Readability of Science Papers on Steady Decline, Study Finds
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Readability of Science Papers on Steady Decline, Study Finds

A new study by Pontus Plaven-Sigray and his colleagues at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden…

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Scientists find way to convert bad body fat into good fat
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Scientists find way to convert bad body fat into good fat

There’s good fat and bad fat in our bodies. The good fat helps burn calories,…

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Researchers hit the brakes on lethal brain cancers in mice
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Researchers hit the brakes on lethal brain cancers in mice

New research conducted in mice provides evidence that highly lethal brain tumors, called high-grade gliomas,…

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Chemists Make Playdough/Lego-Like Hybrid to Create Tiny Building Blocks
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Chemists Make Playdough/Lego-Like Hybrid to Create Tiny Building Blocks

Playdough and Legos are among the most popular childhood building blocks. But what could you…

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Researchers Discover the First Brainless Animal that Requires Sleep
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Researchers Discover the First Brainless Animal that Requires Sleep

Three PhD students at Caltech – Michael Abrams, Claire Bedbrook and Ravi Nath – had…

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Drug Combination May Improve Impact of Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer
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Drug Combination May Improve Impact of Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer

Checkpoint inhibitor-based immunotherapy has been shown to be very effective in recurrent and metastatic head…

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Firefly researchers mapping ‘world’s second-most interesting genome’
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Firefly researchers mapping ‘world’s second-most interesting genome’

Goodbye, fireflies. Fireflies have long inspired wonder. Their flashbulbs of light blink in warm backyards…

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Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction
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Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction

In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events, each…

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Highly precise wiring in the cerebral cortex
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Highly precise wiring in the cerebral cortex

Our brains house extremely complex neuronal circuits, whose detailed structures are still largely unknown. This…

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4 elements make 2-D optical platform
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4 elements make 2-D optical platform

Rice University scientists have discovered a two-dimensional alloy with an optical bandgap that can be tuned by…

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