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Researchers studied the fabrication of polymeric fibers for use in advanced health care

Mohan Edirisinghe leads a team of researchers at University College London studying the fabrication of polymeric nanofibers and microfibers—very thin fibers made up of polymers. The group describes ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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From chaos, sticky order

Researchers used nanomanufacturing to create a substance that will stick to just about anything.

Mon 14 Oct 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Airborne chemicals instantly identified using new technology

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly.

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Tastes great, less land-filling ... beer in a paper bottle

Danish brewer Carlsberg says it is developing a paper beer bottle made from sustainably sourced wood fibers.

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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New material captures carbon dioxide

A new material that can selectively capture carbon dioxide (CO2) molecules and efficiently convert them into useful organic materials has been developed by researchers at Kyoto University, along ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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'Electroadhesive' stamp picks up and puts down microscopic structures

If you were to pry open your smartphone, you would see an array of electronic chips and components laid out across a circuit board, like a miniature city. Each component might contain even smaller ...

Fri 11 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Fridges made from twisty materials could be better for the environment

Cooling powered by twisting materials could make more efficient and sustainable fridges that don't rely on compressing greenhouse gasses

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Newscientist

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Scientists design graphene filter to purify methane from biogas

UNSW researchers are using 'wonder material' graphene to generate sustainable energy in municipal wastewater treatment plants.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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A hexagonal planar transition-metal complex

Nature, Published online: 09 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1616-2A six-coordinate transition-metal complex with a hexagonal planar geometry is isolated and characterized.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Nature News

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Unified synthesis shows how genetic alphabet could have been put together on early Earth

Cycles of wet and then dry conditions provide the right conditions to make all the nucleobases from basic chemicals

Tue 15 Oct 19 from Chemistry World

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