Cancer-responsive circuit

A scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T-cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor. Researchers have designed a synthetic gene circuit that triggers the immune system to attack cancers when it detects signs ...

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Dawn Mission Extended at Ceres

Dawn Fires Its Engine Above Ceres (Artist Concept) This artist concept shows NASA’s Dawn spacecraft above dwarf planet Ceres, as seen in images from the mission. NASA/JPL-Caltech   Dawn Mission Extended at Ceres NASA has authorized a second extension of ...

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Terahertz spectroscopy goes nano

Going nano Researchers have improved the resolution of terahertz spectroscopy by 1,000 times, making the technique useful at the nanoscale. Mittleman Lab / Brown University   Terahertz spectroscopy goes nano Brown University researchers have improved the resolution of terahertz emission ...

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Field Trips of the Future?

Photo Credit: Matt Perko   Field Trips of the Future? Biologist Douglas McCauley examines the benefits and drawbacks of virtual and augmented reality in teaching environmental science By Julie Cohen Virtual reality has nothing on nature. Just ask the UC ...

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Mexican Beef and Potato Tacos

  Mexican Beef and Potato Tacos Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 small Onion; minced 2 cloves Garlic; minced 2 tablespoon Mexican chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp coriander 1/2 t Salt 1/2 tsp Mexican ...

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