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Durable labels can enhance safety, productivity, and prevent a host of problems caused by using standard paper labels that are not designed for industrial applications.
by Del Williams
6.23.2017
11:11am
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Biomedical engineers have built simple machines out of DNA, consisting of arrays whose units switch reversibly between two different shapes. The arrays' inventors say they could be harnessed to make nanotech sensors or amplifiers.
by Emory Health Sciences
6.23.2017
10:07am
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Fusion power has the potential to provide clean and safe energy that is free from carbon dioxide emissions. However, imitating the solar energy process is a difficult task to achieve. Two young plasma physicists have developed a technology model that...
by Chalmers University of Technology
6.23.2017
10:05am
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NASA and the U.S. Department of Defense are using ground-based telescopes and laser radars (ladars) to track more than 17,000 orbital debris objects to help prevent collisions with operating missions. Such ladars shine high-powered lasers at target...
by MIT
6.23.2017
10:01am
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The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, has received a U.S. patent for a self-assembling, self-repairing, and self-contained microbial photoelectrochemical solar cell driven entirely by sunlight and...
by Naval Research Laboratory
6.23.2017
9:58am
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A new design substitutes an array of light receivers for a lens, making cameras thin, light, cheap, and flexible.
by California Institute of Technology
6.22.2017
10:08am
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An innovative technique using light and tiny bubbles to propel microparticles at forces many times greater than previously achieved has been developed. The new technique could have significant implications in the development of micromotors and optical...
by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
6.22.2017
10:06am
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A team has engineered highly versatile metafluorophores by integrating commonly used small fluorescent probes into self-folding DNA structures where their colors and brightness can be digitally programmed. This nanotechnological approach offers a palette...
by Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
6.22.2017
10:02am
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ROHM Semiconductor, a leading semiconductor manufacturer, and A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a world renowned research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) today announced the joint development of an...
by Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology, and Research
6.22.2017
9:59am
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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Argonne National Laboratory have collaborated to design, build, and test two devices, called superconducting undulators, which could make X-ray free-...
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
6.22.2017
9:57am
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The Micro Chamber can be used for a wide range of applications from emissions screening of construction materials, vehicle production industries, consumer products and E-cigarettes to aroma profiling of foods and consumer products
6.21.2017
10:13am
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Roman Statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero said, “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
by NASA
6.21.2017
10:07am
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Australian scientists have paved the way for carbon neutral fuel with the development of a new efficient catalyst that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air into synthetic natural gas in a ‘clean’ process using solar energy.
by University of Adelaide
6.21.2017
10:03am
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Researchers report in ACS Nano that mimicking the structure of the "powdery alligator-flag" plant has enabled them to make a graphene-based aerogel that meets these needs.
by ACS
6.21.2017
10:00am
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Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China’s Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene.
by Rice University
6.21.2017
9:58am
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Researchers are making progress in developing rechargeable batteries based on potassium, a potential alternative to lithium that’s less expensive and far more plentiful, and also have shown how to derive carbon for battery electrodes from old tires.
by Purdue University
6.21.2017
9:56am
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Researchers in Ireland have taken a major step forward in the battle against medical implant infections.
by IOP Publishing
6.20.2017
10:46am
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Modern batteries power everything from cars to cell phones, but they are far from perfect.
by Jeannie Kever, University of Houston
6.20.2017
10:34am
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While studied in an animal model of spinal fusion, the method for promoting new bone growth could translate readily to humans.
by Megan Fellman, Northwestern University
6.20.2017
10:18am
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A federally funded research effort to revolutionize water treatment has yielded an off-grid technology that uses energy from sunlight alone to turn salt water into fresh drinking water.
by Rice University
6.20.2017
10:05am
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An international team of scientists has for the first time used an X-ray free-electron laser to unravel the structure of an intact virus particle on the atomic level.
by Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
6.20.2017
9:54am
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6.20.2017
9:12am
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New research into the largely unstudied area of heterostructural alloys could lead to greater materials control and in turn better semiconductors, advances in nanotechnology for pharmaceuticals and improved metallic glasses for industrial applications.
by Oregon State University
6.19.2017
1:34pm
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A team of students from Michigan Technological University took first place in the University Nanosat 6 competition, earning the rare privilege of having the Department of Defense launch their custom-made satellite into orbit.
by Michigan Technological University
6.19.2017
1:28pm
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A floating membrane that uses sunlight to evaporate water shows potential for water purification.
by KAUST
6.19.2017
1:27pm
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In a world of growing energy needs, and a global imperative to halt carbon emissions, a tiny "quasiparticle" called an exciton could provide the answer to our problems. Excitons could help us harness solar energy more efficiently, and drastically reduce...
by University of Melbourne
6.19.2017
1:21pm
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Researchers directly measured a thin film made of a single type of conjugated polymer as it interacted with ions and electrons. They show how variations in the polymer layout yielded rigid and non-rigid regions of the film, and that these regions could...
by University of Washington
6.19.2017
1:14pm
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Scientists have discovered a new chemical method that enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications while maintaining its ultra-fast electronics.
by University of Illinois at Chicago
6.16.2017
11:26am
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Engineers have developed a breakthrough in electrolyte chemistry that enables lithium batteries to run at temperatures as low as -60 degrees Celsius with excellent performance -- in comparison, today's lithium-ion batteries stop working at -20 degrees...
by University of California, San Diego
6.16.2017
11:24am
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In what could be a major step forward for a new generation of solar cells called "concentrator photovoltaics," researchers have developed a new semiconductor alloy that can capture the near-infrared light located on the leading edge of the visible light...
by University of Michigan
6.16.2017
11:21am
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Javier Vela, scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, believes improvements in computer processors, TV displays and solar cells will come from scientific advancements in the synthesis of low-dimensional nanomaterials.
by Ames Laboratory
6.16.2017
11:17am
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A transistor that simulates some of the functions of neurons has been invented based on experiments and models developed by a team of researchers.
by FAPESP
6.16.2017
11:14am
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It has been particularly difficult to measure changes in electrical functions of cells grown within Organ Chips that are normally electrically active. Researchers have brought solutions to this problem by fitting Organ Chips with embedded electrodes that...
by Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
6.15.2017
10:46am
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Researchers have discovered a new way to create extremely thin electrically conducting sheets, which could revolutionize the tiny electronic devices that control everything from smart phones to banking and medical technology.
by Queen’s University Belfast
6.15.2017
10:42am
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NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is simulating space radiation on Earth following upgrades to the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory (NSRL) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory.
by NASA/Johnson Space Center
6.15.2017
10:36am
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Researchers are using quantum dots - tiny semiconductor particles commonly used in nanotechnology - to decipher the features needed to design specific and effective therapies for multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases.
by University of Maryland
6.15.2017
10:33am
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Electrical engineers have invented an inexpensive printed sensor that can monitor the tread of car tires in real time, warning drivers when the rubber meeting the road has grown dangerously thin.
by Duke University
6.15.2017
10:27am
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ETH researchers have developed microparticles with a rough, raspberry-like surface that stabilize emulsions following a new principle. The researchers have demonstrated that they can stabilize two types of emulsion using just one type of these raspberry-...
by ETH Zurich
6.14.2017
1:49pm
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Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new nanoscale memory cell that holds tremendous promise for successful integration with superconducting processors. The new technology provides stable memory at a smaller size...
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
6.14.2017
1:40pm
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Flexible electronic parts could significantly improve medical implants. However, electroconductive gold atoms usually hardly bind to silicones. Researchers from the University of Basel have now been able to modify short-chain silicones in a way, that...
by University of Basel
6.14.2017
1:32pm
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