Predictive kinetic model paves the way for designing microbial factories

The microbe E. coli gets a bad rap in the food industry, but in the chemical…

Research suggests climate change affecting plants above ground more than below

It's a long way between central Pennsylvania and Greenland—at least 2,000 miles—but Laura Radville came to…

Compact CRISPR systems found in some of world’s smallest microbes

UC Berkeley scientists have discovered simple CRISPR systems similar to CRISPR-Cas9—a gene-editing tool that has revolutionized…

New molecular map reveals how cells spew out potassium

New research from Roderick MacKinnon's Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics at The Rockefeller University has determined,…

Winter issue of OSCAR News now available

E-members of AMSAT-UK can now download the Winter edition of OSCAR News here. In this edition…

Image: Pandora up close

This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is one of the highest-resolution views ever taken of Saturn's…

Devices that convert heat into electricity one step closer to reality

The same researchers who pioneered the use of a quantum mechanical effect to convert heat into…

Researchers achieve ultimate resolution limit in fluorescence microscopy

It is the holy grail of light microscopy: improving the resolving power of this method such…

LIGO discovery named Science’s 2016 Breakthrough of the Year

The scientific journal, Science, has chosen as its 2016 Breakthrough of the Year the discovery of…

Existence of a short-lived tetraneutron predicted

A research team at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, using new interaction between neutrons, has theoretically…