Researchers glimpse distortions in atomic structure of materials
Researchers from North Carolina State University are using a technique they developed to observe minute distortions in the atomic structure of complex materials, shedding light on what causes these distortions ...
Himalayan ice shows chemicals ban is working
A unique study of frozen ice cores from the Tibetan Himalayas has shown that international agreements on phasing out the use of toxic persistent organic pollutants are working.
Molecular gastronomy: Better cooking through biophysics
Anyone who's ever been to France knows it's a country that celebrates its food and takes enormous pride in not only the taste, but also the appearance and the overall "joie de vivre" involved. So it should ...
Engineer, physicist to turn the inner workings of living cells into 'molecular movies'
What happens when a chemical engineer and a physicist walk into a bar? They forge a collaboration that could change biological imaging.