Breakthrough Made in Atomically Thin Magnets

April 6, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Breakthrough Made in Atomically Thin Magnets  By: Syl Kacapyr | Cornell News Cornell researchers have become the first to control atomically thin magnets with an electric field, a breakthrough that provides a blueprint for producing exceptionally powerful and efficient data storage in computer chips, among other applications. The research is detailed [..]

New Test Kit for Personalized, Precise Cancer Therapy

April 5, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

New Test Kit for Personalized, Precise Cancer Therapy   A team of scientists led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Principal Investigator at the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore (MBI) and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and NUS PhD graduate Dr Khoo Bee Luan, has developed [..]

Greener and Cheaper Technique for Biofuel Production

April 5, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Greener and Cheaper Technique for Biofuel Production By: NYU News A team of engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) recently discovered that a naturally occurring bacterium, Thermoanaerobacterium thermosaccharolyticum TG57, isolated from waste generated after harvesting mushrooms, is capable of directly converting cellulose, a plant-based material, to biobutanol. A research team [..]

Even DNA that Doesn’t Encode Genes Can Drive Cancer

April 3, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

Even DNA that Doesn’t Encode Genes Can Drive Cancer By: UCSD News Most of the human genome — 98 percent — is made up of DNA but doesn’t actually encode genes, the recipes cells use to build proteins. The vast majority of genetic mutations associated with cancer occur in these [..]

MIT Engineers Turn Plastic Insulator into Heat Conductor

April 3, 2018 Vijay Soni 0

MIT Engineers Turn Plastic Insulator into Heat Conductor By: Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office  Plastics are excellent insulators, meaning they can efficiently trap heat — a quality that can be an advantage in something like a coffee cup sleeve. But this insulating property is less desirable in products such [..]