A nanowire membrane that sops up oil while repelling water could be used for cleaning up oil spills.
Compounds that trigger the growth of new brain cells might help treat depression.
Whrrl combines activity recommendations with real-time location data.
A new material can break through a cell membrane without killing the cell.
Researchers have discovered that if the films coating medical devices are soft enough, bacteria won't stick to them.
A new kind of robot can cling to walls and relax its grip.
A new system from Microsoft turns virtually any surface into a multitouch display.
A monkey is able to feed itself with a robotic arm.
A 1.4 million gallon demonstration-scale plant will use waste biomass to make biofuel.
Scientists witness the birth of an HIV particle as it happens.