3D printing is so last year: We''re onto 4D printing now
4D printing is unfolding as technology that takes 3D printing to an entirely new level.
Researchers build real-time tunable plasmon laser
(Phys.org)-A combined team of researchers from Northwestern and Duke Universities has succeeded in building a plasmon laser that is tunable in real-time. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the team describes how they built their device and to what uses it might be put.
Seattle building tops its green goals, makes energy to spare
When the Bullitt Center opened in Seattle''s Capitol Hill neighborhood two years ago, the six-story office building was hailed as one of the greenest on the planet.
Discovery of a protein capable of regulating DNA repair during sperm formation
Researchers have discovered that a cascade activation of several molecules triggered by the ATM protein regulates DNA repair during the production of spermatocytes by meiosis, the cell division process which yields spermatozoa.
Image: Sentinel-1A satellite images Florida
The peninsula sits between the Gulf of Mexico to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. The large body of water at the top of the image is the freshwater Lake Okeechobee. Covering about 1900 sq km, the lake is very shallow with a maximum depth of about 4 m.
Wedge of warm seawater known as ''the blob'' blamed for marine havoc
It''s called "the blob," and some blame it for the thousands of dead seabirds and emaciated sea lion pups that have washed ashore on California beaches since late last year.
Micro fingers for arranging single cells
Functional analysis of a cell, which is the fundamental unit of life, is important for gaining new insights into medical and pharmaceutical fields. For efficiently studying cell functions, it is essential to reconstruct cellular microenvironments by parallel manipulation of single cells. Various cel...
Apple Watch users to get health-related app choices
The world''s first watches ran on springs and could run hours behind. The newest watches will measure heart rate and even ask how you''re feeling.
The appeal of being anti-GMO
A team of Belgian philosophers and plant biotechnologists have turned to cognitive science to explain why opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has become so widespread, despite positive contributions GM crops have made to sustainable agriculture. In a paper published April 10 in Trend...