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Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up

Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Using a plant-derived chemical, researchers have developed a process for creating a concentrated stream of sugars that’s ripe with possibility for biofuels.
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Novel exfoliation method paves the way for two-dimensional materials to be used in printable photonics

Novel exfoliation method paves the way for two-dimensional materials to be used in printable photonics | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully developed a method to chemically exfoliate molybdenum disulfide crystals, a class of chalcogenide compounds, into high quality monolayer flakes, with higher yield...
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Catching the big wave: 'Universal ripple' could hold the secret to high-temperature superconductivity

Catching the big wave: 'Universal ripple' could hold the secret to high-temperature superconductivity | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered a universal electronic state that controls the behavior of high-temperature superconducting copper-oxide ceramics.
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Neanderthal genome shows early human interbreeding, inbreeding

Neanderthal genome shows early human interbreeding, inbreeding | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Population geneticists have produced the first high-quality genome of a Neanderthal, allowing comparison with the genomes of modern humans and Denisovans.
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New salt compounds challenge the foundation of chemistry

New salt compounds challenge the foundation of chemistry | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
All good research breaks new ground, but rarely does the research unearth truths that challenge the foundation of a science. That's what chemists have now done. Scientists have compressed sodium chloride -- rock salt -- to form new compounds.
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Can we turn unwanted carbon dioxide into electricity?

Can we turn unwanted carbon dioxide into electricity? | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Researchers are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide underground -- and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches.
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Two-legged robot walks outside at U-Michigan

Two-legged robot walks outside at U-Michigan | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —With prosthetic feet and hips that can swing sideways for stability, the University of Michigan's newest two-legged robot has taken its first steps outside.
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Diagnostic imaging: New chip provides better all-round performance

Diagnostic imaging: New chip provides better all-round performance | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
A new microelectromechanical system provides the 360-degree view that is critical in diagnostic imaging.
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Polymer gel, heal thyself: Engineering team proposes new composites that can regenerate when damaged

Polymer gel, heal thyself: Engineering team proposes new composites that can regenerate when damaged | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed models to design a new polymer gel that would enable complex materials to regenerate themselves.
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Xbox One v PS4: the complete comparison

Xbox One v PS4: the complete comparison | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Keith Stuart: From tech specs to exclusive launch games, get completely up to date with the next-generation console war - UPDATED
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In plant photosynthesis, scientists see clues for improving solar energy cells

In plant photosynthesis, scientists see clues for improving solar energy cells | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Solar cells optimized to suit local light conditions, or made more efficient by using a broader part of the solar spectrum, are among the imaginative applications foreseen from ground-breaking new insights into plant photosynthesis pioneered in...
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Will 2-D tin be the next super material?

Will 2-D tin be the next super material? | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
A single layer of tin atoms could be the world's first material to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency at the temperatures that computer chips operate, according to theoretical physicists.
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Accidental discovery dramatically improves electrical conductivity

Accidental discovery dramatically improves electrical conductivity | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Quite by accident, researchers have achieved a 400-fold increase in the electrical conductivity of a crystal simply by exposing it to light.
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Discovery of quantum vibrations in 'microtubules' inside brain neurons supports controversial theory of consciousness

Discovery of quantum vibrations in 'microtubules' inside brain neurons supports controversial theory of consciousness | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
A review and update of a controversial 20-year-old theory of consciousness claims that consciousness derives from deeper level, finer scale activities inside brain neurons.
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Researchers find simple, cheap way to increase solar cell efficiency

Researchers find simple, cheap way to increase solar cell efficiency | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have found an easy way to modify the molecular structure of a polymer commonly used in solar cells.
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3-D tissue printing: Cells from the eye inkjet-printed for the first time

3-D tissue printing: Cells from the eye inkjet-printed for the first time | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Scientists have used inkjet printing technology to successfully print cells taken from the eye for the very first time.
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New -- and reversible -- cause of aging: Naturally produced compound rewinds aspects of age-related demise in mice

New -- and reversible -- cause of aging: Naturally produced compound rewinds aspects of age-related demise in mice | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered a cause of aging in mammals involving a series of molecular events that disables communication between the nucleus and mitochondria.
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Facebook seeks to get smarter with big data

Facebook seeks to get smarter with big data | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Facebook is working to become your new best friend, getting to know you better by infusing the billion-member social network's software with artificial intelligence.
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New drug approach could lead to cures for wide range of diseases

New drug approach could lead to cures for wide range of diseases | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Scientists have demonstrated in mice what could be a revolutionary new technique to cure a wide range of human diseases -- from cystic fibrosis to cataracts to Alzheimer's disease -- that are caused by "misfolded" protein molecules.
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Your smartphone as a 3D scanner: Scientists present new software

Your smartphone as a 3D scanner: Scientists present new software | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
3D scanning aims to capture the geometry of the 3D world. However, most existing solutions require a complicated setup, are often hard to use and might not always work outdoors.
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New thermoelectronic generator: Heat energy efficiently converted to electricity

New thermoelectronic generator: Heat energy efficiently converted to electricity | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Through a process known as thermionic conversion, heat energy can be converted into electricity with very high efficiency.
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Speed-of-light 'nano-camera' produces 3D translucent objects

Speed-of-light 'nano-camera' produces 3D translucent objects | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
A $500 'nano-camera' that can operate at the speed of light has been developed by researchers in the MIT Media Lab.
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lloyd stanley gordon's curator insight, November 28, 2013 9:13 PM

This  miraculour  equipment  could enable  scintillating  advancements  to  be  made in the  filed  of  Naturopathic  Medicine. The  Domain of Ear, Nose,  and  Throat medicine  should  not  have  long  to  wait  before  the  new camera  is  available  to  be  deployed  in  high  sped  experimentation. Well  done  MIT  laboratory  researchers.``

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Copper nanowires offer an efficient, inexpensive approach to solar energy harvesting

Copper nanowires offer an efficient, inexpensive approach to solar energy harvesting | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
Copper adorns the Statue of Liberty, makes sturdy, affordable wiring, and helps our bodies absorb iron. Now, researchers at Duke University would like to use copper to transform sunlight and water into a chemical fuel.
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Breakthrough adds a new dimension to printing (w/ Video)

Breakthrough adds a new dimension to printing (w/ Video) | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Mechanical and Materials Engineering professor Jun Yang said there's a Chinese saying that 'people cannot use a basket to draw water.'
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Single-atom bit forms smallest memory in the world

Single-atom bit forms smallest memory in the world | Science technology and reaserch | Scoop.it
One atom equals one bit: According to this design principle, we would like to construct magnetic data memories in the future.
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