04/13/2017 11:37:59
Robert Perkins
New eye implants from the lab of Hyuck Choo are an order of magnitude smaller than previous designs and use a new material that improves their longevity.
Illustration
04/06/2017 13:47:37
A new technique helped NASA spacecraft detect a previously unseen phenomenon in the plasma in the earth's magnetosphere.
NASA visualization
03/30/2017 14:27:59
Robert Perkins
A new study adds 41 new types of cyanobacteria, and helps pin down when in history they "invented" oxygen-producing photosynthesis.
Bacterial mats
03/29/2017 10:35:08
Lori Dajose
Perturbations in "face patch" regions of the brain affect the perception of faces and other objects.
Images of mens faces, and images of clocks, teapots, and oranges.
03/29/2017 10:03:42
Whitney Clavin
In the Exoplanet Technology Laboratory, researchers have been developing new ways to search exoplanets for biosignatures.
TMT
03/20/2017 10:09:51
Lori Dajose
Lamprey have an ancient and unexpected mechanism for developing neurons in the gut.
A side view of the lamprey gut, showing many large serotonergic neurons (green) sitting on the side of the gut.
03/14/2017 14:42:58
Robert Perkins
A new study suggests that efficient nutrient consumption by plankton in the Southern Ocean drove carbon sequestration in the deep ocean during the ice ages.
Fossils
03/06/2017 17:21:34
Robert Perkins
New minerals found in the Khatyrka meteorite, famed for containing the only known naturally occurring quasicrystals.
Minerals
03/06/2017 12:00:25
Robert Perkins
Combining computational with experimental approaches, researchers identify 12 new materials with potential use in solar fuels generators.
03/01/2017 14:58:50
Robert Perkins
A new computer model from Caltech shows how sea ice can freeze icebergs together into a bulwark against glacial movement—and how thinning sea ice can suddenly break apart.
photo of icebergs
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