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February 8, 2016

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February 8, 2016

Feb. 5, 2016 — Cells are not uniform spheres; they generally come in a variety of disparate shapes. In the broadest sense, this variation in shapes is known as cell polarity, and it is an essential property for a ... read more

Feb. 4, 2016 — Scientists have discovered a new option to control properties of the interface between the two layers, for instance the amount of charge transferred from one layer to the other or the emergence of ... read more

Feb. 4, 2016 — It is possible to design and construct interfaces between materials with different structures by making a bridge between them, scientists have ... read more

Feb. 4, 2016 — A process has been uncovered by researchers that uses pressure to deliver chemical probes in a fine-tuned manner into living ... read more

Feb. 3, 2016 — Researchers explain anecdotal and conflicting reports as to why some report pain around electromagnetic fields from cell ... read more

Feb. 3, 2016 — What is the right and safe method to blow up ice on rivers, if a week ago the air temperature was about zero? How to plant explosives, in conditions when spring ice will not melt and it is low ... read more

Feb. 3, 2016 — A materials scientist has discovered a way to grow a crystal ball in a lab. Not the kind that soothsayers use to predict the future, but a microscopic version that could be used to encapsulate ... read more

Rapid Dispersal of Aircraft Pollution

Feb. 3, 2016 — A series of aerofoil-shaped panels downwind of an airport runway could break up the plumes of exhaust gases from departing aircraft, preventing those gases from staying near the ground and so ... read more

Novel Nanoparticle Made of Common Mineral May Help Keep Tumor Growth at Bay

Feb. 2, 2016 — Engineers have found a way to keep a cancerous tumor from growing by using nanoparticles of the main ingredient in common antacid tablets. With their work, researchers show for the first time that ... read more

Using Mathematics to Improve Human Health

Feb. 2, 2016 — Scientists have used mathematics as a tool to provide precise details of the structure of protein nanoparticles, potentially making them more useful in vaccine ... read more

Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene'

Feb. 2, 2016 — Physicists have created an artificial material with a structure comparable to ... read more

Feb. 2, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new biosensor test system based on magnetic nanoparticles. It is designed to provide highly accurate measurements of the concentration of protein molecules (e.g. markers, ... read more

Feb. 2, 2016 — A newly upgraded camera that incorporates light sensors is now one of the best cameras on the planet for studying outer space at red wavelengths that are too red for the human eye to ... read more

Cling-on Warriors: Sandcastle Worms Serve as Inspiration for a New Type of Underwater Adhesive

Feb. 2, 2016 — An interdisciplinary group of researchers has made strides in the development of an underwater adhesive that has the potential for a variety of biomedical and non-biological ... read more

Feb. 1, 2016 — Researchers have demonstrated that it is possible to exploit the Leidenfrost effect to control the direction and destination of liquid droplets on a surface and thus to cool it more efficiently. They ... read more

Bio-Inspired Biomimetics Can Outperform Natural Coenzymes

Feb. 1, 2016 — Researchers have developed a range of synthetic biomimetic compounds to replace the relatively expensive natural NADH and NADPH coenzymes in enzymatic conversions of industrial relevance. They show ... read more

Unconventional Superconductivity Near Absolute Zero Temperature

Feb. 1, 2016 — An important mechanism for superconductivity in a metallic compound containing ytterbium, rhodium and silicon, has been uncovered by researchers. The underlying concept of the quantum-critical point ... read more

Feb. 1, 2016 — The end of Moore's Law -- the prediction that transistor density would double every two years -- was one of the hottest topics in electronics-related discussions in 2015. Silicon-based ... read more

New Type of Nanowires, Built With Natural Gas Heating

Feb. 1, 2016 — A new simple, cost-effective approach that may open up an effective way to make other metallic/semiconducting nanomaterials. According to the research team, this method is simple, reproducible, ... read more

Jan. 30, 2016 — A new simple, cost-effective approach that may open up an effective way to make other metallic/semiconducting ... read more

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