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May 30, 2016

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May 30, 2016

Novel Multi-Field Invisible Sensor Designed by Scientists

May 27, 2016 — Made of pure copper, a new ultra-thin ‘shell’ conceals sensors from remote inspection while still allowing them to probe the exterior environment, report ... read more

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

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

May 16, 2016 — New technology for cleaning oil from lakes is best suited for lakes with thick sediments: stony, clay or sandy bottom, report scienitsts. This method allows cleaning both sediments and water and ... read more

May 13, 2016 — In traditional light-harvesting methods, energy from one photon only excites one electron or none depending on the absorber's energy gap. The remaining energy is lost as heat. But a new article ... read more

Finding the Next New Tech Material: The Computational Hunt for the Weird and Unusual

May 11, 2016 — Scientists are turning to the world of computation to guide their search for the next new material. Their program uses software code developed to map and predict the distinct structural, electronic, ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Researchers recently used non-contact atomic force microscopy to look at simple chemical reactions with atomic resolution, confirming what chemists have heretofore only inferred from spectroscopy. ... read more

May 9, 2016 — A novel route to encode chaos on light in an optomechanical microresonator system has been discovered by scientists. An optomechanical microresonator system combines optics and mechanics in a very ... read more

May 6, 2016 — Understanding how small water droplets behave improves our ability to describe evaporation and condensation of water at widely different scales, which has implications for everything from ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Engineers have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better and last ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Scientists have engineered an innovative new method to build the next generation of freezers capable of reaching temperatures as low as - 180°C by using advanced cryogenically cooled heat pipe ... read more

May 3, 2016 — Too much sunlight can harm plants; with an eye to learning from nature's success, scientists found that an orange-colored protein that protects cyanobacteria from overexposure to sunlight shifts ... read more

Apr. 29, 2016 — Heat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a severe bottleneck in the further development of systems in these fields. To come to grips with this serious issue, researchers have developed ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — Superfast light sources can be used, for example, in laser lights, LED lights and in single-photon light sources for quantum technology. New research results show that light sources can be made much ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — A thermoelectric (TE) device using cutting edge thermoelectric conversion technology has been created by a team of researchers. Thermoelectric conversion technology that converts energy abandoned as ... read more

The Contrarian Dance of DNA

Apr. 20, 2016 — A piece of DNA's movements are often counterintuitive to those of objects in our everyday grasp. A rod of rubber, for example: bend it until its ends meet, and you can count on the elastic ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — Liquid water is a very good heat storage medium -- anyone with a Thermos bottle knows that. However, as soon as water boils or freezes, its storage capacity drops precipitously. Physicists have now ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — Using a state-of-the-art ultrafast electron microscope, researchers have recorded the first-ever videos showing how heat moves through materials at the nanoscale traveling at the speed of ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — In the area of nano photonics, scientists for the first time succeeded in integrating a laser with an organic gain medium on a silicon photonic chip. This approach is of enormous potential for ... read more

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