Rice materials scientists detail unexpected distortions in self-assembling polymers

Soft double gyroids are unique, but imperfect, crystals

Researchers presented a new strategy for enhancing catalytic activity using tungsten suboxide as a single-atom catalyst (SAC). This strategy, which significantly...

Tungsten suboxide improves the efficiency of platinum in hydrogen production

Almost everyone uses nanometer-sized alumina these days - this mineral, among others, constitutes the skeleton of modern catalytic converters in cars. Until now...

An amazingly simple recipe for nanometer-sized corundum

The process could work on the gas at any concentrations, from power plant emissions to open air

MIT engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air

Scientific breakthroughs don't always happen in labs. For Sophia and Richard Lunt, Michigan State University researchers, many of their breakthroughs happen during...

Can solar technology kill cancer cells?

Verner Håkonsen works with cubes so tiny that nearly 5 billion of them could fit on a pinhead. He cooks up the cubes in the Norwegian University of Science and Technology...

Super-strong magnetic supercrystals can assemble themselves

A new type of micromotor--powered by ultrasound and steered by magnets--can move around individual cells and microscopic particles in crowded environments without...

Micromotors push around single cells and particles

An international research collaboration from Poland, the UK and Russia has created a two-dimensional system - a thin optical cavity filled with liquid crystal -...

Massive photons in an artificial magnetic field

A magnetic skin that is safe and comfortable to wear could open the door to a wide range of wireless, remotely controlled applications.

Magnetic skin ensures the force is with you

A new type of material for next-generation solar cells eliminates the need to use lead, which has been a major roadblock for this technology. Solar cells, incorporating...

New material points toward highly efficient solar cells

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are valuable for a wide variety of applications. Made of graphene sheets rolled into tubes 10,000 times smaller than a human hair, CNTs have...

New Pitt research finds carbon nanotubes show a love/hate relationship with water

A new power saving chip developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego could significantly reduce or eliminate the need to replace batteries in...

New chip for waking up small wireless devices could extend battery life

Physics experiment with ultrafast laser pulses produces a previously unseen phase of matter

Using light to generate order in an exotic material

If you've ever tried to put several really strong, small cube magnets right next to each other on a magnetic board, you'll know that you just can't do it. What happens...

Magnets for the second dimension

The ability to transform sunlight into energy is one of Nature's more remarkable feats. Scientists understand the basic process of photosynthesis, but many crucial...

Photosynthesis seen in a new light by rapid X-ray pulses

Atomic layer deposition (ALD) involves stacking layers of atoms on top of each other like pancakes. The atoms come from a vaporized material called a precursor....

A cheaper way to scale up atomic layer deposition

Rutgers innovation may help guide treatment of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's diseases

Better biosensor technology created for stem cells

All-printed large-scale integrated circuits based on organic electrochemical transistors

Large scale integrated circuits produced in printing press

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