Scientists are finally unspooling how spider silk works.
This new way of looking at cells is revolutionizing biochemistry.
Could help us build better nanobots
And it works kind of like CRISPR
Scanning electron love
The virus collects in deep pockets in the intestine, and spreads from cell to cell in part by touch.
Next-generation cancer therapies are notoriously expensive. But maybe not for long.
Bombarded with electrons and sealed in a vacuum, the noble tick survived the ordeal
Electrons were fooled into behaving as though they were in a magnetic field, with no magnets around
Nanosculpting a thousand times faster than ever before
New technology breaks the theoretical limit on how small we can see
Thinking of keeping a giant roach as a pet? Make sure it's infested with beneficial parasites first
Cloning the green goo's factories for producing light-sensitive proteins could lead to more effective treatments for certain types of blindness
Chemist turned stylist etches 3-D text onto human hair.
Lives often hang on Palenik's precise identification of a fiber or fleck of metal. In his workday, there's no room for error.
In his lab far from the scene of a crime, Skip Palenik forges unbreakable chains of evidence from dust & detritus. Let's watch the master at work.