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Researchers develop thin heat shield for superfast aircraft

The world of aerospace increasingly relies on carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites to build the structures of satellites, rockets and jet aircraft.

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Engineers find bottlebrush copolymers can be tailored for applications

A microscopic polymer in the form of a common kitchen implement could give industry exquisite control over coatings.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Tailor-made carbon can help scientists find hereditary diseases and the right doses of medication

Sensors manufactured with carbon-based materials can provide uniquely accurate and real-time information on hereditary diseases or the concentrations of drugs in the body. In addition to medicine, ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Building a picture of bamboos strengths

Researchers investigate its thermal properties and structural potential.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Stretchable, degradable semiconductors

To seamlessly integrate electronics with the natural world, materials are needed that are both stretchable and degradablefor example, flexible medical devices that conform to the surfaces of ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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New material points toward highly efficient solar cells

A new type of material for next-generation solar cells eliminates the need to use lead, which has been a major roadblock for this technology.

Tue 12 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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A shield, a dance and a growing crystal

Study suggests a mechanism for controlling crystallisation.

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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The smell of old books could help preserve them

Old books give off a complex mlange of odors, ranging from pleasant (almonds, caramel and chocolate) to nasty (formaldehyde, old clothes and trash). Detecting early signs of paper degradation ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Rational transparent conductor design provides a boost to carbon nanotubes application

An international team of scientists led by researchers from the Laboratory of Nanomaterials at the Skoltech Center for Photonics and Quantum Materials (CPQM) has rationally designed a novel ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Light at the end of the nanotunnel for future catalysts

Using a new type of nanoreactor, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have mapped catalytic reactions on individual metallic nanoparticles. Their work could improve chemical ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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