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Weld done. A new way with ceramics

Clever use of lasers means no furnace required.

6 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Breakthroughs seen in artificial eye and muscle technology

Inspired by the human eye, researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed an adaptive metalens that is essentially a flat, electronically ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Engineers make transistors and electronic devices entirely from thread

A team of engineers has developed a transistor made from linen thread, enabling them to create electronic devices made entirely of thin threads that could be woven into fabric, worn on the skin, ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Thanks to a world record in tomography, synchrotron radiation can be used to watch how metal foam forms

An international research team at the Swiss Light Source (SLS) has set a new tomography world record using a rotary sample table developed at the HZB. With 208 three-dimensional tomographic ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Team develops robust molecular propeller for unidirectional rotations

A team of scientists from Ohio University, Argonne National Laboratory, Universiti de Toulouse in France and Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan led by Ohio Professor of Physics ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Vanderbilts Mahadevan-Jansen elected to SPIE presidential chain

To become Societys President in 2022, Anita Mahadevan-Jansen is leader in biomedical engineering and biophotonics.

Tue 20 Aug 19 from optics.org

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Mathematical framework turns any sheet of material into any shape using kirigami cuts

Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a mathematical framework that can turn any sheet of material into any prescribed ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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The journey of pollen and the process of pollen dispersal

For allergy sufferers, the pollination period is a tough time, whereas for plants it is the opportunity to reproduce: in addition to the wind, insects, in particular, carry pollen from one flower ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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World's thinnest, lightest signal amplifier enables bioinstrumentation with reduced noise

A research group led by Professor Tsuyoshi Sekitani and Associate Professor Takafumi Uemura of The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, succeeded in developing ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Crossover from 2-D metal to 3-D Dirac semimetal in metallic PtTe2 films with local Rashba effect

Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) formed by group 10 metals (e.g. PtSe2, PtTe2) have emerged as important materials with intriguing properties discovered both in bulk single crystals ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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