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Nanosilver Gives Electron Microscopy A Boost

Nanosilver Gives Electron Microscopy A Boost

The use of silver nanoparticles can increase the sensitivity of electron energy loss spectroscopy twenty-fold.

Dating The Solar System

Dating The Solar System

By measuring a abundance of 182Hf, researchers have dated to formation of heavy radioactive isotopes to 30 million years before the Sun was born.

Malaria Drug Doubles As Anti-Asthmatic

Malaria Drug Doubles As Anti-Asthmatic

Artesunate, currently used to treat malaria, could help asthmatics control their symptoms with fewer side effects.

Lipid Bilayers On A Chip

Lipid Bilayers On A Chip

The ALBiC system uses lipid bilayers to seal sub-million femtolitre chambers, facilitating the study of transporter proteins at the single molecule scale.

A Computer Writes Its Own Fables

A Computer Writes Its Own Fables

No longer the realm of science fiction, researchers have now taught computers to write stories.

Spinning Solar Cells Into Textiles

Spinning Solar Cells Into Textiles

Solar cell fibers that can be woven into textiles could power the next generation of wearable devices.

Dynamic Ecological Modelling Inspired By The Red Queen

Dynamic Ecological Modelling Inspired By The Red Queen

Scientists have developed a more realistic way to model dynamics in ecological systems.

Kondo Insulators Shown To Exist

Kondo Insulators Shown To Exist

The demonstration of SmB6 as a topological insulator could pave the way for new spintronic technology.

Terracotta Army Bound With Animal Glue

Terracotta Army Bound With Animal Glue

Animal glue was used to apply colorful pigments to Qin Shihuang’s terracotta army, study shows.

Why Water Splits Asymmetrically

Why Water Splits Asymmetrically

Scientists are one step closer to replicating photosynthesis with the understanding of why PSII transfers electrons asymmetrically.