Research and development
The clever design of nano-"hashtags" creates ideal conditions for the measurement of Majoranas, say researchers.
Even before they know what words mean, babies can recognize that certain words are more alike in their meaning than others. And they learned it from us.
"Groundwater represents a bank...when we take a withdrawal from that bank, we have to hope there are deposits making up for our withdrawal..."
"This insect is a leaf eater largely because of these bacteria...And the bacteria have actually become developmentally integrated into the insect's body."
"Cutting the NIH budget could dismantle our ability to address real problems."
The thick proteins that help our muscles contract have precise lengths, but biologists weren't sure about how that happens. Now they have proof.
"Nature has evolved catalytic tools that would enable chemists to build molecules that we can't easily build just using traditional chemistry."
Study explains how droplets can “levitate” on liquid surfaces. A drop or two of cold cream in hot coffee can go a long way toward improving one’s morning. But what if the two liquids didn’t mix?
New evidence shows that at least some of the weight gain that plagues modern humans is predetermined.
The creators of a tool to evaluate gender bias in movie scripts offer 800 of their rankings online. See how your favorite films stack up.
The value of products we’ve seen in the recent past influences how much people say they’ll pay for other items, a new study suggests.
Many of California's birds appear to be adapting to climate change by breeding between five and 12 days earlier now than they did 75 to 100 years ago, according to a new study by Berkeley researchers.
On World Diabetes Day, the United Nations health agency has said that women – especially those in low-income countries – are particularly vulnerable to diabetes, a condition that can be prevented or delayed with medication, regular screening and healthier lives.
A new mathematical model zooms in on how influential individuals sway groups to disregard the truth and adopt false positions.
The flu can be deadly—particularly after you've fended off a serious initial infection.