Weird new type of magnetic liquid could be used to control soft robots

A strange liquid magnet full of iron nanoparticles can change its shape in a magnetic field, and it may eventually be used to make wireless, moving soft robots

Thu 18 Jul 19 from Newscientist

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Bridging the nanoscale gap: A deep look inside atomic switches

A team of researchers from Tokyo Institute of Technology has gained unprecedented insight into the inner workings of an atomic switch. By investigating the composition of the tiny metal 'bridge' ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Atomically precise models improve understanding of fuel cells

Simulations from researchers in Japan provide new insights into the reactions occurring in solid-oxide fuel cells by using realistic atomic-scale models of the active site at the electrode based ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Newly discovered biosynthetic pathway in bacteria recipe for drug discovery and production

Microbes are master chefs of the biomolecular world; collectively, they harbor the ability to produce a vast array of unknown substances, some of which may have therapeutic or other useful properties. ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Successful application of machine learning in the discovery of new polymers

A joint research group including Ryo Yoshida (Professor and Director of the Data Science Center for Creative Design and Manufacturing at the Institute of Statistical Mathematics [ISM], Research ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Making catenanes and a molecular trefoil knot out of para-connected benzene rings

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Japan has developed a way to create catenanes and a molecular trefoil knot out of para-connected benzene rings. In their paper published ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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X-ray mapping enhances potential of lightweight magnesium

A world-first study led by Monash University has discovered a technique and phenomenon that can be used for creating stronger, lightweight magnesium alloys that could improve structural integrity ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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Toward molecular computers: First measurement of single-molecule heat transfer

Heat transfer through a single molecule has been measured for the first time by an international team of researchers led by the University of Michigan.

Thu 18 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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X-ray laser sight reveals drug targets

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have published a review on serial femtosecond crystallography, one of the most promising methods for analyzing the tertiary structure ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Phys.org

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FDA approves risky new type of cancer drug with caveats

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to a new cancer drug called selinexor. This pill, which also goes by the market name Xpovio, has been found ...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Gizmag

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