Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality

Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality

UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to...
Suicide molecules kill any cancer cell

Suicide molecules kill any cancer cell

Time traveling hundreds of millions of years to unleash one of nature’s original kill switches Small RNA molecules originally developed as a tool to study...
In movie scripts, men have more power and control

In movie scripts, men have more power and control

Using machine-based learning, researchers have analyzed the language in nearly 800 movie scripts and found subtle but widespread gender bias in the portrayals of...
To cut power use, put a price tag on carbon

To cut power use, put a price tag on carbon

New research sheds light on the effectiveness and value of carbon-pricing incentive programs. In a new paper, based on analysis of a 2015 pilot program...
See how glass chunks become a giant telescope mirror

See how glass chunks become a giant telescope mirror

With the casting of its fifth giant mirror segment, the world’s largest telescope clears a major milestone toward completion. Sporting a flowerlike primary mirror design...
Cuts and dunks don’t stop this new lithium-ion battery

Cuts and dunks don’t stop this new lithium-ion battery

A new bendable lithium-ion battery prototype continues delivering electricity even when cut into pieces, submerged in water, or struck with force. “We are very encouraged...
Tiny device to measure cell stiffness

Tiny device to measure cell stiffness

UCLA biophysicists have developed a new method to rapidly determine a single cell’s stiffness and size — which could ultimately lead to improved treatments...
Wine 'legs' and minibot motors

Wine ‘legs’ and minibot motors

As any wine enthusiast knows, the "legs" that run down a glass after a gentle swirl of vino can yield clues about alcohol content. Interestingly,...
Artificial Heart

Living for years without a heart is now possible

It sounds like a byproduct of science fiction: a synthetic, battery-powered device designed to replace the work of the body’s most crucial organ. But the...
New hybrid material can double solar cell efficiency

New hybrid material can double solar cell efficiency

A newly created material may have the capacity to double the efficiency of solar cells. Conventional solar cells are at most one-third efficient, a limit...

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