Catalytic transformation of ethylene

National University of Singapore chemists have developed a catalytic method using visible light for the difunctionalization…

Robotic toolkit added to NASA's Mars 2020 rover

The bit carousel—a mechanism that will play a key role in the acquisition, containment and eventual…

The inky abyss

Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded…

Could biological clocks in plants set the time for crop spraying?

Dr. Antony Dodd, Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences and senior author of the…

uSEE breakthrough unlocks the nanoscale world on standard biology lab equipment

The ability to observe how life works at a nanoscale level is a grand challenge of…

Research offers new insight into bacterial infections found in the noses of healthy cattle

New research led by academics at the University of Bristol Veterinary and Medical Schools used the…

Optofluidic chip with nanopore 'smart gate' developed for single molecule analysis

A new chip-based platform developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz integrates nanopores and optofluidic technology…

Discovery of a bottleneck relief in photosynthesis may have a major impact on food crops

Scientists have found how to relieve a bottleneck in the process by which plants transform sunlight…

Acoustic Diagnostics

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano running “Acoustic Diagnostics”, an Italian Space Agency (ASI) experiment, in cooperation with…

Fracking has less impact on groundwater than traditional oil and gas production

Conventional oil and gas production methods can affect groundwater much more than fracking, according to hydrogeologists…