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Multicolor super resolution imaging: A method to monitor dynamic protein binding at subsecond timescales
Researchers from the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) at the National University of Singapore have developed a new method, using super-resolution microscopy, to determine the length of stretched protein...
A Stanford University research lab has developed new technologies to tackle two of the world's biggest energy challenges - clean fuel for transportation and grid-scale energy storage.
New imaging method reveals nanoscale details about DNA: Enhancement to super-resolution microscopy shows orientation of individual molecules, providing a new window into DNA's structure and dynamics
Researchers have developed a new enhanced DNA imaging technique that can probe the structure of individual DNA strands at the nanoscale. Since DNA is at the root of many disease processes, the techni...
RMIT quantum computing researchers have developed and demonstrated a method capable of efficiently detecting high-dimensional entanglement.
When the body is fighting an invading pathogen, white blood cells--including T cells--must respond. Now, Salk Institute researchers have imaged how vital receptors on the surface of T cells bundle tog...
Key compound for high-temperature superconductivity was found: Leading to the solution of environmental and energy problems with superconductivity
A research group in Japan found a new compound H5S2 that shows a new superconductivity phase on computer simulation. Further theoretical and experimental research based on H5S2 predicted by this group...
New approach to microlasers: Technique for 'phase locking' arrays of tiny lasers could lead to terahertz security scanners
Terahertz radiation -- the band of electromagnetic radiation between microwaves and visible light -- has promising applications in security and medical diagnostics, but such devices will require the d...
Yale scientists have found a way to greatly boost the intensity of light waves on a silicon microchip using the power of sound.
Study quantifies the effects of tethering on the dynamic mechanical properties of a DNA molecule, which affects the conformational changes involved in DNA replication.
2D semiconductor could be used in a wide range of optical technologies, such as spectroscopy, materials processing and chemical and biomedical sensing.
Efficient hydrogen production made easy: Sticking electrons to a semiconductor with hydrazine creates an electrocatalyst
n the 2015 movie "The Martian," stranded astronaut Matt Damon turns to the chemistry of rocket fuel, hydrazine and hydrogen, to create lifesaving water and nearly blows himself up. But if you turn the...
The next generation of nanosubmarines being developed at Rice University has been upgraded with tags that fluoresce longer, which enables the submersibles to be tracked for greater periods while being...
By doping a thermoelectric material with minute amounts of sulfur, a team of researchers has found a new path to large improvements in the efficiency of materials for solid-state heating and cooling a...
Ferroelectric Materials React Unexpectedly to Strain: Layered perovskites turn off polarity under too much strain
Up until recently, researchers thought they had the behaviors of ferroelectric materials mostly figured out. "The conventional wisdom is that you can put almost any material under mechanical stress...
UChicago physicists first to see behavior of quantum materials in curved space: Feat probes light-matter interplay, phenomena of potential technological interest
Light and matter are typically viewed as distinct entities that follow their own, unique rules. Matter has mass and typically exhibits interactions with other matter, while light is massless and does...
A new study by a multi-institutional team, led by researchers from Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University, has revealed exotic magnetic properties in a rare-earth based intermetalli...
Counter electrode made from the carbon sheet works well in different electrolytes.
Bill Burton, UIC News CenterAn ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive to electric current has been produced by a cheap and simple method devised by an international team of nanomaterials researchers fro
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New membrane could replace conventional flammable organic liquid electrolyte systems in lithium-ion devices.
Nanoprobe enables measurement of protein dynamics in living cells: Mass. General and Harvard researchers use device to measure how anesthetic affects levels of Alzheimer's-associated proteins
A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Rowland Institute at Harvard University have used a specialized nanoprobe developed by the Harvard/Rowland investigators to dire...