A glowing protein provides insight into how learning strengthens the ties between neurons.
Jennifer Chayes, managing director of the forthcoming Microsoft Research New England lab, talks about the importance of math to the Internet.
Australian researchers are developing a process that could lead to self-cleaning wool sweaters and silk ties.
Coating fats with dietary fiber may prevent their digestion.
Sheets of elastic, sticky polymers could replace sutures and provide long-term drug delivery.
New materials provide a potentially cheaper way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
A new initiative will work on cell-based toxicity tests for chemicals.
If consumers buy in to private wireless phone networks, the industry could save money.
Nanowires that convert motion into current could lead to textiles that can generate power.