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A brief introduction to the Gemini Observatory, its science, technology and the diversity of people that support the exploration of the universe from both hemispheres.
What do and don't we know about megathrust earthquakes? William D. Barnhart, assistant professor at The University of Iowa , answers the question on this edition of "Ask a Scientist."
National Science Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Washington uncover an almost 6,000-year record of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet's motion
According to Colorado State University scientists, the status quo of the U.S. pharmaceutical market may soon be turned on its head
A National Science Foundation-funded University of Washington study shows how intensive instruction changes brain circuitry in struggling readers
The whole tooth and nothing but the tooth, slipping into something solar, wet and dry disease and mucus modifications to save lives
As part of the University of Texas at Austin's Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program, science teachers from local elementary schools will participate in a seven-week program where they work alongside faculty and graduate students
Columbia engineers have made white paint whiter -- and cooler -- by removing white pigment and inventing a polymer coating, with nano- to microscale air voids, that acts as a spontaneous air cooler and can be fabricated, dyed and applied like paint
This sustainable agriculture research relies on a unique contribution from humans -- urine.
A recent study shows that in fire ant colonies, a small number of workers does most of the digging
Why does group categorization matter? Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at University of Washington and 2018 Alan T. Waterman Award recipient, answers the question on this edition of "Ask a Scientist."
An engineering breakthrough in Type 1 diabetes could help dogs and humans alike!
Researchers have designed and developed a thin, flexible device that wraps around an injured nerve and delivers electrical pulses at selected time points for days before the device harmlessly degrades in the body
Why is working memory so important to learning? Paul Morgan of Penn State University answers the question on this edition of "Ask a Scientist."
An international team of researchers has discovered that the gene FT -- the primary driver of the transition to flowering in plants each spring -- does something unexpected in Arabidopsis thaliana plants grown in natural environments, with implications for the artificial growing conditions scientists commonly used in the lab
Professor Karthik Ramani of Purdue University is joining forces with manufacturers to build virtual factories using augmented reality, so that they can test new labor-saving technologies in the virtual world before installing them in the real world
A team of scientists is developing fundamental computational techniques that will enable the design, implementation and evaluation of robots that encourage social and cognitive growth in children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental challenges.
Catching brain hijackers, landscaping for the birds, a mussel shell tell and faster protein sequencing