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Scientists use brain scans to reveal find out how social network popularity is linked to brain size.
October 19, 2011, 9:42 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
In an example of crowdsourced science, a group of citizens has discovered 22 radioactive “hot spots” in Tokyo, which is 160 miles from Fukushima.
October 19, 2011, 3:00 AM PDT | By Laura Shin
Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon researchers unveil OmniTouch, a system that turns hands, walls, pads of paper and more into touchscreens.
October 17, 2011, 8:59 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
A new technique could someday allow doctors to treat genetic diseases with a patient’s own cells.
October 16, 2011, 7:16 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
Stanford researchers are measuring the impacts that happen on the football field by giving the football players mouth guards that can understand what positions may be more dangerous and help them...
October 14, 2011, 11:38 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Researchers have discovered the world’s largest virus, which has 112 times the number of genes of the average flu virus.
October 13, 2011, 7:07 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
With the Google partnership, DNAnexus aims to bring DNA databases to the browser.
October 13, 2011, 4:48 PM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
If you’re an unemployed, evolutionary biologist looking for a post-doc gig, this may be the perfect job for you. Jack Horner is looking for someone who isn’t afraid to think - and who would...
October 12, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
In the latest round of graphene discoveries, researchers are finding that graphene can respond to light and be built to replace the silicon chip.
October 10, 2011, 11:18 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Cornell graduate student Zac Manchester hopes to raise enough money to launch 100 chip-sized satellites into space.
October 10, 2011, 9:11 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson