New Approach Could Quickly Identify Best Organic Solar Cell Mixtures
Researchers aim to reduce “trial and error” aspect of solar cell production by reducing the time spent on finding the most efficient mixtures.
Bone Experts Offer How-To Video For Forensic Professionals
Researchers have created a how-to video to train forensic practitioners in using bone mineral density to extract more information from human remains.
Forensic Researchers Find Femur Offers Insight Into Age of Deceased
Forensic researchers have found a more accurate way to assess an individual’s age at death, based on the bone mineral density of the femur.
Placental Accumulation of Flame Retardant Chemical Alters Serotonin Production in Rat Offspring
New research shows flame retardants can have sex-specific effects on placental functions critical for brain development.
Persistent Photoconductivity Used to Stimulate Neurotypic Cells
Researchers have, for the first time, used a material’s persistent photoconductivity to stimulate neurotype cells.
Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences
Rodolphe Barrangou wins yet another prestigious award for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.
Why Don’t Turtles Still Have Tail Spikes? Researchers Explain Why Tail Weaponry is Rare
The evolution of tail weaponry in Ankylosaurus and Stegosaurus required a ‘perfect storm’ of traits that aren’t seen in living animals, which is why tail weaponry is rare even in the fossil record.
‘Decorated’ Stem Cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair
Cardiac stem cells 'decorated' with nanovesicles find heart attack injury sites and stay there, enhancing treatment's effectiveness.
Study Finds Diversity Boosts Innovation in U.S. Companies
A recent study finds taking steps to foster diversity makes a company more innovative, in terms of product innovations, patents created and citations on patents.
Radiation Therapy Algorithm Could Substantially Reduce Side Effects, Maintain Effect Against Tumors
New mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments could reduce patient side effects while delivering the same results as conventional radiation therapy.