To see how invading predators change an ecosystem, watch the prey, say researchers

IMAGE: To study the impacts of invading predators, a research team led by Princeton’s Rob Pringle used three lizard species: one predator, the curly-tailed lizard (Leiocephalus carinatus, bottom left), and two… view more  Credit: Jonathan Losos, Washington University (bottom right) and Kiyoko Gotanda, McGill University (bottom left and top) Invading predators can devastate an ecosystem. In…

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Molecular bait can help hydrogels heal wounds

IMAGE: Rice University graduate student Jason Guo fills a mold with bioactive hydrogel. Injectable hydrogels can be enhanced with biomolecules and mixed at room temperature to help heal a variety of… view more  Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Like fishermen, Rice University bioengineers are angling for their daily catch. But their bait, biomolecules in a hydrogel scaffold,…

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A Little Lip Service

A coat or two of lipstick can go a long way in perfecting a wedding-day look. “Lipsticks are a small, portable piece of beautification that brightens your face instantly,” said Todd Harris, a makeup artist based in New York, adding that new technologies and components “are making the lipstick market huge right now.” There are…

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