Tuesday, September 25, 2018
lithium niobite modulators

Small Modulator for Big Data

Conventional lithium niobite modulators, the longtime workhorse of the optoelectronic industry, may soon go the way of the vacuum tube and floppy disc. Researchers...
Kidney Disease

Diagnosing Kidney Disease: The Gift That Could Change Lives

Kidney specialist Professor Carol Pollock has been treating Vicki Hanson for more than 20 years. Now Vicki is expressing her gratitude with a donation...
point-of-care diagnostic device

New Test Kit Invented by NUS Researchers Enables Quick, Accurate, and...

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a portable, easy-to-use device for quick and accurate screening of...
tiny vortices

Study of Tiny Vortices Could Lead to New Self-Healing Materials, Other...

In the ​“Wizard of Oz” a tornado picks up Dorothy’s house and moves it far away. A bit farfetched, right? But scientists at the Department...

Cancer Detection Device

Tiny Cancer Detection Device Proves Effective in Uganda Testing

Its name is an acronym used to convey its size, but researchers at Cornell Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine are hoping their hand-held cancer...

Lithium-Ion Battery

X-Rays Uncover a Hidden Property That Leads to Failure in a Lithium-Ion Battery Material

Over the past three decades, lithium-ion batteries, rechargeable batteries that move lithium ions back and forth to charge and discharge, have enabled smaller devices...
Point-of-care sensors

Point-Of-Care Sensors to Detect Manganese from Single Drop of Blood

A three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago to develop portable,...
quantum dots

Two Quantum Dots Are Better Than One: Using One Dot to Sense Changes in...

Quantum dots are nanometer-sized boxes that have attracted huge scientific interest for use in nanotechnology because their properties obey quantum mechanics and are requisites...
infrastructure systems

Building Sustainable Infrastructure

Buildings serve many essential purposes in people’s lives — they provide shelter; an environment in which to live, learn and work; and are the...
ultrasound

Little Helpers React to Ultrasound

Nanoparticles are to be used like transporters to deliver medication in a targeted manner exactly where it is required in the human body? All...
Multiple Sclerosis

UVA Identifies Brain’s Lymphatic Vessels as New Avenue to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Lymphatic vessels that clean the brain of harmful material play a crucial role in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis, new research from the University...
antibiotic-resistant bacterial biofilms

New ‘Trap’ to Analyse, in Real Time, How Cells Communicate

Using multiple laser beams and Raman spectroscopy experts at the Universities of Nottingham and Glasgow have designed and built a new instrument which could help...
Smart Fabrics

Researchers Will Develop New ‘Smart Fabrics’ for Activity and Health Monitoring

The next generation of wearable activity sensors will not be strap-on devices that can be lost or forgotten, say researchers at the University of...
Truth Serum and Zero-G

Truth Serum and Zero-G in the Vomit Comet: The Hunt for Deep Space Flight...

Engineers from Trinity are among an elite team of researchers with a unique tale to tell, having recently returned from a research expedition to...

Panasonic Develops Technology to Visualize Movement of the Lithium Ions in...

batteries
Panasonic Corporation succeeded in regionally fixed quantitative visualization of the two-dimensional distribution of the lithium ions in the LiCoO2 cathode for the first time...

Long Wind Turbine Blades Require New Composite Materials

Wind Turbine
As Denmark is getting yet greener and focus on wind energy is increasing, challenges are appearing, too. The reason is the possibility of not...

Chemists Demonstrate Sustainable Approach to Carbon Dioxide Capture from Air

energy-sustainable negative emissionsvideo
Chemists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a practical, energy-efficient method of capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from air. They report their...