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Spider silk made from ôhierarchical protein assembliesö

Research brings fabrication of steel-tough flexible fibres nearer. Samantha Page reports.

15 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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A chemical criterion for rating movies

A measurable criterion now exists for determining the age rating of films. A group of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz has found that the concentration of isoprene ...

Thu 18 Oct 18 from

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Producing defectless metal crystals of unprecedented size

A research group at the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), has published an article in Science describing a new method to convert inexpensive ...

Fri 19 Oct 18 from

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Nanodiamonds as photocatalysts

Climate change is in full swing and will continue unabated as long as CO2 emissions continue. One possible solution is to return CO2 to the energy cycle: CO2 could be processed with water into ...

Fri 19 Oct 18 from

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Chemists develop method to obtain catalyst-, surfactant- and template-free polymeric nanoparticles

A chemist from RUDN proposes a simple technology for producing polymeric nanoparticles from only two organic substances. By changing the temperature of the reaction and the ratio of initial ...

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How to throw a fun, zero waste Halloween party

October is flying by, and Halloween will be here before you know it. To celebrate the holiday, many of us like to throw a party at home, work or school full of pumpkins, candy, costumes, food ...

19 hours ago from Inhabitat

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3D-printed supercapacitor electrode breaks records in lab tests

Scientists at UC Santa Cruz and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have reported unprecedented performance results for a supercapacitor electrode. The researchers fabricated electrodes ...

Thu 18 Oct 18 from TechXplore

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Electrical enhancement: Engineers speed up electrons in semiconductors

Researchers from the Graduate School of Bio-Applications and Systems Engineering at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) have sped up the movement of electrons in organic semiconductor ...

Thu 18 Oct 18 from

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Chemists test a new nanocatalyst for obtaining hydrogen

A chemist from RUDN was the first to use catalysts with ruthenium nanoparticles to obtain hydrogen under the influence of visible light and UV radiation. In the future, such catalysts may be ...

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Safer explosives? Itĺs in the pores

In a move that will make demolition teams breathe a bit easier, scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are studying the structure of high explosives to find ...

Wed 17 Oct 18 from Gizmag

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