that can grow stronger or weaker over time But now scientists report in ACS' journal Nano Letters the development of a first of its kind synthetic synapse that mimics the plasticity of the real thing ... - Read More
Alcoholism inflicts a heavy physical emotional and financial toll on individuals and society Now new discoveries and promising animal studies are offering a glimmer of hope that a new class of drugs could treat the ... - Read More
had one two or three mutations The only state with a population of lice still largely susceptible to the insecticide was Michigan Why lice haven’t developed resistance there is still under investigation Yoon says The ... - 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
was published in February in the Journal of the American Chemical Society They had another success screening molecules for redox capabilities for flow batteries for fellow Berkeley Lab scientist Brett Helms “He basically gave us ... - Read More
is enough to ensure it remains immobilized and therefore stable The paper sensor emerges from the printer ready to use like pH paper The implications are significant says Brennan since the new technology could be ... - Read More
the chemicals can be toxic The team decreased toxicity by creating new molecules a process called synthesis “Designing a molecule is an art and synthesis is our toolkit ” Zhang explains He goes on to ... - Read More
In one of the first studies to examine the potential for using municipal wastewater as a feedstock for algae based biofuels Rice University scientists found they could easily grow high value strains of oil rich ... - Read More
Fewer industrial firms would violate environmental legislation and a higher number would adopt cleaner technologies if environmental authorities would focus their monitoring efforts on companies with the most environmentally damaging technology At a societal level ... - Read More
Research has shown a significant association between haze events in South East Asia and mortality rates caused by respiratory illness on the west coast of peninsular Malaysia Since 1997 the massive burning of biomass in ... - Read More
The Board of Directors of the American Chemical Society ACS will recognize the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OPCW for its tireless efforts in promoting the peaceful use of chemistry at the Society’s ... - Read More
A 3D printing technology developed by Silicon Valley startup Carbon3D Inc enables objects to rise from a liquid media continuously rather than being built layer by layer as they have been for the past 25 ... - Read More
One of life's strongest bonds has been discovered by a science team researching biofuels with the help of supercomputers Their find could boost efforts to develop catalysts for biofuel production from non food waste plants ... - Read More
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Proteins from salt loving halophilic microbes could be the key to cleaning up leaked radioactive strontium and caesium ions from the Fukushima Dai ichi Nuclear Power Plant incident in Japan The publication of the X ... - Read More
From Saharan dust storms to icy clouds to smoke on the opposite side of the continent the first image from NASA's newest cloud and aerosol measuring instrument provides a profile of the atmosphere above Africa ... - Read More
A University of Melbourne researcher has found that common consumer products including those marketed as 'green' 'all natural' 'non toxic' and 'organic' emit a range of compounds that could harm human health and air quality ... - Read More
For the first time researchers have directly measured a general law of how pedestrians interact in a crowd This law can be used to create realistic crowds in virtual reality games and to make public ... - Read More
How did fuzzy logic help a group of researchers in Tunisia and Algeria create an ideal photovoltaic system that obeys the supply and demand principle and its delicate balance In the Journal of Renewable & ... - Read More
University of Michigan researchers today released a detailed draft analysis of policy options for hydraulic fracturing the natural gas and oil extraction process commonly known as fracking The draft final report of the U M ... - Read More
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