In research that could one day lead to advances against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, University of Michigan engineering researchers have demonstrated a technique ...
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Brooks HaysJan. 18 (UPI) -- For the first time, scientists have fashioned working OLED electrodes out of graphene.
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For material scientists scouring the natural world for inspiration, there may seem plenty of tougher customers than a human hair. But with a steel-like strength-to-weight ratio and an ...
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A multidisciplinary team of researchers at KU Leuven (University of Leuven, Belgium) has developed a dental implant that gradually releases drugs from a built-in reservoir. This helps prevent ...
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NewsIn a carefully designed polymer, researchers have imprinted a sequence of a single strand of DNA. The resulting negative remained chemically active and was capable of binding the appropriate ...
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