Hair-sized device can help monitor lung disease: Study

Each sensor can measure different indicators in tissues, such as acidity and oxygen levels, which provide…

Learning constrains further learning, neuroscientists find

Diagram shows the difference in connection patterns in an neural network when an activity merely modifies…

Cell structure linked to longevity of slow-growing Ponderosa Pines

A pit membrane, the cellular structure linked to slow growth, drought resistance and longevity in ponderosa…

Leaving microbes out of climate change conversation has major consequences, experts warn

These microbes thrive in sea ice ‘houses’ and are the beginning of many food webs, which…

Dinosaur bones are home to microscopic life

In a new paper published in eLife, scientists went looking for preserved collagen, the protein in…

Engineers boost output of solar desalination system by 50%

Researchers in Rice’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP) this week showed they could boost the efficiency of…

Scientists reveal reversible super-glue inspired by snail mucus

Inspired by this aspect of snail biology, scientists at University of Pennsylvania, Lehigh University and the…

Study reveals new genomic roots of ecological adaptation in polar bear evolution

Specian of Clark discuss the first population-level study to characterize genome-wide patterns of copy number variation…

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid

When released into liquid that is confined in a relatively narrow tube, however, the gas will…

A new 2-D magnet draws future devices closer

But what is even more interesting is that when spins of electrons align together in a…