Detection of the cancer microenvironment may soon become much easier with the help of a new molecular biosensor recently developed by a team of scientists.
Researchers have fabricated pressure sensors that use paper as the medium.
Researchers have uncovered previously unknown details about how changes in the brain contribute to changes in wellbeing.
Scientists have identified a new mechanism that slows down and may even prevent the natural ageing of immune cells – one of the nine ‘hallmarks of ageing’.
Researchers have studied how certain bacteria perform photosynthesis using low-energy light, which could be engineered into crops to boost production.
Scientists have used a systems genetics approach to unravel novel genetic and environmental modulators of bile acid homeostasis.
A new method allows scientists to determine all the molecules present in the lysosomes – the cell’s recycling centers – of mice.
A new diagnostic imaging technology developed is offering surgeons the ability to make cuts 10 times more precisely.
The findings have important implications for understanding the basic mechanisms of how organs form, which could aid efforts to diagnose and prevent birth defects.
The study could resolve one of the mysteries of Parkinson’s disease and lead to new strategies for treating or preventing the neurological disorder.
A collaborative effort has installed electronic “brains” on solar-powered robots that are 100 to 250 micrometers in size – smaller than an ant’s head.
Researchers have developed a unique type of nanoparticle called a “nanorattle” that greatly enhances light emitted from within its outer shell.
But these energetic wood-consuming insects could soon be moving toward the North Pole and South Pole as global temperatures warm from climate change, new research indicates.
Developed by chemical and materials science engineers, the material controls the flow of infrared radiation and is stable at temperatures of 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit in air.
In a proof-of-principle study researchers have shown that smartphones are capable of detecting blood oxygen saturation levels down to 70%.
A new study looks at the combined effects of air pollution and climate change.
Grooming decreases before death, but no evidence of increased aggression found.
A discovery made through computational comparison of genome databases -- proves it’s possible for that enzyme to work within the context of living cells.
It can be programmed to soak up contaminants from the environment or to catalyze biological reactions, among many possible applications.
Mechanical and spatial cues can also alter clustered bodies known as nucleoli, which reside inside the cell nucleus and regulate protein synthesis.
Study takes a detailed look at a group of proteins called sirtuins, linked to protection against cellular injury and aging, in these animals and across the rest of the animal kingdom.
Research reveals fundamental insights into how the environment processes ubiquitous chemicals found in our bodies and agriculture.
A better understanding of how they use their arms will aid efforts to develop next-generation, highly manipulative soft robots
Researchers devised an experiment that sheds light on the mechanism by which such processes might occur in real time.
Researchers have designed a new method to deliver a vaccine candidate for tuberculosis (TB).
Scientists have created a ‘digital mask’ that will allow facial images to be stored in medical records.
Scientists have discovered that water in a one-molecule layer acts like neither a liquid nor a solid.
Scientists at EPFL have developed an implantation technique that allows unprecedented optical access to the “spinal cord” of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster.
Scientists have gotten bacteria to spontaneously take up fluorescent carbon nanotubes for the first time.
A new paper based on exploration by the NASA's Curiosity Mars rover describes how dramatically different geology on Mars works from that on Earth.