Critics attack Bush wildlife record

Critics of the Bush administration's policies on wildlife protection say the endangered species list is itself endangered.

Italian scientists build atomic laser

Italian scientists said they have discovered how to achieve an "atomic laser" envisioned by Albert Einstein in 1925.

Illuminating a Second 'Kink' in High-Tc Superconductors

There’s another kink in the mystery of high-temperature (Tc) superconductors – literally. Using photoemission studies at the NSLS, a group of researchers has revealed a new anomaly, or “kink,” in the energy spectrum ...

When is a worm not a worm? When it’s a jellyfish...

One of the world’s strangest creatures has found its long-lost kin. Oxford University scientists have discovered that an extremely rare gutless worm is related to sea anemones and jellyfish, rather than similar-looking ...

Team builds viruses to combat harmful 'biofilms'

In one of the first potential applications of synthetic biology, an emerging field that aims to design and build useful biomolecular systems, researchers from MIT and Boston University are engineering viruses to attack and ...

Eurobot makes a splash

Many of the best-loved science fiction movies show intelligent robotic servants working alongside their masters. Fiction is rapidly becoming fact as European engineers develop increasingly sophisticated machines that can ...

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