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Scientists Find Static "Stripes" of Electrical Charge in Copper-Oxide Superconductor: Fixed arrangement of charges coexists with material's ability to conduct electricity without resistance

October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Cuprates, or compounds made of copper and oxygen, can conduct electricity without resistance by being "doped" with other chemical elements and cooled to temperatures below minus 210 degrees Fahrenheit...

Silver nanoparticle concentration too low to be harmful in water supply, paper finds

October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Silver nanoparticles have a wide array of uses, one of which is to treat drinking water for harmful bacteria and viruses. But do silver nanoparticles also kill off potentially beneficial bacteria or c...

Particle Works offers bespoke microencapsulation for drug development

October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Particle Works – the nano- and microstructured material specialist – provides microencapsulation services for drug development applications, including controlled drug release, solubility enhancement o...

Enterprise In Space Partners with Sketchfab and 3D Hubs for NewSpace Education

October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Enterprise In Space (EIS), a non-profit program of the National Space Society (NSS), is thrilled to announce two new partnerships with 3D Hubs and Sketchfab to further develop the world's first NewSpa...

Tomoyasu Mani Wins 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists: Award recognizes his work at Brookhaven Lab to understand the physical processes occurring in organic materials used to harness solar energy

October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Tomoyasu Mani, former Goldhaber Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and now an assistant professor in the University of Connecticut's Department of Chemistry...

Scientists make structure analysis of protein molecules several times faster

October 16, 2016 - 7:45am
Scientists at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and several universities in the US came up with a technology for faster structure analysis of receptor proteins, which are important for...

DryWired's Liquid Nanotint to be the first nano-insulation in a Federal building: 250,000 federal buildings, most with uninsulated glass

October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Windows are responsible for over 25% of the heat transfer in structures. According to the DOE, there are 50 billion square feet of uninsulated, single-pane glass in the U.S. along with 250,000 federa...

Nanoscale engineering transforms particles into 'LEGO-like' building blocks

October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Led by the University of Melbourne and published today in Nature Nanotechnology, the work holds promise for micro and nano scale applications including drug delivery, chemical sensing and energy stora...

Ultra-thin ferroelectric material for next-generation electronics

October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
Ultra-thin ferroelectric material for next-generation electronics(Tokyo, 12 October 2016) Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated the potential of a new, thin-film ferroelectric...

New Agricultural Research Center Debuts at UCF

October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
A newly established UCF agricultural center with the goal of combating crop disease and feeding the world’s growing population debuted recently with an inaugural symposium.

More stable qubits in perfectly normal silicon

October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
The power of future quantum computers stems from the use of qubits, or quantum bits, which do not have to be either 0 or 1, but can also be 0 and 1 at the same time. It is not yet clear on which techn...

MEMS & Sensors Industry Group Reveals Tech Showcase Finalists --MSIG hosts competition for unique MEMS/sensors demos at MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress, 11/10/16 in Scottsdale, AZ

October 14, 2016 - 7:45am
MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG)’s annual MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase at MEMS & Sensors Executive Congress® 2016 (November 9-11, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ) highlights some of the newest and mo...

Nexeon Establishes Base in Asia

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Nexeon - the UK company developing advanced silicon materials for next generation rechargeable (Li-ion) batteries - has announced the opening of an office and development laboratory in Japan. Nexeon J...

Marconi inspires Rice University design for 1-terabit wireless: Researchers will use pulse-radio technology to speed wireless data rates

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Rice University wireless researchers are taking a page from radio inventor Guglielmo Marconi to create the first laser-free, wireless system capable of delivering 1 terabit of data per second.

The University of Bristol uses Kleindiek micromanipulators and the application of SEMGlu in their research on materials from the Japanese nuclear power plant accident at Fukushima

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
EM Resolutions, manufacturers and suppliers of tools and accessories for users of electron microscopes, report on the research of Peter Martin from the University of Bristol. He is applying Kleindiek...

'Atomic sandwiches' could make computers 100X greener

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have engineered a material that could lead to a new generation of computing devices, packing in more computing power while consuming a fraction of the energy that today's electronics requi...

Comet dust under the microscope

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Comet dust from the Rosetta mission is providing insights into the origins of our Solar System. A research project focussing on the dust, which is supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF and being...

Participate in the development of Malaysia’s National Graphene Action Plan 2020

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Kuala Lumpur will host the 1st edition of Graphene Malaysia International Conference (www.graphenemalaysiaconf.com): 08-09 November, 2016.

Metamaterial uses light to control its motion

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers have designed a device that uses light to manipulate its mechanical properties. The device, which was fabricated using a plasmomechanical metamaterial, operates through a unique mechanism...

Core technology springs from nanoscale rods: Rice University lab turns nanorods into multistate switches with an electron beam

October 12, 2016 - 7:45am
Rice University scientists have discovered how to subtly change the interior structure of semi-hollow nanorods in a way that alters how they interact with light, and because the changes are reversible...