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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Ground-breaking sensors aboard NASA’s historic space telescope
After NASA launches the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) on a historic mission this December, scientists anticipate their first glimpse of ...
Monday, December 20, 2021
A superstar enzyme is ready for its close-up
This illustration features a cryo-EM “map” of the photosystem II complex. It is a 3D reconstruction, based on two-dimensional cryo-EM images...
AI Innovation Incubator to advance artificial intelligence for applied science
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has established the AI Innovation Incubator (AI3), a collaborative hub aimed at uniting expert...
PPPL unravels a puzzle to speed the development of fusion energy
Yichen Fu, center, lead author of the path-setting paper with co-authors Laura Xing Zhang and Hong Qin. Photos of Fu and Qin by Elle Starkma...
Measuring a quantum computer’s power just got faster and more accurate
Sandia National Laboratories has designed a faster, more accurate style of test for quantum computers, such as the one pictured here. Photo ...
New Technique Visualizes Every Pigment Cell of Zebrafish in 3D
3D image of melanin in a zebrafish sample captured by micro-computed tomography. Credit: Spencer R. Katz and Daniel J. Vanselow/Penn State C...
Omicron may be significantly better at evading vaccine-induced immunity, but less likely to cause severe disease
As the SARS-CoV-2 virus replicates and spreads, errors in its genetic code can lead to changes in the virus. On 26 Novembe r 2021, the World...
Researchers create artificial cell cortex, a system to study how cells divide
Animal cells are bound by a structure called a cell cortex—and this structure, researchers say, is a bit like a tent. A tent is constructed ...
Vaccine study flips traditional view of product scarcity driving demand
The first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are administered to Iowa State University health care employees on Friday, December 18, 2020...
Gum disease increases risk of other illness such as mental health and heart conditions
A University of Birmingham-led study shows an increased risk of patients developing illnesses including mental ill-health and heart conditio...
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