October 14, 2016

Racial disparities receding for women

Racial disparities between black and white breast cancer patients are receding, according to a report released Thursday. Younger women of both races benefit equally from timely […]
October 13, 2016

Manufacturing ultracapacitors

ALMOST every week seems to bring reports in scientific journals of new electricity-storage devices—batteries and capacitors—being invented in laboratories around the world. The journey from bench-top […]
October 13, 2016

Stopping bridge collapses

Scoured away ON AUGUST 2nd a century-old bridge carrying the road from Mumbai to Goa over the Savitri river collapsed (see picture), killing at least 20 […]
October 13, 2016

Novel drugs for depression

IT STARTED out as LY110141. Its inventor, Eli Lilly, was not sure what to do with it. Eventually the company found that it seemed to make […]