Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

IMAGE: POLYARYLBORANES ARE A NEW CLASS OF MATERIALS THAT COULD BE USED IN BIOMEDICAL, PERSONAL COMPUTER AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY APPLICATIONS. view more CREDIT: MARK LEE COLUMBIA, Mo. - Polyhedral boranes, or clusters of boron atoms bound...

Pioneering new research has provided a fascinating new insight in the quest to determine whether temperature or water availability is the most influential factor in determining the success of global, land-based carbon sinks. The research,...

Researchers at Aalto University, Finland are the first to develop a plasmonic nanolaser that operates at visible light frequencies and uses so-called dark lattice modes. The laser works at length scales 1000 times smaller than...

ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE December 27, 2016--(BRONX, NY)--Investigators at Albert Einstein College of Medicine were awarded more than $160 million from the National Institutes of Health in federal fiscal year 2016. The grants provide...

December 20, 2016 Image: A microscopic image of one of the bismuth strontium calcium copper oxide samples the scientists studied using a new high-speed imaging technique. Color changes show changes in sample height and curvature...

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office  MIT News Office Press Inquiries Atom interferometry is the most sensitive known technique for measuring gravitational forces and inertial forces such as acceleration and rotation. It’s a mainstay of scientific...

Yes, of course we all know we should exercise every day during the holiday season to help counter the onslaught of excess calories that started on Thanksgiving and will mercifully end with a New...

Upon entering a classroom or office for the first time, I frequently take more than a few seconds to place my book bag on the floor. I do this to give the occupants of...

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University archaeologists are at the helm of new research using sophisticated computer technology to learn how past societies responded to climate change. Their work, which links ancient climate...

For many, the holidays are indeed the most wonderful time of the year. Families and friends come together and enjoy food, good cheer – and, often, alcohol. Commercially speaking, alcohol and the holidays seem to...

MRI scans reveal that running may affect the structure and function of the brain in ways similar to complex tasks like playing a musical instrument. If you're thinking about taking up running as your New...

Truth seems to be an increasingly flexible concept in politics. At least that’s the impression the Oxford English Dictionary gave recently, as it declared “post-truth” the 2016 Word of the Year. What happens when...