Near-Infrared

New method of genome editing not only gives the user complete spatiotemporal control but also treads lightly on DNA

A major obstacle to in-cell genome editing is, well, the cell itself.<p>"Human cells don't like to take in stuff," explained UC Santa Barbara's Norbert …

Genetics

There's Water Ice on the Moon—but Less Than Expected

A team of researchers has spotted the signature of water ice in permanently cold traps near the Moon’s poles, a new paper reports.<p>Mars, the dwarf …

Astronomy

Planet Formation Caught in the Act

A team of scientists has captured evidence that PDS 70b, the first directly imaged instance of early planet formation, is actively accreting …

Universe

New photosensitizers help overcome color limitations in SLS 3D printing

Aug 2, 2018 | By Thomas<p>One of the biggest challenges facing 3D printing is the ability to print in full, highly detailed color. However, not all 3D …

3D Printing

Iridium-based probe for luminescent nitric oxide monitoring in live cells

1.<p>Snyder, S. H. Nitric oxide: first in a new class of neurotransmitters? <i>Science</i> <b>257</b>, 494–496 (1992).<p>2.<p>Klionsky, D. J. & Emr, S. D. Autophagy as a …

Imaging

Hubble goes deep and finds thousands of galaxies assembling when the Universe was young

Astronomers just released two astonishing images from Hubble: super-deep ultraviolet and infrared images of the sky that show <b>thousands</b> of …

Universe

The mass of the young planet Beta Pictoris b through the astrometric motion of its host star

1.<p>Marois, C. et al. Direct imaging of multiple planets orbiting the star HR 8799. <i>Science</i> <b>322</b>, 1348–1352 (2008).<p>2.<p>Lagrange, A.-M. et al. A probable …

Imaging

Catalog Page for PIA00861

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>The near-infrared continuum filter (756 nanometers) shows the features of Jupiter's main visible cloud deck. …

Astronomy

Fluence publishes cannabis horticultural lighting research, names new COO

<i>LED lighting is shown to increase yield and secondary metabolites in a Fluence Bioengineering installation at Eve Farms’ cannabis vertical farm, and</i> …

Cannabis Industry

Hubble paints picture of the evolving universe

Ultraviolet light has been the missing piece to the cosmic puzzle. Presently, combined with infrared and noticeable light information from Hubble and …

Universe

Polarization-sensitive tunable absorber in visible and near-infrared regimes

1.<p>Bonod, N., Tayeb, G., Maystre, D., Enoch, S. & Popov, E. Total absorption of light by lamellar metallic gratings. <i>Opt. Express</i> <b>16</b>, 15431–15438 (2008).<p>…

Nanotech

Observing the Finest Details of the Stars

<b>Q: Joel, tell us a bit about yourself and how you came to ESO.</b><p><b>A:</b> I’ve always wondered about the mysteries hidden in the stars and about how the …

Universe

Natural cork, a scapegoat for wine defects

When wine professionals encounter a sensory deviation in wine and the offending molecule isn’t obvious, cork often takes the blame by default. While …

Wine

Optically Graded Ultra Dark Absorber for Visible and Near-infrared Wavelength Range

1.<p>Stelzner, T. <i>et al</i>. Silicon nanowire-based solar cells. <i>Nanotechnology</i> <b>19</b>, 295203 (2008).<p>2.<p>Huang, J. <i>et al</i>. Harnessing structural darkness in the …

Nanotech

China's Chang'e 4 Lunar Lander to Far Side of the Moon Will Launch in December

HELSINKI — China will launch its Chang'e 4 lander and rover mission in December in what will be the first ever attempt at a soft landing on the far …

Space Exploration

NASA is having a hard time unseeing Beaker's face on surface of Mars

While a global dust storm still covers most of the Red Planet's surface, NASA is having a little fun while collecting data and making images of its …

Dust Storms

NASA's Next Great Eye on the Sky

This Article From Issue<p>September-October 2018<p>Volume 106, Number 5<p>Page 266<p>NASA has a long and rich tradition of designing, developing, and flying …

Telescopes

Hyperspectral imager leaves a legacy of contributions to coastal research

Images of Earth from space are not only beautiful and inspirational, they also provide valuable information for science and commerce that cannot be …

Space Station

Light-emitting nanoparticles could provide a safer way to image living cells

Berkeley Lab scientists show how tiny, metal-rich particles can be excited with a low-power laser for deep-tissue imaging<p>A research team has …

Nanotech

A near-infrared fluorescent dye for long term bioimaging

"After synthesizing and testing various xanthene derivatives, we found PREX 710, which exhibited exceptional chemical and photostability, and thus …

Nanotech

Direct evidence of surface exposed water ice in the lunar polar regions

• Urey HC<p>(1952) The Planets: Their Origin and Development (Yale Univ Press, New Haven, CT).<p>Arnold JR<p>(1979) Ice in the lunar polar regions.J Geophys Res …

Astronomy

AI System by Google’s DeepMind Can Diagnose Over 50 Common Eye Diseases

This has no doubt been the decade of AI, in terms of both the influx of AI-powered products as well as AI systems, and though opinions are divided …

Artificial Intelligence

Volume 2 Issue 8, August 2018

Letter |<p>Cassini magnetic field and plasma observations find evidence of magnetic reconnection on the dayside of Saturn’s magnetosphere, which can …

Black Holes

Catalog Page for PIA12531

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>The Cassini spacecraft gazes at several albedo features on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.<p>Left to right are four …

Astronomy

These NASA Photos of Earth Will Blow Your Mind

<i>Image Credit: NASA/USGS/Landsat/Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon</i>It's no secret that Earth is really freaking beautiful.It's also no secret that NASA has …

Particles

The droughts, wildfires, and floods of the global heat wave as seen by satellites, airplanes, and weather stations

It’s not you; it’s hot in here. The Earth is experiencing some of the warmest days on record; 2018 is expected to see the fourth hottest summer ever observed.<p>Beginning in June, simultaneous heat waves were recorded in Japan, Greece, United States, Ireland, Canada and Sweden. Many nations were hit …

Climate Change

Functional near-infrared spectroscopy for monitoring macaque cerebral motor activity during voluntary movements without head fixation

1.<p>Bowden, M. G., Woodbury, M. L. & Duncan, P. W. Promoting neuroplasticity and recovery after stroke. <i>Curr. Opin. Neurol.</i> <b>26</b>, 37–42 (2013).<p>2.<p>Caleo, M. …

Neurology

The region around the massive star IRS2

Colour composite image of the central part of the stellar cluster RCW 38, around the young, massive star IRS2, taken with the NACO adaptive optics …

Cosmology

Catalog Page for PIA22343

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>To map the spatial extent of the Montecito mudflows that occurred on Jan. 9, 2018, east of Santa Barbara, …

Santa Barbara

Apple files patent for futuristic augmented reality windshield

Historically, Apple has spent much less on R&D efforts than companies like Microsoft and Google. More recently, though, Apple has accelerated its R&D …

Augmented Reality