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metallic glass

Artificial Intelligence Accelerates Discovery of Metallic Glass

If you combine two or three metals together, you will get an alloy that usually looks and acts like a metal, with its atoms...
batteries

Seeing How Next-Generation Batteries Power-Up

The Science Next-generation batteries based on magnesium rather than lithium ions hold promise to be more efficient, safer, and cheaper. One electrode is metallic magnesium....
Atomic Vibrations

How to Turn Light Into Atomic Vibrations

The Science Sheet-like materials can have intriguing properties that could benefit devices from flexible electronics to solar cells. Researchers think they can customize the properties...
soft electronicsvideo

Capturing Brain Signals with Soft Electronics

The result has been achieved in collaboration with colleagues in Zürich and New York. The breakthrough, which is crucial for many applications in biomedical...
Biometric Authentication

Real-Time Captcha Technique Improves Biometric Authentication

A new login authentication approach could improve the security of current biometric techniques that rely on video or images of users’ faces. Known as...
Nanofibers

“Living bandages”: NUST MISIS Scientists Develop Biocompatible Anti-burn Nanofibers

A group of NUST MISIS’s young scientists, for the very first time in Russia, has presented a new therapeutic material based on nanofibers made of polycaprolactone modified with a thin-film antibacterial...
Piezoelectrics

Today`s Highest Quality Composite-Piezoelectric Developed at NUST MISIS

Piezoelectrics are one of the world`s most amazing materials. It is possible to literally squeeze electricity from them. That is, an electric charge appears at the time of the material`s compression (or stretching)....
Chickpeas

Genetic Limits Threaten Chickpeas, a Globally Critical Food

Perhaps you missed the news that the price of hummus has spiked in Great Britain. The cause, as the New York Times reported on February 8:...
Nanoantennas

Researchers From ITMO Create First-Ever Light-Emitting Nanoantennas

Young scientists from ITMO University have developed a new type of nanoscale light sources based on halide perovskites. The nanosources are subwavelength nanoparticles which...
super wood

UMD Researchers Create Super Wood Stronger Than Most Metals

Engineers at the University of Maryland have found a way to make wood more than ten times times stronger and tougher than before, creating...
batteries

A Step on the Way to Lithium-Free Batteries

Smartphone and laptop batteries operate by light alkali ions shuttling back and forth between the anode and cathode. For this purpose, the rechargeable batteries...
battery

Texas A&M-Led Team Doubles Down On Energy Storage With Metal-Oxide Magnesium...

Move over, lithium-ion; now, there’s a better battery on the horizon. A multi-institution team of scientists led by Texas A&M University chemist Sarbajit Banerjee has...
fossil resources

A Step Towards Independence from Fossil Resources

Fossil resources are limited in supply. Nevertheless, the production of many products depends on these finite – often environmentally harmful – resources. Accordingly, there...
Optical Rectennas

Researchers Boost Efficiency and Stability of Optical Rectennas

The research team that announced the first optical rectenna in 2015 is now reporting a two-fold efficiency improvement in the devices — and a...
silicon quantum

Quantum Race Accelerates Development of Silicon Quantum Chip

The worldwide race to create more, better and reliable quantum processors is progressing fast, as a team of TU Delft scientists led by Professor...
Memristors

Thanks for the Memory: NIST Takes a Deep Look at Memristors

In the race to build a computer that mimics the massive computational power of the human brain, researchers are increasingly turning to memristors, which...
batteries

Using Crumpled Graphene Balls to Make Better Batteries

Lithium metal-based batteries have the potential to turn the battery industry upside down. With the theoretically ultra-high capacity of lithium metal used by itself,...
Soft Microfibers

Bioengineered Soft Microfibers Improve T-cell Production

T cells play a key role in the body’s immune response against pathogens. As a new class of therapeutic approaches, T cells are being...
diamond

Diamonds’ Flaws Hold Promise for New Technologies

“Historically, people called these defects ‘color centers’ because when you shine light on a diamond you see a bunch of pretty colors come back,”...
dead trees

100 Million Dead Trees in the Sierra Are a Massive Risk...

To drive through parts of the Sierra Nevada these days is to witness a morbid reminder of California’s extreme drought: Vast landscapes of standing...