When it comes to water some materials have a split personality and some of these materials could hold the key to new ways of harnessing solar energy These small assemblies of organic molecules have parts ... - Read More
A Rice University laboratory has improved its method to turn plain asphalt into a porous material that can capture greenhouse gases from natural gas In research detailed this month in Advanced Energy Materials Rice researchers ... - Read More
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have made an important breakthrough which could lead to the design of better fuel cell materials In a paper published in Nature Communications they demonstrate how they synthesised nanometre ... - Read More
erythritol and xylitol both naturally occurring compounds in foods Their findings showed that with one exception heat transfer within a mixture decreased as the nanotube diameter decreased They also found that in general higher density ... - Read More
are much better at absorbing light in the near visible range This type of light is abundant in the sun’s spectrum of radiation reaching the Earth’s surface and in the emission spectrum of standard fluorescent ... - Read More
substances used to move charges between the electrodes Specifically they found that MRI images of the electrolyte became strongly distorted in the vicinity of dendrites providing a highly sensitive measure of when and where they ... - 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
in living cells Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have now achieved this by applying the popular DNA editing technique CRISPR Cas9 to RNA The study is published March 17 in ... - Read More
damaged tomatoes that are unsuitable for sale at the grocery store Their pilot project involves a biological based fuel cell that uses tomato waste left over from harvests in Florida Venkataramana Gadhamshetty Ph D South ... - Read More
Researchers at Princeton University have observed a bizarre behavior in a strange new crystal that could hold the key for future electronic technologies Unlike most materials in which electrons travel on the surface in these ... - Read More
Like the gravitational forces that are responsible for the attraction between the Earth and the moon as well as the dynamics of the entire solar system there exist attractive forces between objects at the nanoscale ... - Read More
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Nature's figured it out already how to best break down food into fuel Now scientists have caught up showing that fungi found in the guts of goats horses and sheep could help fill up your ... - 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
Graphene is going to change the world or so we've been told Since its discovery a decade ago scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in electronics ... - Read More
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