We all know that talking on a cell phone impedes your driving ability. But new research from the University of Iowa is helping us understand how even a simple conversation can affect your brain's..
Credit: Nagoya Univesity Nagoya, Japan - What to do proteins and Kevlar have in common? Both feature long chain molecules that are strung together by amide bonds. These strong chemical bonds are al..
Credit: Photo courtesy of Michael Schoeppner, Princeton University, Program on Science and Global Security PRINCETON, N.J.--The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) relied on faulty analysis t..
Credit: Bao Lab As electronics become increasingly pervasive in our lives - from smart phones to wearable sensors - so too does the ever rising amount of electronic waste they create. A United Nati..
Scientists have found that a caterpillar commercially bred for fishing bait has the ability to biodegrade polyethylene: one of the toughest and most used plastics, frequently found clogging up landfill sites in the form of plastic shopping…
Credit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- A semiautonomous robot may soon be roaming agricultural fields gathering and transmitting real-time data about the growth and development of cr..
Credit: Lauren Quinn URBANA, Ill. - Waterhemp has been locked in an arms race with farmers for decades. Nearly every time farmers attack the weed with a new herbicide, waterhemp becomes resistant t..
A new discovery by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle makes an important step in identifying which specific T cells within the diverse army of a person's immune ..
Credit: Tokyo Institute of Technology and IOHH During 2017 and 2018, IOHK and Tokyo Tech will promote joint research in cryptocurrencies and blockchain related technologies among teams of researche..
Credit: Photo: Pekka Marttinen Gene transfers are particularly common in the antibiotic-resistance genes of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. When mammals breed, the genome of the offspring is a ..
Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, February 24, 2017--Researchers have used tissue engineering to create models for studying the bone-destroying activity of tumors such as ..
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Just like real doctors and nurses, online health tools with good -- but controlled -- communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, according to researchers. However, ..
Loading video... Credit: BT The quest for highly efficient 5G wireless connectivity has been given a boost thanks to a collaboration between a team of 5G engineers from the Universities of Bristol a..
Credit: The Wistar Institute PHILADELPHIA -- (Feb. 24, 2017) -- Scientists at The Wistar Institute and Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have devised a novel DNA vaccine approach through molecular desig..
Early this year, about 30 neuroscientists and computer programmers got together to improve their ability to read the human mind. The hackathon was one of several that researchers from Princeton Univ..
An international team of researchers, funded by Morris Animal Foundation, has shown that adipose (fat) stem cells might be the preferred stem cell type for use in canine therapeutic applications, incl..