A Twist in Graphene Could Make for Tunable Electronic Devices

A single material could be 'twisted' into various components of a circuit with distinct electronic properties

2 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Caged clusters shine brighter

2 hours ago from Science Now

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Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles

A team of engineers at the University of Delaware is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibers, including cotton, ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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We have finally figured out how to snap spaghetti into two pieces

Snap a piece of dry spaghetti and you will always end up with three or more pieces - but now mathematicians have figured out how to get a single clean break

Wed 15 Aug 18 from Newscientist

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Nanoparticle-based solution pulls last drops of oil from well water

Oil and water tend to separate, but they mix well enough to form stable oil-in-water emulsions in produced water from oil reservoirs to become a problem. Rice University scientists have developed ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Taking a closer look at unevenly charged biomolecules

In clinical diagnostics, it is critical to monitor biomolecules in a simple, rapid and sensitive way. Clinicians most often monitor antibodies because these small proteins attach to antigens, ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Engineers create most wear-resistant metal alloy in the world

If you're ever unlucky enough to have a car with metal tires, you might consider a set made from a new alloy engineered at Sandia National Laboratories. You could skidnot drive, skidaround ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Novel research optimizes both elasticity and rigidity in the same material without the usual tradeoffs

In the world of materials, rigidity and elasticity are usually on opposite ends of the continuum. Typically, the more elastic a material, the less able it is to bear loads and resist forces. ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Noise in the biorhythm: biological clocks respond differently to light fluctuations

Anyone who has experienced jet lag knows the power of the biological clock. Almost all organisms, from humans to the smallest of bacteria, have a built-in system that tells them whether it is ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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A unique combination of catalysts opens doors to making useful compounds

Researchers have developed a new method that aids in the process of making valuable compounds by using a unique combination of catalysts.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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