Knotty new DNA structure found in living cells for the first time

When we think of the structure of DNA, the image that most likely comes to mind is that of the iconic double helix. This shape was identified in 1953 as DNA's most common form, and while ...

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Researchers Develop Cheap, Touch-Sensitive Paper To Digitize Writing

There is a debate as to which is better – writing the good old fashion way with pen and paper, or typing it onto a computer. No doubt the latter is more efficient in terms of speed and ...

8 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Cheaper and easier way found to make plastic semiconductors

Cheap, flexible and sustainable plastic semiconductors will soon be a reality thanks to a breakthrough by chemists at the University of Waterloo.

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DoorDash will deliver groceries from Walmart in Atlanta

Walmart's latest tech trick is delivering groceries via DoorDash. Except instead of this being a Walmart offering, it's actually being led by DoorDash according to TechCrunch. ...

20 hours ago from Engadget

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Dispute about terahertz photoresponse in graphene results in a draw

Physicists at MIPT and their British and Russian colleagues revealed the mechanisms leading to photocurrent in graphene under terahertz radiation. The paper published in Applied Physics Letters ...

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Electrode shape improves neurostimulation for small targets

A cross-like shape helps the electrodes of implantable neurostimulation devices to deliver more charge to specific areas of the nervous system, possibly prolonging device life span, says research ...

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Graphene used to make stronger, greener concrete

Graphene, the "wonder material" composed of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms, is the world's strongest manmade material. Now, scientists have used it to create a new type ...

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Nanoparticles are dyeing to convert infrared to visible light for solar cells

To squeeze the most energy we possibly can out of the Sun, we need to improve the efficiency of solar cells. Currently, most technologies only capture the visible light, leaving the ...

Tue 24 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Cheap 3-D printer can produce self-folding materials

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have used an inexpensive 3-D printer to produce flat plastic items that, when heated, fold themselves into predetermined shapes, such as a rose, a boat ...

21 hours ago from TechXplore

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Gallium oxide shows high electron mobility, making it promising for better and cheaper devices

The next generation of energy-efficient power electronics, high-frequency communication systems, and solid-state lighting rely on materials known as wide bandgap semiconductors. Circuits based ...

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