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Japanese Artists Used Nanometer-Thin Gold Leaf

Japanese Artists Used Nanometer-Thin Gold Leaf

X-ray fluorescence shows that ancient Japanese artists worked with delicate nanometer-thin gold leaf.

100,000 Dpi Nanoprinting Achieved

100,000 Dpi Nanoprinting Achieved

Super resolution, full color printing is now be possible with a new nanoplasmonic printing method using aluminum disks that can reach 100,000 dpi.

Newly Discovered Wasp Uses Dead Ants To Protect Nest

Newly Discovered Wasp Uses Dead Ants To Protect Nest

The ‘Bone-house Wasp’ uses the scent of dead ants to deter parasitic invaders, study shows.

Tibetans Breathe Easy With Gene From Extinct Humans

Tibetans Breathe Easy With Gene From Extinct Humans

A specific mutation in the EPAS1 gene inherited from extinct hominids known as Denisovans could have helped Tibetans adapt to life at high altitudes.

Antivirals Reduce Liver Disease Risk

Antivirals Reduce Liver Disease Risk

Two independent studies show that treating hepatitis B early with antiviral drugs can reduce the risk of developing liver disease.

KAIST Researchers Invent Self-Powered Pacemaker

KAIST Researchers Invent Self-Powered Pacemaker

The self-powered heart pacemaker could reduce the need for repeated surgery to replace batteries.

Scientists Develop Vaccine Against Top Bacterial Killer

Scientists Develop Vaccine Against Top Bacterial Killer

The vaccine against Group A Streptococcus bacteria that can cause flesh-eating disease and heart damage is now in pre-clinical trials.

Tracking Environmental Lead Levels With Coral

Tracking Environmental Lead Levels With Coral

In the absence of monitoring data, scientists have turned to corals to determine the level of lead circulating in the Indian Ocean.

Feeder-Free Stem Cells With CCL2

Feeder-Free Stem Cells With CCL2

Stem cells are now one step closer to the clinic, thanks to the development of feeder-free culture methods using the chemokine CCL2.

Ghost Imaging To Improve Security

Ghost Imaging To Improve Security

More commonly applied to image reconstruction, scientists have now used ghost imaging to make data storage and transmission more secure.