4 hrs ago
This software is developed by the EDRN Informatics Center at JPL , operated by the California Institute of Technology, for NCI .
8 hrs ago
Saturn 'Hexagon' Video Spotlights Planet's Vast Six-Sided Jet Stream
Though best known for its rings, Saturn has another unusual--and unusually beautiful--feature.
21 hrs ago
Nucleic Acids Research
On the biophysics and kinetics of toehold-mediated DNA strand displacement
Although the dependence of strand displacement kinetics on toehold length has been experimentally characterized and phenomenologically modeled, detailed biophysical understanding has remained elusive.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Can probiotics for a leaky gut help alleviate autism-like behaviors?
Can probiotics help those with autism? In a new study , published today in the journal Cell , researchers at the California Institute of Technology found that probiotic therapy alleviates autism-like behaviors in mice.
Bacterium can reverse autism-like behaviour in mice
Doses of a human gut microbe helped to reverse behavioural problems in mice with autism-like symptoms, researchers report today in Cell 1 .
Probiotic Therapy Slashes Autism Symptoms In Mice: 'Bacteroides...
Could autism be treated with probiotics? In a new study from California Institute of Technology , researchers show that probiotic therapy reduces cognitive symptoms in lab mice afflicted with the disorder.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Cassini Captures Best Views of Saturn Hexagon
This is the first hexagon movie of its kind, using color filters, and the first to show a complete view of the top of Saturn down to about 70 degrees latitude.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
R & D
Fifty meters of optical fiber shrunk to size of microchip
Long coils of optical waveguides-any structure that can guide light, like conventional optical fiber-can be used to create a time delay in the transmission of light.
Do black holes come in size medium?
The magenta spots in this image show two black holes in the spiral galaxy called NGC 1313 .
Oil and Gas Online
Statoil And NASA Finalise Research Agreement
Statoil and the National Aeronautical and Space Administration have formed a partnership to explore how technologies and knowledge from the space and oil and gas industries can be relevant to one another.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Electronic Engineering Times Asia
DARPA program shrunk 50m of optical fiber to microchip-size
The waveguides are built onto microchips and include up to 50m of coiled material that is used to delay light.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Do black holes come in size medium?
Do black holes also come in size medium? NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, is busy scrutinizing a class of black holes that may fall into the proposed medium-sized category.
Burroughs High student earns top score
A Burroughs High senior recently earned a top score on the ACT exam, accomplishing something that fewer than one-tenth of 1% of students who take the test typically achieve, , according to ACT spokesperson Katie Wacker.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Chemical and Engineering News
Peter Schultz To Receive Solvay Prize
Figuring out ways to add new building blocks to the genetic codes of living organisms, among other feats, has garnered Peter G. Schultz the Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize , awarded every other year by Solvay , a chemical company based in Belgium.
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) looks for Medium sized Black Holes
Black holes can be petite, with masses only about 10 times that of our sun - or monstrous, boasting the equivalent in mass up to 10 billion suns.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
SlipChip Counts Molecules with Chemistry and a Cell Phone
In developing nations, rural areas, and even one's own home, limited access to expensive equipment and trained medical professionals can impede the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
NASA Releases Faces Of "Wave At Saturn"
The collage above includes about 1,600 images submitted by members of the public as part of the NASA Cassini mission's "Wave at Saturn" campaign.
Focusing on faces: Autistic amygdala cells less sensitivity to eye region of others
Previous studies have shown these difficulties to be related to differences in how the brains of autistic individuals process sensory information about faces.
Fleet Owner Magazine
Searching for oil a with space technology?
The recent deal between Norway's Statoil and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to deploy in their words "a wide range of technologies" to aid in oil and gas exploration and production efforts isn't too surprising, given that many systems developed for operation beyond out planet's surface are increasingly finding their way into many ... (more)
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Infant Galaxies Merge Near "Cosmic Dawn"
Astronomers using the combined power of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope in Chile and NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have discovered a trio of primitive galaxies nestled inside an enormous blob of primordial gas nearly 13 billion light-years from Earth.