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Space travel thins your skin

Spending a significant amount of time in space has several negative effects on the body. The latest discovery: thinner skin.

By July 21, 2015


NASA's fluorescent plane glows with the research flow

Can fluorescent oil help researchers improve better aeronautic designs? NASA hopes so.

By September 30, 2013


Fluorescent compounds shed light on Alzheimer's disease

New class of imaging agents enables clinicians to watch the progression of Alzheimer's disease in real time in the brains of living patients.

By September 18, 2013


Hi-tech imaging reveals 'Fantasy' painting behind famous Fragonard

Jean-Honoré Fragonard's "Young Girl Reading" got its start as a significantly different painting, with the model looking out of the canvas.

By April 7, 2015


World's fastest 2D camera can capture 100 billion frames per second

A new 2D camera developed by a team of biomedical engineers is the fastest ever made, able to image light phenomena in more detail than ever before.

By December 3, 2014


NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By August 1, 2014


Bigfoot hair samples ruled out through DNA analysis

Yeti, Sasquatch, Bigfoot; whatever name it goes by, the wild-dwelling beast-man of local legends still has yet to be proven to exist, according to science.

By July 1, 2014


Infrared imaging reveals hidden Picasso

A portrait of a bearded man has been revealed under an early blue period Picasso.

By June 17, 2014


To thwart counterfeiting, UK mint proposes new pound coin

A new 12-sided design has both covert and overt signs that make it easier to find fakes. But modernization only goes so far: the 766-year-old Trial of the Pyx tradition lives on to check the metals.

By March 19, 2014


Low-cost paper microscope folds like origami

The Foldscope is a microscope that can be folded from a schematic printed on a piece of A4 paper and with a couple of additional components, it costs as little as 50 cents.

By March 9, 2014