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Sunday 19 April, 2015

How ‘sixth sense’ in fishes allows them to detect flows of water revealed

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A new study has provided a deeper insight into how “sixth sense” in fishes allows them to detect flows of water.  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Graphene displays clear prospects for flexible electronics

Semi-transparent, flexible electronics are no longer just science-fiction thanks to graphene’s unique properties  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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High-energy physics gets a $235 mn leg-up in India

High-energy physics in India is set for a Rs.1,500 crore ($235 million) boost in the shape of a laboratory for studying  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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A new acoustic levitation device to transport dangerous parts without touching them

A team of researchers at the University of São Paulo in Brazil has developed a new levitation device  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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The Big Bang theory to be probed from Antarctica

A set of six telescopes collectively known as Spider – Sub-orbital Polarimeter for Inflation, Dust and the Epoch  More...

Schematic of the preparation of a 3-D hierarchically structured graphene-sulfur/carbonZIF8-D composite. CREDIT: K.Xi/Cambridge
By BioNews On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Researchers Design Future Batteries Based on Lithium-Sulfur with a Graphene Wrapper

What do you get when you wrap a thin sheet of the “wonder material” graphene around a novel multifunctional sulfur electrode  More...

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  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  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  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  More...