Lockheed Martin conducts flight tests of aircraft laser turret for DARPA

Lockheed Martin, in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the University of Notre Dame, has demonstrated the airworthiness of a new beam control turret being developed ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists control surface tension to manipulate liquid metals (w/ Video)

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals by applying very low voltages, opening the door to a new generation ...

Mon 15 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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'Squid skin' metamaterials project yields vivid color display

The quest to create artificial "squid skin"—camouflaging metamaterials that can "see" colors and automatically blend into the background—is one step closer to reality, thanks to a breakthrough ...

Mon 15 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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A Stretchable, Light-Up Surface Inspired by Squid Skin

Squid and other cephalopods control their skin displays by contracting color-filled cells. A team of engineers attempted the same using elastomer and electrical pulses. The post A Stretchable, ...

7 hours ago from Wired Science

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Novel capability enables first test of real turbine engine conditions

(Phys.org) —Manufactures of turbine engines for airplanes, automobiles and electric generation plants could expedite the development of more durable, energy-efficient turbine blades thanks to ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Advanced molecular 'sieves' could be used for carbon capture

(Phys.org) —Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed advanced molecular 'sieves' which could be used to filter carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Making quantum dots glow brighter

Researchers from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the University of Oklahoma have found a new way to control the properties of quantum dots, those tiny chunks of semiconductor material ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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The future face of molecular electronics

The emerging field of molecular electronics could take our definition of portable to the next level, enabling the construction of tiny circuits from molecular components. In these highly efficient ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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And so they beat on, flagella against the cantilever

A team of researchers at Boston University and Stanford University School of Medicine has developed a new model to study the motion patterns of bacteria in real time and to determine how these ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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UCI team is first to capture motion of single molecule in real time

UC Irvine chemists have scored a scientific first: capturing moving images of a single molecule as it vibrates, or "breathes," and shifts from one quantum state to another.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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