ANITA is Back in Business

The Antarctic Impulsive Transient Array (ANITA)—that plucky probe that visited SLAC last year before taking to the skies of Antarctica—is back in action.

Spacewalk Set for Tomorrow

The International Space Station’s crew enjoyed a day off duty Tuesday before starting a heavy schedule of spacewalks and robotics activities, which kick off with a spacewalk by Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer ...

Mining Tiny Diamonds for Drug Delivery

Northwestern University researchers have shown that nanodiamonds are effective at delivering chemotherapy drugs to cells without the negative effects associated with current drug delivery agents. Their study, published in ...

Remote Magnetic Field Triggers Nanoparticle Drug Release

Magnetic nanoparticles heated by a remote magnetic field have the potential to release multiple anticancer drugs on demand at the site of a tumor, according to a study published in the journal Advanced Materials. Moreover, ...

Digital disruption dire for traditional advertising

The advertising industry is facing more upheaval in the next five years than in the previous half century, according to a new report. “The End of Advertising as We Know It" from IBM Global Business Services shows more-empowered ...

Smile, protons, you're on camera

Radioactivity, discovered more than 100 years ago and studied by physicists ever since, would seem to be a relatively closed subject in science. However, since the 1960s, the pursuit of at least one open question about how ...

Developing kryptonite for Superbug

University of Idaho researchers are crossing academic and geographical bounds to develop more effective defenses against Staphylococcus aureus bacteria and other deadly pathogens.

Micro Microwave Does Pinpoint Cooking for Miniaturized Labs

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and George Mason University have demonstrated what is probably the world’s smallest microwave oven, a tiny mechanism that can heat a pinhead-sized drop of ...

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