Scientists say boron nitride-graphene hybrid may be right for next-gen green cars

Layers of graphene separated by nanotube pillars of boron nitride may be a suitable material to store hydrogen fuel in cars, according to Rice University scientists.

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Tim Miller Will No Longer Be Directing Deadpool 2

With Deadpool being a surprising smash hit, it wasn’t surprising to learn that a sequel would be made. Now the thing with sequels is that sometimes you get an entirely new team behind it, which ...

Sun 23 Oct 16 from Ubergizmo

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Watch Clive Owen play tug of war with a helicopter in Neill Blomkamp’s BMW short

I’m a huge fan of Neill Blomkamp’s films: District 9, Elysium, and Chappie, and I was eagerly awaiting his take on the Alien franchise before it got delayed. Now, he’s partnered up ...

Sun 23 Oct 16 from The Verge

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UV light improves smartphone cameras

Photodetectors, which are used in a wide range of systems and devices from smartphones to space stations, are typically only sensitive to light within a certain narrow bandwidth. This presents ...

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Superomniphobic tape adheres to any surface

Arun Kota, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado State University, has made a superomniphobic tape that, when adhered to any surface, gives the surface liquid-repelling properties. ...

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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Researchers find way to tune thermal conductivity of 2-D materials

Researchers have found an unexpected way to control the thermal conductivity of two-dimensional (2-D) materials, which will allow electronics designers to dissipate heat in electronic devices ...

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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Nanoantenna lighting-rod effect produces fast optical switches

A team of scientists, led by the University of Southampton, have produced a fast nanoscale optical transistor using gold nanoantenna assisted phase transition.

Fri 21 Oct 16 from

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Characterizing the mechanical properties of biomolecules

Physicists at LMU have developed a novel nanotool that provides a facile means of characterizing the mechanical properties of biomolecules.

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Non-metal catalyst splits hydrogen molecule

Hydrogen (H2) is an extremely simple molecule and yet a valuable raw material which as a result of the development of sophisticated catalysts is becoming more and more important. In industry ...

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