Researchers from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Penn State have developed a two-step workflow to optimize metabolic networks for the production of chemical products and biofuels.
Cultural traditions among Southern right whale populations are shaping their genetic patterns, according to a study led by the University of St Andrews.
Applied potential can reversibly induce a superconducting-insulator transition in lithium titanate thin films
"Controlling such exotic properties by applying an external field is one of the biggest continuous challenges in condensed matter physics," state Kohei Yoshimatsu and his colleagues in their recent paper. Their latest results ...
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have uncovered new clues to how a molecular machine inside the cell acts as a gatekeeper, allowing some molecules to enter ...
New technique using existing technologies allows unprecedented views of cells and other soft materials
Tufts researchers have pioneered a new way to study the properties of cells at unprecedented resolutions and speed, allowing them to examine more precisely, for example, the differences between cancer cells and healthy ones. ...
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have found that lithium ion batteries operate longer and faster when their electrodes are treated with hydrogen.
Researchers have uncovered a fossil sea urchin that pushes back a fork in its family tree by 10 million years, according to a new study.
Drawing inspiration from an insect's intricate eye, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have created miniature lenses with vast range of vision.
A promising new metal alloy system could lead to commercially viable magnetic refrigerants and environmentally friendly cooling technologies, according to a scientist at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Even as larvae, honey bees are tuned in to the social culture of the hive, becoming more or less aggressive depending on who raises them, researchers report in the journal Scientific Reports.