Keratin, Pigment, Proteins from 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle Show Survival Trait Evolution
Fossil tissues show that a pigment-based survival trait common to modern sea turtles evolved at least 54 million years ago.
Tracing Subglacial Water Storage
Some 70 percent of the world’s population consumes water that has glacial input, so it’s important to understand how these icy giants operate.
Pass It On: Bacteria Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through Soil
Antibiotic resistance can be passed between bacteria in the environment, including in the soil.
Designer Biosensor Can Detect Antibiotic Production by Microbes
Researchers engineer designer biosensors that can detect antibiotic molecules
Stranded Cetacean? There’s an App for That
Introducing WhaleScale, the cetacean weight calculating app for iPhone.
Signal Flare – How Heart Muscle Cells Protect Themselves From Viral Invaders
The heart has a unique way to protect itself from viral invasion – a chemical first alert system that warns cells to arm themselves.
Nothing But the Tooth – What Dental Remains from Homo naledi Can Tell Us
What can dental development in Homo naledi fossils tell us about their evolution and the evolution of Homo sapiens?
Molecular Motors and Molecular Machines – a Q&A with Gufeng Wang
Researchers create light-driven, motorized molecules capable of drilling holes in membranes of individual cells.
Fatty Acids and Itchy Skin – a Q&A with Santosh Mishra
Researchers pinpoint previously unknown mediators for itch and pain in the skin.
Look Ma, No Hands: Researchers Use Vacuum for Hands-Free Patterning of Liquid Metal
NC State engineers have utilized vacuum to create a more efficient, hands-free method for filling complex microchannels with liquid metal.