The single-crystal gold nanowire probe is 50 times smaller and 1,000 times more sensitive than existing nerve probe needles.
Scientists have successfully combined NMR spectroscopy with an ingenious molecular dynamics simulation technique to model rapidly moving sugar chains.
With the discovery of a companion blue star, scientists have a better understanding of how supernovas form.
University spin-off develops multi-functional membranes that can be used in water filtration, chemical and food industries.
Scientists have identified the genes which allow Dehalococcoides bacteria to break down toxic chlorinated organic compounds.
Exploiting the differences between how male and female parasites put on fat could be one way to tackle drug-resistant malaria, scientists say.
A test of fundamental atomic models confirms that nickel-78 is a ‘doubly magic’ isotope.
Water—in the form of ice clouds—has been spotted on the coldest known brown dwarf beyond our solar system.
Scientists discover that flying reptiles first seen in a science-fiction film may really have existed hundreds of millions of years ago in China.
Modifying the surface texture between moving objects can generate sufficient gas pressure to cause levitation, scientists show.