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Scientists have found a fast and simple way to make super-elastic, multi-material, high-performance fibers, which have already been used as sensors on robotic fingers and in clothing. This breakthrough method opens the door to new kinds of smart textiles...
by Laure-Anne Pessina, EPFL
5.25.2018
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New device uses DC voltage cold plasma technology for a safer, more cost-effective approach to sterilize medical tools.
by Purdue University
5.25.2018
11:31am
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The toaster oven-sized lab, called the Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer or MOMA, is a key instrument on the ExoMars Rover. It will be launched toward the Red Planet in July 2020.
by Bill Steigerwald, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
5.25.2018
11:23am
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A process similar to guitar tuning improves storage time of quantum memory.
by Leah Burrows, Harvard University
5.23.2018
4:19pm
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The quest to achieve atomic accuracy.
by NIST
5.23.2018
4:02pm
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Newly developed nanovalves allow the flow of individual nanoparticles in liquids to be controlled in tiny channels. This is of interest for lab-on-a-chip applications such as in materials science and biomedicine.
by Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zurich
5.23.2018
3:49pm
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Magnesium magnificent for plasmonic applications.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
5.23.2018
3:28pm
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Newly discovered copper and graphite combo could lead to more efficient lithium-ion batteries.
by Ames Laboratory
5.23.2018
3:01pm
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PhD student finds a way to control the spin transport in networks of the smallest conductor known to man.
by University of the Witwatersrand
5.23.2018
11:24am
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Researchers are investigating how to mimic biology to fabricate nanomaterials, because biomolecules are able to bind with specific targets, self-assemble, and build complex structures.
by Hokkaido University
5.23.2018
11:10am
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A team of researchers exploits tiny defects in diamonds to pave the way for enhanced biological imaging and drug studies.
by Glenn Roberts Jr., Berkeley Lab
5.23.2018
10:59am
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Scientists demonstrated that scanning photocurrent microscopy could provide the optoelectronic information needed to improve the performance of devices for power generation, communications, data storage, and lighting.
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
5.23.2018
10:36am
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Nanostructures are the holy grail of new materials.
by Lehigh University
5.23.2018
10:07am
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Researchers enhance boron nitride nanotubes for next-gen composites.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
5.22.2018
12:37pm
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Tunable third harmonic generation in graphene paves the way to high-speed optical communications and signal processing.
by Sian Fogden, Graphene Flagship
5.22.2018
12:14pm
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A single-injection vaccine could offer a new way to help eradicate the disease worldwide.
by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office
5.22.2018
12:05pm
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Potentially paving the way toward advanced computers, lasers, or optical devices, researchers have revealed new effects in tiny electronic devices called quantum dots. In their work, the researchers developed and applied analysis methods that will help...
by Sam Million-Weaver, University of Wisconsin-Madison
5.22.2018
11:41am
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Throughout its seven-year mission, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will swoop through the Sun’s atmosphere 24 times, getting closer to our star than any spacecraft has gone before.
by Sarah Frazier, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
5.22.2018
11:32am
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While technology has certainly changed, the R&D 100 Award’s dedication to recognizing great R&D pioneers and their revolutionary ideas has remained the same.
by R&D Magazine Editors
5.22.2018
9:43am
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Nanorobotics team demonstrates their new capability to manufacture optical nanotechnologies.
by American Institute of Physics
5.21.2018
1:40pm
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Graphene surface allows researchers to control cell behavior with light — a technique that could speed the search for more precise, less toxic therapeutic drugs.
by Heather Buschman, PhD, UC San Diego
5.21.2018
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A research team discovered the exceptional capabilities of a moth’s cocoon fibers to reflect sunlight and to transmit optical signals and images. This could help develop methods to spin artificial fibers mimicking the natural fibers’ nanostructures and...
by Columbia University
5.21.2018
12:49pm
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Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells, destroying up to 80 percent of them.
by Swansea University
5.21.2018
11:09am
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New approach improves practicality of high-sensitivity sensors for cancer, other diseases.
by The Optical Society
5.18.2018
12:35pm
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Engineers and technicians are installing flight thermal blankets on the structure that supports the James Webb Space Telescope's secondary mirror in a cleanroom at Northrop Grumman.
by NASA
5.18.2018
12:22pm
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Researchers are using nanotechnology to enable biopsy-free skin disease diagnosis and progression monitoring in response to therapy.
by SLAS
5.18.2018
11:24am
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Researchers have made the first observations of waves of atomic rearrangements, known as phasons, propagating supersonically through a vibrating crystal lattice — a discovery that may dramatically improve heat transport in insulators and enable new...
by Dawn Levy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
5.18.2018
11:05am
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New technology has biomedical, soft robot, and other applications.
by Todd B. Bates, Rutgers University
5.18.2018
10:47am
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5.17.2018
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An international team of researchers has developed a technique to manipulate the electrical conductivity of graphene with compression, bringing the material one step closer to being a viable semiconductor for use in today’s electronic devices.
by Jessica Guenzel, Columbia University
5.17.2018
12:14pm
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Among the chief complaints for smartphone, laptop and other battery-operated electronics users is that the battery life is too short.
by University of Missouri
5.17.2018
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A researcher’s project aims to produce devices that operate mechanically on direct exposure to light.
by Sonia Fernandez, UC Santa Barbara
5.17.2018
11:45am
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New research gives insight into a recent experiment that was able to manipulate an unprecedented number of atoms through a quantum simulator.
by University of Leeds
5.17.2018
11:25am
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Scientists have developed the smallest and cheapest ever equipment for detecting people by smell. It could be used in the search for people buried by an earthquake or avalanche.
by Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zurich
5.17.2018
11:17am
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MR Solutions is broadening its range of preclinical scanners with the launch of four CT models. This range of CT scanners is designed to operate alone or with the clip on PET and SPECT imaging systems.
5.16.2018
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An ultrafast sensor which binds to glutamate will allow scientists to visualize messaging at the synapses — which occurs on a millisecond timescale.
by St George's, University of London
5.16.2018
11:57am
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An implantable medical device that attracts and kills circulating cancer cells can be used for early diagnosis and treatment of metastasized cancer.
by University of Texas at Arlington
5.16.2018
11:48am
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This new device can be used to explore heat transport on the micro- and nano-scales, and in optical microscopy and synchrotron radiation experiments.
by Tokyo Institute of Technology
5.16.2018
11:28am
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Researchers discover that cresols disperse carbon nanotubes at unprecedentedly high concentrations.
by Amanda Morris, Northwestern University
5.16.2018
10:59am
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Recently passed U.S. laws, including the FDA Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) and the 21st Century Cures Act, have renewed the discussion on clarifying the Least Burdensome Provision concepts.
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