On centralized vs. decentralized neurotechnologies

Neurotechnology is any technology developed to interface with brain function. It is a rapidly advancing area with important implications for the study of the brain and neurological disorders, as well as consumerization of the connectome and... continue reading

Smart Bioactive NO meter

NO (Nitric Oxide) is a radical gas and one of most important signaling molecules in the human body, [Jain 2015] (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6khqpw/nitric_oxide). Everything one does during life e.g., nutrition, physical activities,... continue reading

Are we throwing away fresh water? How much fresh water is going to the landfills?

Several authors have worked and came forward with studies and papers on water use, depletion and virtual water. However little to nothing has been done to study how much water is throwed away and wasted on a daily basis in... continue reading

The Physics of transport processes

The physics of transport processes has been and is currently a very important sector in the description and
understanding of the “infinitely small and big”. Nanophysics is demonstrating in recent years the richness of
phenomena occurring at the... continue reading

Does transpiration in hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata mediate asenic translocation from the roots to fronds via xylem?

Since the first arsenic (As) hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata was discovered by Ma et al.(2001), we have clarified somewhat in As detoxification in this fern. It is believed that P. vittata, as a “model fern” for As study, may take up arsenate... continue reading

Regional seismic landslide volume calculation model and its application

It is indicated that more than 197,000 landslides triggered by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake (Ms 8.0) in China base on our latest result (Xu et al., 2014). There is important scientific... continue reading

Terrorism as a Factor of Production in a Coup D'état

Terror campaigns are perceived as a “.. weapon of the weak..” (Leiden & Schmitt, 1968), a refuge for actors lacking the political capital for a full coup d’état. Concentrated acts of terror could provide subversive political factions with clout,... continue reading

CompScat: Python package for Compton Scattering simulation for educational purposes

Compton scattering is the process in which an incident photon scatters with a stationary electron. Owing to its simplicity, Compton Scattering remains one of the processes introduced to High school students as well as to early undergraduates.... continue reading

Dolphin whistles as frequency modulated carriers for amplitude modulation encoded information

Acoustic encodings for identity in the signature vocalizations of an individual should be perceived as similar to each other while distinct from those of other individuals (Falls, 1982; Shapiro, 2010). In contrast, different non-identity... continue reading

Asteroid Defense Using Cleavage Agents

Traditional asteroid defense uses methods such as high-speed collisions or explosions, which require relatively large amounts of energy. However, it takes a long time to use Solar sail or other electric propulsion to drag asteroids away. It is... continue reading


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