The Discovery Files
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
Researchers have found that one type of clay, Oregon blue clay, may help fight disease-causing bacte
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.