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…

PR Newswire – NRL Researchers Find Insights into the Formation of the Solar System in Ancient Comet Dust

NRL scientists Rhonda Stroud and Bradley De Gregorio contributed to a paper describing the find, which…

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…

PR Newswire – Health data collaboration will improve outcomes for medical emergencies

The joint solution with RapidSOS will provide patient medical and personal information directly to public safety…

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…