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August 31, 2015

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August 31, 2015

Aug. 17, 2015 — A new world of flexible, bendable, even stretchable electronics is emerging from research labs to address a wide range of potentially game-changing uses. Over the last few years, one team of chemists ... read more

Aug. 14, 2015 — Using a method they invented for joining disparate elemental layers into a stable material with uniform, predictable properties, researchers are testing an array of new combinations that may vastly ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — An unusual magnetic effect has been discovered in nanolayers of an oxide of lanthanum and manganese (LaMnO3). The research revealed an abrupt magnetic transition brought about by the slightest change ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — Scientists reported a tunable band gap in BP, effectively modifying the semiconducting material into a unique state of matter with anisotropic dispersion. This research outcome potentially allows for ... read more

Quantum Computing Advance Locates Neutral Atoms

Aug. 12, 2015 — For any computer, being able to manipulate information is essential, but for quantum computing, singling out one data location without influencing any of the surrounding locations is difficult. Now ... read more

Flexible, Biodegradable Device Can Generate Power from Touch

Aug. 12, 2015 — Long-standing concerns about portable electronics include the devices' short battery life and their contribution to e-waste. One group of scientists is now working on a way to address both of ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — A research team has developed fiber-like light emitting diodes, applicable to wearable ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — Used in everything from cell phones to supercomputers, tiny electronic circuits contain transistors that generate performance-compromising heat. Circuit designers can “see” how temperatures ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — Graphene, an atom-thick material with extraordinary properties, is a promising candidate for the next generation of dramatically faster, more energy-efficient electronics. However, scientists have ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — Colossal magnetoresistance is a property with practical applications in a wide array of electronic tools including magnetic sensors and magnetic RAM. New research successfully used high-pressure ... read more

Aug. 10, 2015 — Scientists have created a solid-state memory technology that allows for high-density storage with a minimum of ... read more

Aug. 10, 2015 — A methodology for brain penetration using diameter flexible needles has been developed by scientists. This should further reduce invasiveness and provide tissue penetrations hardly broken than ... read more

Narrowing the Gap Between Synthetic and Natural Graphene

Aug. 10, 2015 — Producing graphene in bulk is critical when it comes to the industrial exploitation of this exceptional two-dimensional material. To that end, researchers have developed a novel variant on the ... read more

Aug. 7, 2015 — A new method to extract more efficient and polarized light from quantum dots (QDs) over a large-scale area has been developed by researchers. Their method, which combines QD and photonic crystal ... read more

Aug. 7, 2015 — Optical materials serve a major role in modern sciences and technology. Many of the devices we use feature technology resulting from material discoveries in this fast moving area of ... read more

Aug. 7, 2015 — Molybdenum ditelluride (MoTe2)  is a crystalline compound that if pure enough can be used as a transistor.  Its molecular structure is an atomic sandwich made up of one molybdenum atom for every ... read more

Aug. 5, 2015 — Researchers have obtained new energy readings for cyanoacetylene molecules, with significant implications for understanding the electronic structure of organic ... read more

New Device Converts DC Electric Field to Terahertz Radiation

Aug. 4, 2015 — Researchers have designed a new device that can convert a DC electric field into a tunable source of terahertz ... read more

Aug. 4, 2015 — Today, almost everything in your car is managed by an electronic control unit (ECU). The problem is that these minicomputers are increasingly coming under attack. Researchers have now developed a ... read more

Aug. 4, 2015 — A new microchip has been developed that can retrieve microfluidically attached cancer cells for serial analysis by integrating a 3-D hydrogel scaffold into a fluidic ... read more

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