One of humankind’s genetic cousins is baker’s yeast. That makes this humble yeast a perfect guinea pig for cancer research.
Plant photosynthesis depends on membranes, and human beings would be unable to hear without the eardrum. Could yet another membrane help rescue us from a climatic catastrophe?
Soon, your family doctor will no longer have to send blood or cancer cell samples to the laboratory.
For years, the whole world has looked up to the Japanese industry. Now, Toyota wants to learn about evaluating team organization from Norwegian researchers.
How can you cram trickling sprays of gold and a rotating flaming wheel into a little tiny tube – and much later, set it loose to explode in the sky?
Every night millions of people go to bed hungry. New genetic technology can help us feed the world by making inedible seeds more edible.
A one-hundred-year old institution is celebrating its centennial. But what’s the larger historical significance of this milestone?
There is a solution for the world’s insatiable energy needs. It is CO2-free and safe. And it’s located right under our feet.
They are not professionals, but they are specially trained: A ‘health army’ of foot soldiers saves the lives of children in areas without doctors.
Wireless sensor networks work well in monitoring the oceans. The concept has been tested and found to be watertight.
The world’s first prototype of a saline power plant demonstrates a simple – and surprising – principle: mixing freshwater and saltwater can produce electricity.
Maybe it looks like a giant arrow or a rocket, but this 13 metre-long, 80-tonne anchor is currently being tested as a new mooring concept for offshore installations.