Smallest-ever magnetic vortexes mark step toward new digital memory
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Smallest-ever magnetic vortexes mark step toward new digital memory

Magnetic materials contain atoms that act like miniature versions of a classic bar magnet, with…

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Keeping kidney stones at bay during space flights
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Keeping kidney stones at bay during space flights

A new, painless, non-invasive procedure that harnesses ultrasound technology to reposition kidney stones, in an…

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Citroën introduced glasses that can help dealing with motion sickness
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Citroën introduced glasses that can help dealing with motion sickness

Genes as Parasites
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Genes as Parasites

Parasites exist not only in the plant and animal kingdoms, they are also a part…

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High-power electronics keep their cool with new heat-conducting crystals
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High-power electronics keep their cool with new heat-conducting crystals

The inner workings of high-power electronic devices must remain cool to operate reliably. High internal…

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Viagra could be prescribed to women in labour – children could be born healthier?
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Viagra could be prescribed to women in labour – children could be born healthier?

Drug testing process is long and tedious. Not only new medicine has to be tested…

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Why are Neuron Axons Long and Spindly?
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Why are Neuron Axons Long and Spindly?

A team of bioengineers at UC San Diego has answered a question that has long…

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How antifreeze proteins stop ice cold
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How antifreeze proteins stop ice cold

How do insects survive harsh northern winters? Unlike mammals, they don’t have thick coats of…

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15-minutes of exercise creates optimal brain state for mastering new motor skills
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15-minutes of exercise creates optimal brain state for mastering new motor skills

A laser with a nose? This laser beam can sniff out different gases
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A laser with a nose? This laser beam can sniff out different gases

Lasers are good for pointing at stuff, cutting, playing games and doing science. But did…

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