Over the last 15 years researchers have found a significant association between vascular diseases such as hypertension atherosclerosis diabetes type 2 hyperlipidemia and heart disease and an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease In a special ... - Read More
Global warming could cause frequent and severe failures of the Indian summer monsoon in the next two centuries new research suggests Share This See Also Climate Global Warming Weather Environmental Issues Severe Weather Water Monsoon ... - Read More
New research shows that ocean turbulence directly affects the ability of microscopic marine organisms to recycle organic material back into the food web Share This See Also Bacteria Extreme Survival Organic Pollution Oceanography Geochemistry Food ... - Read More
Biologists at the University of Rochester have determined how blind mole rats fight off cancer and the mechanism differs from what they discovered three years ago in another long lived and cancer resistant mole rat ... - Read More
A revolutionary atmospheric pressure plasma boosts adhesion of polymer films for roll to roll solar cell production Share This See Also Chemistry Medical Technology Nature of Water Materials Science Physics Solar Energy Electrical conduction Evaporation ... - Read More
Highly porous materials known as metal organic frameworks MOFs are showing promise as catalysts and drug delivery vehicles Some scientific sleuthing by A*STAR researchers could now help industry to exploit the magnetic properties of MOFs ... - Read More
Beneath the ocean floor is a desolate place with no oxygen and sunlight Yet microbes have thrived in this environment for millions of years Share This See Also Global Warming Geochemistry Microorganism Prokaryote Humus Eukaryote ... - Read More
Zooplankton small fish and squid spend hardly any time at the surface when there's a full moon To protect themselves from their natural enemies they hide deeper down in the water on bright nights coming ... - Read More
Single celled archaea are invisible to the naked eye and even when using a microscope great care must be taken to observe them An international team of researchers led by the Center for Geomicrobiology Aarhus ... - Read More
A new look at conditions after a Manhattan sized asteroid slammed into a region of Mexico in the dinosaur days indicates the event could have triggered a global firestorm that would have burned every twig ... - Read More
A Stanford team has designed an entirely new form of cooling panel that works even when the sun is shining Such a panel could vastly improve the daylight cooling of buildings cars and other structures ... - Read More
The next generation of computers promises far greater power and faster processing speeds than today's silicon based based machines These quantum computers so called because they would harness the unique quantum mechanical properties of atomic ... - Read More
A team of scientists from the University of California Los Angeles UCLA and Northwestern University has produced 3 D images and videos of a tiny platinum nanoparticle at atomic resolution that reveal new details of ... - Read More
Electronic computing speeds are brushing up against limits imposed by the laws of physics Photonic computing where photons replace comparatively slow electrons in representing information could surpass those limitations but the components of such computers ... - Read More
Using a highly sensitive method of measurement HZB physicists have managed to localize defects in amorphous crystalline silicon heterojunction solar cells Now for the first time ever using computer simulations at Paderborn University the scientists ... - Read More
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A patent pending technology to produce nanospheres developed by a research team at North Dakota State University Fargo could enable advances across multiple industries including electronics manufacturing and biomedical sectors Share This See Also Engineering ... - Read More
In an engineering breakthrough a Washington University in St Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time Share This See ... - Read More
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
Solar cells are just like leaves capturing the sunlight and turning it into energy It's fitting that they can now be made partially from trees Share This See Also Solar Energy Petroleum Materials Science Energy ... - Read More
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