'5-D protein fingerprinting' could give insights into Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

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 ...

Tue 17 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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This UV-Light Controlled Adhesive Could Help Ordinary Humans Become Spiderman

In the future, we’re all going to be Spiderman. At least, those of us who can afford super-sticky light-controlled wall-climbing spider boots. Read more...

5 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Blood-repellent materials: A new approach to medical implants

Medical implants like stents, catheters and tubing introduce risk for blood clotting and infection - a perpetual problem for many patients.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists turn graphene into working OLED electrodes, a first

Brooks HaysJan. 18 (UPI) -- For the first time, scientists have fashioned working OLED electrodes out of graphene.

4 hours ago from UPI

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Material scientists untangle secrets of strong human hair

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 ...

6 hours ago from Gizmag

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Ultra-precise chip-scale sensor detects unprecedentedly small changes in environmental conditions at the nanoscale

Chip scale high precision measurements of physical quantities such as temperature, pressure and refractive index have become common with nanophotonics and nanoplasmonics resonance cavities. ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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New modeling method focuses attention on amorphous material's unusual vibrational modes

Asegun Henry wants to avert the worst effects of climate change by finding new forms of renewable energy and improving the materials that contribute to energy use.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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New dental implant with built-in reservoir reduces risk of infections

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 ...

9 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Explaining how 2-D materials break at the atomic level

We are familiar with cracks in big or small three-dimensional (3-D) objects, but how do thin, two-dimensional (2-D) materials crack? 2-D materials like molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), have emerged ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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A 'Strand' of DNA as Never Before

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 ...

5 hours ago from Laboratory Equipment

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