Breakthrough application of moisture-trapping film to reduce heat stress in personal protective suits

Journal Reference: Jiachen Yang, Xueping Zhang, J. Justin Koh, Rensheng Deng, Saravana Kumarasamy, Yuan Xing Xu, Hao Qu, Songlin Zhang, Yaoxin Zhang, Swee Ching Tan. Reversible Hydration Composite Films for Evaporative Perspiration Control and Heat Stress Management. Small, 2022; 2107636 DOI: 10.1002/smll.202107636 The new desiccant film, which is biocompatible and non-toxic, has fast absorption rate, … Read more

Magnetic reconnection breakthrough may help predict space weather

Journal Reference: Peiyun Shi, Prabhakar Srivastav, M. Hasan Barbhuiya, Paul A. Cassak, Earl E. Scime, M. Swisdak. Laboratory Observations of Electron Heating and Non-Maxwellian Distributions at the Kinetic Scale during Electron-Only Magnetic Reconnection. Physical Review Letters, 2022; 128 (2) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.025002 Peiyun Shi’s research is the first-of-its-kind in the laboratory setting and is part of … Read more

Sensor breakthrough paves way for groundbreaking map of world under Earth surface

Journal Reference: Stray, B., Lamb, A., Kaushik, A. et al. Quantum sensing for gravity cartography. Nature, 2022 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04315-3 University of Birmingham researchers from the UK National Quantum Technology Hub in Sensors and Timing have reported their achievement in Nature. It is the first in the world for a quantum gravity gradiometer outside of laboratory … Read more

Breakthrough in converting carbon dioxide into fuel using solar energy

Journal Reference: Qinying Pan, Mohamed Abdellah, Yuehan Cao, Weihua Lin, Yang Liu, Jie Meng, Quan Zhou, Qian Zhao, Xiaomei Yan, Zonglong Li, Hao Cui, Huili Cao, Wenting Fang, David Ackland Tanner, Mahmoud Abdel-Hafiez, Ying Zhou, Tonu Pullerits, Sophie E. Canton, Hong Xu, Kaibo Zheng. Ultrafast charge transfer dynamics in 2D covalent organic frameworks/Re-complex hybrid photocatalyst. … Read more

Scientists report breakthrough in transuranium actinide chemical bonding

Journal Reference: Michał S. Dutkiewicz, Conrad A. P. Goodwin, Mauro Perfetti, Andrew J. Gaunt, Jean-Christophe Griveau, Eric Colineau, Attila Kovács, Ashley J. Wooles, Roberto Caciuffo, Olaf Walter, Stephen T. Liddle. A terminal neptunium(V)–mono(oxo) complex. Nature Chemistry, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41557-021-00858-0 Reported in the journal Nature Chemistry, a group of researchers from The University Manchester, the European … Read more

Breakthrough in separating plastic waste: Machines can now distinguish 12 different types of plastic

Breakthrough in separating plastic waste: Machines can now distinguish 12 different types of plastic – NovLink Home Mash Q Breakthrough in separating plastic waste: Machines can now distinguish 12 different types of plastic We want to say thanks to the author of this short article for this incredible web content Breakthrough in separating plastic waste: … Read more

Breakthrough infections generate ‘tremendous immunity’ to COVID-19, study suggests

Journal Reference: Timothy A. Bates, Savannah K. McBride, Bradie Winders, Devin Schoen, Lydie Trautmann, Marcel E. Curlin, Fikadu G. Tafesse. Antibody Response and Variant Cross-Neutralization After SARS-CoV-2 Breakthrough Infection. JAMA, 2021; DOI: 10.1001/jama.2021.22898 The laboratory results, published online ahead of print today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), reveals that a breakthrough … Read more

Breakthrough in using CRISPR-Cas9 to target fat cells

Journal Reference: Steven M. Romanelli, Kenneth T. Lewis, Akira Nishii, Alan C. Rupp, Ziru Li, Hiroyuki Mori, Rebecca L. Schill, Brian S. Learman, Christopher J. Rhodes, Ormond A. MacDougald. BAd-CRISPR: Inducible gene knockout in interscapular brown adipose tissue of adult mice. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2021; 297 (6): 101402 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101402 “Fat cells are different … Read more