U.S. space program may be falling behind

Increasing competition from Asia and Europe has some scientists worried the United States might lose its position as the world's space leader.

Finding Superconductors That Can Take the Heat

By studying how superconductors interact with magnetic fields, Pitt researchers advance quest for higher-temperature superconducting materials. Superconductors are materials with no electrical resistance that are used to ...

Nanodevices Can 'Hear' Cancer

Two engineering professors at the University of California, Riverside are developing devices 100,000 times thinner than a human hair, that can listen to cancerous cells, deliver chemotherapy to them and leave surrounding ...

The 'spread of our species'

Modern humans arrival in South Asia may have led to demise of indigenous populations. In a major new development in human evolutionary studies, researchers from the University of Cambridge argue that the dispersal of modern ...

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