Looking into how peptides self-assemble has great implications for nanotechnology.
The powder, containing a photoactive compound, offers a treatment for the potentially lethal bacteria, A. baumannii, by simply adding sunlight.
A team of researchers journeys to the Amazon to learn more about the logging industry and road networks that threaten rain forest sustainability.
Former physicist Paul Horwitz explores how computers can be used to teach difficult concepts in science and math.
A market designer finds the best systems for everything from organ donation to high school assignments.
Kathryn Johnson explores how to maximize the energy of wind turbines, making them more efficient and cost-effective.
An environmental engineer harnesses microbes in fuel cells that can create clean water and sustainable energy.
Ed Boyden studies the control mechanism behind neural circuits in order to understand how cognition and emotion arise.
Andrew Freed recently returned from Haiti, where he has been studying the stresses in Earth's crust before, during and after the earthquake.