Kelly Owen

Kelly majored in English Literature and is responsible for assisting in proofreading, editing and research, as well as for web design and the maintenance of this website. Beyond her outstanding writing skills, she has like the rest of us a passion for science and science reporting. She is an avid reader of many scientific journals and magazines, especially Scientific American. In her spare time she also enjoys reading fiction and hopes to complete her own novel in 2020. --- 520-557-5143 Kelly.Owen@homeofscience.net

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Method for thawing surfaces in seconds is developed by scientists

A much more efficient method, at least according to the press release, to remove ice from the surface, was developed by a group of researchers at the University of Illinois from Urbana-Champaign and Kyushu University. This...

New material created that can withstand very high pressures

There is a "result that seemed impossible" in the press release about a new goal that was achieved by a group of scientists from the MISIS National University of Science and Technology together with other...

Carbon dioxide emitted by factories used to make soap

Turn carbon dioxide emissions produced by industry into potassium chloride to be used for soap and detergents: this is the idea that originated at Clean02, a Canadian start-up based in Calgary that attracted the attention...

Eggs used to produce hydrogen and graphene

In a study of researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Sciences and Technology (UNIST), a team of researchers presents the possibility of using eggshells as a catalyst to produce hydrogen and graphene. The researchers, led...

Reliable metal lithium batteries closer to reality thanks to new coating

The lithium-metal battery is a little closer to reality, at least as far as possible commercial production, after a study conducted by a team of scientists from Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. In...

Waste from carbon monoxide used to make useful organic compounds

The technologies behind the reuse of carbon oxides produced by industrial processes, in particular those using fossil fuels, are becoming increasingly efficient as the number of studies carried out by scientists in this field increases. In...

Material that disappears on command created by American scientists

New research interested in a new self-destructive polymer was presented at the conferences of the American Chemical Society (ACS) autumn 2019. It is a material that is gaining in importance, especially in the military sphere: with...

New technology controls premature babies in contactless incubators

Continuous monitoring of premature babies remains essential given that nearly 15 million children are born prematurely each year and are hospitalized for several weeks in incubators that act as thermoregulated environments in neonatal intensive care....

Uncompressed 4K video broadcasted in real time with new wireless technology

The wireless transmission of an uncompressed 4K video, e.g. from a drone in flight, can be achieved thanks to a new technology using millimetre waves (mmW), according to a statement published on the European Union's...

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