Friday, June 14, 2019
spintronics

Small Currents for Big Gains in Spintronics

UTokyo researchers have created an electronic component that demonstrates functions and abilities important to future generations of computational logic and memory devices....
Arrhythmia

Blood Pressure and Glucose Control May Prevent Common Arrhythmia

Blood-pressure and glucose control may be effective in preventing heart block, a common form of arrhythmia, and the subsequent need for a...
Wood Technology

Latest UMD Wood Technology Could Make Homes Cooler and More Energy...

Researchers at the University of Maryland and University of Colorado Boulder show in new research that the same tiny internal structures that...

Hot-Glue Gun

Hot-Glue Gun for Advanced Healing

Hot-glue guns can be used for more than putting together cardboard furniture, home decorations, and toys. In fact, researchers at the Technion–Israel...

insulating material

A Novel Theory of Heat, in the Search for Efficient Thermoelectrics

EPFL and MARVEL researchers have developed a new theory for heat conduction that can finally describe and predict the thermal conductivity of any...
liquefied natural gas

Replacing Diesel with Liquefied Natural Gas Allows for a Fuel Economy of up to...

The substitution of diesel oil by liquefied natural gas (LNG) for cargo transportation in São Paulo would possibly lead to a significant...
video

iPhone Plus Nanoscale Porous Silicon Equals Cheap, Simple Home Diagnostics

The simplest home medical tests might look like a deck of various silicon chips coated in special film, one that could detect...
Autonomous Robotic

Pitt, CMU to Create an Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University each have been awarded four-year contracts totaling more than $7.2 million from the U.S. Department of...
bacterial ecosystem

Detecting Bacteria in Space

Scientists at the University of Montreal and McGill University have pioneered and tested a new genomic methodology which reveals a complex bacterial...
Organs-on-Chips

Enhanced Human Blood-Brain Barrier Chip Performs in Vivo-Like Drug and Antibody Transport

Like airport security barriers that either clear authorized or block unauthorized travelers and their luggage from accessing central operation areas, the blood-brain...
3D printed device

Turning Waste Heat into Electrical Power: 3D Printed Device Could Help Cut Energy Bills...

A new 3-D printed thermoelectric device, which converts heat into electric power with an efficiency factor over 50% higher than the previous...
Two-dimensional materials

Researchers ‘Stretch’ the Ability of 2D Materials to Change Technology

Two-dimensional (2D) materials—as thin as a single layer of atoms—have intrigued scientists with their flexibility, elasticity, and unique electronic properties since first...
Streptococcus A vaccine

Vaccine One Step Closer for One of the World’s Biggest Killers

The search for a global Streptococcus A vaccine has narrowed after researchers sequenced the DNA of more than 2000 samples of the bacteria worldwide.

Ready, Jet…Print!

organic solar cells
Inkjet printing is expected to fast track the commercialization of organic solar cells. Researchers from the KAUST Solar Center have exploited this technique to...

Extremely Compact Reactor Has Potential to Reduce Global CO2 Emissions Significantly

CO2 emissions
New paper in Science suggests that as much as one percent of global CO2 emissions can be saved if electrified, and significantly...

Missouri S&T to Compete in 2020 Solar Decathlon

Solar Decathlon
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it selected Missouri S&T to compete in the 2020 Solar Decathlon. Missouri S&T...