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Frequency combs

Novel Laser Technology for Microchip-Size Chemical Sensors

Most lasers have only one color.  All the photons it emits have exactly the same wavelength. However, there are also lasers whose...
Energy storage systems

NADINE: Power-Plant-Scale Energy Storage

On the way towards a CO2-neutral energy system, storage of large amounts of energy still is an unsolved problem. In the future, Karlsruhe Institute...
topological insulator laservideo

The Future of Semiconductor Lasing: Topological Insulator Lasers

Researchers at the Technion and in the U.S. have developed a new, highly efficient coherent and robust semiconductor laser system: the topological insulator laser.The...
quantum dots

Optical Nanoscope Allows Imaging of Quantum Dots

Microscopes allow us to see structures that are otherwise invisible to the human eye. However, conventional optical microscopes cannot be used to image individual...
Ruzicka Prize

Ruzicka Prize for Electricity Generating Materials and LEDs

Recognizing their pioneering results, ETH Zurich awards the Ruzicka Prize to two scientists of the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences (D-CHAB): Maria Ibáñez,...
Nobel Laureatevideo

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Says Research Should Focus on Basic Science

As he poses to have his picture taken, Scottish-born American chemist Sir James Fraser Stoddart, 2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, asks the photographers if...
kidney cancer

Combo Immunotherapy May Herald New Standard of Care for Kidney Cancer

Combination therapy with two immunotherapy drugs produces an unprecedented doubling of response rates from 20 percent to 40 percent, a new study shows.The multicenter...
nanoscopy

Chip-based nanoscopy: Microscopy in HD quality

Physicists at Bielefeld University and The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø have developed a photonic chip that makes it possible to carry out...
Sluggish Electrons, Neurodegeneration, cancer

A New Role for Autophagosomes in Neurodegeneration

Autophagosomes are at the center of attention, at least since the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded for research on autophagy in 2016. The...
photoemission

Measuring Time Without a Clock

When light shines on certain materials, it causes them to emit electrons. This is called “photoemission” and it was discovered by Albert Einstein in 1905, winning him...
autophagy

Autophagy and the Fight Against Viruses

On December 10th, this year's Nobel Prize in Medicine will be awarded in Stockholm for research into the molecular basis of autophagy. As recent...
gravityvideo

New Theory of Gravity Might Explain Dark Matter

A new theory of gravity might explain the curious motions of stars in galaxies. Emergent gravity, as the new theory is called, predicts the...