Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Perovskitesvideo

Perovskites – Materials of the Future in Optical Communication

“Perovskites of inorganic materials have a huge potential to influence the development of optical communication. These materials have rapid response times, are simple to...
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Pioneering Treatment to Be Given to CJD Patient for the First...

A patient with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), is set to be given a pioneering treatment, which has been developed by researchers at the Medical Research Council...

Stamp-Sized Graphene Sheets Riddled with Holes Could Be Boon for Molecular...

MIT engineers have found a way to directly “pinprick” microscopic holes into graphene as the material is grown in the lab. With this technique,...
machine learning

Teaching Machines Common Sense Reasoning

Today’s machine learning systems are more advanced than ever, capable of automating increasingly complex tasks and serving as a critical tool for human operators....

3D Polymer

New NIST Method Measures 3D Polymer Processing Precisely

Recipes for three-dimensional (3D) printing, or additive manufacturing, of parts have required as much guesswork as science. Until now. Resins and other materials that react...

DNA helicase

Unzip, Turn Around, Rezip

Scientists have long known that double-stranded DNA can be unwound into single-stranded DNA by molecular motor proteins called helicases, just like pulling a zipper....
Digestive Problems

Viruses in Blood Lead to Digestive Problems

While studying viruses best known for infecting the brain, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis stumbled upon clues to a...
video

Mental Health Disorders: Risks and Resilience in Adolescence

Video: In this video you can see the regions of the brain coloured by how much they change between 14 and 24 years of age....
graphene

Researchers Quickly Harvest 2-D Materials, Bringing Them Closer to Commercialization

Since the 2003 discovery of the single-atom-thick carbon material known as graphene, there has been significant interest in other types of 2-D materials as...
spectrometer

New State-Of-The-Art Optical Spectrum Analyser Will Help to Detect Disease

A grant from the German foundation for Professor Vollmer to purchase a state-of-the-art spectrometer will help to analyse light-matter interaction and spectral response of...
Smart materials

Scientists Succeed to Control the Wettability of a Material and Ensured Its Self-Cleaning

Chemists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and the University of Chemistry and Technology (Czech Republic) proposed a novel concept for fluids control on the surface...
Flu Vaccine

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Could Improve Flu Vaccine Manufacturing

Recent research from North Carolina State University outlines how near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy could be used to make cell-culture-based flu vaccine manufacturing faster and more...
Molecular Machines

Molecular Machines at Work

LMU researchers have used a special fluorescence-based imaging technique to track the shape changes that occur when pore proteins in the cell membrane export...
lupus's autoimmune

Clues to Lupus’s Autoimmune Origins in Precursor Cells

In the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE, the immune system produces antibodies against parts of the body itself. How cells that produce...

Efficient Light Conversion with Perovskite Nanocrystals

Perovskites
Perovskites are a family of crystals that show promising properties for applications in nano-technology. However, one useful property that until now was unobserved in...

Copper Ions Flow Like Liquid through the Frozen Atomic Network of...

superionic crystals
Materials scientists have sussed out the physical phenomenon underlying the promising electrical and thermal properties of a class of materials called superionic crystals. A...

Disorder Can Stabilize Batteries

rechargeable batteries
Novel materials can considerably improve storage capacity and cycling stability of rechargeable batteries. Among these materials are high-entropy oxides (HEO), whose stability results from...