A team of researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara led by Shuji Nakamura, winner of the 2006 Millennium Technology Prize, has reported a major breakthrough in laser diode development.
Using color-shifting cylinders as substitutes for sand grains or coal lumps, a Duke University-led team of physicists has pinpointed a critical density level where granular materials suddenly cease flowing ...
U.S. scientists say they might have discovered the origin of a disease identified in 11 generations of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's family.
NASA says the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station on mission STS-117 will occur March 15 -- one day earlier than planned.
A Canadian study finds children of parents who have not completed high school are more likely to struggle with reading and writing.
Environmental groups and residents in Michigan's Newaygo County are up in arms against Nestle Waters North America over lower water levels in the area.
A proposed strict ordinance seriously limiting the places one can smoke cigarettes in Belmont has caused outrage among many throughout the California city.
Seiko Epson and Fujitsu today announced the results of their joint project to develop next-generation Ferrorelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM) technology.
The idea started with an eggshell and ended with a new understanding of how minerals form to build exceptionally strong structures in the bodies of humans and other organisms. Biomineralization, the process by which organisms ...