Artificial Wombs and Spider Silk Hearts! Sci-Fi Biotech is Here

Artificial womb to serve as a surrogate mother, a heart made of spider silk protein, a nose “growing”... Read more

New Gene Therapy Gives Hope To People Born With Inherited Eye Disorder

The first successful gene therapy for an inherited form of blindness was recently reviewedby an expert panel of advisers... Read more

The Chemistry of Broccoli

Broccoli, like other green vegetables, gets greener when you start cooking it. Why is this, and why does... Read more

Genetically Modified Chickens Lay Cancer-Fighting Eggs

Researchers from Japan have bred genetically engineered chickens that lay eggs carrying interferon beta, a protein known to fight... Read more

The Man Who Tried to Read All the Books in the World

One man’s quest to create a library of everything, 500 years before Google Books was conceived, foreshadowed the... Read more

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Process Design of Water and Effluent Treatment Plants

Sean Moran details his new book "Process Design of Water and Effluent Treatment Plants". Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

‘Mini Liver Tumours’ Created In A Dish For The First Time

Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the... Read more

Food Science & Nutrition

Jet Fuel From Sugarcane? It’s Not A Flight Of Fancy

The aviation industry produces 2 percent of global human-induced carbon dioxide emissions. This share may seem relatively small – for... Read more

Life Sciences

Research Management – Europe and Beyond

Who are today's researcher managers? In this chapter download, author Susi Poli layouts out roles, professional development, and evolution to… Read more

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MIT Materials Day Symposium 2017: Frontiers in Materials Research

Editorial project manager Jennifer Pierce sums up this year’s MIT Materials Day Symposium Dr. Julia Phillips opened the... Read more

Social Sciences

Redefining ‘Safety’ For Self-Driving Cars

In early November, a self-driving shuttle and a delivery truck collided in Las Vegas. The event, in which no... Read more

Earth & Environmental Science

Each Volcano Has Unique Warning Signs That Eruption Is Imminent

Mount Agung in Bali has been thrusting ash thousands of feet into the sky for almost two weeks.... Read more

Materials Science

Fully Integrated Circuits Printed Directly Onto Fabric

Researchers have successfully incorporated washable, stretchable and breathable electronic circuits into fabric, opening up new possibilities for smart... Read more

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