Thursday, January 31, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
nucleic acids as a storage medium -- including all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets, historic video clips and modern texts and photographs -- allowing massively greater capacities than current methods for archival material and storage lifetimes that could last for millennia under optimal conditions.
Monday, January 28, 2013
radius of a proton (muonic hydrogen) of 0.84 femtometers, a value 4% smaller (0.03 femtometers) than the accepted constant value determined by other techniques and possibly involving unknown physics.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
insects can use stars for orientation.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
two extreme emission modes, one of strong x-rays and one of strong radio waves, through a mechanism that cannot be explained by current physics.
Friday, January 25, 2013
microbial ecosystem in storm clouds where they reproduce and affect cloud chemistry and may influence weather patterns as nucleation points for precipitation.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
conductive elastic wire suitable for high-stress applications that reconnects at the molecular level even if severed.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
weaving a decoy spider-shaped structure many times larger than itself into their web has been documented in the Peruvian rain forest, most likely from an undocumented new species of the genus Cyclosa.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
leaf size ceases to be viable due to the structure of the tree trunk and the internal transfer of nutrients.
Friday, January 11, 2013
largest known structure ever detected and one of such a size that it challenges the Cosmological Principle and modern cosmology for current estimates of the scale of the universe.
Monday, January 7, 2013
broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents that sterilize the host before it is consumed by the parasitic larvae.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
measures a few billionths of a Kelvin below absolute zero.
Friday, January 4, 2013
filaments of material in the dust ring surrounding the forming star HD 142527, a feature caused by orbiting planetesimals that helps the star to grow and a byproduct of planetary formation previously theorized but never before detected.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
blood to be from Louis XVI executed in 1793 and the first historical genome ever retrieved.