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Found 60 articles for May 2017.
 
Witchweed: destructive by nature
16-May-2017

Scientists in Japan have designed a synthetic molecule that gives new insight into how a destructive weed might be detecting its host crops.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University Category: Science
 
Making molecules that twinkle
16-May-2017

A single-step process transforms carbon dioxide into star-shaped molecules that are promising building blocks for useful polymeric materials.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Science
 
The brighter side of twisted polymers
16-May-2017

Conjugated polymers designed with a twist produce tiny, brightly fluorescent particles with broad applications.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Diverse populations make rational collective decisions
17-May-2017

Understanding how ant colonies make collective decisions could provide insight into the functioning of the human brain.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Large volcanic eruption may have caused the first mass extinction
17-May-2017

Researchers in the USA and Japan say they may have found the cause of the first mass extinction of life.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
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