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Modern scienceis charting the course of the future, but not only for companies. Global research efforts regularly lead to new findings that impact people's current and future lives. State-of-the-art innovations can make day-to-day tasks increasingly simpler, ease the burden on our ecological system and promote human health. The most effective way to do this is through the interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge in all areas of research. Innovations must offer positive utility in order to benefit many people. When knowledge is made available to as broad an audience as possible and if it precisely outlines the advantages and disadvantages of a new innovation, researchers can then optimize how the results are used. p>
The sharing of research results has a long tradition, even prior to the digital age. Rapid advances in science can be traced in particular tointense, international collaboration in the area of innovations. Thanks to the Internet, new innovations can be divulged much faster to a broad base of interest groups these days. That means scientific developments are advancing faster than ever before. Research is not an end in itself, even though researchers can find a degree of personal satisfaction in their innovations. All innovations that derive from global research activities should be made available to the broadest range of interest groups to keep research from becoming a dead-end street. In many cases a new innovation can always be enhanced. Networking thus stimulates the development of the innovation and constantly pushes scientific research in new directions.
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A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2cm more than the global average of 6cm.
Researchers at the University of Southampton detected the rapid rise in sea-level by studying satellite scans of a region that spans more than a million square...
A new invention uses ionized gas in fluorescent light tubes to transmit Internet wireless frequency signals throughout a building with the aid of already existing electrical wiring.
Due to continuously evolving applications, the electronic communications industry requires high performance and speed efficient systems. However, the physical...02.09.2014 | Power and Electrical Engineering | Read more
Evidence collected from blowfly maggots could help in the investigation in murder cases.
Estimation of the post mortem interval (PMI) is one of the most crucial matters in autopsies and entomological specimens have been widely used to determine PMI...02.09.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
Quantum control of molecules could lead to extremely fast computers
In the quantum world, making the simple atom behave is one thing, but making the more complex molecule behave is another story.02.09.2014 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
Flow through pain-sensing molecule helps worms adapt to pain
When you accidentally touch a hot oven, you rapidly pull your hand away. Although scientists know the basic neural circuits involved in sensing and responding...02.09.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
SRL publishes details of first official OEF system in Italy
Experts defend operational earthquake forecasting (OEF) in an editorial published in the Seismological Research Letters (SRL), arguing the importance of public...02.09.2014 | Earth Sciences | Read more
Nanoparticles, engineered materials about a billionth of a meter in size, are around us every day. Although they are tiny, they can benefit human health, as in some innovative early cancer treatments, but they can also interfere with it through viruses, air pollution, traffic emissions, cosmetics, sunscreen and electronics.
A team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, led by Lan Yang, PhD, the Das Family Career Development Associate Professor in Electrical &...02.09.2014 | Materials Sciences | Read more
Before the shaking from one earthquake ends, shaking from another might begin, amplifying the effect of ground motion. Such sequences of closely timed, nearly overlapping, consecutive earthquakes account for devastating seismic events in Italy's history and should be taken into account when building new structures, according to research published in the September issue of the journal Seismological Research Letters (SRL).
"It's very important to consider this scenario of earthquakes, occurring possibly seconds apart, one immediately after another," said co-author Anna Tramelli,...02.09.2014 | Earth Sciences | Read more
The cause? Increased high-elevation plant growth fueled by climate warming
Freshwater runoff from the Sierra Nevada may decrease by as much as one-quarter by 2100 due to climate warming on the high slopes, according to scientists at...02.09.2014 | Studies and Analyses | Read more
Coral organisms use minuscule appendages to control their environment, stirring up water eddies to bring nutrients
Conventional wisdom has long held that corals — whose calcium-carbonate skeletons form the foundation of coral reefs — are passive organisms that rely entirely...02.09.2014 | Ecology, The Environment and Conservation | Read more
Abdominal fat more strongly associated with high blood pressure risk than overall obesity
People with fat around their abdominal area are at greater risk of developing hypertension when compared to those with similar body mass index but fat...02.09.2014 | Health and Medicine | Read more
Newly developed test can identify sickle cell disease in minutes and could be used in rural clinics around the globe
Within minutes after birth, every child in the U.S. undergoes a battery of tests designed to diagnose a host of conditions, including sickle cell disease....02.09.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
A new analytic framework enables analysis of GPS data on 150 million cab rides in New York City
Cellphone apps that find users car rides in real time are exploding in popularity: The car-service company Uber was recently valued at $18 billion, and even as...02.09.2014 | Studies and Analyses | Read more
The study found that for high school seniors, alcohol consumption led to unsafe driving and compromised relationships with peers, while marijuana consumption was found to compromise relationships with authority figures
Growing public support for marijuana legalization in the U.S. has led to public debate about whether marijuana is "safer" than other substances, such as...02.09.2014 | Studies and Analyses | Read more
UNC study finds World Vision's model of local water committees, usage fees results in nearly 80 percent of wells remaining in use after 2 decades
What happens after a well is drilled, fitted with a hand pump, and a community celebrates having access to clean water for the first time? Half of them break...02.09.2014 | Studies and Analyses | Read more
Seventeen Rare Siamese Crocodiles Released in Lao PDR by WCS and Partners
Fewer than 1,000 critically endangered Siamese crocodiles remain in the wild
The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today the successful release of 17 juvenile critically endangered Siamese crocodiles into a protected wetland in...01.09.2014 | Ecology, The Environment and Conservation | Read more
The result of every possible measurement on a quantum system is coded in its wave function, which until recently could be found only by taking many different measurements of a system and estimating a wave function that best fit all those measurements.
Just two years ago, with the advent of a technique called direct measurement, scientists discovered they could reliably determine a system’s wave function by...01.09.2014 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed what they call “a simple, one-step method” to grow nanowires of germanium from an aqueous solution. Their process could make it more feasible to use germanium in lithium-ion batteries.
The Missouri S&T researchers describe their method in a paper published Thursday (Aug. 28, 2014) on the website of the journal ACS Nano. The researchers’...01.09.2014 | Materials Sciences | Read more
Sulfur fluoride exchange—a powerful new reaction for click chemistry
The coupling of molecular building blocks nearly as easy as “snapping” them together can be realized by means of the “click chemistry” tool kit. American...01.09.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
One of the greatest challenges in modern medicine is developing drugs that are highly effective against a target, but with minimal toxicity and side-effects to the patient.
Such properties are directly related to the 3D structure of the drug molecule. Ideally, the drug should have a shape that is perfectly complementary to a...01.09.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
Researchers reveal how the alteration of a single nucleotide—the basic building block of DNA—could initiate fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of intellectual disability. The study appears in The Journal of Cell Biology.
Fragile X syndrome is caused by a defect in a gene on the X chromosome called fragile X mental retardation 1 (FMR1). Around 1 in 230 women and 1 in 360 men...01.09.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
Researchers identify a pheromone in the urine of male tilapia fish that stimulates spawning in females
The exchange of chemical signals between organisms is considered the oldest form of communication. Acting as messenger molecules, pheromones regulate social...01.09.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
Making something new is never easy. Scientists constantly theorize about new materials, but when the material is manufactured it doesn’t always work as...01.09.2014 | Materials Sciences | Read more
About 50 years ago, electron microscopy revealed the presence of tiny blob-like structures that form inside cells, move around and disappear. But scientists still don't know what they do — even though these shifting cloud-like collections of proteins are believed to be crucial to the life of a cell, and therefore could offer a new approach to disease treatment.
In the Journal of Cell Biology, two researchers are issuing a call to investigators from various backgrounds, from biophysics to cell biology, to focus their...01.09.2014 | Life Sciences | Read more
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