A new generation of artificial retinas based on 2-D materials

Scientists report they have successfully developed and tested the world's first ultrathin artificial retina that could vastly improve on existing implantable visualization technology for the ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Plastic pollution: 'Stop flushing contact lenses down the loo'

Flushing daily disposable lenses down the toilet is increasing the threat from plastics, say experts.

Sun 19 Aug 18 from BBC News

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Synthetic DNA-based enzymes

Enzymes perform very specific functions and require little energy which is why biocatalysts are also of interest to the chemical industry. In a review article published in the journal Nature ...

14 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Superbugs might meet their match in oxygen weaponized by light

For the better part of a century, antibiotics have been instrumental in our treatment of infections, but unfortunately their time may be coming to an end. To avoid a future where once-routine ...

7 hours ago from Gizmag

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Research team develops the world's first-ever 4-D printing for ceramics

A research team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has achieved a groundbreaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the world's first 4-D printing for ceramics, ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from TechXplore

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To find and disarm: Scientists develop platform to kill cancer cells

The new treatment will serve as both diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors. This breakthrough in the technologies of cancer diagnosis and treatment was made by an interdisciplinary Russian-German ...

2 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Nanotube coating smartens up fabrics

Imagine if there were comfortable and inexpensive wearable fabrics that were capable of detecting a wide range of pressure and motion. Well, scientists at the University of Delaware have ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from Gizmag

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Chemists develop contaminant detection technique for heparin

In 2008, a contaminant eluded the quality safeguards in the pharmaceutical industry and infiltrated a large portion of the supply of the popular blood thinner heparin, sickening hundreds and ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from Phys.org

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Platinum-gold mix becomes world's most durable metal alloy

Engineers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed what they say is the most durable metal alloy ever created. Made up of a combination of platinum and gold, the new material is ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from Gizmag

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Team develops new way to grow blood vessels

Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants. To address this issue, researchers from Texas ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from Medical Xpress

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