A new kind of fuel cell that can turn urine into electricity could revolutionize the way we produce bioenergy particularly in developing countries The research published in Electrochimica Acta describes a new design of microbial ... - Read More
Molecules are composed of atoms that maintain specific intervals and angles between one another However the shape of a molecule can change for example through proximity to other molecules external forces and excitations and also ... - Read More
A new highly permeable carbon capture membrane developed by scientists from the U S Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab could lead to more efficient ways of separating carbon dioxide from power ... - Read More
are resisting the flow of electricity Then they will tweak or replace that part The team acknowledges funding from the National Science Foundation National Aeronautics and Space Administration Electric Power Research Institute and the Office ... - Read More
Researchers at the Laboratory for Organic Electronics at Linköping University Sweden have created a supercondenser that can be charged by the sun It contains no expensive or hazardous materials has patents pending and it should ... - Read More
Stanford scientists have found that chronically low levels of oxygen throughout the oceans hampered the recovery of life after the Permian Triassic extinction the most catastrophic die off in our planet's history Also known as ... - Read More
There's no question that our species has had a dramatic impact on the planet's physical environment particularly over the last few centuries with the rise of modern industry transportation and infrastructure But as new research ... - Read More
New research finds there is a distinct sound coming from a massive community of fish shrimp jellies and squid as they travel up and down from the depths of the ocean to the water's surface ... - Read More
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
At the climate talks in Paris all attention was focused on how humanity can reduce climate change by reducing carbon emissions or by increasing carbon uptake Forests are an important carbon sink While most attention ... - Read More
Swedish researchers have produced the world's first model car with a roof and battery made from wood based carbon fibre a lightweight and renewable alternative to metals and other composites Remember wood paneled station wagons ... - Read More
Babies born to mothers exposed to air pollution from traffic during pregnancy have an increased risk of developing asthma before the age of six according to new UBC research Our study results highlight the danger ... - Read More
Released 9 Feb 2016 12 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom eLife Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations eLifeFeb 10 2016 After more than 300 years of looking scientists have figured ... - Read More
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
A new study sheds light on unique property of 2 D materials ability to shield chemical interactions at the molecular level Discovery of shielding effect allows scientists to control reactivity of molecules tune activity of ... - Read More
Released 3 Feb 2016 2 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom University of Southern California USC Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Journal of American Chemical SocietyFeb 6 2016 They're making ... - Read More
a characteristic essential for future applications Aussignargues said “The engineered protein was also more stable than its natural counterpart which was a big surprise ” he said “You can treat it with things that normally ... - Read More
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
A persistent controversy in catalysts for fuel cells has just been solved by a team of researchers from the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences at the University of Tsukuba The oxygen reduction reaction is ... - Read More
Healthcare practitioners may one day be able to physically screen for breast cancer using pressure sensitive rubber gloves to detect tumors owing to a transparent bendable and sensitive pressure sensor newly developed by Japanese and ... - Read More
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