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Merging neutron stars: How cosmic events give insight into fundamental properties of matter

5 days ago from Physorg

The opportunity to measure the gravitational waves of two merging neutron stars could offer answers to some of the fundamental questions about the structure of matter. At the extremely high...

New approach improving stability and optical properties of perovskite films

5 days ago from Physorg

Metal halide perovskites are regarded as next generation materials for light emitting devices (LEDs). Recent research co-led by a scientist from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has resulted in...

3-D experiments shed new light on shape memory alloys

5 days ago from Physorg

Shape memory alloys are well known for their remarkable properties—superelasticity, shape memory and actuation allow them to be crumpled up and then spring back to a "remembered" original shape.

Collaboration sparks sustainable electronics manufacturing breakthrough

5 days ago from Physorg

Simon Fraser University and Swiss researchers are developing an eco-friendly, 3-D printable solution for producing wireless Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors that can be used and disposed of without contaminating the environment....

Giving keener “electric eyesight” to autonomous vehicles

5 days ago from MIT Research

Autonomous vehicles relying on light-based image sensors often struggle to see through blinding conditions, such as fog. But MIT researchers have developed a sub-terahertz-radiation receiving system that could help steer driverless cars when...

First-of-their-kind 3D experiments shed new light on shape memory alloys

5 days ago from Science Daily

Researchers are working to better understand the complex internal microstructures of shape memory alloys and the results of their first-of-their-kind experiments.

Sustainable electronics manufacturing breakthrough

5 days ago from Science Daily

Researchers are developing an eco-friendly, 3D printable solution for producing wireless Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors that can be used and disposed of without contaminating the environment.

Bigger teams aren't always better in science and tech

5 days ago from Science Daily

A new analysis of more than 65 million papers, patents and software projects found that smaller teams produce much more disruptive and innovative research than large teams, which more often...

New approach improving stability and optical properties of perovskite films

5 days ago from Science Daily

Metal halide perovskites are regarded as next generation materials for light emitting devices. A recent study has developed a new and efficient fabrication approach to produce all-inorganic perovskite films with...

Carbon gas storage cavern is the best way to obtain clean energy from a fossil fuel

5 days ago from Science Daily

Scientists are developing technology to separate CO2 and methane in oil and gas exploration and store it in offshore salt caverns.

Research team develops a high-performance quantum dot mode-locked laser on silicon

5 days ago from Physorg

Ten years into the future. That's about how far UC Santa Barbara electrical and computer engineering professor John Bowers and his research team are reaching with the recent development of...

Running an LED in reverse could cool future computers

5 days ago from Physorg

In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers at the University of Michigan ran a light emitting diode (LED) with electrodes reversed in order to...

High-performance quantum dot mode-locked laser on silicon

5 days ago from Science Daily

Ten years into the future. That's about how far an electrical and computer engineering professor and his research team are reaching with the recent development of their mode-locked quantum dot...

Bigger teams aren't always better in science and tech

6 days ago from Physorg

In today's science and business worlds, it's increasingly common to hear that solving big problems requires a big team. But a new analysis of more than 65 million papers, patents...

Scientists developed a method that allows removal of antibiotic residue from waste water

6 days ago from Science Daily

A new article is focused in particular on organic aerogels produced from phenolic compounds obtained upon processing Estonian oil shale, i.e. from local raw material. In order to produce highly...

Turning desalination waste into a useful resource

6 days ago from Science Daily

Process could turn concentrated brine into useful chemicals, making desalination more efficient.

Auto reliability up, but battery, shifting trouble persists

6 days ago from Physorg

Automobiles are getting more reliable, but J.D. Power's annual survey finds problems with battery failures, transmission shifting and voice recognition systems.

Chadwick Boseman to star in Spike Lee's film 'Da 5 Bloods'

6 days ago from UPI

"Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman, Delroy Lindo and Jean Reno will play Vietnam veterans in Spike Lee's new film "Da 5 Bloods."

Washington Redskins players know Alex Smith likely out for 2019

6 days ago from UPI

Running back Chris Thompson says Washington Redskins players know quarterback Alex Smith probably won't play in 2019 due to the leg injuries sustained in 2018.

Ford recalls 1.5 mn F-150 pickups

6 days ago from Physorg

Ford announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.5 million of its best-selling F-150 pickup trucks due to a glitch in its transmission system that can lead to accidents.

France to lift investment in electric car battery cells

6 days ago from Physorg

France is planning to invest 700 million euros ($790 million) over the next five years to boost its production of battery cells for electric cars.

Polymers pave way for wider use of recycled tires in asphalt

6 days ago from Physorg

Each year, about 27 million tires end up in landfills, dumps and stockpiles, where they pose health and environmental hazards. These tires could get a second life as components of...

Customized mix of materials for three-dimensional micro- and nanostructures

6 days ago from Science Daily

Three-dimensional structures on the micrometer and nanometer scales have a great potential for many applications. An efficient and precise process to print such structures from different materials has now been...

Nitrogen gets in the fast lane for chemical synthesis

6 days ago from Science Blog

Rice University scientists have given organic chemists a boost with their latest discovery of a one-step method to add nitrogen to compounds for drugs, pesticides, fertilizers and other products. Rice...

Organic particles modulate soot mixing in the atmosphere

6 days ago from Physorg

In the atmosphere, individual soot particles emitted from human activities often encounter and combine with organic material, forming soot-containing particles. A research team led by scientists from the U.S. Department...

Researchers develop a cheap, targeted antibacterial compound

6 days ago from Physorg

An international scientific group including a RUDN chemist have developed a complex copper-based compound with stronger antibacterial properties compared to analogs, and is cheaper to produce. The scientists confirmed that...

What happens to magnetic nanoparticles in cells?

6 days ago from Physorg

Although magnetic nanoparticles are being used more and more in cell imaging and tissue bioengineering, what happens to them within stem cells in the long term remained undocumented. Researchers from...

What happens to magnetic nanoparticles in cells?

6 days ago from Physorg

Although magnetic nanoparticles are being used more and more in cell imaging and tissue bioengineering, what happens to them within stem cells in the long term remained undocumented. Researchers from...