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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(image)

Polymer ‘pulleys’ could boost Li-ion battery performance

20 Jul 2017 18:56:00 +0000

Mechanical polymers prevent silicon anode disintegration(image)

Antioxidant nanoparticles could treat sepsis

17 Jul 2017 05:00:28 +0000

Ceria-zirconia nanoparticles combat reactive oxygen species and reduce inflammation(image)

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(image)

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(image)

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(image)

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(image)

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(image)

‘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(image)

Stretchy material creates dynamic holograms

17 May 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Metamaterial hologram displays a series of images as it’s stretched(image)

‘Flat water’ provides a battery boost

15 May 2017 05:00:16 +0000

Atomically thin liquid layers could help 2-D materials improve energy-storage devices(image)

Stretchy holograms made from a metamaterial

10 May 2017 20:20:24 +0000

Rubbery holograms display a series of different images as they are stretched(image)