Amoeba-inspired computing system outperforms conventional optimization methods
Scientists develop atomic-scale hardware to implement natural computing
New microfiber emitters boost production of versatile fibers fourfold, cut energy consumption by 92 percent
Nanofibers—polymer filaments only a couple of hundred nanometers in diameter—have a huge range of potential applications, from solar cells to water filtration to fuel cells. But so far, their high cost of manufacture ...
Kitchen sponge supercapacitor has many porous benefits
Nanotubes with two walls have singular qualities
Rice University researchers have determined that two walls are better than one when turning carbon nanotubes into materials like strong, conductive fibers or transistors.
Used cigarette butts offer energy storage solution
Scientists in South Korea have developed a new way to store energy that also offers a solution to a growing environmental problem.
Magnetic hyperthermia, an auxiliary tool in cancer treatments
Hyperthermia (increase in body temperature) has been used for centuries to combat tumours and reduce their effects. The aim of research by the physicist Eneko Garaio is hyperthermia but using a different system (magnetic ...