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Chitinase as 'burnt-bridge' Brownian monorail efficiently hydrolyzing recalcitrant biomass
PHYS.ORG Molecular motors convert energy into unidirectional mechanical motion. Most biomolecular motors in cells use adenosine triphosphate (ATP) as a chemical energy source. Recently, however, Serratia marcescens chitinase A (SmChiA) has... 5 days
A control system to improve the efficiency of wave energy converters
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Reducing the conflict between energy retrofit and heritage character
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PHYS.ORG The idea of energy security has been at the centre of much policy debate recently. The federal government defines energy security as the adequate supply of energy across the electricity,... 2 weeks
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PHYS.ORG Science fiction may seem resolutely modern, but the genre could actually be considered hundreds of years old. There are the alien green... 2 weeks
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Separating the sound from the noise in hot plasma fusion
PHYS.ORG In the search for abundant clean energy, scientists around the globe look to fusion power, where isotopes of hydrogen combine to form a larger particle, helium, and release... 2 weeks
A new carbon material with Na storage capacity over 400mAh/g
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A new dimension for batteries
PHYS.ORG Engineers at the University of Maryland have created a thin battery, made of a few million carefully constructed "microbatteries" in a square inch. Each microbattery is shaped like a very tall, round room, providing much surface area –... 2 weeks
Pristine quantum light source created at the edge of silicon chip
PHYS.ORG The smallest amount of light you can have is one photon, so dim that it's pretty much invisible to humans. While imperceptible, these tiny blips of... 2 weeks
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Researchers determine absolute duration of photoelectric effect for the first time
PHYS.ORG The photoelectric effect provides the basis for solar energy and global communications; Albert Einstein described it over a century ago. For the first time, scientists from... 5 days
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Newly discovered magnetic state could lead to green IT solutions
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Knowing your neighbor cares about the environment encourages people to use less energy
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Detecting hydrogen using the Extraordinary Hall Effect in cobalt-palladium thin films
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Wave-particle interactions allow collision-free energy transfer in space plasma
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Lego-style solar panels to smash energy bills
PHYS.ORG Ready-made snap-together solar panels that turn waste heat into hot water are being developed at Brunel University London in a £10 million sustainable energy scheme starting next month. 2 weeks
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