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Graphene lid revitalizes imaging technique

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:00
By capping liquids with graphene, an ultrathin sheet of pure carbon, researchers have revitalized and extended a powerful technique to image surfaces.

Fast and simple way to make highly ordered porous films

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:00
Researchers have developed a new method to create films of porous metal-organic frameworks fully aligned on inorganic substrates. The method is simple, requiring only that the substrate and an organic linker are mixed under mild conditions, and fast, producing perfectly aligned films within...

New Projects Create a Foundation for Next-Gen Flexible Electronics

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:00
NewsFlexible electronics are circuits and systems that can be bent, folded, stretched or conformed without losing their functionality.Contributed Author: Georgia Institute of TechnologyTopics: Engineering

A big leap toward tinier lines

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:00
Self-assembly technique could lead to long-awaited, simple method for making smaller microchip patterns.

Ink-jet printable and biocompatible layered electronics

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:00
Researchers have developed biocompatible, water-based inks containing graphene and related layered materials as building blocks for ink-jet printable electronic devices.

CRS Report on Science and Technology Issues in the 115th Congress Includes Nanotechnology and the NNI

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:00
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) prepared a March 14, 2017, report entitled Science and Technology Issues in the 115th Congress.  The report outlines science and technology policy issues that may come before the 115th Congress.  The report notes that, given the rapid pace of science and...

SCCS Issues Final Opinion on Additional Coatings for Titanium Dioxide (Nano Form) as UV-Filter in Dermally Applied Cosmetic Products

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:00
On March 7, 2017, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) issued a final opinion on additional coatings for titanium dioxide (nano form) coated with cetyl phosphate, manganese dioxide, or triethoxycaprylylsilane as an ultraviolet (UV)-filter in dermally applied cosmetics.  The...

How graphene could cool smartphone, computer and other electronics chips

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:00
With graphene, researchers have discovered a powerful way to cool tiny chips - key components of electronic devices with billions of transistors apiece.

Plugging leaks in printable logic

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:00
Self-assembling thin films make it possible to produce flexible electronic devices using a single plastic transistor.

Electrocrystallization: Breakthrough in gold nanoparticle research

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
Research team discovers how to prepare high-quality crystals formed of gold nanoparticles.

Transforming greenhouse gas CO2 into carbon nanotubes

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
In two new studies, researchers show that cement plants can have their carbon dioxide exhaust eliminated while co-producing carbon nanotubes. They demonstrate that with their C2CNT (carbon dioxide into carbon nanotubes) process, a wide portfolio of tailored carbon nanotubes, such as those with...

Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays, touch screens, metamaterials

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver that can survive air exposure has been laid down by scientists, and it could change the way touchscreens and flat or flexible displays are made.

Towards super-efficient, ultra-thin silicon solar cells

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
Researchers optimize nanophotonic light trapping.

Imprinting nanopatterns in metals with diamonds

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
Materials scientists are imprinting nano-patterns in metals, a technology that could give metallic surfaces permanent functionality, like a lotus effect or reduced frictional properties.

Molecular 'treasure maps' to help discover new materials

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:00
Researchers have developed a new method which has the potential to revolutionize the way we search for, design and produce new materials.

A groundbreaking process for creating ultra-selective separation membranes

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 07:00
Discovery could greatly improve energy-efficiency of separation and purification processes in the chemical and petrochemical industries.

A golden discovery for wearable technology

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 07:00
Some day, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold.