Gamma-ray method monitors nuclear reactors safely and quickly

Physics - May 22
Physics

Scientists at EPFL have devised and tested out a new, gamma-noise method for monitoring nuclear reactors non-invasively and from a distance. The new method, tested out on EPFL's CROCUS nuclear reactor, can improve nuclear safety and treaty compliance.

Physics - May 21

Strings that can vibrate forever (kind of)

Physics

Researchers from TU Delft and Brown University have engineered string-like resonators capable of vibrating longer at ambient temperature than any p

Chocolate that harnesses the full potential of the cocoa fruit

Agronomy & Food Science

Researchers at ETH Zurich have teamed up with the food industry to produce a whole-fruit variety of chocolate. This helps increase the value creation of cocoa farming - and is healthier.

Environment - May 21

Tracking Down Toxic Metals From Tobacco Smoke

Key Takeaways. Scientists have detected and measured 28 trace metals in secondhand and thirdhand tobacco smoke. They found that indoor concentrations of cadmium, arsenic, and chromium can exceed California-based health risk guidelines in homes and public places where people smoke.

Health - May 21

Rising home prices can harm peoples’ health, SFU research finds

Health

Rapid increases in housing costs have taken a toll on people, including their health, according to Simon Fraser University (SFU) health sciences researchers.

Cosmic rays illuminate the past

History & Archeology

Researchers at the University of Bern have for the first time been able to pin down a prehistoric settlement of early farmers in northern Greece dating back more than 7,000 years to the year.

Chemistry - May 21

Membranes for the degradation of water pollutants

Chemistry

A team of researchers from the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) has developed hybrid membranes based on a functional porous nanomaterial and a

Chemistry - May 21

Chemists Use Nucleic Acid Binding Dyes as Photocatalysts for ATRP

Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's  Department of Chemistry  have developed a nucleic-acid-based photocatalyst that can precisely control atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP), a popular method used to gener

Health - May 21

How immune cells recognize the abnormal metabolism of cancer cells

Health

When cells become tumor cells, their metabolism changes fundamentally. Researchers at the University of Basel and the University Hospital Basel have now demonstrated that this change leaves traces that could provide targets for cancer immunotherapies.

Pharmacology - May 21

Western-led analysis shows potential in new Alzheimer’s treatment

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting more than 55 million people worldwide.

Psychology - May 21

Illegitimate interruptions reduce productivity in the workplace

A team of researchers from The University of Queensland has found employees experience more stress at work when interrupted with requests for unnecessary or unreasonable tasks.

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