Saturday, October 20, 2018
quantum computers

Molecular Memory Can Be Used to Increase the Memory Capacity of...

Single-molecule magnets are molecules capable of remembering the direction of a magnetic field that has been applied to them over relatively long periods of...
medical biomarkers

Team’s Study Reveals Hidden Lives of Medical Biomarkers

What do medical biomarkers do on evenings and weekends, when they might be considered off the clock? The hidden lives of medical biomarkers are the...
Ultrafast Optical Fiber

Next-Gen Ultrafast Optical Fiber-Based Electron Gun to Reveal Atomic Motions During...

One of the most enduring “Holy Grail” experiments in science has been attempts to directly observe atomic motions during structural changes. This prospect underpins...
cyber security

Army Researcher Minimizes the Impact of Cyber-Attacks in Cloud Computing

Through a collaborative research effort, an Army researcher has made a novel contribution to cloud security and the management of cyberspace risks. According to U.S....

solar cell technologyvideo

DTU Optimizes Solar Cell Technology

The results are expected to contribute to Denmark becoming the leader in the field in the solar industry. The Danish energy company European Energy has just established...

high speed wireless Internet

Successful Tests Mark Important Milestone Towards a 5G Future

The development of European technology at millimetre wave aims to solve two major challenges of modern communications – a way of wirelessly transmit to...
salt mummies

Buried in Salt for Centuries

In 1993, miners in the north-western part of Iran made an accidental discovery that brought about a number of spectacular finds. In salt mines...
optical communications

Graphene May Exceed Bandwidth Demands of Future Telecommunications

The researchers have demonstrated how properties of graphene – a two-dimensional form of carbon - enable ultra-wide bandwidth communications and low power consumption to...
cancer stem cells

In Pursuit of the Elusive Stem Cell

How does the body renew itself? How do cancer cells use the same or similar processes to form tumors and spread throughout the body?...
Lyme Disease

New Techniques Can Detect Lyme Disease Weeks Before Current Tests

Researchers have developed techniques to detect Lyme disease bacteria weeks sooner than current tests, allowing patients to start treatment earlier. The findings appear in the...
Neurological Disease

Building a Patchwork Brain to Study Neurological Disease

Scientists at UCSF and Boston Children’s Hospital have developed a new technique for making mice with brains that combine the genetics of two different...
wearable sweat rate sensor

Skin Hardness to Estimate Better Human Thermal Status

Under the same temperature and humidity, human thermal status may vary due to individual body constitution and climatic environment. A KAIST research team previously...
smart watch sensors

New Smart Watch Algorithms Can Help Identify Why You Are Sleeping Poorly

Our project aims to unlock the full potential of off-the-shelf consumer smartwatches, taking advantage of their sophisticated suite of sensors to gain a fuller...
Broad Energy and Environment

Broad Energy and Environment Study Led by CU Boulder Ends with Significant Findings

A massive research and education effort on energy and environmental issues led by CU Boulder engineering faculty is ending after a five-year run with...

A Stabilizing Influence Enables Lithium-Sulfur Battery Evolution

In late July of 2008 a British solar plane set an unofficial flight-endurance record by remaining aloft for more than three days straight. Lithium-sulfur...

Pentacene Patterns Prove Crucial for Solar Power

Renewable solar power
Renewable solar power can be harnessed using solar cells, which are made of materials called semiconductors. In a solar cell, electrons are generated when photons, or...

Next-Generation Batteries for E-mobility and Stationary Storage Systems

Batteries
Big storage capacities, short charging times, and no burnable liquid electrolytes – the solid-state battery is to enable safe electric mobility with large ranges...