University of California - San Diego

Why the seahorse's tail is square

Why is the seahorse's tail square? An international team of researchers has found the answer and it could lead to building better robots and medical devices. In a nutshell, a tail made of square, overlapping ...

dateJul 02, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Nanomaterial self-assembly imaged in real time

A team of researchers from UC San Diego, Florida State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories has for the first time visualized the growth of 'nanoscale' chemical complexes in real time, demonstrating that ...

dateJun 08, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Power to the batteries

Better solar panels and wind turbines are important to helping ensure a low-carbon future. But they are not enough. The energy from these intermittent sources must be stored, managed, converted and accessed ...

dateMay 22, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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