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Less Is More to Produce Top-Notch 2D Materials

Molybdenum trioxide (MoO3) has potential as an important two-dimensional (2D) material, but its bulk manufacture has lagged behind that of others in its class....
2D materials, lithium-ion batteries, obesity, lupus, surfactants, Sterilization, skin on chip, Magnetic Skyrmions, cyber-security, wound infections, human genetics, immune system, eczema, solar cells, Antimicrobials, joint disorder, genetics, cancer

Unleashing Sulfur’s Potential

Hollow sulfur nanospheres wrapped inside sheets of molybdenum disulfide could form the ideal cathode material for the next generation of lithium-ion batteries, research from...
superconductivity

Method for Enhancing Superconductivity by Laser Irradiation

A University of Tokyo research group has found that the superconductivity of materials in strongly correlated electron systems—that is, materials characterized by strong interactions...
concussion damage

Computation Combats Concussion Damage

As football season rolls on, fans across the country look forward every weekend to touchdowns, tackles and tailgating. But recent news about football-induced brain...
satellite lab

New Satellite Lab and Ground Station to Boost Space Exploration in...

The state-of-the-art satellite laboratory will enable University of Bristol students to work on their own space missions by building and testing new satellites. Currently...
MantaDroidvideo

NUS-Developed Manta Ray Robot Swims Faster and Operates up to 10...

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created MantaDroid, an aquatic robot that emulates the swimming locomotion of manta rays. The robotic...
silk

How to Build Better Silk

When it comes to concocting the complex mix of molecules that makes up fibers of natural silk, nature beats human engineering hands down. Despite...
Memristive components

The Principle of Optical Illusions Technically Imitated

The human brain must cope with a large variety of information simultaneously so we can orientate ourselves in our environment and make quick decisions....
robotic

Manchester Leading the Way in Robotics and AI for Nuclear Industry

Researchers at The University of Manchester's Dalton Nuclear Institute will lead a new multimillion pound robotic and artificial intelligence (AI) programme aiming to clean up...
drought

Aquifer Research Leads to Effective, Cost Efficient Water Acquisition and Aids...

It’s no secret to anyone that Texas is hot and that with heat comes drought. Across the more than 269,000 square miles that make...
bio-solar panel

Wallpaper Bio-Solar Panel Developed by Researchers

Cyanobacteria are photosynthetic micro-organisms that have been on Earth for billions of years. They are thought to be the primary reason why the Earth’s...
cancervideo

New Research Targets Cancer’s ‘Achilles’ Heel’

Northwestern Engineering’s Vadim Backman has developed an effective new strategy for treating cancer, which has wiped out the disease to near completion in cellular...
flash memory

Highly Flexible Organic Flash Memory for Foldable and Disposable Electronics

A KAIST team reported ultra-flexible organic flash memory that is bendable down to a radius of 300 μm. The memory exhibits a significantly-long projected...
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Aids Materials Fabrication

In recent years, research efforts such as the Materials Genome Initiative and the Materials Project have produced a wealth of computational tools for designing...
Prosthesis

Study Shows Need for Adaptive Powered Knee Prosthesis to Assist Amputees

New North Carolina State University research into wearable robotics shows how amputees wearing these devices adapted when presented with a real-world challenge: carrying a...
brochosomes

Synthetic Material Acts like an Insect Cloaking Device

Synthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes can absorb light from all directions across a wide range of frequencies, making them a candidate for antireflective coatings,...
memoryvideo

Researchers Discover Super-Elastic Shape-Memory Material

UConn materials science and engineering researcher Seok-Woo Lee and his colleagues have discovered super-elastic shape-memory properties in a material that could be applied for...
stem cell

Laboratory in a Bag

Human stem cells are considered a major new hope in the field of medicine. In the future, it is expected that they will make...
Genome Sequencing

UC San Diego Scientists Create Device for Ultra-Accurate Genome Sequencing of...

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has developed a technology for very accurate sequencing and haplotyping of genomes...
dioxane

Dioxane-Chomping Microbe has Helpful Gene

Rice University researchers have discovered a bacteria-borne gene that helps degrade a form of dioxane, a groundwater contaminant and suspected carcinogen. The discovery could...