How to hide like an octopus?

  MIT  Researchers create materials that reproduce cephalopods’ ability to quickly change colors and textures CAMBRIDGE, Mass-- Cephalopods, which include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish, are among nature’s most skillful camouflage artists, able to change both…

What is Coma?

What do you think about when you hear the word coma? A coma (say: KO-muh) can be difficult to understand, especially because people sometimes jokingly use the word coma to describe people who are sleeping…

“Growing” molecules on plates”

Thousands of potentially bioactive molecules can be made rapidly by mixing 20 or so building blocks together. Researchers at ETH-Zürich (Switzerland) and the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (Japan) have developed a new technique to generate…