Researchers design and synthesize a material with very low thermal conductivity, which could be used to convert waste heat to electricity.
Meeri Kim, Contributor
Unexpectedly warm water may explain how North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles get from Japan to Baja California.
Carolina Cuellar, Contributor
New models may help people who are blind learn molecular structures.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
The ultra-reflective paint could help keep buildings cool without air conditioning.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
The new approach can separate different metals in electronic waste using only air and high temperatures.
Meredith Fore, Contributor
Global study reveals microbial diversity of sourdough starters.
Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor
Milk proteins grown in the laboratory could be a more sustainable alternative to the cow’s udder, but the science behind it is still maturing.
Benjamin Plackett, Contributor
By collecting blowflies and analyzing their gut contents, researchers hope to peek at sites that are difficult or dangerous to access.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Researchers use infrared light and sophisticated statistics to recognize origin of blood left at possible crime scenes.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Researchers converted a plastic bag and bottle cap into a type of chemical used in pharmaceuticals, detergents, paints and other products.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Samuel Acheampong is using the Nobel Prize-recognized technique to tweak the genes of traditional Ghanaian crops.
Catherine Meyers, Editor
CRISPR-Cas9 tool helps scientists edit DNA.
Catherine Meyers, Editor