UW engineers borrow from electronics to build largest circuits in eukaryotic cells

Credit: University of Washington Living cells must constantly process information to keep track of the changing world around them and arrive at an appropriate response. Through billions of years o..

US nuclear regulators greatly underestimate potential for nuclear disaster

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..

Researchers develop magnetic switch to turn on and off a strange quantum property

Credit: Christopher GutiƩrrez, Daniel Walkup/NIST When a ballerina pirouettes, twirling a full revolution, she looks just as she did when she started. But for electrons and other subatomic particle..

Expressing genetic interactions through music

Credit: Max Cooper/Andy Lomas An artistic collaboration between musician and sound producer Max Cooper, respected visual artist Andy Lomas and researchers from the Babraham Institute in Cambridge h..

The best teams of the engineering competition ‘Capture the Flag’ were awarded

Credit: eter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. The photo is made by the photographer of Media-center of our university. On May 24, at the Plenary session of the International Polytec..

Preliminary: BRCA variations may work alongside COMT variation to reduce breast cancer

WASHINGTON (May 25, 2017) -- Research looking at genomic data from women with a genetic risk for breast cancer, who may never develop cancer, found their cancer-free state may be related to a second g..

Solving the riddle of the snow globe

If you've shaken a snow globe, you've enjoyed watching its tiny particles slowly sink to the bottom. But do all small objects drift the same way and at the same pace? A new Tel Aviv Univer..

Ag/ZnO-Nanorods Schottky diodes based UV-PDs are fabricated and tested

Credit: NANO In the recent past ZnO has emerged as a promising alternative to Si and GaN in devices like light-emitting diodes (LEDs), photodetectors, and optically pumped lasers for the UV region1..

Researchers find new way to control light with electric fields

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields. "Our method is similar to the technique used to provide the computing capabil..

eLearning Stakeholders and Researchers Summit 2017 is held in Moscow for the first time

National Research University Higher School of Economics, in cooperation with the global online learning platform Coursera, is holding eLearning Stakeholders and Researchers Summit 2017 (eSTARS) -- the..

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