Carbon held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change according to a Florida State University ... - 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
Modern research has found no simple inexpensive way to alter a material's thermal conductivity at room temperature That lack of control has made it hard to create new classes of devices that use phonons the ... - Read More
Polymer science will have to add a new giant molecule to its lexicon thanks to a cutting edge discovery at The University of Akron Taking a revolutionary building blocks approach researchers have pioneered a way ... - Read More
To directly observe chemical processes in unusual new materials is a scientific dream made possible by modern microscopy methods researchers at Kiel University have for the first time captured video images of the attachment of ... - Read More
The key to better cellphones and other rechargeable electronics may be in tiny sandwiches made of nanosheets according to mechanical engineering research from Kansas State University Gurpreet Singh assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering ... - Read More
An international research team led by Professor Kosmas Prassides of Tohoku University has investigated the electronic properties of the family of unconventional superconductors based on fullerenes*1 which have the highest known superconducting critical temperature Tc ... - Read More
Released 16 Apr 2015 12 05 PM EDTSource Newsroom Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Nano LettersApr 17 2015 A potentially game changing ... - 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
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In 2005 scientists studying tiny sac like creatures called sea squirts found bacteria containing two types of chlorophyll a and b in cavities inside the squirts' tissues These two pigments were soaking up most of ... - Read More
Following up on promising results from pilot work researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System are testing the effects of light therapy on brain function in veterans with Gulf War Illness Veterans in the study ... - Read More
Don't throw away those bouncing batteries Researchers at Princeton University have found that the common test of bouncing a household battery to learn if it is dead or not is not actually an effective way ... - Read More
the violets indigos blues green yellows and oranges All that filtered through the squirts was deep red light So the scientists were surprised to discover a film of photosynthesizing microbes on the underside of the ... - Read More
For the crew of the Starship Enterprise Star Trek's Tricorder was an essential tool a multifunctional hand held device used to sense compute and record data in a threatening and unpredictable universe It simplified a ... - Read More
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There are electrical signals in the nervous system the brain and throughout the human body and there are tiny magnetic fields associated with these signals that could be important for medical science Researchers from the ... - Read More
An international team of more than 18 research groups has demonstrated that the compounds they developed can safely prevent harmful protein aggregation in preliminary tests using animals The findings raise hope that a new class ... - Read More
The process of trial and error in scientific research is costly and time consuming And while scientific innovation and discovery is necessary to find solutions to some of society's largest challenges think clean energy national ... - Read More
Researchers have developed a novel technique for crafting nanometer scale necklaces based on tiny star like structures threaded onto a polymeric backbone The technique could provide a new way to produce hybrid organic inorganic shish ... - Read More
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