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Researchers Develop Cheap, Touch-Sensitive Paper To Digitize Writing

There is a debate as to which is better – writing the good old fashion way with pen and paper, or typing it onto a computer. No doubt the latter is more efficient in terms of speed and ...

7 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Cheaper and easier way found to make plastic semiconductors

Cheap, flexible and sustainable plastic semiconductors will soon be a reality thanks to a breakthrough by chemists at the University of Waterloo.

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Graphene used to make stronger, greener concrete

Graphene, the "wonder material" composed of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms, is the world's strongest manmade material. Now, scientists have used it to create a new type ...

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Nanoparticles are dyeing to convert infrared to visible light for solar cells

To squeeze the most energy we possibly can out of the Sun, we need to improve the efficiency of solar cells. Currently, most technologies only capture the visible light, leaving the ...

Tue 24 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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Bolt Threads is bringing sustainable materials out of the labs and onto the runways.

Credit: Bolt ThreadsAsk any gathering of chemists and they'll tell you: Spiderwebs are weird. Made from chains of proteins, spider silk can exhibit tensile strength that is ...

17 hours ago from Discovery News

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Scientists roll 2-D cadmium telluride into nanoscrolls

A team of scientists from the Faculty of Chemistry and the Faculty of Materials Science, MSU, together with foreign colleagues, discovered that two-dimensional sheets of cadmium telluride can ...

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Researchers invent nano-coating for synthetic leather that cleans itselfand won't get sticky on a hot day

If you've ever stained your favorite leather-look jacket or had to peel your bare legs from a sticky vinyl car seat in the summer, the solution to your woes just might be found on the surface ...

Mon 23 Apr 18 from

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Sun 22 Apr 18 from CandEN

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Scientists create gold nanoparticles in water

An experiment that, by design, was not supposed to turn up anything of note instead produced a "bewildering" surprise, according to the Stanford scientists who made the discovery: a new way ...

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Peptide induces chirality evolution in a single gold nanoparticle

For the first time, scientists have successfully created optically active, chiral gold nanoparticles using amino acids and peptides. Many chemicals significant to life have mirror-image twins ...

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