Boron compounds tackle dinitrogen

7 hours ago from Science Now

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Mesmerizing Metasurface Manipulates Light

Theorized metasurface becomes real and so do the hopes of chip-scale optical processors

4 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Imaging individual flexible DNA 'building blocks' in 3-D

Over the past decade, researchers have been working to create nanoscale materials and devices using DNA as construction materials through a process called "DNA origami."

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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New symmetry-breaking method opens way for bioactive compounds

Many chemical molecules can exist in nature together with their mirror counterparts; like hands, two compounds can be made up of the same atoms in the same overall structure but in opposite ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Understanding the wetting of micro-textured surfaces can help give them new functionalities

The wetting and adhesion characteristics of solid surfaces critically depend on their fine structures. However, until now, our understanding of exactly how the sliding behaviour of liquid droplets ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Squid skin could be the solution to camouflage material

Cephalopods—which include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish—are masters of disguise. They can camouflage to precisely match their surroundings in a matter of seconds, and no scientist has quite ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers develop process producing cell-sized lipid vesicles for cell-cell synaptic therapies

A team of researchers at the University of California in Irvine, California has demonstrated a novel process to produce cell-sized lipid vesicles (CLVs) from microfluidically generated double ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Multiple terminal memtransistors step up to mimic brains

Researchers develop the first multiterminal memristor device using polycrystalline 2D MoS2

14 hours ago from Nanotechweb

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New interaction mechanism of proteins discovered

UZH researchers have discovered a previously unknown way in which proteins interact with one another and cells organize themselves. This new mechanism involves two fully unstructured proteins ...

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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Carbon monoxide improves effectiveness of antibiotic medication

Carbon monoxide can improve the effectiveness of antibiotics, making bacteria more sensitive to antibiotic medication, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

Wed 21 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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