This material holds promise for the next generation of organic electronics

Concept illustration depicts highly mobile electrons moving across the polymer. Credit: Brian Long. For decades, field-effect transistors enabled by silicon-based semiconductors have powered the electronics revolution. But in recent years, manufacturers have come up against hard physical limits to further size reductions and efficiency gains of silicon chips. That has scientists and engineers looking for … Read more

Discovery Center at Water’s Edge holds first Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival – Baltimore Sun

The Discovery Center at Water’s Edge, an interactive science center where visitors of all ages can experience hands-on science and technology, had over 2,000 attendees June 11 at its first annual Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival. The event took place at the TUNE Building at Harford Community College. “If [the] Magic of Science … Read more

‘Rubber-ducky’ asteroid 200 million miles away holds building blocks of life

For the first time, scientists have found the building blocks for life on an asteroid in space. Japanese researchers have discovered more than 20 amino acids on the Ryugu space rock, which is more than 200 million miles from Earth. Scientists made the first-of-its-kind detection by studying samples retrieved from the near-Earth asteroid by the … Read more

First genome of Pompeii victim holds surprises | Science

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Agnes Chase, a grass scientist, showed us what ‘holds the earth together’

The annals of science journalism weren’t always as inclusive as they could have been. So PopSci is working to correct the record with In Hindsight, a series profiling some of the figures whose contributions we missed. Read their stories and explore the rest of our 150th anniversary coverage here. In 1911, USDA botanist Albert Spear … Read more

What the future holds for Russian science

The Russian scientific community has limited access to equipment and consumables, thanks to the US-led sanctions. Russian scientific community not only grapples with isolation from its peers around the world but also with the flight of talented scientists and the freezing of large international projects. Scientific ties between Russia and other countries began to break … Read more

Commentary: Mineralogical Museum holds beautiful minerals, but the science is a lot to digest

Aidan Fraser / THE REVIEWSharon Fitzgerald leads her talk in the Mineralogical Museum at Penny Hall on March 16. BY DANIELLE BEAMISH Senior Reporter Do you find beauty in natural crystalline formations? Do you channel your energy into colorful crystals? Are you a geological sciences major? If so, you may want to check out the … Read more

Shrinking Lake Powell holds even less water than previously thought, study says

Sediments washing into Utah’s largest reservoir reduce its capacity by 33,270 acre-feet each year. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cari Johnson, a geology professor at the University of Utah and Jack Schmidt, a professor at Utah State University’s Center for Colorado River Studies analyze the so-called Dominy Formation in Waterhole Canyon, one of … Read more

MSUB holds science expo in-person for the first time since 2019 | Local News

TOM ACKERMAN Montana State University Billings held its first in-person science expo since 2019 on Friday. 244 young scientists from all over Eastern Montana presented 170 projects spread throughout several floors of the Health and Science building, in addition to professional exhibits. Students from grades 1-12 are allowed to compete. “I think this is more … Read more

Temperature, reproduction link holds promise for insect control – BIOENGINEER.ORG

ITHACA, NY – Scientists have uncovered a set of neurons in fruit flies that shut down in cold temperatures and slow reproduction, a system conserved in many insects, including mosquitoes, which could provide a target for pest control. ITHACA, NY – Scientists have uncovered a set of neurons in fruit flies that shut down in … Read more