News - 5 Feb 2013
A team of researchers from Scotland has used a novel 3D printing technique to arrange human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) for the very first time.
It is hoped that this breakthrough, which has been...
News - 5 Feb 2013
A chance discovery that sea urchins use Nickel ions to harness carbon dioxide from the sea to grow their exoskeleton could be the key to capturing tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere.
News - 30 Nov 2010
Gold nanoparticles, tiny pieces of gold so small that they can't be seen by the naked eye, are used in electronics, healthcare products and as pharmaceuticals to fight cancer.
News - 21 May 2010
Using nanoporous silicon particles, two teams of investigators have created drug delivery vehicles capable of ferrying labile molecular therapies deep into the body. Both groups believe their new drug...
News - 18 May 2010
With a rare "ion beamline," Chad Sosolik will literally make star stuff in his Clemson University lab.
Funded by a just-announced $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant, the...
News - 17 Feb 2010
Pittcon, one of the world's premier annual conferences devoted to laboratory science and instrumentation, takes place from February 28 through March 5, 2010, at the Orange County Convention Center...
News - 2 Feb 2010
Could humans one day walk on walls, like Spider-Man? A palm-sized device invented at Cornell that uses water surface tension as an adhesive bond just might make it possible.
The rapid adhesion...
News - 31 Dec 2009
Faster sequencing of DNA holds enormous potential for biology and medicine, particularly for personalized diagnosis and customized treatment based on each individual's genomic makeup. At present...
News - 30 Jun 2009
The equipment used for biomedical research is shrinking, but the physical properties of the fluids under investigation are not changing. This creates a problem: the reservoirs that hold the liquid are...
News - 29 Apr 2009
With two $15 million grants, scientists and engineers aim to revolutionize solar cells and provide the fundamental science for geological storage of greenhouse gases as part of two Energy Frontier...