Last year MIT researchers discovered that when water droplets spontaneously jump away from superhydrophobic surfaces during condensation they can gain electric charge in the process Now the same team has demonstrated that this process can ... - Read More
State of the art military hardware could soon fight malaria one of the most deadly diseases on the planet Researchers at Monash University and the University of Melbourne have used an anti tank Javelin missile ... - Read More
When envisioning a new structure engineers often have to balance design choices against the environmental impact of materials used It is estimated that 40 to 50 percent of greenhouse gases are produced by the construction ... - Read More
In quantum mechanics interactions between particles can give rise to entanglement which is a strange type of connection that could never be described by a non quantum classical theory These connections called quantum correlations are ... - Read More
Nuclear engineers at Oregon State University have developed a small portable and inexpensive radiation detection device that should help people all over the world better understand the radiation around them its type and intensity and ... - Read More
A new ultrasound imaging technique has provided the first ever in vivo visualization of activity in the piriform cortex of rats during odor perception This deep seated brain structure plays an important role in olfaction ... - Read More
mitochondrial siderophore Mammalian mitochondria are membrane encased subunits within cells that generate most of the cell’s energy and like their bacteria counterparts mammalian mitochondria have their own siderophore mechanism that seeks out captures and delivers ... - Read More
The oxygen rich surface waters of the world's major oceans are supersaturated with methane a powerful greenhouse gas that is roughly 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide yet little is known about the source ... - Read More
Journalists registering for the American Chemical Society’s ACS’ 248th National Meeting & amp Exposition this summer will have an abundance of material to mine for their news stories Nearly 12 000 presentations are planned on ... - Read More
Millions of microbial species populate the world but so far only a few have been identified due to the inability of most microbes to grow in the laboratory Edgar Goluch an engineer and Slava Epstein ... - Read More
Using graphene ribbons of unimaginably small widths just several atoms across a group of researchers at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee UWM has found a novel way to tune the wonder material causing the extremely ... - Read More
NASA successfully launched its first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide at 2 56 a m PDT 5 56 a m EDT Tuesday July 1 2014 The Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 OCO 2 raced ... - Read More
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Berkeley Lab and the University of Hawaii have uncovered the first step in the process that transforms gas phase molecules into solid particles like soot ... - Read More
Computer technology has transformed the way we live but as consumers expect ever more from their devices at faster speeds personal computers as well as larger electronic systems can overheat This can cause them to ... - Read More
The impact of the greenhouse gas CO2 on Earth's temperature is well established by climate models and temperature records over the past 100 years as well as coupled records of carbon dioxide concentration and temperature ... - Read More
Sharks were a tolerant bunch some 50 million years ago cruising an Arctic Ocean that contained about the same percentage of freshwater as Louisiana's Lake Ponchatrain does today says a new study involving the University ... - Read More
If it contains 'nano' it doesn't primarily leak 'nano' at least that's true for silver coated textiles explains Bernd Nowack of the Technology and Society division at Empa During each wash cycle a certain amount ... - Read More
Research to curb global warming caused by rising levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide usually involves three areas Developing alternative energy sources capturing and storing greenhouse gases and repurposing excess greenhouse gases ... - Read More
Setting effective conservation policies requires near real time knowledge of environmental conditions Scientists with Stanford's Center for Ocean Solutions propose using genetic techniques as a low cost quick way to collect such data Environmental policy ... - Read More
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