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Viscosity may be the coolest thing you've ever seen

Make great looking abstract art the easy way with Viscosity.

By Mar. 10, 2008


69-year experiment captures pitch-tar drop

Begun in 1944, an Irish attempt to witness apparently solid pitch tar dripping from a funnel finally bears fruit.

By Jul. 18, 2013


Scientists print eye cells using inkjet printer

University of Cambridge researchers print two types of retinal cells from adult rats and hope the development could one day contribute to a cure for some types of human blindness.

By Dec. 20, 2013


Watch a virus-like particle try to enter a cell -- in 3D

Princeton researchers say their two-camera approach offers the most detailed footage of a nano-sized particle to date, which could ultimately shed light on how viruses and cells interact.

By Feb. 25, 2014


Could magnets replace aspirin as blood thinners?

Two physicists who have pioneered the use of electric or magnetic fields to lower oil viscosity in engines and pipelines take their model to the human body to help prevent heart attacks.

By Jun. 7, 2011


Make gorgeous experimental mouse art with Bomomo

Make and fake art skills with Bomomo.

By Jun. 5, 2008


Playing molecular Legos with viruses

Researchers at UC Berkeley have turned a benign virus into a tool that assembles structures similar to collagen--a process that could be used to create complex tissues such as corneas and bones.

By Oct. 20, 2011


Is physics a key to fuel efficiency?

Temple University professor claims small device inserted near fuel injector can drastically reduce a car's fuel consumption.

By Sep. 26, 2008


Orange impact goo to protect British troops

British army to an add impact-absorbing gel liner to combat helmets. In a high-energy impact, the goo's molecules are designed to snag and lock together, making it solid.

By Mar. 3, 2009


Winter car care tips

A few simple steps to ensure safety and performance in the cold months.

By Dec. 7, 2007