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Multishot lens-free imaging could aid disease diagnosis

Added: 24 Sep 2020

A new type of imaging that does not require a lens and uses reconfigurable particle-based masks to …

Single-step 3D printing multimaterial microstructures

Added: 17 Sep 2020

Researchers have developed an automated 3D printing method that can produce multicolour 3D microstr…

Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

Added: 11 Sep 2020

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy s…

Environmentally friendly silicon recycling

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Skoltech scientists and their colleagues from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) have develope…

Fungus leather: new front-runner for sustainable clothing material

Added: 9 Sep 2020

In a new review paper by the University of Vienna, Imperial College London, and RMIT University in …

Reimagining the face mask: a design upgrade

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Imagine a reusable face mask that protects wearers and those around them from SARS-CoV-2, is comfor…

Coronavirus 'trap and zap' technology

Added: 24 Aug 2020

Rice University researchers plan to reconfigure their 'trap and zap' wastewater-treatment technolog…

Converting self-sterilising water filtration technologies for COVID-19 protection

Added: 24 Aug 2020

With the worldwide focus on coronavirus prevention and transmission, a new type of air-filter that …

Improved cybernetics hardware - human interfacing

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Although true 'cyborgs' -- part human, part robotic beings -- are science fiction, researchers are …

New international carbon dating standard

Added: 13 Aug 2020

Radiocarbon dating is set to become more accurate than ever after an international team of scientis…

Hydrogel paves way for biomedical breakthrough

Added: 4 Aug 2020

A University of Sydney team of biomedical engineers has developed a plasma technology to robustly a…

Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission launched

Added: 31 Jul 2020

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of …

Affordable carbon-loving materials for reduced industrial emissions

Added: 28 Jul 2020

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tenne…

Graphene pizza: It is all about the toppings

Added: 28 Jul 2020

Graphene consists of a single layer of carbon atoms. Exceptional electronic, thermal, mechanical an…

Characterising acrylic polymers with Thermal Field-Flow Fractionation coupled to Multi Angle Light Scattering

Added: 27 Jul 2020

A new application report from Postnova Analytics demonstrates how Thermal Field-Flow Fractionation …

Manchester expert launches COVID-19 global task force

Added: 17 Jul 2020

A world-leading materials expert from The University of Manchester is helping to launch a new globa…

Machine learning helps grow artificial organs

Added: 17 Jul 2020

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Ivannikov Institute for System Pro…

New candidate for raw material synthesis through gene transfer

Added: 13 Jul 2020

Cyanobacteria hardly need any nutrients and use the energy of sunlight. Bathers are familiar with t…

Synthetic materials mimic living creatures

Added: 24 Jun 2020

Northwestern University researchers have developed a family of soft materials that imitates living …

The many lifetimes of plastics

Added: 16 Jun 2020

Infographics strive to give us a sense of how long plastic goods will last in the environment but i…