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February 28, 2017

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February 28, 2017

Feb. 27, 2017 — A research team has improved an important catalytic reaction commonly used in the oil and gas industries. The innovation could lead to dramatic energy savings and reduced pollution, they ... read more

Feb. 27, 2017 — Researchers examined whether new industrial applications could be developed for various types of sludge and fly ash generated by the paper and board ... read more

Feb. 27, 2017 — Triboelectric nanogenerators (TENG) convert mechanical energy harvested from the environment to electricity for powering small devices such as sensors or for recharging consumer electronics. Now, ... read more

Feb. 25, 2017 — Cutting-edge research and development can help solve some of the challenges associated with drug delivery, say ... read more

Feb. 24, 2017 — Origami-inspired materials use folds in materials to embed powerful functionality. However, all that folding can be pretty labor intensive. Now, researchers are drawing material inspiration from ... read more

Feb. 24, 2017 — An efficient hydrogen storage system has been developed that could be a boon for hydrogen powered ... read more

Desks Join the Internet of Things

Feb. 23, 2017 — The internet of things promises to revolutionize the way we live, connecting the objects in our homes to one another and to the vast array of information available online. The possibilities are ... read more

As Thin as an Atom: A Revolutionary Semiconductor for Electronics

Feb. 23, 2017 — Semiconductors that are as thin as an atom are no longer the stuff of science fiction. A new two-dimensional material could revolutionize electronics, say ... read more

Understanding the Impact of Delays in High-Speed Networks

Feb. 23, 2017 — In a world increasingly reliant on high-speed networks, introducing microsecond delays into such systems can have profound ... read more

Computing With Biochemical Circuits Made Easy

Feb. 23, 2017 — A software tool and a systematic wet-lab procedure proven in practice are an advance in the design and construction of circuits made of ... read more

Liquid Hydrogen May Be Way Forward for Sustainable Air Travel

Feb. 23, 2017 — With sustainable solutions in mind, a new study looks at the energy efficiency of current modes of ... read more

Feb. 23, 2017 — Researchers have developed a completely new type of display that creates 3-D images by using a laser to form tiny bubbles inside a liquid 'screen.' Instead of rendering a 3-D scene on a ... read more

New Laser Spectroscopy Technique to Understand Atomic and Nuclear Structure of Radioactive Atoms

Feb. 23, 2017 — An international collaboration with research groups from five countries – Belgium, Finland, France, Germany and Russia – have applyied high-resolution laser ionization of radioactive atoms in a ... read more

Feb. 23, 2017 — Researchers have developed tiny nanoparticles that help convert carbon dioxide into methane using only ultraviolet light as an energy source. Having found a catalyst that can do this important ... read more

Feb. 23, 2017 — Ionotronic devices rely on charge effects based on ions, instead of electrons or in addition to electrons. These devices open new opportunities for creating electrically switchable memories. ... read more

Feb. 22, 2017 — Scientists have created a three-dimensional organ-on-a-chip that can mimic the heart's amazing biomechanical properties in order to study cardiac disease, determine the effects that different ... read more

Feb. 22, 2017 — Engineers discover that an organic material self-assembles directly next to borophene, forming an ideal interface for electronic ... read more

Scientists Decipher the Nanoscale Architecture of a Beetle's Shell

Feb. 22, 2017 — A professor of mechanical and materials engineering has found a way to analyze the fibrous nanostructure of a beetle's lightweight but durable ... read more

Feb. 22, 2017 — For the first time, a single multifunction flexible fiber no bigger than a human hair, has successfully delivered a combination of optical, electrical and chemical signals back and forth into the ... read more

Study to Focus on Pollution Potential of Oil and Gas Wastewater Spread on Roadways

Feb. 22, 2017 — Understanding the environmental impact of using oil and gas wastewater as a road treatment may lead to safer water resources and stricter government regulations, according to ... read more

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