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technology nodes

The Supervia: A Promising Scaling Booster for the (Sub-)3nm Technology Node

Today’s back-end-of-line technologyInterconnects – the tiny wiring schemes in chips’ back-end-of-line – distribute clock and other signals, provide power and ground for various electronic...
perovskite silicon tandem solar cells

New Records for Perovskite Silicon Tandem Solar Cells Through Improved Light...

Using microstructured layers, an HZB team was able to increase the efficiency of perovskite silicon tandem solar cells to currently 25.5 percent, the highest...
dietary guidelines

Update Dietary Guidelines to Save People and Planet, Scientists Urge

Well-balanced and predominantly plant-based diets can lead to improved nutrient levels, reduce premature deaths from chronic diseases by more than 20%, and lower greenhouse...
sepsis

Tracking a Killer

A major cause of human disability and death throughout the world, sepsis is a condition that begins with an infection, progresses rapidly and can...
Alzheimer’s Disease, Earth’s crust, diabetes, brain tumor, vitamin d, schizophrenia

AI Could Predict Cognitive Decline Leading to Alzheimer’s Disease in the...

A team of scientists has successfully trained a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to make accurate predictions regarding cognitive decline leading to Alzheimer’s disease.Dr....
solar water-splitting

New World Record for Direct Solar Water-Splitting Efficiency

Hydrogen will play a central role as a storage medium in sustainable energy systems. An international team of researchers has now succeeded in raising...
Mini solar factory

Mini Solar Factory Now Also Works When It’s Cloudy

Using sunlight for sustainable and cheap production of, for example, medicines. The 'mini-factory' in the form of a leaf that chemical engineers from Eindhoven...
recyclable polymer

‘Infinitely’ Recyclable Polymer Shows Practical Properties of Plastics

The world fell in love with plastics because they’re cheap, convenient, lightweight and long-lasting. For these same reasons, plastics are now trashing the Earth.Colorado...
Soft Microfibers

Bioengineered Soft Microfibers Improve T-cell Production

T cells play a key role in the body’s immune response against pathogens. As a new class of therapeutic approaches, T cells are being...
crops

Root Discovery May Lead to Crops That Need Less Fertilizer

Bean plants that suppress secondary root growth in favor of boosting primary root growth forage greater soil volume to acquire phosphorus, according to Penn...
thermoelectric generator

Thermoelectric Generator Capable of Generating Power at Any Time in the...

Power generation output decreased to 1/3 as a result of converting a conventional water-cooled thermoelectric power generator to air-cooling. So AIST developed a heat...
lung microbiome

Natural Lung Bacteria Offer Clues on Treating Airway Infections, Says Expert

An Imperial College London expert has highlighted the importance of studying lung microorganisms, known as the lung microbiome, in helping us to understand and...
child body measurements, tardive dyskinesia, anesthesia, morality, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, neurodegenerative diseases, heart attack, depression, Kidney disease

Study Shows Link Between Regular Attendance at Religious Services and Health...

Researchers from the Emory Rollins School of Public Health have published a paper inPLOS ONE that links regular attendance at religious services with improved...
fuel cells

Study Boosts Hope for Cheaper Fuel Cells

Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes or modified graphene nanoribbons may be suitable replacements for platinum for fast oxygen reduction, the key reaction in fuel cells that...
quantum bits

What’s the Noise Eating Quantum Bits?

The ScienceSuper powerful quantum computing relies on quantum bits, aka qubits, which are the equivalent of the classical bits used in today’s computers. SQUIDs...
Scleroderma

Study Shows Stem Cell Transplant Is Better Than Drug Therapy for...

Scleroderma with internal organ involvement is a debilitating and lethal autoimmune disorder with few effective treatments. But a study led byDuke Health researchers has...
hormone

Scientists Create Molecule of Love with Fewer Complications

A new and improved version of the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin has been developed by an international collaboration of scientists, including members of staff from...
quantum radio

‘Quantum Radio’ May Aid Communications and Mapping Indoors, Underground and Underwater

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated that quantum physics might enable communications and mapping in locations where GPS...
Diabetic Blindness

Diabetic Blindness Caused and Reversed “Trapped” Immune Cells In Rodent Retinas

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a cell signaling pathway in mice that triggers vision loss in patients with diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion...
Alzheimer’s, aging, hearing loss, implantable muscle stimulator

Case Western Reserve Research Advance May Prevent a Form of Hereditary...

A research advance co-led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Kumar Alagramam may stop the progression of hearing loss and lead to...