Research in Action
These Research in Action articles were provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation.
A tried and true folk remedy inspires the fight...
The fungus, extracted from horse feces, is a po...
Chemical imaging of mineral surfaces gives clue...
Researcher Joseph Bahlman designs a robotic flapper inspired by bats incredible wings.
Researcher Joseph Bahlman designs a robotic flapper inspired by bats.
Real-world research set the tone for these students' futures.
Using a new technique for processing and analyzing incoming starlight, astronomers can decipher the chemistry of extrasolar planets.
Researchers have discovered a molecular crystal with ferroelectric properties.
Portable sensors allow users to monitor exposure to pollution with smartphones.
Two research studies help explain why Chang Shan may have medicinal power.
This tool will allow researchers and students to create, manipulate, and use a representative collection of human body meshes with organs.
Scientists, teachers and journalists descend on Boston to talk new discoveries.
As plankton munch on the mineral, they may contribute to cooling the climate.
The new materials improve filtration of the deadly cytokines that cause sepsis.
Researchers track the protective caps to learn more about how they function after cell division.
Scientists work to understand how fast Greenland's massive ice sheet might melt in a warming climate.
InGaAs transistors could speed up and lighten up our technology.
The research-sized kiln promises to further research in the new thermal modification technology.