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Chemists report biorenewable, biodegradable plastic alternative

Colorado State University polymer chemists have taken another step toward a future of high-performance, biorenewable, biodegradable plastics.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Feel the dielectric force

23 hours ago from Science Now

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Printing microelectrode array sensors on gummi candy

Microelectrodes can be used for direct measurement of electrical signals in the brain or heart. These applications require soft materials, however. With existing methods, attaching electrodes ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ultra-flexible keyboard can be crumpled like paper

While there are already portable keyboards that can be rolled up, we know how it is … sometimes you just want to crumple the thing up and jam it in your pocket. Well, new technology ...

Wed 20 Jun 18 from Gizmag

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Chemists teach an enzyme a new trick, with potential for building new molecules

Princeton chemists have found a way to make a naturally occurring enzyme take on a new, artificial role, which has significant implications for modern chemistry, including pharmaceutical production. ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers solve major challenge in mass production of low-cost solar cells

An international team of university researchers today reports solving a major fabrication challenge for perovskite cellsthe intriguing potential challengers to silicon-based solar cells.

Thu 21 Jun 18 from TechXplore

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Researchers achieve unprecedented control of polymer grids

Synthetic polymers are ubiquitousnylon, polyester, Teflon and epoxy, to name just a fewand these polymers are all long, linear structures that tangle into imprecise structures. Chemists have ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Graphene assembled film shows higher thermal conductivity than graphite film

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a graphene assembled film that has over 60 percent higher thermal conductivity than graphite film despite the fact ...

Thu 21 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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A lightweight carbon nanofiber-based collector

Quan-Hong Yang from Tianjin University and Wei Lv from Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University with their co-workers reported a lightweight, high-level nitrogen-doping carbon nanofiber ...

Thu 21 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Collaboration yields discovery of 12-sided silica cages

What do you call a materials science discovery that was given a major boost by a lecture from a Nobel laureate in chemistry, used cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM), and was pushed further ...

Wed 20 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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