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April 28, 2017

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April 28, 2017

Understanding the Correct Architectures of IMM Proteins

Apr. 25, 2017 — Scientists have developed a new technique to understand the correct architectures of IMM proteins, using special chemical ... read more

Apr. 24, 2017 — A new method that could lead to lithium batteries that are safer, have longer battery life, and are bendable has now been developed, providing new possibilities such as flexible smartphones. His new ... read more

Protein Structure: Game-Changing PanDDA Method Unveils Previously Hidden 3-D Structure Data

Apr. 24, 2017 — Scientists have developed a new method to extract previously hidden information from the X-ray diffraction data that are measured when resolving the three-dimensional (3-D) atomic structures of ... read more

Two-Dimensional Melting of Hard Spheres Experimentally Unravelled After 60 Years

Apr. 21, 2017 — Experimental evidence of melting in two-dimensional substances has finally been gained by researchers. Findings from the study could be used to support technological improvements to thin film ... read more

Apr. 21, 2017 — Reflecting the structure of composites found in nature and the ancient world, researchers have synthesized thin carbon nanotube (CNT) textiles that exhibit both high electrical conductivity and a ... read more

Apr. 21, 2017 — Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are promising candidates for flexible flat displays. By means of a screening process, it is now possible to identify more quickly lead structures with superior ... read more

Scientist's New Approach May Accelerate Design of High-Power Batteries

Apr. 21, 2017 — A model for designing novel materials used in electrical storage devices, such as car batteries and capacitors, has now been designed by researchers. This approach may dramatically accelerate ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — A significant step has been made toward breaking the so-called 'color barrier' of light microscopy for biological systems, allowing for much more comprehensive, system-wide labeling and ... read more

Broad Advance from Chemists Dramatically Simplifies Olefin Synthesis

Apr. 19, 2017 — Chemists have discovered a new method that greatly simplifies, and in many cases enables for the first time, the making of a vast range of organic ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The fossil fuel fight goes on for scientists as they develop a new method for creating reversible hydrogen storage based on methanol, with no carbon emissions, in the last major paper co-authored by ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The way that nanoparticles behave in the environment is extremely complex. There is currently a lack of systematic experimental data to help understand them comprehensively, as environmental ... read more

Degradable Electronic Components Created from Corn Starch

Apr. 19, 2017 — As consumers upgrade their gadgets at an increasing pace, the amount of electronic waste we generate continues to mount. To help combat this environmental problem, researchers have modified a ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The mechanism behind oil synthesis within microalgae cells has now been revealed by a research team. This discovery could contribute to the development of biofuels, they ... read more

New Method Can Model Chemistry in Extreme Magnetic Fields of White Dwarfs

Apr. 18, 2017 — Approximately 10-20 percent of white dwarfs exhibit strong magnetic fields, which can reach up to 100,000 tesla. However, on Earth, the strongest magnetic fields that can be generated using ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — Using pressure instead of chemicals, nanoparticles have been fabricated into nanowire arrays similar to those that underlie touch-screens for phones, computers, TVs, and sensors. The pressure process ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — Researchers have created a new method to extract the static and dynamic structure of complex chemical systems. In this context, 'structure' doesn't just mean the 3-D arrangement of ... read more

Researchers Capture Excess Photon Energy to Produce Solar Fuels

Apr. 18, 2017 — Scientists have developed a proof-of-principle photoelectrochemical cell capable of capturing excess photon energy normally lost to generating ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — High performing lithium-ion batteries are a key component of laptops, smart phones, and electric vehicles. Currently, the anodes, or negative charged side of lithium ion batteries, are generally made ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Stress sensors are important tools when it comes to evaluating the robustness of a material facing strong mechanical forces. Researchers have just published an article reporting a new kind of sensor ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Photosynthesis requires a mechanism to produce large amounts of chemical energy without losing the oxidative power needed to break down water. A research team has clarified part of this mechanism, ... read more

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