For UW physicists, the 2-D form of tungsten ditelluride is full of surprises

When 2 monolayers of WTe2 are stacked into a bilayer, a spontaneous electrical polarization appears, one layer ending up being favorably charged and the other adversely charged. This polarization... Read more »

Hurricanes Maria and Irma seem to be driving natural selection in Caribbean lizards, selecting for bigger toed lizards that are less likely to be flung by the storm.

HurricanesMaria and Irma seem to be driving natural selection in Caribbean lizards, selecting for bigger toed lizards that are less likely to be flung by the storm. Read more »

Nanoparticle therapy could deliver double blow to cancer

A brand-new cancer therapy utilizing nanoparticles to deliver a mix therapy direct to cancer cells could be on the horizon, thanks to research study from the University of EastAnglia... Read more »

How Climate Change Influences Wind Power

Changes of mean yearly wind power production (Eout, in percent) in Europe from 2071 to 2100 compared with 1971 to2000 (Taken from Moemken et al. (2018), modified by J.... Read more »

The Microlaunch Space Race Has Begun

Dialing back the technology load even further, one U.K.-based business, B2Space, wishes to get to space utilizing high-altitude weather condition balloons. The economical balloons can reach 40 kilometers above... Read more »

Newton’s Cradle

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Tesla board says there are buyout talks with Elon Musk

Image copyright GettyImages Tesla’sboard has actually validated that it will think about the proposition by president Elon Musk to take it personal. A declaration was released by 6 members... Read more »

Bizarre Rogue ‘Planet’ with Incredible Auroras Puzzles Scientists

An artist’s representation of the freshly explained things. Credit: Chuck Carter; NRAO/AUI/NSF/Caltech . A rogue, planet-size things 20 light-years far from Earth has actually stunned astronomers with its exceptionally... Read more »

A bit of Wasp Anatomy

Check out this beautiful high quality video (no sound) explaining some WASP anatomy! Switch to full screen for the best experience.  Read more »

Sensor Could Help Doctors Select Effective Cancer Therapy

Illustration of a cancercell MIT chemical engineers have actually established a brand-new sensor that lets them see inside cancer cells and identify whether the cells are reacting to a... Read more »