Science Scope brings you the amazing discoveries, emerging research trends and innovative techniques to help solve business and technology problems now and in the future.
James Cameron, Kevin Costner, scientists, and Smart Planet readers all have ideas on how to either fix the leak or clean up the oil spill in the Gulf. Also, a comedy group made a parody video...
9 | June 11, 2010 1:24pm |
Researchers demonstrated that plastic antibodies could fight off a lethal toxin in living animals. The hope is to one day use the designer antibodies to fight off a number of viral infections and...
3 | June 11, 2010 12:20pm |
Harvard geneticist George Church has ambitious plans to sequence 100,000 genomes through his Personal Genome Project.
3 | June 10, 2010 8:35am |
Arizona State University researchers have developed a test that can identify unique chemical signatures in your blood that can tell you if a disease is progressing way before the symptoms pop up....
1 | June 9, 2010 8:06am |
Take a look at the environmental disaster underneath the surface and beyond.
1 | June 8, 2010 11:34am |
Startup company, GnuBio, can sequence DNA in tiny droplets. The inexpensive DNA sequencing method would drop the price of decoding a genome to $30 and would take just 10 hours to complete.
3 | June 7, 2010 9:48am |
Wearable Absence will make your clothing interact with you. If your heart starts racing, the clothes will sense how you feel and a digital memory will be sent your way.
June 4, 2010 1:59pm |
McMaster University researchers figure out how to stop superbugs from launching their potentially fatal attack. By identifying a chemical responsible for the bug's strength, the researchers were...
2 | June 4, 2010 9:14am |
Scientists are dropping sensors into the Gulf to predict where the oil will spread. Other researchers are finding evidence of oil hiding in underwater plumes.
June 3, 2010 7:51am |
The University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers can now sequence the structural variation in the genome. This might be a game changer in our understanding of human disease.
June 2, 2010 9:36am |
There is so much space junk. If the rubbish collided with satellites, communication systems could be disrupted.
10 | June 1, 2010 9:52am |
British scientists have figured out how to create copies of the colorful microscopic structures found in butterflies' wings. Researchers hope this technology could help encrypt optical signatures...
9 | May 31, 2010 4:32am |
So Craig Venter has created the first synthetic cell, but should he be able to patent it? The short answer is yes. But his patent applications are too broad.
17 | May 28, 2010 4:32am |
A British researcher implanted a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip into his hand and infected it with a PC virus.
5 | May 27, 2010 8:17am |
An American architecture professor has figured out how to grow bricks from bacteria, sand, and pee. The recipe for bacteria-based brick seems eco-friendly enough, but it might be difficult to...
9 | May 26, 2010 10:29am |
Australian researchers have created a seven atom transistor that could set the pace of computing. Enter this quantum leap.
6 | May 25, 2010 8:35am |
Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation rolled out with the design of YeZ, a leaf car that was inspired by the process of photosynthesis.
1 | May 24, 2010 2:07am |
College students can have their DNA tested to find out if they should avoid milk or drink less alcohol. As the argument over regulation of the consumer DNA test heats up, it's clear that...
4 | May 21, 2010 4:45am |
Swedish researchers have designed a breathalyzer for drugs.
3 | May 20, 2010 2:03am |
Researchers have figured out how to make infrared satellite imaging technology stronger, which could lead to better night vision goggles and medical devices.
May 19, 2010 5:56am |