Super cheap earth element to advance new battery tech to the industry

Most of today's batteries are made up of rare lithium mined from the mountains of South America. If the world depletes this source, then battery production could stagnate.

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UK lawmakers: 'Wild West' cryptocurrencies need regulation

British lawmakers have backed calls for greater regulation of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in order to bring an element of control to a market that more resembles the "Wild West."

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Green tea compound helps siRNA slip inside cells

Drinking green tea has been linked to health benefits ranging from cardiovascular disease prevention to weight loss. Although many of these claims still need to be verified in the clinic, an ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers develop microbubble scrubber to destroy dangerous biofilms

Stiff microbial films often coat medical devices, household items and infrastructure such as the inside of water supply pipes, and can lead to dangerous infections. Researchers have developed ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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New nanoparticle superstructures made from pyramid-shaped building blocks

Researchers from Brown University have assembled complex macroscale superstructures from pyramid-shaped nanoparticle building blocks. The research, described in the journal Nature, demonstrates ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Optical detection of picomolar concentrations of RNA using switches in plasmonic chirality

Even tiny amounts of viruses can have disastrous consequences. RNA identification can reveal the type of virus present. A fast and sensitive technique based on optical detection has now been ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Engineers develop first method for controlling nanomotors

In a breakthrough for nanotechnology, engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed the first method for selecting and switching the mechanical motion of nanomotors among multiple ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nucleation a boon to sustainable nanomanufacturing

Calcium carbonate is found nearly everywhere, in sidewalk cement, wall paint, antacid tablets and deep underground. Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have used a unique set of ...

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Engineered E. coli using formic acid and CO2 as a C1-refinery platform strain

A research group at KAIST has developed an engineered E. coli strain that converts formic acid and CO2 to pyruvate and produces cellular energy from formic acid through reconstructed one-carbon ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Transparent loudspeakers and mics that let your skin play music

An international team of researchers affiliated with UNIST has presented an innovative wearable technology that turns the user's skin into a loudspeaker. This breakthrough was led by Professor ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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