Old concrete is not known for standing up to earthquakes, but retrofits made with carbon fiber and shape memory alloy may change that assumption.
Scientists in California are bringing the ocean into the lab to learn the full impact of sea spray aerosols.
Award-winning science visualization shows how coral is able to create a long-lasting whirlpool structure that alters the local environment and enhances the coral's ability to "breathe."
Immersed in the world of Balinese water temples and cooperative farms, Anthropologist J. Stephen Lansing’s NSF funded research helped win UNESCO World Heritage Site status for Bali’s subaks.
This striking image represents the strength and prevalence of bacterial biofilms — despite our efforts to control them.
Pioneer William Bialek blends biology and physics in biophysics to discover more precise research of biological systems.
How animals move in complex environments is a big question with relevance to several fields including robotics.
Researcher Nina Kraus has found a positive impact on long-term brain functions in people with as few as four years of musical training.
Graduate student Eric Keen did more than conduct research during his time in the fjords of British Columbia.
A statistics researcher discusses how an enthusiasm for cricket as a boy led him to a career in statistics.