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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

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3-D Printed Graphene Aerogels Could Improve Sensors and Batteries

Using 3-D to manufacture predetermined architectures for aerogels opens up energy storage and electronic applications

Thu 23 Apr 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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Polymer researchers create a new class of hybrid materials

Polymer science will have to add a new giant molecule to its lexicon thanks to a cutting-edge discovery at The University of Akron. Taking a revolutionary "building blocks" approach, researchers ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from

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Pseudoparticles travel through photoactive material

Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have unveiled an important step in the conversion of light into storable energy: Together with scientists of the Fritz Haber Institute ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from

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Chemists' synthesis of silicon oxides opens 'new world in a grain of sand'

In an effort that reaches back to the 19th-century laboratories of Europe, a discovery by University of Georgia chemistry researchers establishes new research possibilities for silicon chemistry ...

Thu 23 Apr 15 from

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A century of chemical warfare: nations reflect on grim anniversary

International community renews vows to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons as evidence grows of chlorine use in Syria.

Wed 22 Apr 15 from Nature News

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Plastic Gear Wheel Expected to Reduce Vehicle Weight

The Center for Advanced Die Engineering and Technology at Gifu University and Central Fine Tool Co Ltd co-developed a plastic gear wheel reinforced with carbon fiber fabric.

Thu 16 Apr 15 from Tech-On

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Quantum model helps solve mysteries of water

Water is one of the most common and extensively studied substances on earth. It is vital for all known forms of life but its unique behaviour has yet to be explained in terms of the properties ...

Mon 20 Apr 15 from

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Could bacteria-grown materials be the future of building?

The Cones are produced through a hands-on process of growing a specific kind of bacteria over the course of three weeks. Within this period each cellulose cone ripens in a suspended mould and ...

Mon 20 Apr 15 from Inhabitat

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