Analog DNA circuit does math in a test tube

Often described as the blueprint of life, DNA contains the instructions for making every living thing from a human to a house fly.

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Understanding nature's patterns with plasmas

Patterns abound in nature, from zebra stripes and leopard spots to honeycombs and bands of clouds. Somehow, these patterns form and organize all by themselves. To better understand how, researchers ...

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NIST's compact gyroscope may turn heads

Shrink rays may exist only in science fiction, but similar effects are at work in the real world at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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New flexible material can make any window 'smart'

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have invented a new flexible smart window material that, when incorporated into windows, sunroofs, or even ...

Mon 22 Aug 16 from Phys.org

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New approach to determining how atoms are arranged in materials

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed a novel approach to materials ...

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Shortwave infrared instrument could see deeper, help improve diagnosis of ear infections

A new device developed by researchers at MIT and a physician at Connecticut Children's Medical Center could greatly improve doctors' ability to accurately diagnose ear infections. That could ...

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Japan may forge Olympic medals from recycled smartphones

If you caught Japan's teaser for the 2020 Summer games in Tokyo, you know the nation is planning to lean hard on its pop-culture icons -- but Tokyo may also use the Olympics to ...

Mon 22 Aug 16 from Engadget

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Study reveals new physics of how fluids flow in porous media

One of the most promising approaches to curbing the flow of human-made greenhouse gases into the atmosphere is to capture these gases at major sources, such as fossil-fuel-burning power plants, ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Simple new test could improve diagnosis of tuberculosis in developing nations

In developing nations, the current test to diagnose tuberculosis (TB) is error-prone, complicated and time-consuming. Furthermore, patients in these resource-limited areas can't easily travel ...

Mon 22 Aug 16 from Phys.org

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