Elena Semouchkina is working to shield objects from light, rendering them invisible
James Waters and Tate Holbrook seek to discover how size affects the organization and physiology of superorganisms such as bacterial communities, insect colonies or human cities.
Graduate student Jakub Szefer of Princeton University traveled to Taiwan to work on a project to improving the efficiency of computer microprocessors.
Scientists investigate new ways to deliver cancer treatments that can target only the tumor without damaging normal tissue, therefore decreasing side effects.
Ashley Golphin explores the forests of Puerto Rico, while investigating the effects of land use on tropical stream ecosystems.
Rice University student Jun Yao has found a new way to make computer memory chips. His discovery could revolutionize the budding field of nanoelectronics.
Staff at NSF’s National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, W.V. recently aided in the successful rescue of soldiers from a crashed military helicopter.
Improved 3-D simulations force scientists to reevaluate the Sun's composition. Results show the amount of carbon and oxygen in our star is 30 to 40 percent lower than previously believed.
A brain chemical involved in both learning to be afraid and curbing existing fear might one day serve as a drug to help prevent anxiety and the after-effects of trauma.
An experimental psychologist studies all forms of motion sickness, including cybersickness – a phenomenon that occurs in virtual reality environments such as those displayed by 3D movies.
Scientists propose small molecules helped DNA and RNA come together, allowing the first life to form
Physicists at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are working to develop a new method to sequence the human genome that will make the dream of the $1000 genome a reality.