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January 18, 2019

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January 18, 2019

Jan. 9, 2019 — Single lens eyes, like those in humans and many other animals, can create sharp images, but the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans have an edge when it comes to peripheral vision, light ... read more

New Catalysts for Better Fuel Cells

Jan. 9, 2019 — Researchers have fabricated nano-sized catalysts that could improve the performance and production of clean energy fuel ... read more

Jan. 8, 2019 — Researchers have invented a new type of anti-counterfeiting device that can be useful for counterfeit deterrence of important documents such as identity cards, passports and ... read more

Jan. 7, 2019 — High-energy X-ray beams and a clever experimental setup allowed researchers to watch a high-pressure, high-temperature chemical reaction to determine for the first time what controls formation of two ... read more

Excitons Pave the Way to More Efficient Electronics

Jan. 4, 2019 — After developing a method to control exciton flows at room temperature, scientists have discovered new properties of these quasiparticles that can lead to more energy-efficient electronic ... read more

Jan. 3, 2019 — Scientists made hollow nanosized boxes with corner holes, demonstrating how these ''nanowrappers'' can carry and release DNA-coated ... read more

Dec. 21, 2018 — Researchers demonstrated their ability to observe electrons' movements during a chemical ... read more

Dec. 20, 2018 — Brown University researchers have discovered a new type of quasicrystal, a class of materials whose existence was thought to be impossible until the ... read more

Bacteria-Based Drug Delivery System That Outperforms Conventional Methods

Dec. 20, 2018 — An interdisciplinary team has created a drug delivery system that could radically expand cancer treatment ... read more

Dec. 20, 2018 — Scientists have designed an electrocatalytic mechanism that works like a mammalian lung to convert water into fuel. Their research could help existing clean energy technologies run more ... read more

Dec. 20, 2018 — Researchers have discovered a new way to get more energy out of energetic materials containing aluminum, common in battlefield systems, by igniting aluminum micron powders coated with graphene ... read more

Dec. 20, 2018 — Scientists have created small regions of magnetic defects. When electromagnetic plane waves interact with these defects, they are converted into helical waves, which encode more information for ... read more

Researchers Make Liquid Crystals Do the Twist

Dec. 19, 2018 — Researchers have for the first time measured an effect that was predicted more than 40 years ago, called the Casimir ... read more

Preventing Concrete Bridges from Falling Apart

Dec. 19, 2018 — A new study examines the adverse effects of the adsorption of natural gas constituents found in our environment -- and mixtures of several such gases -- into one of the materials that make up ... read more

Study on Low Noise, High-Performance Transistors May Bring Innovations in Electronics

Dec. 19, 2018 — A research study has demonstrated micro/nano-scale transistors made of two-dimensional atomic thin materials that show high performance and low noise. The devices are less than one-hundredth of the ... read more

Plastic Waste Disintegrates Into Nanoparticles

Dec. 19, 2018 — There is a considerable risk that plastic waste in the environment releases nano-sized particles known as nanoplastics, according to a new study. The researchers studied what happened when takeaway ... read more

Pressure Tuned Magnetism Paves the Way for Novel Electronic Devices

Dec. 17, 2018 — Using very sensitive magnetic probes, an international team of researchers has found surprising evidence that magnetism which emerges at the interfaces between non-magnetic oxide thin layers can be ... read more

Dec. 17, 2018 — Researchers have reported a new method that allows the physical state of just a few atoms or molecules within a network to be controlled. It is based on the spontaneous self-organization of molecules ... read more

Hiding Images and Information in Plain Sight

Dec. 17, 2018 — What is real is not always as it appears. Researchers have found a way to hide information on materials and only make it visible to a person using the right ... read more

Dec. 17, 2018 — Researchers have developed a new type of low-energy, nanoscale laser that shines in all directions. The key to its omnidirectional light emission is the introduction of something that is usually ... read more

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