Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties The device which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial operates through a unique mechanism that couples its optical and mechanical resonances enabling ... - Read More
The new milk frother you are using to prepare your cappuccino is likely using magnetic gears Magnetic gears transmit rotary motion like mechanical gears but instead of teeth they use magnetic attraction and repulsion between ... - Read More
Synthetic biologists are learning to turn microbes and unicellular organisms into highly productive factories by re engineering their metabolism to produce valued commodities such as fine chemicals therapeutics and biofuels To speed up identification of ... - Read More
Scientists at the Universitat Politècnica de València Polytechnic University of Valencia UPV and the University of Bucharest have developed a new catalyst material graphene containing oriented metal nanoparticles for organic reactions in the manufacture of ... - Read More
Alcoholism inflicts a heavy physical emotional and financial toll on individuals and society Now new discoveries and promising animal studies are offering a glimmer of hope that a new class of drugs could treat the ... - 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
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
Voit needs to make them more powerful One approach for accomplishing this was developed by a UT Dallas colleague Ray Baughman Ph D took a bundle of nylon fibers about the width of ten strands ... - Read More
which is an advantage Large scale centralized “algal turf scrubber” operations in Florida and elsewhere are getting underway and are growing natural communities of periphytic or attached algae for biofuel production Miller is building on ... - Read More
Physicists inspired by the radical shape of a Canberra building have created a new type of material which enables scientists to put a perfect bend in light The creation of a so called topological insulator ... - Read More
GSM UMTS LTE WiFi Bluetooth to name just a few of the wireless standards that have become a natural part of mobile communication today For all these wireless standards signal processing could not be done ... - Read More
One of life's strongest bonds has been discovered by a science team researching biofuels with the help of supercomputers Their find could boost efforts to develop catalysts for biofuel production from non food waste plants ... - Read More
What if one day your computer TV or smart phone could process data with light waves instead of an electrical current making those devices faster cheaper and more sustainable through less heat and power consumption ... - Read More
Scientists have used the unique Nanocluster Trap experimental station at the BESSY II synchrotron radiation source at Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin and published their results in the Journal Angewandte Chemie The electronic structure and bonding of ... - Read More
Scientists from Ghent University and imec announce today that they demonstrated interaction between light and sound in a nanoscale area Their findings elucidate the physics of light matter coupling at these scales and pave the ... - Read More
As you heat up a piece of iron the arrangement of the iron atoms changes several times before melting This unusual behavior is one reason why steel in which iron plays a starring role is ... - Read More
Scientists used supercomputers to find a new class of materials that possess an exotic state of matter known as the quantum spin Hall effect The researchers published their results in the journal Science in December ... - Read More
Chemists at the Institute of Transformative Bio Molecules ITbM Nagoya University and the JST ERATO Project have developed a new method to accomplish the programmed synthesis of benzene derivatives with five or six different functional ... - Read More
The idea of computing systems based on controlling atomic spins just got a boost from new research performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT and the U S Department of Energy's DOE Brookhaven National ... - Read More
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign have experimentally demonstrated for the first time the phenomenon of Brillouin Scattering Induced Transparency BSIT which can be used to slow down speed up and block ... - Read More
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