Synthetic proteins have been created that move in response to their environment in predictable and tunable ways. These motile molecules were designed from scratch on computers, then produced inside living cells.... PHYS.ORG · 3 months
Like film editors and archaeologists, biochemists piece together genome history  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Biochemists discovered a large-scale molecular movement associated with RNA catalysis that provides evidence for the origin of RNA splicing and its role in the diversity of life on... more
Discovery of anti-opioid pathway offers new route to designing safer pain medications  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A team has discovered a biological system that manages cells' response to opioid drug exposure. The unexpected discovery offers new ideas for improving the... more
Scientists propose network of imaging centers to drive innovation in biological research  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
When sparks fly to innovate new technologies for imaging life at the microscopic scale, often diverse researchers are nudging each other with a kind... more
Scientists propose network of imaging centers to drive innovation in biological research  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
When sparks fly to innovate new technologies for imaging life at the microscopic scale, often diverse researchers are nudging each other with a kind... more
Astrophysical shock phenomena reproduced in the laboratory  MIT · 3 weeks
Lab-scale experiment could help scientists understand interstellar and galactic-scale smashups. more
Music was form of resistance for women during Civil Rights Movement  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When Nina Simone belted out "Mississippi Goddam" in 1964, she gave voice to many who were fighting for equal rights during the Civil Rights Movement. The... more
Quantum computers to clarify the connection between the quantum and classical worlds  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have developed a new quantum computing algorithm that offers a clearer understanding of the quantum-to-classical transition, which could help... more
Could biological clocks in plants set the time for crop spraying?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Dr. Antony Dodd, Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences and senior author of the paper, said: "This proof of concept research suggests that, in... more
National livestock movement bans may prove economically damaging  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
New research has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers draw striking conclusions about the... more
New automated tool maps the movement of particles inside cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists have developed an automated tool for mapping the movement of particles inside cells that may accelerate research in many fields, a new study in eLife reports. more
National livestock movement bans may prove economically damaging  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
New research from the University of Warwick has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers... more
Mating behavior and movement patterns influence dynamics of animal diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have carried out an analysis of long-term data of an outbreak of classical swine fever in wild boars in the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern that occurred... more
Mapping nucleation kinetics with nanometer resolution  nanowerk · 2 days
Scientists discovered a new imaging method - nanoscale nucleation kinetic mapping - which allows direct imaging of nucleation events at a solid-liquid interface. more
#MeToo media coverage sympathetic to but not necessarily empowering for women  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The #MeToo movement has encouraged women to share their personal stories of sexual harassment. While the movement amplifies previously unheard voices, a Carnegie Mellon University analysis... more
Making sense of remote sensing data  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Remote sensor technologies like cameras, GPS trackers, and weather stations have revolutionized biological data collection in the field. Now researchers can capture continuous datasets in difficult terrain, at a scale unimaginable before these technologies became available.... more
Mimicking lizard skin to save energy on an industrial scale  nanowerk · 4 weeks
The LABIONICS project is set to drive the commercial development of breakthrough laser-engineered products inspired by the unique skin and scale textures of animals and insects, potentially leading... more
A new perspective on evolution provided by fly testes  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The male testes are important areas for biological innovation, as well as being a factory for sperm. In exciting new biological research a team of scientists has found that the... more
Scientists 3D print full-scale functioning heart components for the first time  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new 3D bioprinting method that can produce any part of the heart, from tiny capillaries through to full-scale heart components. more
Researchers realize world's thinnest optical hologram with 2-D material monolayer  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Missouri S&T researchers are demonstrating a new concept to reconstruct holographic images by using a single two-dimensional material monolayer with the thickness of less than one nanometer. Their... more
Expanding functions of conducting microbial nanowires for chemical, biological sensors  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Microbiologists report 'a major advance' in the quest to develop electrically conductive protein nanowires in the bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens for use as chemical and biological sensors. more
Expanding functions of conducting microbial nanowires for chemical, biological sensors  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists report 'a major advance' in the quest to develop electrically conductive protein nanowires in the bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens for use as chemical and biological sensors. more
Directly observing the way ceramic materials fracture on the atomic scale  nanowerk · 2 weeks
For the first time, researchers have been able to observe the way ceramic materials fracture on the atomic scale. They confirm that the arrangement of molecules... more
Mapping nucleation kinetics with nanometer resolution  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Nucleation is the formation of a new condensed phase from a fluid phase via self-assembly. This process is critical to many natural systems and technical applications including the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and advanced materials, the formation... more
Supercapacitors turbocharged by laxatives  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An international team of scientists has worked out a way to improve energy storage devices called supercapacitors, by designing a new class of detergents chemically related to laxatives. more
Designing a light-trapping, color-converting crystal  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A recipe for creating a microscopic crystal structure that can hold 2 wavelengths of light at once is a step toward faster telecommunications and quantum computers. more
Designing a light-trapping, color-converting crystal  nanowerk · 2 weeks
A recipe for creating a microscopic crystal structure that can hold two wavelengths of light at once is a step toward faster telecommunications and quantum computers. more
Researchers find biological system that manages cells' response to opioid drug exposure  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A team at Scripps Research in Florida has discovered a biological system that manages cells' response to opioid drug exposure. The unexpected discovery offers... more
Supercapacitors turbocharged by laxatives  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An international team of scientists, including a professor of chemistry from the University of Bristol, has worked out a way to improve energy storage devices called supercapacitors, by designing a new class of detergents chemically related to laxatives. more
Actively swimming gold nanoparticles  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Chemotactic movement on the macroscale by a swarm of bacteria-mimicking nanoswimmers. more
MORE SCIENCE VIDEO
Tech time not to blame for teens' mental health problems
SCIENCE DAILY
Scurrying roaches help researchers steady staggering robots
SCIENCE DAILY
Dialysis industry spends big to protect profits
NEWS MEDICAL
Modal time theory: Understanding human existence through time travel and music
PHYS.ORG
Designing new ways to make use of ocean plastic
PHYS.ORG
Senior elite British gymnast, James Hall, recommends PEMF therapy to achieve champion state
NEWS MEDICAL
Video: Moving on Mars
PHYS.ORG
Controlling the shape-shifting skeletons of cells
PHYS.ORG
Critical deployment of NASA Webb's secondary mirror a success
PHYS.ORG
Eye-controlled soft lens paves way to soft human-machine interfaces
PHYS.ORG
FRESH SCIENCE