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St. Louis Cardinals hold off Atlanta Braves behind Paul DeJong, Randal Grichuk

5 days ago from UPI

ST. LOUIS -- Paul DeJong and Randal Grichuk each homered to support Carlos Martinez's six solid innings Saturday night as the surging St. Louis Cardinals edged the Atlanta Braves 6-5...

First data transmission through terahertz multiplexer: 100 times faster than today's best

6 days ago from Science Daily

Researchers have demonstrated the transmission of two separate video signals through a terahertz multiplexer at a data rate more than 100 times faster than today's fastest cellular data networks.

Flexible batteries get safe aqueous electrolytes

6 days ago from C&EN

Biocompatible devices could safely power wearable and implantable medical devices

Moving objects at the nanoscale using thermal regions

1 week ago from Physorg

Researchers report that it is possible to move a nanoparticle on the surface of a graphene sheet by applying a temperature difference at the ends of the membrane—a nanocluster on...

Consistent backswing crucial in helping sportspeople produce optimum results

1 week ago from Science Daily

Research has shown that golfers and tennis players who perfect a consistent backswing when learning the sport can achieve results quicker than those who don't.

Metal-catalyzed electrochemical diazidation of alkenes

1 week ago from Science NOW

Vicinal diamines are a common structural motif in bioactive natural products, therapeutic agents, and molecular catalysts, motivating the continuing development of efficient, selective, and sustainable technologies for their preparation. We...

Eye patches: Protein assembly of index-gradient squid lenses

1 week ago from Science NOW

A parabolic relationship between lens radius and refractive index allows spherical lenses to avoid spherical aberration. We show that in squid, patchy colloidal physics resulted from an evolutionary radiation of...

White-hat hackers probe U.S. Air Force systems

1 week ago from UPI

More than 200 vulnerabilities to U.S. Air Force IT domains were uncovered by white-hat hackers during a 24-day period earlier this year.

Using energy-based designs to enhance earthquake hazard resistance

1 week ago from MIT Research

By taking an innovative approach to designing recommendations for new buildings and structures, researchers at MIT are collaborating with researchers and engineers around the world to develop cost-effective, non-invasive tools and methods for...

No injuries when speeding car clipped by passing train

1 week ago from UPI

Transit officials in Poland shared video of a car that narrowly evaded disaster when it sped in front of a train and was clipped by the passing vehicle.

Innovative Way to Understand Nature of an Entire Tiny Particle

1 week ago from Newswise - Scinews

New research from the University of New Hampshire has led to the development of a novel technique to determine the surface area and volume of small particles, the size of...

Engineers find better way to detect nanoparticles

1 week ago from Science Daily

An engineering team has made major strides recently in the study and manipulation of light. The team's most recent discovery of the sensing capability of microresonators could have impacts in...

Surprise discovery in the search for energy efficient information storage

1 week ago from Physorg

Today almost all information stored on hard disc drives or cloud servers is recorded in magnetic media, because it is non-volatile (i.e. it retains the information when power is switched...

Engineers find better way to detect nanoparticles

1 week ago from Physorg

It's long been thought that two's company and three's a crowd. But electrical and systems engineers at Washington University in St. Louis and their collaborators have shown that the addition...

A new chloroplast role for making biofuels

1 week ago from Physorg

Michigan State University researchers are experimenting with harvesting seed oil to make biofuels that could someday power our jets and cars.

Microwave technology improves the properties of grape-derived products

1 week ago from Physorg

The WINESENSE project has successfully developed a novel extraction process for grape marc, resulting in higher polyphenol content. The consortium is already working on products for the cosmetics industry.

Scientists find new method to control electronic properties of nanocrystals

1 week ago from Physorg

Researchers from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Stony Brook University, and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered new effects of an important method for modulating...

Kitten sprints across baseball field, inspires grand slam

1 week ago from UPI

A small kitten had a big impact on a Major League Baseball game after running onto the field on Wednesday night.

Two ways to improve optical sensing using different resonator techniques

1 week ago from Physorg

(—Two independent teams working on research aimed at improving optical sensing have used techniques that involve coupling two or more modes of light such that their modes and their corresponding...

Textured LED gives green light to Li-Fi

1 week ago from Physorg

Standard light-emitting diodes (LEDs) used for home lighting can now transmit data more rapidly between electronic devices, thanks to new research from A*STAR.

Harnessingthe properties of a remarkable 2-D material

1 week ago from Physorg

Characterizing the thermal properties of crystalline molybdenum disulfide, an important two-dimensional (2-D) material, has proven challenging. Now researchers from A*STAR have developed a simple technique that could pave the way...

A wheeled robot to monitor grape growth

1 week ago from Physorg

Just like great wine needs time, great grapes require continuous attention and reliable assessment tools. Noting the absence of a convincing alternative to manual sampling and analysis, an EU consortium...

Super-light graphene and ceramic metamaterial possesses high strength, other attributes

1 week ago from Physorg

A new featherweight, flame-resistant and super-elastic "metamaterial" has been shown to combine high strength with electrical conductivity and thermal insulation, suggesting potential applications from buildings to aerospace.

Novel manufacturing method could lead to massive energy savings, new materials

1 week ago from Physorg

Penn State researchers have developed a new method for sintering, a widely used manufacturing process for powdered materials. Using far less time and energy than the standard approach, the new...

The structural mystery of scandium fluoride illustrated

1 week ago from Physorg

Whoever said rules were made to be broken wasn't a physicist. When something doesn't act the way you think it should, either the rules are wrong, or there's new physics...

Norway's Statoil reshapes hold of giant wind farm off the British coast

1 week ago from UPI

Norwegian energy company Statoil said it swapped out some of its assets in order to share control over wind farms located off the British coast.

Kelsea Ballerini, Brad Paisley to perform at the ACM Honors ceremony

1 week ago from UPI

Kelsea Ballerini, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, Little Big Town and Brad Paisley are set to perform at the 11th annual ACM Honors ceremony.

Oil production for Gazprom Neft up 5 percent

1 week ago from UPI

Russian oil company Gazprom Neft said its net production was up more than 5 percent from last year, driven in part by output from OPEC-member Iraq.