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Can you imagine 3-D printed ovaries that can produce offspring? Researchers at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and McCormick School of…

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  • May 24, 2017
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Can a printer print out human skin? A team of researchers belonging to the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), CIEMAT (Center for Energy, Environmental and…

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  • January 24, 2017
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A team of researchers at The University of Manchester led by Professor David Leigh in Manchester's School of Chemistry have been successful in producing the most…

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  • January 13, 2017
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A collaborative effort by Professor Neil Thomas from the School of Chemistry and Dr. Sara Goodacre from the School of Life Sciences and their teams has led to the…

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  • January 6, 2017
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Professor Hod Lipso, a roboticist at Columbia Engineering who works in the areas of artificial intelligence and digital manufacturing, has along with his students…

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  • August 4, 2016
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The carbon dating processes require an accelerator mass spectrometer that can measure the amount of carbon-14, or radiocarbon, present in bones, wood, fabrics or…

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  • April 15, 2016
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Researchers at Stanford University have discovered a new method of creating plastic using carbon dioxide and inedible biomass. According to Matthew Kanan, an assistant…

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  • March 10, 2016
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Why do snowy winters seem peaceful? According to David Herrin, an associate professor in the UK College of Engineering who studies acoustics, snow is capable of…

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  • January 22, 2016
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Diamond is considered to be the hardest material known to man. However, a newly discovered substance named Q-carbon has claimed the title of being the hardest…

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  • December 7, 2015
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One of the most conventional ways of creating fusion energy is using high-power lasers to heat material. However, this process is slow because the energy from…

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  • November 20, 2015
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It is well known that a lump of sodium or potassium metal thrown in water causes an explosion. The science behind this is that alkali metals release hydrogen gas from…

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  • January 27, 2015
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Graphene is the world’s thinnest and strongest material, made of a single sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal honeycomb pattern. But a team of…

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  • December 1, 2014
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There is a growing interest paired with attempts in creating a synthesis machine or a ‘robo-chemist’ that would take over the traditional organic chemistry…

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  • August 12, 2014
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Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy have discovered that sodium bismuthate can exist as a form of quantum matter called a 3D topological Dirac semimetal (3DTDS). Read on to know more. 

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  • January 29, 2014
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In a study that challenges the fundamental rules of classical chemistry, W. Zhang et al. report compounds that violate textbook rules—NaCl3,…

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  • December 30, 2013
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In a recent study, researchers were able to determine the chirality of a gaseous sample by imaging its molecular structure. Read on to know more. 

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  • December 3, 2013
  • 7.2k views