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Scientists predict new state of matter

Three scientists from the University of Chicago have run the numbers, and they believe there may be a way to make a material that...

New AI technique could check battery health with 10x higher accuracy

Researchers have designed a machine learning method that can predict battery health with 10x higher accuracy than current industry standard. The new method could aid...

‘Zoombombers’ want to troll your online meetings. Here’s how to stop them

Zoombombing” in case you haven’t heard, is the unsavoury practice of posting distressing comments, pictures or videos after gatecrashing virtual meetings hosted by the...

Scientists tap unused energy source to power future smart sensor networks

The electricity that lights our homes and powers our appliances also creates small magnetic fields that are present all around us. Scientists have developed a...

On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn CO2 into new products

If humans ever hope to colonize Mars, the settlers will need to manufacture on-planet a huge range of organic compounds, from fuels to drugs,...

Double-walled nanotubes could be highly useful for solar panels, says new study

One nanotube could be great for electronics applications, but there's new evidence that two could be tops. Rice University engineers already knew that size matters...

Scientists find new way to produce safer lithium-ion batteries

For the first time, researchers who explore the physical and chemical properties of electrical energy storage have found a new way to improve lithium-ion...

Flat-panel tech could transform antennas, wireless and phone communications

What goes in is not what comes out with a spatio-temporally modulated metasurface reflector. Researchers are reinventing the mirror, at least for microwaves, potentially replacing...

New material design has put artificial photosynthesis within reach

Scientist Heinz Frei has spent decades working toward building an artificial version of one of nature's most elegant and effective machines: The leaf. Researchers around the...

Scientists develop a safer, more durable lithium ion battery

The popular myth that a spider is never more than a few feet away is arguably more true of lithium-ion batteries than of arachnids. Powering...

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Universe’s expansion may not be the same in all directions, says new study

One of the fundamental ideas of cosmology is that everything looks the same in all directions if you look over large enough distances. A new...

Tiny robots could swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors

Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental...

This compound in common vegetables may help fight fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, occurs when the liver becomes “marbled” with fat, sometimes due to unhealthy nutrition, such as excessive intake of...

Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Methotrexate is a common drug with a long history; for the past 40 years, it’s been used to treat a range of diseases. Today it...

Mindfulness may benefit people with common bowel diseases

In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

Whether marijuana could reduce pain is unclear, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with...