While climatologists are carefully watching carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere another group of scientists is exploring a massive storehouse of carbon that has the potential to significantly affect the climate change picture University of ... - Read More
Gigantic volumes of hot material rising from the deep earth's mantle to the base of the lithosphere have shaped the face of our planet Provided they have a sufficient volume they can lead to break ... - Read More
A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide has been shown to cause intersex in fish male fish that produce eggs A study by Rebecca Klaper at ... - Read More
A new high tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet Northwestern University researchers report Scientist and dermatologist Amy S Paller ... - Read More
Northwestern University scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser And it's tunable in real time meaning you can quickly and simply produce different colors a unique and useful feature The laser technology could lead ... - Read More
To directly observe chemical processes in unusual new materials is a scientific dream made possible by modern microscopy methods researchers at Kiel University have for the first time captured video images of the attachment of ... - Read More
Rice University researchers have determined that two walls are better than one when turning carbon nanotubes into materials like strong conductive fibers or transistors Rice materials scientist Enrique Barrera and his colleagues used atomic level ... - Read More
Released 16 Apr 2015 12 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nano LettersApr 17 2015 A potentially game changing ... - Read More
the chemicals can be toxic The team decreased toxicity by creating new molecules a process called synthesis “Designing a molecule is an art and synthesis is our toolkit ” Zhang explains He goes on to ... - Read More
Released 9 Apr 2015 5 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Pacific Northwest National Laboratory more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nano LettersApr 11 2015 RICHLAND Wash An eruption ... - Read More
In 2005 scientists studying tiny sac like creatures called sea squirts found bacteria containing two types of chlorophyll a and b in cavities inside the squirts' tissues These two pigments were soaking up most of ... - Read More
A team led by Washington State University researchers has found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems in cities and towns throughout the U S have decreased in the past 20 years with ... - Read More
Don't throw away those bouncing batteries Researchers at Princeton University have found that the common test of bouncing a household battery to learn if it is dead or not is not actually an effective way ... - Read More
the violets indigos blues green yellows and oranges All that filtered through the squirts was deep red light So the scientists were surprised to discover a film of photosynthesizing microbes on the underside of the ... - Read More
Humans have been inspired by nature since the beginning of time We mimic nature to develop new technologies with examples ranging from machinery to pharmaceuticals to new materials Planes are modelled on birds and many ... - Read More
Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's affect more than 6.4 million Americans according to the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center That number may double in the next 30 years as the population ages unless medical researchers ... - Read More
Released 1 Apr 2015 2 35 PM EDTSource Newsroom SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature 2 April 2015 10.1038 nature14296 Apr 2 ... - Read More
Released 1 Apr 2015 6 05 AM EDTEmbargo expired 1 Apr 2015 7 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Queen's University Belfast more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Chemical ... - Read More
Biomedical researchers led by Dr Gang Zheng at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have successfully converted microbubble technology already used in diagnostic imaging into nanoparticles that stay trapped in tumours to potentially deliver targeted therapeutic payloads ... - Read More
Neuroscientists are taking inspiration from natural motor control to design new prosthetic devices that can better replace limb function In new work researchers have tested a range of brain controlled devices from wheelchairs to robots ... - Read More
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