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A method for combining multiple lasers creates a single beam that is both powerful and sharp
Survival of the fittest in the lab: 300 generations of bacteria evolve to cope with test-tube conditions
Scientists discover new twist on an ancient law of physics
Encapsulating delicate biological samples in a special polymer enables them to be seen under an electron microscope in their natural state
Attaching a microscopic bead to a four-way DNA junction enables scientists to catch a molecular motor in action
Glowing eerily in the lab, molecular “traffic lights” reveal a sophisticated, living information-processing system
A new formula for predicting rain factors in whirling droplets