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Sep 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists from Spain, Germany and France has managed to synthesize graphene’s cousin – an atom-thin, ordered, two-dimensional material named germanene. STM image reveals honeycomb structure of germanene. Image credit: M E Dávila et al. Germanene does not exist in nature and is made up of a single layer of germanium atoms. It is expected to exhibit impressive electrical and optical properties and could be widely integrated across...

Sep 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists from Finland and the United Kingdom has engineered the common gut bacteria, Escherichia coli, to generate renewable propane. This...

Sep 4, 2014 by Sci-News.com

In a groundbreaking study, scientists led by Dr Giulio Ruffini of Starlab Barcelona, Spain, have successfully transmitted the words ‘hola’ and ‘ciao’...

Aug 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The newly developed transparent luminescent solar concentrator can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface, says...

Aug 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Anatomically modern humans and Neanderthals were both living in Europe for up to 5,400 years, says a new study conducted by Oxford University researcher...

Aug 14, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of materials scientists headed by Prof Scott Mao from the University of Pittsburgh has managed to make metallic glasses from pure, monoatomic metals. False...

Aug 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A fresh study on Homo floresiensis, conducted by Prof Robert Eckhardt of Pennsylvania State University and his colleagues, suggests that LB1 – the...

Aug 2, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a group of anthropologists headed by Dr Brian Hare of Duke University, a decline in testosterone levels about 50,000 years ago led to the...

Jul 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Five-meter-high waves have been detected in the middle of the Arctic Ocean by Dr Jim Thomson of the University of Washington and Dr Erick Rogers of the...