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Other Jul 14, 2021

Science historian discusses U.S. government report on UFOs

Tucked in the $2.3 trillion COVID-19 relief package that passed in December was a stipulation initially overlooked by many. As part of the Intelligence Authorization Act, the government was required to publicly release the ...

Optics & Photonics Jun 14, 2021

Toward a daily-use deep UV light source for sterilization and disinfection

Researchers from the Graduate School of Engineering and the Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Biology at Osaka University unveiled a new solid state second-harmonic generation (SHG) device that converts infrared ...

Bio & Medicine Mar 24, 2021

Bioinspired cellulose nanofibrils can be controlled by electricity

Materials science likes to take nature and the special properties of living beings that could potentially be transferred to materials as a model. A research team led by chemist Professor Andreas Walther of Johannes Gutenberg ...

Materials Science Mar 04, 2021

Zinc oxide: Key component for the methanol synthesis reaction over copper catalysts

The current commercial production of methanol through the hydrogenation of the green-house gas CO2 relies on a catalyst consisting of copper, zinc oxide and aluminum oxide. Even though this catalyst has been used for many ...

Materials Science Nov 16, 2020

Looking inside the glass

A team of researchers from the Institute of Industrial Science at The University of Tokyo used advanced electron spectroscopy and computer simulations to better understand the internal atomic structure of aluminosilicate ...

Materials Science Nov 02, 2020

Room temperature conversion of CO2 to CO: A new way to synthesize hydrocarbons

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their colleagues have demonstrated a room-temperature method that could significantly reduce carbon dioxide levels in fossil-fuel power plant exhaust, ...

General Physics Sep 09, 2020

A Janus emitter for passive heat release from enclosures

It is presently challenging to efficiently cool enclosed spaces such as stationary automobiles that trap heat via the greenhouse effect. In a new report in Science Advances, Se-Yeon Heo and a team of scientists in materials ...

Optics & Photonics Aug 25, 2020

Transparent near-infrared light-emitting diodes

NUS researchers have developed transparent, near-infrared-light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that could be integrated into the displays of smart watches, smart phones and augmented or virtual reality devices.

Materials Science Jul 06, 2020

Making plastic more transparent while also adding electrical conductivity

In an effort to improve large touchscreens, LED light panels and window-mounted infrared solar cells, researchers at the University of Michigan have made plastic conductive while also making it more transparent.

Materials Science May 01, 2020

Rubies on sapphire: Recipe for making crystals in flux

Crystals can be made artificially but a lot of energy is used to melt the ingredients together, and this can make them expensive. This problem can be overcome by using appropriate solvents. Called the flux method, crystals ...

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