Long distance calls by sugar molecules
All our cells wear a coat of sugar molecules, so-called glycans. ETH Zurich and Empa researchers have now discovered that glycans rearrange water molecules over long distances. This may have an effect on ...
Scientists: Soggy British weather likely to stay
The best advice for visitors to Britain—pack an umbrella—is more vital than ever.
How smart technology could change public transit
Joseph Chow has an ambitious goal: to transform how urban transportation systems are managed and designed, using mobile computing, information technology and the analysis of massive data sets.
Scientists capture crystallization of materials in nanoseconds
(Phys.org) —Lawrence Livermore researchers for the first time have created movies of irreversible reactions that occur too rapidly to capture with conventional microscopy.
Circuit-characteristics analysis system capable of reflecting lithography patterns
Researchers from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), have developed a circuit-characteristics analysis system that can reflect the detailed shape of a circuit pattern ...
Tiny bubbles in your metallic glass may not be a cause for celebration
Bubbles in a champagne glass may add a festive fizz to the drink, but microscopic bubbles that form in a material called metallic glass can signal serious trouble. In this normally high-strength material, bubbles may indicate ...