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April 23, 2019

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April 23, 2019

Apr. 18, 2019 — Researchers tested bacteria commonly found inside homes on samples of drywall coated with antimicrobial, synthetic latex paints. Within 24 hours, all bacteria died except for Bacillus timonensis, a ... read more

'Induced' Driving Miles Could Overwhelm Potential Energy-Saving Benefits of Self-Driving

Apr. 17, 2019 — The benefits of self-driving cars will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may ... read more

Apr. 17, 2019 — Researchers have created a new type of origami that can morph from one pattern into a different one, or even a hybrid of two patterns, instantly altering many of its structural ... read more

Decoding the Movement Patterns of Tsunami-Like Solitary Waves

Apr. 17, 2019 — A study of solitary tsunami-style wave clusters shows how they move in harmony with and through each ... read more

Green Plastic Production Made Easy

Apr. 17, 2019 — A one-step method enables scalable and more environmentally friendly production of plant-derived plastic monomers, paving the way towards the mass production of a sustainable alternative to ... read more

New Form of Laser for Sound

Apr. 16, 2019 — The optical laser has grown to a $10 billion global technology market since it was invented in 1960, and has led to Nobel prizes for Art Ashkin for developing optical tweezing and Gerard Mourou and ... read more

Apr. 16, 2019 — Insect-inspired arm technology aims to improve drones to handle larger ... read more

Apr. 16, 2019 — Creating a lithium-ion battery that can charge in a matter of minutes but still operate at a high capacity is possible. This development has the potential to improve battery performance for consumer ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — Researchers have designed a new device that creates electricity from falling snow, a first. The device is inexpensive, small, thin and flexible like a sheet of ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — Scientists have discovered how to build novel synthetic biomolecule complexes that they believe are a critical step towards biotemplated advanced ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — In a major medical breakthrough, researchers have 'printed' the world's first 3D vascularised engineered heart using a patient's own cells and biological ... read more

Unexpected Properties Uncovered in Recently Discovered Superconductor

Apr. 14, 2019 — Researchers have found that crystals of a recently discovered superconducting material, a layered bismuth chalcogenide with a four-fold symmetric structure, shows only two-fold symmetry in its ... read more

Apr. 12, 2019 — A research team has solved the molecular structure of the enzyme MHETase at BESSY II. MHETase was discovered in bacteria and together with a second enzyme -- PETase -- is able to break down the ... read more

New Microscopy Method Provides More Details About Nanocomposites

Apr. 11, 2019 — Scientists have developed a new microscopy approach for imaging gel nanocomposites in their natural state, which will reveal more useful information about their assembly and ... read more

Apr. 11, 2019 — Tapping into the unique nature of DNA, engineers have created simple machines constructed of biomaterials with properties of living ... read more

The Right Polymers for the Job

Apr. 11, 2019 — One of the most promising clean energy technologies just got even better. Researchers have developed the most powerful, durable hydroxide exchange membrane fuel cell components on ... read more

Apr. 11, 2019 — Researchers have imaged and modeled the unique geometry of 2D borophene, a material that could surpass the promises of graphene for electronic, thermal, optical and other ... read more

Apr. 11, 2019 — Physicists have developed a flexible process allowing the synthesis in a single flow of a wide range of novel nanomaterials with various morphologies, with potential applications in areas including ... read more

Apr. 10, 2019 — Tiny, individual, flexible ribbons of crystalline phosphorus have been made in a world first, and they could revolutionize electronics and fast-charging battery technology. Since the isolation of ... read more

Apr. 10, 2019 — Engineers use 'deep learning' techniques to speed up simulations of novel two-dimensional materials to understand their characteristics and how they're affected by high temperature and ... read more

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