Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed a sleek, simple and inexpensive way to turn a cell phone into a high powered, high quality microscope that can be used to identify biological samples in the field.
Rapid charging and draining doesn’t damage lithium ion electrode as much as thought.
Scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory craft two exotic forms of carbon into a molecule for steering electron flow.
09.16.14 In a first of its kind study, exploiting the unique strength of single-cell genomics, the DOE Joint Genome Institute and collaborators at the University of Arizona and the University of British Columbia explored virus-host dynamics to reveal that viruses appear to be much more key to marine microbial ecology below sunlit surface waters than suspected.
09.16.14 Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University researchers measure the quantum fluctuations behind a novel magnetic material's ultra-cold ferromagnetic phase transition.
09.15.14 A team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is attempting to make the first-ever neutron images of cavitation, the physical event that leads to bubble/gas formation, inside the body of a gasoline fuel injector.
Optical and material scientists at the University of Rochester and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich find a new combination of materials can efficiently guide electricity and light along the same tiny wire. Read More
Scientists at MIT find interfaces within materials can be patterned as a means of controlling the properties of composites. Read More
‘Fragility’ provides a clue to the mystery of what happens when a liquid turns into a glass. Read More
Work could inform research that leads to longer-lasting batteries or higher-capacity memory devices.
Understanding how reconnection transforms magnetic energy into explosive particle energy has been a major unsolved problem in plasma astrophysics.
Rice University physicists find2-D form pays no heed to defects.
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