3D printing is so last year: We're onto 4D printing now

4D printing is unfolding as technology that takes 3D printing to an entirely new level.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers finding applications for tough spinel ceramic

Imagine a glass window that's tough like armor, a camera lens that doesn't get scratched in a sand storm, or a smart phone that doesn't break when dropped. Except it's not glass, it's a special ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers build real-time tunable plasmon laser

(Phys.org)—A combined team of researchers from Northwestern and Duke Universities has succeeded in building a plasmon laser that is tunable in real-time. In their paper published in the journal ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Generating broadband terahertz radiation from a microplasma in air

Researchers at the University of Rochester's Institute of Optics have shown that a laser-generated microplasma in air can be used as a source of broadband terahertz radiation.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists create cheaper magnetic material for cars, wind turbines

Karl A. Gschneidner and fellow scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have created a new magnetic alloy that is an alternative to traditional rare-earth permanent magnets.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Heat makes electrons spin in magnetic superconductors

Physicists have shown how heat can be exploited for controlling magnetic properties of matter. The finding helps in the development of more efficient mass memories. The result was published ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ultra-sensitive sensor detects individual electrons

A Spanish-led team of European researchers at the University of Cambridge has created an electronic device so accurate that it can detect the charge of a single electron in less than one microsecond. ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from Phys.org

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A new wrinkle for cell culture

Using a technique that introduces tiny wrinkles into sheets of graphene, researchers from Brown University have developed new textured surfaces for culturing cells in the lab that better mimic ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from Phys.org

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An improvement to the global software standard for analyzing fusion plasmas

The gold standard for analyzing the behavior of fusion plasmas may have just gotten better. Mario Podestà, a staff physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Micro fingers for arranging single cells

Functional analysis of a cell, which is the fundamental unit of life, is important for gaining new insights into medical and pharmaceutical fields. For efficiently studying cell functions, it ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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