The Discovery Files
Researchers have homed in on a fatty molecule that directs the destructive migration of sea lampreys
Study reveals that E. coli has managed to keep a big secret about its defenses
Engineering could change the face of agriculture, making more food available in less time
Seal blood has the ability to minimize the effects of an inflammatory response during deep dives
The discovery of a family of enzymes could represent a breakthrough in the recycling of plant waste
"Baby whales" possess a protein that enables them to communicate using electrical signals.
Bit By Bit
Researchers at MIT have improved upon a technique known as "frequency hopping."
DNA-based molecular machines speeds up from several minutes to less than a second.
How to break carbon dioxide in air into carbon and oxygen to make carbon nanotubes discovered.
Transferring RNA between specimens, to transfer memories from one animal to another is possible.
Researchers found that predators may now be as abundant or more abundant in these novel habitats.
Researchers claim that a revolution in chemotherapy could be on the horizon.
Environmentally friendly materials to replace plastics have become a focus for chemists.
Researchers have developed a surgical camera inspired by the eye of the morpho butterfly.
A newly developed durable, clear coating is "omniphobic," meaning it repels virtually every liquid.
Biomedical engineers have developed a technology aimed to stop bleeding and control wound healing.
Cut And Paste
Engineers have come up with a sticky solution to the places on the body.
Memory confusion in older adults is partly caused by their reliance on schematic memory.
A new study describes a computer algorithm that mitigates the effects of "spoof" GPS attacks.
Scientists used AI algorithms to crawl 7,000 of the most popular websites' privacy policies.
Autonomous cars that "see" around corners are closer to a reality thanks to a new algorithm.
By targeting the aggressive enzyme, HDAC3, new medical treatments could help older patients.
A new diagnostic system could make possible quick and easy point-of-care detection.
Argentine ants utilize chemical secretions as weapons against harvester ants,
Technology uses probes and fluorescence data to construct computational models of protein structures
Plastic trash -- ubiquitous throughout the world's oceans -- intensifies disease for coral.
Biologists are unraveling many evolutionary mysteries behind the complex world of spider vision.
Researchers have developed a new material to self-regulate the temperature of the satellite.
Mosquitoes in a species called Wyeomyia smithii refuse blood meals in favor of sweet floral nectar.
How the tiered structure of a cafe latte develops when espresso is poured into hot milk revealed.