Better viewing through fluorescent nanotubes when peering into innards of a mouse
Developing drugs to combat or cure human disease often involves a phase of testing with mice, so being able to peer clearly into a living mouse's innards has real value.
Purple Pokeberries hold secret to affordable solar power worldwide
the weeds that children smash to stain their cheeks purple-red and that Civil War soldiers used to write letters home - could be the key to spreading solar power across the globe, according to researchers at Wake Forest University's ...
3D graphene: Solar cells' new platinum?
One of the most promising types of solar cells has a few drawbacks. A scientist at Michigan Technological University may have overcome one of them.
Single molecules in a quantum movie
The quantum physics of massive particles has intrigued physicists for more than 80 years, since it predicts that even complex particles can exhibit wave-like behaviour in conflict with our everyday ...
New silkworm diet produces colored silk and possible medical advantages
Israel researcher: Elusive Biblical blue found
An Israeli researcher says she has identified a nearly 2,000-year old textile that may contain a mysterious blue dye described in the Bible, one of the few remnants of the ancient color ever found.
Where no lab has gone before: Single-Molecule Electrokinetic Traps
Harvesting hydrogen fuel from the Sun using Earth-abundant materials
The race is on to optimize solar energy's performance. More efficient silicon photovoltaic panels, dye-sensitized solar cells, concentrated cells and thermodynamic solar plants all pursue the same goal: to ...
Porphyrin Dimers Increase Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Cascade solar concentrator greatly reduces solar cell footprint
Adding transparency to graphene paper improves supercapacitor capacitance
Innovation puts next-generation solar cells on the horizon
In a world first, a Monash University-led international research team has developed an innovative way to boost the output of the next generation of solar cells.