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May 22, 2015

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May 20, 2015 — A new study has shown that just as exposure to gamma radiation transforms Bruce Banner into fictional superhero the Hulk, exposure to alpha-particle radiation can transform thermoelectric materials ... read more

More Cycling With E-Bikes

May 20, 2015 — Electric bikes make people cycle longer and more often, a new study concludes, adding that the effect is best on women. A new study focused on how people use the electric bike and how the electric ... read more

Fresh Milk, Off the Grid

May 19, 2015 — Milk preservation depends upon refrigeration and boiling, but in developing countries these methods are costly and often impractical due to the sporadic availability of continuous electricity. New ... read more

Printing 3-D Graphene Structures for Tissue Engineering

May 19, 2015 — Ever since single-layer graphene burst onto the science scene in 2004, the possibilities for the promising material have seemed nearly endless. With its high electrical conductivity, ability to store ... read more

US West's Power Grid Must Be Prepared for Impacts of Climate Change

May 18, 2015 — Arizona State University researchers say in coming decades a changing climate will pose challenges to operations of power generation facilities, especially in the Western United States. They ... read more

May 18, 2015 — Flexible, wearable electronics may benefit from graphene microsupercapacitors infused with boron and made with a common ... read more

May 18, 2015 — Scientists have been able to switch ferromagnetic domains on and off with low voltage in a structure made of two different ferroic materials. The switching works slightly above room temperature. ... read more

Electricity Generating Nano-Wizards

May 18, 2015 — Quantum dots are an ideal nanolab to study the means to turning heat into electricity. Just as alchemists always dreamed of turning common metal into gold, their 19th century physicist counterparts ... read more

May 14, 2015 — A wearable FES-robot hybrid training system has been designed for multi-joint upper limb rehabilitation. With successful combination of the two technologies' advantages, recovery achieved by the ... read more

May 15, 2015 — Scientists have moved graphene -- the incredibly strong and conductive single-atom-thick sheet of carbon -- a significant step along the path from lab bench novelty to commercially viable material ... read more

May 15, 2015 — Scientists have developed a new way to store energy that also offers a solution to a growing environmental ... read more

May 15, 2015 — One of the barriers to using graphene at a commercial scale could be overcome using a new method. Graphene, a material stronger and stiffer than carbon fiber, has enormous commercial potential but ... read more

May 15, 2015 — Scientists have developed the world's first new mercury-free light source that produces ultraviolet radiation for medical applications. It is currently being certified as a medical instrument, ... read more

Single Low-Magnitude Electric Pulse Successfully Fights Inflammation

May 13, 2015 — The results of research on the therapeutic potential of vagus nerve stimulation have now been released. Prior to this study, it was not understood which vagus nerve fiber types were responsible for ... read more

May 14, 2015 — Researchers have invented a technique called “CLAIRE” that extends the incredible resolution of electron microscopy to the non-invasive nanoscale imaging of soft matter, including biomolecules, ... read more

May 13, 2015 — A part of the performance degradation mechanism of the advanced, electrodeless, helicon plasma thruster with a magnetic nozzle, has been ... read more

Predicting Magnetic Behavior in Copper Oxide Superconductors

May 14, 2015 — Enabled by high-performance computing, the magnetic couplings in model systems for copper-containing cuprate superconductors were accurately calculated for the first ... read more

'Swing-Dancing' Pairs of Electrons Discovered

May 13, 2015 — Scientists have discovered electrons that can 'swing dance.' This unique electronic behavior can potentially lead to new families of quantum ... read more

May 13, 2015 — The recombination of electron shells in molecules, taking just a few dozen attoseconds (a billionth of a billionth of a second) can now be viewed 'live,' thanks to a new ... read more

May 13, 2015 — Pollutants emitted by factories and car exhausts affect humans who breathe in these harmful gases and also aggravate climate change up in the atmosphere. Being able to detect such emissions is a ... read more

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