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Research News aims to provide the latest news from the world of science. This site is not dedicated to one specific area of science, but rather many different disciplines. This site is still under development so please excuse any technical errors that you may encounter.

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Phosphorene : New Method Allows For Quick And Accurate Determination Of Orientation

Phosphorene has a promising future; the next generations of computer hardware may use the material in semiconducting transistors. A team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a technique that allows for quick, and accurate, determination of the orientation ...

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Dwarf Planet Makemake Has Its Own Moon

The NASA Hubble Space Telescope has found a dark moon oribiting the Kuiper belt dwarf planet Makemake. The moon is more than 1300 times fainter than the dwarf planet it is orbiting. There are many icy objects in the Kuiper ...

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Nanogel Enables Growth Of New Neurons

Regeneration of brain tissue appears to be possible after researchers have successfully passed the electroencephalic barrier to apply a nanogel in which neurons are able to grow. The nanogel could be of importance to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, and ...