Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Semiconductor

Panasonic to Team up with IBM Japan in Improving Semiconductor Manufacturing...

IBM Japan, Ltd. and Panasonic Corporation's subsidiary, Panasonic Smart Factory Solutions Co., Ltd. (hereafter "Panasonic"), announced today that the companies have agreed...
Type 2 diabetes

Professor ‘Taken Aback’ by Findings Linking PTSD Treatment with Lower Diabetes...

University of Virginia professor and clinical psychologist Peter Tuerk and his colleagues at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and the National...
topological insulators

How to Control Friction in Topological Insulators

Topological insulators are innovative materials that conduct electricity on the surface, but act as insulators on the inside. Physicists at the University...
microbiome

Unlocking the Biochemical Treasure Chest Within Microbes

Secondary metabolites – the compounds produced by microbes to mediate internal and external messaging, self-defense, and chemical warfare – are the basis for hundreds...

battery

Innovative Heat Battery Gets 7 Million Euro Grant from EU

The battery developed by TU/e and TNO uses thermochemical material to store renewable energy in an inexpensive and lossless way.

antibiotic resistance

A Lego-Like Approach to Improve Nature’s Own Ability to Kill Dangerous Bacteria

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers antibiotic resistance one of the most urgent public health threats, one that affects communities worldwide....
Washable Textile Devices

That New Yarn?! — Wearable, Washable Textile Devices Are Possible With MXene-Coated Yarns

Producing functional fabrics that perform all the functions we want, while retaining the characteristics of fabric we’re accustomed to is no easy...
drug resistant infections

Scientists Establish New Way to Test for Drug Resistant Infections

Beta-lactam antibiotics (such as penicillin) are one of the most important classes of antibiotics, but resistance to them has grown to such...
Salmonella

How Salmonella Tackles Cellular Defense Mechanisms

Bacterial infections represent a major public health concern, accounting for over 300 million foodborne illnesses and 60% of related fatalities globally. Salmonella alone is...
biofuels

Betting on Waste

Michelle O'MalleyPhoto Credit: COURTESY IMAGE Most of the materials that maintain our modern lives — fuels,...
catalyst

Researchers Seek to Revolutionize Catalyst Design with Machine Learning

Researchers from Penn State and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have received a $1.2 million grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to...
topological insulators

How to Control Friction in Topological Insulators

Topological insulators are innovative materials that conduct electricity on the surface, but act as insulators on the inside. Physicists at the University...
liquid-cell technology

Scientists Have First 3D View of Life’s Processes in Liquid

A new liquid-cell technology allows scientists to see living biological materials and systems in three dimensions under an electron microscope, according to...
Neural Networks

Neural Networks

If you have a smart phone with facial recognition, you may have wondered: How does your device learn to recognize your face...

BAE Systems Unveils Next-Generation Electric Propulsion System for Transit Buses to...

electric propulsion system
BAE Systems, a world leader in electric propulsion systems, unveiled its next-generation full battery electric power and propulsion system for transit buses....

Watching Energy Transport Through Biomimetic Nanotubes

biomimetic nanotubes
Simple Science Summary Plants and some bacteria catch light with special light-harvesting antennae, and use the energy. These systems...

New Approach Suggests Path to Emissions-Free Cement

emissions-free cement
It’s well known that the production of cement — the world’s leading construction material — is a major source of greenhouse gas...