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Materials scientists build a synthetic system with compartments like real cells

Polymer chemists and materials scientists have achieved some notable advances that mimic Nature, but one of the most common and practical features of cells has so far been out of reachŚintracellular ...

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New study reveals carbon nanotubes measurement possible for the first time

Swansea University scientists have reported a new approach to measuring the conductivity between identical carbon nanotubes which could be used to help improve the efficiency of electrical power ...

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Colour-changing artificial 'chameleon skin' powered by nanomachines

Researchers have developed artificial 'chameleon skin' that changes color when exposed to light and could be used in applications such as active camouflage and large-scale dynamic displays.

Wed 21 Aug 19 from

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Artificial muscles bloom, dance, and wave

Wearing a flower brooch that blooms before your eyes sounds like magic. KAIST researchers have made it real with robotic muscles.

13 hours ago from TechXplore

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Hereĺs what The Verge wants out of a fourth Matrix movie

Photo: Warner Bros. On August 20th, social media was suddenly abuzz with the official announcement that Lana Wachowski, half of the sibling team behind the original Matrix trilogy, ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from The Verge

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3-D printing of silicone components

ETH spin-off Spectroplast has developed a method to make silicone products using a 3-D printer. The young company now plans to bring to market customised medical products such as hearing aids, ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Call to address e-waste Ĺstockpileĺ

Royal Society of Chemistry backs recycling drive to recover endangered elements from old electronic devices

Wed 21 Aug 19 from Chemistry World

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UT Dallas Engineer Earns Young Investigator Award for Water-Harvesting Work

Dr. Simon Dai, assistant professor of mechanical engineering in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas, has been awarded a three-year ...

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Team draws inspiration from natural marvels to make new materials

A tiny bristle worm, wriggling around the ocean, can extend its jaw outside its mouth to ensnare its prey. The worm's shape-shifting jaw, stiff at the base and flexible at the end, is made of ...

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