Thursday, June 21, 2018
semiconductors

Interaction of Paired and Lined-Up Electrons Can Be Manipulated in Semiconductors

The way that electrons paired as composite particles or arranged in lines interact with each other within a semiconductor provides new design opportunities for...
Gold Nanoparticle

Using Gold Nanoparticles to Trigger Sequential Unfolding of 3-D Structures

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that takes advantage of gold nanoparticles to trigger the sequential unfolding of three-dimensional...
Parkinson’s disease

Scientists Unravel Molecular Mechanisms of Parkinson’s Disease

Detailed brain cell analysis has helped researchers uncover new mechanisms thought to underlie Parkinson's disease. The study, published in Nature Communications, adds to our growing understanding...

MXene

MXene’s Tour de Force

Is there anything MXene materials can’t do? Since the discovery of a large new family of two-dimensional materials by Drexel University researchers in 2011, continued...

Medulloblastoma

Reviving the Protector: New Tactic Against Medulloblastoma

Scientists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) have a new tactic with potential for fighting medulloblastoma, the most common and most aggressive...
Protecting plants

Protecting Plants Intelligently

We must reduce the environmental and health risks of pesticides. However, rather than banning them completely, Robert Finger advocates an intelligent approach to crop...
Optical Frequencies

Exact Optical Frequencies on Demand

In 2014, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched the Direct On-Chip Digital Optical Synthesizer (DODOS) program, with the goal of finding a...
Memristor

Researchers Say Their Memristor Neural Network Can be Applied to Machine Learning

A team of researchers headed by electrical and computer engineering Professors Qiangfei Xia and J. Joshua Yang at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, say...
tumour metabolism

Drugs Targeting Tumour Metabolism Will Not Stop Our ‘Natural Killer’ Cells

Scientists have just made an important discovery as to how cancer-targeting ‘Natural Killer’ (NK) cells are fuelled in the body, which has significant implications...
Congenital Cardiac Defects

Getting to the Heart of Congenital Cardiac Defects

Heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, and can be caused by mutations in the gene CHD4. Researchers at the UNC School...
steroid antibiotics

Artificial Biosynthesis Yields Superior Steroid Antibiotics

Researchers at the University of Tokyo discovered that they had obtained supernatural analogs of steroid antibiotics from a system they constructed for the microbial...
traumatic memoriesvideo

The Neurons That Rewrite Traumatic Memories

Memories of traumatic experiences can lead to mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can destroy a person’s life. It is...
Antarctic ice

Antarctic Ice Cap Melting Faster and Faster

Melting ice in the Antarctic has resulted in a 7.6 millimeter rise in the global sea level since 1992. Three millimeters of this increase...

Rising Tide: Floating Device One Step Closer to Generating Green Power

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Efforts to increase power generation by renewables continue unabated, thanks to the need to meet rising global energy demand and mitigate climate change. According...

New Material for Splitting Water

halide double perovskites
Solar energy is clean and abundant. But when the sun isn't shining, you must store the energy in batteries or through a process called...

Electron Sandwich Doubles Thermoelectric Performance

thermoelectric energy conversion
Researchers from Hokkaido University and their colleagues in Japan and Taiwan have improved the ability to transform wasted heat into usable electricity by significantly...