Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Researchers Design Future Batteries Based on Lithium-Sulfur with a Graphene Wrapper

Schematic of the preparation of a 3-D hierarchically structured graphene-sulfur/carbonZIF8-D composite. CREDIT: K.Xi/Cambridge

What do you get when you wrap a thin sheet of the “wonder material” graphene around a novel multifunctional sulfur electrode Continue reading “Researchers Design Future Batteries Based on Lithium-Sulfur with a Graphene Wrapper” »  More...

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In the sea of graphene (over an iridium crystal), electrons' spin-orbit interaction is much lower than that created by intercalating a Pb island. / Credit: IMDEA Nanoscience/UAM/ICMM-CSIC/UPV-EHU
By BioNews On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Lead islands in a sea of graphene magnetise the material of the future

Researchers in Spain have discovered that if lead atoms are intercalated on a graphene sheet, a powerful magnetic field is Continue reading “Lead islands in a sea of graphene magnetise the material of the More...

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By BioNews On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Researchers detect possible signal from dark matter

By analysing X-rays emitted by two celestial objects, scientists have detected an unusual signal that could be of a particle Continue reading “Researchers detect possible signal from dark matter” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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New manufacturing technique for spray-on solar cells

In a major step toward making spray-on solar cells easy and cheap to manufacture, researchers have invented a new way to Continue reading “New manufacturing technique for spray-on solar cells” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Tiny, flapping flags to generate wind power

Can the friction of tiny flapping flags harvest wind power? Yes, say researchers Continue reading “Tiny, flapping flags to generate wind power” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Lasers recreate supernova explosion in lab!

Scientists have now devised a method to study supernova explosions, a stellar explosion that briefly outshines an entire galaxy Continue reading “Lasers recreate supernova explosion in lab!” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Waste sulphur to produce cheap infra-red devices

In a major breakthrough, scientists have found that waste sulphur can be transformed into cheap plastic lenses for infra-red devices Continue reading “Waste sulphur to produce cheap infra-red devices” More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Device to make faster, cooler computers is here

Here comes an optical device that may lead to new and more powerful computers that run faster and cooler Continue reading “Device to make faster, cooler computers is here” »  More...

Dipole-mediated energy transport of Rydberg-excitations (glowing balls) in an atomic sea – artist impression. Picture credits: S. Whitlock / G. Günter
By BioNews On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Key Processes of Photosynthesis Simulated on the Quantum Level

Physicists discover new properties of energy transport in experiments on “atomic giants” Continue reading “Key Processes of Photosynthesis Simulated on the Quantum Level” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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‘God particle’ theorists receive Nobel Prize in physics

François Englert and Peter W. Higgs are jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 Continue reading “‘God particle’ theorists receive Nobel Prize in physics” »  More...