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Carbon-based nanocomposite with embedded metal ions yields impressive performance as catalyst for electrolysis of water to generate hydrogen.
by Tim Stephens, UC Santa Cruz
1.18.2018
11:15am
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A smart insulin patch, once translated for humans, could eliminate the need for constant blood testing and help diabetics maintain a more consistent level of blood glucose.
by Natalie Hampton, North Carolina State University
1.18.2018
11:05am
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A major step has been taken towards linking electrical and magnetic material properties, which is crucial for possible applications in electronics.
by Technische Universität Wien
1.18.2018
10:32am
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Crumpling reduces rigidity in an otherwise stiff material, making it less prone to catastrophic failure.
by U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science
1.18.2018
10:26am
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Electronic devices are getting smaller and smaller. Early computers filled entire rooms. Today you can hold one in the palm of your hand. Now the field of molecular electronics is taking miniaturization to the next level. Researchers are creating...
by Sophie Protheroe, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
1.18.2018
10:15am
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Scientists have developed nanowrinkled coatings that could avoid the build-up of damaging biological material, possibly saving billions of dollars in shipping and aquaculture.
by University of Sydney
1.17.2018
12:21pm
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Ultra-thin optical fibers offer a new way to 3D print microstructures.
by The Optical Society
1.17.2018
11:30am
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“Trion” may sound like the name of one of the theoretical particles blamed for mucking up operations aboard the Starship Enterprise. But believe it or not, trions are real — and they may soon play a key role in electronic devices.
by Kara Manke, Duke University
1.17.2018
10:57am
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Discovery boosts stability of organic thin-film transistors.
by John Toon, Georgia Tech
1.17.2018
12:00am
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An international science team has developed an innovative therapeutic complex based on multi-layer polymer nano-structures of superoxide dismutase. The new substance can be used to effectively rehabilitate patients after acute spinal injuries, strokes,...
by National University of Science and Technology MISiS
1.17.2018
12:00am
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Qosina has added 12 new stopcocks to its existing selection of bulk, non-sterile components. These devices are REACH and RoHS compliant, and feature low profiles, low pressure ratings and unique configurations that include build-in styles.
1.16.2018
11:28am
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A powerful solution to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance could soon become available, thanks to researchers who have come up with a physical and green alternative to biochemically active antibacterial agents.
by A*STAR
1.16.2018
11:20am
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In a feat of nanoengineering, scientists have developed a new technique to map electrical circuits in the brain far more comprehensively than ever before.
by The Francis Crick Institute
1.16.2018
11:10am
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Short nanotube samples, made by hand, dramatically cut production time.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
1.16.2018
10:45am
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The efficiency of solar panels is hampered by a Goldilocks problem: photons need to have just the right amount of energy to be converted into free electrons, which contribute to the voltage.
by University of Groningen
1.16.2018
10:08am
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From flagship to spaceship: two experiments pushing the frontier of graphene’s potential.
by CORDIS
1.16.2018
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This work suggests a way to realize novel quantum behavior that was previously predicted but has so far remained inaccessible in experiments.
by Nina Beier, Joint Quantum Institute
1.15.2018
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The new approach uses lateral flow technology, similar to that of a pregnancy test, coupled with smartphones to provide a promising alternative to lab-based testing.
by University College London
1.15.2018
10:33am
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Wavy transistors that vertically gain width without increasing their on-chip footprint could drive future flexible displays.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
1.15.2018
10:04am
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Fast-moving electrons create current in organic solar cells.
by Kayla Zacharias, Purdue University
1.15.2018
9:45am
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The deadline to apply to speak at the 2018 Laboratory Design Conference, organized by sister publications of Controlled Environments, is TODAY ... submit your entry before it's too late!
1.15.2018
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New 2-dimensional nanomaterials have the potential to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and provide enhanced performance in a broad range of applications including; better design of nanomaterials for batteries or understanding the degradation of battery...
by University of Manchester
1.15.2018
9:24am
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Researchers have developed the world's first complementary electrochemical logic circuits that can function stably for long periods in water.
by Monica Westman Svenselius, Linköping University
1.12.2018
11:38am
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Nanocrystals produce extremely bright and fast light emission.
by Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zurich
1.12.2018
11:10am
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Researchers have made a new discovery in nanomaterial research, regarding the exclusive use of metallic elements in flat, atomically thin nanostructures.
by University of Jyväskylä
1.12.2018
10:51am
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For decades, scientists could only speculate about the shape of heterochromatin, a type of chromatin which consists of tightly packed DNA and proteins. Recently, however, have been able to define its structure thanks to new, high-contrast imaging in cryo...
by Pola Lem, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
1.12.2018
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1.12.2018
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Bridging tumor moats with potent drug delivery particles.
by American Chemical Society
1.12.2018
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Organic solar cells could be an inexpensive and versatile alternative to inorganic solar cells. However, their low efficiencies and limited lifetimes currently render them impractical for commercial use. Researchers have gotten a better look at how the...
by Savannah Mitchem, Argonne National Laboratory
1.11.2018
11:49am
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A study shows that 2-D layers of boron nitride could aid the strength, toughness, and thermal conductivity of ceramics.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
1.11.2018
11:42am
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A new 3D printing technique allows researchers to replicate biological structures, which could be used for tissue regeneration and replica organs.
by Bridie Kennerley, Imperial College London
1.11.2018
11:12am
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NASA releases time-lapse video of space telescope’s Houston highlights.
by Eric Villard, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
1.11.2018
10:59am
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Researchers have grown a 2DEG system on gallium arsenide — a promising development for new electronic devices that interact with light, such as new kinds of transistors, superconducting switches, and gas sensors.
by American Institute of Physics
1.11.2018
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In its fourth year, the Readers’ Choice competition highlights the cleanroom equipment and tools that readers of Controlled Environments judge most effective and trusted in their work.
1.11.2018
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If a company wants to right the foundering ship, someone should do a deep dive into the company culture.
by Brad Deutser, Deutser LLC
1.10.2018
11:02am
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Researchers have succeeded in doubling the electrochemical stability of water with a special saline solution, which could lead to commercial use of the technology.
by Rainer Klose, Empa
1.10.2018
10:52am
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Researchers demonstrate the existence of a new kind of magnetoresistance involving topological insulators.
by University of Minnesota
1.10.2018
10:35am
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The fiber OLEDs are thinner than a hair.
by Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
1.10.2018
10:26am
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Scientists have solved the structure of a gas sensing surface of tin dioxide, opening the way to advanced device design.
by Geoff Thornton, London Centre for Nanotechnology
1.10.2018
10:07am
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Potentially life-saving “health monitor” technology tracks babies’ heart and breathing rates.
by Anna Ford, University of Sussex
1.10.2018
9:24am
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