A custom built programmable 3D printer can create materials with several of the properties of living tissues Oxford University scientists have demonstrated Share This See Also Stem Cells Nervous System Computer Programming Distributed Computing Local ... - Read More
A team of Virginia Tech researchers has discovered a way to extract large quantities of hydrogen from any plant a breakthrough that has the potential to bring a low cost environmentally friendly fuel source to ... - Read More
Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to kill deadly pathogenic bacteria including listeria in food handling and packaging This innovation represents an alternative to the use of antibiotics or chemical ... - Read More
Porous polymer scaffolds fabricated to support the growth of biological tissue for implantation may hold the potential to greatly accelerate the development of cancer therapeutics Share This See Also Cancer Brain Tumor Lung Cancer Biochemistry ... - Read More
The recipe and process for preparing Maya Blue a highly resistant pigment used for centuries in Mesoamerica were lost We know that the ingredients are a plant dye indigo and a type of clay known ... - Read More
Surface appearances can be so misleading In most forests the amount of carbon held in soils is substantially greater than the amount contained in the trees themselves Share This See Also Soil Types Organic Nature ... - Read More
The first observation of massive swelling and shrinkage of inorganic layered materials like a biological cell provides insights into the production of two dimensional crystals Share This See Also Materials Science Civil Engineering Weapons Technology ... - Read More
Chemists at the California Institute of Technology Caltech and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory believe they can now explain one of the remaining mysteries of photosynthesis the chemical process by which plants convert sunlight into ... - Read More
When Charles Babbage prototyped the first computing machine in the 19th century he imagined using mechanical gears and latches to control information ENIAC the first modern computer developed in the 1940s used vacuum tubes and ... - Read More
New research shows that ocean turbulence directly affects the ability of microscopic marine organisms to recycle organic material back into the food web Share This See Also Bacteria Extreme Survival Organic Pollution Oceanography Geochemistry Food ... - Read More
Early diagnosis is critical in treating Lyme disease However nearly one quarter of Lyme disease patients are initially misdiagnosed because currently available serological tests have poor sensitivity and specificity during the early stages of infection ... - Read More
In an engineering breakthrough a Washington University in St Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time Share This See ... - Read More
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made an important breakthrough in the quest to generate clean electricity from bacteria Share This See Also Bacteria Microbes and More Electricity Energy Technology Energy and the ... - Read More
Taking their inspiration from nature scientists at the University of New South Wales have developed a new method for carrying out chemical reduction an industrial process used to produce fuels and chemicals that are vital ... - Read More
More than 200 million years ago a massive extinction decimated 76 percent of marine and terrestrial species marking the end of the Triassic period and the onset of the Jurassic This devastating event cleared the ... - Read More
As escalating corn prices have encouraged many farmers to switch to growing corn continuously they wonder why they have been seeing unusually high yield reductions over the past several years The University of Illinois conducted ... - Read More
The discovery of the Rosetta Stone resolved a longstanding puzzle permitting the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphs into Ancient Greek Share This See Also Biochemistry Research Biotechnology Organic Chemistry Biochemistry RNA Protein folding Denaturation biochemistry Macromolecule ... - Read More
When it comes to examining the surface of rocks on Mars with a high powered laser five is a magic number for Los Alamos National Laboratory postdoctoral researcher Nina Lanza Share This See Also Nature ... - Read More
A Kansas State University research team has found that despite humans increasing nitrogen production through industrialization nitrogen availability in many ecosystems has remained steady for the past 500 years Their work appears in the journal ... - Read More
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