Friday, October 19, 2018
Supercapacitor Electrode

3D-Printed Supercapacitor Electrode Breaks Records in Lab Tests

Scientists at UC Santa Cruz and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have reported unprecedented performance results for a supercapacitor electrode. The researchers fabricated electrodes...
Superconductivity

The Culprit of Superconductivity in Cuprates

Highlights: > Researchers have uncovered an underlying mechanism related to the materials dependence in copper-based high-temperature superconductors > The research may open a new avenue for...
hydrogen fuel cells

New, Durable Catalyst for Key Fuel Cell Reaction May Prove Useful...

One factor holding back the widespread use of eco-friendly hydrogen fuel cells in cars, trucks and other vehicles is the cost of the platinum...
cyber security

Army Researcher Minimizes the Impact of Cyber-Attacks in Cloud Computing

Through a collaborative research effort, an Army researcher has made a novel contribution to cloud security and the management of cyberspace risks. According to U.S....

solar cell technologyvideo

DTU Optimizes Solar Cell Technology

The results are expected to contribute to Denmark becoming the leader in the field in the solar industry. The Danish energy company European Energy has just established...

Icelandic Organism

A Death-Defying Icelandic Organism May Hold the Key to Withstanding Extreme Cold

Daniel Shain, Rutgers University-Camden chair of the Department of Biology and a member of the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology at Rutgers University–Camden, can trace the roots...
Rare Neurological Disorders

Researchers Link Three Rare Neurological Disorders, Identify Potential Therapeutic Venue

According to the National Institutes of Health, one in 10 Americans is impacted by one of more than 7,000 identified rare diseases. The majority...
mobile devices

A Step Toward Personalized, Automated Smart Homes

Developing automated systems that track occupants and self-adapt to their preferences is a major next step for the future of smart homes. When you...
flood disruption

Using Big-Data to Reduce Flood Disruption on Rail Journeys

Through providing a greater awareness of the performance of the drainage network, Network Rail can perform more targeted maintenance and avoid costly incidents that...
El Niño weather

Amazon Absorbed Less Carbon During the El NiñO Weather Event

The Amazon rain forest absorbed less carbon during the 2015/2016 El Niño. This is apparent from a special issue of Philosophical Transactions of the...
Genetic Infections

How Yeast Cells Detect Genetic Infections

ETH researchers studying yeast cells have discovered a surprisingly located new mechanism for detecting foreign genetic material – whether from pathogens or environmental contamination...
Superconductivity

The Culprit of Superconductivity in Cuprates

Highlights: > Researchers have uncovered an underlying mechanism related to the materials dependence in copper-based high-temperature superconductors > The research may open a new avenue for...
quantum computers

First Proof That Quantum Computers Are Superior

They are considered the computing promise of the future: quantum computers. That they actually have advantages over conventional computers, a scientist of the Technical University...
graphene

Researchers Quickly Harvest 2-D Materials, Bringing Them Closer to Commercialization

Since the 2003 discovery of the single-atom-thick carbon material known as graphene, there has been significant interest in other types of 2-D materials as...

Controlling Organic Semiconductor Band Gaps by Electron-Acceptor Fluorination

Organic semiconductor
Organic semiconductor materials have the potential to be used in innovative applications such as transparent and flexible devices, and their low cost makes their...

A Stabilizing Influence Enables Lithium-Sulfur Battery Evolution

In late July of 2008 a British solar plane set an unofficial flight-endurance record by remaining aloft for more than three days straight. Lithium-sulfur...

Solar Power Could Electrify Sub-Saharan Africa

solar power
Solar energy could be the key to providing low-cost, highly reliable energy to the roughly 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa who currently live...