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Atomic force microscope measures adhesion energy of the coronavirus

A study by Department of Energy researchers detailed a potential method to detect the novel coronavirus on surfaces. Scientists from Pacific Northwest, Oak Ridge, Sandia and Ames national laboratories used an atomic force microscope to measure how ea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 1st, 2021

NASA Scientists Estimate Tonga Blast At 10 Megatons

According to NASA researchers, the power of a massive volcanic eruption that took place on Saturday near the island nation of Tonga was equivalent to around 10 megatons of TNT. "That means the explosive force was more than 500 times as powerful as th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 4 min. ago

Hyundai applies for India"s battery manufacturing subsidy

Hyundai, Ola Electric, and Reliance New Energy Solar have applied for the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme aimed for advanced battery manufacturing, according to official filing papers from India's Press Information Bureau (PIB)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 32 min. ago

Automating blood smears for easier malaria diagnosis

One of the key steps in diagnosing or treating many bloodborne diseases is to perform a blood smear, where a drop of blood is spread across a microscope slide for analysis. It is critical the technician collecting the sample perform this smear correc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 3 min. ago

Transcriptional regulatory mechanism of plant pectin biosynthesis

Pectin is a complex cell wall polysaccharide. It plays an important role in modulating cell adhesion, cell morphogenesis and growth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 3 min. ago

Boxing up molecular machines

Machines that are confined inside a cage or casing exhibit interesting properties by converting input energy into programmed functions. One such system is the mechanical gyroscope or gyrotop, a fascinating toy that amuses everyone with its incessant.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 3 min. ago

NASA"s Curiosity Rover Measures Intriguing Carbon Signature On Mars

After analyzing powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover, scientists today announced that several of the samples are rich in a type of carbon that on Earth is associated with biological processes. From a repo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Pfizer CEO: Virus will be here for years but this may be last wave with restrictions

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla speaks during a ceremony in Thessaloniki, Greece, on October 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos, File)Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Monday that while the "most likely scenario" is that the coronavirus will circulate for.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Low-temperature DeNOx catalyst for reducing ultrafine particle emission

Recently, there has been growing demand for DeNOx catalysts that can treat nitrogen oxides (NOx) at low temperatures to increase energy efficiency when processing flue gas in industrial combustion facilities. NOx are emitted during the combustion of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Supply chains feel green energy pressure from Apple, TSMC

While meeting net-zero carbon emissions goals by 2050 has become a globally important topic, meeting Apple's 2030 carbon-neutral goal for its supply chain is more immediately pressing for many semiconductor and electronics companies in Taiwan. TSMC p.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

China Claims First Omicron Case Arrived Through Foreign Mail

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Insider: Officials in Beijing are telling people to avoid international mail and to open their packages outdoors and with gloves, saying cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant could have spread through forei.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Taiwan PV module makers may face competition from imported products due to TSMC energy saving requirements

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has asked its equipment suppliers to provide solutions for energy savings of about 20% by 2030, according to industry sources. Because this requirement will be considered in procurement decisions, Tai.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

LGES to invest US$7.5 billion in expanding capacity

LG Energy Solution (LGES) is gearing up for the largest IPO in South Korea's stock market, attracting oversubscriptions this week. In a recent online press conference, the company revealed that it will invest KRW8.85 trillion (US$7.45 billion) in exp.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

China new green-energy car output, sales in December hit records, says CAAM

China-based makers produced 518,000 new green-energy vehicles and sold 531,000 units in December 2021, hitting respective monthly records and soaring 120% and 114% respectively on year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Will TSMC"s drive to reduce EUV carbon emissions power the green hydrogen industry chain?

Semiconductor foundry TSMC has established a 2030 energy-savings goal for its suppliers, partly driven by the fact that extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography consumes a large amount of hydrogen and generates a lot of carbon dioxide (CO2). Relevant su.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

1.7 Million People Live for a Week on 100% Renewable Energy

1.77 million people live in South Australia, speading across 984,321 square kilometres (or 380,048 square miles), according to Wikipedia. Today the Sydney Morning Herald announced that South Australia "sourced an average of just over 100 per cent of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Take a Look at The Largest And Most Detailed 3D Map of The Universe Ever Made

A 'CT scan' of the Universe across more than 5 billion light-years. (D. Schlegel/Berkeley Lab/DESI dataThe Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), currently pointed skyward from its home in the Nicholas U. Mayall Telescope at the Kitt Peak Natio.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Advances in theoretical modeling of atomic nuclei

The atomic nucleus is a tough nut to crack. The strong interaction between the protons and neutrons that make it up depends on many quantities, and these particles, collectively known as nucleons, are subject to not only two-body forces but also thre.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Better insulation could cut £500 a year from energy bills

Annually, it could save British households £7.8bn a year.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Using time dilation to measure curvature of space-time

A team of researchers working at Stanford University has used time dilation in an atomic fountain to measure the curvature of space-time. In their study, reported in the journal Science, the group used the fountain as an interferometer to measure ato.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Overcoming a hurdle on the path to renewable-energy storage

If renewable energies are one day to replace fossil fuels, engineers need to find a way to store it reliably and on a large scale. One method that numerous researchers are currently studying involves storing the energy in gaseous form inside electrol.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022