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The scientific and political community alike stress the importance of German Antarctic research
Joint Press Release from the BMBF and AWI
The Antarctic is a frigid continent south of the Antarctic Circle, where researchers are the only inhabitants. Despite the hostile conditions, here the Alfred...
Working in collaboration with colleagues from Imperial College London, Professor Iain Todd from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Sheffield has been taking a novel approach to the development of engineering components produced using additive manufacturing.
Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is often used to produce engineering components. By utilising lattice structures (such as that shown...18.01.2019 | Materials Sciences | Read more
When molecules interact with the oscillating field of a laser, an instantaneous, time-dependent dipole is induced. This very general effect underlies diverse physical phenomena such as optical tweezers, for which Arthur Ashkin received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018, as well as the spatial alignment of molecules by a laser field. Now scientists from the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) report on an experiment in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, where the dependence of the driven-dipole response on the bound state of an electron in a methyl iodine molecule is revealed.
The reported work represents the first attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy (ATAS) experiment on a polyatomic molecule. In an ATAS experiment, the...18.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
A researcher at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has participated in the study into the impairment of the dynamics of spines that receive information from other neurons
José Martínez-Hernández, an Ikerbasque researcher in the Neuronal Ubiquitin Pathways group in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the...18.01.2019 | Health and Medicine | Read more
GW researchers part of global team explaining why some supernovae do not emit GRBs
Gamma-ray bursts are the most powerful explosions in the cosmos. These explosions last several seconds and emit the same amount of light as nearly all the...18.01.2019 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
In 'game-changing' finding, bone mass rose 800 percent after signals were blocked in brains of mice
UCLA and UC San Francisco life scientists have discovered a dramatic pattern of bone growth in female mice -- research that could potentially lead to stronger...18.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina and Arizona State University have developed an intelligent system for "tuning" powered prosthetic knees, allowing patients to walk comfortably with the prosthetic device in minutes, rather than the hours necessary if the device is tuned by a trained clinical practitioner. The system is the first to rely solely on reinforcement learning to tune the robotic prosthesis.
When a patient receives a robotic prosthetic knee, the device needs to be tuned to accommodate that specific patient. The new tuning system tweaks 12 different...18.01.2019 | Medical Engineering | Read more
Molecules are usually formed in reaction vessels or laboratory flasks. An Empa research team has now succeeded in producing molecules between two microscopically small, movable gold tips – in a sense as a "hand-knitted" unique specimen. The properties of the molecules can be monitored in real time while they are being produced. The research results have just been published in Nature Communications.
The fabrication of electronic components usually follows a top-down pathway in specialized physical laboratories. Using special carving tools in clean rooms,...18.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
An international team led by ETH Zurich physicist Steven Johnson established that the famed Einstein-de Haas effect has a central role in ultrafast demagnetization processes
In 1915, Albert Einstein and Wander de Haas reported that changing the magnetization of a suspended iron rod by applying an external magnetic field leads to...17.01.2019 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
LED lights and monitors, and quality solar panels were born of a revolution in semiconductors that efficiently convert energy to light or vice versa. Now, next-generation semiconducting materials are on the horizon, and in a new study, researchers have uncovered eccentric physics behind their potential to transform lighting technology and photovoltaics yet again.
Comparing the quantum properties of these emerging so-called hybrid semiconductors with those of their established predecessors is about like comparing the...17.01.2019 | Materials Sciences | Read more
Idling in a long highway line of slowed or stopped traffic on a busy highway can be more than an inconvenience for drivers and highway safety officers.
It is one of the most vulnerable times for "secondary accidents," which often can be worse than an original source of the slowdown, according to the U.S....17.01.2019 | Information Technology | Read more
World first experiments on sensor that may revolutionise everything from medical devices to unmanned vehicles
The new sensor - capable of detecting vibrations of living cells - may revolutionise everything from medical devices to unmanned vehicles.17.01.2019 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
Electronegativity is one of the most well-known models for explaining why chemical reactions occur. Now, Martin Rahm from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has redefined the concept with a new, more comprehensive scale. His work, undertaken with colleagues including a Nobel Prize-winner, has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
The theory of electronegativity is used to describe how strongly different atoms attract electrons. By using electronegativity scales, one can predict the...17.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
Texas Biomed scientists team up to study host and virus protein interaction
A team of researchers have discovered the interaction between an Ebola virus protein and a protein in human cells that may be an important key to unlocking the...17.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
„Deorbiting“ Systems are to ensure less debris and more safety for satellites in space. Integrated into the space systems, these should allow them to burn up in the atmosphere deliberately after their mission ends. The commitment of the space operators to these measures and thus the associated technologies are still relatively young. With the space observation radar TIRA, the Fraunhofer FHR supports manufacturers and operators with analyzes of the systems in use, as such, providing important information on their correct function and how they can be further optimized for their important task.
Their space radars TIRA and GESTRA present researchers with examples of their use at the ESA Neo and Debris Detection Conference from 22 to 24 January 2019, in...17.01.2019 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
Behavioural experiments confirm: Additional neurons improve brain function
Most neurons in the human brain are generated from neural stem cells during embryonic development. After birth, a small reservoir of stem cells remains in the...17.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
Coral calcification: Microscope-guided microsensor measurements reveal full carbonate chemistry at the site of calcification in a tropical coral
Researchers from the Centre Scientifique de Monaco (CSM), the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen and the University of Kiel have succeeded...17.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
Changes in blood vessels are the major cause of death and morbidity in diabetes. For the first time, scientists managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish. This breakthrough engineering technology dramatically advances research of vascular dysfunction in diseases like diabetes, identifying a key pathway that prevents diabetic vasculopathy, as reported in the current issue of Nature.
Diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide, already affecting at least 420 million people. Another 500 million people are estimated to be...17.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
Marine researchers from Warnemünde have succeeded in deciphering the mysterious feeding behaviour of mesozooplankton in the presence of blue-green algae blooms, by analysing stable nitrogen isotopes in amino acids. They found out that contradictory observations, according to which both the dominance of herbivorous and carnivorous diets occurred, can be explained by the aging process of a bloom. Apparently, the stage of a bloom determines whether "meat" or "vegetables" are preferred. In view of an assumed future worldwide increase in such blooms, their findings open up new perspectives on potential developments within a key group of the marine food web.
It forms one of the most important pillars of the marine food web worldwide: the so-called mesozooplankton comprises animals between 0.2 and 20 mm in size...17.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
MD&M West in Anaheim, California is the largest American exhibition for design and manufacturing in medical technology. Visitors mainly include developers and decision-makers from the manufacturing industry. The show is enjoying increasing international popularity and has meanwhile firmly established itself as one of the top medical technology marketplaces for component manufacturers from Europe and Asia. This will also be demonstrated by the international joint booth of the IVAM Microtechnology Network in Hall C.
From February 5 to 7, 2019, high-tech companies from Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, Spain and the USA will be presenting their products and services...17.01.2019 | Trade Fair News | Read more
Friedrich Simmel und Aurore Dupin, researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), have for the first time created artificial cell assemblies that can communicate with each other. The cells, separated by fatty membranes, exchange small chemical signaling molecules to trigger more complex reactions, such as the production of RNA and other proteins.
Scientists around the world are working on creating artificial, cell-like systems that mimic the behavior of living organisms. Friedrich Simmel and Aurore...17.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
Freiburg researchers engineer cellular adhesion receptors that can be controlled with light
The ability of cells to adhere to each other and to their environment is the basis for multicellular life. Adhesion occurs via diverse receptors at the surface...16.01.2019 | Life Sciences | Read more
Plasmas can be found inside of stars, but they are also artificially created using special equipment in the laboratory. If a plasma comes in contact with a solid, such as the wall of the lab equipment, under certain circumstances the wall is changed fundamentally and permanently. A team from the Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics at Kiel University (CAU) has now discovered a surprising new effect, in which the electronic properties of the solid material, such as its electrical conductivity, can be changed in a controlled, extremely fast and reversible manner, by ion impact. Their results were recently published in the journal "Physical Review Letters".
Plasmas - hot gases consisting of chaotically-moving electrons, ions, atoms and molecules - can be found inside of stars, but they are also artificially...16.01.2019 | Physics and Astronomy | Read more
New global study reveals rising soil temperatures in permafrost regions around the world
Global warming is leaving more and more apparent scars in the world’s permafrost regions. As the new global comparative study conducted by the international...16.01.2019 | Earth Sciences | Read more
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