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waste management

Crushed Mining Waste Can Replace Cement

Mountains of mining waste from all over the world are waiting to be resurrected as concrete construction material. New research at DTU Civil...
World’s Measurement System

A Turning Point for Humanity: Redefining the World’s Measurement System

After decades of groundbreaking laboratory work, the world’s scientific and technical community is about to redefine four of the seven base units for the...
wireless systemvideo

Wireless System Can Power Devices Inside the Body

MIT researchers, working with scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, have developed a new way to power and communicate with devices implanted deep within...
surface plasmon polaritonsvideo

A New Bose–Einstein Condensate

Nearly a hundred years ago, Albert Einstein and Satyendra Nath Bose predicted that quantum mechanics can force a large number of particles to behave...
small electronic devices

Stanford Researchers Develop New Method for Waking up Small Electronic Devices

As smartphone users know all too well, a sleeping device can still suck the life out of a battery. One solution for extending the...
flu epidemic

Amid Flu Epidemic, More Bad News About Its Spread

Getting lots of sleep, drinking lots of water, sneezing into the crook of your arm and getting a vaccination no doubt will help fight...
magnetoencephalography

Researchers at Sandia Work on New Way to Image Brain

Sandia National Laboratories researchers want to use small magnetic sensors to image the brain in a way that’s simpler and less expensive than the...
aerial vehicle

Aerial Vehicle Flying Freely with Independently Controlled Main Wings

Aerial vehicles in a typical category have main wings fixed to the body (fuselage) in an integrated form. Shape of main wings, namely airfoil,...
quantum

Quantum “Spooky Action at a Distance” Becoming Practical

Scientists from Griffith University have overcome a major challenge in applying a strange quantum effect to real applications.The team from the Centre for Quantum Dynamics have...
Ultrasonic Therapyvideo

A Safer Route to Ultrasonic Therapy

Researchers at Duke University have discovered a way to enhance the effectiveness and safety of sonogenetics or ultrasonic modulation, emerging techniques that use sound...
robotics

Stanford Students Learn to Enhance Computers and Robots with Touch

The woman’s eyes were closed, her hands at her sides, as she walked confidently toward a wall. Just before making contact, she jerked to...
energy storage

Paving the Way for a Non-Electric Battery to Store Solar Energy

Materials chemists have been trying for years to make a new type of battery that can store solar or other light-sourced energy in chemical...
depth sensors

New Depth Sensors Could Be Sensitive Enough for Self-Driving Cars

For the past 10 years, the Camera Culture group at MIT’s Media Lab has been developing innovative imaging systems — from a camera that...
Micro-spectrometer

Micro-Spectrometer Opens Door to a Wealth of New Smartphone Functions

Spectrometry, the analysis of visible and invisible light, has an enormous range of applications. Every material and every tissue has its own ‘footprint’ in...
chemical detector

A Shoe-Box-Sized Chemical Detector

A chemical sensor prototype developed at the University of Michigan will be able to detect "single-fingerprint quantities" of substances from a distance of more...
hyperlens

Hyperlens Crystal Capable of Viewing Living Cells in Unprecedented Detail

Just imagine: An optical lens so powerful that it lets you view features the size of a small virus on the surface of a...
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Battery Research Could Triple Range of Electric Vehicles

New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles.The breakthrough involves the...
optical computing

Squeezing Light into a Tiny Channel Brings Optical Computing a Step...

Light is desirable for use in computing because it can carry a higher density of information and is much faster and more efficient than...
sensor

Nature’s Silent Sentinels Could Help Detect Security Threats

Few military requirements are as enduring as the need for timely, accurate information.To meet this demand, the Department of Defense invests heavily in the...
Cosmic Explosion

Astronomers Discover New Type of Cosmic Explosion

An international team of astronomers, including a University of Southampton expert, has discovered a new type of explosion in a distant galaxy. The explosion, called...