The silver used by Beth Gwinn's research group at UC Santa Barbara has value far beyond its worth as a commodity even though it's used in very small amounts The group works with the precious ... - Read More
Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered that electron spin brings a previously unknown degree of order to the high entropy alloy nickel iron chromium cobalt NiFeCrCo and may play a role in giving ... - Read More
New work from Carnegie's Russell Hemley and Ivan Naumov hones in on the physics underlying the recently discovered fact that some metals stop being metallic under pressure Their work is published in Physical Review Letters ... - Read More
From mobile phones and computers to television cinema and wearable devices the display of full colour wide angle 3D holographic images is moving ever closer to fruition thanks to international research featuring Griffith University Led ... - Read More
Northwestern University scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser And it's tunable in real time meaning you can quickly and simply produce different colors a unique and useful feature The laser technology could lead ... - Read More
In 2013 James Hone Wang Fong Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia Engineering and colleagues at Columbia demonstrated that they could dramatically improve the performance of graphene highly conducting two dimensional 2D carbon by ... - Read More
A team of physicists from MPQ Caltech and ICFO proposes the combination of nano photonics with ultracold atoms for simulating quantum many body systems and creating new states of matter Ultracold atoms in the so ... - Read More
The race is on around the world as scientists strive to develop a new generation of batteries that can perform beyond the limits of the current lithium ion based battery Researchers at the University of ... - 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
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 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
Damage to neural tissue is typically permanent and causes lasting disability in patients but a new approach has recently been discovered that holds incredible potential to reconstruct neural tissue at high resolution in three dimensions ... - 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
Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's affect more than 6.4 million Americans according to the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center That number may double in the next 30 years as the population ages unless medical researchers ... - Read More
Earth abundant materials based primarily on carbon nitrogen and transition metal oxides can be combined into highly efficient energy conversion devices These devices can be used in fuel cells as well as in electrolysis This ... - Read More
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon that can be created by drawing on paper looks to hold the key to real time high throughput DNA sequencing a technique that would revolutionise medical research ... - Read More
From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens electronic displays are everywhere As the demand for instant constant communication grows so too does the urgency for more convenient portable devices especially devices ... - Read More
Dielectric elastomers are novel materials for making actuators or motors with soft and lightweight properties that can undergo large active deformations with high energy conversion efficiencies This has made dielectric elastomers popular for creating devices ... - Read More
When weighing the pluses and minuses of your skin add this to the plus column Your skin like that of all vertebrates is remarkably resistant to tearing Now a collaboration of researchers at the U ... - 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
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