Shun's passion for flight isn't simply about airplanes; it's ultimately about the passion in all of us that gives us a reason to live. Shun's mystical vision of the world in the sky versus the monochromatic Japanese lifestyle reflects the fight against the mundane in all of us.
May 21, 2015 Scientists for the first time have precisely measured a protein's natural "knee-jerk" reaction to the breaking of a chemical bond -- a quaking motion that propagated through ... read more
May 21, 2015 A new chemical technology uses cancer cells' own protein-degrading machinery to destroy, rather than merely inhibit, cancer proteins. Researchers developed the strategy as a ... read more
May 21, 2015 Extremely small batteries built inside nanopores show that properly scaled structures can use the full theoretical capacity of the charge storage material. The batteries are ... read more
May 21, 2015 Where do electronics go when they die? Most devices are laid to eternal rest in landfills. But what if they just dissolved away, or broke down to their molecular components ... read more
July 16, 2014 Feeling passionate about one's job is usually a good thing – but not always. For some it could lead to an unhealthy obsession. One expert identifies two main types of passion for your work: ... read more
June 12, 2013 The Chinese passion vine species Passiflora kwangtungensis strikes with the beauty of its clusters of white-greenish flowers and its small round fruit. Feared extinct for a long period of time, this ... read more