Researchers obtain first direct observation of facet formation in nanocubes
The first direct observations of how facets form and develop on platinum nanocubes point the way towards more sophisticated and effective nanocrystal design and reveal that a nearly 150 year-old scientific ...
Proteins: New class of materials discovered
Scientists at the Helmholtz Center Berlin along with researchers at China's Fudan University have characterized a new class of materials called protein crystalline frameworks.
Ice cream goes Southern, okra extracts may increase shelf-life
While okra has been widely used as a vegetable for soups and stews, a new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), shows how okra extracts can be used as a stabilizer in ice ...
Kateeva coating could finally give us bendable displays
Physicist proves impossibility of quantum time crystals
It's alive! Scientists combine liquid crystals and living bacteria
Four-color theorem linked to crystal's magnetic properties
Crystal structure of COP9 signalosome elucidated
Nicolas Thomä and his group at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have elucidated the crystal structure of the human COP9 signalosome, an important regulator of protein degradation. ...
The grass really is greener on TV and computer screens, thanks to quantum dots
High-tech specks called quantum dots could bring brighter, more vibrant color to mass market TVs, tablets, phones and other displays. Today, a scientist will describe a new technology called 3M quantum dot ...
Optalysys will launch prototype optical processor
Liquid crystals controlled by magnetic fields may lead to new optical applications
Manipulating Lorentz and Fano spectral line shapes
Boosting microelectronics with a little liquid logic
Certain titanium-based metal oxides can form a crystal structure known as perovskite that results in a subtle internal imbalance of electric charges. This imbalance gives the material the ability to flip ...