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With an incidence of 31.5 million worldwide and a mortality of around 17%, sepsis remains the most common cause of death in hospitalized patients, even in industrialized countries where antibiotics and critical care facilities are readily available.
by Institute for Basic Science
7.28.2017
10:41am
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New research has shown that the granular building blocks in copper can never fit together perfectly, but are rotated causing an unexpected level of misalignment and surface roughness.
by Amber Centre
7.28.2017
10:22am
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Physicists have found a way to write an electrical circuit into a crystal, opening up the possibility of transparent, three-dimensional electronics that, like an Etch A Sketch, can be erased and reconfigured.
by Eric Sorenson, Washington State University
7.28.2017
10:14am
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Scientists have discovered a new way to precisely pattern nanomaterials that could open a new path to the next generation of everyday electronic devices.
by Louise Lerner, University of Chicago
7.28.2017
10:06am
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When Time is of the Essence, after an exposure to a hazardous chemical substance, any delay, even for a few seconds, can result in serious injury.
7.28.2017
9:12am
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Cellphones may soon be able to handle the extreme heat of a beach day or frigid cold of a day at the ski slopes.
7.27.2017
1:56pm
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Experiments with a powerful “electron camera” at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered that light whirls atoms around in perovskites, potentially explaining the high efficiency of these next-generation solar cell...
by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
7.27.2017
1:51pm
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Carbon nanotubes immobilized in a tuft of quartz fiber have the power to remove toxic heavy metals from water, according to researchers at Rice University.
by Rice University
7.27.2017
1:43pm
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In new research, Alex Green, an assistant professor at ASU’s Biodesign Institute, demonstrates how living cells can be induced to carry out computations in the manner of tiny robots or computers.
by Arizona State University
7.27.2017
1:37pm
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A key step in unlocking the potential for greener, faster, smaller electronic circuitry was taken recently by a group of researchers led by UAlberta physicist Robert Wolkow. The research team found a way to delete and replace out-of-place atoms that had...
by University of Alberta
7.27.2017
1:31pm
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To analyze the full range of elements that may be present in a sample, laboratories are often required to invest in multiple elemental analyzers. The Thermo Scientific FlashSmart Elemental Analyzer offers an innovative solution by providing comprehensive...
by Thermo Fisher Scientific
7.26.2017
1:25pm
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Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells, according to a new study published in Nanoscale.
by University of Central Florida
7.26.2017
1:11pm
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Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision.
by Aalto University
7.26.2017
1:08pm
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Just as members of a marching band align themselves for a performance, carbon nanotubes create a similar configuration. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists recently used synchrotron X-ray scattering to fully capture the hierarchical...
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
7.26.2017
1:03pm
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Researchers in China have developed a new type of user-interactive electronic skin, with a color change perceptible to the human eye, and achieved with a much-reduced level of strain. Their results could have applications in robotics, prosthetics and...
by Institute of Physics
7.26.2017
12:58pm
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A zinc-based battery that delivers a high voltage and substantial energy capacity could be set to rival conventional lithium-ion batteries, A*STAR researchers have found.
by Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
7.26.2017
12:53pm
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Kanomax has released new Handheld Particle Counters for cleanroom testing applications.
7.26.2017
12:35pm
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Around half of all medications for chronic diseases are not taken as prescribed, costing the U.S. health care system more than $100 billion in avoidable hospital stays each year.
by Helen Knight, MIT
7.25.2017
10:47am
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Two-dimensional materials that can multitask. That is the result of a new process that naturally produces patterned monolayers that can act as a base for creating a wide variety of novel materials with dual optical, magnetic, catalytic, or sensing...
by David Salisbury, Vanderbilt University
7.25.2017
10:39am
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The crew of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) checked the operation of the Tomsk-TPU-120 satellite on July 24. Satellite launch into outer space is scheduled on August 17, 2017.
by Tomsk Polytechnic University
7.25.2017
10:22am
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Scientists have developed a new way to make stimuli-responsive materials in a predictable manner.
by Nagoya University
7.25.2017
10:12am
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Magnetic quantum objects in superconductors, so-called "fluxons," are particularly suitable for the storage and processing of data bits.
by University of Vienna
7.25.2017
10:02am
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Thunder Mats are tacky floor mats designed to remove foot borne particulate before entering clean areas such as controlled environments. They are made with an incinerable polyethylene adhesive film and have a durable and smooth surface that stands up...
7.25.2017
9:18am
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3-D-printed, disposable sensors capable of detecting noxious gases and changes in temperature and humidity could revolutionize environmental monitoring.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
7.24.2017
1:47pm
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Engineers at the University of Maryland have invented an entirely new kind of battery. It is bio-compatible because it produces the same kind of ion-based electrical energy used by humans and other living things.
by University of Maryland
7.24.2017
1:42pm
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High-index materials—i.e., those with high indices of refraction—are more suitable for the implementation of dielectric nanoantennas. In their paper published in Optica, researchers systematically examine the available high-index materials in terms of...
by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
7.24.2017
1:39pm
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Imagine slipping into a jacket, shirt or skirt that powers your cellphone, fitness tracker and other personal electronic devices as you walk, wave and even when you are sitting. A new, ultrathin energy harvesting system developed at Vanderbilt University...
by Vanderbilt University
7.24.2017
1:19pm
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Building the "parts" for a quantum computer is a monumental research task. One promising approach involves using the quantum "spin" property of nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers in diamonds to store and process data. Recently researchers constructed chains...
by U.S. Department of Energy
7.24.2017
12:55pm
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Researchers have investigated the viability of a technique called “spincasting” for creating thin films of nanoparticles on an underlying substrate – an important step in the creation of materials with a variety of uses, from optics to electronics.
by Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University
7.21.2017
10:25am
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Probiotics, being live microbes, exert numerous beneficial health effects on the host cells. Such probiotics are commercially available as dietary supplements, foods, and pharmaceutical formulations.
by Bentham Science Publishers
7.21.2017
10:14am
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Cheap, plastic toys--no manufacturer necessary. The 2020 toy and game market is projected to be $135 billion, and 3D printing brings those profits home.
by Allison Mills, Michigan Technical University
7.21.2017
10:03am
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An electrode brought to the surface of a liquid that contains microparticles can be used to pull out surprisingly long chains of particles.
by University of Warsaw
7.21.2017
9:53am
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Magnets and magnetic phenomena underpin the vast majority of modern data storage, and the measurement scales for research focused on magnetic behaviors continue to shrink with the rest of digital technology.
by American Institute of Physics
7.21.2017
9:43am
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7.21.2017
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A new series of leakproof vials has been developed to provide sample protection and user safety by enabling correct cap application every time.
7.20.2017
12:12pm
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Scientists have developed a new type of optical fiber that has an extremely large core diameter and preserves the coherent properties of light.
by MIPT
7.20.2017
12:08pm
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Researchers have made the first direct visual observation and measurement of ultra-fast vortex dynamics in superconductors.
by The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem
7.20.2017
12:07pm
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A doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has pioneered a countermeasure to transform the landscape of 3-D printing today.
by Texas A&M University
7.20.2017
12:05pm
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In an advance that could boost the efficiency of LED lighting by 50 percent and even pave the way for invisibility cloaking devices, a team of University of Michigan researchers has developed a new technique that peppers metallic nanoparticles into...
by University of Michigan
7.20.2017
12:03pm
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Scientists have designed a new type of cathode that could make the mass production of sodium batteries more feasible.
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
7.20.2017
12:01pm
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