The Discovery Files
Bacteria's use of "swim and tumble" maneuvers helps them move toward food or away from poison.
Researchers have created a genome that captures the genetic information of closely related tomatoes
Researchers say a smart suitcase that warns blind users of impending collisions.
Scientists have tested minibots mettle in fighting tooth decay and infection from plaque.
Paleontologists have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than a polar bear.
Mini-antibodies found in the blood of camels, alpacas and llamas may help solve a problem in the can
Reducing the amount of artificial light could vastly cut down the number of bird fatalities
A new way to estimate travel across hilly areas may help wildfire fighters and rescue crews
Fake meds, or foods that have been altered can be easily spotted with a new technology
Sweating the Details
Researchers have demonstrated that sweat works as well as blood for health monitoring.
There's more going on with frog skin than the proverbial warts
Routine household activities generate significant levels chemicals inside the average home
A cheaper way to light up smartphones and TVs. No asteroid required.
An research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin.
Engineers have designed an ingestible pill that, upon reaching the stomach, quickly swells
Engineers have developed "nanosponges" which can help treat arthritis.
Marine mammals hold a competitive advantage in polar regions.
Engineers have found an inexpensive way to make thin, durable heating patches.
Clemson University scientists have managed to measure all of the starlight ever produced
Scientists say the hungrier ticks are, the harder they try to find people or other hosts.
Researchers have developed a glove that bestows robotic hands with some of the dexterity humans have
Scientists have developed a crop system to help sustain food supply.
Researchers have developed safer alternatives to phthalate plasticizers.
Researchers have modified small flying robots to anchor onto surfaces and pull heavy loads.
Neuroscientists have found that a brain region appears to be strongly connected to food preference
Researchers have found neural evidence of early learning among infants who were coupled with a peer.
Researchers have developed a device that delivers regular pulses of electricity to damaged nerves
Engineers have made white paint whiter -- and cooler -- by removing white pigment.
New surface fashioned out of an aluminum sheet provides a proof of concept for keeping surfaces dry
Adolescents don't distinguish between negative emotions as clearly as younger children and adults