Research in Action
These Research in Action articles were provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation.
Save your finger tips — new biosensor tests blood sugar through saliva, tears and urine.
Hydrogen powered cars are expected on the market in a few short years.
Native Americans sought the buzz of caffeine for ritual cleansing.
Researchers hope to develop new therapies with the recent discovery.
A collaborative set of high-tech instruments is now capable of spotting planets orbiting suns outside our solar system.
Technology from forensic science, gaming and virtual reality combined create an efficient tool for law enforcement.
Flexible silver nanowire-based transparent conductors may change technology.
Robo-fish will work as a school to scan water for pollutants.
Backyard birders can provide scientists with important, and otherwise unobtainable, data.
Researchers at Arecibo Observatory are listening to strange stars called pulsars.
Nanoparticles change color to indicate the presence of deadly salmonella.
Researchers have developed micro-abrasive waterjets for precision creating of tiny parts.
The R/V Knorr research expedition included studies of seafloor sediments along the equator and in the northern Pacific.
Engineers could craft new materials using liquid crystals as structural guides.
Researchers have developed waterjets for creating tiny parts.