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November 28, 2015

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November 28, 2015

Nov. 24, 2015 — A metal-free process has been developed for the rapid synthesis of elusive small-molecule catalysts that promise to speed the making of novel chemicals, including ... read more

Nov. 24, 2015 — Vivid holographic images and text can now be produced by means of an ordinary inkjet printer. This new method is expected to significantly reduce the cost and time needed to create the so-called ... read more

Nov. 23, 2015 — Bombarding and stretching an important industrial catalyst opens up tiny holes on its surface where atoms can attach and react, greatly increasing its activity as a promoter of chemical reactions, ... read more

Manipulating Transistors at Terahertz Frequencies

Nov. 23, 2015 — An interdisciplinary team of researchers has found a way of accessing the interior of transistors. The researchers have manipulated the electron gas contained within by applying resonators to ... read more

Nov. 23, 2015 — Thermal expansion has now been measured at low temperatures for future space missions. The results of the project are of importance for further space missions that have already been planned, such as ... read more

Nov. 23, 2015 — The need for low-cost portable devices to measure substances of medical or biological interest (blood sugar levels, for instance) is growing, primarily within the health sector, though also areas ... read more

Nov. 23, 2015 — A new technology that uses an oscillating electric field to easily and quickly isolate drug-delivery nanoparticles from blood has been developed by a team of engineers. The technology could serve as ... read more

Nov. 23, 2015 — Superconductivity in thin films of MoS2 can survive under extremely high magnetic fields, and scientists have now provided the ... read more

Nov. 20, 2015 — Researchers have demonstrated that macroscopic entanglement can be generated at room temperature and in a small magnetic ... read more

Nov. 20, 2015 — Physicists have used ultracold atoms to imitate the behavior of electrons in a solid. Researchers have devised a new way to study the phenomenon of magnetism. Using ultracold atoms at near absolute ... read more

Nov. 19, 2015 — Atomic-level imaging of catalysts could help manufacturers lower the cost and improve the performance of emission-free fuel cell ... read more

Nov. 19, 2015 — Both in materials science and in biomedical research it is important to be able to view minute nanostructures. Scientists have developed a new computed tomography method based on scattering of ... read more

Nov. 19, 2015 — Two new catalysts have been developed as effective treatment of tap water. With these catalysts, researchers intend to eliminate harmful chlorine ... read more

Nov. 19, 2015 — The production of energy from natural gas without generating carbon dioxide emissions could fast become a reality, thanks to a novel technology. Researchers have been researching an innovative ... read more

Quantum Spin Could Create Unstoppable, One-Dimensional Electron Waves

Nov. 18, 2015 — Scientists have proposed a solution to the subatomic stoppage of electron flow due to defects in materials: a novel way to create a more robust electron wave by binding together the electron's ... read more

Testing New Magnetic Semiconductor Material

Nov. 18, 2015 — A novel magnetic semiconductor material that is an alloy of cobalt, iron, chromium and aluminum in which part of the aluminum was replaced with silicon may help reduce the power needed to store data ... read more

New Discovery Provides New Opportunities for Chips

Nov. 18, 2015 — A new manufacturing method to create three-dimensional nanostructures has been uncovered by scientists. This revolutionary method enables large-scale production of photonic crystals that can capture ... read more

Nov. 18, 2015 — There's more to the snap, crackle and pop of Rice Krispies than meets the ear. A recent study used the breakfast cereal to discover a new phenomenon in materials science: highly porous, brittle ... read more

Nov. 18, 2015 — New nanomaterials for dental treatments boast impressive antibacterial, decay-resistant and biomimetic properties. In combination with stem cells, they are even capable of regenerating dental ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — A new resin is replacing the metal ring typically used to prevent cracks from furthering down an elephant’s ... read more

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