News - 17 Mar 2010
Understanding the steps to the intricate dance inside a cell is essential to one day choreographing the show. By studying the molecules that give a cell its structure, University of Illinois...
News - 29 May 2009
An ultra-powerful laser can turn regular incandescent light bulbs into power-sippers, say optics researchers at the University of Rochester. The process could make a light as bright as a 100-watt bulb...
News - 25 Jan 2010
X-rays can do a lot of useful things -- detect broken bones, tumors and dental
cavities, analyze atoms in diverse materials and screen luggage at airports
-- but who knew they could cause...
News - 22 Feb 2013
The DNA, just like hair, has a tendency to become knotted, thus it may be useful to disentangle it.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to “actively” choose at random (or better, in...
News - 10 Jan 2011
Theo Odijk, you win. The professor of biotechnology at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands has a new best friend in Rice University's Matteo Pasquali.
Together with collaborators...
News - 28 Feb 2015
A spider commonly found in garden centres in Britain is giving fresh insights into how to spin incredibly long and strong fibres just a few nanometres thick.
The majority of spiders spin silk...
News - 29 Feb 2016
A study published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports a new parallel-computing approach based on a combination of nanotechnology and biology that can solve...
News - 7 Dec 2010
sp3 Diamond Technologies, Inc. (sp3), a leading supplier of diamond products, equipment and services, today announced that it has selected Greenspec, Inc. as a sales and services representative for...
News - 21 Dec 2009
Just like our roads, there is a lot of traffic within the cells in our bodies, because cell components, messenger molecules, and enzymes must also be brought to the right places in the cell....
News - 18 Jan 2017
A new type of natural wire formed by bacteria has been discovered by microbiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This could significantly accelerate the goal of researchers to...