The Handicraft of Cellular Transport Complexes

(PhysOrg.com) -- A protein complex, which is an important link in a cellular transport chain, also initiates the assembly of the next link in the chain. This newly-won insight will now allow a better understanding of a transport ...

Engineers Help Power Solar Use by 'Mapping' the Sun

(PhysOrg.com) -- As the use of solar power grows in California it will become more important to know exactly how much radiation and energy are generated in regions throughout the state. That’s the basis behind an improved ...

CU telescope debuts on NASA flying observatory

(PhysOrg.com) -- SOFIA, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, will take flight May 25 along with the Cornell-built FORCAST (the Faint Object InfraRed Camera for the SOFIA Telescope).

Temps feed job insecurity among regular workers

(PhysOrg.com) -- The presence of temporary workers can cause ill effects in the permanent workers with whom they work, according to ILR School research.

Microbial team may be culprit in colony collapse disorder

New research from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) identifies a new potential cause for "Colony Collapse Disorder" in honeybees. A group of pathogens including a fungus and family of viruses may be working ...

NASA Satellites Keep Watch on Gulf Current Near Spill

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists and agencies monitoring the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are keeping a wary eye on changes in the nearby Loop Current, a warm ocean current that is part of the Gulf Stream.

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