For the first time scientists have created single layers of a naturally occurring rare mineral called tungstenite or WS2. The resulting sheet of stacked sulfur and tungsten atoms forms a honeycomb pattern of triangles that ... - Read More
Not only do optical fibers transmit information every day around the world at the speed of light but they can also be harnessed for the transport of quantum information In the current issue of Nature ... - Read More
Much in the same way as we use shredders to destroy documents that are no longer useful or that contain potentially damaging information cells use molecular machines to degrade unwanted or defective macromolecules Scientists of ... - Read More
Scientists studying an enzyme that naturally produces alkanes long carbon chain molecules that could be a direct replacement for the hydrocarbons in gasoline have figured out why the natural reaction typically stops after three to ... - Read More
A team of Australian scientists has developed a powerful microscope using the laws of quantum mechanics to probe the inner workings of living cells Share This See Also Microbiology Biology Cell Biology Physics Quantum Physics ... - Read More
When Li Tan approached his colleagues at the University of Georgia with some unusual data he had collected they initially seemed convinced that his experiment had become contaminated what he was seeing simply didn't make ... - Read More
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have devised a way to detect whether cells previously transplanted into a living animal are alive or dead an innovation they say is likely to speed the development of cell replacement ... - Read More
Scientists in the joint research project FUNgraphen are pinning their hopes for new technologies on a particular form of carbon They have developed new carbon macromolecules and molecular carbon composite materials with special properties The ... - Read More
The research of a multi institutional team from the U S Japan and France led by Predrag S Krstic of the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences and Jean Paul Allain of Purdue University has answered ... - Read More
A recent discovery funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research AFOSR may very well lead to a process that not only benefits every uniformed service member of the Department of Defense but everyone ... - Read More
It would be a terrible thing if laboratories striving to grow graphene from carbon atoms kept winding up with big pesky diamonds Share This See Also Graphene Materials Science Spintronics Physics Nanotechnology Chemistry Carbon nanotube ... - Read More
New York University physicists have developed a method for moving microscopic particles with the flick of a light switch Their work reported in the journal Science relies on a blue light to prompt colloids to ... - Read More
Scientists report that they have developed a method that cuts down the time it takes to make new 'parts' for microscopic biological factories from 2 days to only 6 hours Share This See Also Biochemistry ... - Read More
A new way of growing graphene without the defects that weaken it and prevent electrons from flowing freely within it could open the way to large scale manufacturing of graphene based devices with applications in ... - Read More
The evolutionary history of proteins shows that protein folding is an important factor Especially the speed of protein folding plays a key role This was the result of a computer analysis carried out by researchers ... - Read More
The rate of chemical processes in cells is dictated by the speed of movement diffusion of molecules needed for a given reaction Using a versatile method developed at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the ... - Read More
By cloaking nanoparticles in the membranes of white blood cells scientists at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute may have found a way to prevent the body from recognizing and destroying them before they deliver their ... - Read More
A new algorithm could help understand the structure of liquids and how they flow through porous media Share This See Also Nature of Water Biochemistry Organic Chemistry Computer Programming Mathematics Software Molecule Volume Earth science ... - Read More
Biologists at Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences have discovered a bioelectric signal that can identify cells that are likely to develop into tumors The researchers also found that they could lower the incidence ... - Read More
An international team of researchers has shown that old wives' tales that snails can tell us about the weather should not be dismissed too hastily Share This See Also Marine Biology Nature Biology Weather Global ... - Read More
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