A chain of copper and carbon atoms may be the thinnest metallic wire

Researchers from the Laboratory for Theory and Simulation of Materials at EPFL in Lausanne, part of the NCCR MARVEL, have used computational methods to identify what could be the thinnest possible metallic wire, as well as several other unidimensiona.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 11th, 2024

How a biocatalyst might boost the growth of microalgae

Living organisms consist to a large extent of carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) compounds. These have to be taken in with food or, in the case of plants, produced through photosynthesis......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

5 things the American-Made Index says about a supply chain in flux

Changes in the annual survey's results show how automakers are quickly rethinking where they source their parts from......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study finds plants store carbon for shorter periods than thought

The carbon stored globally by plants is shorter-lived and more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Greening the food supply chain: Developing sustainable food systems through interdisciplinary collaboration

Sustainability is a hot topic in just about every field that engages with the environment, including agriculture. An interdisciplinary group of researchers in UConn's College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources has published a paper outlinin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Digital public archaeology: Excavating data from digs done decades ago and connecting with today"s communities

The ancestors of Alaska Native people began using local copper sources to craft intricate tools roughly 1,000 years ago. Over one-third of all copper objects archaeologists have found in this region were excavated at a single spot, named the Gulkana.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Backdoor method creates high-entropy material at lower temperatures

Entropy is a hot mess. Randomness and disorder are not exactly virtues in science. Yet it turns out, a sloppy jumble of differently sized atoms can do a better job stabilizing certain nanocrystals than a tidy arrangement of such elements. These so-ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Apple planning redesigned iPhone, MacBook Pro, and Apple Watch that are significantly thinner

Last month, Apple unveiled its thinnest product ever with the new M4 iPad Pro. Measuring in at 5.1mm, the 13-inch M4 iPro Pro is even thinner than the iPod nano. As it turns out, Apple has plans to give the rest of its product lineups a similar tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 16th, 2024

Ending native forest logging would help Australia"s climate goals much more than planting trees

Australia contains some of the world's most biologically diverse and carbon-dense native forests. Eucalypts in wet temperate forests are the tallest flowering plants in the world and home to an array of unique tree-dwelling marsupials, rare birds, in.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 16th, 2024

Researchers harvest acid from seawater to feed beneficial algae

From the air you breathe to the seafood you eat, marine algae have some involvement—they consume carbon dioxide and produce oxygen through photosynthesis and feed fish and shellfish. One day, marine algae could also be used to make widely available.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 14th, 2024

Scientists unravel drivers of the global zinc cycle in our oceans, with implications for a changing climate

The important role of the Southern Ocean in global biological processes and the carbon cycle has been confirmed anew by a study published in Science that, for the first time based on field evidence, reveals the underappreciated role of inorganic zinc.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Giant deep-sea vent tubeworm symbionts use two carbon fixation pathways to grow at record speeds

In the deep-sea environment of the East Pacific Rise, where sunlight does not penetrate and the surroundings are known for their extreme temperatures, skull-crushing pressures, and toxic compounds, lives Riftia pachyptila, a giant hydrothermal vent t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

A first look inside radium"s solid-state chemistry

For the first time in history, scientists have measured radium's bonding interactions with oxygen atoms in an organic molecule. Scientists have not measured this bonding before because radium-226 is available only in small amounts and it is highly ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Discovery of microfossil in China from the 518-million-year-old Qingjiang biota sheds light on adaptive evolution

Microbial sulfate reduction dating back to the Paleoarchean plays a crucial role in driving global carbon and sulfur cycles in ancient and modern Earth. Over 150 species of sulfate reducers from bacterial and archaeal phyla have been identified acros.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Silicon carbide/carbon microspheres maintain performance in harsh environments

With the rapid development of electronic information technology, electromagnetic wave absorption materials play a crucial role in military applications such as electromagnetic protection and stealth devices, as well as in the defense industry......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Study finds human-caused nitrous oxide emissions grew 40% from 1980–2020, greatly accelerating climate change

Emissions of nitrous oxide—a greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide or methane—continued unabated between 1980 and 2020, a year when more than 10-million metric tons were released into the atmosphere primarily through farming practices, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Humanitarian organizations showed flexibility and grit during COVID supply chain disruptions, study finds

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it sent shock waves across global supply chains. But manufacturers and other businesses weren't the only ones hit hard: local and international aid organizations, tasked with providing humanitarian assistance during ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Scientists engineer yellow-seeded camelina with high oil output

Efforts to achieve net-zero carbon emissions from transportation fuels are increasing demand for oil produced by nonfood crops. These plants use sunlight to power the conversion of atmospheric carbon dioxide into oil, which accumulates in seeds. Crop.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Unlocking the future of sustainable mining through carbon sequestration

As the world transitions to greener sources of energy, demand for the metals used in these new technologies is increasing. But how do you grow the mining industry while still holding the line on carbon emissions?.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Enhancing energy conversion: Pt-Co@NCS catalyst demonstrates synergy for enhanced alkaline hydrogen evolution

A study published in the journal Materials Futures introduces the Pt-Co@NCS catalyst, showcasing a remarkable synergy between Pt nanoparticles and Co single atoms on a nitrogen-doped carbon scaffold. This innovative design overcomes the hurdle of slo.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

The earbuds version of the Sony XM5 headphones are on sale today

Experience the pinnacle of wire-free Sony sound with the WF-1000XM5s, now on sale for $250 at Best Buy! Buy now before the deal ends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024