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NY’s Binghamton University pitches energy research

The latest plans to transform New York's four public university centers into top national research facilities and high-technology job producers were released in a proposal for a "smart energy" research facility at the University at Binghamton.

Record-breaking radio waves from ultra-cool star

Penn State astronomers using the world's largest radio telescope, at Arecibo, Puerto Rico, have discovered flaring radio emissions from an ultra-cool star, not much warmer than the planet Jupiter, shattering the previous record for the lowest stellar temperature at which radio waves were detected.

New drug to tackle fat problems

Medical researchers at the University of Sheffield have defined the structure of a key part of the human obesity receptor- an essential factor in the regulation of body fat- which could help provide new treatments for the complications of obesity and anorexia.