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New finding may explain heat loss in fusion reactors

One of the biggest obstacles to making fusion power practical and realizing its promise of virtually limitless and relatively clean energy has been that computer models have been unable to predict how the hot electrically ... - Read More

Sponge-like material to more efficiently store natural gas

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

Seeing the big picture in photosynthetic light harvesting

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

Self-stacking nanogrids

Since the 1960s computer chips have been built using a process called photolithography But in the past five years chip features have gotten smaller than the wavelength of light which has required some ingenious modifications ... - Read More

Flexible and transparent pressure sensor

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

No More Insulin Injections?

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

Researchers Prove Surprising Chemistry Inside a Potential Breakthrough Battery

Released 20 Jan 2016 11 05 AM ESTSource Newsroom University of Illinois at Chicago more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations NatureJan 23 2016 Lithium ... - Read More

Targeted Drug Delivery Could Help Fight Tumors and Local Infections

Released 20 Jan 2016 11 05 AM ESTSource Newsroom McGill University more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Journal of the American Chemical SocietyJan 23 ... - Read More

NUS Researchers Uncover Potent Parasite-Killing Mechanism of Nobel Prize-Winning Anti-Malarial Drug

Released 22 Dec 2015 10 05 PM ESTSource Newsroom National University of Singapore more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature CommunicationsNUS researchers uncover potent ... - Read More

Six PNNL Scientists Among Select Group of Highly Cited Authors

Released 21 Dec 2015 1 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom Pacific Northwest National Laboratory more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Dec 23 2015 RICHLAND Wash – ... - Read More

Atom-Sized Craters Make a Catalyst Much More Active

Released 23 Nov 2015 1 20 PM ESTSource Newsroom SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations H Li et al Nature ... - Read More

Snake Venom Could Make Surgery Safer for Patients on Blood Thinners

a problem when trying to heal surgical incisions To override batroxobin's tendency to disperse the researchers paired it with sticky nanofibers to make the enzyme stay put The therapy which was tested on rats treated ... - Read More

Queen's University Belfast Scores a World First with Invention of 'Porous Liquid'

Released 11 Nov 2015 7 00 AM ESTEmbargo expired 11 Nov 2015 7 00 PM ESTSource Newsroom Queen's University Belfast more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters ... - Read More

2015 Dreyfus Prize Chemist Realizes Vast Commercial Applications from His Polymerization Innovation

Humria Remicade Rituxan Avastin and Herceptin ATRP is having a broad application interfacing with biology ATRP has enabled both the controlled synthesis of complex biomimetic polymers and the preparation of bio hybrids The fusion of ... - Read More

Researcher Develops Material to Create Sustainable Energy Source

it began trapping light at a much faster rate In technical terms it transitioned from an indirect band gap material to a direct band gap one Light with photo energy can penetrate indirect band gap ... - Read More

Microscopic Molecules Can Fight Citrus Greening Bug with Less Insecticides

Released 18 Sep 2015 9 00 AM EDTSource Newsroom University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations ... - Read More

Biodiesel Made Easier and Cleaner with Waste-Recycling Catalyst

Released 10 Sep 2015 9 30 AM EDTEmbargo expired 14 Sep 2015 11 00 AM EDTSource Newsroom Cardiff University more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only ... - Read More

Discovery of a Highly Efficient Catalyst Eases Way to Hydrogen Economy

and cobalt a metal that is 1 000 times cheaper than platinum Catalysts reduce the energy needed to start a chemical reaction The new catalyst is almost as efficient as platinum and likely shows the ... - Read More

Virginia Tech Chemical Engineers Outline New Approach to Materials Design

Released 14 Sep 2015 1 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Virginia Tech more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Journal of Physical Chemistry LettersSep 16 2015 ... - Read More

Microscopic Animals Inspire Innovative Glass Research

for stabilizing proteins in bacteria or cells for long periods of time without refrigeration “One of the companies that has licensed the patent makes cell cultures for yogurt and makes a lot of it ” ... - Read More
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