Polymers, large molecules comprised of chains of repeating structures, are used in everything from the coatings on walls of ships and pipes to reduce flow drag to gene therapy.
Researchers for the first time have shown a connection between global warming and decreased polar bear survival, says a University of Wyoming scientist.
Red Storm upgrade lifts Sandia supercomputer to 2nd in world, but 1st in scalability, say researchers
A $15 million upgrade to Sandia’s Red Storm computer has increased its peak speed from 41.5 to 124.4 teraflops in a computing terrain in which a single teraflop was a big deal only 6 years ago.
Canadian scientists say the discovery of a mutated protein in cells linked with thyroid cancer may lead to the development of drugs to fight such cancers.
The first HDTV broadcast from space took place Wednesday, featuring the International Space Station's Expedition 14 Cmdr. Michael Lopez-Alegria.
Much like the electrical wiring in your house, the nerves in your body need to be completely covered by a layer of insulation to work properly.
Global warming has already caused extinctions in the most sensitive habitats and will continue to cause more species to go extinct over the next 50 to 100 years, confirms the most comprehensive study since 2003 on the effects ...
Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of its second generation HD DVD players in the Japanese market. The company will roll out two new players, HD-XF2 and HD-XA2, from late December.
Most children in the United States grow up with sisters and brothers. Connections that usually last a lifetime, these relationships can be strained at times, especially during childhood. New research concludes that sibling ...
Enhancing ways to detect petroleum targets has earned one University of Houston scientist high international honors. Kristopher Innanen, an assistant professor of physics at UH, received the J. Clarence Karcher Award from ...