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
A Kiel based research group has discovered nano crystals at the interface between two liquids Share This See Also Nature of Water Inorganic Chemistry Physics Graphene Chemistry Materials Science Mechanics Liquid Particle accelerator Surface tension ... - Read More
manufacturers stopped adding it to common household products ” Other speakers in the symposium focused on the ongoing problem of arsenic contamination in the 21st century Arsenic occurs naturally in elevated concentrations in the soil ... - Read More
Scientists today answered a question that worries millions of owners and potential owners of electric and hybrid vehicles using lithium ion batteries How long before the battery pack dies leaving a sticker shock bill for ... - Read More
acids bases and hydrogen peroxide depending upon its surroundings Therefore we can use these motors in many more environments than ever before ” The scientists are working on extending the lifetimes of the vehicles so ... - Read More
particles so small that 100 000 could fit across the width of a human hair “We believe that these GUMBOS represent a truly different approach to micro and nanotechnology ” said Professor Isiah Warner Ph ... - Read More
less than the temperatures typically used to cook eggs He cited evidence from other research however that egg whites may retain their beneficial effects on blood pressure after cooking One for instance published in the ... - Read More
Controlling the shapes of nanometer sized catalytic and electrocatalytic particles made from noble metals such as platinum and palladium may be more complicated than previously thought Share This See Also Nanotechnology Chemistry Nature of Water ... - Read More
Scientists today described evidence that natural substances extracted from unroasted coffee beans can help control the elevated blood sugar levels and body weight that underpin type 2 diabetes Their presentation on chlorogenic acids ― widely ... - Read More
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis have shown they can coax cells to move toward a beam of light The feat is a first step toward manipulating cells to control insulin ... - Read More
is the focus of a newly funded multi institutional partnership that includes Haynes’ team It is the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology funded by the National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry through the Centers for Chemical ... - Read More
Taking an approach similar to that used for discovering new therapeutic drugs chemists at the University of California Davis have found several compounds that can boost oil production by green microscopic algae a potential source ... - Read More
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