Culminating a 33-year odyssey, scientists this week reported a milestone in type 1 diabetes: evidence that it can be held off ...
Russia's beleaguered space science program is hoping for a rare triumph this month. Spektr-RG, an x-ray satellite to be launched on 21 June from Kazakhstan, aims to map all of the estimated 100,000 ...
1 Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. 2 Department of Astronomy, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA. 3 NASA Ames Research ...
Renewals of two diabetes grants held by Megan Sykes (right) of Columbia University could be held up by a new federal policy scrutinizing fetal tissue research. PHOTO: MICHAEL DIVITO Megan Sykes, an ...
Suitably engineered graphene-based materials could potentially be used to make water-separation membranes for applications such as desalination. Graphene-based materials with water-permeable pores can ...
A congressional proposal to expand the range of inventions eligible for a U.S. patent is drawing protest from scientific societies and patient advocates. The draft bill, released last month by a ...
Data from the Cassini mission (1–3) suggest that Saturn's rings and small moons, such as Pandora and Prometheus, formed in the past two billion years. On the other hand, a compilation of century-long ...
How We Teach Science: What's Changed, and Why It Matters John L. Rudolph Harvard University Press, 2019. 316 pp. The reviewer is at the Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, ...
The Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn provided a close-up study of the gas giant planet, as well as its rings, moons, and magnetosphere. The Cassini spacecraft arrived at Saturn in 2004, dropped the ...
A mission to probe winds deep inside hurricanes, where most satellites cannot see and few aircraft venture, is showing signs of success despite an unexpected obstacle linked to tensions in the Middle ...
1 Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, USA. 2 Stanford Law School, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. Contrary to the assertions of some patent scholars that scientists never read ...
Saul Kassin has studied interrogations by observing them and simulating them in the lab. PHOTO: DREW GURIAN At 16, Huwe Burton confessed to killing his mother. He was still in shock from discovering ...