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Places of worship might unintentionally boost crime in Washington, D.C.

A new analysis of crime statistics near hundreds of places of worship in Washington, D.C., shows that these sites are associated with higher levels...

New, biocompatible materials could improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy

Culinary arts techniques create new therapeutic materials.

A mechanism for long term memory storage found

The study provide insights into the mechanistic basis of cognitive deficits in dementia.

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft recorded the sound of Jupiter’s moon

An audio track collected during Jupiter's mission’s Ganymede flyby offers a dramatic ride-along.

First definitive measurements of the sun’s electric field

Physicists describe the sun's electric field.

Definitive evidence how auroras are formed

This challenging experiment required the measurement of the very small population of electrons.

Placenta-on-a-chip to study caffeine transport from mother to fetus

Using microfluidic technology, engineers at Iowa State University have invented a placenta-on-a-chip that models transmission of compounds from a mother to fetus. According to...

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