Researchers detects chiral structures using vortex light

Recently, the Laboratory of Micro and Nano Engineering, School of Engineering Science, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) has made important progress in the field of structural chirality detection research using vortex light, and fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 2nd, 2021

What Happens When You Have a Heart Attack on the Way To Mars?

If your heart stops en route to Mars, rest assured that researchers have considered how to carry out CPR in space. (One option is to plant your feet on the ceiling and extend your arms downwards to compress the patient's chest.) From a report: Astron.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 40 min. ago

RNA holds the reins in bacteria: Researchers observe RNA controlling protein synthesis

To better understand how RNA in bacteria gives rise to protein—and along the way, target these processes in the design of new antibiotics—researchers are turning their attention to the unique way this process happens in bacteria......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

New method measures super-fast, free electron laser pulses

New research shows how to measure the super-short bursts of high-frequency light emitted from free electron lasers (FELs). By using the light-induced ionization itself to create a femtosecond optical shutter, the technique encodes the electric field.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Retracing his steps: Professor guides researchers as they replicate his fieldwork 50 years later

Half a century had passed, but UC Santa Barbara Professor Armand Kuris was sure he'd been here before. In fact, he was completely certain. After all, he had detailed notes of the location, written carefully in India ink when he was still a graduate s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Plasma device designed for consumers can quickly disinfect surfaces

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a harsh light on the urgent need for quick and easy techniques to sanitize and disinfect everyday high-touch objects such as doorknobs, pens, pencils, and personal protective gear worn to keep infections from spreading......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Little swirling mysteries: New research uncovers dynamics of ultrasmall, ultrafast groups of atoms

Our high-speed, high-bandwidth world constantly requires new ways to process and store information. Semiconductors and magnetic materials have made up the bulk of data storage devices for decades. In recent years, however, researchers and engineers h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Impacts of coronavirus lockdowns: New study collects data on pollutants in the atmosphere

One consequence of the coronavirus pandemic has been global restrictions on mobility. This, in turn, has had an effect on pollution levels in the atmosphere. Researchers from across the world are using this unique opportunity to take measurements, co.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Climate change is making it harder to good cup of coffee

Ethiopia may produce less specialty coffee and more rather bland tasting varieties in the future. This is the result of a new study by an international team of researchers that looked at the peculiar effects climate change has on Africa's largest cof.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Anker"s new AnkerWork product line includes a 1080p webcam and a portable conference speaker

Anker touts "unparalleled low-light performance" and high-quality, color-accurate images from its first-ever webcam, the PowerConf C300. The 2MP 1080p/60fps camera comes with dual noise-canceling mics, a snap-on privacy shutter, and three fov setting.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Did This Scorching-Hot Planet Lose—and Regain—an Atmosphere?

A veritable hellscape of an exoplanet is challenging researchers’ assumptions about what types of worlds host atmospheres......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Transforming circles into squares: Researchers reconfigure material topology on the microscale

Reconfigurable materials can do amazing things. Flat sheets transform into a face. An extruded cube transforms into dozens of different shapes. But there's one thing a reconfigurable material has yet to be able to change: its underlying topology. A r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

Potential-dependent switch aids water-splitting using cobalt-oxide catalysts

Using abundant cobalt and a unique experimental approach to probe ways to speed a sluggish catalytic reaction to harvest hydrogen from water, researchers from Boston College and Yale University discovered a mechanistic switch in the oxygen evolution.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

Mystery canine illness identified as animal coronavirus

An outbreak of vomiting among dogs has been traced back to a type of animal coronavirus by researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

Ocean temperature reconstructed over the last 700,000 years

Researchers from the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Bern reconstructed for the first mean ocean temperatures over the last 700,000 years using ice core data. The new knowledge serves to improve our understanding of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

Archaeology sheds light on the persistence of Muslim cuisine after the Catholic conquest of Granada

Granada, in southern Spain's Andalusia region, was the final remnant of Islamic Iberia known as al-Andalus—a territory that once stretched across most of Spain and Portugal. In 1492, the city fell to the Catholic conquest......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

100 million more IoT devices are exposed—and they won’t be the last

Name:Wreck flaws in TCP/IP have global implications. Enlarge (credit: Elena Lacey) Over the last few years, researchers have found a shocking number of vulnerabilities in seemingly basic code that underpins how devices communicate with the Int.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 hr. 40 min. ago

T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T Have Reportedly Killed Their RCS Joint Venture

According to a new report from Light Reading, the three major U.S. carriers (four at the time) have reportedly abandoned their joint venture to launch a new Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative (CCMI), that promised interoperability for an RCS Universa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 8 min. ago

Light guide plate maker GLT expects 10-15% revenue growth in 2021

Light guide plate supplier Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) expects its revenues to expand by 10-15% in 2021, bolstered by growing shipments across its product lineups......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 40 min. ago

How nonprofits can drive more giving from their current donor base

Researchers from University of Hawaii and Cornell University published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that explores the challenges and opportunities with nonprofit fundraising to provide organizations with strategies they can use to increase.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Airborne laser scanning of gaps in Amazon rainforest helps explain tree mortality

A group of researchers led by Brazilians has used an innovative model to map gaps in the Amazon rainforest and identify factors that contribute to tree mortality. Water stress, soil fertility, and anthropic forest degradation have the most influence.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021