Major breakthrough could help detoxify pollutants
Scientists at The University of Manchester hope a major breakthrough could lead to more effective methods for detoxifying dangerous pollutants like PCBs and dioxins. The result is a culmination of 15 years of research and ...
Imaging electric charge propagating along microbial nanowires
The claim by microbiologist Derek Lovley and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that the microbe Geobacter produces tiny electrical wires, called microbial nanowires, has been mired in ...
Researchers uncover tomato's genetic history
Elephants may be able to hear rain generated sound up to 150 miles away
Two Americans, one German win Chemistry Nobel for giving microscope sharper vision
Improved electricity access has little impact on climate change
Improving household electricity access in India over the last 30 years contributed only marginally to the nation's total carbon emissions growth during that time, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Cl ...
Deep space 'snowball' nears close shave with Mars
A comet the size of a small mountain is about to skim past Mars, and NASA hopes its spacecraft will be able to photograph the once-in-a-million-years encounter.
Atomic trigger shatters mystery of how glass deforms
Throw a rock through a window made of silica glass, and the brittle, insulating oxide pane shatters. But whack a golf ball with a club made of metallic glass—a resilient conductor that looks like metal—and the glass not ...
Voice search: Google has numbers on who, why, where
Superposition revisited: Proposed resolution of double-slit experiment paradox using Feynman path integral formalism
Researchers find oil platforms among the most productive fish habitats in the world
Top-secret space plane lands on California coast
(AP)—A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast.
Australian water bird found to migrate long distance when the weather dictates
Majorana fermion: Physicists observe elusive particle that is its own antiparticle
Princeton University scientists have observed an exotic particle that behaves simultaneously like matter and antimatter, a feat of math and engineering that could yield powerful computers based on quantum ...