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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
    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

  • February 4, 2008
    Researchers Decode Genetics of Rare Photosynthetic Bacterium

  • February 4, 2008
    Baboon Dads Have Surprising Influences on Offspring

  • February 1, 2008
    Nanotechnology's Future Depends on Who the Public Trusts

  • January 31, 2008
    University of Delaware Grad Students to Develop Code of Research Ethics in Novel Project

  • January 28, 2008
    Baffin Island Ice Caps Have Shrunk 50 Percent Since the 1950s

  • January 24, 2008
    Popular Arthritis Drug May Disrupt Heart Rhythm, Study Shows

  • January 24, 2008
    New Technique Would Allow Fast Printing of Microscopic Elements for Large Electronic Devices

  • January 23, 2008
    Ants and Avalanches: Insects on Coffee Plants Follow Widespread Natural Tendency

  • January 22, 2008
    Voters Like Electronic Voting Machines, But They Can Still Lead to Voting Errors

  • January 22, 2008
    Greenhouse Ocean May Downsize Fish

  • January 21, 2008
    In Diatom, Scientists Find Genes That May Level Engineering Hurdle

  • January 20, 2008
    Researchers Unlock Fundamental Secret of Bird Flight

  • January 18, 2008
    People Not Always Needed to Alleviate Loneliness

  • January 18, 2008
    Commerce Secretary Calls for Government, Private Sector and Academic Actions on Innovation Measurement

  • January 17, 2008
    Weird Water: Discovery Challenges Long-held Beliefs About Water's Special Properties

  • January 17, 2008
    Scientists to Preview New Climate Change Research

  • January 17, 2008
    Researchers Reveal HIV Peptide's Possible Pathway Into The Cell

  • January 17, 2008
    Predators Do More Than Kill Prey

  • January 17, 2008
    Paired Microbes Eliminate Methane-Using Sulfur Pathway

  • January 17, 2008
    Genome Scan Shows Polynesians Have Little Genetic Relationship to Melanesians

  • January 17, 2008
    Ecosystem-based Management Not Enough to Reverse Coastal Habitat Decline

  • January 17, 2008
    Contact Lenses With Circuits, Lights a Possible Platform for Superhuman Vision

  • January 17, 2008
    Alzheimer's Molecule is a Smart Speed Bump on the Nerve-cell Transport Highway

  • January 17, 2008
    'Nonlinear' Ecosystem Response Points to Environmental Solutions

  • January 16, 2008
    Researchers Discover Surprising Gymnastics in One Type of Chemical Reaction Fundamental to Biochemistry

  • January 16, 2008
    Math Models Snowflakes

  • January 15, 2008
    Alaska Glacier Speed-up Tied to Internal Plumbing Issues, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • January 14, 2008
    Researchers Find New Way to Block Destructive Rush of Immune Cells

  • January 11, 2008
    Researchers Create Mathematical Model of Fruit Fly Eyes

  • January 10, 2008
    Quakes Under Pacific Floor Reveal Unexpected Circulatory System

  • January 9, 2008
    MIT Reports New Twist in MicroRNA Biology

  • January 9, 2008
    Dartmouth Researchers Alarmed By Levels of Mercury and Arsenic in Chinese Freshwater Ecosystem

  • January 8, 2008
    Rutgers, Penn State Astronomy Teams Discover Ancestors of Milky Way-type Galaxies

  • January 7, 2008
    Researchers Find September 11 Stress Increases Risk of Heart Problems

  • January 7, 2008
    Researchers Bend Light Through Waveguides in Colloidal Crystals

  • January 7, 2008
    Progeny of Blind Cavefish Can Regain Their Sight

  • January 7, 2008
    International Team Identifies 480 Genes that Control Human Cell Division

  • January 4, 2008
    Two Explosive Evolutionary Events Shaped Early History of Multicellular Life

  • January 4, 2008
    North Atlantic Warming Tied to Natural Variability; But Global Warming May Be at Play Elsewhere

  • January 4, 2008
    New Route for Heredity Bypasses DNA

  • January 3, 2008
    Daily Alcohol Use Causes Changes in Sexual Behavior, New Study Reveals

  • January 3, 2008
    Carnegie Mellon Study Identifies Where Thoughts of Familiar Objects Occur Inside the Human Brain

  • January 2, 2008
    Model is First to Compare Performance of 'Biosensors'

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NEWS FROM THE FIELD FOR 2007

  • December 28, 2007
    Resilience Concepts Poised to Aid Management of Coastal Marine Ecosystems

  • December 27, 2007
    Study Maps Life in Extreme Environments

  • December 27, 2007
    Fraudsters Beware: Iowa State Engineer is Developing Cyber Technology to Find You

  • December 20, 2007
    Magnetic Alloy with Swiss Cheese Structure Morphs Shape

  • December 17, 2007
    Study Shows Urban Sprawl Continues to Gobble Up Land

  • December 17, 2007
    New Study Helps Explain How the Brain Detects Stimuli, Including Odors

  • December 14, 2007
    Wild Chimpanzees Appear Not to Regularly Experience Menopause

  • December 14, 2007
    Cholesterol Fine Tunes Hearing

  • December 13, 2007
    Biocapture Surfaces Produced for Study of Brain Chemistry

  • December 13, 2007
    As Waters Clear, Scientists Seek to End A Muddy Debate

  • December 12, 2007
    Female Lower Back Has Evolved to Accommodate the Weight of Pregnancy

  • December 12, 2007
    Deep-ocean Drilling Researchers Target Earthquake and Tsunami Zone

  • December 11, 2007
    Without Its Insulating Ice Cap, Arctic Surface Waters Warm to as Much as 5 Degrees C Above Average

  • December 11, 2007
    Study Finds U.S. Middle School Math Teachers Ill-Prepared

  • December 11, 2007
    Neurotransmitters in Biopolymers Stimulate Nerve Regeneration

  • December 11, 2007
    Earth's Magnetic Field Could Help Protect Astronauts Working on the Moon

  • December 10, 2007
    West Antarctic to be Covered With Scientific Instruments; Network to Watch Through Dark Polar Night

  • December 10, 2007
    To Catch a Panda

  • December 10, 2007
    Greenland Melt Accelerating, According to CU-Boulder Study

  • December 10, 2007
    Genome Study Places Modern Humans in the Evolutionary Fast Lane

  • December 9, 2007
    Using Carbon Nanotubes to Seek and Destroy Anthrax Toxin and Other Harmful Proteins

  • December 7, 2007
    New Tibetan Ice Cores Missing A-bomb Blast

  • December 7, 2007
    New Research May Lead to Better Climate Models for Global Warming, El Niño

  • December 7, 2007
    New Filtering Unit Being Tested for Water-starved Regions

  • December 7, 2007
    In Search of Water on Mars, Clues From Antarctica

  • December 7, 2007
    Earth's Heat Adds to Climate Change to Melt Greenland Ice

  • December 7, 2007
    Arctic Expeditions Find Giant Mud Waves, Glacier Tracks

  • December 6, 2007
    Ultrafast Optical Shutter is Switched Entirely by Laser Light

  • December 6, 2007
    Free Software Brings Affordability, Transparency to Mathematics

  • December 6, 2007
    Current Melting of Greenland's Ice Mimicks 1920s-1940s Event

  • December 6, 2007
    CU-Boulder Supercomputer Simulation of Universe May Help in Search for Missing Matter

  • December 5, 2007
    Smell Experience During Critical Period Alters Brain

  • December 5, 2007
    Astronomers at Northwestern University and NCSA Outline a Common Occurrence, The Evolution of Binary Stars and Acts of "Stellar Cannibalism"

  • December 3, 2007
    Were the First Stars Dark?

  • December 3, 2007
    UIC Chemists Characterize Alzheimer's Neurotoxin Structure

  • December 3, 2007
    Radiation Flashes May Help Crack Cosmic Mystery

  • December 3, 2007
    New Smartpen and Paper to Help Teach Blind College Students

  • December 3, 2007
    Global Warming Causes Stronger Storms

  • December 3, 2007
    A Really Inconvenient Truth: Divorce Is Not Green

  • December 3, 2007
    'Magma P.I.' Unearths Clues to How Crust Was Sculpted

  • November 30, 2007
    University of Iowa Research: Even Today, Couples Put More Emphasis on Husband's Career

  • November 30, 2007
    Duke Scientists Map Imprinted Genes in Human Genome

  • November 29, 2007
    University of Pennsylvania Study Reveals Inconspicuous Hosts in The Lyme Disease Epidemic

  • November 29, 2007
    New Research Discredits $100 Billion Global Warming 'Fix'

  • November 29, 2007
    Nano-sized Voltmeter Measures Electric Fields Deep Within Cells

  • November 28, 2007
    Study of Malaria Parasite in Patient Blood Finds Distinct Physiological States

  • November 28, 2007
    Student Research Makes the Pages of Top Scientific Journal

  • November 28, 2007
    Odd Little Star Has Magnetic Personality

  • November 26, 2007
    Tree of Life for Flowering Plants Reveals Relationships Among Major Groups

  • November 26, 2007
    Organic Transistors: Researchers Produce High Performance Field-Effect Transistors with Thin Films of Carbon 60

  • November 26, 2007
    Nanotech's Health, Environment Impacts Worry Scientists

  • November 26, 2007
    Manure Management Reduces Levels of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance Genes

  • November 22, 2007
    Rising Tides Intensify Non-volcanic Tremor in Earth's Crust

  • November 22, 2007
    Liquid Crystal Phases of Tiny DNA Molecules Point Up New Scenario for First Life on Earth

  • November 22, 2007
    'Cooper Pairs' Can Be Found in Insulators as Well as in Superconductors

  • November 21, 2007
    Babies Prefer Good Samaritans

  • November 20, 2007
    Northwestern Study Looks at Sensing, Movement and Behavior

  • November 19, 2007
    MIT: 'Micro' Livers Could Aid Drug Screening

  • November 19, 2007
    Evolution is Deterministic, Not Random, Biologists Conclude from Multi-Species Study

  • November 19, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon Algorithm Identifies Top 100 Blogs For News

  • November 19, 2007
    Atmospheric Measuring Device for Understanding Smog Formation

  • November 15, 2007
    White Children More Positive Toward Blacks After Learning About Racism, Study Shows

  • November 15, 2007
    Evolutionary Comparison Finds New Human Genes

  • November 15, 2007
    A New Window on The Universe

  • November 15, 2007
    'Ultrasound' of Earth's Crust Reveals Inner Workings of a Tsunami Factory

  • November 14, 2007
    Scientists Get First Look At How Water 'Lubricates' Proteins

  • November 14, 2007
    Princeton Scientists Break Cholera's Lines of Communication

  • November 14, 2007
    First-ever 'State of the Carbon Cycle Report' Finds Troubling Imbalance

  • November 13, 2007
    Together We Stand: Bacteria Organize to Survive Hostile Zones

  • November 13, 2007
    Early Academic Skills, Not Behavior, Best Predict School Success

  • November 12, 2007
    Yellowstone Viruses 'Jump' Between Hot Pools

  • November 12, 2007
    The Key to Unlocking the Secret of Highly Specific DNAzyme Catalysis

  • November 12, 2007
    Human Ancestors: More Gatherers Than Hunters?

  • November 12, 2007
    Fragile Detector Installed at International Nuclear Research Facility

  • November 12, 2007
    Clean, Carbon-Neutral Hydrogen on the Horizon

  • November 12, 2007
    Chimps Dig Up Clues to Human Past?

  • November 9, 2007
    Scientists Discover Record-Breaking Hydrogen Storage Materials for Use in Fuel Cells

  • November 9, 2007
    "Strange Matter" Takes Shape at Humacao's Casa Roig Museum

  • November 8, 2007
    Yellowstone Rising

  • November 7, 2007
    Researchers Develop Lecture Search Engine to Aid Students

  • November 7, 2007
    Evolution and Fly Genomics

  • November 7, 2007
    Energy From Hot Rocks

  • November 7, 2007
    Deep Drilling for 'Black Smoker' Clues

  • November 6, 2007
    Physicists See Similarities in Stream of Sand Grains, Exotic Plasma at Birth of Universe

  • November 6, 2007
    MU Research Team Makes Progress Toward 'Printing' Organs

  • November 6, 2007
    Health Toll of Climate Change Seen As Ethical Crisis

  • November 6, 2007
    Astronomers Discover Record 5th Planet Around Nearby Star 55 Cancri

  • November 5, 2007
    Species Extinction Could Slash Productivity of Earth's Plants by as Much as Half

  • November 2, 2007
    Researchers Examine Closest Living Relative to Primates

  • November 2, 2007
    Heavier Hydrogen on the Atomic Scale Reduces Friction

  • November 1, 2007
    Vacation Photos Create 3-D Models of World Landmarks

  • November 1, 2007
    Rutgers Physicists Show How Electrons 'Gain Weight' in Metal Compounds Near Absolute Zero

  • November 1, 2007
    Flying Lemurs Are the Closest Relatives of Primates

  • November 1, 2007
    'Heftier' Atoms Reduce Friction at the Nanoscale, Study Led by Penn Researcher Reveals

  • October 31, 2007
    World's Smallest Radio Uses Single Nanotube to Pick Up Good Vibrations

  • October 31, 2007
    Wildfire Drives Carbon Levels in Northern Forests

  • October 31, 2007
    Why Do so Many Species Live in Tropical Forests and Coral Reefs?

  • October 31, 2007
    US Fires Release Large Amounts of Carbon Dioxide

  • October 31, 2007
    Physicist's Innovative Technique Makes Atomic-level Microscopy at Least 100 Times Faster

  • October 31, 2007
    New Computer Architecture Aids Emergency Response

  • October 31, 2007
    MU Researchers Go Nano, Natural and Green

  • October 31, 2007
    Let There Be Light: New Magnet Design Continues Magnet Lab's Tradition of Innovation

  • October 31, 2007
    Elevated Nitric Oxide in Blood is Key to High Altitude Function for Tibetans

  • October 31, 2007
    Coral Reefs Will be Permanently Damaged Without Urgent Action

  • October 30, 2007
    Speed Plays Crucial Role in Breaking Protein's H-bonds

  • October 30, 2007
    MIT's 'Electronic Nose' Could Detect Hazards

  • October 30, 2007
    Could 'Hairy Roots' Become Biofactories?

  • October 29, 2007
    Ten Minutes of Talking Has a Mental Payoff

  • October 29, 2007
    Social Standing Influences Elephant Movement

  • October 29, 2007
    New Magnetic Separation Technique Might Detect Multiple Pathogens at Once

  • October 29, 2007
    Mineral Ages Show Blue Mountain Rocks Related to Klamath, Sierra Nevadas

  • October 29, 2007
    Fuel Cells Gearing Up to Power Auto Industry

  • October 29, 2007
    Dinosaur Deaths Outsourced to India?

  • October 29, 2007
    Dead Clams Tell Many Tales

  • October 28, 2007
    Burrowing Mammals Dig For a Living, But How Do They Do That?

  • October 26, 2007
    Seismologists See Earth's Interior as Interplay Between Temperature, Pressure and Chemistry

  • October 26, 2007
    MIT: Human-Generated Ozone Will Damage Crops

  • October 25, 2007
    Scientists Alter Sexual Orientation in Worms

  • October 25, 2007
    New Study Uncovers Secrets Behind Butterfly Wing Patterns

  • October 25, 2007
    Going Live with Click Chemistry

  • October 24, 2007
    Three First-ever Atomic Nuclei Created at NSCL; New Super-heavy Aluminum Isotopes May Exist

  • October 24, 2007
    Study Reveals Lakes a Major Source of Prehistoric Methane

  • October 24, 2007
    Solar Telescope Reaches 120,000 Feet on Jumbo-Jet-Sized Balloon

  • October 24, 2007
    Researchers View Swimming Tactics of Tiny Aquatic Predators

  • October 24, 2007
    Home Computers to Help Researchers Better Understand Universe

  • October 22, 2007
    Researchers Discover Natural Herbicide Released by Grass

  • October 22, 2007
    New Insights Into How Lasers Cut Flesh

  • October 22, 2007
    MIT Works Toward Novel Therapeutic Device

  • October 22, 2007
    Harvard University Engineers Demonstrate Quantum Cascade Laser Nanoantenna

  • October 22, 2007
    Biggest "Small" Black Hole Discovered

  • October 22, 2007
    200 Journals Join in Theme Issues on Poverty and Human Development

  • October 18, 2007
    Hospital Room Shook Up in First Seismic Experiment of Its Kind

  • October 14, 2007
    Novel Semiconductor Structure Bends Light 'Wrong' Way--the Right Direction for Many Applications

  • October 11, 2007
    UD Plant Biologists Uncover Top Wetland Plant's Hidden Weapon

  • October 11, 2007
    Stem Cell Nuclei Are Soft 'Hard Drives,' Penn Study Finds

  • October 11, 2007
    New membrane Strips Carbon Dioxide from Natural Gas Faster and Better

  • October 11, 2007
    New Force-Fluorescence Device Measures Motion Previously Undetectable

  • October 11, 2007
    Morning Forecast on Titan Calls for Widespread Methane Drizzle off Xanadu

  • October 11, 2007
    Green Algae--The Nexus of Plant/Animal Ancestry

  • October 10, 2007
    Landmark Modeling Study at Penn Reveals How Ferroelectric Computer Memory Works

  • October 10, 2007
    Harvard Scientists Predict the Future of the Past Tense

  • October 10, 2007
    Discovery of Retinal Cell Type Ends 4-Decade Search

  • October 9, 2007
    Study Shows Genetically Engineered Corn Could Affect Aquatic Ecosystems

  • October 9, 2007
    Generating 'oohs' and 'aahs': Vocal Joystick Uses Voice to Surf the Internet

  • October 8, 2007
    Plant Viruses from Past Provide Ecological Clues

  • October 8, 2007
    Newfound Ancient African Megadroughts May Have Driven the Evolution of Humans and Fish

  • October 5, 2007
    Technology Would Help Detect Terrorists Before They Strike

  • October 5, 2007
    Developing a Modular, Nanoparticle Drug Delivery System

  • October 4, 2007
    Simplest Circadian Clocks Operate Via Orderly Phosphate Transfers

  • October 4, 2007
    Scientists 'Weigh' Tiny Galaxy Halfway Across Universe

  • October 4, 2007
    Geologists Recover Rocks Yielding Unprecedented Insights into San Andreas Fault

  • October 4, 2007
    Fungus Genome Yielding Answers to Protect Grains, People and Animals

  • October 4, 2007
    Even Without Math, Ancients Engineered Sophisticated Machines

  • October 3, 2007
    Magnetic Lab Researchers' Material May Lead to Advances in Quantum Computing

  • October 3, 2007
    How Basil Gets Its Zing

  • October 2, 2007
    Woods Hole Research Center to Lead Undergraduate Initiative in the Siberian Arctic

  • October 2, 2007
    Thumb-size Microsystem Enables Cell Culture and Incubation

  • October 2, 2007
    Technology Could Enable Computers to 'Read the Minds' of Users

  • October 2, 2007
    MIT Aids Creation of Neural Prosthetic Devices

  • October 2, 2007
    Computer Science, Art & Technology Team on NSF Grant

  • October 2, 2007
    Computer Science Researchers Explore Virtualization Potential for High-end Computing

  • October 2, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon Researchers Fight Phishing Attacks with Phishing Tactics

  • October 2, 2007
    Are Women Being Scared Away From Math, Science, and Engineering Fields?

  • October 1, 2007
    Three-way Mating Game of North American Lizard Found in Distant European Relative

  • October 1, 2007
    Sign of 'Embryonic Planets' Forming in Nearby Stellar Systems

  • October 1, 2007
    New Partnership Opens Doors of Cosmic Discovery

  • October 1, 2007
    Native Language Governs the Way Toddlers Interpret Speech Sounds, According to Penn Study

  • October 1, 2007
    Engineers Study Brain Folding in Higher Mammals

  • October 1, 2007
    ANDRILL Project Seeks the "Rosetta Stone" of Climate History in Antarctica

  • October 1, 2007
    "Radio Lab" Receives Award From National Academies

  • September 28, 2007
    How 'Mother of Thousands' Makes Plantlets

  • September 27, 2007
    Wasp Genetics Study Suggests Altruism Evolved from Maternal Behavior

  • September 27, 2007
    Using Nanotubes to Detect and Repair Cracks in Aircraft Wings, Other Structures

  • September 27, 2007
    Using Catalysts to Stamp Nanopatterns Without Ink

  • September 27, 2007
    Tunes and Talk: Researchers Find Music and Language are Processed by the Same Brain Systems

  • September 27, 2007
    Three NSF-funded Biologists Receive Prestigious MacArthur Fellowships

  • September 27, 2007
    Researchers Detect Hint of Oxygen 50 to 100 Million-Years-Earlier than First Believed

  • September 27, 2007
    Powerful Radio Burst Indicates New Astronomical Phenomenon

  • September 27, 2007
    Nanowire Generates Power by Harvesting Energy from the Environment

  • September 27, 2007
    Great Plains' Historical Stability Vulnerable to Future Changes

  • September 27, 2007
    Environmental Changes Preceded First Great Rise in Atmospheric Oxygen

  • September 27, 2007
    Doctors Learn to Control Their Own Brains' Pain Responses to Better Treat Patients

  • September 26, 2007
    Yale Scientists Make Two Giant Steps in Advancement of Quantum Computing

  • September 26, 2007
    The Interaction Between Personality, Offspring Fitness, and Food Abundance in North American Red Squirrels

  • September 26, 2007
    Researchers Discover Forests of Endangered Tropical Kelp

  • September 26, 2007
    Program Provides Blueprint for Recruiting Minorities to Science and Engineering

  • September 26, 2007
    Male Voice Pitch Predicts Reproductive Success in Hunter-Gatherers

  • September 26, 2007
    High-School Teams Joining Massive Pulsar Search

  • September 26, 2007
    Fish Respond Quickly to Changes in Mercury Deposition

  • September 26, 2007
    Doping Technique Brings Nanomechanical Devices into the Semiconductor World

  • September 26, 2007
    Cave Records Provide Clues to Climate Change

  • September 25, 2007
    Thriving Hybrid Salamanders Contradict Common Wisdom

  • September 25, 2007
    Researchers Set New Record for Brightness of Quantum Dots

  • September 25, 2007
    New Keys to Keeping a Diverse Planet

  • September 25, 2007
    Immune System Modulation Can Halt Liver Failure in Animals

  • September 25, 2007
    City Birds Better Than Rural Species in Coping with Human Disruption

  • September 24, 2007
    Scientists Get First Look at Nanotubes Inside Living Animals

  • September 24, 2007
    Ragweed Research Is Nothing to Sneeze At

  • September 24, 2007
    Online Game Helps People Recognize Internet Scams

  • September 24, 2007
    Nutrient Pollution Drives Frog Deformities By Ramping Up Infections, Says CU-Boulder study

  • September 24, 2007
    Extraterrestrial Impact Likely Source of Sudden Ice Age Extinctions

  • September 24, 2007
    Cystic Fibrosis Patients May Breathe Easier, Thanks to Bioengineered Antimicrobials

  • September 24, 2007
    Collaboration Shines Possible Light on Objects 'Weirder than Black Holes'

  • September 23, 2007
    MIT Model Could Improve Some Drugs' Effectiveness

  • September 21, 2007
    Scientists Launch Deep-sea Scientific Drilling Program to Study Volatile Earthquake Zone

  • September 20, 2007
    Velociraptor Had Feathers

  • September 20, 2007
    Scientists Decipher Mechanism Behind Antimicrobial 'Hole Punchers'

  • September 20, 2007
    Power Switch

  • September 20, 2007
    Computer Program Traces Ancestry Using Anonymous DNA Samples

  • September 19, 2007
    Study Looks at Mitochondrial Variation in Sperm Traits and Sperm Competitive Ability

  • September 19, 2007
    Brown Scientists Take the Petri Dish to New Dimensions

  • September 19, 2007
    Argon Conclusion: Researchers Reassess Theories on Formation of Earth's Atmosphere

  • September 18, 2007
    Why Conservation Efforts Often Fail

  • September 18, 2007
    UT Researcher Sheds New Light on Hybrid Animals

  • September 18, 2007
    Researchers Genetically Engineer Micro-organisms Into Tiny Factories

  • September 18, 2007
    New Microsensor Measures Volatile Organic Compounds in Water and Air On-site

  • September 18, 2007
    A New Technology for Cancer Screening Listens for the Signs of Cancer

  • September 17, 2007
    New Research Seeks to Enhance Quality and Security of Wireless Telemedicine

  • September 17, 2007
    International Team Shows Mercury Concentrations in Fish Respond Quickly to Increased Deposition

  • September 14, 2007
    JILA Finds Flaw in Model Describing DNA Elasticity

  • September 13, 2007
    New Evidence on the Role of Climate in Neanderthal Extinction

  • September 13, 2007
    Marrying Natural and Social Sciences for Mother Earth's Sake

  • September 13, 2007
    Ancient Whale Fall from California's Año Nuevo Island One of Youngest, Most Complete Known

  • September 12, 2007
    Taxol Bristle Ball: A Wrench in the Works for Cancer

  • September 12, 2007
    Physicists Pin Down Spin of Surface Atoms

  • September 12, 2007
    NSF Awards MU $2.16M for Intraplate Earthquake Studies

  • September 12, 2007
    Molecules of Positronium Observed in the Laboratory for the First Time

  • September 10, 2007
    UD Leads $5.3-Million Research Project on Rice Epigenetics

  • September 10, 2007
    Icy Calculations on a Hot Topic

  • September 10, 2007
    Examining the Lacey Act

  • September 10, 2007
    Drawing Nanoscale Features the Fast and Easy Way

  • September 10, 2007
    A Step Toward Tissue-engineered Heart Structures for Children

  • September 7, 2007
    MIT Works Toward Safer Gene Therapy

  • September 7, 2007
    Acid Rain Has a Disproportionate Impact on Coastal Waters

  • September 6, 2007
    New System Helps Aircraft Avoid Turbulence

  • September 6, 2007
    New Insight into How Antibiotics Kill Might Make Them Deadlier

  • September 6, 2007
    Improved E-jet Printing Provides Higher Resolution and More Versatility

  • September 5, 2007
    New Study Shows Greenback Cutthroat Trout Involved in Recovery Effort Misidentified

  • September 5, 2007
    MIT Research Details Parasitic Battles

  • September 5, 2007
    Adult Brain Can Change, Study Confirms

  • September 5, 2007
    'Alien' Jaws Help Moray Eels Feed

  • September 4, 2007
    Widely Held Beliefs About Early Cherokee Settlement Patterns Likely Incorrect

  • September 3, 2007
    Researchers Detect Low-energy Neutrinos, Probe Energy Production in Sun's Center

  • September 2, 2007
    Princeton Engineers Develop Low-cost Recipe for Patterning Microchips

  • September 2, 2007
    Engineers Develop Low-Cost Recipe for Patterning Microchips

  • August 30, 2007
    Yale Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Fight E. Coli

  • August 30, 2007
    Scientists Find Elusive Waves in Sun's Corona

  • August 30, 2007
    One Species' Entire Genome Discovered Inside Another's

  • August 30, 2007
    Iowa State Researcher Studies the Sustainability of the Bioeconomy

  • August 30, 2007
    Digital Dandelions

  • August 29, 2007
    Volcanoes Key to Earth's Oxygen Atmosphere

  • August 29, 2007
    Researchers Develop Magnetic Networks That Could Rival Semiconductors

  • August 29, 2007
    One of the Most Curious Objects in the Sky Delights Astronomers Again

  • August 29, 2007
    Laser Blasts Viruses in Blood

  • August 29, 2007
    First Orchid Fossil Puts Showy Blooms at Some 80 Million Years Old

  • August 28, 2007
    Novel Method Enables Genomic Screening of Blood Vessels From Patient Tissue

  • August 28, 2007
    New MRI Finding Sheds Light on Multiple Sclerosis Disease Progression

  • August 28, 2007
    Finding That 1-in-a-Billion That Could Lead to Disease

  • August 28, 2007
    Controlling Bandwidth in the Clouds

  • August 27, 2007
    Despite Grumbling, Most Americans Say They Are Happy at Work

  • August 27, 2007
    CU Researcher Engineers Sorghum That Grows in Poisonous Soils

  • August 24, 2007
    MIT Probes Secret to Bone's Strength

  • August 24, 2007
    Los Angeles Enjoying 1,000 Year Seismic Lull

  • August 24, 2007
    Food Packaging that Provides Visibility Can Reduce Shelf Life

  • August 23, 2007
    New Light-sensing Ability Discovered in Disease-causing Bacteria

  • August 23, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon Scientist Uses Mass Spectrometer to Weigh Virus Particle, von Willebrand Factor

  • August 23, 2007
    Astronomers Get First Look at Uranus's Rings as They Swing Edge-on to Earth

  • August 23, 2007
    Astronomers Find Enormous Hole in the Universe

  • August 22, 2007
    Undergraduates Complete Intense Summer Physics Research Experience

  • August 22, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon Scientists Investigate Initial Molecular Mechanism that Triggers Neuronal Firing

  • August 21, 2007
    Clemson Scientists Shed Light on Molecules in Living Cells

  • August 20, 2007
    University of Oregon Researcher Finds That on Water's Surface, Nitric Acid is Not so Tough

  • August 20, 2007
    University of Oregon Researcher Finds That on Water's Surface, Nitric Acid is Not so Tough

  • August 20, 2007
    Small Molecule Spurs Genes to Action

  • August 20, 2007
    Silicon Nanoparticles Enhance Performance of Solar Cells

  • August 20, 2007
    Princeton Scientists Confirm Long-held Theory About Source of Sunshine

  • August 20, 2007
    New Nanoparticle Could Provide Simple Early Diagnosis of Many Diseases

  • August 20, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon Scientists Develop Nanogels that Enable Controlled Delivery of Carbohydrate Drugs

  • August 16, 2007
    Wireless Sensors Limit Earthquake Damage

  • August 16, 2007
    Today's White Rice is Mutation Spread by Early Farmers

  • August 16, 2007
    Texas Researchers and Educators Head for Antarctica

  • August 16, 2007
    Structure of 450 Million-Year-Old Protein Reveals Evolution's Steps

  • August 16, 2007
    Scientists Retrace Evolution With First Atomic Structure of an Ancient Protein

  • August 16, 2007
    Savanna Habitat Drives Birds, and Perhaps Others, to Cooperative Breeding

  • August 16, 2007
    Researchers at University of Pennsylvania Develop Method for Mass Production of Nanogap Electrodes

  • August 16, 2007
    Humans Fostering Forest-destroying Disease

  • August 16, 2007
    Fewer Degrees of Separation Make Companies More Innovative, Creative

  • August 16, 2007
    Dominant Cholesterol-Metabolism Ideas Challenged by New Research

  • August 16, 2007
    CU-Boulder Team Forcasts 92 Percent Chance of Record Low Arctic Sea Ice Extent in 2007

  • August 15, 2007
    Nicotinic Receptors May be Important Targets for Treatment of Multiple Addictions

  • August 15, 2007
    Cities Incite Thunderstorms, Researchers Find

  • August 14, 2007
    Older Climbers Face Uphill Battle on Mount Everest

  • August 14, 2007
    Frigid Enceladus: An Unlikely Harbor for Life

  • August 13, 2007
    Which Came First, the Moth or the Cactus?

  • August 13, 2007
    New Technology Has Dramatic Chip-cooling Potential for Future Computers

  • August 13, 2007
    Interaction of Just 2 Genes Governs Coloration Patterns in Mice

  • August 13, 2007
    Corals and Climate Change

  • August 13, 2007
    Beyond Batteries: Storing Power in a Sheet of Paper

  • August 9, 2007
    X-ray Images Help Explain Limits to Insect Body Size

  • August 9, 2007
    Ultrafast Laser Spectrometer Measures Heat Flow Through Molecules

  • August 9, 2007
    Tropical Insects 'Go The Distance' to Inform Rainforest Conservation

  • August 9, 2007
    Rainforest Insects Are More Widespread Than Previously Thought

  • August 9, 2007
    New Search Engine Ranks Tables by Title, Document Content, Text Reference

  • August 9, 2007
    NCAR Adds Resources to TeraGrid

  • August 9, 2007
    Arctic Climate Study Reveals Impact of Industrial Soot

  • August 8, 2007
    What We Can Learn from the Biggest Extinction in the History of Earth

  • August 8, 2007
    Study: Sticking to the Sand Might Not be Such Good, Clean Fun for Beachgoers

  • August 8, 2007
    Climate Change and Permafrost Thaw Alter Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Northern Wetlands

  • August 7, 2007
    Weed Gave Up Sex Long Ago

  • August 7, 2007
    Wealth Gap is Increasing, University of Michigan Study Shows

  • August 7, 2007
    Role of Thyroid Hormones in Slumber Under Investigation at Rutgers

  • August 7, 2007
    Quantum Analog of Ulam's Conjecture Can Guide Molecules, Reactions

  • August 7, 2007
    Magnet Lab Sets New World Record

  • August 7, 2007
    Indo-Pacific Coral Reefs Disappearing More Rapidly Than Expected

  • August 7, 2007
    Baby DVDs, Videos May Hinder, Not Help, Infants' Language Development

  • August 6, 2007
    UC-San Diego Computer Scientists Shed Light on Internet Scams

  • August 6, 2007
    Sunspot Abundance Linked to Heavy Rains in East Africa

  • August 6, 2007
    Study Sees U.S. Retirement Wealth Up Sharply by 2040

  • August 6, 2007
    Nanoparticle Technique Could Lead to Improved Semiconductors

  • August 6, 2007
    Iowa State Researchers Work to Track North American Climate Change

  • August 6, 2007
    Genetic Analysis Finds Greater Threat in Frog-killing Fungus

  • August 3, 2007
    Scientists Train Nano-'Building Blocks' to Take on New Shapes, as Reported in Science

  • August 2, 2007
    Unlocking Proteins From Their Cellular Shell

  • August 2, 2007
    Porphyrin Electron-transfer Reactions Observed at the Molecular Level

  • August 2, 2007
    New Study Demonstrates Important Role of Glia in Circadian Timing

  • August 2, 2007
    New Oxidation Methods Streamline Synthesis of Important Compounds

  • August 2, 2007
    Iraqi Attitudes Continue to Shift Toward Secular Values

  • August 2, 2007
    Forecasting System Provides Flood Warnings to Vulnerable Residents of Bangladesh

  • August 2, 2007
    Coelacanth Fossil Sheds Light on Fin-to-limb Evolution

  • August 2, 2007
    2006 Tectonic Plate Motion Reversal Near Acapulco Puzzles Earthquake Scientists

  • August 1, 2007
    Scientists Gain New Understanding of Adult Stem Cell Regulation

  • August 1, 2007
    Purdue 'Milestone' a Step Toward Advanced Sensors, Communications

  • August 1, 2007
    Pollution Amplifies Greenhouse Gas Warming Trends to Jeopardize Asian Water Supplies

  • August 1, 2007
    New Minimally Invasive Sampling Technique Allows for Earlier Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

  • August 1, 2007
    Method Shows Promise for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

  • August 1, 2007
    Automated Technique Paves Way for Nanotechnology's Industrial Revolution

  • July 30, 2007
    First ALMA Observatory Transporter Ready for Challenging Duty

  • July 30, 2007
    Blacks Who Kill Whites are Most Likely to be Executed

  • July 29, 2007
    Frequency of Atlantic Hurricanes Doubled Over Last Century, Climate Change Suspected

  • July 27, 2007
    Rare Example of Darwinism Seen in Action

  • July 27, 2007
    New Aerogels Could Clean Contaminated Water, Purify Hydrogen for Fuel Cells

  • July 26, 2007
    Surprising New Species of Light-harvesting Bacterium Discovered in Yellowstone

  • July 26, 2007
    Discovery of 'Hidden' Quantum Order Improves Prospects for Quantum Super Computers

  • July 26, 2007
    College Science Success Linked to Math and Same-subject Preparation

  • July 25, 2007
    New Tool to Measure Speeding Nuclei is a Fast-Beam First

  • July 25, 2007
    Graphene Oxide Paper Could Spawn a New Class of Materials

  • July 25, 2007
    Gene-transcription Machinery Seen Poised for Action, Held in Check Until Needed

  • July 24, 2007
    Scientists Discover New Way to Study Nanostructures

  • July 23, 2007
    X-ray Study Reveals How HIV Infiltrates Cell Membranes

  • July 23, 2007
    Graphene Nanoelectronics: Making Tomorrow's Computers From a Pencil Trace

  • July 22, 2007
    Tightly Packed Molecules Lend Unexpected Strength to Nanothin Sheet of Material

  • July 20, 2007
    Physicists Get Ultra-sharp Glimpse of Electrons

  • July 19, 2007
    Protein Pulling--Learning how Proteins Fold by Pulling Them Apart

  • July 19, 2007
    Glaciers and Ice Caps to Dominate Sea Level Rise This Century, Says CU-Boulder Study

  • July 18, 2007
    UD Scientists Invent Novel Hydrogels for Repairing, Regenerating Human Tissue

  • July 18, 2007
    Study Explains How Pathogens Evolve to Escape Detection

  • July 17, 2007
    University of Pennsylvania Engineers Discover Natural 'Workbench' for Nanoscale Construction

  • July 17, 2007
    New Particle Explains Odd Behavior in Cuprate Superconductors

  • July 17, 2007
    Charon: An Ice Machine in the Ultimate Deep Freeze

  • July 16, 2007
    Clues to Future Evolution of HIV Come From African Green Monkeys

  • July 13, 2007
    On a Wire or in a Fiber, a Wave is a Wave

  • July 13, 2007
    Fruit Fly Research May 'Clean Up' Conventional Impressions of Biology

  • July 13, 2007
    Children with Tourette's Quicker at Certain Mental Grammar Skills

  • July 12, 2007
    Unraveling the Physics of DNA's Double Helix

  • July 12, 2007
    Speed Bumps Less Important Than Potholes for Graphene

  • July 12, 2007
    Semiconductor Membrane Mimics Biological Behavior of Ion Channels

  • July 12, 2007
    Fragmented Structure of Seafloor Faults May Dampen Effects

  • July 12, 2007
    Dramatic Comeback of Male Butterflies in Population That Was Once Nearly Entirely Male

  • July 11, 2007
    How the Brain and an iPhone Differ

  • July 11, 2007
    Benchmark Survey Shows That Giant Outer Extrasolar Planets Are Rare

  • July 10, 2007
    UIC and Japanese Chemists Close in on Molecular Switch

  • July 10, 2007
    Late Nights May Impact Preteen Behavior

  • July 10, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon Researchers Use Web Images to Add Realism to Edited Photos

  • July 9, 2007
    Study Finds Minimal Racial Bias in Charitable Giving to Victims of Hurricane Katrina

  • July 9, 2007
    Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas

  • July 9, 2007
    Internal Clock, External Light Regulate Plant Growth

  • July 6, 2007
    MIT, BU Team Builds Viruses to Combat Harmful 'Biofilms'

  • July 6, 2007
    It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got that (modern) Swing

  • July 5, 2007
    Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications for Designing Therapies

  • July 5, 2007
    Amoebae Control Cheating by Keeping It in the Family

  • July 4, 2007
    University of New Hampshire Researchers Prove Existence of New Type of Electron Wave

  • July 2, 2007
    Satellite Images Reveal Link between Urban Growth and Changing Rainfall Patterns

  • July 2, 2007
    Mother-of-Pearl: Classic Beauty and Remarkable Strength

  • July 2, 2007
    Glimmer of Hope for Tahitian Tree Snails' Survival

  • July 2, 2007
    'Smart' Traffic Boxes Could Help Monitor Roads, Save Money

  • July 1, 2007
    What Happened Before the Big Bang?

  • June 28, 2007
    New, Invisible Nano-fibers Conduct Electricity, Repel Dirt

  • June 28, 2007
    New Undersea Images Challenge Prevailing Ideas About the Antarctic Ice Sheet

  • June 28, 2007
    Earliest-known Evidence of Peanut, Cotton and Squash Farming Found

  • June 27, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon University-led Team Conducts Most Detailed Cosmological Simulation to Date

  • June 27, 2007
    'CARS' Imaging Reveals Clues to Myelin Damage

  • June 26, 2007
    Understanding Smooth Eye Pursuit

  • June 26, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon University Chemists Advance Organic Semiconductor Processing

  • June 25, 2007
    University of Colorado Study Shows Desert Droughts Lead to Earlier Annual Mountain Snow Loss

  • June 22, 2007
    New Nano-Method May Help Compress Computer Memory

  • June 22, 2007
    Ice Age Extinction Claimed Highly Carnivorous Alaskan Wolves

  • June 21, 2007
    Scientists Close in on Missing Carbon Sink

  • June 21, 2007
    Explorers to Use New Robotic Vehicles to Hunt for Life and Hydrothermal Vents on Arctic Seafloor

  • June 21, 2007
    Dead on Target

  • June 21, 2007
    Catching Waves: Measuring Self-Assembly in Action

  • June 21, 2007
    Ancient Retrovirus Sheds Light on Modern Pandemic

  • June 20, 2007
    UW-Madison Engineers Develop Higher-energy Liquid-Transportation Fuel From Sugar

  • June 20, 2007
    Arctic Ocean History Is Deciphered by Ocean-drilling Research Team

  • June 18, 2007
    Research Could Help Advance 'Spintronics'

  • June 18, 2007
    Reconstructing the Biology of Extinct Species: A New Approach

  • June 18, 2007
    Nanotube Adhesive Sticks Better Than a Gecko's Foot

  • June 18, 2007
    A New Technique for Building Nanodevices in the Lab

  • June 15, 2007
    Research Team Observes Elusive Copper (III) Intermediates

  • June 15, 2007
    Marine Phytoplankton Changes Form to Protect Itself From Different Predators

  • June 14, 2007
    University of Colorado Invention May Allow Thirsty Crops to Signal Farmers

  • June 14, 2007
    Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions Required to Avoid Dangerous Increases in Heat Stress

  • June 12, 2007
    UCR Biologists Unravel the Genetic Secrets of Black Widow Spider Silk

  • June 12, 2007
    Study Shows Lizard Moms Dress Their Children for Success

  • June 12, 2007
    Mother Mice More Attuned to Pup Sounds Than Others

  • June 12, 2007
    Guessing Robots Predict Their Environments, Navigate Better

  • June 12, 2007
    CT Scan Reveals Ancient Long-necked Gliding Reptile

  • June 11, 2007
    UGA Study Finds That Weaker Nations Prevail in 39 Percent of Military Conflicts

  • June 11, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon Scientists Devise Method to Increase Kidney Transplants

  • June 8, 2007
    Scientists Propose the Kind of Chemistry That Led to Life

  • June 7, 2007
    Research Brightens Prospects for Using the World's Smallest Candles in Medical Applications

  • June 7, 2007
    Nanotube Flickering Reveals Single-Molecule Rendezvous

  • June 7, 2007
    MIT Demonstrates Wireless Power Transfer

  • June 6, 2007
    UCF Researchers Hope Virtual Reality Can Help to Prevent Wildfires

  • June 6, 2007
    Scientists Discover Unique, New T Cell Receptor in Marsupial Research

  • June 6, 2007
    Dirty Snow May Warm Arctic as Much as Greenhouse Gases

  • June 6, 2007
    Caribbean Frogs Started With a Single, Ancient Voyage on a Raft From South America

  • June 5, 2007
    Scientists Help to Create "Trail of Time" at Grand Canyon National Park

  • June 5, 2007
    Ports Could Hasten Freight Traffic by Doubling Up on Crane Trips

  • June 4, 2007
    Fire and Structural Safety a Hot Topic for Engineers--and the Nation

  • June 1, 2007
    Wide Range of Sleep-related Disorders Associated with Abnormal Sexual Behaviors, Experiences

  • June 1, 2007
    UC Santa Cruz Researchers Achieve Atomic Spectroscopy on a Chip

  • June 1, 2007
    Mouse Model Points to Possible New Strategy for Treating Rare Muscle Disease, Kidney Disorders

  • June 1, 2007
    Journal Sleep: Longer CPAP Use at Night Can Normalize One's Daytime Functioning

  • June 1, 2007
    Journal Sleep: Advanced Cancer Patients Have Less Quality Sleep

  • June 1, 2007
    How to Rip and Tear a Fluid

  • May 31, 2007
    UCR Physicist Demonstrates How Light Can be Used to Remotely Operate Micromachines

  • May 31, 2007
    Study: Directly Observed HIV Therapy for Children Is Promising

  • May 31, 2007
    Single Spinning Nuclei in Diamond Offer a Stable Quantum Computing Building Block

  • May 31, 2007
    Northeastern University Researchers Solve Rubik's Cube in 26 Moves

  • May 31, 2007
    NASA Pondering a Future Grapple on the James Webb Space Telescope

  • May 31, 2007
    Gazing Up at the Man in the Star?

  • May 16, 2007
    West Nile Virus Threatens Backyard Birds

  • May 16, 2007
    Iowa State Scientists Demonstrate First Use of Nanotechnology to Enter Plant Cells

  • May 16, 2007
    Inexpensive "Nanoglue" Can Bond Nearly Anything Together

  • May 15, 2007
    Reproductive Speed Protects Large Animals From Being Hunted to Extinction

  • May 15, 2007
    Medical Imaging Advance Relies on Microscopic Detector

  • May 14, 2007
    Protecting Reef Fish Species Helps Corals Recover

  • May 14, 2007
    NASA's Close-up Look at a Hurricane's Eye Reveals a New 'Fuel' Source

  • May 14, 2007
    Learning Cut-and-Paste Rules to Fight a Deadly Fungus

  • May 14, 2007
    Brain, Size and Gender Surprises in Latest Fossil Tying Humans, Apes and Monkeys

  • May 11, 2007
    Study Sheds Light on Earth's CO2 Cycles

  • May 11, 2007
    Simple Equations Track Listeria Trails

  • May 10, 2007
    Study Tracks Carbon Dioxide at End of Last Ice Age

  • May 10, 2007
    Species Thrive When Sexual Dimorphism Broadens Their Niches

  • May 10, 2007
    Real-time Seismic Monitoring Station Installed Atop Active Underwater Volcano

  • May 10, 2007
    Drylands Are Not the Same as Badlands

  • May 10, 2007
    "Missing Mass" Found in Recycled Dwarf Galaxies

  • May 9, 2007
    Extreme Winds Rule Exoplanet's Weather

  • May 7, 2007
    Drought Limits Tropical Plant Distributions, Scientists at the Smithsonian Report

  • May 4, 2007
    Light Sticks May Lure Turtles to Fishing Lines

  • May 4, 2007
    Hamilton College Researchers Discover Molecules With the Potential to Treat Breast Cancer

  • May 3, 2007
    Scientists Offer New View of Photosynthesis

  • May 3, 2007
    Platinum Nanocrystals Boost Catalytic Activity for Fuel Oxidation, Hydrogen Production

  • May 3, 2007
    Astronomer Finds That Mercury Has Molten Core

  • May 2, 2007
    Laser-Induced Shocks in Diamond Anvil Can Achieve Pressures Inside Supergiant Planets

  • May 2, 2007
    Ecology in an Era of Globalization

  • May 1, 2007
    Technique Monitors Thousands of Molecules Simultaneously

  • May 1, 2007
    Climate Change a Threat to Indonesian Agriculture, Study Says

  • May 1, 2007
    'Wrapping' Gleevec® Fights Drug-Resistant Cancer

  • April 30, 2007
    Researchers to Visit Site of 2004, 2005 Indonesian Earthquakes

  • April 30, 2007
    Researchers Develop New Laser for Taking High-Resolution, 3-D Images of the Retina

  • April 30, 2007
    New VERITAS Telescope Array May Help Find 'Dark Matter'

  • April 30, 2007
    Beijing Restrictions Offer Case Study in Emissions of Key Atmospheric Gases

  • April 30, 2007
    BCM, Rice Make Major Advance in Structural Biology

  • April 30, 2007
    Arctic Ice Retreating More Quickly Than Computer Models Project

  • April 30, 2007
    'War Between the Sexes:' The Co-evolution of Genitalia in Waterfowl

  • April 27, 2007
    UC Researchers Shatter World Records With Length of Latest Carbon Nanotube Arrays

  • April 27, 2007
    Gold Nanoparticles Help Detect a Toxic Metal--Mercury

  • April 27, 2007
    Arming the Fight Against Resistant Bacteria

  • April 26, 2007
    Volcanic Eruptions, Ancient Global Warming Period Linked

  • April 26, 2007
    New Nanocomposite Processing Technique Creates More Powerful Capacitors

  • April 26, 2007
    Decision Making by the Growing Elderly Population Is Uncharted Territory

  • April 25, 2007
    Water Flows Like Molasses on the Nanoscale

  • April 25, 2007
    New Technique Weighs Single Living Cells

  • April 25, 2007
    Global Warming, Antarctic Ice Is Focus of Multinational Workshop

  • April 25, 2007
    Cosmologically Speaking, Diamonds May Actually Be Forever

  • April 24, 2007
    Scientists Unravel Clue in Cortisol Production

  • April 24, 2007
    New Model Describes Avalanche Behavior of Superfluid Helium

  • April 24, 2007
    Moonlighting Enzyme Linked to Neurodegenerative Disease

  • April 24, 2007
    Meeting the Ethanol Challenge: Scientists Use Supercomputer to Target Cellulose Bottleneck

  • April 23, 2007
    Theory Predicts Aging Process in DVDs, Plexiglas, Other Polymer Glasses

  • April 23, 2007
    Nanowires Make Great Photodetectors

  • April 23, 2007
    Mosquito Genes Explain Response to Climate Change

  • April 23, 2007
    Buried, Residual Oil Is Still Affecting Wildlife Decades After a Spill

  • April 19, 2007
    Why Some Aphids Can't Stand the Heat

  • April 19, 2007
    University of Colorado Researchers Forecast One In Three Chance of Record Low Sea Ice in 2007

  • April 19, 2007
    University of California-Riverside Chemists Identify Organic Molecules That Mimic Metals

  • April 19, 2007
    Scientists Design New Super-Hard Material

  • April 19, 2007
    Iowa State Astrophysicists Provide the Eyes for New Gamma Ray Telescope System

  • April 18, 2007
    Racing Neurons Control Whether We Stop or Go

  • April 18, 2007
    New Method to Directly Probe the Quantum Collisions of Individual Atoms

  • April 17, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon University Scientists Identify Genes Activated During Learning and Memory

  • April 17, 2007
    Brown Dwarfs: A New Class of Stellar Lighthouse

  • April 17, 2007
    Biologists Prove Critical Step in Membrane Fusion

  • April 16, 2007
    Researchers Setting Up Observatories to Examine Changes Under the Arctic Ice

  • April 13, 2007
    Hotter-Than-Expected Neutron Star Surfaces Help Explain Superburst Frequency

  • April 12, 2007
    Where Is the Proton? Yale Scientists Discover Footprints of Shared Protons

  • April 12, 2007
    Protein Fragments Sequenced in 68 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex

  • April 12, 2007
    Complex Structure Observed in Tonga Mantle Wedge Has Implications for the Evolution of Volcanic Arcs

  • April 11, 2007
    Study of Coastal Disasters Yields Surprising Findings, Arresting Images

  • April 11, 2007
    MiniBooNE Findings Clarify the Behavior of Neutrinos

  • April 11, 2007
    Earthshaking Images

  • April 10, 2007
    University of Cincinnati Engineering Researchers Uncover Factors That Control Ion Motion in Solid Electrolytes

  • April 10, 2007
    Little Lifesavers--Nanoparticles Improve Delivery of Medicines and Diagnostics

  • April 10, 2007
    Carnegie Mellon P2P System Could Speed Movie, Music Downloads

  • April 10, 2007
    Ancient Coral Reef Tells the History of Kenya's Soil Erosion

  • April 9, 2007
    Nanotextured Implant Materials: Blending in, Not Fighting Back

  • April 9, 2007
    Anthropologist Finds Earliest Evidence of Maize Farming in Mexico

  • April 6, 2007
    New Study Shows Climate Change Leads to Extreme Drought in U.S. Southwest

  • April 6, 2007
    High Resolution Images Herald New Era in Earth Sciences

  • April 6, 2007
    3.2 Billion-year-old Surprise: Earth Had Strong Magnetic Field

  • April 5, 2007
    Why Small Dogs Are Small

  • April 5, 2007
    Researchers Identify Gene That Plays Key Role in Size of Dogs

  • April 5, 2007
    Laser-Cooling Brings Large Object Near Absolute Zero

  • April 4, 2007
    Device Draws Cells Close--But Not Too Close--Together

  • April 3, 2007
    Magnet Lab to Build World's Strongest Magnet Designed for Neutron Scattering

  • April 2, 2007
    Possibilities Widen for Electronic Devices

  • April 2, 2007
    First Impressions: Computer Model Behaves Like Humans on Visual Categorization Task

  • April 2, 2007
    "Picky-eater" Flies Losing Smell Genes

  • March 29, 2007
    New Algorithms Improve Automated Image Labeling

  • March 29, 2007
    Attention Linked to Specific Brain Regions

  • March 28, 2007
    University of Alaska Fairbanks Scientist to Lead Sea Ice Expedition

  • March 28, 2007
    Researchers Reveal the Tangle Under Turbulence

  • March 26, 2007
    Engineers Developing Robotic Locomotion That Mimics the Amoeba

  • March 25, 2007
    Dust in Antarctic Ice Reveals Important Climate Clues

  • March 22, 2007
    The Delicate Trails of Star Birth

  • March 21, 2007
    Researchers Find Way to Use Microbial Fuel Cells for Large-Scale Electricity Production

  • March 21, 2007
    Moral Judgment Fails Without Feelings

  • March 21, 2007
    A New View on Plate-Mantle Activity

  • March 20, 2007
    Researchers Find Mercury Entering Ocean Through Groundwater

  • March 14, 2007
    Quantum Chemistry-Inspired Mathematical Tool Helps Physicists Pare Down Huge Datasets and Explain Heavy Nuclei

  • March 9, 2007
    Tiny Building Blocks Could Aid Development of New Nanodevices

  • March 8, 2007
    Regardless of Global Warming, Rising CO2 Levels Threaten Marine Life

  • March 7, 2007
    Sunlight Can Change the Way Asteroids Spin in Space

  • March 7, 2007
    International Telescope Achieves Major Milestone With Antenna-Link Success

  • March 6, 2007
    Fundamental Property of Galaxies Discovered at W. M. Keck Observatory

  • March 5, 2007
    Geologists Reveal Secrets Behind Supervolcano Eruption

  • March 1, 2007
    Individuals and Populations Differ in Gene Activity Levels

  • March 1, 2007
    Hurricanes Can Form New Eyewall and Change Intensity Rapidly

  • February 26, 2007
    Researchers Break New Ground in Spin Electronics

  • February 25, 2007
    New Technique Opens Door To Tabletop X-Ray Laser

  • February 22, 2007
    Killing the Messenger RNA--But Which One?

  • February 21, 2007
    Bacteria Could Steady Buildings Against Earthquakes

  • February 15, 2007
    Research Yields New Evidence that the Sun's Recent Brightness Variations are Typical of Sun-Like Stars

  • February 15, 2007
    Quantum Hall Effect Observed at Room Temperature

  • February 13, 2007
    Controlling the Movement of Water Through Nanotube Membranes

  • February 11, 2007
    New Mechanism for Nutrient Uptake Discovered

  • February 8, 2007
    Scientists Use Seismic Waves to Locate Missing Rock Under Tibet

  • February 7, 2007
    Machine Learning Could Speed Up Radiation Therapy for Cancer Patients

  • February 7, 2007
    In Tiny, Supercooled Clouds, Physicists Exchange Light and Matter

  • February 5, 2007
    New Finding Helps Further Understanding of X-ray Bursts

  • February 2, 2007
    Physicists Find Way to 'See' Extra Dimensions

  • February 2, 2007
    Florida State University Researcher Unlocking Secrets of Superconductivity

  • February 1, 2007
    Bones in Motion: Scientists Create New 3-D X-ray Images

  • February 1, 2007
    Artificial Atoms Make Microwave Photons Countable

  • January 31, 2007
    Breakthrough in Nanodevice Synthesis Revolutionizes Biological Sensors

  • January 26, 2007
    DNA Gets New Twist: Scientists Develop Unique DNA "Nanotags"

  • January 25, 2007
    How Does Your Brain Respond When You Think About Gambling or Taking Risks? UCLA Study Offers New Insights

  • January 22, 2007
    Scientists Map North American Carbon Dioxide Using Corn

  • January 19, 2007
    Illinois Researchers Break Billion Variable Optimization Barrier

  • January 18, 2007
    Rotting Leaf Litter Key in Accurate Climate Models

  • January 17, 2007
    Large Keck Survey Identifies Young Binaries to Test Models of Star Formation

  • January 16, 2007
    Quantum Biology: Powerful Computer Models Reveal Key Biological Mechanism

  • January 11, 2007
    Soil Nutrients Determine Spatial Distributions of Tropical Tree Species

  • January 11, 2007
    Shoulder Ligament a Linchpin in the Evolution of Flight

  • January 11, 2007
    Earliest Evidence of Modern Humans in Europe Discovered by International Team

  • January 10, 2007
    New Findings Show Revised Nitrogen Assumptions About Ocean

  • January 9, 2007
    Sloan and the Seven--Make that Eight--Dwarfs

  • January 9, 2007
    Radio Telescopes Provide Key Clue on Black Hole Growth

  • January 8, 2007
    VLBA Helps Build New Picture of Star-Forming Regions

  • January 8, 2007
    Hybrid Structures Combine Strengths of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanowires

  • January 7, 2007
    Astronomers Find Triple Interactions of Supermassive Black Holes to be Very Common in Early Universe

  • January 4, 2007
    UCLA's J. Fraser Stoddart Adds Knight Bachelor to His List of Honors

  • January 4, 2007
    Earth's Bumpy Shift from Icehouse to Greenhouse World

  • January 2, 2007
    How Trees Manage Water in Arid Environments

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