Oct. 25, 2018News
We know that antibiotics treat bacterial infections. We also know why they work. Tetracycline antibiotics, for example, stop bacteria from making protein. Like a boot on a wheel, the drugs bind to the bacterial cell's ribosome, where ...
Feb. 18, 2016News
Synthetic biologists are learning to turn microbes and unicellular organisms into highly productive factories by re-engineering their metabolism to produce valued commodities such as fine chemicals, therapeutics and biofuels.
Aug. 12, 2014Science
Super-resolution microscopy has changed the way we look at biology by allowing imaging below the diffraction-limit of light. However, most implementations require specialized equipment or buffer conditions and multiplexed imaging remains ...
Feb. 20, 2014News
Free of dyes but colorful: A team of American and Korean researchers is the first to develop non-iridescent, structural, full-spectrum pigments, whose color is independent of the viewing angle, for use in reflective displays. The ...
Jan. 13, 2014News
The winners of the Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award 2013 have been announced:
Sep. 01, 2013News
On Thursday night, September 12, the 2013 Ig Nobel Prize winners will be announced - and showered with applause and paper airplanes - at Harvard University. They will be honored for achievements that first make people LAUGH, and then make ...
Jul. 26, 2012News
President Barack Obama announced the names of 96 women and men who will receive the United States government's highest honor for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers--the Presidential Early ...
Oct. 10, 2011News
The World University Rankings 2011-2012 by Times Higher Education was released and the full list of the Top 400 World Universities can be found here.
Sep. 20, 2011News
Nanotechnology instrument manufacturer Izon Science will host the Inter-University Nanotechnology Measurement Championships in Cambridge, Massachusetts tomorrow (Sept 21). Contestants from Harvard University, MIT, Boston University and the ...
Sep. 02, 2011News
The Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University released the 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), marking its 9th consecutive year of measuring the performance of top universities worldwide.
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