Credit: NASA Sometimes the best solution to a complex problem is the simplest one. That's the approach that the Capillary Structures for Exploration Life Support (Capillary Structures) team to..
Gradients of molecular signaling factors play an essential role in numerous events in embryonic development, from patterning limb and organ formation to the intricate shaping of the brain and neuroana..
Bottom Line: Molecular classification of the four distinct subtypes of gastric cancer could potentially shape tailored treatment options by helping to predict survival outcomes and patients' resp..
Credit: (Image courtesy of Harvard SEAS) Bacteria come in all shapes and sizes -- some are straight as a rod, others twist like a corkscrew. Shape plays an important role in how bacteria infiltrate..
A huge market volume in offshore wind turbines is expected over the next few years, but a significant cost reduction is needed to achieve this. The market is calling for more powerful and more reliabl..
American Geophysical Union 26 July 2017 This week from AGU: Researchers uncover 200-year-old sunspot drawings in Maine ** Access a live feed of new research papers from AGU journals here. ** Geo..
Credit: Artwork: Nadine Bösch The most catastrophic mass extinction on Earth took place about 252 million years ago - at the boundary between the Permian and Triassic geological periods. Up to 90 p..
Metagenomics enables us to investigate microbial ecology at a much larger scale than ever before and sheds light upon the previously invisible diversity of microscopic life. A new study appearing in S..
Credit: Ill./©: Arash Nikoubashman, Mainz University Theoretical physicists led by Professor Kurt Binder and Dr. Arash Nikoubashman at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany have used..
Credit: Queen's University Belfast A researcher at Queen's University Belfast has discovered a way to convert dirty aluminium foil into a biofuel catalyst, which could help to solve globa..
Credit: Created by Christian Tötzke © University of Potsdam Soil scientists led by Prof. Sascha Oswald from the University of Potsdam regularly conduct experiments at the BER II neutron source. This ..
Credit: Binghamton University, State University of New York BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Why use regular sunscreen when you can apply a DNA film to your skin? Researchers at Binghamton University, State Unive..
Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, N.Y., July 26, 2017--Unlike the one-size-fits-all, homogeneous approach to tissue engineering for cartilage replacement, a new study reports..
Fresh insights into how cells detect damage to their DNA - a hallmark of cancer - could help explain how the body keeps disease in check. Scientists have discovered how damage to the cell's gen..