulder Researchers Forecast 3-in-5 Chance of Record Low Arctic Sea Ice in 2008

  • April 30, 2008
    Biologists Are From Mars, Chemists Are From Venus?

  • April 29, 2008
    Too Much Technology May Be Killing Beneficial Bacteria

  • April 29, 2008
    Scientists Head to Warming Alaska on Ice Core Expedition

  • April 29, 2008
    Ancient Sunflower Fuels Debate About Agriculture in the Americas

  • April 28, 2008
    What Does It Mean to Be Alive?

  • April 28, 2008
    'Sticky Nanotubes' Hold Key to Future Technologies

  • April 24, 2008
    Scientists Discover Exotic Quantum State of Matter

  • April 24, 2008
    First Nanoscale Image of Soil Reveals an 'Incredible' Variety, Rich With Patterns

  • April 23, 2008
    Developer of Online Science Tutoring Program Receives Award from Distance Learning Association

  • April 21, 2008
    Scientists Automate Molecular Evolution

  • April 18, 2008
    What Happens When You Pop a Quantum Balloon?

  • April 17, 2008
    New Research Shows Slight of Hand Is Not So Slight

  • April 17, 2008
    Lakes of Meltwater Can Crack Greenland's Ice and Contribute to Faster Ice Sheet Flow

  • April 17, 2008
    Inherited Cancer Mutation is Widespread in America

  • April 16, 2008
    U of M Researchers Identify Process That May Help Treat Parkinson's, Spinal Cord Injuries

  • April 16, 2008
    Older People Are Nation's Happiest

  • April 16, 2008
    Fast AFM Probes Measure Multiple Properties of Biomolecules or Materials Simultaneously

  • April 15, 2008
    A Better Fog and Smoke Machine From Computer Scientists at UC San Diego

  • April 10, 2008
    Popcorn-ball Design Doubles Efficiency of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

  • April 10, 2008
    Hurricane Forecasters Adopt NCAR Radar Technique

  • April 10, 2008
    Grand Canyon May Be as Old as Dinosaurs, Says New Study

  • April 10, 2008
    Flowers' Fragrance Diminished By Air Pollution, University of Virginia Study Indicates

  • April 10, 2008
    AMNH Scientists Grace Science and Nature Covers

  • April 10, 2008
    Absence of Clouds Caused Prehuman Super-greenhouse Periods

  • April 9, 2008
    Researchers Discover Novel "Gene Toggles" in World's Top Food Crop

  • April 9, 2008
    Method to Deliver Molecules Within Embryonic Stem Cells Improves Differentiation

  • April 9, 2008
    Carbon Nanotubes Made Into Conductive, Flexible 'Stained Glass'

  • April 8, 2008
    Needle-size Device Created to Track Tumors, Radiation Dose

  • April 8, 2008
    Manufactured Buckyballs Don't Harm Microbes That Clean the Environment

  • April 8, 2008
    Hubble Maps the Changing Constellation of Internet 'Black Holes'

  • April 8, 2008
    Computer Scientist Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

  • April 7, 2008
    Using Street Theater to Channel the Lessons of Molecules

  • April 4, 2008
    Yale Scientists Visualize the Machinery of mRNA Splicing

  • April 4, 2008
    Researchers Take Step Toward Creating Quantum Computers Using Entangled Photons in Optical Fibers

  • April 4, 2008
    Lucky Squirrels Born With 'Silver Spoon' Effect

  • April 3, 2008
    One Large Organic Shade-grown Coffee, Please -- With Extra Bats

  • April 3, 2008
    NC State Researchers Identify Genes Key to Hormone Production in Plants

  • April 3, 2008
    Huge Virulence Gene Superfamily Responsible for Devastating Plant Diseases

  • April 3, 2008
    Exactly How Much Housework Does a Husband Create?

  • April 2, 2008
    Russian-American Research Team Examines Origins of Whaling Culture

  • April 2, 2008
    New Fish Has a Face Even Dale Chihuly Could Love

  • April 2, 2008
    Models Look Good When Predicting Climate Change

  • April 2, 2008
    Is DNA Repair a Substitute for Sex?

  • April 2, 2008
    Emission Reduction Assumptions for Carbon Dioxide Overly Optimistic, Study Says

  • April 1, 2008
    Vive The Vole!

  • April 1, 2008
    Music File Compressed 1,000 Times Smaller Than MP3

  • April 1, 2008
    Continents Loss to Oceans Boosts Staying Power

  • March 31, 2008
    Two New Star Systems Are First of Their Kind Ever Found

  • March 31, 2008
    Study Questions 'Cost of Complexity' in Evolution

  • March 31, 2008
    Some Migratory Birds Can't Find Success in Urban Areas, Study Finds

  • March 31, 2008
    Newly Discovered Galaxy Cluster in Early Stage of Formation is Farthest Ever Identified

  • March 27, 2008
    Self-assembled Materials Form Mini Stem Cell Lab

  • March 27, 2008
    Foldable and Stretchable, Silicon Circuits Conform to Many Shapes

  • March 27, 2008
    Femtogram-level Chemical Measurements Now Possible, U. of I. Team Reports

  • March 27, 2008
    Biology Professor’s Classes Take a Dip into the Ocean and Jimmy Buffett

  • March 26, 2008
    Visualize This

  • March 26, 2008
    Uncovering the Mechanisms of Lightning Varieties

  • March 26, 2008
    New Study Illuminates the Role of Ants as Fungus Farmers

  • March 26, 2008
    Low Oxygen and Molybdenum in Ancient Oceans Delayed Evolution of Life by 2 Billion Years

  • March 26, 2008
    FDA Deadlines May Compromise Drug Safety By Rushing Approval

  • March 26, 2008
    Dental Chair a Possible Source of Neurotoxic Mercury Waste

  • March 25, 2008
    Mantis Shrimp Vision Reveals New Way That Animals Can See

  • March 25, 2008
    Common Aquatic Animals Show Extreme Resistance to Radiation

  • March 25, 2008
    Ant Guts Could Pave the Way for Better Drugs

  • March 24, 2008
    UM Physicists Show Electrons Can Travel Over 100 Times Faster in Graphene Than in Silicon

  • March 24, 2008
    'Designer Enzymes' Created By Chemists

  • March 21, 2008
    Nanoscience Will Change the Way We Think About the World

  • March 20, 2008
    UMd-Led Team Finds Ancient Asteroids Formed at Solar System's Start

  • March 20, 2008
    Systems Biology Approach Identifies Nutrient Regulation of Biological Clock in Plants

  • March 20, 2008
    Researchers Achieve Dramatic Increase in Thermoelectric Efficiency

  • March 20, 2008
    Research Shows Earth's Earliest Animal Ecosystem Was Complex and Included Sexual Reproduction

  • March 20, 2008
    Research on Consequences: Hyperactive Girls Face Problems as Adults

  • March 20, 2008
    Rare Cosmic Rays are From Far Away

  • March 20, 2008
    Punishment Does Not Earn Rewards or Cooperation, Study Finds

  • March 20, 2008
    Boston College, MIT Researchers Achieve Dramatic Increase in Thermoelectric Efficiency

  • March 19, 2008
    Findings Could Improve Fuel Cell Efficiency

  • March 19, 2008
    Arctic Pollution's Surprising History

  • March 18, 2008
    Work With Power Grids Leads to Cell Biology Discovery

  • March 17, 2008
    Physicists and Engineers Search For New Dimension

  • March 17, 2008
    Gecko's 'Active' Tail Key to Preventing Falls and Aerial Maneuvers

  • March 17, 2008
    Controlling a Sea of Information

  • March 17, 2008
    Chemical Engineers Discover New Way to Control Particle Motion

  • March 14, 2008
    Researchers Use Light to Detect Alzheimer's

  • March 13, 2008
    Sand Dollar Larvae Use Cloning to 'Make Change,' Confound Predators

  • March 13, 2008
    Research Team Finds that Microorganisms Filter Nitrogen From Small Streams

  • March 13, 2008
    How Alligators Rock and Roll

  • March 13, 2008
    Genes That Control Tomato Shapes are Discovered

  • March 13, 2008
    Cornell Sets Record for Creating High-frequency Microresonator in Silicon

  • March 13, 2008
    Compound Removes Radioactive Material From Power Plant Waste

  • March 12, 2008
    Snakes Vault Past Toxic Newts in Evolutionary Arms Race

  • March 12, 2008
    Single-crystal Semiconductor Wire Built Into an Optical Fiber

  • March 12, 2008
    Increasing Nitrogen Pollution Overwhelms Filtering Capability of Streams

  • March 12, 2008
    From the Backyard to the Ocean: New Study Shows Streams Act as Key Nitrogen Filters

  • March 11, 2008
    Which Came First, Social Dominance or Big Brains? Wasps May Tell

  • March 11, 2008
    Insecticide Combo Delivers Knockout Punch

  • March 11, 2008
    Implantable Medical Devices May Expose Patients to Security, Privacy Risks; Solutions Suggested

  • March 10, 2008
    Researchers Confirm Discovery of Earth's Inner, Innermost Core

  • March 10, 2008
    ResearchChannel Leading iTunes U Downloads List

  • March 10, 2008
    Real and Virtual Pendulums Swing as One in Mixed Reality State

  • March 10, 2008
    Policing Cells Demand ID to Tell Friend From Foe, Say University of Pennsylvania Cell Engineers

  • March 10, 2008
    Physicists: After 30 Years of Study, Rare Particle Confirms Prediction

  • March 10, 2008
    Measurement Technique Probes Surface Structure of Gold Nanocrystals

  • March 10, 2008
    Marine Bacteria's Mealtime Dash is a Swimming Success

  • March 10, 2008
    Language of a Fly Proves Surprising

  • March 10, 2008
    Finally, the 'Planet' in Planetary Nebulae?

  • March 7, 2008
    Biologists Surprised to Find Parochial Bacterial Viruses

  • March 7, 2008
    Assembly Technique for Tiny Wires May Eventually Help Detect Cancer and Other Diseases

  • March 7, 2008
    Allergic Response Tied to Lipid Molecules in Cell Membrane

  • March 6, 2008
    Rutgers Research Reveals How Deadly Food Poisoning and Bioterrorism Toxins Could Be Tamed

  • March 6, 2008
    Newly Defined Signaling Pathway Could Mean Better Biofuel Sources

  • March 5, 2008
    Synthetic Peptoids Hold Forth Promise for New Antibiotics

  • March 5, 2008
    New Technique Takes a Big Step in Examination of Small Structures

  • March 5, 2008
    Key Component of Earth's Crust Formed from Moving Molten Rock

  • March 5, 2008
    Brown-led Study Rearranges Some Branches on Animal Tree of Life

  • March 4, 2008
    Magnetic Levitation Gives Computer Users Sense of Touch

  • March 4, 2008
    Brown Study: Schistosomiasis More Debilitating Than Estimated

  • March 3, 2008
    Viruses Evolve to Play By Host Rules, According to University of Pennsylvania Researchers

  • March 3, 2008
    U of M Researchers Discover Key for Converting Waste to Electricity

  • March 3, 2008
    Tiny Polyps Need Two Kinds of Carbon to Survive Coral Bleaching

  • March 3, 2008
    Team Probes Mysteries of Oceanic Bacteria

  • March 3, 2008
    Surface Dislocation Nucleation: Strength Is But Skin Deep at the Nanoscale, Penn Engineers Discover

  • March 3, 2008
    Researchers Find Unique Genomes in Three Ancient Microbial Communities

  • March 3, 2008
    Etch A SketchTM Toy Inspires Technique for Switching Electrical Properties at Nanometric Scales

  • February 29, 2008
    Last Large Piece of ATLAS Particle Detector Lowered into Ground

  • February 27, 2008
    Why Juniper Trees Can Live On Less Water

  • February 27, 2008
    UCLA Solution to Chemical Mystery Could Yield More Efficient Hydrogen Cars

  • February 27, 2008
    Researchers Catch Rats' Twitchy Whiskers in Action

  • February 27, 2008
    Ohio 'Paper' Vote System Debuting With Flaws, Researchers Say

  • February 27, 2008
    Gene That Controls Ozone Resistance of Plants Could Lead to Drought-Resistant Crops

  • February 26, 2008
    Yale Scientists Create Artificial "Cells" That Boost the Immune Response to Cancer

  • February 25, 2008
    Discovery of a Novel Organism Adds to 'Tree of Life'

  • February 21, 2008
    Color-coded Atoms

  • February 18, 2008
    Scientists Using Laser Light to Detect Potential Diseases Via Breath Samples, Says New Study

  • February 18, 2008
    Research Uncovers the Social Dynamics of Yellow Jackets

  • February 18, 2008
    MIT Creates Gecko-inspired Bandage

  • February 18, 2008
    Early Environment May Be Key to Determining Bird Migration Location

  • February 17, 2008
    Will North Atlantic Threshold Response to Ocean Changes Be Enough?

  • February 17, 2008
    Small Sea Creatures May Be the 'Canaries in the Coal Mine' of Climate Change

  • February 17, 2008
    Roads Not Taken Disappear More Quickly Than We Realize

  • February 17, 2008
    New Technology Makes 3-D Imaging Quicker, Easier

  • February 17, 2008
    Math Model Identifies Key to Controlling Epidemic

  • February 17, 2008
    A Widescreen View of Methylation

  • February 15, 2008
    USC and Second Sight Announce European Clinical Trial for Argus II Retinal Implant

  • February 15, 2008
    Religion Colors Americans' Views of Nanotechnology

  • February 15, 2008
    Peptide Discovered in Scorpion Venom May Hold Key to Secretory Diseases

  • February 15, 2008
    Past Greenhouse Warming Events Provide Clues to What the Future May Hold

  • February 15, 2008
    Pacific Northwest Hypoxic Events Unprecedented

  • February 15, 2008
    New Method for Measuring Biodiversity

  • February 15, 2008
    Defining Cancer's Genetic 'Support Network'

  • February 14, 2008
    Scientists Reveal First-ever Global Map of Total Human Effects on Oceans

  • February 14, 2008
    Protein's Strength Lies in H-bond Cooperation

  • February 14, 2008
    Predators Are More Important than Plants on Ecosystem Function

  • February 14, 2008
    Fruit Flies Show Surprising Sophistication in Locating Food Source

  • February 14, 2008
    COUPP Experiment Tightens Limits on Dark Matter

  • February 14, 2008
    Collaboration Helps Make JILA Strontium Atomic Clock 'Best in Class'

  • February 14, 2008
    Cheating is Easy--for the Social Amoeba

  • February 14, 2008
    Astronomers Discover Scaled-down Jupiter and Saturn in a Faraway Solar System Like Our Own

  • February 13, 2008
    Missing Link Shows Bats Flew First, Developed Echolocation Later

  • February 13, 2008
    Microbial 'Cheaters' Help Scientists ID 'Social' Genes

  • February 13, 2008
    Fiber-based Nanotechnology in Clothing Could Harvest Energy from Physical Movement

  • February 12, 2008
    MIT Reveals Superconducting Surprise

  • February 12, 2008
    Future of Social Networking Explored in UW's Computer Science Building

  • February 11, 2008
    Melting Snow Provides Clues For Acidification

  • February 8, 2008
    Urban Ecology: Taking Measure of the Coming Megacity's Impact

  • February 8, 2008
    Stanford Researchers Hear the Sound of Quantum Drums

  • February 8, 2008
    Bacterium Sequenced Makes Rare Form of Chlorophyll

  • February 7, 2008
    U of M Study: Destroying Native Ecosystems for Biofuel Crops Worsens Global Warming

  • February 7, 2008
    Slow-motion Video Study Shows Shrews Are Highly Sophisticated Predators

  • February 7, 2008
    Determining Ancestral Histories in Admixed Populations

  • February 7, 2008
    Coral Reefs May Be Protected By Natural Ocean Thermostat

  • February 6, 2008
    What Gives Us Fingertip Dexterity?

  • February 6, 2008
    Rice Scientists Make Breakthrough in Single-molecule Sensing

  • February 6, 2008
    Nitrogen Pollution Boosts Plant Growth in Tropics By 20 Percent

  • February 6, 2008
    New Devices to Boost Nematode Research on Neurons and Drugs

  • February 6, 2008
    MIT Applies Engineering Approach to Studying Biological Pathways

  • February 6, 2008
    Fossil Fuels and Nitrogen Fertilizers May Be Slowly Reducing the Number of Plant Species Globally

  • February 5, 2008
    Small Bit of a CMOS Chip Holds 2-D Through-the-walls Radar Imager

  • February 5, 2008
    Avian Origins: New Analysis Confirms Ancient Beginnings