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Quantum rebar: Quantum dots enhance stability of solar-harvesting perovskite crystals

University of Toronto Engineering researchers have combined two emerging technologies for next-generation solar powerŚand discovered that each one helps stabilize the other. The resulting hybrid ...

Wed 22 May 19 from Phys.org

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We can now 3D-print diamond material -- but not for jewelry - CNET

Sandvik's process is for ultradurable products like machine tools.

15 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Octopus-inspired wearable sensor

Wearable electronics that adhere to skin are an emerging trend in health sensor technology for their ability to monitor a variety of human activities, from heart rate to step count. But finding ...

Wed 22 May 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers develop the first functional non-native metal hydrogenase

Hydrogenases are enzymes that catalyze hydrogen activation. There are three types of hydrogenases in nature, all containing iron and some of them nickel. But in synthetic chemistry there is ...

Tue 21 May 19 from Phys.org

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Solving a scientific mystery and finding a solution for industry

In solving a scientific mystery, researchers from the University of Houston and the nation's national laboratories also discovered a new avenue for clearing toxins from water, including wastewater ...

Tue 21 May 19 from Phys.org

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Ultra-thin superlattices from gold nanoparticles for nanophotonics

Researchers led by Prof. Dr. Matthias Karg at the Institute of Physical Chemistry report a simple technique for developing highly ordered particle layers. The group worked with tiny, deformable ...

Tue 21 May 19 from Phys.org

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Fighting counterfeit with carbon nanotubes

The ubiquity of electronic devices makes it essential to use encryption and anti-counterfeiting tools to protect the privacy and security of users. With the growing expansion of the Internet ...

Tue 21 May 19 from Phys.org

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New research shows how clustered particles determine elasticity of some gels

From the toothpaste you squeeze on your brush first thing in the morning to the yogurt you slurp down to the fabric softener that keeps your pajamas cozy and soft, gels are ubiquitous in consumer ...

Mon 20 May 19 from Phys.org

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Brookhaven's Mircea Cotlet Named a Battelle "Inventor of the Year"

The global science and technology organization Battelle recognized materials scientist Mircea Cotlet of Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials for his research in applying self-assembly ...

Tue 21 May 19 from Newswise

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