Superfast fluorescence sets new speed record
Researchers have developed an ultrafast light-emitting device that can flip on and off 90 billion times a second and could form the basis of optical computing.
Structures reveal basis of recurring urinary tract infections
While the best antibiotics can wipe out most of the bacteria that cause notoriously difficult urinary tract infections, a few "sleeper cells" often remain. These "persisters," as they are called, survive by going dormant, ...
Plant light sensors came from ancient algae
The light-sensing molecules that tell plants whether to germinate, when to flower and which direction to grow were inherited millions of years ago from ancient algae, finds a new study from Duke University.