Materials processing tricks enable engineers to create new laser material

By doping alumina crystals with neodymium ions, engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a new laser material that is capable of emitting ultra-short, high-power pulses—a ...

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Splitting water: Nanoscale imaging yields key insights

In the quest to realize artificial photosynthesis to convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into fuel—just as plants do—researchers need to not only identify materials to efficiently perform ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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A safe and effective way to whiten teeth

In the age of Instagram and Snapchat, everyone wants to have perfect pearly whites. To get a brighter smile, consumers can opt for over the counter teeth-whitening treatments or a trip to the ...

54 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Solar supercapacitor could power future of wearable sensors

A new form of solar-powered supercapacitor could help make future wearable technologies lighter and more energy-efficient, scientists say.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Water may be key to understanding sweetness

A cranberry, honey or a candy bar—which tastes the sweetest? These foods contain sugars that humans can perceive differently. A cranberry seems tart, whereas a candy bar can be excessively sweet, ...

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Biological signalling processes in intelligent materials

Scientists from the University of Freiburg have developed materials systems that are composed of biological components and polymer materials and are capable of perceiving and processing information. ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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A new approach for narrowing down huge calculations by focusing on a single, predictive parameter

A team that includes nuclear physicists, a machine-learning researcher and an NC State mathematician has created a new approach for narrowing down huge calculations – such as those involved ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers enable transmission of specific colors of light over long distances

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have reached a new milestone on the way to optical computing, or the use of light instead of electricity for computing. They ...

Tue 17 Jul 18 from Phys.org

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How magnetized wire can detect cancer cells in your blood

A fascinating cancer detection technique has been developed by scientists at Stanford University. The process involves a small magnetic wire being inserted into a vein where it attracts ...

Mon 16 Jul 18 from Gizmag

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