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Around half of all medications for chronic diseases are not taken as prescribed, costing the U.S. health care system more than $100 billion in avoidable hospital stays each year.
by Helen Knight, MIT
7.25.2017
10:47am
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Two-dimensional materials that can multitask. That is the result of a new process that naturally produces patterned monolayers that can act as a base for creating a wide variety of novel materials with dual optical, magnetic, catalytic, or sensing...
by David Salisbury, Vanderbilt University
7.25.2017
10:39am
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Scientists have developed a new way to make stimuli-responsive materials in a predictable manner.
by Nagoya University
7.25.2017
10:12am
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Magnetic quantum objects in superconductors, so-called "fluxons," are particularly suitable for the storage and processing of data bits.
by University of Vienna
7.25.2017
10:02am
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7.25.2017
9:18am
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3-D-printed, disposable sensors capable of detecting noxious gases and changes in temperature and humidity could revolutionize environmental monitoring.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
7.24.2017
1:47pm
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Engineers at the University of Maryland have invented an entirely new kind of battery. It is bio-compatible because it produces the same kind of ion-based electrical energy used by humans and other living things.
by University of Maryland
7.24.2017
1:42pm
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High-index materials—i.e., those with high indices of refraction—are more suitable for the implementation of dielectric nanoantennas. In their paper published in Optica, researchers systematically examine the available high-index materials in terms of...
by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
7.24.2017
1:39pm
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Imagine slipping into a jacket, shirt or skirt that powers your cellphone, fitness tracker and other personal electronic devices as you walk, wave and even when you are sitting. A new, ultrathin energy harvesting system developed at Vanderbilt University...
by Vanderbilt University
7.24.2017
1:19pm
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Building the "parts" for a quantum computer is a monumental research task. One promising approach involves using the quantum "spin" property of nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers in diamonds to store and process data. Recently researchers constructed chains...
by U.S. Department of Energy
7.24.2017
12:55pm
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Researchers have investigated the viability of a technique called “spincasting” for creating thin films of nanoparticles on an underlying substrate – an important step in the creation of materials with a variety of uses, from optics to electronics.
by Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University
7.21.2017
10:25am
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Probiotics, being live microbes, exert numerous beneficial health effects on the host cells. Such probiotics are commercially available as dietary supplements, foods, and pharmaceutical formulations.
by Bentham Science Publishers
7.21.2017
10:14am
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Cheap, plastic toys--no manufacturer necessary. The 2020 toy and game market is projected to be $135 billion, and 3D printing brings those profits home.
by Allison Mills, Michigan Technical University
7.21.2017
10:03am
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An electrode brought to the surface of a liquid that contains microparticles can be used to pull out surprisingly long chains of particles.
by University of Warsaw
7.21.2017
9:53am
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Magnets and magnetic phenomena underpin the vast majority of modern data storage, and the measurement scales for research focused on magnetic behaviors continue to shrink with the rest of digital technology.
by American Institute of Physics
7.21.2017
9:43am
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7.21.2017
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7.20.2017
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Scientists have developed a new type of optical fiber that has an extremely large core diameter and preserves the coherent properties of light.
by MIPT
7.20.2017
12:08pm
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Researchers have made the first direct visual observation and measurement of ultra-fast vortex dynamics in superconductors.
by The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem
7.20.2017
12:07pm
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A doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has pioneered a countermeasure to transform the landscape of 3-D printing today.
by Texas A&M University
7.20.2017
12:05pm
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In an advance that could boost the efficiency of LED lighting by 50 percent and even pave the way for invisibility cloaking devices, a team of University of Michigan researchers has developed a new technique that peppers metallic nanoparticles into...
by University of Michigan
7.20.2017
12:03pm
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Scientists have designed a new type of cathode that could make the mass production of sodium batteries more feasible.
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
7.20.2017
12:01pm
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A research group has developed diagnostic sensors using protein-encapsulated nanocatalysts, which can diagnose certain diseases by analyzing human exhaled breath.
by The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
7.19.2017
1:13pm
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Physicists have developed a new technique that uses electrical voltages to control the electron spin on a chip. The newly-developed method provides protection from spin decay, meaning that the contained information can be maintained and transmitted over...
by University of Basel
7.19.2017
12:58pm
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Prenatal tests are often invasive, which can potentially harm the fetus and the mother. Now, one group reports in ACS Nano that they have developed a device that provides sensitive results, but in a less invasive way: a blood test.
by American Chemical Society
7.19.2017
12:26pm
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Material scientists and physicists have demonstrated electrical generation of hybrid light-matter particles, so-called exciton-polaritons, by using field-effect transistors with semiconducting carbon nanotubes integrated in optical micro-cavities.
by University of St Andrews
7.19.2017
11:32am
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Researchers report in the journal ACS Sensors that they have developed a 3-D printed sensor worn on the ear that measures one of the most basic medical indicators of health in real time: core body temperature.
by American Chemical Society
7.19.2017
10:40am
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Compact, flexible and without the need for compressed air or electricity, negative-stiffness vibration isolation with its totally passive mechanical system, is fast becoming the choice of professionals and researchers for use in cleanroom applications...
by Patrick Roberts, Minus K Technology, Inc.
7.18.2017
10:12am
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Scientists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory had just finished an experiment with a 2D structure they synthesized for catalysis research when, to their surprise, they discovered that atoms of argon gas had gotten trapped inside the structure’s...
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
7.18.2017
10:12am
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A new technique that makes blood clots optically clear is allowing researchers to use powerful optical microscopy techniques to study the 3D structure of dangerous clots for the first time.
by The Optical Society
7.18.2017
10:01am
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Supercapacitors are an aptly named type of device that can store and deliver energy faster than conventional batteries. They are in high demand for applications including electric cars, wireless telecommunications and high-powered lasers.
by James Urton, University of Washington
7.18.2017
9:42am
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Using wearable stress sensors, analytics, and other technologies, a new product is able to pinpoint the exact moment consumers feel these subconscious responses.
by Rob Matheson, MIT
7.18.2017
9:31am
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7.18.2017
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A reinvented, low-cost laser source that stores light energy inside nanoscale disks could underpin the development of optically powered neurocomputers, reveals a simulation study led by KAUST researchers.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
7.17.2017
1:40pm
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A Rice University professor's method to "upconvert" light could make solar cells more efficient and disease-targeting nanoparticles more effective. Experiments combined plasmonic metals and semiconducting quantum wells to boost the frequency of light,...
by Rice University
7.17.2017
1:17pm
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Scientists have succeeded in coupling an extremely small quantum dot with 1,000 times larger trumpet-shaped nanowire. The movement of the nanowire can be detected with a sensitivity of 100 femtometers via the wavelength of the light emitted by the...
by University of Basel
7.17.2017
1:07pm
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A little fluorine turns an insulating ceramic known as white graphene into a wide-bandgap semiconductor with magnetic properties. Rice University scientists said that could make the unique material suitable for electronics in extreme environments.
by Rice University
7.17.2017
12:59pm
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A hypoallergenic electronic sensor can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and is so light and thin that users forget they even have it on, says a Japanese group of scientists.
by University of Tokyo
7.17.2017
12:45pm
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For more than 60 years, researchers have tried to successfully cryopreserve (or freeze) the embryo of zebrafish, a species that is an important medical model for human health. In a new study, researchers provide the first-ever reproducible evidence for...
by University of Minnesota
7.14.2017
10:18am
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The rapidly developing science and technology of graphene and atomically-thin materials has taken another step forward with new research from The University of Manchester.
by University of Manchester
7.14.2017
10:14am
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