ScienceMicroalgae is a potentially valuable source of biofuel. Unfortunately, however, growing it on a large scale can be a rather fussy process. Syracuse University Ph.D. candidate Bendy Estime has set out to change that, by developing a new growth medium that makes cultivation and harvesting easier.
ScienceIt can obviously be proven false if you're willing to wait around long enough, but researchers have added some truth to the old adage that a watched pot never boils. They've managed to put a boiling bubble on pause to learn more about the way such bubbles form when water boils.