When designing next generation solar energy conversion systems we must first develop ways to more efficiently utilize the solar spectrum explained Lane Martin whose research group has done just that Share This See Also Materials ... - Read More
When a team of University of Illinois engineers set out to grow nanowires of a compound semiconductor on top of a sheet of graphene they did not expect to discover a new paradigm of epitaxy ... - Read More
Ocean biology alters the chemical composition of sea spray in ways that influence its ability to form clouds over the ocean That's the conclusion of a team of scientists using a new approach to study ... - Read More
New research reveals that pure gold nanoparticles found in everyday items such as personal care products as well as drug delivery MRI contrast agents and solar cells can inhibit adipose fat storage and lead to ... - Read More
Throughout decades of research on solar cells one formula has been considered an absolute limit to the efficiency of such devices in converting sunlight into electricity Called the Shockley Queisser efficiency limit it posits that ... - Read More
A new process for growing forests of manganese dioxide nanorods may lead to the next generation of high performance capacitors Share This See Also Energy Technology Batteries Solar Energy Physics Electricity Petroleum Electric power Capacitor ... - Read More
It may be possible soon to charge cell phones change the tint on windows or power small toys with peel and stick versions of solar cells thanks to a partnership between Stanford University and the ... - Read More
Applying femtosecond x ray methods researchers at the Max Born Institute in Berlin Germany and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Switzerland observed an extremely fast collective electron transfer of ~100 molecular ions after excitation ... - Read More
If the current national challenge to make solar energy cost competitive with other forms of energy by the end of this decade is met Ranga Pitchumani the John R Jones III Professor of Mechanical Engineering ... - Read More
A new study by researchers at UCLA suggests that the elasticity of the physical matrix used for growing heart muscle cells outside of the body may be critical to the success of cardiac tissue engineering ... - Read More
New research fuels hope of efficient hydrogen production with green algae being possible in the future despite the prevailing scepticism based on previous research The study changes the view on the potential of green algae ... - Read More
Marine scientists have long understood the detrimental effect of fossil fuel emissions on marine ecosystems But a group led by a UC Santa Barbara professor has found a point of resilience in a microscopic shelled ... - Read More
Bioengineered rat kidneys developed by Massachusetts General Hospital MGH investigators successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals In their report receiving advance online publication in Nature Medicine ... - Read More
taste and odor Now we are beginning to understand that flavor depends on parts of the brain that involve taste odor touch and vision The sum total of these signals plus our emotions and past ... - Read More
When it comes to delivering genes to living human tissue the odds of success come down the molecule The entire therapy including the tools used to bring new genetic material into a cell must have ... - Read More
In a classic case of turning an enemy into a friend scientists have engineered a protein from flesh eating bacteria to act as a molecular superglue that promises to become a disease fighter And their ... - Read More
despite several disadvantages Ethanol for instance has a lower energy content per gallon than gasoline which can reduce fuel mileage Ethanol also has a corrosive effect on car engines and can’t easily be used in ... - Read More
Building on their history of innovative brain imaging techniques scientists at the U S Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators have developed a new way to use light and chemistry to map brain ... - Read More
Combining neuroscience and chemical engineering researchers at Stanford University have developed a process that renders a mouse brain transparent The postmortem brain remains whole not sliced or sectioned in any way with its three dimensional ... - Read More
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