Team to test experimental floating marshland

A relatively low-tech method of imitating a natural marshland may help clean freshwater ponds contaminated by storm water runoff, according to research being funded by St. Tammany Parish Government in cooperation with scientists ...

The frontier fields: Where primordial galaxies lurk

In the ongoing hunt for the universe's earliest galaxies, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has wrapped up its observations for the Frontier Fields project. This ambitious project has combined the power of all three of NASA's ...

Identifying ecstasy's dangerous path

In an important discovery in the battle against the United States' growing drug epidemic, a Michigan State University economist has found the Carolinas could be a hotspot for the trafficking and production of the drug Ecstasy.

Imaging uses 'photothermal effect' to peer into living cells

A new type of imaging technology uses the mid-infrared part of the spectrum and "thermal lensing" to visualize living cells and organisms, an innovation that could bring insights into drug delivery and cancer treatment.

Samsung eyes fix after complaints of 'exploding' washers

Samsung is in discussions about "potential safety issues" concerning some of its washing machines after a class-action lawsuit complained the appliances were exploding, the company said Wednesday.

Air transport sector at climate juncture

After years of delays and failures, the airline industry began on Wednesday complex negotiations to implement a scheme to reduce its carbon footprint.

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