Thursday, April 18, 2019

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lithium-ion batteries

Researchers Improve Method to Recycle and Renew Used Cathodes from Lithium-Ion Batteries

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have improved their recycling process that regenerates degraded cathodes from spent lithium-ion batteries. The...
antioxidant

Smart Antioxidant-Containing Polymer Responds to Body Chemistry, Environment

Oxidants found within living organisms are byproducts of metabolism and are essential to wound-healing and immunity. However, when their concentrations become too...
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Tuning Terahertz Transmission

The ability to manipulate light on a subwavelength-scale could lead to a revolution in photonic devices such as antennas, solar panels, and...
lithium ion batteries

Perpetual Youth for Batteries?

A key issue with lithium ion batteries is aging. It significantly reduces their potential storage capacity. To date, very little is known...
Biosensor

Biosensor ‘Bandage’ Collects and Analyzes Sweat

Like other biofluids, sweat contains a wealth of information about what’s going on inside the body. However, collecting the fluid for analysis,...
Biodiversity

Biodiversity Loss in the Oceans Can Be Reversed Through Habitat Restoration

Biodiversity loss is considered to be one of the most severe global environmental problems. In our oceans, this decline is heavily influenced...
portable radar device

Tiny, Fast, Accurate Technology on the Radar

https://player.vimeo.com/video/307220053 The new device is compact: it fits into a 10-centimeter box, weighs less than 150 grams and is powered by a...
Fear of Heightsvideo

Effective Fear of Heights Treatment Without a Therapist

A fully self-guided treatment using virtual reality (VR) is effective in reducing fear of heights. A team of researchers from Vrije Universiteit...
Spintronics Devices

Neuron and Synapse-Mimetic Spintronics Devices Developed

A research group from Tohoku University has developed spintronics devices which are promising for future energy-efficient and adoptive computing systems, as they...
genetics

Engineering Cellular Function Without Living Cells

EPFL scientists have come up with a systematic method for studying and even predicting gene expression – without using cells. Using their...
stem cells

A Light-Activated Remote Control for Cells

What if doctors had a remote control that they could use to steer a patient’s own cells to a wound to speed...
Termitesvideo

X-Rays Reveal Secrets of Termites’ Self-Cooling, Self-Draining Skyscrapers

Many species of termite, whose societies are built on hierarchies of kings, queens, workers, and soldiers, live in towering nests that are...
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Extra Axis Makes for Cutting-Edge Fabrication

Adding an extra swinging axis to a 4-axis micro-lens fabrication process can boost the speed and cost-effectiveness of ultra-precise lens manufacturing1, which...
childhood epilepsy

Trial to Answer Dilemma of Treating Childhood Epilepsy

The nationwide Changing Agendas on Sleep, Treatment and Learning in Childhood Epilepsy (CASTLE) trial is led by Professor Deb Pal from King’s College London and Professor...
hydrogen panel

Researchers Shed More Light on Their Hydrogen Panel

How did bioscience engineers at KU Leuven manage to convert water vapour directly into hydrogen gas, with record efficiency? And does their...
child obesity

Regular Height and Weight Checks from Early Age Critical in Child Obesity Fight

Children monitored regularly for height and weight are less likely to be overweight according to research by University of Manchester and Oxford...
quantum computing

World-Record Quantum Computing Result for Sydney Teams

The quantum theory group at the University of Sydney is behind two papers published this month in Nature publications that are pushing...
bacterium C. difficile

Toxin-Spewing Bacteria Decoded

Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a central regulator of toxin production in the bacterium C. difficile, the most common...
Solar powered desalination

Solar Powered Desalination Offers Hope of a Global Shift in Agriculture

A revolution in irrigation that could secure water supplies and food production during drought is the goal of researchers at UNSW’s Global Water Institute.
Heart patch

Heart Patch Could Limit Muscle Damage in Heart Attack Aftermath

Researchers have designed a new type of adhesive patch that can be placed directly on the heart and may one day help...
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Poised for Survival

Exploring the survival strategies adopted by tumor cells when exposed to a cancer-treating drug, researchers in Singapore have identified mechanisms of drug-resistance...
climate change

Importance of Great Lakes Highlighted in New Climate Assessment

An assessment of how climate change impacts farming, urban populations, wildlife, and more in the Great Lakes region has been released by...
hardware data compression

A Novel Data-Compression Technique for Faster Computer Programs

A novel technique developed by MIT researchers rethinks hardware data compression to free up more memory used by computers and mobile devices,...
cybersecurity

Army Researchers Identify New Way to Improve Cybersecurity

With cybersecurity one of the nation's top security concerns and billions of people affected by breaches last year, government and businesses are...
methane

MOFs for Methane Manipulation

Methane is the main component of natural gas and there are vast reserves of this fossil fuel in reserves around the world....
electron camera

SLAC’s High-Speed ‘Electron Camera’ Films Molecular Movie in HD

With an extremely fast “electron camera” at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, researchers have made the first high-definition “movie”...
Methane

Untangling Methane Sources

With natural gas booming across the Front Range, drilling rigs may operate within feet from cattle farms. That shared land use can...
optical cardiography

Researchers 3D-Print System for Optical Cardiography

An international research team from the George Washington University, U.S., and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, has developed an...
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The Coincidental Complications of Coinfection

Chikungunya virus is rapidly spreading around the world and encroaching into areas already plagued by malaria, which means that more people are...
wheel unit

New Wheel Units Could Bring Vehicle Costs down

Vehicles could be affordably produced for a wide variety of specialized purposes using a sophisticated wheel unit developed by researchers at the...
5G Smartphone

Intel to Exit 5G Smartphone Modem Business

Intel Corporation today announced its intention to exit the 5G smartphone modem business and complete an assessment of the opportunities for 4G...
research grants

Army Awards Eight Research Grants to Address Complex Challenges

The U.S. Army awarded up to $50 million over five years to eight academic teams pursuing basic research across scientific disciplines.
robots

Robots That Can Sort Recycling

Every year trash companies sift through an estimated 68 million tons of recycling, which is the weight equivalent of more than 30 million...
Fluctuations

Fluctuations in the Void

In quantum physics the vacuum is not empty, but rather steeped in tiny fluctuations of the electromagnetic field. Until recently it was...
Solar Cells

Researchers Develop New Flexible Solar Cells

A joint research team has developed a new type of highly flexible and stable solar cell that could be used in wearable...
earthquake

How Fluid Viscosity Affects Earthquake Intensity

Fault zones play a key role in shaping the deformation of the Earth’s crust. All of these zones contain fluids, which heavily...
Smarter charging

Smarter Charging Is Key to Electromobility

For electric vehicles to be implemented on a large ​scale, smart solutions for charging are required. Currently, development of digital systems is...
OHSU

Preserving Fertility in Pediatric Cancer Survivors

One in three childhood cancer survivors is at risk of becoming infertile due to chemotherapy or radiation, and since their sperm or...
unmanned aerial vehicles

Insect-Inspired ARM Technology AIMS to Improve Drones

A drone delivery is great – on a perfect, sunny day. But what about when it’s windy? Most drones are not able...
memory research

Shining a Light on Memory

Fluorescent proteins make each neuron flash every time it becomes active. Brains don’t store memories...
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Research for Smart Satellites and Future Batteries

University of Adelaide researchers will play key roles in two new multimillion dollar national research centres boosting space industry and energy storage...
climate change

New Report Warns of Dangers to Great Lakes Health and Economy from Climate Change

Roughly 34 million people in the United States and Canada rely on the Great Lakes for drinking water, jobs, recreation, and more.
robots

Giving Robots a Better Feel for Object Manipulation

A new learning system developed by MIT researchers improves robots’ abilities to mold materials into target shapes and make predictions about interacting...
brain tumors

The Evolution of Brain Tumors

Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center found in a recent study that only three different genetic alterations drive the early development...
Hybrid Perovskite Ferroelectric

Scientists Design Two-dimensional Hybrid Perovskite Ferroelectric for Polarized-light Detection

Two-dimensional hybrid perovskite have attracted intense attention owing to their intriguing physical and photoelectric characteristics. In terms of the structure, two-dimensional hybrid...
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Hydrogen Mobility from Clean Energy Gaining Momentum in Europe

Although the mass roll-out of fuel cell electric vehicles is still years away, efforts to make hydrogen-powered cars mainstream have intensified in...
MXene

Need More Energy Storage? Just Hit ‘Print’

Researchers from Drexel University and Trinity College in Ireland, have created ink for an inkjet printer from a highly conductive type of...
Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Helps Diabetics and Aviation Engines

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear-and-tear is monitored.

RIT Researcher Collaborates with UR to Develop New Form of Laser for Sound

The optical laser has grown to a $10 billion global technology market since it was invented in 1960, and has led to...
Stomach Cancer

Mouse Study Yields Long-Awaited Insights into Human Stomach Cancer

Mice have been instrumental in the study of cancer, but like all animal models of human diseases, they have their limitations. For...
Solar evaporator

Solar Evaporator Offers a Fresh Route to Fresh Water

About a billion people around the world lack access to safe drinking water. Desalinating salty water into drinkable water can help to...
cancers, depression, tuberculosis

Anti-TB Drugs Can Increase Risk of TB Re-Infection

Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don’t, however, always prevent reinfection. Why...
carbon dioxide emissions

Alpine Tundra Releases Long-Frozen CO2

Thawing permafrost in high-altitude mountain ecosystems may be a stealthy, underexplored contributor to atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions, new CU Boulder research shows.
fluoride batteries

Team Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries

The Science Energy-dense fluoride batteries are exciting, but they only work at high temperatures. A collaboration of researchers recently...
antibiotics

Bacteria Bide Their Time When Antibiotics Attack

If an antibiotic doesn’t kill all the bacteria that infects a patient, the surviving bugs may be particularly adept at timing their...
Satellite

TESS Discovers its First Earth-Sized Planet

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS, has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet. The planet, named HD 21749c, is the smallest world outside...
breast cancer

Study in Mice Examines Impact of Reused Cooking Oil on Breast Cancer Progression

A new study in mice suggests that consuming the chemical compounds found in thermally abused cooking oil may trigger genetic changes that...
breast density notification laws

Breast Ultrasound and Cancer Detection Increased Under New Laws

State breast density notification laws that mandate reporting of mammogram results can prompt further screening and modestly boost cancer detection rates, say...
climate change

Climate Change and Drought Threaten Small Mountain Streams in the Sierra Nevada

Small mountain streams and the vibrant ecosystems they support were hit hard by the historic California drought of 2012 to 2015. Researchers...
deep learning

Make Deep Learning Faster and Simpler

Artificial intelligence systems based on deep learning are changing the electronic devices that surround us. The results of this...
Lithium-Ion Batteries

New Discovery Makes Fast-Charging, Better Performing Lithium-Ion Batteries Possible

Creating a lithium-ion battery that can charge in a matter of minutes but still operate at a high capacity is possible, according...
opioid crisis

Poor Management of Surgery Pain Key Contributor to Opioid Crisis

Over the past decade there has been an increasing reliance on strong opioids to treat acute and chronic pain, which has been...
nanogenerator

New Scientific Device Creates Electricity from Snowfall

UCLA researchers and colleagues have designed a new device that creates electricity from falling snow. The first of its kind, this device...
fertilizer

Solving the Mystery of Fertilizer Loss from Midwest Cropland

Farmers can’t predict their annual corn harvest with certainty, but with the help of new research from Michigan State University, they can...
Quantum dot

Quantum Dot Imaging Advances

Investigations of 'quantum dots' for looking deeply into body tissues are rapidly evolving, but more work is required to ensure they are...
Heart disease

TAU Scientists Print First 3D Heart Using Patient’s Own Cells and Materials

In a major medical breakthrough, Tel Aviv Universityresearchers have "printed" the world's first 3D vascularised engineered heart using a patient's own cells and...
portable device

​NTU Singapore Scientists Invent Handheld Device for Quick Monitoring of Drinking Water Quality

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a portable device, inspired by the ability of the human body, to...
Neurobiology

Primed for Memory Formation

A new study carried out in a collaboration between researchers from LMU and UC San Diego suggests that new sensory experiences are...
Nanoscale batteries

Nanoscale Batteries May Power Future Technology

Inside modern cell phones are billions of nanoscale switches that flip on and off, allowing the phone to function. These switches, called...
self-driving cars

Better Maps for Better Self-Driving Cars?

Radar technologies were originally designed to identify and track airborne military targets. Today they're more often used to detect motor vehicles, weather...
fusion devices

Physicists Improve Understanding of Heat and Particle Flow in the Edge of a Fusion...

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have discovered valuable information about how electrically charged gas...
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Many Who Recover from Addiction Still Have Chronic Health Problems, Diminished Quality of Life

Alcohol and other substance-use problems take enormous psychological and societal tolls on millions of Americans. Now a study from the Massachusetts General...
biosynthetic

A Biosynthetic Dual-Core Cell Computer

Controlling gene expression through gene switches based on a model borrowed from the digital world has long been one of the primary...
Volcano

Volcano Cliffs Can Affect Monitoring Data

The surfaces of many volcanoes feature steep walls or cliffs. These are often part of calderas - large craters left by a...
Heat Conduction

How to Freeze Heat Conduction

Every day we lose valuable energy in the form of waste heat - in technical devices at home, but also in large...
carbon dioxide

Oceans Are Buffering the World from Full Impact of Human-Produced CO2

The world’s oceans are helping to combat global warming. An international team of scientists, including University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Professor of Oceanography Christopher Sabine at the School of Ocean...
fire-retardant sensors

Scientists Create Fire-Retardant Sensors for Safety Gear in Harsh Environments

Imagine a device that could stand up to even the most intense fires so that it could automatically signal others when a...
microplastic fibres

Natural Fibres Really Better for the Environment Than Microplastic Fibres

Researchers from the University of Nottingham have found a much higher percentage of ‘natural’ fibres than microplastic fibres in freshwater and atmospheric...
video

Getting a Smart Tattoo Without Using Any Needle

A tattoo that is warning you for too many hours of sunlight exposure, or is alerting you for taking your medication? Next...
earthquake

Fibre Optics as an Earthquake Sensor

ETH experts in earth sciences and engineering geology have tested out a new method on the Rhone glacier that will allow detailed...
Perivascular spaces

Perivascular Spaces Linked to Worse Cognition

Enlarged perivascular spaces, which are commonly seen on brain MRIs in older adults, have important associations with worse cognitive performance, particularly information...
speed of light

UCF Researchers Develop Way to Control Speed of Pulses of Light, Send Them Backward

UCF researchers have developed a way to control the speed of pulses of light. Not only can they speed up a pulse...
Down syndrome

Down Syndrome in Europe – Has the Disorder Epidemiology Changed over the Last Quarter-Century?

Down syndrome, a disorder caused by trisomy of chromosome 21, accounts for approximately 8 % of all congenital anomalies.
blood cells and immune cells

Study Gives New Perspective on Production of Blood Cells and Immune Cells

A healthy adult makes about 2 million blood cells every second, and 99 percent of them are oxygen-carrying red blood cells. The...
Leukemic cells

New Genetically Encoded Sensor Isolates Hidden Leukemic Cells

Understanding how leukemic stem cells are regulated has become an important area of cancer research. All stem cells can multiply, proliferate and...
Jet Fuels

Bright Skies for Plant-Based Jet Fuels

With an estimated daily fuel demand of more than 5 million barrels per day, the global aviation sector is incredibly energy-intensive and...
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Volcanic Ash Particles Under the Microscope

Volcanic ash is hazardous to many aspects of our lives. When airborne, it can damage aircraft: its particles abrade aeroplane surfaces and...
blood cells

New Method for Separating Stiffer and Soft Blood Cells

Researchers at Forschungszentrum Jülich have developed a new method for measuring the deformability of red blood cells. Their elasticity, like many other...
climate change

Simultaneous Heatwaves Caused by Anthropogenic Climate Change

Without the climate change caused by human activity, simultaneous heatwaves would not have hit such a large area as they did last...
superconduction

Superconduction: Why Does It Have to Be so Cold?

Why does it always have to be so cold? We now know of a whole range of materials that – under certain...
terahertz cameras

Graphene Gives a Tremendous Boost to Future Terahertz Cameras

Detecting terahertz (THz) light is extremely useful for two main reasons. Firstly, THz technology is becoming a key element in applications regarding...
malaria

Malaria and the Doctor Who Changed the Rules of Treatment

The people of Burma, now Myanmar, were being devastated by conflict and drug resistant malaria, when alumna Rose McGready arrived. It was...
Optoelectronic Devices

NRL Develops Laser Processing Method to Increase Efficiency of Optoelectronic Devices

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) discovered a new method to passivate defects in next generation optical materials to improve...
neurological disorders

Brain-Like Model Provides Hope for Millions with Alzheimer’s, Other Neurological Disorders

Up to 1 billion people, nearly one in six of the world’s population, suffer from neurological disorders. The number of people with those...
satellite

NASA Tech One Step Closer to Launch on Next Falcon Heavy

A new kind of atomic clock, non-toxic propellant system and missions to characterize how space weather interferes with satellites and communication transmissions...
electronic cigarette

JUUL Electronic Cigarette Products Linked to Cellular Damage

Little is known about the potential health effects of JUUL e-cigarette products that have recently risen in popularity, especially among adolescents. The...
Perovskite-based solar cells

The Interface Makes the Difference

A collaboration led by ICIQ’s Palomares group deepens the understanding of the impact that changing the materials in a perovskite solar cell has on...
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Engineers Create ‘Lifelike’ Material with Artificial Metabolism

As a genetic material, DNA is responsible for all known life. But DNA is also a polymer. Tapping...
light-emitting diode

Light from Exotic Particle States

When particles bond in free space, they normally create atoms or molecules. However, much more exotic bonding states can be produced inside...
hydrogel

Researchers Develop a Hydrogel for Enhanced Cell Encapsulation and Delivery

Tissue engineering is a medical solution that uses living cells to repair or replace structural tissue, such as blood vessels, bone, cartilage,...