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A molecular approach to solar power

It’s an obvious truism, but one that may soon be outdated: The problem with solar power is that sometimes the sun doesn’t shine. Now a...

Self-Healing Engineered Muscle Grown in the Laboratory

Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates into mice quickly,...

A new angle on controlling light

System could provide first method for filtering light waves based on direction. Light waves can be defined by three fundamental characteristics: their color (or wavelength),...

Adult day-care services boost beneficial stress hormones in caregivers

Family caregivers show an increase in the beneficial stress hormone DHEA-S on days when they use an adult day care service for their relatives...

Play it again: How the brain recognizes familiar music

Research from McGill University reveals that the brain's motor network helps people remember and recognize music that they have performed in the past better...

Two-dimensional material shows promise for optoelectronics

A team of MIT researchers has used a novel material that’s just a few atoms thick to create devices that can harness or emit...

Tiny cracks may hold the secret to stronger glass

Glass of the future may not be the same brittle material we know. Researchers from McGill University in Montreal have shown how glass can be...
Fighting couple love romance

Mean Talk Aside, Happy Couples Can Get a Big Resolution to...

Being critical, angry and defensive isn't always a bad thing for couples having a big disagreement -- provided they are in a satisfying relationship....

Study Shows Babies Can Catch Stress from Their Mothers

Babies not only pick up on their mother’s stress, but they also show corresponding physiological changes, according to a UC San Francisco-led study. “Our research...

Coming soon: Technology for safer driving

Windshields may highlight road signs and potential hazards Some automotive experts say that cars will virtually drive themselves some day. But until that day comes, drivers...

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