The road also taken: Alternative and hidden pathways in biological electron transfer
Coil in wall could wirelessly power multiple electronic devices
Breakthrough in race to create 'bio-batteries'
(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made an important breakthrough in the quest to generate clean electricity from bacteria.
'Dark plasmons' transmit energy
Microscopic channels of gold nanoparticles have the ability to transmit electromagnetic energy that starts as light and propagates via "dark plasmons," according to researchers at Rice University.
Which comes first? USU biochemists 'cracking code' of nitrogen fixation
Utah State University scientists have published two papers in a high profile academic journal this week that unlock mysteries of a chemical process upon which all life on earth depends.
Researchers show bacteria use natural materials to transfer electrons
Study reveals new factor that could limit the life of hybrid and electric car batteries
(Phys.org)—A new study of the batteries commonly used in hybrid and electric-only cars has revealed an unexpected factor that could limit the performance of batteries currently on the road.
New hybrid technology could bring 'quantum information systems'
(PhysOrg.com) -- The merging of two technologies under development - plasmonics and nanophotonics - is promising the emergence of new "quantum information systems" far more powerful than today's computers.
Pairing quantum dots with fullerenes for nanoscale photovoltaics
(PhysOrg.com) -- In a step toward engineering ever-smaller electronic devices, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have assembled nanoscale pairings of particles ...
Toward more efficient wireless power delivery
In 2007, MIT researchers announced that they had discovered a novel way of transmitting electricity without the use of wires. Now, the researchers have demonstrated that the system?s efficiency at transmitting ...
Georgia Tech researchers propose terabit level graphene antenna
Pink diamond 'behaviour' solved but colour still a mystery
UWA scientists have explained the photochromic behaviour of the pink diamond in an attempt to uncover why they possess their pink colouration.
RNA capable of catalyzing electron transfer on early earth with iron's help, study says
A new study shows how complex biochemical transformations may have been possible under conditions that existed when life began on the early Earth. The study shows that RNA is capable of catalyzing electron transfer under ...
Affordable, scalable process of carbon nanotube-based catalyst outperforming platinum for electric-automobiles
Korean researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), S. Korea, developed a novel bio-inspired composite electrocatalyst outperforming platinum.