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Smaller, cheaper microbial fuel cells turn urine into electricity

A new kind of fuel cell that can turn urine into electricity could revolutionize the way we produce bioenergy particularly in developing countries The research published in Electrochimica Acta describes a new design of microbial ... - Read More

Researchers prevent, normalize tumors using light to control cell electric signals

Tufts University biologists using a frog model have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to prevent tumors from forming and normalize tumors after they have formed by using light to control electrical ... - Read More

Measuring chemistry: Local fingerprint of hydrogen bonding captured in experiments

Molecules are composed of atoms that maintain specific intervals and angles between one another However the shape of a molecule can change for example through proximity to other molecules external forces and excitations and also ... - Read More

Capturing the acid-base reactions in alcohol

New research offers a new framework for understanding reactions in organic chemistry The team made up of five Korean scientists and experts from the IBS Center for Soft and Living Matter the Korea Advanced Institute ... - Read More

New carbon capture membrane boasts carbon dioxide highways

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

Chemists develop an ultra-sensitive test for cancers, HIV

A common theme in medicine is that detecting a disease early on can lead to more effective treatments This relies partly on luck that the patient gets screened at the right time but more important ... - Read More

Cellular 'Backpacks' Could Treat Disease While Minimizing Side Effects

even during the initial fabrication process So Polak worked on this part of the backpack its payload region To stop the premature release of the drug she trapped it in liposomes tiny bubbles that have ... - Read More

Press Conference Schedule of the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, March 13-17, 2016

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

Down the rabbit hole: How electrons travel through exotic new material

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

Major breakthrough in new MRI scan technology for lung disease

New scanning technology which will give a much clearer picture of lung disease has taken a major step forward thanks to scientists at The University of Nottingham The experts at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging ... - Read More

Supercondenser stores heat as electricity

Researchers at the Laboratory for Organic Electronics at Linköping University Sweden have created a supercondenser that can be charged by the sun It contains no expensive or hazardous materials has patents pending and it should ... - Read More

'Sticky waves: ' molecular interactions at the nanoscale

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

Spray-on coating could ice-proof airplanes, power lines, windshields

On your car windshield ice is a nuisance But on an airplane a wind turbine an oil rig or power line it can be downright dangerous And removing it with the methods that are available ... - Read More

UEA Scientists Pave Way for New Generation of Superbug Drugs

Released 18 Feb 2016 11 05 AM ESTEmbargo expired 22 Feb 2016 11 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom University of East Anglia Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature February ... - Read More

Sound of deep-water animal migration revealed

New research finds there is a distinct sound coming from a massive community of fish shrimp jellies and squid as they travel up and down from the depths of the ocean to the water's surface ... - Read More

Researchers discover new phase of boron nitride and a new way to create pure c-BN

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

A metal that behaves like water

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

New ways to construct contactless magnetic gears

The new milk frother you are using to prepare your cappuccino is likely using magnetic gears Magnetic gears transmit rotary motion like mechanical gears but instead of teeth they use magnetic attraction and repulsion between ... - Read More

Hot find: Tightly spaced objects could exchange millions of times more heat

The sun's warmth crosses millions of miles of empty space to create a summer day a campfire roasts marshmallows from several feet away Scientists have understood the mathematics behind this ghostly transfer of heat since ... - Read More

Researchers develop new, more-efficient selective oxidation catalyst

Since August 2012 Thomas Manz Chemical and Materials Engineering assistant professor at New Mexico State University and Ph D student Bo Yang have worked to develop a new more efficient selective oxidation catalyst Our new ... - Read More
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