Friday, December 15, 2017
holograms

Two Holograms in One Surface

A team at Caltech has figured out a way to encode more than one holographic image in a single surface without any loss of...
Chagas disease

U of S Researchers Discover Vampire Bugs’ Fatal Flaw

“These insects are developing resistance to insecticides, so we need to better understand their biology to find new ways for killing them and limit...
Mental Disorder

Understanding Mental Disorder through a Scientific Lens

Diagnosing mental-health issues may seem straightforward: Patients discuss their symptoms and a clinician matches those symptoms to a disorder and devises an appropriate treatment....
Digital Evidence

New NIST Forensic Tests Help Ensure High-Quality Copies of Digital Evidence

Data found on a suspect’s computer, cell phone or tablet can prove to be crucial evidence in a legal case. A new set of...

solar energy

Solar Energy: Defects in Kesterite Semiconductors Studied Using Neutrons

Kesterites are an economical and environmentally friendly materials which are semiconducting as well as being able to convert light into electricity. Concerning their crystal...

medical marijuana

The Science of Medical Marijuana

Assistant professor Robert Laprairie is leading a new lab in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition that explores the effects of cannabinoids to help...
Blood pressure

Blood Pressure Declines 14 to 18 Years Before Death

Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School and UConn Healthin the US looked at the electronic medical records of 46,634 British citizens who...
lithium-ion batteries

Flipping the Electron Spin

Lithium plating, the depositing of metallic lithium at the anodes of lithium-ion batteries, is one of the primary factors that limits charging current. The...
solar cells

Solar Cells for Buildings Upgraded in New EU Project

Marika Edoff, Professor of Solid State Electronics, is the project coordinator. The kick-off meeting was held at the Ångström Laboratory in May, and in...
metabolism, memory, artificial intelligence, cellphone charging, Smoking, drinking water, brain function, skin cancer, measurement method, Internet connectivity, Artificial intelligence, 3D printing, climate, antipsychotics, drugs, Marijuana

Women Are Naturally More Fit Than Men

Women can process oxygen more quickly than men when they start to exercise, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. Quick oxygen...
Multiple Myeloma, Crohn’s disease, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Sleep Deprivation, machine-learning, traumatic brain injury

CAR T, Immunotherapy Bring New Hope for Multiple Myeloma Patients

Two investigational immunotherapy approaches, including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, have shown encouraging results in the treatment of multiple myeloma patients who...
3D printing

New Generation of 3D Printing Requires Almost No Post-Processing

3D printing in metal requires some finishing, because the finished prints have very rough surfaces, which is why the industry primarily uses 3D printing...
Chagas disease

U of S Researchers Discover Vampire Bugs’ Fatal Flaw

“These insects are developing resistance to insecticides, so we need to better understand their biology to find new ways for killing them and limit...
Hydrocephalus

Research Team Developing and Testing Compounds for Potential Treatment of Hydrocephalus

No drug treatment exists for hydrocephalus, the buildup of fluid known as "water on the brain" that can occur at any age. A multidisciplinary team...

Laser-Boron Fusion Now ‘Leading Contender’ for Energy

laser boron fusion
A laser-driven technique for creating fusion that dispenses with the need for radioactive fuel elements and leaves no toxic radioactive waste is now within...

Solar Water Purifier Is Serving 600 Puerto Ricans Daily

solar water purifier
Puerto Ricans in the coastal town of Loíza stood in a line that stretched seven blocks, waiting hours for bags of ice and bottles of water....

Research Finds Electric Railways Could Be Powered by Subsidy-Free Solar

electric railways
The authors of a report from Imperial College London’s Energy Futures Lab and the climate change charity 10:10 have found that electric railways could...