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Butterfly-Inspired Nanotech Makes Natural-Looking Pictures on Digital Screens

Taking inspiration from nature’s nanotech that creates the stunning color of butterfly wings, a University of Central Florida researcher is creating technology to make...

Transparent graphene electrodes might lead to new generation of solar cells

A new way of making large sheets of high-quality, atomically thin graphene could lead to ultra-lightweight, flexible solar cells, and to new classes of...

Single molecules captured on video at an unprecedented 1,600 frames per...

A team including researchers from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Tokyo has successfully captured video of single molecules in motion at...

‘Whispering gallery’ effect controls electron beams with light

When you speak softly in one of the galleries of St Paul’s cathedral, the sound runs so easily around the dome that visitors anywhere...

New optical technique provides more efficient probe of nanomagnet dynamics

The performance of magnetic storage and memory devices depends on the magnetization dynamics of nanometer-scale magnetic elements called nanomagnets. Researchers at UC Santa Cruz...

A new technique could aid in tracking the ocean’s health and...

On land, it’s fairly obvious where one ecological region ends and another begins, for instance at the boundary between a desert and savanna. In...

NASA Supercomputers Power COVID-19 Research

NASA is flexing its supercomputing muscle to help crack some of the most pressing questions surrounding COVID-19, from basic science on how the virus...

3D-printed nuclear reactor promises faster, more economical path to nuclear energy

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are refining their design of a 3D-printed nuclear reactor core, scaling up the additive...

New “whirling” state of matter discovered in an element of the...

The strongest permanent magnets today contain a mix of the elements neodymium and iron. However, neodymium on its own does not behave like any...

New Method Allows Minimally Invasive Cell Sampling

At any given moment, a variety of dynamic processes occur inside a cell, with many developing over time. Because current research methods for gene...

Exchange of Arms between Chromosomes Using Molecular Scissors

The CRISPR/Cas molecular scissors work like a fine surgical instrument and can be used to modify genetic information in plants. The research teams of...

Researchers developed search-and-rescue algorithm identifies hidden “traps” in ocean waters

The ocean is a messy and turbulent space, where winds and weather kick up waves in all directions. When an object or person goes...

A new insight into high-temperature superconductivity and quantum computing

It sounds like a riddle: What do you get if you take two small diamonds, put a small magnetic crystal between them and squeeze...

Researchers using AI to accelerate progress in transforming waste carbon

Researchers at U of T Engineering and Carnegie Mellon University are using artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate progress in transforming waste carbon into a...

Research on connected and automated vehicles yields promising results

Imagine merging into busy traffic without ever looking over your shoulder nor accelerating or braking too hard, irritating the driver in the next lane...

“One-Way” Electronic Devices Enter the Mainstream

New York, NY—May 21, 2020—Waves, whether they are light waves, sound waves, or any other kind, travel in the same manner in forward and...

A rapid screening system to test fracture resistance in billions of...

For engineers developing new materials or protective coatings, there are billions of different possibilities to sort through. Lab tests or even detailed computer simulations...

Physicists Builds Hybrid Quantum System by Entangling Molecule With Atom

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have boosted their control of the fundamental properties of molecules at the quantum level...

Researchers are developing a machine learning system to fight against Covid-19

Artificial intelligence could play a decisive role in stopping the Covid-19 pandemic. To give the technology a push, the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is...

New setup for high-throughput electrical measurements of quantum materials and devices

QuTech, a collaboration between TU Delft and TNO, has demonstrated a novel setup for fast turnaround testing and validation of quantum materials and devices....

Quantum Hall effect ‘reincarnated’ in 3D topological materials

U.S. and German physicists have found surprising evidence that one of the most famous phenomena in modern physics — the quantum Hall effect —...

Combined muscles and sensors made from soft materials allow for flexible...

Robots can be made from soft materials, but the flexibility of such robots is limited by the inclusion of rigid sensors necessary for their...

Making Quantum ‘Waves’ in Ultrathin Materials

Wavelike, collective oscillations of electrons known as “plasmons” are very important for determining the optical and electronic properties of metals. In atomically thin 2D materials,...

Laser-powered rover to explore Moon’s dark shadows

A laser light shone through the dark could power robotic exploration of the most tantalising locations in our Solar System: the permanently-shadowed craters around...

Research team introduces high-performing ‘green’ electronic sensor

Writing in the journal NanoResearch, a team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reports this week that they have developed bioelectronic ammonia gas sensors...

A new tool helps distinguish the cause of different types of...

A new tool using cutting-edge technology is able to distinguish different types of blood clots based on what caused them, according to a study...

A new method allows anyone to print interactive 3D objects

Slowly but surely, pretty much everything is being printed on 3-D printers. Eyeglasses, buildings, hearing aids – even new hip bones – can now...

A new imaging approach to visualize up to tens of different...

Researchers at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute for Science and Technology have developed innovative methods that allow them to visualize up to dozens of different...

A new method helps understand the physics of high-temperature superconductivity

From sustainable energy to quantum computers: high-temperature superconductors have the potential to revolutionize modern technology. Higgs spectroscopy can cause water absorption areas because it shows...

Clothes may be able to monitor your vital signs, analyze the...

In an opinion piece published in the journal Matter, members of the Fibers@MIT research group recently laid out a detailed vision for how the...

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