Light as puppeteer

Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have demonstrated a more robust method for controlling single, micron-sized particles with light.

We are right to fear spy ‘database of everything’ if even politicians know little...

The recently released Intelligence Service Committee's report suggested an overhaul of the laws governing the work of the intelligence and security agencies. But beyond the headline announcement were buried details and admissions to questions that have...

Scientists unknowingly tweak experiments

A new study has found some scientists are unknowingly tweaking experiments and analysis methods to increase their chances of getting results that are easily published.

Study could lead to improved catalysts for producing hydrogen fuel from waste biomass

Experimental analysis and computer simulations reveal new insights into the process by which ethanol produced from waste biomass can be converted into hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst. These insights should aid the design of more efficient cataly...

Deep-sea robot, caught in underwater avalanche, yields new scientific insights

Exploring the deep sea, and especially submarine canyons, is a risky business. The floors of many submarine canyons are periodically scoured by fast-moving underwater avalanches known as "turbidity currents." In 2013, one of MBARI's remotely operated v...

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A student challenges Bernie Sanders on his hypocritical fossil fuel use — and he...

A student challenged presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to practice what he preaches on fossil fuel use, and he did not appreciate the question much. The interaction occurred Thursday during a question and answer period with the candidate at a town hall event in Chico, California. "So my question is you seem adamant about climate change," said the student. "Yeah," agreed Sanders. "So what ways would you take to practice what you preach if...

Top law firm Weil Gotshal botched millions in pay for bankers

Two powerful Wall Street investment bankers could be on the hook for millions of dollars in back taxes and penalties after one of the world’s most prestigious law firms botched their pay packages — and then left them in the dark about the error for years, The Post has learned. The...

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