◗ Top news stories trending online
1. Quantum teleportation on a chip
The core circuits of quantum teleportation, which generate and detect quantum
entanglement, have been successfully integrated into a photonic chip by an
international team of scientists.
2. Quick-charging hybrid supercapacitors
The rise of personal electronics has brought battery technology to the forefront
of electronics research. Even as devices have improved, the slow pace of battery
development has held back technological progress. Now, researchers have successfully
combined two nanomaterials to create a new energy storage medium.
3. Scientists discover elusive secret to how continents form
An international research team has revealed information about how continents were
generated on Earth more than 2.5 billion years ago, and how those processes have continued
within the last 70 million years to profoundly affect the planet’s life and climate.
◗ Top articles trending online
1. Optimize Wireless Power by Comparing Consumer, Industrial Batteries
We live in an increasingly wireless world where self-powered devices are
becoming integral to everyday life. A plethora of next-generation wireless
technologies are seeing dramatic growth, involving both consumer and
2. THERMal Analysis Aids in Energy Efficiency
Lindsay Hock, editor, reports on how the proper design and detailing of
building envelopes can have a significant impact on the energy demands of lab
3. More Hope for a HIV-1 Vaccine
Lindsay Hock, editor, reports on Seattle Biomed’s research towards a HIV-1 vaccine.
◗ Top products trending online
1. Glove Box
The Nitrogen Purge Series of glove boxes from Flow Sciences Inc. allows users
to purge relative humidity or oxygen levels down to ~2%.
2. Chilling Incubators
Torrey Pines Scientific has introduced the Echo Therm vibration-free benchtop
chilling incubators suited for protein crystallography and other life science
3. Large-format 3-D Printing System
The VX4000 from voxeljet AG is a large-format 3-D printing system for research,
design, short-run manufacturing and automotive applications requiring
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The Nitrogen Purge Series of glove boxes
from Flow Sciences Inc.
The core circuits of quantum teleportation
are integrated successfully on this
photonic chip. Image: Univ. of Bristol
The new hybrid supercapacitor developed
at UCLA stores large amounts of energy.
Image: UCLA California NanoSystems