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See-through, one-atom-thick, carbon electrodes powerful tool to study brain disorders

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have used graphene—a two-dimensional ...

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See-through sensors open new window into the brain

(Medical Xpress)—Developing invisible implantable medical sensor arrays, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers has overcome a major technological hurdle in researchers' efforts ...

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Imaging electric charge propagating along microbial nanowires

The claim by microbiologist Derek Lovley and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that the microbe Geobacter produces tiny electrical wires, called microbial nanowires, has ...

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Towards controlled dislocations

Crystallographic defects or irregularities (known as dislocations) are often found within crystalline materials. Two main types of dislocation exist: edge and screw type. However, dislocations ...

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Superconducting circuits, simplified

Computer chips with superconducting circuits—circuits with zero electrical resistance—would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today's chips, an attractive trait given the increasing ...

Fri 17 Oct 14 from

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Internationale Open-Access-Woche: 8000 Publikationen der Universität Luxemburg frei zugänglich

Wie kann man herausfinden, was Forscher an der Universität Luxemburg tun? Wo kann man einen Blick auf ihre Publikationen werfen? Ganz einfach: im Internet. Anlässlich der internationalen Open-Access-Woche ...

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Bottom-Up Self Assembly of Graphene Holds Promise for Spintronics

New technique allows for control of length, edge configuration, and location on a substrate

Fri 17 Oct 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Two-dimensional piezoelectric material forms basis of world's thinnest electric generator

Researchers from Columbia University and the Georgia Institute of Technology are laying claim to having observed piezoelectricity in an atomically thin material for the first time. The effect ...

Fri 17 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Magnetic mirrors enable new technologies by reflecting light in uncanny ways

As in Alice's journey through the looking-glass to Wonderland, mirrors in the real world can sometimes behave in surprising and unexpected ways, including a new class of mirror that works like ...

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Engineers develop tiny, sound-powered chip to serve as medical device

Medical researchers would like to plant tiny electronic devices deep inside our bodies to monitor biological processes and deliver pinpoint therapies to treat illness or relieve pain.

Thu 16 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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