World's first magnetic soap produced
Scientists from the University of Bristol have developed a soap, composed of iron rich salts dissolved in water, that responds to a magnetic field when placed in solution. The soap's magnetic properties were ...
Scientists make tiny new magnets from old bugs
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists in Manchester have found a clean and green way of making tiny magnets for high tech gadgets - using natural bacteria that have been around for millions of years.
Magnetic shell provides unprecedented control of magnetic fields
Physicists unveil unexpected properties in superconducting material
In 2008, an international team of scientists studying an exotic new superconductor based on the element ytterbium reported that it displays unusual properties that could change how scientists understand and ...
Landmark study proves that magnets can control heat and sound
Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered how to control heat with a magnetic field.
Superconductor breakthrough could power new advances (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- The first batch of a new range of powerful superconductors which could revolutionise the production of machines like hospital MRI scanners and protect the national grid has been developed ...
Puzzled Physicists Solve Decade-Long Discrepancies
(PhysOrg.com) -- A team led by physicists at the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) have resolved a decade-long puzzle that is set to have huge implications ...
Evidence of magnetic superatoms could open doors to new spin electronics
PhD student solves decade-long mystery of magnetism
(PhysOrg.com) -- A PhD student from the London Centre for Nanotechnology has won a prize for solving a decade-long mystery central to understanding modern magnetic systems.
Single-Molecule Magnets Open New Door for Information Technology
Artificially-engineered material pushes the bounds of superconductivity
A multi-university team of researchers has artificially engineered a unique multilayer material that could lead to breakthroughs in both superconductivity research and in real-world applications.
Researchers discover source for generating 'green' electricity
University of Minnesota engineering researchers in the College of Science and Engineering have recently discovered a new alloy material that converts heat directly into electricity. This revolutionary energy conversion method ...
New magnetic graphene may revolutionise electronics
Researchers from IMDEA-Nanociencia Institute and from Autonoma and Complutense Universities of Madrid (Spain) have managed to give graphene magnetic properties. The breakthrough, published in the journal ...