High performance waveguide devices for next generation photonic

Background With the advance of semiconductor industry, the traditional electronic integrated circuit is approaching its limit in bandwidth and energy consumption. Compared to electronic integrated circuits, photonic integrated circuits exhibit lower transmission loss, wider bandwidth and smaller time delay. On the other hand, the rapid development of quantum technology in recent decades indicates that quantum … Read more

Q2 2022 Operational update – continued strong biological performance with batch #1 average fish weight now at 1.5 kg

Salmon Evolution ASA (“Salmon Evolution” or the “Company”, OSE: SALME) is pleased to announce that the strong biological performance reported in the Q1 2022 presentation has continued for the remainder of the second quarter. As per 30 June 2022 the batch # 1 average fish weight is estimated to be around 1.5 kg with observed … Read more

Electrolyte additive offers lithium battery performance breakthrough – BIOENGINEER.ORG

UPTON, NY — A team of researchers led by chemists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has learned that an electrolyte additive allows stable high-voltage cycling of nickel-rich layered cathodes. Their work could lead to improvements in the energy density of lithium batteries that power electric vehicles. UPTON, NY — A … Read more

Antibiotics wreak havoc on athletic performance – BIOENGINEER.ORG

New research demonstrates that by killing essential gut bacteria, antibiotics ravage athletes’ motivation and endurance. The UC Riverside-led mouse study suggests the microbiome is a big factor separating athletes from couch potatoes. New research demonstrates that by killing essential gut bacteria, antibiotics ravage athletes’ motivation and endurance. The UC Riverside-led mouse study suggests the microbiome … Read more

Improving Battery Performance at Low Temperatures

Newly published research proposes optimal design elements of aqueous electrolytes for use in low-temperature aqueous batteries. Energy storage via rechargeable battery technology powers our digital lifestyles and supports renewable energy integration into the power grid. However, battery function under cold conditions remains a challenge, motivating research on improving the low-temperature performance of batteries. Aqueous batteries … Read more

How the Brain Says “Oops!” – Neuroscientists Unlock Mechanisms Behind Performance Monitoring

Neuroscientists from Cedars-Sinai have unlocked the mechanisms behind performance monitoring, which gives people the ability to learn from their successes and failures. Researchers have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain’s frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility to learn new tasks — and the focus to develop highly specific skills. … Read more

Monster black holes fuel Arcade Fire’s cosmic album and performance (Q&A)

The 21st century’s cosmic rock scene has a new champion with indie rock band Arcade Fire. The artwork for the band’s new record, “We,” includes an image of the monster black hole M87 * and a song title and lyrics that include our galaxy’s supermassive black hole, Sagittarius A *. Band members Win Butler and … Read more

14 Questions to Supercharge Your People’s Performance by Using the New Science of Coaching

Sir Alex Ferguson is one of soccer’s most highly regarded and successful managers. As Manchester United’s manager, his side dominated domestic and European soccer and won multiple trophies. In an interview with Sequoia Capital chairman Sir Michael Moritz on the Stanford Graduate School of Business YouTube channel, Ferguson explained how, before every game, he conducted … Read more

NIST finds wireless performance consistent across 5G millimeter-wave bands – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Settling a key dispute in the wireless communications field, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) found that transmission performance is consistent across different bands of the millimeter-wave (mmWave) spectrum targeted for high-speed, data-rich 5G systems. Settling a key dispute in the wireless communications field, researchers at the National Institute of Standards … Read more