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2021.09.14 Research Life & Health Physics & Chemistry
Building the ovarian environment from stem cells
Researchers successfully reconstitute the ovarian follicle from mouse stem cells
2021.08.23 Research Physics & Chemistry Materials Technology
One material with two functions could lead to faster memory
Researchers use perovskite to develop a memory device readable through both electrical and optical methods
2021.06.16 Research Physics & Chemistry Technology
Researchers create switchable mirrors from liquid metal
Approach could be used to create electrically controlled mirrors for art or advanced devices
2021.05.19 Research Physics & Chemistry Materials Technology
Cheap, non-toxic material for photoactive electronics and chemistry in the spotlight
Successful synthesis of perovskite visible-light-absorbing semiconductor material
2021.03.10 Research Math & Data Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Air pollutant reductions could enhance global warming without greenhouse gas cuts
Modeling predicts that loss of cooling effect attributed to sulfate aerosols will increase surface air temperature if air pollution and carbon dioxide are not simultaneously reduced
2021.03.05 Research Math & Data Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Making sense of commotion under the ocean to locate tremors near deep-sea faults
New method for more accurately estimating the location of tectonic tremors in deep ocean faults could help to better understand earthquake rupture processes
2021.03.03 Research Life & Health Physics & Chemistry
New technique reveals details of membrane structures
Researchers gain new insight into the packing of molecules in lipid-raft-like ordered domains using a technique called low-flux scanning electron diffraction
2021.01.05 Research Physics & Chemistry Materials Technology
Long live the efficient, pure-blue OLED
Novel approach shows promise for overcoming the bottleneck of blue emission in displays using organic light-emitting diodes
2020.12.14 Research Life & Health Physics & Chemistry
Viewing cell colony expansion through statistical physics
Study gives new insight into how cell colonies spread
2020.12.04 Research Physics & Chemistry Materials
Molecules convert visible light into ultraviolet light with record efficiency
Newly developed molecular system makes possible the efficient conversion of even weak visible light from sunlight and indoor LEDs into ultraviolet light
2020.11.06 Research Physics & Chemistry Technology
Higher-resolution imaging of living, moving cells using plasmonic metasurfaces
Metasurface of self-assembled gold nanoparticles shown to improve resolution of fluorescence images of living cells under a widefield optical microscope to the theoretical limit
2020.10.27 Research Math & Data Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Formation mechanism of record-breaking rainfall clarified
Numerical simulations reproduce for the first time the convective band that produced record-breaking precipitation in northern Kyushu in July 2017
2020.10.01 Research Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Particulate plutonium released from the Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns
2020.09.04 Research Life & Health Physics & Chemistry
Next-generation test for detecting bacterial endotoxin
New advances could help reduce the use of endangered horseshoe crabs for detecting lipopolysaccharide
2020.09.03 Research Physics & Chemistry Materials Technology
Continuous and stable lasing achieved from low-cost perovskites at room temperature
Suppression of long-lived energetic states called triplet excitons shown to be key for preventing the “lasing death” that has been limiting long operation
2020.09.02 Research Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Better evaluating bankability of large-scale offshore wind farms
New wind turbine wake model takes into account effects of wind speed loss region
2020.08.14 Research Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Mars subsurface explored using microtremors
Analysis of weak vibrations shown to be promising for space resource exploration
2020.06.29 Research Physics & Chemistry Materials
Unique molecular sponges for liquid separation
Researchers separate molecular mixtures by selectively absorbing larger molecules over smaller ones into nanoscale pores using a process driven by depletion force
2020.06.12 Research Physics & Chemistry Materials Environment & Sustainability
Molecular twist makes one catalyst useful for three hydrogen applications
Taking inspiration from enzymes in nature, this new molecule can assist reactions for hydrogen-based energy generation and fuel production along with hydrogenation, giving new insight into enzyme mechanisms
2020.02.19 Research Life & Health Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Greener chemistry through direct synthesis of key nitrogen-containing compounds
New catalytic synthetic method for ketimines with unprotected nitrogen atoms could simplify synthesis of important bioactive compounds and reduce waste