Speedy terahertz-based system could detect explosives
Terahertz spectroscopy, which uses the band of electromagnetic radiation between microwaves and infrared light, is a promising security tech
Transparent, flexible supercapacitors pave the way for a multitude of ap...
(Phys.org)—The standard appearance of today's electronic devices as solid, black objects could one day change completely as researchers make
Discovery could open the door to cellphone and car batteries that last f...
A University of Texas at Dallas researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to cellphone and car batteries that last five times
Scientists demonstrate how to improve ultrathin CIGSe solar cells by nan...
CIGSe solar cells are made of a thin chalcopyrite layer consisting of copper, indium, gallium and selenium and can reach high efficiencies.
Researchers find more atmospheric rivers will hit western North America
A strikingly large increase in the number of atmospheric river days awaits the U.S. west coast if climate warming remains relatively uncheck
Chemical transformation of human glial cells into neurons
For the first time, researchers have used a cocktail of small molecules to transform human brain cells, called astroglial cells, into functi
Genes involved in schizophrenia and obesity highlighted
Genes involved in schizophrenia and obesity have been highlighted in a new UCL study, which could lead to a better understanding of the DNA
Open platform to help the blind navigate surroundings
Scientists from IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today announced the first of a kind open platform designed to support the
Researchers develop simple way to ward off Trojan attacks on quantum cry...
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers working for Toshiba in Japan and the U.K. has found a way to prevent Trojan horse attacks on quantum key di
One night of sleep loss can alter clock genes in your tissues
Swedish researchers at Uppsala University and the Karolinska Institute have found that genes that control the biological clocks in cells thr
Researchers provide first evidence of how obstructive sleep apnea damage...
UCLA researchers have reported the first evidence that obstructive sleep apnea contributes to a breakdown of the blood–brain barrier, which
Want to boost your memory and mood? Take a nap, but keep it short
We're told to have power naps to keep us safe on the road and improve our alertness if we've had insufficient sleep. They even help our surg