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Liquid-Gated Membranes Filter Water With Higher Efficiency, Longer Time to Foul

Filtering and treating water, both for human consumption and to clean industrial and municipal wastewater, accounts for about 13 percent…

Lindsay Brownell, Wyss Institute Communications

Scientists Paint a New Comprehensive Picture on How Humans Think

It is one of the most fundamental questions in neuroscience: How do humans think? Until recently, we seemed far from…

Bettina Hennebach, Max Planck Institute

New Battery Design Extends the Life of Low-Cost, Lightweight Batteries

New battery design could greatly extend the shelf life of single-use metal-air batteries for electric vehicles, off-grid storage, and other…

David L. Chandler, MIT News Office

NASA Satellites Map California Wildfires from Space

California continues to be plagued by wildfires — including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in…

Esprit Smith, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Stunning Exoplanet Beta Pictoris B Time-Lapse Images

ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured an unprecedented series of images showing the passage of the exoplanet Beta Pictoris…

Calum Turner, European Southern Observatory

Watch How Cells Cooperate to Grow Hair, Replace Skin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8nrRlGOKvQ In a little more than a month, the lab of Yale geneticist Valentina Greco has produced three high-profile research papers describing…

Bill Hathaway, Yale University

Burnt Toast and Dinosaur Bones Have a Common Trait

Burnt toast and dinosaur bones have a common trait, according to a new, Yale-led study. They both contain chemicals that,…

Jim Shelton, Yale University

Astronomers Reveal Cold Molecular Gas Pumped by a Black Hole

Most galaxies lie in clusters containing from a few to thousands of other galaxies. Our Milky Way, for example, belongs…

Tyler Jump, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

NASA’s Fermi Mission Shows How Luck Favors the Prepared

In 2017, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope played a pivotal role in two important breakthroughs occurring just five weeks apart.…

Francis Reddy, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

Hubble Image of the Week – Of Bent Time and Jellyfish

At first glance, a bright blue crescent immediately jumps out of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image: is it a…

Mathias Jäger, ESA/Hubble

Astronomers Witness Slow Death of Neighbouring Dwarf Galaxy

The new peer-reviewed study of the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), which is a tiny fraction of the size and mass…

Gabby Russell, CSIRO

Researchers Find New Pathway to Regulate Immune Response

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have found a potential new pathway to regulate immune response and potentially…

Louisa Kellie, University of Texas

NASA IceBridge Flight Spots Massive Antarctic Iceberg B-46

NASA’s Operation IceBridge on Wednesday, November 7, flew over an iceberg that is three times the size of Manhattan –…

Kate Ramsayer and Patrick Lynch, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

SOFIA Unravels the Mysterious Formation of Star Clusters

The sun, like all stars, was born in a giant cold cloud of molecular gas and dust. It may have…

Nicholas A. Veronico, NASA Ames Research Center

JunoCam Captures Magnificent View of Jupiter’s North-North Temperate Belt

A multitude of magnificent, swirling clouds in Jupiter's dynamic North North Temperate Belt is captured in this image from NASA's…

Tony Greicius, NASA

Neuroscientists Identify Brain Activity Pattern Linked to Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, a brain disorder that produces hallucinations, delusions, and cognitive impairments, usually strikes during adolescence or young adulthood. While some…

Anne Trafton, MIT News Office

Scientists Create a Soundtrack of the Mars Sunrise

Scientists have created the soundtrack of the 5,000th Mars sunrise captured by the robotic exploration rover, Opportunity, using data sonification…

Jamie Forsyth, Anglia Ruskin University

European-Built Orion Spacecraft Service Module Arrives in the USA

The powerhouse that will help NASA’s Orion spacecraft venture beyond the Moon is stateside. The European-built service module that will…

Kathryn Hambleton​, NASA