3D-printed alloys could lead to lighter planes that fly further

Modern aeroplanes are held together with thousands of rivets and fasteners. That could change soon, thanks to 3D-printed weldable alloys

Wed 20 Sep 17 from Newscientist

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Lockheed Martin's laser weapon takes down 5 drones in live-fire demonstartion

It was 5-0 at the US Army's White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico as a Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system shot down five unmanned drones with a "100 percent" success rate. ...

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Gizmag

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Multiscale simulations help predict unruly plasma behavior

Decades of fusion research have brought many advances in our understanding of the physics of plasma, the hot ionized gas at the heart of a fusion reactor. While many questions are being answered, ...

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Researchers demonstrate quantum teleportation of patterns of light

Nature Communications today published research by a team comprising Scottish and South African researchers, demonstrating entanglement swapping and teleportation of orbital angular momentum ...

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Application of air-sensitive semiconductors in nanoelectronics

A research group consisting of scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University, Germany and Venezuela proved the existence of chemical bonds between gallium and oxygen. This discovery will allow ...

Fri 22 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Researchers report new technique for de-icing surfaces

Scientists and engineers have been waging a quiet but determined battle against the build-up of ice on infrastructure. A thin coating of ice on solar panels can wreak havoc with their ability ...

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Two-colour pixels let you draw pair of images in the same space

Pixels created with pinholes in aluminium can change colour under different light, which may be useful for fighting forgeries and for storing data

Fri 22 Sep 17 from Newscientist

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Rapid imaging of granular matter

Granular systems such as gravel or powders can be found everywhere, but studying them is not easy. Researchers at ETH Zurich have now developed a method by which pictures of the inside of granular ...

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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New analysis explains role of defects in metal oxides

Sometimes things that are technically defects, such as imperfections in a material's crystal lattice, can actually produce changes in properties that open up new kinds of useful applications. ...

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Hybrid indiumlithium anodes provide fast interfacial ion transport

Novel lithium electrodes coated with indium could be the basis for more powerful, longer-lasting, rechargeable batteries. The coating hinders undesirable side-reactions between the electrode ...

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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