Tag: Nature

Digitally Printed Cyanobacteria Used to Create Bio-Solar Panel

Digitally Printed Cyanobacteria Used to Create Bio-Solar Panel

Scientists just used digitally printed cyanobacteria to create a biophotovoltaic panel. Researchers from the Imperial College of London, University of Cambridge, and Central Saint Martin teamed up to create a simple paper-based bio-solar panel using...
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Thunderclouds are Particle Accelerators; Lightning Creates Antimatter

A study by Japanese researchers shows how storms emit gamma rays after matter and antimatter particles are created during lightning strikes.  Gamma rays, the highest energy form of electromagnetic radiation, can be generated during violent...
New Surgical Heart Implant Could Save Kids From Multiple Surgeries

New Surgical Heart Implant Could Save Kids From Multiple Surgeries

A new surgical heart implant might just be the solution to heart defects that affect millions of kids worldwide. While medical implants have successfully saved the lives of millions of adults around the world, it...
New AlphaGo Zero "Unsupervised" AI is 100X Better While Using 10% Computing Power

New AlphaGo Zero “Unsupervised” AI is 100X Better While Using 10% Computing Power

DeepMind has introduced a new AlphaGo program and this time, it's a far superior Go player than the last iteration. DeepMind, Google's artificial intelligence arm, just unveiled the latest version of its AlphaGo program, the...
Magic Mushroom to Treat Depression, Possible According to Studies

Magic Mushroom to Treat Depression is Possible According to Studies

*Disclaimer* The following article should not be interpreted as medical diagnosis or treatment advice. If you're concerned about depression or mental illness, contact your general physician or psychiatrist. A recently published study suggested that eating...
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Why Scientists Make Real Animals Interact With VR in the Lab

New VR technologies are allowing living animals to interact with computer controlled stimulus. How useful are the observations? If we could dress up as a convincing elephant, we might figure out why elephants are afraid...
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New Thin Film Solar Cells Create Possibilities for Better Devices

Edgy Labs delves into the world of microelectronic semiconductors as we explore the new thin film solar cell technology that may expand possibilities for cheaper, and more efficient, devices. Over the past half-century, scientists have...
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How the First Ever ‘Molecular Robot’ Modifies Molecules

Scientists have created the first nanomachine in the world that can be programmed to manipulate molecules. Mimicking the biological processes of atomic recombination, scientists have been dreaming of nanomachines that can be instructed to manipulate...
IBM Just Simulated Chemistry

IBM Just Simulated Chemistry With a Quantum Computer

IBM scientists have managed to pull a record-breaking molecule simulation using a quantum processor, opening new promising paths to chemistry and materials science. When chemists conduct experiments, they sometimes have to manipulate all kinds of...
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3 Cancer Killing Breakthroughs you Should Know About

The field of oncology, the way cancer is diagnosed and treated, is getting revolutionized by many scientific breakthroughs. Behind CVDs (cardiovascular diseases), cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, responsible for 1 in...