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March 21, 2019

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March 21, 2019

Want in on Nanotechnology? Capitalize on Collaborative Environments

Mar. 20, 2019 — Patent law experts demonstrate that private-public partnerships lead to promising innovation output measured in patents. Collaborations between private entities and public institutions have the ... read more

Mar. 19, 2019 — Specially designed materials enable objects of different sizes to be levitated and manipulated with light, thanks to new ... read more

Mar. 19, 2019 — Researchers have proposed a way to create a completely new source of radiation. Ultra-intense light pulses consist of the motion of a single wave and can be described as a tsunami of light. The ... read more

Mar. 19, 2019 — Researchers have developed what could be the bone implant material of the future: an airy, foamlike substance from plant cellulose that can be injected into the body and provide scaffolding for the ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — Researchers have developed a technique to grow custom-fit bone implants to repair jawbone injuries from a patient's own ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — Scientists have discovered a way to simplify how electronic devices use those electrons -- using a material that can serve dual roles in electronics, where historically multiple materials have been ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — Researchers have measured high conductivity in very thin layers of niobium arsenide, a type of material called a Weyl semimetal. The material has about three times the conductivity of copper at room ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — For molecular motors to be exploited effectively, they need to be able to operate in unison. However, integrating billions of these nanometre-sized motors into a single system, and getting them to ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — Researchers have described several unique properties of materials known as phase-switching liquids, or PSLs, that hold promise as next-generation anti-icing materials. PSLs can delay ice and frost ... read more

Advances Point the Way to Smaller, Safer Batteries

Mar. 18, 2019 — New research advances the design of solid-state batteries, a technology that is inherently safer and more energy-dense than today's lithium-ion batteries, which rely on flammable liquid ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — Now, researchers have developed an integrated, on-chip frequency comb that is efficient, stable and highly controllable with ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — 'Frustration' plus a pulse of laser light resulted in a stable ... read more

A Laser Technique Proves Effective to Recover Material Designed to Protect Industrial Products

Mar. 18, 2019 — The system has been validated for non-stick and anticorrosive coatings used in the manufacturing of a wide range of objects from car engines to kitchen ... read more

Mar. 18, 2019 — Inspired by jellyfish, researchers have created an electronic skin that is transparent, stretchable, touch-sensitive, and repairs itself in both wet and dry conditions. The novel material has ... read more

Near-Perfect Performance in Low-Cost Semiconductors

Mar. 15, 2019 — Researchers redefine what it means for low-cost semiconductors, called quantum dots, to be near-perfect and find that quantum dots meet quality standards set by more expensive ... read more

Mar. 15, 2019 — A new system for synthesizing quantum dots across the entire spectrum of visible light drastically reduces manufacturing costs, can be tuned on demand to any color and allows for real-time process ... read more

Mar. 15, 2019 — A new technique uses quantum sensors to enable precise measurements of magnetic fields in different ... read more

Mar. 15, 2019 — Scientists designed a multilayered metamaterial that realizes ultra-narrowband wavelength-selective thermal emission by combining the machine learning (Bayesian optimization) and thermal emission ... read more

Mar. 15, 2019 — A team of scientists have identified the causes of degradation in a cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, as well as possible remedies. Their findings could lead to the development of more ... read more

Mar. 15, 2019 — A new study has found a number of 2D materials can not only withstand being sent into space, but potentially thrive in the harsh ... read more

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