Pressure probing potential photoelectronic manufacturing compound

Molybdenum disulfide is a compound often used in dry lubricants and in petroleum refining. Its semiconducting ability and similarity to the carbon-based graphene makes molybdenum disulfide of ...

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Scientists discover biochemical mechanisms contributing to fibromuscular dysplasia

An important step has been made to help better identify and treat those with fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD). FMD causes both an abnormal narrowing and enlarging of medium sized arteries in the ...

4 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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NIST corrosion lab tests suggest need for underground gas tank retrofits

A hidden hazard lurks beneath many of the roughly 156,000 gas stations across the United States.

Wed 30 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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Neutron tomography technique reveals phase fractions of crystalline materials in 3-dimensions

The method overcomes limitations of existing techniques which are limited to the surface or small-sized specimens, and allows a 3-D representation of the phase fractions within the sample volume. ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Privileged strategies for direct transformations of inert aliphatic carbon-hydrogen bonds

Functional group transformations are central to organic synthesis. Traditionally, the functionalities used in such transformations are highly active organic groups such as halogens, ester groups ...

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Refocusing research into high-temperature superconductors

Below a specific transition temperature superconductors transmit electrical current nearly loss-free. For the best of the so-called high-temperature superconductors, this temperature lies around ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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New catalyst converts carbon dioxide to fuel

Scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago have synthesized a catalyst that improves their system for converting waste carbon dioxide into syngas, a precursor of gasoline and other ...

Wed 30 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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Engineering a protein to prevent brain damage from toxic agents

Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicals—particularly those in pesticides ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Marine pest provides advances in maritime anti-fouling and biomedicine

A team of biologists, led by Clemson University associate professor Andrew S. Mount, performed cutting-edge research on a marine pest that will pave the way for novel anti-fouling paint for ...

Wed 30 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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Flexible metamaterial absorbers designed to suppress electromagnetic radiation

Electromagnetic metamaterials boast special properties not found in nature and are rapidly emerging as a hot research topic for reasons extending far beyond "invisibility cloaks."

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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