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'Sticky waves: ' molecular interactions at the nanoscale

Like the gravitational forces that are responsible for the attraction between the Earth and the moon as well as the dynamics of the entire solar system there exist attractive forces between objects at the nanoscale ... - Read More

Quantum Magnets, the Best Biofuel Strain of Switchgrass, Gluons' Influence on Particle Spin, and More from the DOE Office of Science and DOE-Funded National Labs

A New Recipe for Biofuel Genetic Diversity Can Lead to More Productive Growth in Switchgrass Crops A team of national laboratory and university researchers led by the Department of Energy's DOE's Argonne National Laboratory is ... - Read More

Researchers discover new phase of boron nitride and a new way to create pure c-BN

Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of the material boron nitride Q BN which has potential applications for both manufacturing tools and electronic displays The researchers have also developed a ... - Read More

New ways to construct contactless magnetic gears

The new milk frother you are using to prepare your cappuccino is likely using magnetic gears Magnetic gears transmit rotary motion like mechanical gears but instead of teeth they use magnetic attraction and repulsion between ... - Read More

Why not recycled concrete?

From paper towels to cups to plastic bottles products made from recycled materials permeate our lives One notable exception is building materials Why can't we recycle concrete from our deteriorating infrastructure for use as material ... - Read More

Scientists guide gold nanoparticles to form 'diamond' superlattices

Using bundled strands of DNA to build Tinkertoy like tetrahedral cages scientists at the U S Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have devised a way to trap and arrange nanoparticles in a way that ... - Read More

Physicists develop a cooling system for the processors of the future

Researchers from MIPT have found a solution to the problem of overheating of active plasmonic components These components will be essential for high speed data transfer within the optoelectronic microprocessors of the future which will ... - Read More

First materials woven at atomic and molecular levels: Weaving a new story for COFS and MOFs

There are many different ways to make nanomaterials but weaving the oldest and most enduring method of making fabrics has not been one of them until now An international collaboration led by scientists at the ... - Read More

Self-stacking nanogrids

Since the 1960s computer chips have been built using a process called photolithography But in the past five years chip features have gotten smaller than the wavelength of light which has required some ingenious modifications ... - Read More

Molecular-Like Photochemistry From Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Released 19 Jan 2016 5 00 PM ESTEmbargo expired 21 Jan 2016 2 00 PM ESTSource Newsroom North Carolina State University more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in ... - 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
Ocean, Ocean

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
Gas, Geochemistry, Emissions

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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Six PNNL Scientists Among Select Group of Highly Cited Authors

no picReleased 21 Dec 2015 1 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom Pacific Northwest National Laboratory more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Dec 23 2015 RICHLAND Wash – ... - Read More

New catalyst improves efficiency of drug, pesticide production

no picScientists at the Universitat Politècnica de València Polytechnic University of Valencia UPV and the University of Bucharest have developed a new catalyst material graphene containing oriented metal nanoparticles for organic reactions in the manufacture of ... - Read More

Imitating Synapses of the Human Brain Could Lead to Smarter Electronics

no picthat can grow stronger or weaker over time But now scientists report in ACS' journal Nano Letters the development of a first of its kind synthetic synapse that mimics the plasticity of the real thing ... - Read More

Researcher Develops Material to Create Sustainable Energy Source

no picit began trapping light at a much faster rate In technical terms it transitioned from an indirect band gap material to a direct band gap one Light with photo energy can penetrate indirect band gap ... - Read More

Microscopic Animals Inspire Innovative Glass Research

no picfor stabilizing proteins in bacteria or cells for long periods of time without refrigeration “One of the companies that has licensed the patent makes cell cultures for yogurt and makes a lot of it ” ... - Read More

Nuclear Chemistry

Down the rabbit hole: How electrons travel through exotic new material

Researchers at Princeton University have observed a bizarre behavior in a strange new crystal that could hold the key for future electronic technologies Unlike most materials in which electrons travel on the surface in these ...

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