Electronic voting machines promise to make elections more accurate than ever before, but only if certain problems--with the machines and the wider electoral process--are rectified
Biologists assumed that proteins alone regulate the genes of humans and other complex organisms. But an overlooked regulatory system based on RNA may hold the keys to development and evolution
Can hurricanes and other severe tropical storms be moderated or deflected?
Studies of the lens of the eye not only could reveal ways to prevent cataracts but also might illuminate the biology of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases in which cells commit suicide
New research reveals the dynamics of the spinning disks of gas that surround young stars and gargantuan black holes
A host of start-ups is speeding development of a new class of drugs that block the action of RNA
The principles that gave rise to the Internet are now leading to a new kind of network of everyday devices, an "Internet-0"
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The Dow Chemical Company is the leading producer of polyalkylene glycols (PAGs) used in synthetic fluids and lubricants where petroleum,
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Conventional washing machines cause excessive damage and wrinkling to clothes primarily during the water removal step. With the introduc
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