Spider silk made from “hierarchical protein assemblies”

Research brings fabrication of steel-tough flexible fibres nearer. Samantha Page reports.

3 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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3-D bioprinting technique could create artificial blood vessels, organ tissue

University of Colorado Boulder engineers have developed a 3-D printing technique that allows for localized control of an object's firmness, opening up new biomedical avenues that could one day ...

15 hours ago from TechXplore

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Scientists make new 'green' electronic polymer-based films with protein nanowires

An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has produced a new class of electronic materials that may lead to a "green," more sustainable future in biomedical ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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New protein sequencing method could transform biological research

A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has demonstrated a new way to sequence proteins that is much more sensitive than existing technology, identifying individual protein ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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For the brokenhearted, grief can lead to death

Grief can cause inflammation that can kill, according to new research from Rice University.

8 minutes ago from Medical Xpress

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Origami, 3-D printing merge to make complex structures in one shot

By merging the ancient art of origami with 21st century technology, researchers have created a one-step approach to fabricating complex origami structures whose light weight, expandability, ...

8 hours ago from TechXplore

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Nanosized ferroelectrics become a reality

Using ferroelectricity instead of magnetism in computer memory saves energy. If ferroelectric bits were nanosized, this would also save space. But conventional wisdom dictates that ferroelectric ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Understanding the building blocks for an electronic brain

Computer bits are binary, with a value of zero or one. By contrast, neurons in the brain can have many internal states, depending on the input that they receive. This allows the brain to process ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Inside Europe’s quest to build an unhackable quantum internet

An ambitious project in the Netherlands aims to use quantum technology to foil hackers who try to spy on data flowing through the internet’s pipes.

3 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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A topical gel that can prevent nerve damage due to spraying crops with pesticides

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in India has developed a topical get that can be used by farmers to prevent nerve damage due to chemical crop spraying. In their paper ...

8 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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