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metal-organic frameworks

Matthew Ryder: Understanding the Stability of Next-Generation Materials

Scientists and engineers are always searching for ways to solve the world’s biggest challenges, such as reducing carbon emissions, creating more effective...
global warming

Global Warming Increases the Risk of an Extinction Domino Effect

The complex network of interdependencies between plants and animals multiplies the species at risk of extinction due to environmental change, according to...
magnetic fields

The Biermann Battery Effect: Spontaneous Generation of Magnetic Fields and Their...

The Science When hot, ionized gases known as plasmas in the interstellar media collide, the electron density and temperature...
smallest wearable device

World’s Smallest Wearable Device Warns of Uv Exposure, Enables Precision Phototherapy

The world’s smallest wearable, battery-free device has been developed by Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering scientists to measure exposure to light...
cancer cells

‘Orphan’ RNAs Make Cancer Deadlier, But Potentially Easier to Diagnose

Scientists have long known that cancer can hijack a cell’s existing regulatory circuitry and transform healthy cells into deadly malignancies. But a new discovery...
Heavy Elements

Very Heavy Elements Deliver More Electrons

The Science Actinides, a series of 15 radioactive elements, are vital to medicine, energy, and national defense. Scientists examined two exceedingly rare actinides, berkelium and...
quantum science

Quantum Science Turns Social

In a future characterized by algorithms with ever increasing computational power, it becomes essential to understand the difference between human and machine intelligence. This...
optical fibers

New Air-Filled Fiber Bundle Could Make Endoscopes Smaller

Researchers have fabricated a new kind of air-filled optical fiber bundle that could greatly improve endoscopes used for medical procedures like minimally invasive surgeries...
Bose-Einstein condensate

Bose-Einstein Condensate Generated in Space for the First Time

A team of scientists from Germany has succeeded in creating a Bose-Einstein condensate for the first time in space on board a research rocket....
Cryogenic

Some like It Cryogenic

Sandia National Laboratories helped design the first generation of fueling stations for hydrogen-powered cars so that they’re as safe as conventional gas stations. Now, Sandia is...
quantum physics

SUSU Scientists Study Light to Create Technologies of the Future

Scientists of the Faculty of Physics of the SUSU Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics predict new optical effects in light beams which in perspective will...
polio

Polio Is Not Going Away Without a Fight – It’s Vital...

Over the last thirty years the number of polio cases across the world have dwindled from over 350,000 cases a year to just 20....
Cancer Cells

Scientists Develop Platform to Kill Cancer Cells

For the first time ever, scientists have shown that a hybrid nanomaterial based on magnetite-gold particles can serve as a universal platform to both detect cancer cells anywhere in the...
Breast Cancer

Research Identifies New Treatment Targets in Breast Cancer

Scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U), in collaboration with the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, have generated the first single...
brain scans

Revealing Brain Scans: AI Can Predict Personality

MRI image data can reveal information on a person’s personality traits. This was shown by scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich and the University of Düsseldorf...
spin qubit

Strong Coupling Through Spin Trio

In order to make qubits less susceptible to interference for quantum computers, it is preferable to use the spin of an electron, for example. ETH...
Brain Disease

Can Scientists Leverage Mysterious Mossy Cells for Brain Disease Treatments?

A small population of brain cells deep in a memory-making region of the brain controls the production of new neurons and may have a...
metallic hydrogen

Researchers Unravel More Mysteries of Metallic Hydrogen

Metallic hydrogen is one of the rarest materials on Earth, yet more than 80 percent of planets—including Jupiter, Saturn, and hundreds of extrasolar planets—are...
quantum computers

Microscopic Trampoline May Help Create Networks of Quantum Computers

Take a bounce: A microscopic trampoline could help engineers to overcome a major hurdle for quantum computers, researchers from CU Boulder and the National...
cryopreserve

Nature’s Antifreeze Inspires Revolutionary Bacteria Cryopreservation Technique

Synthetic reproductions of antifreeze proteins found in polar fish can be used to cryopreserve - or ‘freeze’ – bacteria Revolutionary approach is more...