Metasurface holograms: Fast, compact polarization measurements for spectroscopy and sensing

For the first time, researchers have used ultra-thin layers of 2-D structures known as metasurfaces to create holograms that can measure the polarization of light. The new metasurface holograms ...

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers develop chemical reaction method for more efficient drug production

Researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) in Japan and Mount Allison University in Canada have developed a more efficient method to produce the building blocks needed ...

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Study finds health isn't the only issue with bacteria growth

Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research from UBC Okanagan.

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Time-saving simulation of peeling graphene sheets

Control of atomic-scale friction and adhesion is critical for effective manipulation of the motion of nano- or micro-meter scale objects at interfaces. For example, in nanotechnology controlling ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Conductivity at the edges of graphene bilayers

The conductivity of dual layers of graphene greatly depends on the states of carbon atoms at their edges; a property which could have important implications for information transmissions on ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Could fungi save the fashion world?

Environmental action group Extinction Rebellion is disrupting London Fashion Week to highlight the harms of throwaway culture and the concurrent climate emergency that the clothing market contributes ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Graphene sets the stage for the next generation of THz astronomy detectors

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology have demonstrated a detector made from graphene that could revolutionize the sensors used in next-generation space telescopes. The findings ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Scientists identify rare evolutionary intermediates to understand the origin of eukaryotes

A new study by Yale scientists provides a key insight into a milestone event in the early evolution of life on Earththe origin of the cell nucleus and complex cells called eukaryotes.

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Science snapshots: Messenger proteins, new TB drug, artificial photosynthesis

Science Snapshots: messenger proteins, new TB drug, artificial photosynthesis

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Eurekalert

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Discovery challenges accepted rule of organic solar cell design

Solar cells that use mixtures of organic molecules to absorb sunlight and convert it to electricity, that can be applied to curved surfaces such as the body of a car, could be a step closer ...

Wed 11 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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