Optimal stem cell reprogramming through sequential protocols
Researchers 'light' magnetic fire and analyse how energy propagates
The propagation of the so-called 'magnetic fire' in certain systems seems to be "the only combustion process ruled by quantum laws known in the nature", points out Javier Tejada, Professor of Condensed Matter ...
The EV way to clean up our cities
Electric vehicles could play a key role in driving down pollution in our cities after it was revealed daily levels of atmospheric Nitrogen Dioxide regularly exceed the recommended safety limits.
Development of laser-enabling data transmission with ultra-low energy consumption
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has developed an ultra-compact semiconductor laser (LEAP laser) enabling 10-Gbit/s data transmission with the world's lowest energy consumption. The energy consumption ...
Biofilms move electrons long distances across two distinct layers, even under starving conditions
Bacteria can move electrons at least half a millimeter across a scaffolding made by themselves, of themselves, even under starving conditions. This new finding by EMSL staff and users challenges conventional ...
Germany must spread cost of energy shift fairly: IEA
The International Energy Agency said Friday that Germany must shield its consumers from paying too much of the cost of its ambitious switch from nuclear power and fossil fuels toward renewable energy.
Enhanced solar power by dry-cooled energy generation
A cutting edge system is being developed to deploy more solar-based energy plants, enabling the delivery of cleaner power more efficiently, while keeping Europe at the leading edge of energy technologies.
Solar plane set for new leg of cross-country US trip
The first-ever manned airplane that can fly by day or night on solar power alone was set to soar early Wednesday on the second leg of its journey across the United States.
NFL, Xbox enhancing interactive television viewing
The NFL and Microsoft, through its next generation Xbox console, are combining to enhance interactive TV viewing of pro football games.
Microsoft expected to reveal next-generation Xbox (Update)
Will Xbox mark the spot once again for Microsoft? The company is set to reveal the next generation of its Xbox entertainment console during a presentation Tuesday at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Teaching quality most important factor for inspiring interest in science
(Phys.org) —Wellcome Trust Monitor, an independent nationwide survey, highlights the important role of science teachers in encouraging young people to learn science and as a source of careers advice.
Aging Yahoo! faces new Tumblr generation
Yahoo! is just under two decades old and already showing signs of age. Tumblr, the cool blogging platform, represents a new generation.
Goldman Sachs to invest in Japan green energy
US investment banking giant Goldman Sachs said Monday it will start investing in Japanese renewable energy projects, with a reported $2.9 billion outlay over the next five years.
Gender-bending fish share their secrets
When David Booth spotted his first seadragon he thought the colourful 40 centimetre-long fish looked like an intergalactic hybrid: half alien, half animated seaweed. "They are amazing things," the marine ...