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Science and scientists held in high esteem across the globe

Added: 1 Oct 2020

As the world looks to scientists and the research and development process to bring new treatments a…

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 …

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…

Elastic to kinetic energy conversion through biomimicry

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massac…

Improved cybernetics hardware - human interfacing

Added: 17 Aug 2020

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

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…

Advanced Engineering and Lab Innovations: visitors are in safe hands

Added: 31 Jul 2020

The UK Government has recently endorsed the reopening of conferences and exhibitions, releasing a s…

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…

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…

Reactive 3D printing for autonomous shapeshifting materials

Added: 12 Jun 2020

Soft robots and biomedical implants that reconfigure themselves upon demand are closer to reality w…

Viable sodium-ion battery for sustainable energy storage

Added: 3 Jun 2020

Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have…

Biohybrid organic battery combines nanocomposite and bacteria

Added: 27 May 2020

Scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a programmable, biohybrid ma…

Orbitronics: the next step for Moore’s Law?

Added: 19 May 2020

SLAC scientists have broken the link between a quantum material's spin and orbital states, opening …

Return to work safely: Managing transmission in transport hubs

Added: 18 May 2020

Aerosol specialists – ANCON Medical – discuss innovation that could detect COVID-19 in high traffic…

Higgs Spectroscopy: A new method to measure superconductors

Added: 13 May 2020

From sustainable energy to quantum computers: high-temperature superconductors have the potential t…

Extending the design rules for clean energy production

Added: 7 May 2020

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have uncovered the …

‘Open Design’: Printing research hardware to save on capitol costs

Added: 7 May 2020

Free and open source hardware (FOSH) is rapidly gaining momentum as part of a global ‘open design m…