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Jul 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers at Rice University has completed the first analysis of how 3D boron nitride might be used as a tunable material to control heat flow in small electronics. A 3D structure of hexagonal boron nitride sheets and boron nitride nanotubes could be a tunable material to control heat in gadgets. Image credit: Rouzbeh Shahsavari / Navid Sakhavand / Rice University. In its 2D form, hexagonal boron nitride (otherwise known as white graphene)...

Jul 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study led by Dr Thomas Szkopek of McGill University suggests that black phosphorus could help researchers surmount one of the big challenges for...

Jul 7, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, per-mile greenhouse gas emissions of an electric vehicle deployed as an autonomous...

Jul 3, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Researchers studying the seahorse’s tail have found that square-shaped tails are better when both grasping and armor are needed. The finding could lead...

Jun 9, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of bioengineers led by Dr Manu Prakash of Stanford University has developed a synchronous computer that operates using the physics of moving water...

Apr 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists from Northwestern University and Duke University has found a way to manufacture a liquid nanoscopic laser whose emission properties...

Apr 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed an ultrasensitive magnetic-field detector that could lead to smaller devices...

Mar 31, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists at the University of Sheffield, UK, has developed and tested a promising novel method that uses inexpensive samplers (cotton tampons)...

Mar 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists headed by Dr Franz Geiger of Northwestern University has found that slightly imperfect graphene shuttles protons, and only protons,...

Jan 28, 2015 by Sci-News.com

In research that could dramatically reduce costs for cancer treatments and food production, a team of chemists from Australia and the United States, led...

Jan 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Jason Petta of Princeton University has built a rice grain-sized microwave laser, or maser, powered by single electrons...

Dec 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers at the University of Bristol, UK, has created a device that enables its users to touch and feel three-dimensional holograms in thin...

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...

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...

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...

Apr 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

U.S. researchers from the University of Missouri and the University of New Mexico have used satellite images to track the movements and demographic health...

Feb 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A previously unknown painting by Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, an Italian painter and architect better known as Raphael, has been identified by Granada University...

Nov 27, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Using satellite images from Google Earth, Canadian scientists have found that fishing weirs off the coast of Persian Gulf countries could be catching up...

Sep 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from the United States and Switzerland have demonstrated a novel mechanism for extracting energy from light. Dr Bonnell and her colleagues fabricated...

Aug 22, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Researchers from Japan and Indonesia have developed the first scientific method to verify authenticity of exotic Kopi Luwak, the world’s most expensive...