Programmable nests for cells

Using DNA, small silica particles, and carbon nanotubes, researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have…

3-D printing with applications in the pharmaceutical industry

University of Seville researchers, in collaboration with the University of Nottingham, have managed to create the…

Microplastics affect sand crabs' mortality and reproduction, study finds

Sand crabs, a key species in beach ecosystems, were found to have increased adult mortality and…

Charge model for calculating the photo-excited states of one-dimensional Mott insulators

Assistant Professor Ohmura Shu and Professor Takahashi Akira of the Nagoya Institute of Technology and others…

Transformational innovation needed to reach global forest restoration goals

The U.N. and other international organizations agree that forest restoration is a critical part of the…

Self-assembled artificial microtubule like LEGO building blocks

Simple LEGO bricks can be assembled to more complicated structures, which can be further associated into…

Sea lions yawn due to anxiety

Researchers have analysed these animals for 14 months, concluding that the frequency of their yawns increases…

The war on waste pickers

The man in the tattered shirt, biceps bulging as he pulls an enormous bag of waste…

Scientists create titanium parts using additive technologies

Manufacturing products from titanium and its alloys using traditional methods remains a complex technological task that…

Before we rush to rebuild after fires, we need to think about where and how

A primary school in East Gippsland was burnt down in the current bushfire crisis. While Premier…