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MIT Engineers Control and Separate Fluids Using Visible Light

MIT Engineers Control and Separate Fluids Using Visible Light

MIT Engineers Control and Separate Fluids Using Visible Light MIT engineers have developed a new system that uses light to control the way water moves over a surface. This advance…

New quantum liquid crystals may play role in future of computers

New quantum liquid crystals may play role in future of computers

New quantum liquid crystals may play role in future of computers New state of matter may have applications in ultrafast quantum computers These images show light patterns generated by a…

Making batteries from waste glass bottles

Making batteries from waste glass bottles

Making batteries from waste glass bottles Researchers are turning glass bottles into high performance lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and personal electronics Waste glass bottles are turned into nanosilicon anodes…

(Video)The first flying car is available for pre-order

(Video)The first flying car is available for pre-order

    The first flying car is available for pre-order…

Degradable electronic components created from corn starch

Degradable electronic components created from corn starch

Degradable electronic components created from corn starch As consumers upgrade their gadgets at an increasing pace, the amount of electronic waste we generate continues to mount. To help combat this…

Physicists create ‘negative mass’

Physicists create ‘negative mass’

Physicists create ‘negative mass’ Experimental technique can help probe phenomena in astrophysics and cosmology Artist’s abstraction (stock image). Hypothetically, matter can have negative mass in the same sense that an…

New 3-D printing method creates shape-shifting objects

New 3-D printing method creates shape-shifting objects

New 3-D printing method creates shape-shifting objects A lattice created by a multi-material 3-D printer at Georgia Institute of Technology that can permanently expand to eight times its original width…

Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun

Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun

Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun Metal-organic framework sucks up water from air with humidity as low as 20 percent This is the water harvester…

MIT Engineers Develop New Technique for Highly Conductive Graphene Wafers

MIT Engineers Develop New Technique for Highly Conductive Graphene Wafers

  MIT Engineers Develop New Technique for Highly Conductive Graphene Wafers By using an adhesive-like layer of nickel to peel graphene from silicon carbide, engineers at MIT have developed a…

Event Horizon Telescope Set to View the Black Hole at the Center of the Milky Way

Event Horizon Telescope Set to View the Black Hole at the Center of the Milky Way

Event Horizon Telescope Set to View the Black Hole at the Center of the Milky Way This artistic impression shows the event horizon around the black hole at the center…

Tiny black holes enable a new type of photodetector for high speed data

Tiny black holes enable a new type of photodetector for high speed data

Tiny black holes enable a new type of photodetector for high speed data Photodetectors for optical to electronic signal conversion usually make use of efficient, but expensive materials other than…

Science & Technology: Spray-on memory could enable bendable digital storage

Science & Technology: Spray-on memory could enable bendable digital storage

  Spray-on memory could enable bendable digital storage Nanowire ink enables flexible, programmable electronics on materials like paper, plastic or fabric. Duke University researchers have developed a new ‘spray-on’ digital…

Air could be the world’s next battery

Air could be the world’s next battery

Air could be the world’s next battery This is the idea that RICAS 2020 will be helping to realise: surplus energy generated by wind turbines and solar cells is used…

A copper oxide solar cells on top of regular silicon solar cells cold boost energy conversion up to 40% from 25% today

A copper oxide solar cells on top of regular silicon solar cells cold boost energy conversion up to 40% from 25% today

A copper oxide solar cells on top of regular silicon solar cells cold boost energy conversion up to 40% from 25% today nextbigfuture.com Researchers are currently developing the environment-friendly solar…

Scientists grow heart tissue on spinach

Scientists grow heart tissue on spinach

  Scientists grow heart tissue on spinach U.S. scientists have successfully cultivated human heart tissue on spinach leaves, and managed to make it beat for up to three weeks in…

Proof of alien life or just a strange rock? Conspiracy theorists spot a ‘huge tower’ on the surface of Mars

Proof of alien life or just a strange rock? Conspiracy theorists spot a ‘huge tower’ on the surface of Mars

Proof of alien life or just a strange rock? Conspiracy theorists spot a ‘huge tower’ on the surface of Mars The object was spotted on Mars’s surface by the ‘Mars…

New stem cell method produces millions of human brain and muscle cells in days

New stem cell method produces millions of human brain and muscle cells in days

  New stem cell method produces millions of human brain and muscle cells in days Results open the door to producing a diversity of new cell types that could not…

Heart tissue grown on spinach leaves

Heart tissue grown on spinach leaves

Heart tissue grown on spinach leaves Researchers turn to the vascular system of plants to solve a major bioengineering problem blocking the regeneration of human tissues and organs. In this…

Self-sustaining bacteria-fueled power cell created

Self-sustaining bacteria-fueled power cell created

Self-sustaining bacteria-fueled power cell created Binghamton University Electrical and Computer Science Assistant Professor Seokheun Choi is one of the co-authors of ‘Self-sustaining, solar-driven bioelectricity generation in micro-sized microbial fuel cell…

Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiency

Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiency

Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiency Ars Technica Solar panels are cheaper than ever these days, but installation costs can still be considerable for homeowners. More…

LHC Discovers Five New Particles at the Same Time — NOVA Next

LHC Discovers Five New Particles at the Same Time — NOVA Next

LHC Discovers Five New Particles at the Same Time — NOVA Next   LHC Discovers Five New Particles at the Same Time — NOVA Next Physicists working at the Large…

(Video)This Island Disappeared From Satellite Images Yet It’s Still Transmitting Data

(Video)This Island Disappeared From Satellite Images  Yet It’s Still Transmitting Data

This Island Disappeared From Satellite Images…

Scientists Have Invented a Hydrogel Fabric That’s 5 Times Stronger Than Steel

Scientists Have Invented a Hydrogel Fabric That’s 5 Times Stronger Than Steel

  Scientists Have Invented a Hydrogel Fabric That’s 5 Times Stronger Than Steel But you can still bend and stretch it. DAVID NIELD Scientists have created a new hydrogel material…

Health & Science: Diabetes drug may help treat breast cancer: Chinese researchers

Health & Science: Diabetes drug may help treat breast cancer: Chinese researchers

Diabetes drug may help treat breast cancer: Chinese researchers Researchers in China have discovered that a drug used to treat diabetes could be effective against a form of deadly breast…

Self-Replicating “DNA Computers” Are Set to Change Everything

Self-Replicating “DNA Computers” Are Set to Change Everything

Self-Replicating “DNA Computers” Are Set to Change Everything   Pixabay In Brief DNA computers can create more storage as-needed through self-replication, and their computing potential is almost unfathomable. Scientists know…

Nature & Science: Ravenous spiders eat almost twice as much as humans & more than whales – study

Nature & Science: Ravenous spiders eat almost twice as much as humans & more than whales – study

Ravenous spiders eat almost twice as much as humans & more than whales – study © Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters A new study has revealed that spiders eat an estimated twice…

Researchers flip magnetic memory cell with light pulse at record speed

Researchers flip magnetic memory cell with light pulse at record speed

Researchers flip magnetic memory cell with light pulse at record speed One modification researchers made to the device was to use a transparent electrical material called indium tin oxide for…

Visualizing the genome: First 3-D structures of active DNA created

Visualizing the genome: First 3-D structures of active DNA created

Visualizing the genome: First 3-D structures of active DNA created Intact genome from one particular mouse embryonic stem cell. Each of the cell’s 20 chromosomes is colored differently. Credit: University…

China is developing lasers capable of destroying enemy satellites to compete with US in future ‘light wars’

China is developing lasers capable of destroying enemy satellites to compete with US in future ‘light wars’

China is developing lasers capable of destroying enemy satellites to compete with US in future ‘light wars’ Chinese military expert Richard Fisher said China could be militarizing space Fisher said…

Coming Right Up: 3D Pizza Printer to Feed Hungry Astronauts in Deep Space

Coming Right Up: 3D Pizza Printer to Feed Hungry Astronauts in Deep Space

Coming Right Up: 3D Pizza Printer to Feed Hungry Astronauts in Deep Space © Sputnik/ Vladimir Fedorenko Has this ever happened to you? You’re drifting through the vacuum of space,…

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