Knotty new DNA structure found in living cells for the first time

When we think of the structure of DNA, the image that most likely comes to mind is that of the iconic double helix. This shape was identified in 1953 as DNA's most common form, and while ...

17 hours ago from Gizmag

Other sources: Gizmag, Cosmos Magazine, Phys.org, Daily Mail, ZME Science, show all (7) »

DoorDash will deliver groceries from Walmart in Atlanta

Walmart's latest tech trick is delivering groceries via DoorDash. Except instead of this being a Walmart offering, it's actually being led by DoorDash according to TechCrunch. ...

4 hours ago from Engadget

Other sources: Engadget, The Verge show all (3) »

Graphene used to make stronger, greener concrete

Graphene, the "wonder material" composed of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms, is the world's strongest manmade material. Now, scientists have used it to create a new type ...

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Gizmag

Other sources: Gizmag, Phys.org, Daily Mail, The Hindu, ScienceDaily show all (6) »

Nanoparticles are dyeing to convert infrared to visible light for solar cells

To squeeze the most energy we possibly can out of the Sun, we need to improve the efficiency of solar cells. Currently, most technologies only capture the visible light, leaving the ...

13 hours ago from Gizmag

Other sources: Gizmag, Phys.org, CleanTechnica, UPI show all (5) »

Cheap 3-D printer can produce self-folding materials

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have used an inexpensive 3-D printer to produce flat plastic items that, when heated, fold themselves into predetermined shapes, such as a rose, a boat ...

5 hours ago from TechXplore

Other sources: TechXplore, ScienceDaily show all (3) »

Gallium oxide shows high electron mobility, making it promising for better and cheaper devices

The next generation of energy-efficient power electronics, high-frequency communication systems, and solid-state lighting rely on materials known as wide bandgap semiconductors. Circuits based ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

Other sources: Phys.org, Newswise show all (3) »

Graphene origami as a mechanically tunable plasmonic structure for infrared detection

Soldiers often need to see through smoke, fog, dust or any other airborne obscurant and detect the presence of toxins or other chemicals in the field or on the front lines. To identify those ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

Other sources: Phys.org, ScienceDaily show all (3) »

The 'missing link' in conducting molecules, butadienesolved

Linear polyenes are hydrocarbon chains with unusual optical and electrical properties. They have become a paradigm for studying photoisomerizationwhen molecular structures rearrange from absorbing ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

Other sources: Phys.org, Newswise show all (3) »

Lighting up DNA-based nanostructures

Biophysicists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have used a new variant of super-resolution microscopy to visualize all the strands of a DNA-based nanostructure for the first ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

Other sources: Phys.org, ScienceDaily show all (3) »

Electrode shape improves neurostimulation for small targets

A cross-like shape helps the electrodes of implantable neurostimulation devices to deliver more charge to specific areas of the nervous system, possibly prolonging device life span, says research ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

Other sources: Phys.org show all (2) »

Show more »

How it works?

"Physics News" is a computer generated news service, with no human editors in background. "Physics News" uses completely automated algorithms to display the most popular news stories. To do so, it evaluates several news parameters like the number of news sources a story appeared in, date of publication, etc. It also automatically match news stories to appropriate categories based on news content.

See also

Interested in health and medicine news? Visit Health and Medicine News

Medical Xpress - daily medical and health news

Space & Earth Sciences News - your daily source for the latest space and earth sciences news.

Technology blog - technology and consumer electronics headlines.

Don't want to waste your time browsing through all these stories? Visit a Bit of Science - one top news story of the day.

From content partners

Electrode shape improves neurostimulation for small targets, 2 hours ago
Graphene origami as a mechanically tunable plasmonic structure for infrared detection, 4 hours ago
Artificial leaf as mini-factory for medicine, 5 hours ago
The 'missing link' in conducting molecules, butadienesolved, 5 hours ago
Gallium oxide shows high electron mobility, making it promising for better and cheaper devices, 5 hours ago
Electrogates offer stop-and-go control in microfluidics, 7 hours ago
Joining metals without welding, 7 hours ago
Lighting up DNA-based nanostructures, 7 hours ago
3-D nanoprinting facilitates communication with light, 8 hours ago
Molecular machines and the place of physics in the biology curriculum, 8 hours ago
provided by PHYSorg.com Physics News

Subscribe to RSS

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and is an easy way of receiving new content from Physics News - RSS feed.

Free magazines for business professionals

Renewable Energy World effectively promotes all aspects of renewable energy technology in the worldwide marketplace.