Dust from a comet has been discovered for the first time on the Earth's surface
Moon's molten, churning core likely once generated a dynamo
When the Apollo astronauts returned to Earth, they brought with them some souvenirs: rocks, pebbles, and dust from the moon's surface. These lunar samples have since been analyzed for clues to the moon's ...
Study shows Beijing haze linked directly to gaseous pollutants from traffic, industrial emissions
Contamination of impacted meteorites can happen quickly
A team of scientists has published the results of an investigative survey into the Sutter's Mill meteorite that landed in California in 2012.
Tropical trees may not be the carbon sink planet scientists have been hoping for
Paper details technique to date groundwater
(Phys.org) —Neil Sturchio, chair of the Department of Geological Sciences at University of Delaware, is co-author of a Nature Geoscience paper detailing a pioneering new technique to date groundwater.
Researchers collect soil samples from around the globe in effort to conduct fungi survey
Sweet-smelling breath to help diabetes diagnosis in children
The potential to quickly diagnose children with type 1 diabetes before the onset of serious illness could be achieved using a simple, non-invasive breath test, according to new research published today.
Robotics meet X-ray lasers in cutting-edge biology studies
Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are combining the speed and precision of robots with one of the brightest X-ray lasers on the planet for pioneering studies of ...
AncestryDNA reconstructs partial genome of person living 200 years ago
AncestryDNA genetic scientists have pushed the boundaries of human genome reconstruction methods by using the DNA of many living people to reassemble an unprecedented proportion of the human genome attributed to a 19th Century ...
LSU researchers apply modern genomic analysis to historic bird collection
An international team of scientists has completed the largest whole genome study of a single class of animals to date. To map the tree of life for birds, the team sequenced, assembled and compared full genomes of 48 bird ...
NASA completes Rodent Research-1 operations on the International Space Station
With the successful completion of mission operations for Rodent Research-1, NASA has brought an important new biological research capability into space. NASA's rodent research hardware system enables researchers ...
Fully automated: Thousands of blood samples every hour
Siemens is supplying automation technology for the longest and one of the most cutting-edge sample processing lines in any clinical laboratory. The line, or automation track, 200 meters long, in Marlborough, ...
Pregnancy-related infection kills endangered orca
An endangered orca found dead off Vancouver Island in Canada earlier this month died after a failed pregnancy caused a bacterial infection, officials said Tuesday.