New Technologies February 2024

    About Starlink satellites, a material stronger than Kevlar, Visualize DNA repair





  • 23 Starlink satellites launched

    On January 2, Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket launched 23 Starlink satellites, including the first six satellites with Direct-To-Cell capabilities. Direct-To-Cell technology has the potential to democratize access to communication, representing a giant leap in global connectivity.



    A new material 10 times stronger than Kevlar

    A new material, amorphous silicon carbide (a-SiC) exhibits exceptional strength with a yield strength 10 times higher than Kevlar. Easy-to-produce amorphous silicon carbide is particularly suited to making ultrasensitive microchip sensors and a wide range of potential applications.



    Energy from renewable sources to produce hydrogen from water

    Energy produced by renewable sources is used to produce hydrogen from water via an electrolyser. This gas is then stored in a tank, using metal hydrides, allowing them to conveniently preserve it. The hydrogen can then be used to power a fuel cell and produce electricity.



    Visualize the molecular mechanism of DNA strand repair

    Scientists used two large X-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) instruments to visualize the molecular mechanism of DNA strand repair by the photolyase enzyme from a microorganism. The molecular film of the reaction lasts between 100 picoseconds and 200 microseconds, a level of atomic detail never achieved before.



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