Friday, April 19, 2019
magnets

Lasers Make Magnets Behave like Fluids

For years, researchers have pursued a strange phenomenon: When you hit an ultra-thin magnet with a laser, it abruptly de-magnetizes. Imagine the magnet...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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New SCATTIRSTORM Microscope Could Improve Bioenergy Production

The construction of a new multimodal optical microscope, SCATTIRSTORM, that could enable more efficient bioenergy production, is the focus of a three-year,...
SCATTIRSTORM, flexible solar cells, C. difficile infection, bladder cancer, Dysarthria, adolescent, neurons, immune system, sintering, Melanoma, hydrogen fuel cells, Parkinson’s disease, sleep apnea, parasitic worms, melanoma, climate, wastewater

New Center Founded to Develop More Efficient Flexible Solar Cells

New organic materials for creating advanced, flexible, light-weight solar cells and electronics for military and civilian use in remote areas away from...
breast cancer

Triple Negative Breast Cancers Can Adopt Reversible State That Is Resistant to Chemotherapy

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells can develop resistance to frontline, or neoadjuvant, chemotherapy not by acquiring...
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...
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...
Deforestation

Deforestation in Brazil Could Significantly Increase Local Surface Temperatures

By 2050, deforestation in Brazil could increase local temperatures there by 1.45 degrees Celsius (2.61 degrees Fahrenheit), according to a new study....
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...
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...

Solar Evaporator Offers a Fresh Route to Fresh Water

Solar evaporator
About a billion people around the world lack access to safe drinking water. Desalinating salty water into drinkable water can help to...

Perpetual Youth for Batteries?

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

Engineers Create ‘Lifelike’ Material with Artificial Metabolism

artificial metabolism, microfluidic device, pregnancy, immune cells, emotions, solitons, enzyme, schistosomiasis, infrared light, brain cancer, chronic pain, Artificial intelligence, immune response, prostate cancer, pollution mitigation, colony collapse, brain diseases, E. coli, enzyme sirtuin 6
As a genetic material, DNA is responsible for all known life. But DNA is also a polymer. Tapping...