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Ultrasensitive sensor using N-doped graphene

A highly sensitive chemical sensor based on Raman spectroscopy and using nitrogen-doped graphene as a substrate was developed by an international team of researchers working at Penn State. In ...

Fri 22 Jul 16 from

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Facebook's lightbulb moment for drone-based internet access

If you think your internet is slow, spare a thought for the estimated 4 billion people on the planet who have no access at all. Rather than the costly process of building towers and ...

Wed 20 Jul 16 from Gizmag

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Atoms and the voids

There is indeed plenty of room at the bottom WHAT if "we can arrange the atoms the way we want; the very atoms, all the way down"? So asked the physicist Richard Feynman in an influential ...

Thu 21 Jul 16 from The Economist

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Infrared imaging technologies offer reduced costs, improved quality of life

The latest advances in near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) technologies are enabling development of new capabilities in diagnosis and treatment of disease, offering reduced health-care costs, ...

Thu 21 Jul 16 from Medical Xpress

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Plasmonics Enable Optical Microscopes to Perform Like Electron Microscopes

Low production costs make technique available to developing countries for detecting a wide variety of diseases

Thu 21 Jul 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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Scientists develop plastic flexible magnetic memory device

Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo from the National University of Singapore led a research team to successfully embed a powerful magnetic memory chip on a flexible plastic material. This malleable ...

Tue 19 Jul 16 from

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'Dots & Co.' is a meditative puzzle game that should be on your phone

Mobile puzzle game Two Dots (from developer Dots) did a ton of things right when it was released in 2014. The game took a simple mechanic -- matching two or more dots of the same color ...

Wed 20 Jul 16 from Engadget

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Scientists develop way to upsize nanostructures into light, flexible 3-D printed materials

For years, scientists and engineers have synthesized materials at the nanoscale level to take advantage of their mechanical, optical, and energy properties, but efforts to scale these materials ...

Mon 18 Jul 16 from

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Scientists glimpse inner workings of atomically thin transistors

With an eye to the next generation of tech gadgetry, a team of physicists at The University of Texas at Austin has had the first-ever glimpse into what happens inside an atomically thin semiconductor ...

Mon 18 Jul 16 from

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A glimpse inside the atom

An electron microscope can't just snap a photo like a mobile phone camera can. The ability of an electron microscope to image a structure and how successful this imaging will be depends ...

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