12/08/2017 11:39:21
Whitney Clavin
Striped patterns of electrical charges may help crack mystery of high-temperature superconducting materials.
Illustration shows the “rivers of charge”
12/06/2017 09:00:18
Lori Dajose
New techniques in DNA self-assembly allow researchers to create the largest to-date customizable patterns with nanometer precision on a budget.
12/04/2017 08:03:02
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
12/01/2017 11:17:41
Robert Perkins
Underwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
Ocean ice
11/29/2017 10:02:50
Whitney Clavin
For the first time, scientists have created bacteria that can make compounds with boron-carbon bonds.
Artist's concept of boron meeting carbon
11/22/2017 12:13:04
Robert Perkins
An empirical model of 55 of California's major reservoirs reveals how they respond to shifting drought conditions and to one another.
Shasta
11/20/2017 12:02:41
Lori Dajose
How a species of fly subverted nature to forage in a caustic underwater habitat
11/20/2017 10:23:00
Robert Perkins
Caltech team found why high-energy electrons can leak out of an LED before emitting light, leading to efficiency loss.
LEDs
11/16/2017 10:13:22
Emily Velasco
Michael Ewens of Caltech and Richard Townsend of UC San Diego examined data for nearly 18,000 start-ups and found that companies started by women have a harder time finding funding because male investors prefer companies started by men.
Graphic showing a woman being held back by sexism while men advance
11/14/2017 09:00:11
Whitney Clavin
The latest workhorse camera at Palomar Observatory will scan the majority of the night sky every night, looking for cosmic events as they happen.
ZTF First Light image
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