Carbon held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change according to a Florida State University ... - Read More
Gigantic volumes of hot material rising from the deep earth's mantle to the base of the lithosphere have shaped the face of our planet Provided they have a sufficient volume they can lead to break ... - Read More
Could smell hold the key to ending pesticide use UK scientists may have uncovered a natural way of avoiding the use of pesticides and help save plants from attack by recreating a natural insect ... - Read More
A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide has been shown to cause intersex in fish male fish that produce eggs A study by Rebecca Klaper at ... - Read More
Hot vents on the seabed could have spontaneously produced the organic molecules necessary for life according to new research by UCL chemists The study shows how the surfaces of mineral particles inside hydrothermal vents have ... - Read More
Modern research has found no simple inexpensive way to alter a material's thermal conductivity at room temperature That lack of control has made it hard to create new classes of devices that use phonons the ... - Read More
The fourth dimension is time shape shifting in fact and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science ACES at the University of Wollongong UOW is helping to set the pace in the next revolution ... - Read More
Taking child's play with building blocks to a whole new level the nanometer scale scientists at the U S Department of Energy's DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory have constructed 3D superlattice multicomponent nanoparticle arrays where the ... - Read More
A new high tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet Northwestern University researchers report Scientist and dermatologist Amy S Paller ... - Read More
SINCE its first use in the 1980s a breakthrough dramatised in recent ITV series Code of a Killer DNA profiling has been a vital tool for forensic investigators Now researchers at the University of Huddersfield ... - Read More
The silver used by Beth Gwinn's research group at UC Santa Barbara has value far beyond its worth as a commodity even though it's used in very small amounts The group works with the precious ... - Read More
Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered that electron spin brings a previously unknown degree of order to the high entropy alloy nickel iron chromium cobalt NiFeCrCo and may play a role in giving ... - Read More
New work from Carnegie's Russell Hemley and Ivan Naumov hones in on the physics underlying the recently discovered fact that some metals stop being metallic under pressure Their work is published in Physical Review Letters ... - Read More
Physicists have shown how heat can be exploited for controlling magnetic properties of matter The finding helps in the development of more efficient mass memories The result was published yesterday in Physical Review Letters The ... - Read More
In an effort that reaches back to the 19th century laboratories of Europe a discovery by University of Georgia chemistry researchers establishes new research possibilities for silicon chemistry and the semiconductor industry The study published ... - Read More
Polymer science will have to add a new giant molecule to its lexicon thanks to a cutting edge discovery at The University of Akron Taking a revolutionary building blocks approach researchers have pioneered a way ... - Read More
From mobile phones and computers to television cinema and wearable devices the display of full colour wide angle 3D holographic images is moving ever closer to fruition thanks to international research featuring Griffith University Led ... - Read More
Northwestern University scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser And it's tunable in real time meaning you can quickly and simply produce different colors a unique and useful feature The laser technology could lead ... - Read More
To directly observe chemical processes in unusual new materials is a scientific dream made possible by modern microscopy methods researchers at Kiel University have for the first time captured video images of the attachment of ... - Read More
In 2013 James Hone Wang Fong Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia Engineering and colleagues at Columbia demonstrated that they could dramatically improve the performance of graphene highly conducting two dimensional 2D carbon by ... - Read More
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