This week's How Things Work discusses the electronics behind televisions.
Kathryn Whitehead, a professor of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, is researching nanoparticles for use in drug therapy and was named to Popular Science's Brilliant Top 10 List.
Recent federal funding approval of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument ensures promising step in measuring dark energy and the expansion of the universe.
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski has won The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation's Dreyfus Prize for his work in polymer research.
Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion on the use of technology in education.
This week's SciTech Briefs cover less flammable polymers, portabella mushrooms, asthma, placebos, the formula for happiness, and exercise reactions.