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News from the world of science and technology

Every day, every moment, are carried out discoveries in the world of science, technology, health, climate change and much more. We will share with you what is happening in our world. We will be passing on a summary of the most important discoveries.

The path towards wealth depends crucially on two words: work and savings. Benjamin Franklin.

Science

Science is defined as the body of knowledge obtained based on a specific method. Science is research, which was later described in an orderly way, providing expertise in a field. It is how to achieve new knowledge, considered valid until there is no rebuttal. This indicates that science is not an unquestionable truth.

Features that identify science: systematic, cumulatively, methodical, interim, verifiably, specialized product of an open and scientific research.

technology

From the Greek Tekne, which means technical, trade, and logos, which means science and knowledge.
The concept Technology covers a wide range of techniques, processes and knowledge, we are used to construct and design objects which are met with a host of needs of human beings.
Consequence of technology is the science and engineering, where many of the advances beyond the concepts outlined.

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology, shortened to "nanotech", is the study of manipulating matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally nanotechnology deals with structures sized between 1 to 100 nanometer in at least one dimension, and involves developing materials or devices within that size. Quantum mechanical effects are very important at this scale.

Nanotechnology is very diverse, ranging from extensions of conventional device physics to completely new approaches based upon molecular self-assembly, from developing new materials with dimensions on the nanoscale to investigating whether we can directly control matter on the atomic scale. Read more

Recent Publications

Link between magnetic field strength and temperature
Researchers recently discovered that the strength of the magnetic field required to elicit a particular quantum mechanical process corresponds to the temperature of the material. Based on this finding, scientists can determine a sample's temperature to a resolution of one cubic micron by measuring the field strength at which this effect occurs. Temperature sensing is integral in most industrial, electronic and chemical processes, so greater spatial resolution could benefit commercial and scientific pursuits.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:30:27 EDT

Chemical engineers uncover ways to pattern solid surfaces to enhance how water interacts with them
The dynamics of water near solid surfaces play a critical role in numerous technologies, including water filtration and purification, chromatography and catalysis. One well-known way to influence those dynamics, which in turn affects how water "wets" a surface, is to modify the surface hydrophobicity, or the extent to which the surface repels water. Such modifications can be achieved by altering the average coverage, or surface density, of hydrophobic chemical groups on the interface.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:22:23 EDT