<b>Man made fires are more destructive than natural wildfires</b>

Man made fires are more destructive than natural wildfires

in 2017 unattended bonfires set off fires in Oroville California USA. Photo source: Noah Berger / repeaters in September smoke bombs from a party sparked a fire near Los Angeles but it was just one of many fires recently triggered by humans...
<b>Detecting bacteria with fluorescent nanosensors</b>

Detecting bacteria with fluorescent nanosensors

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers from Bochum, Göttingen, Duisburg and Cologne have developed a new method for detecting bacteria and infections. They use fluorescent nanosensors to track down pathogens faster and more easily than with...
<b>Ammonia integrated technology leads the industry in energy efficiency</b>

Ammonia integrated technology leads the industry in energy efficiency

Ammonia integrated technology leads the industry in energy efficiency...
<b>The lightest shielding material in the world</b>

The lightest shielding material in the world

Researchers have succeeded in applying aerogels to microelectronics: Aerogels based on cellulose nanofibers can effectively shield electromagnetic radiation over a wide frequency range ? and they are unrivalled in terms of weight....
<b>Designer-defect mediated clamping of ferroelectric domain walls for more stable nanoelectronics</b>

Designer-defect mediated clamping of ferroelectric domain walls for more stable nanoelectronics

Co-author Dr Daniel Sando preparing materials for study at UNSW. A UNSW study published today in Nature Communications presents an exciting step towards domain-wall nanoelectronics: a novel form of future electronics based on nano-scale con...
<b>What laser color do you like?</b>

What laser color do you like?

Microchip devices produce a wide range of hues....
<b>Three advantages promote coal tar market rebound</b>

Three advantages promote coal tar market rebound

Three advantages promote coal tar market rebound...
<b>Advanced functional materials: an underwater pressure sensor with electrochemical carbon nanotubes</b>

Advanced functional materials: an underwater pressure sensor with electrochemical carbon nanotubes

In the ocean exploration activities of wave monitoring plays an important role in the monitoring of underwater activities such as tide observation underwater navigation migration tracking of marine organisms seabed seismic detection so on. A...
<b>Grabbing viruses out of thin air: The ongoing quest to fabricate functional biosensors</b>

Grabbing viruses out of thin air: The ongoing quest to fabricate functional biosensors

A proposed future society. Credit: Tohoku University The future could hold portable and wearable sensors for detecting viruses and bacteria in the surrounding environment. But we're not there yet. Scientists at Tohoku University have been s...
<b>Laser takes pictures of electrons in crystals</b>

Laser takes pictures of electrons in crystals

Light microscopes cannot discern how electrons are distributed among atoms in solids. A new type of a light microscope, the Picoscope, that allows overcoming this limitation....