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October 13, 2015

Oct. 12, 2015 — Scientists have developed wearable, graphene-coated fabrics that can detect dangerous gases present in the air, alerting the wearer by turning on an LED ... read more

Not Shaken, Not Stirred: New Molecular Modeling Techniques for Catalysis in Unmixed Systems

Oct. 12, 2015 — Scientists have developed molecular modeling simulations and new theoretical formulations to help understand and optimize catalytic reactions that take place in chemical environments where the ... read more

Establishment of Systems Metabolic Engineering Strategies to Develop Microbial Strains

Oct. 12, 2015 — Ten general strategies of systems metabolic engineering have been proposed by experts to successfully develop industrial microbial ... read more

Oct. 12, 2015 — Stratos II+, a rocket built entirely by students of Delft University of Technology, will be launched again on Wednesday October 14. The first attempt in 2014 unfortunately failed due to technical ... read more

Oct. 12, 2015 — The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2015 to Angus Deaton Princeton University "for his ... read more

Scientists Produce Shortest Electron Bunches Ever by Surfing Plasma Waves

Oct. 9, 2015 — The shortest electron bunches ever produced have emerged in new research. The bunches were produced by focusing a high-power laser pulse into a supersonic helium gas jet. These 'bullets' of ... read more

Researchers Develop Deep-Learning Method for Computers to Predict Daily Activities

Oct. 9, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new method that teaches computers to 'see' and understand what humans do in a typical day using 40,000 images taken from an ego-centric ... read more

Oct. 9, 2015 — Genomicists have sequenced the RNA of the most complicated gene known in nature, using a hand-held sequencer no bigger than a cell phone. The researchers show that a new nanopore sequencer can ... read more

Oct. 9, 2015 — Physicists have devised a way to use diamonds to identify cancerous tumors before they become life threatening. Their findings reveal how a nanoscale, synthetic version of the precious gem can light ... read more

Electronics Get a Power Boost With the Addition of Simple Material

Oct. 9, 2015 — Materials scientist have just discovered a way to give the workhorse transistor a big boost, using a new technique to incorporate vanadium oxide, one of a family of materials called functional ... read more

Oct. 9, 2015 — Researchers have succeeded in building protein gates for artificial nano-vesicles that become transparent only under specific conditions. The gate responds to certain pH values, triggering a reaction ... read more

Purchase Intent Data Research Gives Insights Into What Influences Shoppers

Oct. 9, 2015 — New research includes detailed insights into what influences shoppers – from when they are considering buying to when they purchase – and highlights how much of this journey takes place out of ... read more

Oct. 9, 2015 — An airport apron bustles with traffic. The tow tractors, tankers and buses moving busily around an aircraft run the risk of colliding. An enhanced positioning system will increase safety and the ... read more

Oct. 9, 2015 — Lasers with a wavelength of two microns could move the boundaries of surgery and molecule detection. Researchers have managed to generate such lasers using a simple and inexpensive ... read more

Solitons Acquire Chirality

Oct. 8, 2015 — A team of Korean scientists has discovered a new class of solitons, which they named chiral ... read more

Oct. 9, 2015 — Soft steps and large feet can allow animals and robots to maintain high speeds on very loose soil and sand. These findings offer a new insight into how animals respond to different terrain, and how ... read more

Oct. 8, 2015 — Scientists have described ancient water flows and lakes on Mars, and what this might mean about the ancient ... read more

Oct. 8, 2015 — While the cleaning of car exhausts is among the best known applications of catalytic processes, it is only the tip of the iceberg. Practically the entire chemical industry relies on catalytic ... read more

Oct. 8, 2015 — Use of an iPad app that fosters parent-child interactions around math markedly increases children's math achievement across the school year, especially for children with parents who are ... read more

Oct. 8, 2015 — If you want to learn how something works, one strategy is to take it apart and put it back together again. For 10 years, a global initiative called the Blue Brain Project has been attempting to do ... read more

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