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'Invisible' protein structure explains the power of enzymes

A research group at Umeň University in Sweden has managed to capture and describe a protein structure that, until now, has been impossible to study. The discovery lays the base for developing ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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A stretchy mesh heater for sore muscles

If you suffer from chronic muscle pain a doctor will likely recommend for you to apply heat to the injury. But how do you effectively wrap that heat around a joint? Korean Scientists at the ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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ITL Researcher Develops Two Tandem Cells Embedded with Nanoparticles for Converting Windows to Solar Cells

The researcher Sandra Casillas from the Technological Institute of La Laguna (ITL), in the north of Mexico, has managed to patent 20 projects, and an example of her work is the design of two ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from AZoNano

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What makes fireflies glow?

As fireflies are delighting children across the country with their nighttime displays, scientists are closing in on a better understanding of how the insects produce their enchanting glow. They ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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New micro-supercapacitor structure inspired by the intricate design of leaves

There was a time during the early development of portable electronics when the biggest hurdle to overcome was making the device small enough to be considered portable. After the invention of ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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Metal encapsulation optimizes chemical reactions

The chemical industry consumes millions of tons of packing materials as catalytic sup- port media or adsorbents in fixed-bed reactors and heat storage systems. Fraunhofer researchers have developed ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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New method can make cheaper solar energy storage

Storing solar energy as hydrogen is a promising way for developing comprehensive renewable energy systems. To accomplish this, traditional solar panels can be used to generate an electrical ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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Twisting Graphene Alters Its Electrical Properties

Computer models provide insight into how to access graphene's flexoelectricity

Thu 2 Jul 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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Scientists reveal different dynamics of droplet formation on fibers

Thin fibers play a tremendous role in many areas of our daily life, from the use of glass fibers in ultra-fast data transmission to textile fibers in our clothing. In order to enable special ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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Musical Treat by Sara Lowes at Graphene Week 2015

At Graphene Week 2015 in Manchester, delegates and others were treated to the premiere of a musical suite by Sara Lowes, composer-in-residence at the National Graphene Institute. Sara’s ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from AZoNano

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