New drugs from fish oil could aid artery repair

Every year, more than a half-million Americans undergo procedures to have a narrowed coronary artery propped open with a small metal mesh tube, or stent. The procedure is common for certain ...

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'Mind the gap' between atomically thin materials

In subway stations around London, the warning to "Mind the Gap" helps commuters keep from stepping into empty space as they leave the train. When it comes to engineering single-layer atomic ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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New terahertz device could strengthen security

We are all familiar with the hassles that accompany air travel. We shuffle through long lines, remove our shoes, and carry liquids in regulation-sized tubes. And even after all the effort, we ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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UO-industry collaboration points to improved nanomaterials

A potential path to identify imperfections and improve the quality of nanomaterials for use in next-generation solar cells has emerged from a collaboration of University of Oregon and industry ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Scientists discover novel metamaterial properties within hexagonal boron nitride

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Manchester, U.K.; Imperial College, London; University of California San Diego; and ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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A green transformation for pharmaceuticals

Waste is reduced through the cheap and green development of a catalyst for the transformation of a commercially important functional group

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Scientists Make Gecko-Inspired Wall Climbing Adhesive

Geckos, when not shilling for insurance companies, are most known for their climbing abilities that let them scale walls effortlessly. Thanks to their biology, geckos have…

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Popular Science

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New 2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics

Researchers at MIT say they have carried out a theoretical analysis showing that a family of two-dimensional materials exhibits exotic quantum properties that may enable a new type of nanoscale ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Brighter images, more efficient LCD displays: New polarizing filter transits more light

University of Utah engineers have developed a polarizing filter that allows in more light, leading the way for mobile device displays that last much longer on a single battery charge and cameras ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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CP light creates chiral nanostructures

Circularly polarized light can produce right- or left-handed twisted nanoribbons.

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Nanotechweb

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