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May 27, 2016

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May 27, 2016

How Researchers Make a Battery in Seven Easy Steps

May 26, 2016 — Learn how researchers assemble experimental ... read more

Thermal Modification of Wood and a Complex Study of Its Properties by Magnetic Resonance

May 25, 2016 — Researchers conducted an investigation of various thermally treated wood species from the Central European part of Russia by magnetic resonance methods and revealed important changes in wood ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Scientists are testing the development of solar cells made of solid materials to improve their ability to function under harsh environmental ... read more

Truck Turns Its Own Heat Into Power

May 24, 2016 — A 195-year-old discovery is behind a new system that will save vehicles hundreds of litres of fuel and reduce their carbon emissions by as much as 2 to 3 tonnes per ... read more

Traveling Wave Drives Magnetic Particles

May 23, 2016 — As our technology downsizes, scientists often operate in microscopic-scale jungles, where modern-day explorers develop new methods for transporting microscopic objects of different sizes across non ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Light waves might be able to drive future transistors. The electromagnetic waves of light oscillate approximately one million times in a billionth of a second, hence with petahertz frequencies. In ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Researchers have made a discovery that could open the door to cellphone and car batteries that last five times longer than current ones. They discovered new catalyst materials for lithium-air ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Transmitting the contents of a conventional DVD in under ten seconds by radio transmission is incredibly fast -- and a new world record in wireless data transmission. With a data rate of 6 Gigabit ... read more

May 21, 2016 — Like the poet, microbes that make methane are taking chemists on a road less traveled: Of two competing ideas for how microbes make the main component of natural gas, the winning chemical reaction ... read more

May 20, 2016 — Electromagnetic effect allows to control magnetic polarization of a material by applying external electric field. Materials with such properties may be used to develop a new generation of ... read more

May 20, 2016 — A Finnish invention, a vertical axis Savonius wind turbine can be further improved shows a new study. Due to the mechanical modification of the rotor the power coefficient was shown to be increased ... read more

Power Up When the Temperature Is Down

May 20, 2016 — Chemists have developed a new synthesis method for organic radical batteries that are re-chargeable and continue to function at below-freezing temperatures. The specific model has greater voltage ... read more

Life Satisfaction and Electricity Consumption

May 19, 2016 — A nation's electricity consumption has been seen as a useful proxy for measuring economic growth offering a useful alternative to conventional measures such as gross domestic product (GDP) by ... read more

May 19, 2016 — The chemical element gallium could be used as a new reversible adhesive that allows its adhesive effect to be switched on and off with ease, report ... read more

May 19, 2016 — A research team has created a simple and inexpensive insert that generates uniform electric field for tissue engineering and other cell ... read more

May 19, 2016 — Replacing a common drying method boosts the performance of perovskite ... read more

How Repeated Spot Microdischarges Damage Microdevices

May 18, 2016 — In microelectronics, devices made up of two electrodes separated by an insulating barrier are subject to multiple of microdischarges -- referred to as microfilaments -- at the same spot. Now have ... read more

May 18, 2016 — A soft actuator using electrically controllable membranes could pave the way for machines that are no danger to ... read more

May 18, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new type of graphene-based transistor and using modelling they have demonstrated that it has ultralow power consumption compared with other similar transistor devices. The ... read more

May 17, 2016 — A new highly efficient power amplifier for electronics could help make possible next-generation cell phones, low-cost collision-avoidance radar for cars and lightweight microsatellites for ... read more

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