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nanoelectronics

New Research: This Nanoelectronics Breakthrough Could Lead to More Efficient Quantum...

Researchers from Concordia have made a breakthrough that could help your electronic devices get even smarter. Their findings, which examine electron behaviour within nanoelectronics, have...
methane

A New Way to Harness Wasted Methane

Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to...
nanotubes

Long Nanotubes Make Strong Fibers

To make continuous, strong and conductive carbon nanotube fibers, it’s best to start with long nanotubes, according to scientists at Rice University. The Rice lab...
volcanic emissions

Is It Gonna Blow? Measuring Volcanic Emissions from Space

Late last month, a stratovolcano in Bali named Mount Agung began to smoke. Little earthquakes trembled beneath the mountain. Officials have since evacuated thousands...
plant metabolism

New Technique Tracks Plant Photosynthesis from Space

University of Sydney and NASA researchers have developed a revolutionary new technique to image plant photosynthesis using satellite-based remote-sensing, with potential applications in climate...
smart quad-generation plant

NUS Researchers Develop 4-in-1 Smart Utilities Plant Custom-made for Tropical Climate

A research breakthrough achieved by a team led by Associate Professor Ernest Chua from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at National University of Singapore...
climate

NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike

A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration...
Ceramic Pump

Ceramic Pump Moves Molten Metal at a Record 1,400 Degrees Celsius

The new pump could facilitate high efficiency, low-cost thermal storage, providing a new way to store renewable energy generated by wind and solar power,...
climate changevideo

Climate Change could Bring much Earlier Water Runoff in Sierra Nevada...

California has taken a wild weather ride over the past two years: A historic drought finally came to an end, and the winter of...
bio methane

Bio-Methane Transforms from Landfill Waste to Energy Source

Methane is far more damaging as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide—25 times more so. The gas, which is produced by decomposing organic materials...
Solar-Powered Devices

UMD Researchers Work to Mitigate Water Scarcity Crisis with Solar-Powered Devices...

Engineers at the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering have created a novel technological solution to the pressing global challenge of water...
greenhouse gases

Engineered River Diversions Sequester Carbon in Deltas

Researchers from the University of Florida have found that a delta of a distributary on the Mississippi River created by coastal engineering efforts may...
glass

Brazilian Researcher Proposes New Definition of Glass

Is glass a solid or a liquid? This question, which has been vigorously discussed by specialists in the field for some decades, has just...
cement

Database Clarifies Bottom-Up Design of Cement

An international team of scientists led by EPFL Lausanne, ETH Zurich and Rice University has created a database of molecular dynamics models that simulate...
green algae

Tiny Green Algae Reveal Large Genomic Variation

The Science Although they are invisible to the unaided eye, tiny green algae calledOstreococcus play a big role in how carbon, including carbon dioxide (CO2),...
climate change

Soil’s Contribution to the Carbon Cycle in a Warming World

Microbiologist Kristen DeAngelis and her graduate student Grace Pold at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with colleagues at Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL)...
biocoal

This Ingenious Approach Not Only Binds CO2, but Also Improves the...

There is a new addition among the greenhouses at the Skjærgaarden nursery – Norway’s first biocoal plant. Biocoal is identical to charcoal (or barbecue...
battery

Leading the Way in Battery Technology

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced the universities that will lead pioneering research into the next generation of battery technology. "...fostering innovative research collaboration between our...
Green Algae

Green Algae Could Hold Clues for Engineering Faster-Growing Crops

Scientists have discovered more about how green algae - the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds – is able to siphon carbon...
diamonds

Diamonds Track Cancer

You would not expect diamonds to have anything to do with cancer treatment. But they can actually they improve patients’ chances of survival. “Using traditional...