Novel NRL instrument enhances ability to measure nuclear materials

Researchers with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) designed and built an instrument called NAUTILUS to…

Visible light and nanoparticle catalysts produce desirable bioactive molecules

Northwestern University chemists have used visible light and extremely tiny nanoparticles to quickly and simply make…

Lost Lou Reed recording for Andy Warhol discovered by Cornell musicologist

Twelve previously unreleased songs by Hall of Fame artist Lou Reed have been discovered on a…

Researchers double sorghum grain yield to improve food supply

Plant scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS), in their…

Study considers double-edged sword of trust in regulatory agencies' monitoring of firms

Governmental and third-party regulatory agencies (e.g., the Securities and Exchange Commission and independent auditing firms) are…

Two million-year-old ice provides snapshot of Earth's greenhouse gas history

Two million-year old ice from Antarctica recently uncovered by a team of researchers provides a clearer…

Were those experiment results really so predictable? These researchers aim to find out

They say that hindsight is 20-20, and perhaps nowhere is that more true than in academic…

Too real, or too fake? Female Instagram influencers in 'authenticity bind'

Female Instagram influencers—whose livelihoods depend on their numbers of followers, views and likes—endure criticism and harassment…

Twisted physics: Magic angle graphene produces switchable patterns of superconductivity

Last year, scientists demonstrated that twisted bilayer graphene—a material made of two atom-thin sheets of carbon…

Bundlemers (new polymer units) could transform industries

From tires to clothes to shampoo, many ubiquitous products are made with polymers, large chain-like molecules…