Nanogenerator's output triples previous record
New two-dimensional semiconductor has ideal band gap for solar harvesting
Scientists enhance light emission in 2D semiconductors by a factor of 100
Removing 'black sheep' could make Internet run more efficiently
Pyroelectric nanogenerator charges Li-ion battery with harvested energy
Scientists unveil energy-generating window
Scientists in China said Thursday they had designed a "smart" window that can both save and generate energy, and may ultimately reduce heating and cooling costs for buildings.
Early birds had four wings, not two, study reports
Some primitive birds boasted four wings, before evolution led them to ditch their hind feathers in favor of webbed or scaly feet, scientists in China said on Thursday.
Study characterizes 300-million-year-old tropical forest preserved in volcano ash
(PhysOrg.com) -- Pompeii-like, a 300-million-year-old tropical forest was preserved in ash when a volcano erupted in what is today northern China. A new study by University of Pennsylvania paleobotanist Hermann ...
Paleontologists discover fossilized ovarian follicles in three birds from Early Cretaceous
New evidence suggests earliest trilobites were able to partially roll up their bodies
Graphene foams: Cozy and conductive scaffolds for neural stem cells
Study: Arctic sea ice decline may be driving snowy winters seen in recent years
A new study led by the Georgia Institute of Technology provides further evidence of a relationship between melting ice in the Arctic regions and widespread cold outbreaks in the Northern Hemisphere. The study's ...
Oldest primate skeleton discovered
An international team of paleontologists that includes Northern Illinois University anthropologist Dan Gebo is announcing the discovery of a nearly complete, articulated skeleton of a new tiny, tree-dwelling ...
Warm and fuzzy T. rex? New evidence surprises
The discovery of a giant meat-eating dinosaur sporting a downy coat has some scientists reimagining the look of Tyrannosaurus rex.