Oil palm -- a modeled crop
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(James Cook University) Australian scientists have developed a model for oil palm cultivation, aimed at helping growers of the crop maximize the yields of their plantations, while minimizing detrimental environmental impacts.
Quantum physics just got less complicated
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore) Researchers show that wave-particle duality and quantum uncertainty are the same thing, reducing two mysteries to one
Joachim Kopp receives ERC Starting Grant for research in particle and astroparticle physics
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz) Professor Joachim Kopp receives a prestigious Starting Grant worth 800,000 Euros from the European Research Council to help promote his work in the field of theoretical particle and astroparticle physics.
Innovative manufacturing to take IT beyond the electronic age
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(University of Leeds) A ?5.2 million project led by the University of Leeds is aiming to transform data communications with a new generation of photonic microchips.
The state of shale
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(University of Pittsburgh) University of Pittsburgh researchers have shared their findings from three studies related to shale gas in a recent special issue of the journal Energy Technology.
Scientists reveal breakthrough in optical fiber communications
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(University of Southampton) Researchers from the University of Southampton have revealed a breakthrough in optical fiber communications.
National Academy of Inventors publishes annual meeting proceedings
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(University of South Florida (USF Innovation)) The current special issue of Technology and Innovation is devoted to presentations from the Third Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors, which was held March 6-7, 2014, at the headquarters of the United States Patent and Trademark Offic...
Funding ended for University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center) Funding has not been renewed for the five-year-old University of California High-Performance AstroComputing Center (UC-HiPACC). UC-HiPACC fostered collaborations of astrophysicists across the UC system and three DOE labs, including at...
Technophobia may keep seniors from using apps to manage diabetes
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(University of Waterloo) Despite showing interest in web or mobile apps to help manage their type 2 diabetes, only a small number of older adults actually use them, says a new study from the University of Waterloo. Approximately 2.2 million Canadians are living with type 2 diabetes, 2 million of who...
Making a good thing better
EurekAlert, 10 hours ago
(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Berkeley Lab researchers carried out the first X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of a model electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries and may have found a pathway forward to improving LIBs for electric vehicles and large-scale electrical energy storage.
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