Fiber-based imaging spectrometer captures record amounts of data

Researchers have developed a new compact, fiber-based imaging spectrometer for remote sensing that can capture 30,000…

New measurement device: Carbon dioxide as geothermometer

For the first time, it is now possible to measure, simultaneously and with extreme precision, four…

Zebrafish help researchers explore alternatives to bone marrow donation

Blood diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma are currently treated with bone marrow transplants—a transfer of…

Synthetic biologists hack bacterial sensors

Rice University synthetic biologists have hacked bacterial sensing with a plug-and-play system that could be used…

Size is everything, ecologist finds

Natural ecosystems are as vulnerable as they are diverse. Environmental changes such as climate change, pollution…

SABER tech gives DNA and RNA visualization a boost

Researchers have been using “Fluorescence in situ hybridization” (FISH) analysis for decades to literally fish for…

Preparing low-income communities for hurricanes begins with outreach

Governments seeking to help their most vulnerable residents prepare for hurricanes and other disasters should create…

High-quality jadeite tool discovered in underwater ancient salt works in Belize

Anthropologists discovered a tool made out of high-quality translucent jadeite with an intact rosewood handle at…

Climate change has long-term impact on species adaptability

Historic climate change events can have a lasting impact on the genetic diversity of a species,…

Key acid-activated protein channel identified

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a long-sought protein, the proton-activated chloride channel (PAC), that is activated…