Synthesizing a new class of bio-inspired, light-capturing nanomaterials

Inspired by nature, researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), along with collaborators from Washington State…

Researchers trace path of light in photosynthesis

Three billion years ago, light first zipped through chlorophyll within tiny reaction centers, the first step…

New technology enables rapid sequencing of entire genomes of plant pathogens

Next-generation sequencing technology has made it easier than ever for quick diagnosis of plant diseases. “It’s…

Teachers' gender, sexuality, and age affect perceptions of sexual misconduct of students

The United States has witnessed a steep rise in reports, arrests, and media coverage of teachers’…

Glaciologists measure, model hard glacier beds, write slip law to estimate glacier speeds

The field photos show the hard, rough country that some glaciers slide over: rocky domes and…

Scientists discover faster way to manufacture vascular materials

Developing self-healing materials is nothing new for Nancy Sottos, lead of the Autonomous Materials Systems Group…

New cyanobacteria species spotlights early life

Cyanobacteria are one of the unsung heroes of life on Earth. They first evolved to perform…

New research shows: Antoni van Leeuwenhoek led rivals astray

A microscope used by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to conduct pioneering research contains a surprisingly ordinary lens,…

Fibre-optics used to take the temperature of Greenland Ice Sheet

Scientists have used fibre-optic sensing to obtain the most detailed measurements of ice properties ever taken…

Solar wind from the center of the Earth

High-precision noble gas analyses indicate that solar wind particles from our primordial Sun were encased in…