(Phys.org) —The noble gas xenon should be found in terrestrial and Martian atmospheres, but researchers have had a hard time finding it.
Fujifilm's potential as a major player in the fight against the Ebola virus underscores a move by some of Japan's best-known firms to reinvent their businesses as demand for traditional products falls away.
Researchers have identified a previously unknown mechanism that makes a rare kind of ceramics super-tough. The findings may show a way to compose super-hard and super-tough ceramics for industrial application, as the team ...
(Phys.org) —Experts at The University of Nottingham have designed a new pressure reactor which has led to improvements in applied materials research – and particularly in healthcare.
Gallium arsenide, GaAs, a semiconductor composed of gallium and arsenic is well known to have physical properties that promise practical applications. In the form of nanowires and nanoparticles, it has particular potential ...
When Japan announced it was ready to supply a new drug to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, one unusual detail emerged—it would be made by Fujifilm.
A new wearable vapor sensor being developed at the University of Michigan could one day offer continuous disease monitoring for patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, anemia or lung disease.
(Phys.org) —Researchers have found a new way to study chemical reactions that occur deep in the Earth's crust.
Photosensitive version of amiloride allows regulating the function of sodium-specific ion channels with light
The diuretic agent amiloride is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich researchers have now synthesized a photosensitive version, which allows regulating the function of sodium-specific ...
New analysis of oxide glass structures could guide the forecasting of melt formation in planetary interiors
Findings from neutron diffraction studies at the Institut Laue-Langevin could also help researchers develop new tougher, high pressure commercial glasses.