Researchers with the University of Washington (UW), in collaboration with the Seattle-based organ-on-a-chip company, Nortis, have been developing the "kidney-on-a chip," a laboratory model for understanding how kidney is affected by drugs, toxins and environmental exposures.
Scientists may have solved the mystery of why bird eggs come in an astonishing variety of shapes, like ellipses in hummingbirds, spheres in owls and pointy ovoids in shorebirds.
A project was launched Wednesday in China that will see researchers compile historical data obtained during expeditions to the South China Sea since the late 1950s.
Scientists have found diverse minerals on Mars, suggesting that conditions changed on the planet over time.
Huge pulses of volcanic activity are likely to have played a key role in triggering the end-Triassic mass extinction some 200 million years ago, which set the scene for the rise and age of the dinosaurs, a new study suggested Monday.
An international team of mathematicians led by University of Pittsburgh mathematician Thomas Hales has delivered a formal proof of the Kepler conjecture, a famous problem in discrete geometry that had gone unsolved for more than 300 years.
Traveling museum "Tunnel of Science" opens to public in Ecuador
Gateway' 17 conference held by Alibaba in Detroit
Scientific expedition conducted on Qinghai-Tibet plateau
Belt and Road Initiative brings new opportunities: Chairman of China Merchants Group
China donates 100,000 bags of relief food to drought hit Kenya
Jack Ma: Alibaba confident in helping create 1 mln U.S. jobs
No recordings of talks with Comey: Trump
Birds' flight ability could determine shape of their eggs: study
Economic Watch: China takes strong measures to fight soil pollution
Spotlight: Alibaba's Jack Ma in U.S., aims to attract more businesses
News Analysis: Brexit could cost thousands of jobs in German auto industry
President Xi visits Kazakhstan, attends SCO summit, World Expo
Premier Li Keqiang visits Germany, Belgium,
attends China-EU leaders'