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Method Rapidly Reconstructs Animal’s Development (Video)

Method Rapidly Reconstructs Animal's Development

If researchers could watch an embryo’s cells develop in real time, they might be able to understand, track, and ultimately prevent, the formation of mutations and diseases in human infants. Recently, researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus, have taken the first step toward doing just that. Read More »

New Laser sensor could lead way to handheld bomb-detectors

New Laser sensor could lead way to handheld bomb-detectors

A team of researchers led by Xiang Zhang, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, has created a lasing plasmon explosives-sniffing nanosensor that is free of metal losses and operates at a scale far below the diffraction limit for visible light.1 The sensor consists of a layer of the semiconductor cadmium sulfide on top of a silver ... Read More »