Research News

07/17/2018 09:16:26
Robert Perkins
A close look at the way dragonfly larvae propel themselves could one day yield better prosthetic heart valves.
Plume
07/09/2018 08:03:26
Whitney Clavin
By combining ultrasound, gene therapy, and synthetic drugs, researchers have figured out a way to noninvasively control the brain.
Artwork of brain circuits
07/05/2018 09:17:40
Lori Dajose
Caltech scientists have developed an artificial neural network out of DNA that can recognize highly complex and noisy molecular information.
Conceptual illustration of a droplet containing an artificial neural network made of DNA that has been designed to recognize complex and noisy molecular information, represented as 'molecular handwriting.'
07/03/2018 15:13:34
Data from NuSTAR show that a well-studied luminous star is accelerating particles to high energies.
Picture of Eta Carinae
07/03/2018 03:17:20
Emily Velasco
Researchers examine testosterone's effect on men's desire for goods that are considered to have social cachet.
Two men sit in a Porsche while a police officer talks to them. A few more officers stand nearby, looking on.
06/29/2018 11:24:49
Robert Perkins
ECOSTRESS, an Earth science instrument built by JPL, is headed to the International Space Station.
Launch
06/28/2018 14:22:55
Emily Velasco
The approach is a step toward developing a tool for diagnosing conditions like autism, schizophrenia, and anxiety
An artist's rendering of a human brain in front of a background of scientific imagery
06/28/2018 11:57:09
Emily Velasco
Engineering graduate students have developed an implantable pressure sensor for the human eye that lasts much longer than anything that came before it.
A new pressure-sensing implant for the eye on top of a dime for scale.
06/21/2018 09:46:45
Robert Perkins
Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.
Lights
06/20/2018 14:03:06
Robert Perkins
Marco Bernardi and David Hsieh rule out a commonly held belief about a promising solar cell material
Solar cells