New material marks a milestone in researchers' quest for energy efficiency
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After a long and successful career, a biochemist is shocked when his grants aren't renewed—and he seeks alternatives to stay in the game.
Innovations bring drug delivery and simplified production to bendy skinlike patches
Researchers chart a new path to biofuels
Curiosity rover team members are now reasonably confident that contaminants brought from Earth cannot entirely explain certain carbon compounds Curiosity spotted in martian rock.
Metal seeded growth of marine organisms that sucked greenhouse gas from the air
Converting natural gas into liquids could lead to greener, and cheaper, fuel and chemicals
Tiny imperfection could help solve geological mystery
New approach could determine the purity of the beef you eat
Oceanographers have released a digital atlas containing remarkably detailed maps of ocean chemistry.
Molecules look like molecular rosettes
$300 million international collaboration offers unusually detailed look at marine pollution, key trace elements
Scientists solve puzzle of Atacama Desert's extraordinary deposits
Researchers make powerful artificial muscles from ordinary plastic fibers
Growing crystals on curved surfaces changes their shape
37,000 volunteers co-author paper on RNA folding
Michael Skinner's claim that chemicals can cause changes to gene expression that persist across multiple generations of animals has stirred excitement—and outrage.
Biomedical imaging technique could aid conservation, spot forgeries
Lab tests suggest how complex, carbon-bearing substances can form in deep space
Researchers create transparent surface that displays video
Precision sensors made from carbon nanotubes mimic animal whiskers
As U.S. farm exports soar, so does concern about ammonia pollution.
Device is a new contender for storing renewable power in the electric utility grid
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