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nanowires

Atomically Thin Nanowires Convert Heat to Electricity More Efficiently

Heat can be converted to electricity more efficiently using nanowires as thin as atoms, according to new University of Warwick research Atomically thin...
MEA chipvideo

Imec Presents Novel Organ-on-Chip Platform for Drug Screening

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technologies, presents this week at its technology forum ITF 2018 (Antwerp, May 23-24),...
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...
catalyst

New Arylation Inducing Reaction Developed

KAIST researchers have identified a reaction mechanism that selectively introduces aryl groups at the desired position of a molecule at room temperature. A team,...
Maternal Deaths

As U.S. Maternal Deaths Rise, UMD Research Underscores Impact of Flawed...

New research from the University of Maryland Population Research Center(MPRC), published in Birth, investigates the rapidly increasing rate of maternal mortality—the death of a...
microtubulesvideo

Hwang Uncovers New Details About the ‘Vehicles’ Inside the Body

Similar to roadways across the country, every cell in our body has a network of paths, and a professor at Texas A&M University has...
robot swarm

One Bad Apple Can Spoil a Robot Swarm

Armies of robots already run the world’s largest distribution warehouses. Thousands of robots work in concert to stock, pick, pack and deliver products with...
graphene

Graphene Spin Transport Takes a Step Forward Towards Application

The strong collaborative ethos of the Graphene Flagship is accelerating developments in new technologies based on graphene – the single-atom-thick allotrope of carbon –...
nanoelectronic chip

The Coldest Chip in the World

Even scientists like to compete for records, which is why numerous working groups worldwide are using high-tech refrigerators to reach temperatures as close to...
graphene

Thermal Gradients Shown to Enhance Spin Transport in Graphene

Scientists of the ICN2 Physics and Engineering of Nanodevices Group, led by ICREA Prof. Sergio O. Valenzuela, have contributed to the literature on spin...
POWER9 processor

IBM Unveils Industry’s Most Advanced Server Designed for Artificial Intelligence

IBM today unveiled its next-generation Power Systems Servers incorporating its newly designed POWER9 processor. Built specifically for compute-intensive AI workloads, the new POWER9 systems...
Feathered dinosaurs

Feathered Dinosaurs Were Even Fluffier Than We Thought

Birds are the direct descendants of a group of feathered, carnivorous dinosaurs that, along with true birds, are referred to as paravians – examples...
laser pulse

The World’s Shortest Laser Pulse

In order to fully understand the dynamics during a chemical reaction, scientists must be able to study all movements of atoms and molecules on...
Electron bifurcation

Flavins Perform Electron Magic

The Science Electron bifurcation is a clever means that living things use to better extract energy from their metabolic processes. Electrons in metabolism can be...
silicon chip

Imec Leverages the Power of Silicon Fabrication to Create Innovative Neural...

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, today announced at its Imec Technology Forum (ITF) Health event, that is...
regenerative medicine

Magnetic Cellular “Legos” For the Regenerative Medicine of the Future

Nanotechnology has quickly swept across the medical field by proposing sometimes unprecedented solutions at the furthest limits of current treatments, thereby becoming central to...
waveguides

Conformal Metasurface Coating Eliminates Crosstalk and Shrinks Waveguides

The properties of materials can behave in funny ways. Tweak one aspect to make a device smaller or less leaky, for example, and something...
Porous Crystals

Formation of Porous Crystals Observed for the First Time

The study showed that the mechanism of crystal growth follows the same strategies by which ice crystals grow in clouds, an analogy which could...
liquid-repellent

Nature Provides a Key to Repelling Liquids

Inspired by nature, an inexpensive green technique that enables common materials to repel liquid has been developed by KAUST scientists and could lead to...
silicon electronicsvideo

Researchers Revolutionize Brain-Computer Interfaces Using Silicon Electronics

Today, implanted electrode devices for stimulating the brain are extremely crude devices with only a handful of electrodes that are used to mitigate the...