Science research news
Found 50 science articles.
For older articles, see the archives.
Teleconnection between the tropical Pacific and Antarctica

The higher the seawater temperature in the tropical Pacific, the more likely ice breakup will occur in East Antarctica, according to a Hokkaido University researcher.

Read more of the article entitled 'Teleconnection between the tropical Pacific and Antarctica '

Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
New timeline proposed for plate tectonics

Graphic shows plate tectonics began far later than other theories propose, adding to the ongoing debate.

Read more of the article entitled 'New timeline proposed for plate tectonics'

Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
At Last: Beautiful, consistent carbon belts

Chemists have tried to synthesize carbon nanobelts for more than 60 years, but none have succeeded until now. A team at Nagoya University reported the first organic synthesis of a carbon nanobelt in Science. Carbon nanobelts are expected to serve as a useful template for building carbon nanotubes and open a new field of nanocarbon science.

Read more of the article entitled 'At Last: Beautiful, consistent carbon belts'

Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
Printed ‘coffee rings’ avoided with nanofibers

Cellulose nanofibers can help particles in ink and printed electronics disperse evenly, rather than spread apart like dried coffee rings.

Read more of the article entitled 'Printed ‘coffee rings’ avoided with nanofibers '

Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
The cancer-killing power of plants

Researchers are uncovering specific ways that plant extracts target and kill cancerous cells in the breast and colon.

Read more of the article entitled 'The cancer-killing power of plants'

Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
Create Account...