New omniphobic coating could slash fuel costs for US Navy ships

To make ships and submarines slippier, the US Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring the development of an "omniphobic" coating that not only repels water, but many other ...

11 hours ago from Gizmag

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Chemists report biorenewable, biodegradable plastic alternative

Colorado State University polymer chemists have taken another step toward a future of high-performance, biorenewable, biodegradable plastics.

Fri 22 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Feel the dielectric force

Thu 21 Jun 18 from Science Now

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Printing microelectrode array sensors on gummi candy

Microelectrodes can be used for direct measurement of electrical signals in the brain or heart. These applications require soft materials, however. With existing methods, attaching electrodes ...

Fri 22 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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'Flamingo:' High-powered microscopy coming to a scientist near you

Modern microscopy has given scientists a front-row seat to living, breathing biology in all its technicolor glory. But access to the best technologies can be spotty.

Thu 21 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Ultra-flexible keyboard can be crumpled like paper

While there are already portable keyboards that can be rolled up, we know how it is … sometimes you just want to crumple the thing up and jam it in your pocket. Well, new technology ...

Wed 20 Jun 18 from Gizmag

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Template to create superatoms could make for better batteries

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have discovered a novel strategy for creating superatoms—combinations of atoms that can mimic the properties of more than one group of elements of ...

Thu 21 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Chemists teach an enzyme a new trick, with potential for building new molecules

Princeton chemists have found a way to make a naturally occurring enzyme take on a new, artificial role, which has significant implications for modern chemistry, including pharmaceutical production. ...

Thu 21 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Artificial vision enables solar field calibration overnight

Researchers have developed a prototype for calibrating an entire solar field in a single night, shaving months off the current calibration system for large size concentrated solar power (CSP) ...

Fri 22 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Researchers solve major challenge in mass production of low-cost solar cells

An international team of university researchers today reports solving a major fabrication challenge for perovskite cells—the intriguing potential challengers to silicon-based solar cells.

Thu 21 Jun 18 from TechXplore

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