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New cost-effective silicon carbide high voltage switch created

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a high voltage and high frequency silicon carbide SiC power switch that could cost much less than similarly rated SiC power switches The findings could lead to ... - Read More

Innovative molten silicon-based energy storage system

A team of researchers from Solar Energy Institute at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid UPM are developing a novel system that allows the storage energy in molten silicon which is the most abundant element in Earth's ... - Read More

Metamaterial uses light to control its motion

Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties The device which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial operates through a unique mechanism that couples its optical and mechanical resonances enabling ... - Read More

"Weighing" Atoms with Electrons

Oct 12 2016 The different elements found in nature each have their distinct isotopes For carbon there are 99 atoms of the lighter stable carbon isotope 12C for each 13C atom which has one more ... - Read More

IU Scientists Discover 'Supramolecule' That Could Help Reduce Nuclear, Agricultural Waste

First evidence for new molecular structure could open doors to chemical solutions for environmental problems FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 12 2016 BLOOMINGTON Ind Indiana University researchers have reported the first definitive evidence for a new ... - Read More

Understanding the Delayed Response to Antidepressants

Oct 12 2016 Depression is a mental illness that affects how a person feels thinks and handles daily activities Antidepressants are prescribed to alleviate the symptoms of depression and help the brain process and use ... - Read More

Toxicoepigenetics: The Emerging Field Many Are Exploring Without Knowing It

they just might not realize it ” The epigenome is the master regulator of gene expression and thus has an integral role in nearly every physiological process Therefore toxicologists who research health exposure related disease ... - Read More

Sir Fraser Stoddart Is Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Oct 10 2016 EVANSTON Sir Fraser Stoddart Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University today Oct 5 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry The ... - Read More

UChicago Site of Radiocarbon Dating Discovery Named Historic Landmark

not 25 000 years ago as previously believed “This radiocarbon dating method was a transformative advance to archaeology and historical studies allowing the determination of the age of archeological sites and objects without reliance on ... - Read More

New UAH Lab Seeks Answers to Particle, Cloud Mysteries

A new laboratory at The University of Alabama in Huntsville UAH is setting out to solve some of the fundamental mysteries about one of the common compounds floating in the atmosphere and what effects if ... - Read More

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Graphene Researchers Create "Superheated" Water That Can Corrode Diamonds

Released 3 11 2013 5 00 AM EDTSource Newsroom National University of Singapore more news from this source Mar 11 2013 A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore NUS led by Professor ...

Gentle pasteurization of milk – with microwaves
Microwaves, Milk

In the EU funded project MicroMilk European SMEs together with the University of Hohenheim and the Fraunhofer IGB have developed a novel method for pasteurization of milk with microwaves The system preserves the valuable components ...

Ultrasound ‘Making Waves’ for Enhancing Biofuel Production

All chefs know that you have to break some eggs to make an omelet and that includes engineers at Iowa State University who are using high frequency sound waves to break down plant materials in ...

Researchers "Fish New Pond" for Antibiotics

Released 10 11 2013 9 35 AM EDTEmbargo expired 10 13 2013 1 00 PM EDTSource Newsroom McMaster University more news from this source Oct 15 2013 Hamilton ON Oct 13 2013 Researchers at McMaster ...

Warming since 1950s partly caused by El Niño
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A natural shift to stronger warm El Niño events in the Pacific Ocean might be responsible for a substantial portion of the global warming recorded during the past 50 years according to new research at ...

Geochemistry survey at Chatham Rise reveals absence of modern day greenhouse gas emissions
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Geochemistry analysis conducted by the U S Naval Research Laboratory of fossil sediment injection structures off the New Zealand coast in February and March reveal no presence of modern day expulsions of methane gas a ...

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Professor, Graduate Student Unravel Mystery of Bacteria's Antibiotic Resistance

no pica family of enzymes that catalyze chemical reactions that are essential for microbial survival These latest findings represent the first detailed biochemical characterization of a flavoenzyme involved in antibiotic resistance according to the authors Tuberculosis ... - Read More

Toward 'Greener,' Inexpensive Solar Cells

no picSep 29 2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels But conventional panels are not without environmental costs too Now scientists are reporting in the Journal ... - Read More

Snake Venom Composition Could Be Related to Hormones and Diet

no picSep 29 2016 Many people are afraid of snakes but scientists are now revealing insights about their venoms that could give even ophidiophobes an appreciation for the animals One team has found that the proteins ... - Read More

Preparing for (Another) Biological Attack

no picSep 29 2016 In the weeks following the Sept 11 2001 attacks five people died from exposure to anthrax laced letters and several more were infected Fifteen years on the U S has spent billions ... - Read More

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Making Catalysts Smarter

in a paper published Monday Sept 19 in the journal Nature Chemistry Titled “Adsorbate mediated strong metal support interactions in oxide supported Rh catalysts ” the paper describes a new approach to dynamically tune how ...

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