Breakthrough in metamaterials: for the first time in the world, researchers at Tel Aviv University developed an innovative nanotechnology...

Researchers turned transparent calcite into artificial gold


Scientific studies describing the most basic processes often have the greatest impact in the long run. A new work by Rice University...

Rice lab peers inside 2D crystal synthesis


When two similar atomic layers with mismatching lattice constants -- the constant distance between a layer's unit cells -- and/or...

Trions exhibit novel characteristics in moiré superlattices


An international group of researchers has developed a new technique that could be used to make more efficient low-cost light-emitting...

Atom swapping could lead to ultra-bright, flexible next generation LEDs


A new technology could dramatically improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries that operate with gas electrolytes at ultra-low...

Stabilizing gassy electrolytes could make ultra-low temperature batteries safer


A research team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst has created an electronic microsystem that can intelligently respond to...

UMass Amherst researchers create intelligent electronic microsystems from green material


In a major scientific leap, University of Queensland researchers have created a quantum microscope that can reveal biological structures...

Australian researchers create quantum microscope that can see the impossible


Watching honeybees buzz among flowers, it's easy to see how the expression "busy as a bee" arose. One of many movements a bee's body...

Honeybees' hairy abdomens show how to save energy, reduce wear on materials


Viruses can spread not only via droplets or aerosols like the new coronavirus, but in water, too. In fact, some potentially dangerous...

Filter membrane renders viruses harmless


Water regulation in leaves is vital to a plant's health, affecting its growth and yield, disease susceptibility and drought resistance. A...

Nanoscale sensors measure elusive water levels in leaves


The future of electronic displays will be thin, flexible and durable. One barrier to this, however, is that one of the most widely used...

Printing a better microgrid


Hydrogels are commonly used inside the body to help in tissue regeneration and drug delivery. However, once inside, they can be...

Lighting Hydrogels Via Nanomaterials


MIT researchers have created the first fiber with digital capabilities, able to sense, store, analyze, and infer activity after being...

Engineers create a programmable fiber


A team of scientists led by Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and Rice University in the US, has uncovered the key to the...

Scientists from NTU and Rice University uncover secret behind one of the world's toughest materials


Like all metals, silver, copper, and gold are conductors. Electrons flow across them, carrying heat and electricity. While gold is a good...

Magnetism drives metals to insulators in new experiment


Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs), narrow strips of single-layer graphene, have interesting physical, electrical, thermal, and optical...

'Bite' defects revealed in bottom-up graphene nanoribbons


Researchers have spent more than three decades developing and studying miniature biosensors that can identify single molecules. In five...

Identifying Individual Molecules: NIST Study Suggests How to Build a Better ‘Nanopore’ Biosensor


Atomically thin van der Waals magnets are widely seen as the ultimately compact media for future magnetic data storage and fast data...

Shining light on two-dimensional magnets


It’s always good when your hard work reflects well on you. With the discovery of the giant polarization rotation of light, that is...

Thin is now in to turn terahertz polarization


Most of commercial chemicals are produced using catalysts. Usually, these catalysts consist of tiny metal nanoparticles that are placed...

Nanoparticles: The Complex Rhythm of Chemistry


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MONROVIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Machine vision innovator SiLC Technologies, Inc. today announced a $17 million Series A funding round led by Alter Venture Partners and Dell Technologies Capital with additional participation from Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund by IGV*, Epson, UMC Capital, Yamato Holdings and Global Brain. Following a $12 million seed round in 2020, the new financing brings SiLC’s total funding to over $30 million. The additional financing will be used to expand SiLC’s operations, accelerate product development and gain additional production design wins – all in preparation for pre-production and product launch activities.

May 24, 2021

SiLC Technologies Raises $17M Series A Funding Round to Advance Machine Vision Applications

Researchers at Deakin University in Victoria, in partnership with Australian start-up Li-S Energy, have developed a potentially revolutionary new lithium sulphur battery which could eventually lead to electric cars with a range of 1,000-kilometres, and mobile phones with a one-week battery charge.

May 19, 2021

Deakin Uni says new lithium sulphur battery may deliver 1,000km EV range