Sunday, April 22, 2018
on-chip optics

Integrating Optical Components into Existing Chip Designs

Two and a half years ago, a team of researchers led by groups at MIT, the University of California at Berkeley, and Boston University announced...
Alpha-gal allergy

Alpha-Gal Found to Be Both a Medication and Red Meat Allergy

Alpha-gal allergy has commonly been referred to as “the red meat” allergy, but doctors at the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (ASAP) helped...
drug discovery

Duel of the Inflammatory Master Regulators: Insights for Drug Discovery

Anti-inflammatory drugs such as dexamethasone can have harmful side effects on the skin, bones and metabolism. Structural biology research from Emory University School of...
dataset

U.S. Department of Energy and Geological Survey Release Online Public Dataset...

Today, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the American...

solar cell

Life-Span of New Solar Cell Technologies to Increase Even Tenfold with...

Armi Tiihonen defended her doctoral dissertation at Aalto University 6 April 2018 on the ageing of new kinds of perovskite and dye-sensitised solar cells. She...

Wireless power

Electromagnetic Wizardry: Wireless Power Transfer Enhanced by Backward Signal

“The notion of a coherent absorber was introduced in a paper published back in 2010. The authors showed that wave interference can be used to control the absorption...
caffeine

Polymer Synthesis Gets a Jolt of Caffeine

Caffeine is well-known for its ability to help people stay alert, but a team of researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital has...
superconductivity

Research Reveals New Aspects of Superconductivity and Correlated Phenomena

Discovered accidentally over a century ago, the phenomenon of superconductivity continues to inspire a technological revolution. In 1911, while studying the behavior of solid...
thin film transistorvideo

Flexible TVs and High Performance Wearable Smart Tech One Step Closer

Flexible televisions, tablets and phones as well as ‘truly wearable’ smart tech are a step closer thanks to a nanoscale transistor created by researchers...
Robot Helper

Robot Helper: “Does It Get along with My Cat?”

The term human-machine interface makes us spontaneously think of the gigantic humanoid fighting machines controlled by pilots in Guillermo del Toro’s action film “Pacific...
graphene

Individual Impurity Atoms Detectable in Graphene

Graphene is made of a two-dimensional layer of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice. The strong bonds between the carbon atoms make graphene...
superconducting magnets

A Magnetic Moment

Already magnetic resonance imaging saves lives. Yet the world’s most advanced form of spectroscopy has yet to reach its full potential in nonmedical scientific...
Sensors on hospital bedsvideo

Engineers Take Steps To Prevent Falls

One of four elderly persons falls every year in the United States. With more than 37 million hospitalizations annually, roughly one million falls occur...
Malaria Vaccine

Study Explores New Strategy to Develop a Malaria Vaccine

A serum developed by Yale researchers reduces infection from malaria in mice, according to a new study. It works by attacking a protein in the saliva...

Removing the Brakes on Plant Oil Production

Plant Oil Production
Scientists studying plant biochemistry at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered new details about biomolecules that put the brakes on...

Army Research Rejuvenates Older Zinc Batteries

zinc batteries
Army scientists, with a team of researchers from the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, have created a water-based...

Life-Span of New Solar Cell Technologies to Increase Even Tenfold with...

solar cell
Armi Tiihonen defended her doctoral dissertation at Aalto University 6 April 2018 on the ageing of new kinds of perovskite and dye-sensitised solar cells. She...