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A brake for spinning molecules

Chemical reactions taking place in outer space can now be more easily studied on Earth. An international team of researchers from the University of...

High-fat diet late in pregnancy tied to child health risks

Mothers who eat high-fat foods during their last trimester might be putting their babies at increased risk of obesity later in life, researchers are...

Forgotten ape threatened by human activity, forest loss

The most detailed range-wide assessment of the bonobo (formerly known as the pygmy chimpanzee) ever conducted has revealed that this poorly known and endangered...

Like father, not like son

The song of songbirds is a learned, complex behavior and subject to strong selective forces. However, it is difficult to tease apart the influence of...

[email protected]: Neutron stars in the computer cloud

The combined computing power of 200,000 private PCs helps astronomers take an inventory of the Milky Way. The [email protected] project connects home and office PCs...

The heart of the plant

Food prices are soaring at the same time as the Earth's population is nearing 9 billion. As a result the need for increased crop yields is extremely important. New research led by Carnegie's Wolf Frommer into the system by which sugars...

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