Credit: 2017 Takeshi Izawa. A new strain of rice that flowers within a certain period of time after being sprayed with commercial chemicals commonly used to protect rice from fungal diseases is now..
Credit: Springer Soil can be beautiful, odiferous, slimy or sublime. It provides simple pleasures, such as its rich earthy scent after warm rain or the feeling of crumbling it between the fingers. T..
Internet of things (IoT) systems usually link networks of sensors via radio, but radios demand battery power thus limiting usability. Disney Research has determined that one solution may be to get rid..
UCLA geneticist Steve Horvath led a team of 65 scientists in seven countries to record age-related changes to human DNA, calculate biological age and estimate a person’s lifespan. A higher biological ..
Credit: Shunsuke Itaya, Masamichi Ohta, Yuuki Hirai, and Takamasa Kohmoto BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA , and CARDIFF, UK -- By replacing the phosphor screen in a laser phosphor display (LPD) with a..
Credit: University of Illinois In 2004, electrical engineering pioneers Nick Holonyak, Jr. and Milton Feng at the University of Illinois invented the transistor laser--a three-port device that incor..
Control of light-matter interaction is central to fundamental phenomena and technologies such as photosynthesis, lasers, LEDs and solar cells. City College of New York researchers have now demonstrate..
Geoscientists from all over the country will soon gather in Anchorage, Alaska, for the final EarthScope National Meeting, to be held May 16-18, 2017 at the Dena'ina Convention Center. Come disco..
New research from a beach-roaming biomechanics engineer paints a surprisingly industrious picture of limpets -- the marine snails that are abundantly plastered on rocks at low tide. His work shows tha..
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Only a few cells in a cancerous tumor are able to break away and spread to other parts of the body, but the curve along the edge of the tumor may play a large role in activating thes..
In recent years, research into the myriad complexities of the brain and neurophysiology has gained momentum at NJIT across diverse disciplines, including biology, biomedical engineering, mathematical ..
Credit: Fred Hutch News Service SEATTLE (Dec. 12, 2016) - New recommendations from breast cancer experts on sentinel lymph node biopsy reinforce the most recent "less-is-more" guidelines for early-..
Credit: Chelsea Carey RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Dust from as far away as the Gobi Desert in Asia is providing more nutrients than previously thought for plants, including giant sequoias, in California&#..
Credit: Photo by Jim Peck Michigan State University has landed a highly competitive grant from USAID to fight the Zika virus in Mexico. The $1 million grant was awarded to Zhiyong Xi, MSU associa..