The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $500 million loan to develop a state-of-the-art 800 megawatt (MW) power plant in Khulna, Bangladesh, along with associated connections to natural gas and power transmission facilities.
A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has put forward a number of propositions to develop the country’s nuclear capabilities and counter US breaches of the Iran deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), weeks after President Donald Trump pulled his country out of the agreement.
A research team led by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) scientists and engineers has developed a method to make new kinds of artificial ‘superlattices’ — materials comprised of alternating layers of ultra-thin ‘two-dimensional’ sheets, which are only one or a few atoms thick.
Young children will pay to watch a puppet being beaten, but only six-year-olds pay more to watch punishment inflicted on a puppet that personally offended them, according to scientists trying to figure out when our sense of fairness first develops.
Researchers from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering have found yet another remarkable use for the wonder material graphene — tiny electronic ‘tweezers’ that can grab biomolecules floating in water with incredible efficiency.
A team of scientists led by the University of Southampton has taken an important step forward in research efforts that could one day lead to an effective vaccine against the world's deadliest infectious disease.