Team hopes to use new technology to search for ETs

A Johns Hopkins astronomer is a member of a team briefing fellow scientists about plans to use new technology to take advantage of recent, promising ideas on where to search for possible extraterrestrial intelligence in our ...

Plant Scientists Develop New Cell-Sorting Technique

A new cell-sorting technique developed by University of Arizona plant scientists has the potential to enhance our understanding of how cells of all types work – or, in the case of diseases such as cancer, how they fail ...

New superconductors present new mysteries, possibilities

Johns Hopkins University researchers and colleagues in China have unlocked some of the secrets of newly discovered iron-based high-temperature superconductors, research that could result in the design of better superconductors ...

Does everyone really want to be a macho man?

Traditional attitudes of masculinity, such as physical toughness and personal sacrifice, are valued in Mexican culture. A University of Missouri researcher found that Mexican-American men, as a group, are more likely to endorse ...

W28: A Mixed Bag of Supernova Remnant

When some stars die, they explode as supernovas and their debris fields (aka, "supernova remnants") expand into the surrounding environments. There are several different types, or categories, of supernova remnants. One of ...

A new way to protect computer networks from Internet worms

Scientists may have found a new way to combat the most dangerous form of computer virus. The method automatically detects within minutes when an Internet worm has infected a computer network. Network administrators can then ...

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