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3-D printing firms rise to coronavirus challenge

Companies are making their machines and expertise available to hospitals in need of parts

Fri 27 Mar 20 from CandEN

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Study shows how diligent we have to be to keep surfaces germ-free

During the COVID-19 pandemic, every frequently touched surface outside our home seems as dangerous as a hot pot right out of the oven. We won't get burned if we touch it, but we might get infected ...

Wed 25 Mar 20 from Medical Xpress

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Graphene for remote wound monitoring

French scientists at the Neel Institute have produced a graphene patch that records the condition of chronic wounds, such as ulcers suffered by the elderly or those with diabetes, at any time. ...

Wed 25 Mar 20 from Medical Xpress

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Innovative thinner electrolyte can improve functioning of solid oxide fuel cells

In this post-industrialization age, electricity has become the backbone of our society. However, using fossil fuels to generate it is not the best option because of their limited availability ...

Wed 25 Mar 20 from

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This $15 pre-seasoned Lodge cast iron skillet will be your new kitchen warrior - CNET

A sear-iously good deal on quality cast iron.

Thu 26 Mar 20 from CNET Cutting Edge

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A new 'gold standard' for safer ceramic coatings

Making your own ceramics can be a way to express your creativity, but some techniques and materials used in the process could spell bad news for your health and the environment. If not prepared ...

Fri 27 Mar 20 from

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Manipulating ligands: A new dimension for promoting electrocatalysis performance by noble metal aerogels

Chemists at TU Dresden have fabricated surface-clean noble metal aerogels boosting electrocatalysis performance by revisiting ligand chemistry. They have reported their results in Angewandte ...

Wed 25 Mar 20 from

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Creating stretchable thermoelectric generators

For the first time, a soft and stretchable organic thermoelectric module has been created that can harvest energy from body heat. The breakthrough was enabled by a new composite material that ...

Tue 24 Mar 20 from

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Buildings grown by bacteria: New research to turn cells into mini-factories for materials

Buildings are not unlike a human body. They have bones and skin; they breathe. Electrified, they consume energy, regulate temperature and generate waste. Buildings are organismsalbeit inanimate ...

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Teaching old transition metals new tricks: Chemists activate palladium catalysis by light

In the production of compounds, chemists have the fundamental goal of finding strategies that are most selective and avoid waste products. Breakthroughs in this area serve, among other things, ...

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