Scientists accidentally produce an enzyme that devours plastic
The mutant enzyme breaks down plastic in a matter of days.
Researchers discover a better way to make ammonia
It even generates a little bit of electricity as a byproduct.
Ultrafast lasers capture elusive photosynthesis reactions
The process could lead to cheaper fuels made with artificial photosynthesis.
Algae's enzyme might hold the secret to mass producing biofuel
It's a very common alga species found in most ponds and lakes.
Scientists map world first 3D image of cancer-spreading protein
This discovery can lead to drastically efficient and specific anti-cancer medicines.
MIT crafts analog circuits from living bacteria
Previous work on using organisms as circuitry has usually involved shoehorning parts of the digit...
Virginia Tech learns how to get hydrogen from any plant, might lower fuel cell costs
Hydrogen fuel cell cars have any number of hurdles to overcome, whether it's widespread adoption o...
MIT crafts genetic circuits that remember their work through DNA
It's easy to find work on gene-based storage; finding genes that will do any of the heavy lifting...
Harvard scientists reverse aging in mice, laugh maniacally at human possibilities
The reversal of aging has been one of the great dreams of humanity, but it seems like our rodent ov...