Take 3D print of your baby universe

November 11, 2016 Scipreneur Private Limited 0

Take 3D print of your baby universe By:Imperial College London Researchers have created a 3D printed cosmic microwave background — a map of the oldest light in the universe — and provided the files for download. The cosmic microwave background (CMB) is a glow that the universe has in the [..]

Photodetector with improved capacity of photonic circuits

November 11, 2016 Scipreneur Private Limited 0

Photodetector with improved capacity of photonic circuits By: The Optical Society Photonic circuits, which use light to transmit signals, are markedly faster than electronic circuits. Unfortunately, they’re also bigger. It’s difficult to localize visible light below its diffraction limit, about 200-300 nanometers, and as components in electronic semiconductors have shrunk to [..]

The thinnest photodetector in the world

November 11, 2016 Scipreneur Private Limited 0

The thinnest photodetector in the world By: Institute for Basic Science The Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed the world’s thinnest photodetector, that is a device that converts light into an electric current. With a thickness of just 1.3 nanometers — 10 times [..]

Mice made easy

November 7, 2016 Scipreneur Private Limited 0

Mice made easy By Jon Cohen The genome-editing tool CRISPR upends the vital business of creating mutant mice The CRISPR revolution that has made genome editing simpler, cheaper, and faster has come to the laboratory mouse, a leading animal model used to study everything from human disease to the function [..]