Studying How Modified Genes Escape Into Nature

A University of Arkansas researcher and her colleagues are developing a way to examine how the genomes rearrange themselves during hybridization to better pinpoint how genetically modified organisms may behave when they cross ...

Wis. tunnel fix could dump sewage in water

Milwaukee officials warn that a court order to line a deep tunnel with concrete could cause sewage to dump into the city's rivers and Lake Michigan.

European Union eyes better small aircraft

A $548,000 (280,000 pound) grant to engineers at Britain's University of Manchester could lead to cheaper, lighter and "greener" small passenger aircraft.

New finding helps further understanding of X-ray bursts

X-ray bursts are among the most fascinating of astrophysical phenomena. Now, a new finding by a team led by University of Notre Dame astrophysicist Michael Wiescher will enable researchers to derive many more qualitative ...

Looking for love on all the right Web sites?

If you're hoping for Cupid's online arrow, then watch out for tall stories and wide fabrications. Online daters, both men and women, usually fib about either their height or weight, and sometimes their age, according to a ...

Research integrates photonic circuitry on a silicon chip

In work that could lead to completely new devices, systems and applications in computing and telecommunications, MIT researchers are bringing the long-sought goal of "optics on a chip" one step closer to market.

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