Soaring cost estimates are jeopardizing the U.S. contribution to ITER, the massive international fusion energy project.
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Innovations bring drug delivery and simplified production to bendy skinlike patches
Pentagon research aims to consolidate, invigorate biological research
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Synthetic biologists reprogram the genetic circuitry of bacteria to create "living materials" that assemble themselves.
Chromosome by chromosome, a global army of researchers and students is putting together the first synthetic eukaryote genome.
Agency disputes claim that its current solicitation has resulted in no award
The United States is winding down a $1 billion project to churn out protein structures. What will that mean for the field?
Early in April, Europe will launch the first satellite in its Copernicus program: a fleet of a dozen environmental monitoring spacecraft designed to study Earth's oceans, changes in land use, and atmosphere.
Advance makes neuroscientists rethink how the brain is organized
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First satellite tracking of juvenile loggerheads shows how they warm up to the Sargasso Sea
ITER, the international fusion reactor project in France, is reeling from an assessment that found serious problems with the project's leadership, management, and governance.
Wearable computer could beam diagnostic tests back to central computer
Researchers are collecting terabytes of recordings, from bird chirps to chainsaw roars. The emerging field of soundscape ecology has a lot to offer … and a lot to prove.
While one sequencing company breaks the $1000 genome barrier with high-end machines, another takes the first steps toward cheap, hand-held sequencers.
Online database will allow scientists to virtually peer through the world's first telescopes
In the wake of ignition milestone, physicists chat about their dreams for the National Ignition Facility
Galloping mechanical cheetahs, smartphone-powered ants, and swimming fish-bots amaze attendees
Company offers more data for novel device, but largely fails to impress genome conference
Touch-screen technology senses when nursing home residents take a tumble
Computer modeling gets under the skin of bodies in motion
Nation hopes to be the fourth to send humans into low-Earth orbit
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