New battery material claimed to offer radical boost in capacity

Electric vehicle batteries have improved considerably in recent years, but their limited ability to store energy still keeps many people from giving up their gas-burning cars. That may be about ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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The universe could possibly have more dimensions. Here's how.

String theory is a purported theory of everything that physicists hope will one day explain ů everything.

11 hours ago from Livescience

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Scientists use neutrons to try to develop better, less costly dental restorations

Teeth damaged by trauma or disease require treatment to look and feel as good as new, but the restorative materials available to dentists don't always last and can be costly for patients.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Design of the W7-X fusion device enables it to overcome obstacles

Advanced design of the world's largest and most powerful stellarator demonstrates the ability to moderate heat loss from the plasma that fuels fusion reactions.

2 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Shaping the rings of molecules

Macrocycles are molecules made of large rings of atoms. Despite being relatively big and flexible, the molecules don't always stay "floppy"Śthey can actually lock themselves into specific shapes ...

Fri 21 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Porous liquid holds bigger molecules

An international team of chemists has developed a method for creating an ionic-liquid, porous, tetrahedral coordination cage that holds larger molecules than other porous liquids. In their paper ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Opening the window in your home will not flush out the chemicals in the air

A large team of researchers from across the U.S. and one in Canada has found that simply opening windows will not flush chemicals from the air in most homes. In their paper published in the ...

Fri 21 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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A bioplastic that protects against UV radiation

Researchers at the University of Oulu's Research Unit of Sustainable Chemistry have developed a new synthetic bioplastic that, unlike traditional carbon-based plastics or other bioplastics, ...

Fri 21 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Scientists crack the mystery of liquid light interactions in organic materials

A team of scientists from the Hybrid Photonics Laboratory at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) and the University of Sheffield (UK) made a breakthrough in understanding ...

Fri 21 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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Scientists predict state of matter that can conduct both electricity and energy perfectly

Three scientists from the University of Chicago have run the numbers, and they believe there may be a way to make a material that could conduct both electricity and energy with 100% efficiencyŚnever ...

Fri 21 Feb 20 from Phys.org

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