Researchers engineer E. coli to produce new forms of popular antibiotic

Like a dairy farmer tending to a herd of cows to produce milk, researchers are tending to colonies of the bacteria Escherichia coli (E. coli) to produce new forms of antibiotics—including three ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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New 'designer carbon' boosts battery performance

Stanford University scientists have created a new carbon material that significantly boosts the performance of energy-storage technologies. Their results are featured on the cover of the journal ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Memory shape alloy can be bent 10 million times and still snaps back

(Phys.org)—A combined team of researchers from the University of Kiel in Germany and the University of Maryland in the U.S. has created a shape memory alloy that is able to be bent and snap ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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'Green chemistry' to quantify the components of cosmetics

Right now, there are 10,000 components that can be used to make cosmetics. These components have to be monitored to guarantee consumer safety. The UPV/EHU researcher Josu López has developed ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Team invents microscopic sonic screwdriver

A team of engineers have created tiny acoustic vortices and used them to grip and spin microscopic particles suspended in water.

Thu 28 May 15 from Phys.org

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Soft, squishy and powerful: The Royal Institute of Technology creates batteries from trees

A team of researchers from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stanford University have developed a method for making elastic, shock-resistant, high-capacity batteries from wood pulp. ...

3 minutes ago from ZME Science

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The sound of a single atom

THE SOUNDS OF SCIENCE: Every ping is an atom hitting the surface. Incredible.

Wed 27 May 15 from ABC Science

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Biodegradable computer chips made almost entirely from wood

As electronic devices are becoming outdated at an increasingly fast pace, e-waste continues to be a huge problem. That's why scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have ...

Thu 28 May 15 from Gizmag

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Physicists precisely measure interaction between atoms and carbon surfaces

Physicists at the University of Washington have conducted the most precise and controlled measurements yet of the interaction between the atoms and molecules that comprise air and the type of ...

Thu 28 May 15 from Phys.org

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Researchers rapidly finding new applications for coherent diffractive imaging

In 1999, UCLA professor John Miao pioneered a technique called coherent diffractive imaging, or CDI, which allows scientists to re-create the 3D structure of noncrystalline samples or nanocrystals. ...

Fri 29 May 15 from Phys.org

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