Excess carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere created by the widespread burning of fossil fuels is the major driving force of global climate change and researchers the world over are looking for new ways to generate ... - Read More
Hybrid ribbons of vanadium oxide VO2 and graphene may accelerate the development of high power lithium ion batteries suitable for electric cars and other demanding applications Share This See Also Batteries Graphene Materials Science Spintronics ... - Read More
EPFL researchers are using the electrical properties of a scanning electron microscope to change the size of glass capillary tubes Their method has already been patented as it could pave the way to many novel ... - Read More
Scientists at the Department of Physics of the University of Oulu have teamed up with scientists in France Russia and Japan to propose a new experimental method for researching positively charged ions The study In ... - Read More
A new wonder material can generate hydrogen produce clean water and even create energy Share This See Also Alternative Fuels Nature of Water Batteries Fuel Cells Nuclear Energy Energy Technology Metallurgy Metal Titanium Liquid nitrogen ... - Read More
University of Oregon chemists say that ultra thin films of nickel and iron oxides made through a solution synthesis process are promising catalysts to combine with semiconductors to make devices that capture sunlight and convert ... - Read More
Development of organic single molecule magnets opens a great many of applications for magnetic materials and new memory technologies Organic magnets are lighter more flexible and less energy intensive in production than conventional magnets Share ... - Read More
Dinoflagellate microalgae could be used as a raw material to obtain biodiesel easily and profitably This is the conclusion of a study led by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona UAB scientists in collaboration with the Spanish ... - Read More
In the wake of last week's meetings at the UN on the definition of the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs a group of international scientists have published a call in the journal Nature today arguing for ... - Read More
EPFL scientists have combined two materials with advantageous electronic properties graphene and molybdenite into a flash memory prototype that is very promising in terms of performance size flexibility and energy consumption Share This See Also ... - Read More
To engineers it's a tale as old as time Electrical current is carried through materials by flowing electrons But physicists at the University of Illinois and the University of Pennsylvania found that for copper containing ... - Read More
Computer simulations of water under extreme pressure are helping geochemists understand how carbon might be recycled from hundreds of miles below Earth's surface Share This See Also Earth Science Geology Geochemistry Global Warming Water Environmental ... - Read More
An international research team announces the first scientific results from one of the most inaccessible places on Earth the bottom of the Mariana Trench located nearly 11 kilometers below sea level in the western Pacific ... - Read More
Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz JGU and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research MPI P in Germany have created a new synthetic hybrid material with a mineral content of almost 90 percent yet ... - Read More
New optical technologies using metasurfaces capable of the ultra efficient control of light are nearing commercialization with potential applications including advanced solar cells computers telecommunications sensors and microscopes Share This See Also Optics Materials Science ... - Read More
The core drill slides through a drill pipe extending from the drill ship at the sea surface through a water depth of 2.5 km and hundreds of metres of sediment into the oceanic crust off ... - Read More
As computer manufacturers cram ever more processing power onto tiny chips they face a growing problem The connections between electronic components that measure just a few billionths of a meter across allow electrons to leak ... - Read More
A simple fermentation treatment can convert a by product of biofuel production into a valuable chemical feedstock for a wide range of biomedical products Share This See Also Cell Biology Agriculture and Food Organic Chemistry ... - Read More
The search for sustainable new materials to store heat captured from the sun for release during the night has led scientists to a high tech combination of paraffin wax and sand Their report on the ... - Read More
Earth is the only known planet that holds water in massive quantities and in all three of the main phase states But the earthly omnipresent compound water has very unusual properties that become particularly evident ... - Read More
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