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Scientists design graphene filter to purify methane from biogas

UNSW researchers are using 'wonder material' graphene to generate sustainable energy in municipal wastewater treatment plants.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Fridges made from twisty materials could be better for the environment

Cooling powered by twisting materials could make more efficient and sustainable fridges that don't rely on compressing greenhouse gasses

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Newscientist

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New material captures carbon dioxide

A new material that can selectively capture carbon dioxide (CO2) molecules and efficiently convert them into useful organic materials has been developed by researchers at Kyoto University, along ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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A hexagonal planar transition-metal complex

Nature, Published online: 09 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1616-2A six-coordinate transition-metal complex with a hexagonal planar geometry is isolated and characterized.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Nature News

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That new yarn?!Wearable, washable textile devices are possible with MXene-coated yarns

Producing functional fabrics that perform all the functions we want, while retaining the characteristics of fabric we're accustomed to is no easy task.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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'Electroadhesive' stamp picks up and puts down microscopic structures

New technique could enable assembly of circuit boards and displays with more minute components.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from ScienceDaily

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Nanostructures help to reduce the adhesion of bacteria

Scientists have shown how bacteria adhere to rough surfaces at the microscopic level. Now a team of researchers has discovered that precise analysis of the topographical composition of nanostructured ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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Adding red light to artificial lungs to reduce carbon monoxide in poisoned patients

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School has found that it is possible to remove carbon monoxide (CO) from blood by shining a red light on it as it ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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An intelligent, shape-morphing, self-healing material for integrated artificial muscle and nervous tissue

Advances in the fields of soft robotics, wearable technologies and human/machine interfaces require a new class of stretchable materials that can change shape adaptively while relying only on ...

Tue 8 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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New electrolyte stops rapid performance decline of next-generation lithium battery

Argonne's new electrolyte mixture stabilizes silicon anodes during cycling.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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