Revolutionary Carbon-Based Magnetic Material Finally Synthesized After 70 Years

Researchers from Osaka University and Osaka City University synthesize and crystallize a molecule that is otherwise too unstable to fully study in the laboratory, and is a model of a revolutionary class of magnets. Since the first reported production in 2004, researchers have been hard at work using graphene and similar carbon-based materials to revolutionize … Read more

Best Doctor Who audio dramas

It can be difficult to say goodbye, as you watch as your favorite Doctor dissolves into a cloud of pixie dust, never to be seen on screen again – a special birthday aside. You could re-watch old episodes (and our Doctor Who streaming guide can help you there). Or, thanks to the publisher Big Finish, … Read more

How the brain knows when to take out the trash

Credit: Hal Gatewood / Unsplash. The brain has its own housekeeping service, a sophisticated mechanism that cleanses debris left over from cellular activity. But scientists have had a hard time finding exactly how the brain knows when to start this cellular “litter pick”. A team of scientists led by Yale has identified a protein key … Read more

Simulating Brain Synapses in Computers With 2D Materials

Researchers from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stanford University have fabricated the commercial viability of computers that mimic the human brain. Electrochemical random access (ECRAM) memory components made with 2D titanium carbide showed significant potential for complementing classical transistor technology, and contributing towards commercialization of powerful computers that are modeled after the brain’s … Read more

Explore the complex world of artificial intelligence with this e-book bundle

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an intimidating concept for most people. Many machines appear soon to replace people, but really, AI machines do not exist to take your jobs. Instead, they’re there to help you be better at it. Scientists design AI-powered tools and machines in a way that can assist you in your day-to-day, and … Read more

Best diet for your thyroid function

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The thyroid gland is an essential hormone gland: It plays a major role in the metabolism, growth and development of the human body. It helps to regulate many of the body’s functions by constantly releasing a constant amount of thyroid hormones into the bloodstream. Thyroid disorders can range from a small, … Read more

Uncovering the Secrets of the Big Bang With Artificial Intelligence

Quaternary globular plasma after collision of two heavy nuclei. Credit: TU Wien Can engineering learning be used to uncover the secrets of the quark-gluon plasma? Yes – but only with sophisticated new methods. It could hardly be more complicated: small particles swirl wildly at extremely high energies, countless interactions occur in the mess of quantum … Read more

Hungry Yeast Are Microscopic, Living Thermometers

This fluorescence microscopy image shows yeast vacuoles that have been separated in stages. Credit: Luther Davis / Alexey Merz / University of Washington Membranes are vital to our cells. Every cell in your body is enclosed by one. And each of those cells contains specialized compartments, or organs, that are also enclosed by membranes. Membranes … Read more