Friday, July 30, 2010

Understanding Silk for New High-tech Materials

New ways of understanding silk are setting the stage for many new uses of this ancient material.
Full Story (Via EurekAlert!)

Graphene Bubbles Create Huge Pseudo-Magnetic Field

This is exciting news. A way to control electrons at the nanoscale.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Artificial St. Elmo's Fire Created

Scientists are now able to create St. Elmo's Fire and ball lighning.
Full Story (Via Discovery News)

New hope for combating AIDS!

A new gel has been developed that reduces the infection rate by up to 54%.
Full Story (Via Discovery News)

Monday, July 26, 2010

Plane Lands Like a Bird

MIT has developed a plane that lands like a bird.
Full Story (Via MIT News)

Heat into Electricity

MIT has a new way to turn waste heat into electrical power.
Full Story (Via MIT News)

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Tuesday, July 6, 2010