News tagged with mechanical resonance

The fluorescent future of solar cells

(Phys.org) —For some solar cells, the future may be fluorescent. Scientists at Yale have improved the ability of a promising type of solar cell to absorb light and convert it into electrical power by adding ...

dateMay 09, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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New study may lead to MRIs on a nanoscale

(PhysOrg.com) -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on the nanoscale and the ever-elusive quantum computer are among the advancements edging closer toward the realm of possibility, and a new study co-authored ...

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Brave brains: Neural mechanisms of courage

A fascinating new study combines snakes with brain imaging in order to uncover neural mechanisms associated with "courage." The research, published by Cell Press in the June 24 issue of the journal Neuron, provides fascin ...

dateJun 23, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Neural mechanisms of abstract learning

A new study provides intriguing insight into the way that humans approach novel situations. The research, published in the April 29 issue of the journal Neuron, reveals neural mechanisms that underlie our remarkable abilit ...

dateApr 28, 2010 in Neuroscience
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