Monday 22 December, 2014

Curiosity detects methane fluctuations in Martian atmosphere

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The Curiosity rover has detected methane fluctuations in the atmosphere of Mars, a situation that opens up new avenues of Continue reading “Curiosity detects methane fluctuations in Martian atmosphere” »  More...

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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 Continue reading “Researchers Design Future Batteries Based on Lithium-Sulfur 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 Continue reading “Lead islands in a sea of graphene magnetise the material of the More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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2015 to be busy year for Indian space programme

The year 2015 is shaping to be a busy year for the Indian space agency. Continue reading “2015 to be busy year for Indian space programme” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Archaeologists say Telhara University’s ruins older than Nalanda, Vikramshila

The remains of Telhara University, discovered in Bihar, are older than Nalanda and Vikramshila universities, officials said Continue reading “Archaeologists say Telhara University’s ruins older than 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 Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Curiosity rover takes new selfie on Mars

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has posted a new selfie taken on a sandstone outcrop in the Kimberley region of Mars. Continue reading “Curiosity rover takes new selfie on Mars” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Space research to help humans fight illnesses on Earth

Space travel may help scientists strengthen our bodies’ ability to fight threats to our health, says a study. Continue reading “Space research to help humans fight illnesses on Earth” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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Ariane 5 rocket carries ISRO’s GSAT-16 satellite into orbit

India’s advanced communications satellite GSAT-16 was carried into orbit by an European Ariane 5 rocket, that blasted off Continue reading “Ariane 5 rocket carries ISRO’s GSAT-16 satellite into 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...