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A simple and versatile way to build 3-dimensional materials of the future

Researchers in Japan have developed a novel yet simple technique, called "diffusion driven layer-by-layer assembly," to construct graphene into porous three-dimensional (3D) structures for applications ...

Thu 16 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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New catalyst could improve biofuels production

Washington State University researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to making biofuels cheaply and more efficiently.

Thu 16 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Researchers find LEDs attract more flying invertebrates than conventional lighting

A pair of researchers with the New Zealand research institute Scion, has found that flying invertebrates are more attracted to LED lights than to conventional outdoor lighting. In their paper ...

Wed 15 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Polymer hybrid thin-film composites with tailored permeability and anti-fouling performance

Composites and hybrid materials are new material combinations which can provide added value for existing products or create novel multifunctional properties.

Thu 16 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Unique catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells synthesized in ordinary kitchen microwave oven

Swedish and Chinese researchers show how a unique nano-alloy composed of palladium nano-islands embedded in tungsten nanoparticles creates a new type of catalysts for highly efficient oxygen ...

Tue 14 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Tailored flexible illusion coatings hide objects from detection

Developing the cloak of invisibility would be wonderful, but sometimes simply making an object appear to be something else will do the trick, according to Penn State electrical engineers.

Mon 13 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Graphene proves a long-lasting lubricant

When trying to design a mechanical system to last as long as possible, scientists and engineers have to find ways of overcoming friction. While researchers have found many materials that help ...

Tue 14 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Global Graphene Market Forecast to Grow at 44.0% CAGR to Reach $149.1 Million by 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Graphene Market (Product Type, Application, Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis,...

Thu 16 Oct 14 from AZoNano

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Tortech Nanofibres Installs Additional Capacity for Manufacture of Nonwoven Carbon Nanotube Sheets

Tortech Nanofibres, a subsidiary of Plasan, today announces the installation of additional capacity for the manufacture of its nonwoven carbon nanotube (CNT) sheet at its manufacturing facility. ...

Wed 15 Oct 14 from AZoNano

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