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Sunday 19 April, 2015

Research breakthrough could lead to flexible electronics with longer battery life

extended battery life

Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison have made a significant leap toward creating higher-performance electronics with improved battery life  More...

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Michael S. Arnold1, Alexander A. Green1, James F. Hulvat1, Samuel I. Stupp1 & Mark C. Hersam1
Sorting of SWNTs by diameter, bandgap and electronic type using density gradient ultracentrifugation.
By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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New material promises higher-performance electronics

Material engineers including an Indian-origin scientist from University of Wisconsin-Madison have reported the highest-performing carbon nanotube transistors ever demonstrated  More...

nanowire smart cloth
By BioNews On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Nanowire clothes to keep you warm

A team of US scientists has developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate heat and  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Scientists create ‘repulsive’ material

Japanese scientists have developed a new material whose properties are dominated by electrostatic repulsion  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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New artificial ligament graft could replace torn ligaments 

Connecting the femur to the tibia, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is one of the most devastating injuries in  More...

A schematic shows the design of an optoelectronic memory device based on CIS, a two-dimensional material developed at Rice University. The device traps electrons formed when light hits the material and holds them until released for storage; it could form the basis of future flat imaging devices. (Credit: Ajayan Group/Rice University)
By BioNews On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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New material promises the thinnest-ever imaging device

Researchers from the Rice University in the US have developed atomically thin material that may  More...

Drawing of a ceria-supported metal rhodium-palladium nanoparticle. The ethanol and water molecules are absorbed at the interface between the nanoparticles and the support and they generate new reactive chemical species that make the rhodium and palladium atoms reorganise on the surface, change their oxidation state and thus facilitate the production of hydrogen.
By BioNews On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Researchers one-step closer in developing custom-made catalysts for making vehicles and industrial processes more efficient

A team led by Jordi Llorca, a professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), has discovered that atoms react  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Soon, liquids to keep your PC cool

We know that personal computers can slow down, or worse, completely shut down owing to overheating  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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‘Nanoparticles in packaged food harmful for humans, climate’

Nanomaterials used in food packaging, personal care products and even as food additives may not only interfere with your digestion  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Silicon-based chip soon thing of the past?

The dominance of silicon in electronics may soon be over as researchers have now developed a flexible, energy-efficient hybrid circuit combining carbon nanotube thin film transistors with other thin film transistors More...