Fri., October 12, 2012 1:45pm
A meteorite from Mars hit the Moroccan desert in 2011. Now its otherworldly fragments are telling scientists about the history of the red planet. You, too, can own a piece of Martian history if you've got a couple hundred thousand dollars to spare.
Thu., October 11, 2012 12:00pm
By tracking nearly 15 million cellphones in Kenya, scientists mapped out how malaria spreads through the Texas-sized country. The findings pinpoint areas where efforts to control malaria would be the most effective. One day, the data may help guide alert systems for phones that remind travelers to use bed nets.
Thu., October 11, 2012 11:30am
The planet is eight times heavier than Earth and has a "fundamentally different chemistry."
Wed., October 10, 2012 3:15am
Because about half of all drugs act on the receptors that let humans sense their environment, the scientists' work has been incredibly important for the development of pharmaceuticals.
Tue., October 9, 2012 11:30pm
Scientists have long toyed with the idea of putting medicine inside microscopic capsules that could travel to hard-to-reach places inside your body. Now, researchers have come up with a method to assemble tiny nanospheres.
Thu., September 27, 2012 11:15am
With the Atlantic storm season nearing its end, the National Weather Service is taking some of its coastal-area radars offline to give them upgrades. The switch to so-called dual-polorization doppler radars is part of a 50 million dollar national radar renovation aimed at boosting forecast accuracy and speeding weather alerts.
Wed., September 26, 2012 9:56am
Three Georgia Technical schools will share a multi-million dollar grant to develop new technology programs. The money will go toward expanding school curriculums and job opportunities with big companies coming to Georgia.
Wed., September 19, 2012 6:00am
Emory University in Atlanta has received a $20 million grant for its chemistry center. The center brings together scientists from leading research universities across the country working to revolutionize the field of organic synthesis.