Fossil has evidence of limb regeneration in 300 million year old amphibian
Study sheds new light on why batteries go bad
A comprehensive look at how tiny particles in a lithium ion battery electrode behave shows that rapid-charging the battery and using it to do high-power, rapidly draining work may not be as damaging as researchers ...
Smartphone app used by experimenters to learn more about aspects of morality
Researchers use math and observation to show neural networks in crustaceans have evolved to offer optimized swimming
Engineers advance understanding of graphene's friction properties
(Phys.org) —An interdisciplinary team of engineers from the University of Pennsylvania has made a discovery regarding the surface properties of graphene, the Nobel-prize winning material that consists of ...
Researchers suggest lack of published null result papers skews reliability of those that are published
Scientists looking across human, fly and worm genomes find shared biology
Researchers analyzing human, fly, and worm genomes have found that these species have a number of key genomic processes in common, reflecting their shared ancestry. The findings, appearing Aug. 28, 2014, in ...
Expedition uncovers subglacial life beneath Antarctic ice sheet
The first breakthrough paper to come out of a massive U.S. expedition to one of Earth's final frontiers shows that there's life and an active ecosystem one-half mile below the surface of the West Antarctic ...
Study finds possible link between Arctic change and extreme mid-latitude weather
Microsoft Research turns 2D camera into depth sensor
Discovery of cellular snooze button advances cancer and biofuel research
The discovery of a cellular snooze button has allowed a team of Michigan State University scientists to potentially improve biofuel production and offer insight on the early stages of cancer.
Special chromosomal structures control key genes
Within almost every human cell is a nucleus six microns in diameter—about one 300th of a human hair's width—that is filled with roughly three meters of DNA. As the instructions for all cell processes, the DNA must be ...
European scientists protest austerity measures and offer dire warnings of impact
Fundamentals of physics confirmed: Experiments testing Einstein's time dilation and quantum electrodynamics
The special theory of relativity of Albert Einstein and quantum electrodynamics, which was formulated by, among others, Richard Feynman, are two important fundaments of modern physics. In cooperation with colleagues from ...