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This element makes the universe look like a toddler

This element makes the universe look like a toddler

In terms of longevity, the universe has nothing on xenon 124. Theory predicts the isotope's radioactive decay has a half-life that surpasses the age of...
Scientists find a better way to detect rare-earth metals

Scientists find a better way to detect rare-earth metals

In a new study, researchers have developed a new sensor that can help detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals. The rare earth metals are often...
Diamonds provide a clue about how continents are stabilized

Diamonds provide a clue about how continents are stabilized

In a new study, scientists found that diamonds could provide valuable information about how continents are stabilized. The research was done by a group of...
Scientists create artificial mother-of-pearl with bacteria

Scientists create artificial mother-of-pearl with bacteria

In a new study, Rochester researchers have created artificial mother-of-pearl with bacteria. One of the strongest synthetic materials comes from nacre, which is also known...
New quantum material helps brain detect its own diseases

New quantum material helps brain detect its own diseases

In a new study, researchers have developed a new quantum material that one day may enable the brain to detect its own diseases. The material...
Scientists discovered elements that are solid and liquid at the same time

Scientists discover elements that are solid and liquid at the same time

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new state of physical matter in which atoms can exist as both solid and liquid at...
New 4D-printed materials for better industry and health products

New 4D-printed materials for better industry and health products

In a new study, Brunswick engineers have created better materials with 4D printing. The new material could help produce better morphing airplane or drone wings,...
Scientists create new method to remove oil traces in produced water

Scientists create new method to remove oil traces in produced water

In a new study, researchers have developed a new technology to help remove oil traces in produced water. The new technology could help clean and...
This new material may help power electronics

This new material may help power electronics

In a new study, scientists have discovered a way to simplify how electronic devices use electrons. They found a material that can serve dual roles...
Your cellphone contains many rare chemical elements

Your smartphone contains many rare chemical elements

In a new study, scientists at the University of Plymouth analyzed the chemical contents of a smartphone. Every year, 1.4 billion mobile phones are produced...