Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a high voltage and high frequency silicon carbide SiC power switch that could cost much less than similarly rated SiC power switches The findings could lead to ... - Read More
Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties The device which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial operates through a unique mechanism that couples its optical and mechanical resonances enabling ... - Read More
Oct 10 2016 Bionic enzymes got a needed boost in speed thanks to new research at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley Lab By pairing a noble metal with a natural enzyme ... - Read More
Tufts University biologists using a frog model have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to prevent tumors from forming and normalize tumors after they have formed by using light to control electrical ... - Read More
When you're on the go and your smartphone battery is low in the not so distant future you could charge it simply by plugging it into your shoe An innovative energy harvesting and storage technology ... - Read More
The sun's warmth crosses millions of miles of empty space to create a summer day a campfire roasts marshmallows from several feet away Scientists have understood the mathematics behind this ghostly transfer of heat since ... - 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
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
Scientists have achieved an unprecedented level of control over defects in liquid crystals that can be engineered for applications in liquid matter photonics Sitting with a joystick in the comfort of their chairs scientists can ... - 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
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
Steel is the most important material in vehicle and machinery construction Large quantities of offcuts and scraps are left over from rolling and milling crude steel into strip steel New radar from Fraunhofer researchers measures ... - Read More
In experiments with ultracold rubidium atoms MPQ scientists create magnetic quantum crystals made of gigantic Rydberg atoms Materials with a defined crystal structure are a familiar phenomenon in condensed matter physics A crystal exhibits a ... - Read More
Microwave communication is ubiquitous in the modern world with electromagnetic waves in the tens of gigahertz range providing efficient transmission with wide bandwidth for data links between Earth orbiting satellites and ground stations Such ultra ... - Read More
CH5+ formed by adding a proton H+ to the well known methane CH4 molecule is the prototype of fluxional molecules In contrast to common molecules which are depicted as a rigid structure consisting of balls ... - Read More
Wei Tang assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Mexico State University is taking a cue from nature to devise the next generation of integrated low power wearable micro devices The human brain ... - Read More
Climate scientists can spot El Niño and La Niña conditions developing months ahead of time and they use this knowledge to make more accurate forecasts of droughts flooding and even hurricane activity around the world ... - Read More
In the eyes of physicists magnetic molecules can be considered as nanoscale magnets Remotely controlling the direction in which they rotate like spinning tops may intuitively be difficult to achieve However Russian physicists have just ... - Read More
A system for using sound waves to spot potentially dangerous cracks in pipes aircraft engines and nuclear power plants has been developed by a University of Strathclyde academic A study found that transmitting different types ... - Read More
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