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March 22, 2019

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March 22, 2019

New Measurement Method for Radioactive Methane

Mar. 20, 2019 — Researchers have made a first step towards creating a precise measuring device for radioactive ... read more

A Laser Technique Proves Effective to Recover Material Designed to Protect Industrial Products

Mar. 18, 2019 — The system has been validated for non-stick and anticorrosive coatings used in the manufacturing of a wide range of objects from car engines to kitchen ... read more

Mar. 15, 2019 — A new system for synthesizing quantum dots across the entire spectrum of visible light drastically reduces manufacturing costs, can be tuned on demand to any color and allows for real-time process ... read more

Mar. 15, 2019 — Scientists designed a multilayered metamaterial that realizes ultra-narrowband wavelength-selective thermal emission by combining the machine learning (Bayesian optimization) and thermal emission ... read more

Mar. 15, 2019 — A new study has found a number of 2D materials can not only withstand being sent into space, but potentially thrive in the harsh ... read more

Mar. 14, 2019 — At relatively balmy temperatures, heat behaves like sound when moving through graphite, study ... read more

Mar. 14, 2019 — Seven of the ten most frequent medications contain chiral agents. These are molecules that occur in right- or left-handed forms. During chemical synthesis both forms usually occur in equal parts and ... read more

Researchers Use Algorithm from Netflix Challenge to Speed Up Biological Imaging

Mar. 14, 2019 — Researchers have repurposed an algorithm originally developed for Netflix's 2009 movie preference prediction competition to create a method for acquiring classical Raman spectroscopy images of ... read more

Next Generation of Optical Tweezers

Mar. 14, 2019 — Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that could pave the way for the next generation of optical ... read more

Researchers Report New Light-Activated Micro Pump

Mar. 11, 2019 — Even the smallest mechanical pumps have limitations, from the complex microfabrication techniques required to make them to the fact that there are limits on how small they can be. Researchers have ... read more

Mar. 13, 2019 — According to Einstein the speed of light is always the same. But according to theoretical models of quantum gravitation, this uniformity of space-time does not apply to particles. Physicists have now ... read more

Mar. 13, 2019 — Trihydrogen, or H3+, is acknowledged by many scientists as the molecule that made the universe. Researchers employed high-speed lasers to shine a spotlight on the mechanisms that are key in H3+ ... read more

Powering Devices -- With a Desk Lamp?

Mar. 13, 2019 — Batteries power most of our devices, and even some cars. But researchers now report in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces a step toward running electronic devices in homes and offices on the ... read more

Mar. 13, 2019 — Scientists have developed a new image-processing method that can capture extremely rapid phenomena using any type of camera. Their method, called Virtual Frame Technique, delivers better performance ... read more

Mar. 12, 2019 — Engineers have tightened security on the 'internet of body.' Now, the network you didn't know you had is only accessible by you and your devices, thanks to technology that keeps ... read more

Mar. 12, 2019 — Scientists have developed a novel 3D printer that uses patterns of visible and ultraviolet light to dictate which of two monomers are polymerized to form a solid material. Different patterns of light ... read more

Investigation of the Origin of Heavy Elements

Mar. 12, 2019 — Atomic physicists working on nuclear fusion research succeeded in computing the world's highest accuracy atomic data of neodymium ions which is used in analysis of the light from a binary ... read more

Mar. 11, 2019 — Scientists have made a breakthrough to a crucial element of an atomic clock -- devices which could reduce our reliance on satellite mapping in the future -- using cutting-edge laser beam ... read more

Mar. 11, 2019 — Using a never-before-seen technique, scientists have found a new way to use some of the world's most powerful X-rays to uncover how atoms move in a single atomic sheet in real time, opening up ... read more

Mar. 11, 2019 — In a new study, researchers have designed and demonstrated a novel type of polymer demonstrating a switchable thermal conductivity controlled by light. The material has the potential to route the ... read more

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