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SNAPSCAN

Imec’s High-Speed Ultrasonic SNAPSCAN Camera Enables Hyperspectral Imaging Acquisition in Less...

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, today announced that it will demonstrate at this week’s SPIE Photonics West...
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...
metamaterials

Building Blocks to Create Metamaterials

Engineers at Caltech and ETH Zürich in Switzerland have created a method to systematically design metamaterials using principles of quantum mechanics. Their work could pave...
semiconductor

Study Reveals Secrets of ‘Fluid-Like’ Heat Flow in Solid Semiconductor at...

Researchers are applying the same “hydrodynamic transport model” used to study flow in fluids to explain heat transport in a solid semiconductor, with potential...
hair dyes

Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes

North Carolina State University researchers have created the largest publicly available chemical database of hair dye substances as a resource for developing a new...
healthier behaviour

Could Re-Designing Supermarkets, Bars and Restaurants “Nudge” Us Towards Healthy Habits?

This includes improving diets, reducing alcohol consumption, and stopping smoking – in order to improve health across the population. The research will also investigate...
facial temperatures

How the Temperature of Your Nose Shows How Much Strain You...

Researchers at the University of Nottingham’s Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT), together with academic staff from the Bioengineering and Human Factors Research Groups, have...
video games

No Evidence to Support Link Between Violent Video Games and Behaviour

In a series of experiments, with more than 3,000 participants, the team demonstrated that video game concepts do not ‘prime’ players to behave in...
solar fuels

UT Boosts Efficiency of Solar Fuels Using Microwires

Researchers around the world are working on the development of solar fuel technology. This involves generating sustainable fuels using only sunlight, CO2 and water,...
organic solar cells

Fast-Moving Electrons Create Current in Organic Solar Cells

Researchers at Purdue University have identified the mechanism that allows organic solar cells to create a charge, solving a longstanding puzzle in physics, according...
quantum system

Quantum Systems Work Together for Change, UChicago Scientists Find

The common link between liquid-crystal TVs and the birth of the universe, when you look at the big picture, is that they are both...
aerial vehicle

Aerial Vehicle Flying Freely with Independently Controlled Main Wings

Aerial vehicles in a typical category have main wings fixed to the body (fuselage) in an integrated form. Shape of main wings, namely airfoil,...
vision care

Startup Aims to Make Vision Care More Accessible in Developing World

Vision impairment is a major global issue. More than 2 billion people worldwide don’t have access to corrective lenses. Getting eyeglasses prescriptions is especially difficult...
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,...
waste storage

Neutrons Inspect Salt-inclusion Materials to Improve Long-term Waste Storage

A team of researchers from the University of South Carolina is using neutrons to develop more durable and efficient materials called waste forms for...
Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis Could Be Treated as Two Diseases, Scientists Reveal

Scientists at The University of Manchester have discovered that most people with osteoarthritis can be subdivided into two distinct disease groups, with implications for...
genetic circuits

Rice U. Biologists Create Toolkit for Tuning Genetic Circuits

Rice University scientists have created a toolkit for synthetic biologists who need to precisely tune the input and output levels of genetic circuits. The research,...
fuel cellsvideo

Harnessing the Power of Algae: New, Greener Fuel Cells Move Step...

This a big step forward in the search for alternative, greener fuels Paolo Bombelli As the global population increases, so too does energy demand. The threat...
HIV treatmentvideo

New Drug Capsule May Allow Weekly HIV Treatment

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a capsule that can deliver a week’s worth of HIV drugs in a single...
battery

Evaluating Electrodes: Researchers Identify Concepts to Measure Battery Performance

How do we know if a new battery is good? Batteries that perform well are invaluable to a number of resources that we use...