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Scientists Test New Energy Efficient Cooling Method Using Thermodynamic Trickery

In an experiment, physicists cooled down a piece of copper from 100 degrees Celsius to 2 degrees Celsius below room temperature. They were able to achieve this without using an external power supply.

Energy April 20, 2019

Scientists Create Fabric That Cools When It's Hot And Warms When It's Cold

Scientists created a new kind of fabric that cools and warms depending on the conditions. There has never before been a material that changes its insulating properties depending on the environment until now.

Material Science February 8, 2019

New Material Can Cool Structures Without Consuming Water And Energy

Researchers have come up with a new material that can cool structures without using water and energy, offering an eco-friendly alternative to current cooling systems in place.

Material Science February 11, 2017

Why Zebras Have Black And White Stripes: New Study Says Not For Camouflage

A zebra's black and white stripes are apparently not for camouflage, experts in California said. If that is so, what are zebra stripes for, then?

Animals January 25, 2016

FDA Clears Cold Cap For Preventing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Breast cancer patients required to undergo chemotherapy may not have to suffer from alopecia anymore. FDA recently approved a cold cap device that prevents damage of hair follicles and ultimately, hair loss.

Life December 9, 2015

3D 'White Graphene' Could Be Next Big Thing In Cooling Gadgets And Computers

Electronics heat up but a better cooling solution may be underway as researchers discover that white graphene in 3D form can optimize how gadgets and devices are cooled.

July 16, 2015

Molecular tumbling motion can be stopped by single laser: One step closer to quantum computer?

Quantum computers are one step closer to reality after researchers at Northwestern University found a way to freeze atoms using a single laser.

September 6, 2014

Was the climate cooling or warming before humans? Study presents a ‘conundrum’

Recent studies unable to solve puzzle of global climate trends before human impacts. Some say it was warming, some say cooling.

Earth/Environment August 12, 2014

Why koalas are tree huggers mystery finally solved

Koalas hug trees for a very good reason - and it is not to get closer to food.

Animals June 5, 2014

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