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Young collaborators and researchers at OakRidge National Laboratory prepare protein samples for neutron scattering on the Cold Neutron Chopper Spectrometer (CNCS). This... Read More »
A “heralded” photon is one of a pair whose existence is proclaimed by the detection of its partner -- the “herald” photon. To attain heralded single photons... Read More »
Harnessing the energy-generating mechanism of the sun -- that's what scientists at the University of Washington have been doing for more than a decade, including working ... Read More »
A lithium-ion battery that can be painted on virtually any surface has been developed at Rice University. The rechargeable battery consists of spray-painted layers, each ... Read More »
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have... Read More »
Texas AgriLife Research scientists are studying the costs of getting potential bioenergy sources such as mesquite to the processed stage. The costs of feedstock... Read More »
A team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the Departments of Energy's Jaguar supercomputer to calculate the number of isotopes allowed by the laws of physics. They... Read More »
Physicists from Rice University, Kyoto University and the Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) are offering new details about similarities between the... Read More »
Engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have discovered a catalyst that provides the same level of efficiency in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) as the... Read More »
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have provided new insight which could help engineers create more efficient memory storage devices. “Universal... Read More »
A multidisciplinary team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and in Spain has discovered a new mathematical approach to simulate the electronic behavior of... Read More »
Tightening or easing the tension on a drumhead will alter the drum sound. This is also the case for drumheads made from graphene. However, instead of changing the... Read More »
Scientists have concluded that the larger the wind turbine, the greener the electricity it produces. The American Chemical Society has published a study that could... Read More »
Researchers creating electricity through photovoltaics want to convert as many of the sun’s wavelengths as possible to achieve maximum efficiency. Indium... Read More »
A newly developed carbon nanotube material could help lower the cost of fuel cells, catalytic converters and similar energy-related technologies by delivering a... Read More »
Daniel PorterCarbon certainly is abundant, but nanotubes are not inexpensive to make at the moment. Maybe the next big breakthrough in nanotubes will be an inexpensive way to make them -- that will make research like this very useful!
Jun 14, 2012
A team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have taken steps to ensure a powerful color-based imaging technique performs as well when discerning... Read More »
A robot analogous to a child between 6 and 14 months old can develop rudimentary linguistic skills through interaction with a human participant. Researchers from the... Read More »
Ann ConkleWow. I am curious how the think the reverse of this -- using robot language acquisition to inform our understanding of human language acquisition -- will work.
Jun 14, 2012
The City of San Jose and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are partnering to accelerate the advancement of clean energy technologies and helping to... Read More »
Scientists considered Nuclear power a prominent energy alternative. It is more environmentally beneficial solution since it emits significantly less greenhouse gas... Read More »
Unique patterns generate when two immiscible fluids flow together and this has been a factor for scientists to develop a new tool for studying tiny... Read More »