February 19, 2024 Materials Sciences

Switch on, switch off: modulating magnetic properties of nanolayers

Magnetic anisotropy, which is the directional dependence of the magnetic properties of a…
February 12, 2024 Bio-technology, genome

A newly discovered DNA quadruplex structure with potential bio-technology applications

G-quadruplexes (G4s) are structures found in G-rich, evolutionarily conserved regions at the ends…
December 15, 2023

Deep UV Raman spectra to reveal Martian history

The surface of Mars is covered by several volcanic structures that during millions…
November 30, 2023 Bio-technology, Biology

A new tool to predict RNA/DNA duplexes stability in cells

RNA/DNA hybrid duplexes formation is a crucial step of important biological processes, such…
November 9, 2023 Biology

New insights on the formation of secondary nucleic acid structures adopted by cytosine-rich DNA

i-Motifs (iMs) are tetra-helical secondary structures, generated by the folding of DNA sequences…
October 24, 2023

Wittichenite thin films could become an efficient solution processable solar cell material

Cu3BiS3 (wittichenite), one of the 13 copper bismuth sulfide phases which are stable…
August 10, 2023 Catalysis, Materials Sciences

Describing low-temperature CO oxidation on platinum-ceria-based catalysts

CO oxidation is an important reaction in preventing the emission of toxic fumes…
July 13, 2023 Energy, solar cells

New insights into perovskite solar cells degradation

Solar cells – also called photovoltaic cells – are devices that convert sunlight…