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New Alloy Could Make Solar Cheaper & More Efficient

24/06/2017 • Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a new semiconducting alloy that...

New Sponge Can Keep Cleaning Up Oil Spills

18/03/2017 • A new foam, called Oleo Sponge, easily absorbs oil from water. And, it’s reusable. It can...

Solar Could Get a Boost From Glowing Dye

23/11/2016 • A fluorescent dye called BODIPY could be an ideal material for...

Kibble-Zurek Mechanism Confirmed

12/11/2016 • New research confirms a decades-old theory describing the dynamics of...

Metamaterial Hides Text Like a Chameleon

29/10/2016 • Scientists have used an electric current to not just heat a hybrid metamaterial, but also...

These STEM Fields Don’t Make Women Feel Welcome

22/10/2016 • Researchers say there are 3 main factors that explain why women are more represented in some...

Method Controls Graphene Defects for New Materials

22/10/2016 • Researchers have developed ways to control defects in 2D materials—such as graphene. The...

Scientists Create Ultra-Strong Nano Cubes

22/10/2016 • Scientists are smashing metallic micro-cubes to make them ultra-strong and tough by...

Scientists Discover Mathematical Rules in Random Droplets

15/10/2016 • Engineers trying to design tiny devices called microfluidic chips observed the surprising way...

Nanotube Forest Traps Viruses

15/10/2016 • A new tool uses a forest-like array of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes that can be finely...

A Step Closer to Room Temperature Superconductors

24/09/2016 • Knowing the mysterious recipe for high-temperature superconductivity would enable big advances...

Is Time Travel Possible?

24/09/2016 • A simple question from his wife—Does physics really allow people to travel back in...

Laser Pulses Makes Graphene Circuits Better

10/09/2016 • Nanoengineers have found that using lasers can improve the electrical conductivity of graphene...

Enigma Machine Goes Quantum

10/09/2016 • Scientists are the first to demonstrate that an unbreakable encrypted message can be sent with...

Microwave Makes High Quality Graphene

10/09/2016 • Engineers have found a simple method for producing high-quality...

New Force Measurments Through Granular Materials

10/09/2016 •   Civil engineers have developed a new way to measure how forces move through granular...

E-coli Biofuel Factories a Possibility

27/08/2016 • Laboratory-adapted E. coli that lack the features that make humans sick still grow fast...

Microbial Dynamo Produces Electricity While Eating Waste

27/08/2016 • New research shows how Geobacter bacteria grow as films on electrodes and generate...

Perovskites with Flipped Crystals Enhance Solar Cells

17/07/2016 • A new type of 2D-layered perovskite could lead to next-generation stable solar-cell devices...

Nanocones’ Show Promise in Making Hydrogen Fuel

26/06/2016 • Hydrogen fuel has long been touted as a clean alternative to gasoline. Automakers began...

Did Ligo Just Find Dark Matter?

26/06/2016 • A gravity wave passing by Earth may have left a clue to solving a major mystery: the nature of...

Camouflage Shell Makes Electricity ‘Invisible’

19/06/2016 • A copper camouflage shell, inspired by the chameleon, is the first to render sensors invisible...

Nickel Makes Toxic Synthesis Cheaper and Greener

12/06/2016 • Chemical synthesis can transform commodity chemicals into complex life-saving drugs, household...

Cats Love Boxes, Schrödinger’s Cat Just Got Two

05/06/2016 • Physicists have given Schrödinger’s famous cat a second box to...

Quantum Sensor Creates Images of Skyrmions

08/05/2016 • Scientists have used a single atom to capture high-resolution images...

We Could Soon Store the world’s data in less than space than a...

23/04/2016 • All the baby pictures, financial transactions, funny cat videos, and...

Meet the new Periodic Table for 2016

05/01/2016 • Well it’s a new year and we have a new periodic table, with an unheard of 4 new elements...

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