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New insulation technique paves the way for more powerful and smaller chips

Researchers at KU Leuven and imec have successfully developed a new technique to insulate microchips. The technique uses metal-organic frameworks, a new type of materials…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

New methods for optimization of vibration shock protection systems are proposed

Nowadays the words "uncertainty" and "multicriteria" characterize in a best way the relevance and complexity of modern problems of management of a variety of dynamic…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Albeit it exists: Unexpected new material has been quenched to ambient pressure

Scientists from the National University of Science and Technology MISIS together with colleagues from Germany and Sweden achieved a result that seemed impossible. The researchers…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

A novel recipe for efficiently removing intrinsic defects from hard crystals

A team of researchers from Osaka University, the Institute for High Pressure Physics and the Institute for Nuclear Research of Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia),…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Charge fluctuations, a new property in superconductors

Superconductivity enables us to prevent loss when transporting energy from power plants to our homes. However, to do this, the lines must be cooled to…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Honorees of the prestigious 2019 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists announced

The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences announced today the three Winners and six Finalists of the 2019 Blavatnik Regional Awards…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Future of LEDs Gets Boost from Verification of Localization States in InGaN Quantum Wells

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 4, 2019 -- Light-emitting diodes made of indium gallium nitride provide better luminescence efficiency than many of the other materials used to…

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Story tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2019

Computing--Assessing veteran suicide risk In collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs, a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has expanded a VA-developed predictive computing…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Biophysics: Stretching proteins with magnetic tweezers

As the central mediators of cell function in biological organisms, proteins are involved in the execution of virtually all cellular processes. They provide the internal…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

DNA repair: Opening the hatch to heal the break

Various types of DNA damage can have serious repercussions, both for the individual cells in which they occur and for the organism as a whole.…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

NIH, Cincinnati Children’s scientists develop possible strategy for cancer drug resistance

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have devised a potential treatment against a common type of leukemia that…

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Secret messages hidden in light-sensitive polymers

DNA is a long chemical sequence that carries genetic information. Inspired by this biological system, in recent years many research teams have been exploring how…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

‘Resonance’ raman spectroscopy with 1-nm resolution

Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy resolved "resonance" Raman scattering with 1-nm resolution in ultrathin zinc oxide films epitaxially grown on a single-crystal silver surface. Tip-enhanced "resonance" Raman…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Developing tomorrows accelerator technology

Particle accelerators are key instruments for cutting-edge research in biology, medicine, materials science, and chemistry. They enable deep insight into the structure of matter. At…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Spreading light over quantum computers

Scientists at Linköping University have shown how a quantum computer really works and have managed to simulate quantum computer properties in a classical computer. "Our…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Affordable multiferroic material

Toyohashi University of Technology has developed a novel liquid process for fabrication of an affordable multiferroic nanocomposite film in collaboration with Japan Fine Ceramics Center,…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

AI learns the language of chemistry to predict how to make medicines

University of Cambridge researchers have shown that an algorithm can predict the outcomes of complex chemical reactions with over 90% accuracy, outperforming trained chemists. The…

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Graphene layer enables advance in super-resolution microscopy

Researchers at the University of Göttingen have developed a new method that takes advantage of the unusual properties of graphene to electromagnetically interact with fluorescing…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Texas boosts US science with fastest academic supercomputer in the world

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today launched Frontera, the fastest supercomputer at any university and the 5th…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

A new alphabet to write and read quantum messages with very fast particles

Quantum information relies on the possibility of writing messages in a quantum particle and reading them out in a reliable way. If, however, the particle…

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Study reveals ‘radical’ wrinkle in forming complex carbon molecules in space

A team of scientists has discovered a new possible pathway toward forming carbon structures in space using a specialized chemical exploration technique at the Department…

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A breakthrough in imaginative AI with experimental validation to accelerate drug discovery

September 3rd, 2019, London, UK: Deep Knowledge Analytics salutes its parent company, Deep Knowledge Ventures, in the landmark Nature Biotechnology publication of its portfolio company,…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

From CAR-T cells to collaborative robotics: 4 projects awarded with the ERC Starting grants

Four researchers at IIT - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Italy have been awarded by European Research Council (ERC) Starting grants: Arash Ajoudani, Francesco Di…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Extracting clean fuel from sunlight

Securing enough energy to meet human needs is one of the greatest challenges society has ever faced. Previously reliable sources--oil, gas and coal--are degrading air…

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Fragmenting ions and radiation sensitizers

A new study using mass spectrometry is helping piece together what happens when DNA that has been sensitized by the oncology drug 5-fluorouracil is subjected…

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Colour-change urine test for cancer shows potential in mouse study

A simple and sensitive urine test developed by Imperial and MIT engineers has produced a colour change in urine to signal growing tumours in mice.…

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At the edge of chaos, powerful new electronics could be created

A phenomenon that is well known from chaos theory was observed in a material for the first time ever, by scientists from the University of…

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Rice reactor turns greenhouse gas into pure liquid fuel

HOUSTON - (Sept. 3, 2019) - A common greenhouse gas could be repurposed in an efficient and environmentally friendly way with an electrolyzer that uses…

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Study tests performance of electric solid propellant

Electric solid propellants are being explored for use in dual-mode rocket engines because they aren't susceptible to ignite from a spark or flame and can…

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Making more plastics recyclable

Whether multi-layered food packaging, power cable sheathing or a toothbrush: Many plastic products cannot be recycled. This is the case, for example, when products are…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Nanoresearcher developes a new quantum hybrid platform for combining quantum elements

Associate professor, academy research fellow, Juha Muhonen from the University of Jyväskylä has received the highly competitive European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. The ERC…

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Narrow plasmonic surface lattice resonances prefer asymmetric dielectric environment

Plasmonic nanostructures have been widely used for enhancing light-matter interactions due to the strong local field enhancement in deep subwavelength volumes. Localized surface plasmon resonances…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

An astonishing parabola trick

Prospective digital data storage devices predominantly rely on novel fundamental magnetic phenomena. The better we understand these phenomena, the better and more energy efficient the…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Novel molecules designed by artificial intelligence in 21 days are validated in mice

Highlights: The traditional drug discovery starts with the testing of thousands of small molecules in order to get to just a few lead-like molecules and…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Mystery solved about the machines that move your genes

Fleets of microscopic machines toil away in your cells, carrying out critical biological tasks and keeping you alive. By combining theory and experiment, researchers have…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Defrosting surfaces in seconds

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 30, 2019 -- In the future, a delayed flight due to ice will be no cause for a meltdown. A group of…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Corralling quantum cats: from Cheshire cat to Schrodinger’s cat

In Adventures in Quantumland: Exploring Our Unseen Reality , Dr Ruth Kestner explores the unexpected and deeply puzzling world of the quantum, which gives rise…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Breakthrough enables storage and release of mechanical waves without energy loss

Their proof-of-concept experiment may have broad implications for efficient harvesting, storing, and control of energy flow for mechanical and optical applications The findings may facilitate…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Moving faster in a crowd

Cell particles move more quickly through a crowded cellular environment when the crowding molecules are non-uniformly distributed. New research also shows that particle transport in…

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How to simulate softness

What factors affect how human touch perceives softness, like the feel of pressing your fingertip against a marshmallow, a piece of clay or a rubber…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Providing a solution to the worst-ever prediction in physics

The cosmological constant, introduced a century ago by Albert Einstein in his theory of general relativity, is a thorn in the side of physicists. The…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Entanglement sent over 50 km of optical fiber

The quantum internet promises absolutely tap-proof communication and powerful distributed sensor networks for new science and technology. However, because quantum information cannot be copied, it…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers reveal ultra-fast bomb detection method that could upgrade airport security

Researchers from the University of Surrey have revealed a new ultra-fast method to detect materials that could be used to build explosives. The new detection…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Beetle scales hold secret to creating sustainable paint from recycled plastic, research shows

Experts have managed to mimic the colour of the Cyphochilus beetle's scales one of the brightest whites in nature Findings show the colour is created…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

A unique conducting state under UV-irradiation

Photoconduction, where an insulating material exhibits a semiconducting property under photoirradiation, was found in 1873, and is now applied in various devices including optical sensors,…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Better chemistry through tiny antennae

Tokyo, Japan - A research team at The University of Tokyo has introduced a powerful method for actively breaking chemical bonds using excitations in tiny…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Synthesis of UV absorbers from cashew nut shell liquid

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in South Africa and…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Mechanism of epilepsy causing membrane protein is discovered

On August 21, Korea Brain Research Institute (KBRI, President Pann-Ghill Suh) announced that a team led by principal researcher Lim Hyun-Ho discovered a new 3D…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers develop process flow for high-res 3D printing of mini soft robotic actuators

Soft robots are a class of robotic systems made of compliant materials and capable of safely adapting to complex environments. They have seen rapid growth…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

UTA awarded more than $2 million in CPRIT grants

The University of Texas at Arlington received more than $2.1 million in grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support…