Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - November, 2013
A company in the United States has created a small section of human liver, which was alive and able to filter toxins and retain nutrients for 40 days.
Researchers and engineers in the United States have designed a new method for generating electricity, which gathers power from lost energy sources such as microwave signals, sounds or even Wi-Fi.
Recent research has found that high frequency sounds can improve solar cell efficiency, suggesting photo-voltaics enjoy guitar solos as much as the rest of us.
There are few creatures in the catalogue of nature more peculiar or rare than the platypus, but new research has found it had an ancient, enormous cousin over five million years ago.
A new technique has been developed by a team of Australian scientists that will speed production of microalgae – used in everything from biofuels to medical compounds and even soap.
Life thrives in the world’s harshest climates, and a recent report has shown a previously-unknown method some creatures use to reproduce in extreme situations.
European scientists have made progress on efforts to better understand the relationship between the ocean, certain microbes and nitrogen that feeds much of the planet.
A new study from the Australian National University will improve the models and maps of ocean currents, wave heights and tides, plotting the incredibly long process that ends with waves crashing on the shore.
The world’s greatest supercomputers still look like crude counting tools compared to the human brain, but a new chip has pinched a human technique for improving the efficiency of computation.