Plastic products could easily become electronic with first moldable all-carbon circuits
Melanin from Jurassic-era mollusk could lead to new tool for cancer diagnosis
3-D microscope method to look inside brains
(Phys.org) —A University of Utah team discovered a method for turning a small, $40 needle into a 3-D microscope capable of taking images up to 70 times smaller than the width of a human hair. This new method ...
How arbitrary is language?
Words in the English language are structured to help children learn according to research led by Lancaster University.
Imaging techniques help rebuild ancient fauna
A paper summarising a 20-year study into Ordovician-Late Devonian microfauna has revealed new histological data aiding taxonomy and palaeographic reconstructions.
Genetically engineered fruit flies could save crops
Releasing genetically engineered fruit flies into the wild could prove to be a cheap, effective and environmentally friendly way of pest control according to scientists at the University of East Anglia and ...
'Accelerator on a chip' demonstrated
In an advance that could dramatically shrink particle accelerators for science and medicine, researchers used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional technology in a nanostructured ...
Physics team entangles photons that never coexisted in time
Skin cancer detector applied to paintings reveals 3D layering techniques of original artists
3-D video from inside flying insects
The flight muscles moving inside flies have been filmed for the first time using a new 3D X-ray scanning technique.
Mystery of bottle gourd migration to Americas solved
Emerging research suggests a new paradigm for 'unconventional superconductors'
An international team of scientists has reported the first experimental observation of the quantum critical point (QCP) in the extensively studied "unconventional superconductor" TiSe2, finding that it does ...
Unfrozen mystery: Water reveals a new secret
Using revolutionary new techniques, a team led by Carnegie's Malcolm Guthrie has made a striking discovery about how ice behaves under pressure, changing ideas that date back almost 50 years. Their findings ...
Helicopter takes to the skies with the power of thought (w/ Video)
A remote controlled helicopter has been flown through a series of hoops around a college gymnasium in Minnesota. It sounds like your everyday student project; however, there is one caveat… the helicopter ...