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Biophysics

Soft Matters With Carl Franck

Jesse Silverberg | Posted 12.25.2013 | Science
Jesse Silverberg

Yes, biologists and physicists speak different languages and ask different questions, but when they learn from each other, some really amazing science comes out of it.

'Nanosuits' Protect Creatures From Harsh Environment

natureheader | Posted 04.17.2013 | Science

By Katherine Harmon Imaging specimens with electron microscopy imposes conditions that are typically deadly for living things, such as a high vacuum....

You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

Posted 04.15.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/15/2013 07:44 AM EDT on LiveScience A beautiful black-and-white image that looks lik...

WATCH: Furry Animals Shaking Dry In Super Slow-Mo

Posted 03.24.2013 | Science

Dogs may look silly when they shake themselves down after a dunk in the water, but there's some serious physics behind their antics. A video (above...

Holiday Science Read: How Nanobiology Battles Chaos

Michael White | Posted 02.13.2013 | Science
Michael White

When science assaults our intuition, sometimes we respond with fascination, and at other times, when our favorite beliefs are on the line, with resistance. Can our mundane actions really change the climate of something so large as the Earth?

Plant Roots: When Biology Is More Than Biology

Jesse Silverberg | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science
Jesse Silverberg

2012-10-08-plant.jpgOkay, it's a mouth full, but if that doesn't grab you, let me just say watching 100 hours of plant growth in under 10 seconds in 3-D is pretty awesome.

WATCH: Tiny Bird Uses Big 'Trick' To Keep Flying In Heavy Rain

| Posted 07.20.2012 | Science

By Nicholas St. Fleur Hummingbirds are the acrobats of the avian family—flapping their wings more than 45 times a second, they hover forward, ba...