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It Begins: Carbon Nanotube Transistors Outperform Silicon In Research Lab

The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) announced that it created carbon nanotube transistors that outperform traditional silicon and …

Nanotech

Can Planet Proxima B Sustain Life? Scientists Say Earth-Like World Could Be Mankind's Future Home

While studying a red dwarf star—the Proxima Centauri—located 25 trillion miles away, an international team of scientists discovered an Earth-sized …

Mind Over Marijuana: What Pot Really Does to Your Brain

Sorry, folks, pot is still an illegal substance in America. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently doubled down on keeping it that …

New Smartphone Batteries Lasting Twice as Long Will Hit The Market Next Year

YES!<p>A US startup is about to release a new kind of battery that offers twice the energy capacity of the lithium ion batteries we use in our devices …

Clean Energy

Quantum Computing: ‘Artificial Atom’ In Graphene Opens Up Possibilities

Ever since Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov first discovered/created graphene in 2001, the one-atom-thick sheet of graphite has caused excitement …

Scientists now know the brain chemistry behind Pavlov’s famous dog experiment

From choosing coffee or tea to caffeinate yourself in the morning to how you plan to unwind after the day’s end, we make decisions of varying degrees of importance every day.<p>Yet for such a routine activity, scientists know little about what’s going on at a chemical level as we make these …

Neuroscience