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Zimmer's conjecture

International Workshop to Recognize IU Mathematician’s Breakthrough Work on ‘Zimmer’s Conjecture’

A major mathematical breakthrough led by an Indiana University Bloomington professor will be the subject of an international conference this month in California. IU mathematician David...
metamaterials

Building Blocks to Create Metamaterials

Engineers at Caltech and ETH Zürich in Switzerland have created a method to systematically design metamaterials using principles of quantum mechanics. Their work could pave...
hair dyes

Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes

North Carolina State University researchers have created the largest publicly available chemical database of hair dye substances as a resource for developing a new...
Greenhouse technology

Greenhouse Technology Could Be the Future of Food

CU Boulder engineers have received a $2.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a scalable, cost-effective greenhouse material that...
magnetic resonance imaging

A Parallel MRI Method Accelerating Imaging Time Proposed

KAIST researchers proposed new technology that reduces MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) acquisition time to less than a sixth of the conventional method. They made...
proteinvideo

A Virus-Like Protein Is Important for Cognition and Memory

A protein involved in cognition and storing long-term memories looks and acts like a protein from viruses. The protein, called Arc, has properties similar...
graphene

Researchers Measure Single Atoms in a Graphene ‘Petri-Dish’

Researchers working at The University of Manchester have shown new possibilities for observing nanomaterials in liquids by creating a graphene ‘petri-dish’. New 2-dimensional nanomaterials have...
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Picking Winners from Millions of Possibilities

A high-throughput scan of possible compositions for a new class of materials known as MXenes gives researchers invaluable direction for picking the best candidate...
Alzheimer’s, aging, hearing loss, implantable muscle stimulator

Probing Alzheimer’s at Both Ends of the Spectrum

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have received two grant awards, in partnership with investigators from other institutions, from the National...
MXene, Metal-assisted chemical etching, nanomedicine, Colorectal cancer, cancer therapy, liver inflammation, cancer treatment, Semiconductor lasers, zika virus, catalysts, stem cells, fetal immune system, genetic disease, liver cancer, cancer, liver cancer, RNA editing, obesity, Microcapsules, genetic disease, Piezoelectrics, cancer, magnesium alloy, Quantum materials, therapeutic antibodies, diabetes, 2D materials, lithium-ion batteries, obesity, lupus, surfactants, Sterilization, skin on chip, Magnetic Skyrmions, cyber-security, wound infections, human genetics, immune system, eczema, solar cells, Antimicrobials, joint disorder, genetics, cancer

A Catalyst for Change in Chemical Etching

Metal-assisted chemical etching, or ‘MacEtch’, is used to fabricate a range of nanostructures, but damaging movements of the catalyst during vertical etching processes hamper its wider...
quantum physics

Quantum Physics Turned into Tangible Reality

The usual procedure goes like this: you have a complex physical system and attempt to explain its behaviour through as simple a model as...
DNA repair

Snapshot of DNA Repair

DNA is like the computer code of the body, and it must be preserved for our bodies to survive. Yet, as cells grow and...
nanotube fibersvideo

Nanotube Fibers in a Jiffy

The terms “handmade” and “high tech” are not commonly found in the same sentence, but they both apply to a Rice University method to...
3D printing

3D Printing Creates Super-Soft Structures That Replicate Brain and Lungs

Imperial College London researchers have developed a new method for creating 3D structures using cryogenics (freezing) and 3D printing techniques. This builds on previous research...
zika

Metabolic Pathway Involved in Immune Response to Zika Participates in Neurogenesis

Researchers at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in São Paulo State, Brazil, have identified molecules that serve as markers of Zika in blood serum...
gyroscope

‘Gyroscope’ Molecules Form Crystal That’s Both Solid and Full of Motion

Molecular machines, much smaller than single cells, may one day be able to deliver drugs to kill cancer cells or patrol your body for...