The first observation of massive swelling and shrinkage of inorganic layered materials like a biological cell provides insights into the production of two dimensional crystals Share This See Also Materials Science Civil Engineering Weapons Technology ... - Read More
When blessed with a resource in overwhelming abundance it's generally a good idea to make valuable use of that resource Lignocellulosic biomass is the most abundant organic material on Earth For thousands of years it ... - Read More
When Charles Babbage prototyped the first computing machine in the 19th century he imagined using mechanical gears and latches to control information ENIAC the first modern computer developed in the 1940s used vacuum tubes and ... - Read More
Graphene the single atom thick form of carbon has become famous for its extraordinary strength But less than perfect sheets of the material show unexpected weakness according to researchers at Rice University in Houston and ... - Read More
A revolutionary atmospheric pressure plasma boosts adhesion of polymer films for roll to roll solar cell production Share This See Also Chemistry Medical Technology Nature of Water Materials Science Physics Solar Energy Electrical conduction Evaporation ... - Read More
Highly porous materials known as metal organic frameworks MOFs are showing promise as catalysts and drug delivery vehicles Some scientific sleuthing by A*STAR researchers could now help industry to exploit the magnetic properties of MOFs ... - Read More
A Stanford team has designed an entirely new form of cooling panel that works even when the sun is shining Such a panel could vastly improve the daylight cooling of buildings cars and other structures ... - Read More
The next generation of computers promises far greater power and faster processing speeds than today's silicon based based machines These quantum computers so called because they would harness the unique quantum mechanical properties of atomic ... - Read More
Electronic computing speeds are brushing up against limits imposed by the laws of physics Photonic computing where photons replace comparatively slow electrons in representing information could surpass those limitations but the components of such computers ... - Read More
In an engineering breakthrough a Washington University in St Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time Share This See ... - Read More
Solar cells are just like leaves capturing the sunlight and turning it into energy It's fitting that they can now be made partially from trees Share This See Also Solar Energy Petroleum Materials Science Energy ... - Read More
Hybrid ribbons of vanadium oxide VO2 and graphene may accelerate the development of high power lithium ion batteries suitable for electric cars and other demanding applications Share This See Also Batteries Graphene Materials Science Spintronics ... - Read More
EPFL researchers are using the electrical properties of a scanning electron microscope to change the size of glass capillary tubes Their method has already been patented as it could pave the way to many novel ... - Read More
Taking their inspiration from nature scientists at the University of New South Wales have developed a new method for carrying out chemical reduction an industrial process used to produce fuels and chemicals that are vital ... - Read More
Development of organic single molecule magnets opens a great many of applications for magnetic materials and new memory technologies Organic magnets are lighter more flexible and less energy intensive in production than conventional magnets Share ... - Read More
The discovery of the Rosetta Stone resolved a longstanding puzzle permitting the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphs into Ancient Greek Share This See Also Biochemistry Research Biotechnology Organic Chemistry Biochemistry RNA Protein folding Denaturation biochemistry Macromolecule ... - Read More
In a new discovery that represents a major step in solving a critical design challenge Arizona State University Professor Hao Yan has led a research team to produce a wide variety of 2 D and ... - Read More
UT Dallas researchers are developing a new low light imaging method that could improve a number of scientific applications including the microscopic imaging of single molecules in cancer research Share This See Also Optics Medical ... - Read More
Illinois chemists have used DNA to do a protein's job creating opportunities for DNA to find work in more areas of biology chemistry and medicine than ever before Share This See Also Human Biology Genes ... - Read More
EPFL scientists have combined two materials with advantageous electronic properties graphene and molybdenite into a flash memory prototype that is very promising in terms of performance size flexibility and energy consumption Share This See Also ... - Read More
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