Friday, June 23, 2017
insulators

International Team Proposes New 3D Topological Insulator Design

Research in the field of topological insulators is most promising, as it has a wide range of applications. An international research team that includes scientists...
Birth defects

Research Finds Common Household Chemicals Lead to Birth Defects in Mice

A new study at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has found...
stroke

Horse Riding and Rhythm-and-Music Helping Stroke Recovery

Researchers studied 123 Swedish men and women aged 50-75 who had suffered strokes between 10 months and 5 years earlier. Trial participants were randomly...
robots

A.I. Will Prepare Robots for the Unknown

How do you get a robot to recognize a surprise? That's a question artificial intelligence researchers are mulling, especially as A.I. begins to change space...

solar cell

Researchers Discovered New Method for Improving Perovskite Solar Cell Performance

The Aalto-developed treatment builds on previous breakthroughs improving the efficiency and longevity of perovskite solar cells using established printing methods (carbon back contact based...

Huntington

Gene Editing Reverses Huntington’s in Mouse Model

Disrupting a problematic gene in brain cells can reverse Huntington's disease pathology and motor symptoms in a mouse model of the inherited neurological disorder,...
Molecular speargun

Bacteria Free Themselves with Molecular “Speargun”

Tularemia is an infectious disease that mostly affects rabbits and rodents, but also humans can become infected. The cause of this serious disease is...
Multiple sclerosis

Yale University, Cambridge Scientists Discover Process They Hope Will Lead to Cure for MS

Scientists from Yale University and the University of Cambridge in England have teamed up to develop a potential cure for multiple sclerosis. It’s the first...
brain scan

New Technique Makes Brain Scans Better

People who suffer a stroke often undergo a brain scan at the hospital, allowing doctors to determine the location and extent of the damage....
jet engines

Rolls-Royce, Purdue, State of Indiana Announce New Initiative to Develop Next-generation Jet Engine Components

Rolls-Royce, Purdue University and the state of Indiana on Monday (June 19) announced a new $24 million jointly funded program during the International Paris...
Zika virus

Babies Exposed to Zika in a Brazilian City Did Not Have Microcephaly

For about a year, researchers at the São José do Rio Preto Medical School (FAMERP) in São Paulo, Brazil, have been monitoring a group...
pediatric feeding disorders

New Study Advances Understanding on Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders

A new study suggests the existing drug D-cycloserine may enhance recovery for children during treatment for pediatric feeding disorders, by changing their brain's reaction...
solar cell

Researchers Discovered New Method for Improving Perovskite Solar Cell Performance

The Aalto-developed treatment builds on previous breakthroughs improving the efficiency and longevity of perovskite solar cells using established printing methods (carbon back contact based...
agriculture

Reducing Water Use in Agriculture

In the Department of Geography at LMU a project entitled “VirtualWaterValues” is getting underway, which is designed to foster the sustainable use of a...

Next-gen Solvents Capture Carbon with Half the Energy

carbon capture solvents
U.S. energy production could increase with the help of an improved carbon capture technology that use about half the energy of today's standard technologies....

Researchers Discovered New Method for Improving Perovskite Solar Cell Performance

solar cell
The Aalto-developed treatment builds on previous breakthroughs improving the efficiency and longevity of perovskite solar cells using established printing methods (carbon back contact based...

New Fast-Charging Flow Battery Aims To Advance The State-Of-The-Art In Energy...

battery
Masdar Institute researchers have engineered a novel non-aqueous low-cost flow battery equipped with fast-charging that is able to charge itself in half the time...