Statistician suggests raising statistical standards to reduce amount of non-reproducible studies
Beyond the Moore's Law: Nanocomputing using nanowire tiles
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers from The MITRE Corporation and Harvard University have taken key steps toward ultra-small electronic computer systems that push beyond the imminent end ...
Researchers inspired by marine life to design camouflage systems (w/ Video)
It could be a fun party trick – put your cell phone down on a table and watch it fade into the woodwork – or part of a lifesaving technology used by industry or the military.
Team builds implantable piezoelectric nanoribbon devices strong enough to power pacemaker (w/ Video)
Study indicates groundwater sapping led to desertification of parts of Inner Mongolia
Researchers find signs of western Eurasian genes in southern African Khoisan tribes
Study shows most water in lunar soil generated by solar wind, not result of comet or meteorite impacts
NASA scientist creates expanded list of habitability possibilities for other worlds
Pottery shards offer evidence of pulque production in prehispanic Mesoamerica
Three-dimensional carbon goes metallic
A theoretical, three-dimensional (3D) form of carbon that is metallic under ambient temperature and pressure has been discovered by an international research team.
From chaos to order: How ants optimize food search
Ants are capable of complex problem-solving strategies that could be widely applied as optimization techniques. An individual ant searching for food walks in random ways, biologists found. Yet the collective ...
Researchers offer 'proof' that oxygen is the only light element in the Earth's core
Workers dragged Forbidden City stones along roads of artificial ice
Relaxation helps pack DNA into a virus
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have found that DNA packs more easily into the tight confines of a virus when given a chance to relax, they report in a pair of papers to be published ...