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Scientists find new source of rare earth elements

Scientists find new source of rare earth elements

In a new study, researchers found a potential new source of rare earth elements like neodymium and dysprosium. The new source is phosphate rock waste. The...
Scientists develop new materials for more secure computing

Scientists develop new materials for more secure computing

In a new study, researchers have developed a material with light-emitting properties that may achieve hacking-free communications. The research was conducted by a team of...
Scientists develop new method to detect cancer cells faster

Scientists develop new method to detect cancer cells faster

In a new study, researchers have developed a new technique to analyze proteins expressed on cancer cells. The new technique shows promise in more rapidly...
Vitamin C could help gold nanowire grow

Vitamin C could help gold nanowire grow

A new study published in ACS Nano has found that a dose of vitamin C helps gold nanowire grow. The research showed that a boost...

These toxic metals linked to higher risk of heart disease

In a recent study, researchers find exposure to lead, copper, cadmium and arsenic is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary...
Copper and graphite combo may produce better lithium-ion batteries

Copper and graphite combo may produce better lithium-ion batteries

In a recent study, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory discovered a first-of-its-kind copper and graphite combination. The finding could have implications...
sodium-ion batteries

Scientists developed advanced high-energy sodium-ion batteries

The large consumption of non-renewable resources has pushed the current fossil-fuel-based economy to be at serious risk. One solution is to use renewable energy...
3D printing

3D printed objects can remember their shapes

People use 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) to make 3D solid objects from a digital file. In an additive process, an object is created...
electronic waste

An effective way to recycle copper from complex electronic waste

Electronic waste, such as discarded mobile phones, computers, and tablets, contains a large number of precious metals including copper, zinc, gold, silver, etc. Electronic waste...
green battery

Scientists develop a high-capacity and sustainable zinc battery for energy storage

As solar power and wind power become more important in the world electricity supply, people look for reliable and cheap ways to store energy. Recently,...

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Scientists discover four new pterosaurs in matter of weeks

You wait ages for a pterosaur and then four come along at once. Hot on the heels of a recent paper discovering three new species...

This study shows the cause of sleep problems in autism

A recent study from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev found that children with autism have more sleep difficulties caused by shallower brain waves than...

This exercise may help prevent cognitive decline in older people

Brain tissue is made up of gray matter, or cell bodies, and filaments, called white matter, that extend from the cells. The volume of gray matter...

4 tips for staying healthy in the COVID-19 pandemic

Every day, we’re waking up to a world that has become like a stranger to us. The stress of sheltering in place and fear of...

Should we wear masks or not? An expert sorts through the confusion

As a professor at Boston University’s School of Medicine and a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center caring for the most vulnerable in this pandemic,...

Coconut oil may reduce metabolic syndrome in obese women

In a new study, researchers found that obese females that ate a small amount of coconut oil daily, even as part of a high-fat...