Credit: Photo by Desmond Moser/Western University Almost two billion years ago, a 10-kilometre-wide chunk of space slammed down into rock near what is now the city of Sudbury. Now, scientists from We..
Credit: Jean-Francois Pare/Tufts University MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 26, 2017, 5 a.m. EDT)--Changing the natural electrical signaling that exists in cells outside the nervous system can impro..
Credit: © UNIGE / Doron Merkler Swiss scientists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, and the University of Basel have created artificial viruses that can be used to target cancer. T..
Quantum computers are experimental devices that offer large speedups on some computational problems. One promising approach to building them involves harnessing nanometer-scale atomic defects in diamo..
Credit: Science Museum, London. In a small, randomized Phase I/II clinical trial (SAT1), researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine say a 100-year-old drug called suramin,..
Credit: Carla Schaffer / AAAS Researchers have identified a subgroup of neurons in the mouse brain that, upon activation, immediately prompt binge-like eating. Furthermore, repeated stimulation of t..
Credit: NASA, ESA, and C. Kochanek (OSU) Astronomers have watched as a massive, dying star was likely reborn as a black hole. It took the combined power of the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT), and ..
Credit: Credit: NASA, ESA, P. Jeffries (STScI) COLUMBUS, Ohio -- For the first time in history, astronomers have been able to watch as a dying star was reborn as a black hole. It went out with a ..
Combined observations from three spacecraft show that Jupiter's brightest auroral features recorded to date are powered by both the volcanic moon Io and interaction with the solar wind. At Ear..
Credit: University of Central Florida Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a new color changing surface tunable through electrical voltage - a breakthrough that could lea..