Atoms under the mantle

French CNRS scientists have succeeded in modelling the defects of the earth’s mantle responsible for its deformation. These results, obtained using a novel approach which combines numerical calculus and quantum mechanics, ...

NASA's advanced technology peers deep inside hurricanes

Determined to understand why some storms grow into hurricanes while others fizzle, NASA scientists recently looked deep into thunderstorms off the African coast using satellites and airplanes.

An architectural plan of the cell

Like our body every cell has a skeleton that provides it with a shape, confers rigidity and protects its fragile inner workings. The cytoskeleton is built of long protein filaments that assemble into networks whose overall ...

One step closer to needle-free injections

A team of UCSB researchers, in collaboration with colleagues from UC Berkeley and StrataGent Life Sciences, of Los Gatos, California, has designed a novel pulsed microjet system engineered to deliver protein drugs into the ...

Pollution From China And India Affecting World’s Weather

Severe pollution from the Far East is almost certainly affecting the weather near you, says a Texas A&M University researcher who has studied the problem and has published a landmark paper on the topic in the Proceedings ...

Researchers Decipher The Buzzing Of Bees

Everyone has heard of the canary in the coal mine, which sways or drops dead in the presence of poisonous gas, alerting miners to get out. Now a University of Montana research team has learned to understand the collective ...

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