Scientists study flesh-eating bacteria

Israeli scientists say they have discovered one reason "flesh-eating" bacteria are hard to stop is because of reactions with the immune system.

Votes cast for greatest materials science

Voting for the world's greatest moments in materials science and engineering history has begun by the U.S. Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.

NASA aviation cuts could slow research

Members of the U.S. Congress from both parties warned that cuts in aeronautics research at NASA could harm the U.S. aviation industry.

Watching how planets form

With the VISIR instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers have mapped the disc around a star more massive than the Sun. The very extended and flared disc most likely contains enough gas and dust to spawn planets. ...

New Form of CP Violation Discovered

Finding something expected has brought researchers at the Department of Energy's Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) one step closer to discovering the unexpected.

Expedition 13 crew heads back to Earth

The International Space Station's Expedition 13 crew began the journey back to Earth Thursday, leaving the Expedition 14 crew in full command.

Improbable 'buckyegg' hatched

An egg-shaped fullerene, or "buckyball egg" has been made and characterized by chemists at UC Davis, Virginia Tech and Emory and Henry College, Va. The unexpected discovery opens new possibilities for structures for fullerenes, ...

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