Label-free microscopic techniques to visualize extracellular vesicles

2 recent papers detail the of use label-free microscopic techniques to visualize extracellular vesicles, which are associated with cancer

Combining lasers, computers & THz waves to build camera that sees ‘unseen’ details

Terahertz camera uses laser light patterns to 'see inside' objects -- Terahertz imaging can reveal tiny hidden features of living things

Topological materials outperform through quantum periodic motion

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have discovered that applying vibrational motion in a periodic manner may be the key to prevent...

Creating custom light using 2D materials

Researchers from UNIGE and the University of Manchester have discovered structures based on 2D materials that emit tailor-made light

New chip brings ultra-low power Wi-Fi connectivity to IoT devices

More portable, fully wireless smart home setups. Lower power wearables. Batteryless smart devices. These could all be made possible thanks to a new ultra-low...

New method to isolate atomic sheets and create new materials

New exfoliation method makes large-area atomically thin layers that can be stacked in any desired order and orientation

New 3D chirality discovered and synthetically assembled

The origin of lives of human beings, animals and plants on earth is attributed to chirality because it is necessitated for the formation of biomolecules, suc...

High-capacity EV battery materials that double driving range

Cost-effectiveness and simplicity of process and excellent properties of materials enable mass-production and commercialization

Fragile topology: Two new studies explain the strange electron flow in future materials

Researchers demonstrate how the perfect flow of electrons on the surface of some types of topological insulators can be surprisingly fragile

New green technology generates electricity 'out of thin air'

Renewable device could help mitigate climate change, power medical devices

Blood and sweat: Wearable medical sensors will get major sensitivity boost

Biosensors integrated into smartphones, smart watches, and other gadgets are about to become a reality.

Supersensitive nanomaterials for DNA diagnostics and targeted drug delivery

In 1900, German physician Paul Ehrlich came up with the notion of a "magic bullet." The basic idea is to inject a patient with smart particles capable of fin...

Time-resolved measurement in a memory device

ETH researchers measure the timing of single writing events in a novel magnetic memory device with a resolution of less than 100 picoseconds

5.5 mm diameter motor is powered directly with light

Researchers at the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw, with colleagues from Poland and China used liquid crystal elastomer technology to demonstr...

New graphene-based metasurface capable of independent amplitude and phase control of light

Researchers described a new strategy of designing metamolecules that incorporates two independently controllable subwavelength meta-atoms. This two-parametri...

Active droplets

Long-lasting and precise dosing of medication thanks to an oil-hydrogel mixture

A novel formulation to explain heat propagation

Fourier's well-known heat equation describes how temperatures change over space and time when heat flows in a solid material. The formulation was developed i...

Shaping waveforms

Chemical reactions are determined at their most fundamental level by their respective electronic structure and dynamics. Steered by a stimulus such as light ...