Researchers find possible universal code of protein structure
A Dartmouth College study finds there may be a universal code to predict protein structure, which could help to determine why certain mutations cause disease and how to fix them.
Researchers take a step towards development of optical single-phonon detector
Research trio suggest low-relief mountain surfaces due to river network disruption
New electronic paper could make inexpensive electronic displays
Researchers from the University of Tokyo have revamped an old e-paper concept to make an inexpensive handwriting-enabled e-paper well suited to large displays like whiteboards. They describe the e-paper in ...
Pulsing light may indicate supermassive black hole merger
As two galaxies enter the final stages of merging, scientists have theorized that the galaxies' supermassive black holes will form a "binary," or two black holes in such close orbit they are gravitationally ...
The neuroscience of consumer choice
Like doctors diagnosing an ailment, University of Akron marketing researchers have peeked into consumers' brains to understand why some ads ring up quick sales while others don't.
A new online resource on the Asian longhorned beetle
The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, is a wood-boring insect that is capable of destroying 30% of the urban trees in the United States at an economic loss of $669 billion. Infestations of thi ...
Kimchi-based preservative used in cosmetics is not so natural
Some consumer groups concerned about the safety of synthetic preservatives such as parabens have pushed for natural alternatives. Industry has responded with a slew of options, including preservatives from ...
Reports: Google facing antitrust showdown in Europe (Update)
European regulators are poised to file a complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet search to thwart competition and innovation, according to memo that the company sent to its employees Tuesday.
The microscopic topography of ink on paper
A team of Finnish scientists has found a new way to examine the ancient art of putting ink to paper in unprecedented 3-D detail. The technique could improve scientists' understanding of how ink sticks to ...
Qualcomm rejects hedge fund call for split
Qualcomm on Monday rejected a call from an activist investment firm to break up the US tech giant into groups focused on chip manufacturing and licensing of its technology.
WSJ: Google exploring new day for battery tech
Samsung, Apple clash with rollout of new products (Update)
Apple gave consumers their first hands-on look at its smartwatch Friday pushing into wearable tech just as rival Samsung rolled out its new flagship smartphones.
Samsung banks on new smartphone roll-out
Samsung rolled out its new smartphone in South Korea and 20 other countries on Friday in a bid to restore its role as market leader.