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Law and Public Policy


The Global Biological Standards Institute’s 3rd Annual BioPolicy Summit: Improving Reproducibility of Research Through Digital Tools, Technologies and Laboratory Automation


The Global Biological Standards Institute’s 3rd annual BioPolicy Summit: Improving reproducibility of research through digital tools, technologies and laboratory automation is scheduled October 16, 2017, at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco.



Tulane Univeristy, quantum materials, Physics, topological, Electronics

Tulane Team Advances Knowledge Toward More Efficient Electronics


A recent discovery of a new magnetic semimetal could eventually lead to more energy-efficient computers, televisions, radios and other electronics.



Nanoscience & Technology, 2D materials, condensed matter physics, Electronic Devices, Optical devices, Sensors On A Chip

Multitasking Monolayers


Two-dimensional materials that can multitask. That is the result of a new process that naturally produces patterned monolayers that can act as a base for creating a wide variety of novel materials with dual optical, magnetic, catalytic or sensing capabilities.



Basic Energy Sciences, Basic Energy Research, user facilities, user facility, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, BNL, Computing, Brookhaven Nat'l Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, MIT, Nano Letters, Diamond, Diamonds, nitrogen vacancy center, Nitrogen, quantum spin, Quantum Computer, Quantum Computers, compu

Quantum Computing Building Blocks


Scientists invented an approach to creating ordered patterns of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamonds, a promising approach to storing and computing quantum data.



Food, Energy, imaging technology, Cornell University, Chess, Plants, Copper

Imaging Technology Reveals Copper Is Key to Meeting Future Food and Energy Needs


For the first time, Cornell University researchers are using imaging capabilities at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) to explore how copper affects plant fertility. The work could provide key insights into how plants can be bred for better performance in marginal soils.



Batteries, Batteries Electricity Storage Energy, Medical Devices, novel materials

Engineers Invent the First Bio-Compatible, Ion Current Battery

Engineers at the University of Maryland have invented an entirely new kind of battery. It is bio-compatible, because it produces the same kind of electrical energy that the body uses: an ion current.




Lightning, Wind Turbines, Wind Turbine Blades, multiple lightning strikes, patent pending, Aircraft

NIAR Engineer at Wichita State Creates Prototype That Protects Wind Turbines From Multiple Lightning Strikes


Damage to wind turbines can easily cost hundreds of thousands in repairs, but a prototype developed at Wichita State's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) will help protect them from multiple lightning strikes.



spin-waves, Information Processing, Magnetic Materials

NUS Engineers Achieve Significant Breakthrough in Spin Wave Based Information Processing Technology

A research team led by Professor Adekunle Adeyeye from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NUS Faculty of Engineering, has recently achieved a significant breakthrough in spin wave information processing technology. His team has successfully developed a novel method for the simultaneous propagation of spin wave signals in multiple directions at the same frequency, without the need for any external magnetic field.



energy harvesting, wearable electronic devices, Locomotion

Ultrathin Device Harvests Electricity From Human Motion

Imagine slipping into a jacket, shirt or skirt that powers your cell phone, fitness tracker and other personal electronic devices as you walk, wave and even when you are sitting down. A new, ultrathin energy harvesting system developed at Vanderbilt University’s Nanomaterials and Energy Devices Laboratory has the potential to do just that.



Chess, Energy, Physics, CBETA, Cornell University, Accelerator, Electron Beam

Energy-Efficient Accelerator Was 50 Years in the Making


With the introduction of CBETA, the Cornell-Brookhaven ERL Test Accelerator, Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists are following up on the concept of energy-recovering particle accelerators first introduced by physicist Maury Tigner at Cornell more than 50 years ago.

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