Space station crew stages emergency drill

The International Space Station crew has successfully conducted a mandatory emergency drill, simulating a rapid depressurization of the station.

Study: Women are changing communication

A U.S. study suggests the academic discipline of communication -- once dominated by men at the university level -- is now the dominion of women.

The cell phone connects to the hip bone

U.S. scientists are developing a technology that allows mobile electronic devices to communicate by sending vibrations through bones.

Changing climate will challenge Northeast agriculture

Farmers will be the first to feel the heat from global warming as they grapple with new and aggressive crop pests, summer heat stress and other sobering challenges that could strain family farms to the limit, warns David ...

Researchers use new approach to predict protein function

In a paper published online this month in the journal Nature Chemical Biology, researchers report that they have developed a way to determine the function of some of the hundreds of thousands of proteins for which amino acid ...

Longest study finds reef fish need longer break

In the longest running study on how fish populations in coral reef systems recover from heavy exploitation, researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and others have found that the fish can recover, but they ...

A Game of Tolerances

Contamination is the enemy for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope collaborators Rafe Schindler and a team of SLAC scientists and technicians working in Light Assembly Building 33. The clean room, which requires shoe covers, ...

CO2 hurts reef growth

Coral reefs are at risk of going soft, quite literally turning to mush as rising carbon dioxide levels prevent coral from forming tough skeletons, according to UQ research.

Endeavour Arrives at Launch Pad

Space Shuttle Endeavour is in place at Launch Pad 39A after an overnight journey from the Vehicle Assembly Building.

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