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
A common theme in medicine is that detecting a disease early on can lead to more effective treatments This relies partly on luck that the patient gets screened at the right time but more important ... - Read More
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the RecA enzyme that turns it on and the LexA enzyme that keeps it turned off The team developed compounds that inhibit the RecA “on” switch This prevented the SOS response made the antibiotics more ... - Read More
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When you're on the go and your smartphone battery is low in the not so distant future you could charge it simply by plugging it into your shoe An innovative energy harvesting and storage technology ... - Read More
Since August 2012 Thomas Manz Chemical and Materials Engineering assistant professor at New Mexico State University and Ph D student Bo Yang have worked to develop a new more efficient selective oxidation catalyst Our new ... - Read More
A patented breakthrough by researchers at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology improves the efficiency of organic photovoltaic cells by 50 percent and could someday provide a huge boost for the viability of solar power ... - Read More
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Fuel cells generate electrical energy through a chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen To obtain clean energy the splitting of water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen is critical Researchers at the University of ... - 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
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Although compressed natural gas represents a cleaner and more efficient fuel for vehicles its volatile nature requires a reinforced heavy tank that stores the gas at high pressure and therefore limits vehicle design Researchers at ... - Read More
To understand what goes on inside a beehive you can't just study the activity of a single bee Likewise to understand the photosynthetic light harvesting that takes place inside the chloroplast of a leaf you ... - 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
there is undeniable potential for a NACIL future that honors its past ORNL is managed by UT Battelle for the Department of Energy’s Office of Science DOE’s Office of Science is the single largest supporter ... - Read More
a ring containing two carbon atoms and three nitrogen atoms They suspect this class of molecules may interfere with the immune system’s ability to recognize the material as foreign The work was supported in part ... - Read More
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MIT chemists have created a new material that combines the flexibility of polymer gels with the rigid structure provided by metal based clusters The new gels could be well suited for a range of possible ... - Read More
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