Tomoyasu Mani former Goldhaber Fellow at the U S Department of Energy’s DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory and now an assistant professor in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Chemistry has received the 2016 Blavatnik Regional ... - Read More
shows certain standards of aesthetic excellence The artist invested more in his work than we had given him credit for Such collaborations spark scientific innovation as well Well conserved art objects allow researchers to look ... - Read More
A team of researchers from Solar Energy Institute at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid UPM are developing a novel system that allows the storage energy in molten silicon which is the most abundant element in Earth's ... - Read More
Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties The device which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial operates through a unique mechanism that couples its optical and mechanical resonances enabling ... - Read More
not 25 000 years ago as previously believed “This radiocarbon dating method was a transformative advance to archaeology and historical studies allowing the determination of the age of archeological sites and objects without reliance on ... - Read More
Sep 24 2016 In order to discover the true colors of ancient animals scientists are using X rays to closely examine the chemical details of modern bird feathers The researchers were able to map elements ... - Read More
are much better at absorbing light in the near visible range This type of light is abundant in the sun’s spectrum of radiation reaching the Earth’s surface and in the emission spectrum of standard fluorescent ... - Read More
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
in living cells Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have now achieved this by applying the popular DNA editing technique CRISPR Cas9 to RNA The study is published March 17 in ... - Read More
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
Fuel cells generate electrical energy through a chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen To obtain clean energy the splitting of water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen is critical Researchers at the University of ... - Read More
a characteristic essential for future applications Aussignargues said “The engineered protein was also more stable than its natural counterpart which was a big surprise ” he said “You can treat it with things that normally ... - Read More
Researchers from MIPT have found a solution to the problem of overheating of active plasmonic components These components will be essential for high speed data transfer within the optoelectronic microprocessors of the future which will ... - Read More
Released 28 Aug 2015 12 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Department of Energy Office of Science more news from this source Add to Favorites Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Angewandte Chemie International ... - Read More
Shred a document and you can piece it back together But send information into a black hole and it's lost forever That's what some physicists have argued for years That black holes are the ultimate ... - Read More
Released 1 Apr 2015 2 35 PM EDTSource Newsroom SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nature 2 April 2015 10.1038 nature14296 Apr 2 ... - Read More
Scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST and the National Institutes of Health NIH have devised and demonstrated a new shape shifting probe about one hundredth as wide as a human ... - Read More
In experiments with ultracold rubidium atoms MPQ scientists create magnetic quantum crystals made of gigantic Rydberg atoms Materials with a defined crystal structure are a familiar phenomenon in condensed matter physics A crystal exhibits a ... - Read More
it can potentially lower blood pressure and cholesterol and reduce stroke risk But just as connoisseurs thought it couldn’t get any better there’s this tasty new tidbit Researchers have found a way to make the ... - Read More
Radiation suddenly contaminates the land your family has farmed and lived on for generations Can soil play a role in protecting crops and human health Research in Fukushima Japan may lend an answer On March ... - Read More
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