and cobalt a metal that is 1 000 times cheaper than platinum Catalysts reduce the energy needed to start a chemical reaction The new catalyst is almost as efficient as platinum and likely shows the ... - Read More
Released 28 Aug 2015 11 05 AM 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 Chemical Physics Letters ... - Read More
Last year a Wyss Institute team of scientists described the development of a new device to treat sepsis that works by mimicking our spleen It cleanses pathogens and toxins from blood circulating through a dialysis ... - 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
and a high risk for cross contamination To reduce that risk the researchers are optimizing an inexpensive titanium dioxide TiO2 photocatalyst that companies could add to the rinse water or use to coat equipment surfaces ... - Read More
when the tomatoes are green soon after the process is performed and when they are partially ripened This information will be combined with data on fully ripened tomatoes to help the team develop a better ... - Read More
Finding a technology to shift carbon dioxide CO2 the most abundant anthropogenic greenhouse gas from a climate change problem to a valuable commodity has long been a dream of many scientists and government officials Now ... - Read More
that’s pretty sensitive and might work with patient samples ” Next the researchers plan to produce kits for free distribution “We’re giving people the components so they can build the devices themselves ” says Hamad ... - 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
While climatologists are carefully watching carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere another group of scientists is exploring a massive storehouse of carbon that has the potential to significantly affect the climate change picture University of ... - Read More
A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide has been shown to cause intersex in fish male fish that produce eggs A study by Rebecca Klaper at ... - Read More
Taking child's play with building blocks to a whole new level the nanometer scale scientists at the U S Department of Energy's DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory have constructed 3D superlattice multicomponent nanoparticle arrays where the ... - Read More
To begin to understand the complex genetic interactions that control poplar growth a potential bioenergy crop researchers developed a robust high throughput pipeline for studying the hierarchy of genetic regulation of wood formation using tissue ... - 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
A group of Mexican engineers from the Jhostoblak Corporate created technology to recover and purify either seawater or wastewater from households hotels hospitals commercial and industrial facilities regardless of the content of pollutants and microorganisms ... - 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
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
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
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