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semiconductors

Stretching to Perfection of 2-D Semiconductors

The Science Compressing a semiconductor to bring atoms closer together or stretching it to move them farther apart can dramatically change how electricity flows and...
antibiotics

How Robots Could Solve the Antibiotics Production Crisis

“A WHO report in February listed a worrying number of pathogens that threaten our health because there are fewer and fewer drugs that can...
radioactive waste

A Fast Reactor System to Shorten the Lifetime of Long-Lived Fission...

A team of scientists at Tokyo Tech working in collaboration with Tohoku University, Tokyo City University and Japan Atomic Energy Agency has proposed a...
solar cell

Twisting Molecule Wrings More Power from Solar Cells

The Science Inside a solar cell, sunlight excites electrons. But these electrons often don’t last long enough to go on to power cell phones or...
sensory neurons

Why Head and Face Pain Causes More Suffering

Hate headaches? The distress you feel is not all in your -- well, head. People consistently rate pain of the head, face, eyeballs, ears...
three-eyed beetle

Indiana University Biologists Create Beetle with Functional Extra Eye

On "Game of Thrones," a three-eyed raven holds the secrets of the past, present and future in a vast fantasy kingdom. But for real-world...
type 2 diabetes

Study Reveals How a Very Low Calorie Diet Can Reverse Type...

In a new study, a Yale-led research team uncovers how a very low calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in animal models....
batteries

Imec and Panasonic Introduce Innovative Nanocomposite Electrolyte for Next-Generation Batteries

Today, at the Imec Technology Forum Japan, imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies and Panasonic, announced that they...
microfluidic devicesvideo

Tech Increases Microfluidic Research Data Output 100-fold

Researchers have developed a technique that allows users to collect 100 times more spectrographic information per day from microfluidic devices, as compared to the...
cancer genes

Scientists Identify 27 Novel Cancer Genes

“Our cells have two copies of tumour suppressor genes that, when lost in mutated cells, cause cancer,” says Jonas Demeulemeester. “Using a new statistical...
dioxane

Dioxane-Chomping Microbe has Helpful Gene

Rice University researchers have discovered a bacteria-borne gene that helps degrade a form of dioxane, a groundwater contaminant and suspected carcinogen. The discovery could...
sperm

Long, Mysterious Strips of RNA Contribute to Low Sperm Count

Scientists have found distinctive portions of genetic material—known as lncRNAs—that help sperm develop. A study published in Biology of Reproduction found male mice lacking...
vaccine

New 3-D Fabrication Technique Could Deliver Multiple Doses of Vaccine in...

A new 3-D fabrication technique invented by a UConn engineering professor could provide a safe and convenient way to deliver multiple doses of a...
nanotechvideo

Nanotech Advances Future Mobile Devices and Wearable Technology

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than...
magnets

Separating Chemicals With Magnets

A team of researchers at the Gas Research Center (GRC) are working to reduce the high energy costs of industrial chemical separation processes with...
neurodegenerative diseases

Cellular Power Outage

A common feature of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or Huntington's disease are deposits of aggregated proteins in the patient's cells that cause...
biopsies

Team to Develop Steerable Robotic Needle for Biopsies

Collaboration between a mechanical engineer at Vanderbilt University and a pulmonologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has resulted in a National Institutes of...
gut capsule

Fellowship a Tasty Treat for Disease-Busting Gut Capsule

The ingestible capsule uses sensors to measure gases in the intestinal tract that help detect disease and disorders. What’s missing is the ability to...
Nerve-damage Disorder, Mature B Lymphocytes, Alzheimer's Disease, hepatitis c infection, depression, penicillin, Leukemia, Anti-Angiogenesis, diabetes, conversion disorder, lymphoma, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

Mature B Lymphocytes Accelerate the Healing of Diabetic Ulcers, Other Skin...

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has found a surprising potential solution to a persistent clinical problem – the healing of chronic wounds....
robotvideo

New Robobee Flies, Dives, Swims and Explodes out the of Water

We’ve seen RoboBees that can fly, stick to walls, and dive into water. Now, get ready for a hybrid RoboBee that can fly, dive...