Latest Spore Stories
This minuscule robot ain't no Robocop. It's actually the first robotic germ created by putting a humidity sensor on a tiny bacteria.
MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept.
Mushrooms can alter the moisture of the air around them, effectively creating their own wind in order to help their spores disperse over a wide area.
National Energy Technologies LLC, a Pennsylvania company, opens new region for distribution of food preservation mineral that also conserves energy from refrigeration.
Like a homeowner prepping for a hurricane, the bacterium Bacillus subtilis uses a long checklist to prepare for survival in hard times.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new nanolithography technique that is less expensive than other approaches and can be used to create technologies with biomedical applications.
Computer scientists and graphics experts at Harvard collaborated to come up with an add-on software that translates video game characters into fully articulated action figures.
The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series describes a simple, inexpensive dip-and-dry treatment can convert ordinary silk into a fabric that kills disease-causing bacteria — even the armor-coated spores of microbes like anthrax — in minutes.
Creature creation has always been fun for many players of Spore. Some players have already started using a chat widget known as Chatwing.
When faced with life-or-death situations, bacteria — and maybe even human cells — use an extremely sophisticated version of "game theory" to consider their options and decide upon the best course of action, scientists reported here today.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).