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MARS can be likened to a dialysis machine for the liver.
by University of Maryland Medical Center
8.23.2017
9:01am
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Aerosol particles, which are found in haze, dust and vehicle exhaust, measure in the microns.
by Lehigh University
8.23.2017
8:57am
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Nano-enabled consumer products surround people everyday, from personal care, cosmetics, clothing and electronics, to food and beverage.
by University of Hawaii at Manoa
8.23.2017
8:52am
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The technique can be used to prioritize chemicals for in-depth testing to determine their toxicity.
by North Carolina State University
8.23.2017
8:47am
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For years, scientists have been creating and tweaking extremely tiny materials atom by atom in special clean rooms scrubbed of debris.
by Argonne National Laboratory
8.22.2017
12:31pm
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The data acquired can be used by chemists to develop more accurate computational methods regarding transition metal chemical bonding.
by American Institute of Physics
8.22.2017
12:24pm
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The biofuel cells generate 10 times more power per surface area than any existing wearable biofuel cells.
by UC San Diego
8.22.2017
12:16pm
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The structure concentrates the infrared light used to trap the quantum dots into the small 50 nanometer gap between the cylinders.
by The Optical Society
8.22.2017
12:10pm
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The unique optical properties of the ink were achieved by means of europium-doped zirconia.
by ITMO University
8.22.2017
12:05pm
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A new, electronic skin microsystem tracks heart rate, respiration, muscle movement and other health data, and wirelessly transmits it to a smartphone. The electronic skin offers several improvements over existing trackers, including greater flexibility,...
by Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
8.21.2017
11:35am
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In a paper published in Nature Physics, researchers discovered the mechanism that causes cracks to behave strangely when they spread very rapidly in brittle materials. The results of this study will help researchers better understand how fragile...
by Northeastern University College of Science
8.21.2017
11:31am
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Scientists report they are on the cusp of using silk, one of the world's most coveted fabrics, to develop a more sensitive and flexible generation of wearable body sensors that monitor a slew of body functions in real time.
by American Chemical Society
8.21.2017
11:22am
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Researchers at Tokai University describe in Advanced Materials how wrapping biological tissue in a nanosheet of a particular organic material results in high-quality microscopy images. Application of the wrap prevents the sample from drying out, and...
by Tokai University
8.21.2017
11:14am
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Researchers report preliminary results suggesting that under simulated landfill conditions, quantum dots can leach out of devices. But because this happens in such tiny amounts, the team says that in the grand scheme of things, it might make sense to use...
by American Chemical Society
8.21.2017
11:02am
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By combining an FDA-approved cancer immunotherapy with an emerging tumor-roasting nanotechnology, researchers improved the efficacy of both therapies in a proof-of-concept study using mice.
by Ken Kingery, Duke University
8.18.2017
10:33am
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A new customizable artificial bone could lead to a new wave of bone replacements in the future.
8.18.2017
10:20am
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In what could be a small step for science potentially leading to a breakthrough, engineers have taken steps toward using nanocrystal networks for artificial intelligence applications.
by Beth Miller, Washington University in St. Louis
8.18.2017
10:11am
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Researchers have developed a new terahertz imaging approach that, for the first time, can acquire micron-scale resolution images while retaining computational approaches designed to speed up image acquisition.
by The Optical Society
8.18.2017
9:55am
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New black phosphorous inks are compatible with conventional inkjet printing techniques for optoelectronics and photonics.
by Aalto University
8.18.2017
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8.18.2017
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Rice University materials scientists have created a light foam from two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride (h-BN) that absorbs carbon dioxide.
by Rice University
8.17.2017
1:57pm
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Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered a new use for carbonated water that will have major impact on the manufacture of the world’s thinnest, flattest and one of its most useful materials—graphene.
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
8.17.2017
1:47pm
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With cyberattacks on 3-D printers likely to threaten health and safety, researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed novel methods to combat them, according to a groundbreaking study.
by Rutgers University-New Brunswick
8.17.2017
1:42pm
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A team of Vanderbilt University engineers have combined the science of biomechanics and advances in wearable tech to create a smart, mechanized undergarment. Their device got its U.S. debut Aug. 8-11 at an American Society of Biomechanics conference in...
by Vanderbilt University
8.17.2017
1:35pm
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Chemists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new method to more safely and, by extension, easily produce these shear films, which change their color with the help of a tiny electric current. This could make them available to many...
by Georgia Institute of Technology
8.17.2017
1:27pm
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Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have demonstrated for the first time using micromotors to treat a bacterial infection in the stomach. These tiny vehicles, each about half the width of a human hair, swim rapidly throughout the...
by University of California-San Diego
8.16.2017
1:48pm
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As electronic devices continue to shrink to meet the demand for pocket-sized and wearable technology, scientists are working to develop the minute components that make them work. A team at the University of Nottingham have developed a new approach for...
by University of Nottingham
8.16.2017
1:42pm
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A new study published this week in Applied Physics Letters brings us one step closer to a future of colorful, efficient solar panels. Researchers have developed a method for imprinting existing solar panels with silicon nanopatterns that scatter green...
by American Institute of Physics
8.16.2017
1:36pm
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Queen Mary University of London researchers have developed a prototyped polymer electrode, which resembles a candy cane usually hung on a Christmas tree, that achieves energy storage close to the theoretical limit, but also demonstrates flexibility and...
by Queen Mary, University of London
8.16.2017
1:33pm
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Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new type of rubber that is as tough as natural rubber but can also self-heal. Potential applications include more durable tires, wearable...
by Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
8.16.2017
1:27pm
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Researchers are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells, which are used to make solar panels, more stable and even cheaper.
by University of Manchester
8.15.2017
10:50am
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Scientists have created a device based on a bilayer of graphene and boron nitride which shows unprecedented spin transport efficiency at room temperature.
by Sian Fogden, Graphene Flagship
8.15.2017
10:38am
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Acenes are molecules formed by the linear fusion of special carbon-based hexagons, widely known as 'benzene rings.'
by Technische Universität Dresden
8.15.2017
10:20am
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A team of researchers is mending broken hearts with an expanding tissue bandage a little smaller than a postage stamp.
by University of Toronto
8.15.2017
10:13am
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Spiders' silk is already tough stuff -- just ask your friendly neighborhood Spiderman.
by IOP Publishing
8.15.2017
10:06am
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Butler Automatic announces that it has developed an enhanced register sensor for new and existing SP1 Automatic Film Splicers.
by Butler
8.15.2017
9:58am
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The Rice laboratory of materials scientist Jun Lou has made a semiconducting transition-metal dichalcogenide (TMD) that starts as a monolayer of molybdenum diselenide. They then strip the top layer of the lattice and replace precisely half the selenium...
by Rice University
8.14.2017
1:41pm
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Improving the efficiency of solar cells requires materials free from impurities and structural defects. Scientists across many disciplines at KAUST have shown that 2-D organic-inorganic hybrid materials feature far fewer defects than thicker 3-D versions.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
8.14.2017
1:37pm
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A new study published in Nature Nanotechnology is the first to reproducibly demonstrate current blockade—the ability to switch a device from the insulating to the conducting state where charge is added and removed one electron at a time—using atomically...
by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
8.14.2017
1:30pm
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Electrical engineers at Stanford have identified two semiconductors—hafnium diselenide and zirconium diselenide—that share or even exceed some of silicon's desirable traits, starting with the fact that all three materials can "rust."
by Stanford University
8.14.2017
1:23pm
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