'Buildings' in human bone may hold key to stronger 3D-printed lightweight structures

Bone-inspired architectured materials

The first sub-femtosecond study of the linear photon momentum transfer during an ionisation process provides unprecedented insight into the

A momentous view on the birth of photoelectrons

New technology lays groundwork for biosensors that improve disease diagnosis and monitoring

Chip-based optical sensor detects cancer biomarker in urine

A new material that stiffens 1,800-fold when exposed to heat could protect motorcyclists and racecar drivers during accidents.

Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic

VTT developed an optical fibre made of cellulose, best suited for sensors that benefit from the biodegradability of the material

Optical fiber made of cellulose

Berkeley Lab scientists adapt microscopy technique to build and image peptoid nanosheets with unprecedented atomic precision

Freeze frame: Scientists capture atomic-scale snapshots of artificial proteins

Researchers trained material the same way as Pavlov trained dogs

Scientists have trained this piece of plastic to 'walk'

Researchers develop a mass-producible, centimeter-scale metalens for VR, imaging

Metalens grows up

Physicists from Kiel and Copenhagen elucidate the behaviour of electrons in graphene nanoribbons

Electron correlations in carbon nanostructures

What if we could use antibodies as functional tools for nanotechnology applications? A group of researchers at the University of Rome Tor Vergata started fro...

Hiring antibodies as nanotechnology builders

A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California, Riverside have found a way to produce a long-hypothesized phenom...

Researchers discover new way to split and sum photons with silicon

Strategy to bypass trade-off between thermoelectric voltage and conductivity

Solving the thermoelectric 'trade-off' conundrum with metallic carbon nanotubes

Strong bonds between metal nanowires and polymer nanofibers enable a composite film to realize good electrical conductivity & stretchability

Stretchable, highly conductive film promising for wearable electronics

Measurements on a superconducting material show an abrupt transition between a normal metal and a 'strange' metal. The really strange thing, however, is that...

Superconductivity theory under attack

Modern computer memory encodes information by switching magnetic bits within devices. Now, a ground-breaking study conducted by researchers from NUS Electric...

Researchers find potential solution to overheating mobile phones

Scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD) have developed a novel elastocaloric cooling material, comprised of a nickel (Ni)-titanium (Ti) alloy and scul...

Additive manufacturing and NI/TI metal bolster cooling technology

Researchers get first look at exactly what happens during chemical reaction with ultracold chemistry

The coldest reaction

Making methanol just got a lot easier, now that chemists at Yale have opened up a new electron highway. The discovery, published online Nov. 27 in the journa...

An electron highway headed for methanol

New coating to prevent clotting and infection in synthetic vascular grafts, while also accelerating integration of the grafted vessels

'Smart' surfaces to help blood-vessel grafts knit better, more safely

First-of-a-kind electro-optical device provides solution to faster and more energy efficient computing memories and processors

Electro-optical device provides solution to faster computing memories and processors


BioConnect is pleased to announce our new innovation hub, BioConnect Labs. For the past decade, BioConnect has been a leader in creating world-class biometric solutions for over 900 customers and 60 partnerships. Our mission is to enable trust in the connected world – using biometrics to secure people, spaces, and digital transactions for the companies we serve. BioConnect Labs has been 2 years in the making, backed by our customers and supported by Canadian FedDev investment of 3.9 Million dollars.

Nov 26 2019

BioConnect Announces New Innovation Initiative – BioConnect Labs

The Los Angeles-based company leverages advanced carbon research conducted at UCLA, KACST and USC and is backed by a $5.5 million investment from TAQNIA International. Carbonics intends to incorporate carbon nanomaterials into semiconductor radio frequency (RF) components to reduce battery demands and increase device efficiency.

Nov 19 2019

Carbonics, Inc. launches with $5.5M investment

KINGSTON, R.I., Nov. 14, 2019 — Sensor and software developer Hexagon has announced a collaboration with the University of Rhode Island (URI) to provide manufacturing technologies that will enable a research environment for undergraduate and graduate programs focused on advanced manufacturing.

Nov 14 2019

Hexagon and University of Rhode Island Form Collaborative Partnership for Advanced Manufacturing