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Researchers link quartz microbalance measurements to international measurement system

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a way to link measurements made by a device integral to microchip fabrication and other industries directly ...

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Discovery brings nanoscale thermal switches needed for next-gen computing

Researchers working on an Army project developed nanoscale thermal switches that are key to thermal management of nanoscale devices, refrigeration, data storage, thermal computing and heat management ...

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'Atomic dance' reveals new insights into performance of 2-D materials

A team of Northwestern University materials science researchers have developed a new method to view the dynamic motion of atoms in atomically thin 2-D materials. The imaging technique, which ...

Wed 12 Feb 20 from

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Making 3-D printing smarter with machine learning

3-D printing is often touted as the future of manufacturing. It allows us to directly build objects from computer-generated designs, meaning industry can manufacture customized products in-house, ...

Wed 12 Feb 20 from TechXplore

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New threads: Nanowires made of tellurium and nanotubes hold promise for wearable tech

Wearable tech and electronic cloth may be the way of the future, but to get there the wiring needs to be strong, flexible and efficient.

Tue 11 Feb 20 from

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DNA-like material could bring even smaller transistors

Computer chips use billions of tiny switches, called transistors, to process information. The more transistors on a chip, the faster the computer.

Mon 10 Feb 20 from TechXplore

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Atom or noise? New method helps cryo-EM researchers tell the difference

Cryogenic electron microscopy, or cryo-EM, has reached the point where researchers could in principle image individual atoms in a 3-D reconstruction of a moleculebut just because they could ...

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Hybrid microscope could bring digital biopsy to the clinic

By adding infrared capability to the ubiquitous, standard optical microscope, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign hope to bring cancer diagnosis into the digital era.

Thu 6 Feb 20 from Medical Xpress

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Researchers use models and experiments to guide and harness transition waves in multi-stable mechanical structures

If you've ever opened an umbrella or set up a folding chair, you've used a deployable structurean object that can transition from a compact state to an expanded one. You've probably noticed ...

Mon 10 Feb 20 from TechXplore

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Netflix led the 2020 Oscars in nominations. It won two - CNET

Netflix's Marriage Story netted a supporting actress win for Laura Dern, while feature documentary American Factory won too.

Sun 9 Feb 20 from CNET Cutting Edge

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