Ancient Egyptian pigment may find use on power-saving roofs

Thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians created a blue pigment which they used in their depictions of gods and royalty. Derived from calcium copper silicate, the substance is now known as Egyptian blue – and it could be used to both save power and generate electricity... Continue Reading Ancient Egyptian pigment may find use on power-saving roofs Category: Science Tags: Color Energy-efficient Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Ancient Egyptian pigment may find use on power-saving roofs

Thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians created a blue pigment which they used in their depictions of gods and royalty. Derived from calcium copper silicate, the substance is now ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Gizmag

Color-changing contact lens could enhance monitoring of eye disease treatments

For all the good they do, eye drops and ointments have one major drawback: It's hard to tell how much of the medication is actually getting to the eye. Now in a study appearing in ACS Applied ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Blue roses could be coming soon to a garden near you

For centuries, gardeners have attempted to breed blue roses with no success. But now, thanks to modern biotechnology, the elusive blue rose may finally be attainable. Researchers have found ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Ancient history: deciphering the Roman red dust

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Team breaks exaop barrier with deep learning application

A team of computational scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and engineers from NVIDIA has, for the first time, demonstrated ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Ancient ‘living fossil’ fish has scales that act as adaptable armour

The coelacanth fish has scales that can change their internal structure if they are pierced by a predator to stop cracks spreading

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Newscientist

Scientists say they've created world's first engineered blue rose - CNET

Take time to stop and smell the blue roses.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from CNET

The blue rose is (almost) here: Researchers reveal bloom injected with bacteria

Researchers found a way to express pigment-producing enzymes from bacteria in the petals of a white rose, tinting the flowers blue.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

Scientists Engineer World's First Blue Rose

NewsResearchers have found a way to express pigment-producing enzymes from bacteria in the petals of a white rose, tinting the flowers blue. Contributed Author: American Chemical SocietyTopics: Bioscience ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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