Hyperthermia treatment of cancer using magnetic nanoparticles: First detailed elucidation of heat generation mechanism
Dr. Hiroaki Mamiya, a Senior Researcher of the Neutron Scattering Group, Quantum Beam Unit, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, in collaboration with Prof. Balachandran Jeyadevan of the School ...
'Space ball' drops on Namibia
A large metallic ball fell out of the sky on a remote grassland in Namibia, prompting baffled authorities to contact NASA and the European space agency.
Nostalgia: The gift that keeps on giving
With the festive holiday just around the corner many people will be thinking back to Christmases gone by with a nostalgic longing.
Revealing how a potato disease takes hold
Late blight is an economically devastating disease for potato farmers worldwide, causing tens of billions of dollars worth of damage each year. Phytophthora infestans, the causal agent of late blight, has ...
Researchers use webs of lasers to remove entropy from a system causing quantum gases to cool
New species of 'spiral poo worms' found in the Atlantic
They could be mistaken for exotic blooms, but the colorful creatures captured in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean actually belong to a family of recently discovered acorn worms.
Engineer guest authors PNAS commentary on directing colloidal assembly
The University of Delaware's Eric M. Furst authored a commentary in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) advance online edition Dec. 19.
Iran moves websites to avoid cyber attacks
Iran has moved most of its government websites to local hosts to protect them from cyber attacks, the country's deputy communications minister said on Thursday.
China says it opposes EU airline emissions charges
China Thursday joined Washington in opposing a plan by the European Union to impose carbon emissions charges on all airlines in its airspace from January 1, warning it risked sparking a trade war.
Shell deploys ships to clean oil spill off Nigeria
Shell is deploying ships and mobilising planes on Thursday to clean up an oil spill at a major field off Nigeria, the company says, with some 40,000 barrels estimated to have leaked into the sea.
New spectroscopy technique enables investigation of two-dimensional electron states
Understanding and visualizing the energy states of electrons in a crystal provides important insights into many modern electronic materials, such as superconductors, or other materials that physicists can ...
NORAD and satellite technology help Santa deliver
(PhysOrg.com) -- According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Census Bureau, the world's population is approximately 7 billion (6,979,978,073+) people. Santa Claus has had to adapt over the years to having ...
NASA's first J-2X engine rockets through first round of testing; development continues strong
(PhysOrg.com) -- The best tech gift for propulsion engineers at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.? It's NASA's first new human-rated rocket engine to be developed in 40 years. The J-2X engine ...
Applying pressure reaps material rewards
Researchers in Japan have succeeded in growing single crystals of yttrium manganite (YMnO3) using a high-pressure material-growth technique1. Developed by Shintaro Ishiwata and his colleagues from the RIKEN ...