Innovative Algae Research Keeps Students in State

A growing partnership between the University of Michigan and a company in Dexter is a model for how university-to-business ti...

Halving Hydrogen

First view of nature-inspired catalyst after ripping hydrogen apart provides insights for better, cheaper fuel cells.

New Mineral Shows Nature's Infinite Variability

A University of Adelaide mineralogy researcher has discovered a new mineral that is unique in structure and composition among...
Fast Way to Measure DNA Repair

Fast Way to Measure DNA Repair

Test analyzing cells’ ability to fix different kinds of broken DNA could help doctors predict cancer risk.
USDA Awards Research Grants to Address the Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Agriculture Production

USDA Awards Research Grants to Address the Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Agriculture Production

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Apr. 22 that USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $6 ...
Cornell Synchrotron Receives Up to $100M in NSF Support

Cornell Synchrotron Receives Up to $100M in NSF Support

Arduous, year-plus-long scrutiny by the National Science Foundation (NSF) has found the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Sourc...
LEDs Get Seal of Approval: Safe for Skin

LEDs Get Seal of Approval: Safe for Skin

Stony Brook University undergraduate research allays concern, uncovers possible beneficial effects....
Edible Flowers May Inhibit Chronic Diseases

Edible Flowers May Inhibit Chronic Diseases

A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), found that common edible ...
The Science of Champagne Fizz: How Many Bubbles Are in Your Bubbly?

The Science of Champagne Fizz: How Many Bubbles Are in Your Bubbly?

The importance of fizz, more technically known as effervescence, in sparkling wines and champagnes is not to be underestimate...
Researchers Achieve Higher Solar-Cell Efficiency With Zinc-Oxide Coating

Researchers Achieve Higher Solar-Cell Efficiency With Zinc-Oxide Coating

Surface modification allows cell to absorb more light.