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Apr. 21, 2017 — Research has demonstrated a scalable and reliable fabrication process of a large scale hyperlens device based on direct pattern transfer techniques. The research team's new cost-effective ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — The structural properties of proteins that could eventually become important materials for manufacturing and medicine are revealed by a novel optical technique that works rapidly to sort through ... read more

Motor Neurons Adjust to Control Tasks, New Brain Research Reveals

Apr. 18, 2017 — Motor cortical neurons optimally adjust how they encode movements in a task-specific manner, new research reveals. The findings enhance our understanding of how the brain controls movement and have ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — A new camera platform has been introduced that uses laser 'speckle' patterns to capture high-resolution images from a distance without telescopic ... read more

Apr. 14, 2017 — A revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch has been created that can help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack. The discovery is a major step forward in treating patients with tissue damage after ... read more

Policymakers 'Flying Blind' Into the Future of Work

Apr. 13, 2017 — Will a robot take away my job? Many people ask that question, yet policymakers don't have the kind of information they need to answer it intelligently, say the authors of a new ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — A new reconfigurable device that emits patterns of thermal infrared light in a fully controllable manner could one day make it possible to collect waste heat at infrared wavelengths and turn it into ... read more

Cold Plasma: Get Started With the Disc Jet

Apr. 12, 2017 — Plasmas have long been used in industry to clean surfaces or to process them such that materials like paints or glues adhere to them more effectively. The advantage: Chemical pre-treatment with ... read more

Apr. 12, 2017 — In industrial production, the testing of machines and products by means of acoustic signals still takes a niche role. Researchers are exhibiting a 'cognitive system' that detects erroneous ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — A team of volcanologists and engineers have collected measurements from directly within volcanic clouds, together with visual and thermal images of inaccessible volcano ... read more

Apr. 10, 2017 — Scientists are combining their expertise to change stem cells for nerve ... read more

New Technology Can Detect Tiny Ovarian Tumors

Apr. 10, 2017 — A highly sensitive way to reveal ovarian tumors has now been developed by researchers. In tests in mice, they were able to detect tumors smaller than 2 millimeters in diameter. The new test makes use ... read more

Apr. 10, 2017 — Scientists have invented a novel ultra-thin multilayer film which could harness the properties of tiny magnetic whirls, known as skyrmions, as information carriers for storing and processing data on ... read more

Apr. 7, 2017 — A bioactive foam that can be used to replace skull bone lost to injury, surgery, or birth defect is currently under development, report ... read more

Gold-Plated Crystals Set New Standard for Natural Gas Detectors

Apr. 6, 2017 — Materials scientists and engineers have developed a sensor that is fast, sensitive and efficient enough to detect specific wavelengths of electromagnetic energy while on the move. The technology ... read more

Taking the Sting out of Bone Repair

Apr. 18, 2017 — Spherical biodegradable carriers support scalable and cost-effective stem cell expansion and bone formation for tissue ... read more

Apr. 5, 2017 — Materials scientists have developed a model to predict the limits of friction behavior of metals based on materials properties -- how hard you can push on materials or how much current you can put ... read more

Speeding Up the 3D Printing Process

Apr. 4, 2017 — Researchers have identified some bottlenecks in 3D printers, that, if improved, could speed up the entire ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Electrical stimulation was used on the spinal cord of a patient in a new study, and combined with intense physical therapy, the man intentionally moved his paralyzed legs, stood and made steplike ... read more

'Virtual' Interferometers May Overcome Scale Issues for Optical Quantum Computers

Apr. 3, 2017 — Researchers have devised an entirely new way of implementing large-scale interferometers that will dramatically miniaturize optical processing ... read more

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