Vaccines usually consist of inactivated viruses that prompt the immune system to remember the invader and launch a strong defense if it later encounters the real thing However this approach can be too risky with ... - Read More
A new way of making crystalline silicon developed by U M researchers could make this crucial ingredient of computers and solar cells much cheaper and greener Share This See Also Graphene Inorganic Chemistry Spintronics Electronics ... - Read More
At the heart of computing are tiny crystals that transmit and store digital information's ones and zeroes Today these are hard and brittle materials But cheap flexible nontoxic organic molecules may play a role in ... - Read More
Microbiologists who study wild marine microbes as opposed to the lab grown variety face enormous challenges in getting a clear picture of the daily activities of their subjects But a team of scientists from MIT ... - Read More
Silica microwires are the tiny and as yet underutilized cousins of optical fibers If precisely manufactured however these hair like slivers of silica could enable applications and technology not currently possible with comparatively bulky optical ... - Read More
The western Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest warming regions on the planet and the fastest warming part of the Southern Hemisphere Share This See Also Nature Marine Biology Fish Global Warming Climate Oceanography ... - Read More
Light emitting diodes more commonly called LEDs are known for their energy efficiency and durability but the bluish cold light of current white LEDs has precluded their widespread use for indoor lighting Share This See ... - Read More
An assistant professor at the University of California Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering is using the teeth of a marine snail found off the coast of California to create less costly and more efficient nanoscale ... - Read More
NASA scientists say 2012 was the ninth warmest of any year since 1880 continuing a long term trend of rising global temperatures With the exception of 1998 the nine warmest years in the 132 year ... - Read More
What is normal to most people in winter has so far been impossible in physics a minus temperature On the Celsius scale minus temperatures are only surprising in summer On the absolute temperature scale which ... - Read More
MIT engineers have created a new polymer film that can generate electricity by drawing on a ubiquitous source water vapor Share This See Also Energy Technology Electricity Nature of Water Materials Science Solar Energy Thermodynamics ... - Read More
An MIT researcher has developed a technique that provides a new way of manipulating heat allowing it to be controlled much as light waves can be manipulated by lenses and mirrors Share This See Also ... - Read More
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