Sunday, June 24, 2018
solar cells

Researchers Solve Major Challenge in Mass Production of Low-Cost Solar Cells

An international team of university researchers today reports solving a major fabrication challenge for perovskite cells — the intriguing potential challengers to silicon-based solar...
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...
Brasilestes stardusti

Oldest Mammal in Brazil Lived in the Age of Dinosaurs

Brasilestes stardusti is the name given to the oldest known mammal found in Brazil. It lived in what is now the northwest of São Paulo...
nanogalvanic aluminum

Army Plans to License Nanogalvanic Aluminum Powder Discovery

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory plans to license its discovery of a nanogalvanic aluminum powder for hydrogen generation. Army researchers have developed a novel, structurally-stable,...

Synthetic polymers

Northwestern Researchers Achieve Unprecedented Control of Polymer Grids

Synthetic polymers are ubiquitous -- nylon and polyester, Teflon and epoxy, to name just a few. All are made up of long, linear structures...

cancer

New ‘Magic Bullet’ Has ‘Cancer’ Written on It

Biophysicists have developed a method for modifying the surface of micro- and nanoparticles — tiny structures measuring between a thousandth and a millionth of a...
solar cells

Researchers Solve Major Challenge in Mass Production of Low-Cost Solar Cells

An international team of university researchers today reports solving a major fabrication challenge for perovskite cells — the intriguing potential challengers to silicon-based solar...
Fast Internet

Moving towards Fast Internet on the Plane

Streaming films and music or accessing business data in the cloud when flying to the holiday destination or to business meetings – this is...
Memristor chips

A New Way for Designing Electronics

A team from the University of Southampton has invented a new way for designing electronic systems that incorporates the best from both analogue and...
antibiotics

Soil Prospecting Yields Wealth of Potential Antibiotics

Soil, the source of our best antibiotics, can be more thoroughly mined for new drugs and other useful chemicals with the help of metagenomics,...

Success of Blood Test for Autism Affirmed

One year after researchers published their work on a physiological test for autism, a follow-up study confirms its exceptional success in assessing whether a child...
cardiovascular disease

New Study Finds Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern with Lean, Unprocessed Red Meat Improves Cardiovascular Disease...

Adopting a Mediterranean-style eating pattern improves heart health, with or without reducing red meat intake, if the red meat consumed is lean and unprocessed,...
solar fuel

How to Split CO2 for Solar Fuel Using Plasma

A promising way to store solar energy is in the form of a fuel. The most important step in this - converting CO2 into CO...
Thin-film transistor

Research Charts the Way to More Reliable Carbon-based Microelectronics

Carbon nanotubes – cylindrical formations of carbon atoms with incredible strength and electrical conductivity – hold great promise for creating new micron-scale low-power electronic...

Template to Create Superatoms Could Make for Better Batteries

Batteries
Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have discovered a novel strategy for creating superatoms — combinations of atoms that can mimic the properties of more than one...

How to Split CO2 for Solar Fuel Using Plasma

solar fuel
A promising way to store solar energy is in the form of a fuel. The most important step in this - converting CO2 into CO...

As Future Batteries, Hybrid Supercapacitors Are Super-Charged

Supercapacitors
The Science A newly discovered supercapacitor has the highest energy density of any comparable system as demonstrated by a team of Molecular Foundry users and...