New robots snake their way up sand
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have combined biology and robotics to create a modular robotic snake.
Cell mechanics play a role in the spread of cancer
Associate professor chemical engineering and biomedical engineering Kris Dahl has found a new way to prevent cancer cells from spreading - by changing the cells' mechanical behavior.
Pugwash: In climate debate, people must consider mitigation or adaptation
Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion on our reaction to climate change.
How Things Work: Anthropic principle explores the universe's coincidences
The anthropic principle seeks to understand the coincidences which allow for life on Earth.
Chemistry Nobel laureates improve microscopy Eric Betzig, a physicist at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus in Ashburn, Va.;...