Recently in the Microgravity Category

Two NASA teams are examining the use of gallium nitride, a crystal-type semiconductor compound first discovered in the 1980s, and currently used in consumer electronics such as laser diodes in DVD readers.

Bacteria may mutate more rapidly in space and scientists theorize patterns of those mutations could help predict how pathogens become resistant to antibiotics.

A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars.