Researchers find thin layers of water can become ice-like at room temperature

New research by scientists at The University of Akron (UA) shows that a nanometer-thin layer of water between two charged surfaces exhibits ice-like tendencies that allow it to withstand pressures ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Device to control 'color' of electrons in graphene provides path to future electronics

A device made of bilayer graphene, an atomically thin hexagonal arrangement of carbon atoms, provides experimental proof of the ability to control the momentum of electrons and offers a path ...

33 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Graphene key to growing 2-D semiconductor with extraordinary properties

A newly discovered method for making two-dimensional materials could lead to new and extraordinary properties, particularly in a class of materials called nitrides, say the Penn State materials ...

33 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Simple equation predicts force needed to push objects through granular and pasty materials

For those of you who take sandcastle building very seriously, listen up: MIT engineers now say you can trust a very simple equation to calculate the force required to push a shovel—and any other ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Continuous roll-process technology for transferring and packaging flexible LSI

A research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and by Dr. Jae-Hyun Kim from the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Bringing artificial enzymes closer to nature

Scientists at the University of Basel, ETH Zurich, and NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering have developed an artificial metalloenzyme that catalyses a reaction inside of cells without equivalent ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Electrons with no mass acquire a mass in the presence of a high magnetic field

An international team of researchers have for the first time, discovered that in a very high magnetic field an electron with no mass can acquire a mass. Understanding why elementary particles ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Meteorite impact on a nano scale

A meteorite impacting the earth under a grazing angle of incidence can do a lot of damage; it may travel a long way, carving a trench into the ground until it finally penetrates the surface. ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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J.R. Macdonald Lab Receives Nearly $8 Million DOE Grant Renewal

Kansas State University's James R. Macdonald Laboratory has received a nearly $8 million grant renewal from the U.S. Department of Energy.

2 hours ago from Newswise

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Simple polymer could unlock more effective bone regeneration treatments

A new technique developed by biomedical engineers could help to unlock the full potential of a promising treatment for bone regeneration, creating better therapies for spinal injuries, bone ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Graphene key to growing 2-D semiconductor with extraordinary properties, 33 minutes ago
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Simple equation predicts force needed to push objects through granular and pasty materials, 3 hours ago
Researchers find thin layers of water can become ice-like at room temperature, 3 hours ago
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Bringing artificial enzymes closer to nature, 4 hours ago
Electrons with no mass acquire a mass in the presence of a high magnetic field, 4 hours ago
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