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Better biomedical devices, wearable displays may result from tiny light-guiding structures

For the first time, researchers have fabricated light-guiding structures known as waveguides just over one micron wide in a clear silicone commonly used for biomedical applications. The tiny, ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Shape-shifting origami could help antenna systems adapt on the fly

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have devised a method for using an origami-based structure to create radio frequency filters that have adjustable dimensions, enabling the ...

Mon 10 Dec 18 from TechXplore

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Physicists edge closer to controlling chemical reactions

A team of researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and Aarhus University in Denmark has developed an algorithm for predicting the effect of an external electromagnetic ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sensitive robots feel the strain

Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Proteins imaged in graphene liquid cell have higher radiation tolerance

Electron microscopy is one of the main methods used to examine protein structure. Studying these structures is of key importance to elucidate their function feeding fundamental information into ...

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Copper compound as promising quantum computing unit

Chemists have now synthesized a molecule that can perform the function of a computing unit in a quantum computer.

8 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Topological matters: Toward a new kind of transistor

Billions of tiny transistors supply the processing power in modern smartphones, controlling the flow of electrons with rapid on-and-off switching.

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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How skin cells protect themselves against stress

Cell biologists have developed a new method for measuring how mechanical forces in cells are processed.

10 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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New method gives microscope a boost in resolution

Scientists have been able to boost current super-resolution microscopy by a novel tweak. They coated the glass cover slip as part of the sample carrier with tailor-made biocompatible nanosheets ...

11 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Seeing and avoiding the 'blind spot' in atomic force measurements

Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopya powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells and the motion ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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