At the heart of computing are tiny crystals that transmit and store digital information's ones and zeroes Today these are hard and brittle materials But cheap flexible nontoxic organic molecules may play a role in ... - Read More
Northwestern University graduate student Jonathan Barnes had a hunch for creating an exotic new chemical compound and his idea that the force of love is stronger than hate proved correct He and his colleagues are ... - Read More
Looking toward improved batteries for charging electric cars and storing energy from renewable but intermittent solar and wind scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed the first high performance nanostructured solid electrolyte for more ... - Read More
Living cells are surrounded by a membrane that tightly regulates what gets in and out of the cell This barrier is necessary for cells to control their internal environment but it makes it more difficult ... - Read More
Researchers at Syracuse University's Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering at L C Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science are studying the toxicity of commonly used nanoparticles particles up to one million times smaller ... - Read More
Microbiologists who study wild marine microbes as opposed to the lab grown variety face enormous challenges in getting a clear picture of the daily activities of their subjects But a team of scientists from MIT ... - Read More
A few years ago manufacturers of water bottles food containers and baby products had a big problem A key ingredient of the plastics they used to make their merchandise an organic compound called bisphenol A ... - Read More
Researchers from Technische Universität München TUM have developed a new generation of image sensors that are more sensitive to light than the conventional silicon versions with the added bonus of being simple and cheap to ... - Read More
Even tiles can be organic if they are made of renewable raw materials They are more resource efficient than their ceramic counterparts and unlock new creative options for design Bioplastics made of polylactides PLA are ... - Read More
Fizzy ocean water and the alkaline fluid that bubbles up from deep ocean vents are coursing through a structure at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena Calif that is reminiscent of the pillared Emerald City ... - Read More
A team of scientists from Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork and the National University of Singapore have designed and fabricated ultra small devices for energy efficient electronics By finding out how molecules behave in ... - Read More
Jan 22 2013 — While working out the structure of a cell killing protein produced by some strains of the bacterium Enterococcus faecalis researchers stumbled on a bit of unusual biochemistry They found that a ... - Read More
Halogen bonding has been applied in crystal engineering materials research and nanotechnology for some time Scientists from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies HITS and the Czech Academy of Science in Prague have now developed ... - Read More
Gas separation is crucial for many industrial processes including obtaining nitrogen or oxygen from air and purifying natural gas or hydrogen Currently the most energy efficient method for separating gases involves polymer membranes however most ... - Read More
An assistant professor at the University of California Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering is using the teeth of a marine snail found off the coast of California to create less costly and more efficient nanoscale ... - Read More
Scientists at the Universities of York and Leeds have made a significant discovery about the cause of the destruction of ozone over oceans Share This See Also Ozone Holes Atmosphere Environmental Issues Air Quality Oceanography ... - Read More
An industrial revolution on a minute scale is taking place in laboratories at The University of Manchester with the development of a highly complex machine that mimics how molecules are made in nature Share This ... - Read More
There's hardly a moment in modern life that doesn't involve electronic devices whether they're guiding you to a destination by GPS or deciding which incoming messages merit a beep ring or vibration But our expectation ... - Read More
Scientists are reporting development of chemical modules that can reproduce on an unprecedented molecular level changes and interactions that occur in natural populations of plants and animals including those of hunting and being hunted for ... - Read More
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