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Paperthin device produces electricity from the slowest human motions

15 Aug 2017 21:45:08 +0000

The device could someday be integrated into fabric to power electronic devices

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How to create materials that mimic Mother Nature

08 Aug 2017 20:57:05 +0000

Harvard materials chemist Joanna Aizenberg says there’s been an evolution to her approach

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Frozen fish embryos warm up better with nanorods

08 Aug 2017 16:36:00 +0000

New technique uses gold nanoparticles to improve viability of frozen zebrafish embryos

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Nanocrystals surprise with superlattice formation

07 Aug 2017 05:00:22 +0000

Materials have applications in magnetics, electronics, and catalysis

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Self-driving vesicles penetrate blood-brain barrier

04 Aug 2017 12:32:22 +0000

Potential drug carriers follow glucose gradients in mice

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Permeable polymer is choosy about what gases it passes

03 Aug 2017 17:03:00 +0000

Advance may broaden application of low-cost polymer membranes for gas separation

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Photolithography method creates complex patterns using inorganic nanocrystals as colorful inks

31 Jul 2017 05:00:18 +0000

Procedure leads to patterned thin films of metals, semiconductors, and oxides without the need for organic photoresists

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Gold nanomesh creates a breathable electronic skin

24 Jul 2017 09:00:00 +0000

Mesh design allows airflow through skintight, stretchable gold electronics

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Gold nanomesh creates a breathable electronic skin

24 Jul 2017 09:00:00 +0000

Un diseño reticular permite el paso del aire a través de una capa electrónica ajustada a la piel y elástica

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Polymer ‘pulleys’ could boost Li-ion battery performance

20 Jul 2017 18:56:00 +0000

Mechanical polymers prevent silicon anode disintegration

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Antioxidant nanoparticles could treat sepsis

17 Jul 2017 05:00:28 +0000

Ceria-zirconia nanoparticles combat reactive oxygen species and reduce inflammation

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Lithium-sulfur batteries benefit from MoS2 encapsulation

17 Jul 2017 05:00:26 +0000

Coating sulfur particles with thin flakes of the dichalcogenide provides physical and chemical protection, leading to durable batteries

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Plants inspire exceptionally strong and elastic graphene aerogels

07 Jul 2017 22:01:00 +0000

The new superlight, conductive materials could make better flexible electronics

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Thirsty MOF sucks more water from air

12 Jun 2017 14:07:00 +0000

A high-capacity, water-adsorbent metal-organic framework could help improve the performance of both water capture and adsorption cooling devices

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IBM researcher unveil first 5-nm chip

07 Jun 2017 18:32:00 +0000

The breakthrough could help pave the way for cognitive computing and more efficient cell phones

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Artificial melanin gets into the skin

24 May 2017 14:18:58 +0000

Polydopamine nanoparticles could protect skin cells from DNA damage caused by ultraviolet radiation

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‘DNA slingshot’ targets drug delivery

22 May 2017 05:00:15 +0000

Molecular machines built with synthetic DNA and antibodies could have applications in medicine

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