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Light-driven reaction converts carbon dioxide into fuel

Light-driven reaction converts carbon dioxide into fuel

Light-driven reaction converts carbon dioxide into fuel Illuminated rhodium nanoparticles catalyze key chemistry Duke University researchers have engineered rhodium nanoparticles (blue) that can harness the energy in ultraviolet light and…

Science & Technology: This foam stops bullets cold and pulverizes them to dust

Science & Technology: This foam stops bullets cold and pulverizes them to dust

This foam stops bullets cold and pulverizes them to dust Fox News  Foam body armor? Even armor-piercing bullets cannot get through this foam. And the foam doesn’t just stop bullets.…

Dream of energy-collecting windows is one step closer to reality

Dream of energy-collecting windows is one step closer to reality

  Dream of energy-collecting windows is one step closer to reality While most of the light concentrated to the edge of the silicon-based luminescent solar concentrator is actually invisible, we…

Battery developed at OSU uses only hydronium ions as charge carrier

Battery developed at OSU uses only hydronium ions as charge carrier

Battery developed at OSU uses only hydronium ions as charge carrier Researchers with Oregon State University (OSU) have developed they claim to be the world’s first battery to use only…

Spanish scientists create 3D bioprinter to print human skin

Spanish scientists create 3D bioprinter to print human skin

  Spanish scientists create 3D bioprinter to print human skin Spanish scientists have created a 3D bioprinter capable of producing functional human skin, which according to a researcher, opens a…

Technology puts ‘touch’ into long-distance relationships

Technology puts ‘touch’ into long-distance relationships

Technology puts ‘touch’ into long-distance relationships A SIAT graduate student Azadeh Foirghani demonstrates the Flex N Feel glove. Credit: SFU Long-distance couples can share a walk, watch movies together, and…

New method uses heat flow to levitate variety of objects

New method uses heat flow to levitate variety of objects

  New method uses heat flow to levitate variety of objects UChicago researchers achieved levitation of macroscopic objects between warm and cold plates in a vacuum chamber. Credit: Chicago Jean…

Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Printable solar cells just got a little closer Research removes a key barrier to large-scale manufacture of low-cost, printable perovskite solar cells The new perovskite solar cells have achieved an…

Chemical Engineers Boost Bacteria’s Production of Useful Chemicals

Chemical Engineers Boost Bacteria’s Production of Useful Chemicals

Chemical Engineers Boost Bacteria’s Production of Useful Chemicals A team of chemical engineers from MIT has designed a new technique that allows them to dramatically boost bacteria’s production of useful…

New Artificial Skin Can ‘Feel’ Temperature Changes and Could Restore Temperature Sensing in Amputees

New Artificial Skin Can ‘Feel’ Temperature Changes and Could Restore Temperature Sensing in Amputees

New Artificial Skin Can ‘Feel’ Temperature Changes and Could Restore Temperature Sensing in Amputees Vipers are able to sense warm prey in the dark by detecting radiated heat through their…

Luminescent Carbon Nanoparticles Exhibit Reversible Switching in Cancer Cells

Luminescent Carbon Nanoparticles Exhibit Reversible Switching in Cancer Cells

Luminescent Carbon Nanoparticles Exhibit Reversible Switching in Cancer Cells ‘Caged’ non-fluorescent carbon dot enters the cancer cell, loses its caging and lights up. A team of researchers has demonstrated, for…

New, long-lasting flow battery could run for more than a decade with minimum upkeep

New, long-lasting flow battery could run for more than a decade with minimum upkeep

New, long-lasting flow battery could run for more than a decade with minimum upkeep Battery stores energy in nontoxic, noncorrosive aqueous solutions Flow batteries are a promising storage solution for…

Sony has patented a contact lens that is blink powered and records video

Sony has patented a contact lens that is blink powered and records video

  Sony has patented a contact lens that is blink powered and records video Unlike other forms of contacts and glasses that created an augmented reality or hook you up…

23000 atoms precisely mapped in nanoparticle

23000 atoms precisely mapped in nanoparticle

23000 atoms precisely mapped in nanoparticle Scientists at Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry used one of the world’s most powerful electron microscopes to map the precise location and chemical type of…

Researchers build “lab on a chip” as diagnostic tool

Researchers build “lab on a chip” as diagnostic tool

Researchers build “lab on a chip” as diagnostic tool Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a way to produce a reusable “lab on a chip” as…

New Nanoparticle Test Could Speed Up Drug Development

New Nanoparticle Test Could Speed Up Drug Development

New Nanoparticle Test Could Speed Up Drug Development A team of researchers has devised a way to rapidly test different nanoparticles to see where they go in the body, helping…

‘Living, Tissue-Like’ Soft-Bots Could Be Used in Surgery, Military – MIT

‘Living, Tissue-Like’ Soft-Bots Could Be Used in Surgery, Military – MIT

  ‘Living, Tissue-Like’ Soft-Bots Could Be Used in Surgery, Military – MIT © Photo: Pixabay In the latest development to reach soft robotics, scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

Building a better microbial fuel cell, using paper

Building a better microbial fuel cell, using paper

    Building a better microbial fuel cell, using paper A schematic illustration of a microbial fuel cell using a paper electrode coated with carbon paste. Credit: Illustration by Michael…

New class of materials could revolutionize biomedical, alternative energy industries

New class of materials could revolutionize biomedical, alternative energy industries

New class of materials could revolutionize biomedical, alternative energy industries Polyarylboranes are a new class of materials that could be used in biomedical, personal computer and alternative energy applications. Credit:…

Researchers transmit 10 bit of information with a single photon

Researchers transmit 10 bit of information with a single photon

Researchers transmit 10 bit of information with a single photon Illustration of a large alphabet of symbols that can be used to encode a lot of information (more than 10…

Thin, flexible, light-absorbent material for energy and stealth applications

Thin, flexible, light-absorbent material for energy and stealth applications

Thin, flexible, light-absorbent material for energy and stealth applications This is a near-perfect broadband absorber that’s thin, flexible and transparent in visible light. Credit: UC San Diego Jacobs School of…

(Video)Now you can fuel electric cars with nothing but the sun

(Video)Now you can fuel electric cars with nothing but the sun

  Now you can fuel electric cars with nothing but the sun CNBC Envision Solar created a charging station that can be dropped in a parking spot to charge EVs…

Move over Bear Grylls! Academics build ultimate solar-powered water purifier

Move over Bear Grylls! Academics build ultimate solar-powered water purifier

Move over Bear Grylls! Academics build ultimate solar-powered water purifier The device could aid people lacking drinking water and those affected by natural disasters This is a floating solar still…

Researchers invent new material that can switch between being hard and soft

Researchers invent new material that can switch between being hard and soft

Researchers invent new material that can switch between being hard and soft A group of researchers at the University of Michigan recently developed a new material that can switch between…

Adsorbent that can selectively remove water contaminants

Adsorbent that can selectively remove water contaminants

Adsorbent that can selectively remove water contaminants Professor Cafer T. Yavuz and his team at the Graduate School of Energy, Environment, Water, and Sustainability (EEWS) have developed an adsorbent that…

Delete your antivirus, says ex-Firefox developer — who claims it’s worthless

Delete your antivirus, says ex-Firefox developer — who claims it’s worthless

Delete your antivirus, says ex-Firefox developer — who claims it’s worthless Jon Martindale,Digital Trends  Although installing anti-virus is still one of the first steps that most would recommend you do…

Metallic hydrogen, once theory, becomes reality

Metallic hydrogen, once theory, becomes reality

Metallic hydrogen, once theory, becomes reality Physicists succeed in creating ‘the holy grail of high-pressure physics’ Image of diamond anvils compressing molecular hydrogen. At higher pressure the sample converts to…

Scientists unveil new form of matter: Time crystals

Scientists unveil new form of matter: Time crystals

Scientists unveil new form of matter: Time crystals Physicists repeatedly tweaked a group of ions to create first example of a non-equilibrium material Following a blueprint created by UC Berkeley…

3D bioprinter spits out human skin on demand

3D bioprinter spits out human skin on demand

    3D Bioprinter Spits Out Human Skin On Demand Lola Gayle, STEAM Register You can create a lot of things with your average 3D printer: such as musical instruments,…

First step towards photonic quantum network

First step towards photonic quantum network

First step towards photonic quantum network This is an illustration of a photon gun. A quantum dot (the yellow symbol) emits one photon (red wave packet) at a time. The…

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