Major breakthrough in smart printed electronics

Prof Jonathan Coleman and team have fabricated printed transistors consisting entirely of 2-dimensional nanomaterials for the first time.Credit: AMBER, Trinity College Dublin Researchers in AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland-funded materials science research centre hosted in Trinity College Dublin, have fabricated … Continue reading

In negotiations, two jerks are better than one

Negotiations work best when both sides have matching personality traits—even if they’re both disagreeable—according to new research.Image Credit:Flickr/Georgie Pauwels Negotiations work best when both sides have matching personality traits — even if they’re both disagreeable — according to research from … Continue reading

Proteins that can take the heat

Ancient proteins may offer clues on engineering proteins to withstand high temperatures required in industrial applications. Credit: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Ancient proteins may offer clues on how to engineer proteins that can withstand the high temperatures required in industrial applications, … Continue reading

Abuse accelerates puberty in children

Maltreatment can affect a child’s psychological development. New research indicates that the stress of abuse can impact the physical growth and maturation of adolescents as well.Credit: Flickr/Travis While it has long been known that maltreatment can affect a child’s psychological … Continue reading

The electric sands of Titan

This composite image shows an infrared view of Saturn’s moon Titan from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, acquired during the mission’s “T-114” flyby on Nov. 13, 2015.Credit: NASA/JPL Experiments led by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology suggest the particles that … Continue reading