Researchers Use DNA to Create World’s Smallest Thermometer

A team of scientists at the University of Montreal, Canada, has created a DNA-based nanothermometer that is 20,000 times smaller than a human hair. Scientists...

Researchers Develop Light-Powered Nano-Engine

A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge, UK, has developed a nanoscale engine — just a few billionths of a meter in...

‘Atomic Memory’ Device Uses Single Atoms to Store Information

An international group of researchers from Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands has demonstrated an atomic-scale memory device with a storage density of 502 Terabits per...

Neurotensin: Scientists Identify New Biomarker for High-Fat-Diet-Induced Obesity

Researchers have identified a potential new biological marker for the development of obesity, according to a study published online May 11, 2016 in the...

Culture-Bound Syndromes: Entire Disease Category Your Doctor May Be Missing

Jumping Frenchmen of Maine, a rare disorder characterized by an unusually extreme startle reaction, is similar to Latah. It was first identified during the...