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FEFU scientists helped design a new type of ceramics for laser applications

Material scientists from Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) joined an international team of researchers to develop new nanocomposite c...

Reviewing multiferroics for future, low-energy data storage

A new UNSW study comprehensively reviews the magnetic structure of the multiferroic material bismuth ferrite (BiFeO3 - BFO). The review a...

Researchers develop a plant-based thermotherapy patch

A team of researchers at Tampere University, Finland, has developed a biodegradable, transparent, flexible and fast-acting thermotherapy ...

A new all-2-D light-emitting field-effect transistor

Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), a two-dimensional (2-D) semiconductor, are promising materials for next-generation optoelectroni...

Altering the properties of 2-D materials at the nanometer scale

EPFL scientists have developed a method for changing the physical properties of 2-D materials permanently using a nanometric tip. Their a...

Study examines spontaneous symmetry breaking in twisted double bilayer graphene

Over the past few years, a growing number of researchers worldwide has been conducting studies investigating the properties and features ...

Lineage tracing of direct astrocyte-to-neuron conversion for brain repair

Regeneration of functional new neurons to repair injured human brain is a long-term unsolved problem up till today. The lack of neurorege...

Enzymatic DNA synthesis sees the light

According to current estimates, the amount of data produced by humans and machines is rising at an exponential rate, with the digital uni...

Octopus-inspired sucker transfers thin, delicate tissue grafts and biosensors

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Thin tissue grafts and flexible electronics have a host of applications for wound healing, regenerative medicine and b...

All-terrain microrobot flips through a live colon

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- A rectangular robot as tiny as a few human hairs can travel throughout a colon by doing back flips, Purdue Univer...

Creating perfect edges in 2D-materials

Ultrathin materials such as graphene promise a revolution in nanoscience and technology. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology...

Graphene microbubbles make perfect lenses

Tiny bubbles can solve large problems. Microbubbles—around 1-50 micrometers in diameter—have widespread applications. They're used for dr...

Development of cost-efficient electrocatalyst for hydrogen production

The key to promoting the hydrogen economy represented by hydrogen vehicles is to produce hydrogen for electricity generation at an afford...

Graphene detector reveals THz light's polarization

Physicists have created a broadband detector of terahertz radiation based on graphene. The device has potential for applications in commu...

New NIST project to build nano-thermometers could revolutionize temperature imaging

Cheaper refrigerators? Stronger hip implants? A better understanding of human disease? All of these could be possible and more, someday, ...

An electrical trigger fires single, identical photons

Secure telecommunications networks and rapid information processing make much of modern life possible. To provide more secure, faster, an...

Silence, please: UNSW scientists create quietest semiconductor quantum bits on record

Researchers at UNSW Sydney have demonstrated the lowest noise level on record for a semiconductor quantum bit, or qubit. The research was...

UCI biochip innovation combines AI and nanoparticle printing for cancer cell analysis

Electrical engineers, computer scientists and biomedical engineers at the University of California, Irvine have created a new lab-on-a-ch...

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