Research in Action
These Research in Action articles were provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation.
A team of researchers journeys to the Amazon to learn more about the logging industry and road networks that threaten rainforest sustainability.
A team of researchers journeys to the Amazon to learn more about the logging industry and road networks that threaten rain forest sustainability.
Researchers are beginning to investigate transcription factor proteins and their role in gene sequencing.
What is music? Researchers explore the answer to this question from a variety of angles.
Floating laboratories enable USGS researchers to explore the health and population status of biological organisms in order to protect commercial and sport fisheries.
Rahmat A. Shoureshi is working on a prosthesis that uses combined imagine techniques to read stimuli from the brain.
Jim Webster designs experiments to study the processes that cause explosive volcanic eruptions.
Jessica Meir studies how bar-headed geese fly, leading flight-training sessions with goslings.
How a newly identified species of the North American leech, Placobdella kwetlumye plays the role of a parent.
These sap-sucking plant bugs are picky about their hosts.
Stenoops peckorum is a newly discovered species of goblin spider from southern Florida likes to hunt its prey instead of catching it in its web.
The catheters can map large areas of the heart simultaneously and then destroy small aberrant patches.
The use of scientific methods can help understand the materials used in centuries old artwork.
Scientists re-classified two South American species of miniature opossums.
The design helps to reduce the number of sharks accidentally caught in commercial fisheries.
Researchers are able to simulate the original colors painted by Winslow Homer in 1887, which have faded over time.
Scientists have long wondered why the sun's outer atmosphere is millions of degrees hotter than its surface.