Friday, August 17, 2018
Twisted Electronics

Twisted Electronics Open the Door to Tunable 2D Materials

Two-dimensional (2D) materials such as graphene have unique electronic, magnetic, optical, and mechanical properties that promise to drive innovation in areas from electronics to energy to materials to medicine. Columbia...
neutron production

SNS Completes Full Neutron Production Cycle at Record Power Level

The Spallation Neutron Source at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has reached a new milestone by operating a complete neutron production...
Africanized honeybees

Substances Associated with Bee Ferocity Are Discovered

Brazilian researchers may have discovered why Africanized honeybees are so aggressive. The scientists detected higher levels of certain chemical substances in the brains of...
metallic hydrogen

National Ignition Facility Reveals How Hydrogen Becomes Metallic Inside Gas Giant...

Swirling dense metallic hydrogen dominates the interiors of Jupiter, Saturn and many extra-solar planets. Building precise models of these giant planets requires an accurate...

nanomaterials

Hybrid Nanomaterials Bristle with Potential

By combining multiple nanomaterials into a single structure, scientists can create hybrid materials that incorporate the best properties of each component and outperform any...

spatial navigation

Nordic Nations, North Americans and Antipodeans Rank Top in Navigation Skills

People in Nordic countries, North America, Australia, and New Zealand have the best spatial navigational abilities, according to a new study led by UCL...
Neurological Diseases

Function of Gene Mutations Linked to Neurological Diseases Identified

Several gene mutations have been linked to Parkinson’s disease, but exactly how and where some of them cause their damage has been unclear. A...
Melanoma

Melanoma Linked with CLL, Wilmot Recommends Close Monitoring

While studying a large group of individuals with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a Wilmot Cancer Institute scientific team made an important discovery — these...
video

Newly Discovered Cytoskeleton Helps Cancer Cells Survive

“The cytoskeleton we discovered in the mitochondria functions approximately like a reinforcing mesh that helps to maintain the cell’s structure, while contributing to the...
ShareBackup

Sharebackup Could Keep Data in the Fast Lane

Anyone who has ever cursed a computer network as it slowed to a crawl will appreciate the remedy offered by scientists at Rice University. Rice...
quantum computer

Another Step Forward on Universal Quantum Computer

Researchers have demonstrated holonomic quantum gates under zero-magnetic field at room temperature, which will enable the realization of fast and fault-tolerant universal quantum computers. A...
chronic wasting disease

Unraveling a Curious Killer

In the ghoulish world of infectious disease agents, prions might well be the zombies. Unlike bacteria and viruses, prions have no DNA, yet still manage...
silicon solar cell

Solar Research Key to Cheap, Renewable Energy for Nation

Australians will have greater access to cheap and sustainable renewable energy thanks to the research being undertaken at UNSW’s Solar Industrial Research Facility (SIRF),...
organic dyes

Amazingly ‘Green’ Synthesis Method for High-Tech Dyes

They not only impress due to their radiant and intense colour, they also have an important technological significance: organic dyes are a class of...

Battery Breakthrough: Doubling Performance with Lithium Metal That Doesn’t Catch Fire

rechargeable battery
A rechargeable battery technology developed at the University of Michigan could double the output of today’s lithium ion cells—drastically extending electric vehicle ranges and...

Patented a New Type of Electrochemical Cell

Electrochemical Cell
Employees of the Faculty of Chemistry and the Faculty of Materials Science of the MVLomonosov Moscow State University  patented an electrochemical cell that allows studying chemical...

App That Will Extend Your Smartphone Battery Life

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New research out of the University of Waterloo has found a novel method to extend the battery life of smartphones for up to an...