Over the last quarter century scientists have discovered a handful of materials that can be converted from magnetic insulators or metals into superconductors able to carry electrical current with no energy loss an enormously promising ... - Read More
Northwestern University's Chad A Mirkin a leader in nanotechnology research and its application has developed a completely new set of building blocks that is based on nanoparticles and DNA Using these tools scientists will be ... - Read More
In a sweeping review of the field of bio inspired engineering and biomimicry in the Feb 15 issue of the journal Science two engineers at the University of California San Diego identify three characteristics of ... - Read More
Ever wonder why sand can both run through an hourglass like a liquid and be solid enough to support buildings It's because granular materials like sand or dirt can change their behavior or state Researchers ... - Read More
A new type of nanoscale engine has been proposed that would use quantum dots to generate electricity from waste heat potentially making microcircuits more efficient Share This See Also Physics Quantum Physics Energy Technology Spintronics ... - Read More
New room temperature process could lead to less expensive solar cells and other electronic devices Share This See Also Electronics Solar Energy Materials Science Spintronics Research Computer Science Mobile Computing Silicon Semiconductor Solar cell Germanium ... - Read More
University of Utah engineers demonstrated it is feasible to build the first organic materials that conduct electricity on their edges but act as an insulator inside These materials called organic topological insulators could shuttle information ... - Read More
Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm have discovered an antibacterial polymer that can be used in everyday products such as sportswear diapers and bandages without causing resistant bacteria Share This See Also ... - Read More
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Magnetic resonance imaging MRI reveals details of living tissues diseased organs and tumors inside the body without x rays or surgery What if the same technology could peer down to the level of atoms Doctors ... - Read More
If engineers at Stanford have their way biological research may soon be transformed by a new class of light emitting probes small enough to be injected into individual cells without harm to the host Welcome ... - Read More
Utilizing optical characteristics first demonstrated by the ancient Romans researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign have created a novel ultra sensitive tool for chemical DNA and protein analysis Share This See Also ... - Read More
Even tiles can be organic if they are made of renewable raw materials They are more resource efficient than their ceramic counterparts and unlock new creative options for design Bioplastics made of polylactides PLA are ... - Read More
Scientists at the University of Southampton have created a new method to generate bone cells which could lead to revolutionary bone repair therapies for people with bone fractures or those who need hip replacement surgery ... - Read More
Researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology UNIST South Korea have pioneered a simple but efficient and eco friendly way to produce Edge selectively functionalized graphene nanoplatelets EFGnPs by dry ball milling ... - Read More
Zombie mammalian cells that may function better after they die have been created by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico UNM Share This See Also Cell Biology Molecular Biology Genetics ... - Read More
Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology show that a recently discovered class of materials can be used to create a new kind of solar cell Share This See Also Materials Science Solar Energy Graphene ... - Read More
Emissions from coal power stations could be drastically reduced by a new energy efficient material that adsorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide then releases it when exposed to sunlight Share This See Also Organic Chemistry ... - Read More
Volcanoes are well known for cooling the climate But just how much and when has been a bone of contention among historians glaciologists and archeologists Now a team of atmosphere chemists from the Tokyo Institute ... - Read More
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