Solmaz Barazesh

All Stories by Solmaz Barazesh

  1. Materials Science

    Viruses could power devices

    Viruses — the biological kind — could be used to construct more efficient, environmentally friendly lithium ion batteries

  2. Space

    Asteroid tracked from space to Earth

    For the first time, researchers followed an asteroid from space to its crash into Earth, providing the opportunity to study an asteroid in a new way.

  3. Ecosystems

    U.S. bird populations in decline, report says

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar releases a review of U.S. bird populations.

  4. Space

    Hotter than the sun

    Researchers for the first time directly observe Alfvén waves.

  5. Computing

    New circuits feed on noise

    New digital circuits work well in buzzing environments.

  6. Physics

    Single top quark detected

    Scientists observe elusive single top quark, usually found in pairs.

  7. Physics

    When the ink hits the page

    Scientists investigate the physics of the most printable ink and find the most viscous inks don’t make the grade.

  8. Health & Medicine

    Where choices happen

    Different types of decisions are made in different areas of the brain’s frontal lobes, scientists say.

  9. Health & Medicine

    What’s good for the heart is good for the prostate

    A new study finds that lower cholesterol levels slow the growth of prostate tumors in mice.

  10. Health & Medicine

    Breast cancer drug gets boost

    Natural protein could make the most aggressive breast cancers vulnerable tamoxifen, and may even prevent the cancer’s spread.

  11. Life

    Anti-aging: A little stress may keep cells youthful

    The aging-related Sirtuin 1 protein also regulates heat shock response, a mechanism cells use to combat stress.

  12. Health & Medicine

    Beta-blockers erase emotion of fearful memories

    Beta blockers could change the way emotional memories are stored, a finding which could help people suffering from anxiety disorders