Clumps of proteins that accumulate in brain cells are a hallmark of neurological diseases such as dementia Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease Over the past several years there has been much controversy over the structure ... - Read More
Wouldn't it be convenient if you could reverse the rusting of your car by shining a bright light on it It turns out that this concept works for undoing oxidation on copper nanoparticles and it ... - Read More
Two University of Calgary researchers have developed a ground breaking way to make new affordable and efficient catalysts for converting electricity into chemical energy Share This See Also Fuel Cells Energy Technology Solar Energy Wind ... - Read More
The first observation of massive swelling and shrinkage of inorganic layered materials like a biological cell provides insights into the production of two dimensional crystals Share This See Also Materials Science Civil Engineering Weapons Technology ... - Read More
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced today that it was awarded a $9.25 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA to further advance a blood cleansing technology ... - Read More
When blessed with a resource in overwhelming abundance it's generally a good idea to make valuable use of that resource Lignocellulosic biomass is the most abundant organic material on Earth For thousands of years it ... - Read More
In some of the first results from a federally funded initiative to find new ways of capturing carbon dioxide CO2 from coal fired power plants Rice University scientists have found that CO2 can be removed ... - Read More
Like tiny crawling compass needles whole living cells and cell fragments orient and move in response to electric fields but in opposite directions scientists at the University of California Davis have found Their results published ... - Read More
When Charles Babbage prototyped the first computing machine in the 19th century he imagined using mechanical gears and latches to control information ENIAC the first modern computer developed in the 1940s used vacuum tubes and ... - Read More
Graphene the single atom thick form of carbon has become famous for its extraordinary strength But less than perfect sheets of the material show unexpected weakness according to researchers at Rice University in Houston and ... - Read More
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A Northwestern University research team has found a way to manufacture single laser devices that are the size of a virus particle and that operate at room temperature These plasmonic nanolasers could be readily integrated ... - Read More
Comedians publicly ridiculing a presidential candidate may cause audiences to have negative attitudes toward that individual according to a study by Amy Bree Becker Assistant Professor at Towson University Share This See Also Social Psychology ... - Read More
New research shows that ocean turbulence directly affects the ability of microscopic marine organisms to recycle organic material back into the food web Share This See Also Bacteria Extreme Survival Organic Pollution Oceanography Geochemistry Food ... - Read More
A revolutionary atmospheric pressure plasma boosts adhesion of polymer films for roll to roll solar cell production Share This See Also Chemistry Medical Technology Nature of Water Materials Science Physics Solar Energy Electrical conduction Evaporation ... - Read More
Highly porous materials known as metal organic frameworks MOFs are showing promise as catalysts and drug delivery vehicles Some scientific sleuthing by A*STAR researchers could now help industry to exploit the magnetic properties of MOFs ... - Read More
Single celled archaea are invisible to the naked eye and even when using a microscope great care must be taken to observe them An international team of researchers led by the Center for Geomicrobiology Aarhus ... - Read More
A new look at conditions after a Manhattan sized asteroid slammed into a region of Mexico in the dinosaur days indicates the event could have triggered a global firestorm that would have burned every twig ... - Read More
A Stanford team has designed an entirely new form of cooling panel that works even when the sun is shining Such a panel could vastly improve the daylight cooling of buildings cars and other structures ... - Read More
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