3D-printed alloys could lead to lighter planes that fly further

Modern aeroplanes are held together with thousands of rivets and fasteners. That could change soon, thanks to 3D-printed weldable alloys

21 hours ago from Newscientist

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Hybrid indium–lithium anodes provide fast interfacial ion transport

Novel lithium electrodes coated with indium could be the basis for more powerful, longer-lasting, rechargeable batteries. The coating hinders undesirable side-reactions between the electrode ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Molecular machine builds set of chiral molecules

Machine ‘arm’ swivels back and forth to add pieces stereoselectively

1 hours ago from CandEN

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UK pledges $65m towards US neutrino facility

Flash Physics: need-to-know updates from the world of physics

4 hours ago from Physics World

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Precisely defined polymer chains now a reality

Manufactured polymers are ubiquitous in the market. These large molecules are used for synthetic clothing, rubbers and glues, and anything made of plastic. However, the material properties exhibited ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers develop solid-state, free-standing carbon nanofiber supercapacitor

A group of Drexel University researchers have created a fabric-like material electrode that could help make energy storage devices—batteries and supercapacitors—faster and less susceptible to ...

Wed 20 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Researchers set time limit for ultrafast perovskite solar cells

Researchers have quantified the astonishingly high speeds at which future solar cells would have to operate in order to stretch what are presently seen as natural limits on their energy conversion ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Four elements make 2-D optical platform

Rice University scientists have discovered a two-dimensional alloy with an optical bandgap that can be tuned by the temperature used to grow it.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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US Army reveals video of laser weapon shooting down drones

In the tests conducted last month at New Mexico’s White Sands Missile Range, the prototype weapon successfully shot down five unmanned Outlaw aircraft, according to Lockheed Martin. ...

21 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Naked molecules dancing in liquid become visible

Capturing the movement of molecules is not an easy task. Scientists at the Center for Soft and Living Matter, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) were able to observe the movement of ...

Wed 20 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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