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A magnetic protein
Researchers think they may have discovered the protein basis of magnetic sensing in birds Read more…

Human waste: Brown treasure?
U.N. study says don't dismiss the value of that poo you do. Read more…

US-China fusion team
Running the plasma hotter than 100 millionse degrees C. Read more …

glowing fingerprints

Glowing fingerprints
A new technique instantly visualizes fingerprints — and it makes them glow! Read more…

Not just a girl's best friend?
Australian researchers are using diamonds to get clear images of early-stage malignant tumors. Read more…

tidal wave

800-foot wave
Scientists have found evidence that a massive tidal wave struck the Cape Verde island of Santiago. Read more…


Great White takes a bite out of carbon
A new study suggests large predator fish like the Great White Shark play an important role in preventing global warming. Read more …

New study: 10-fold increase in renewables feasible
A new Harvard study says the nation's supply of wind and solar power could be increased tenfold without additional storage. Read more…

Bringing industry to light
In a Clemson laboratory, students play with light. Read more …

Laser scanning of dinosaur fossils
Scientists are now using laser-beam scanning to facilitate analysis of dinosaur fossils. Read more …

A molecule-making machine:
New invention by University of Illinois chemists is like a 3-D printer at the molecular level Read more…

Spectral imaging of Oxyrhynchus papyri
Ordinary people, even those with no knowledge of Greek or Latin, can now assist scholars at Oxford University in the recovery of long-lost classical literature. Read more...

Mandelbrot Zoom Pass some time falling into infinite detail. Read more …

New digital camera: A bug's-eye view
A new digital camera has a lens that's based on the structure of an arthropod eye.
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Nanoscale router: New directions for optical signals
Researchers have created a new type of nanoscale router that converts an optical signal into waves that travel along a metal surface. Read more …

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