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Scientists turn graphene into working OLED electrodes, a first

Brooks HaysJan. 18 (UPI) -- For the first time, scientists have fashioned working OLED electrodes out of graphene.

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Material scientists untangle secrets of strong human hair

For material scientists scouring the natural world for inspiration, there may seem plenty of tougher customers than a human hair. But with a steel-like strength-to-weight ratio and an ...

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Shellfish chemistry combined with polymer to create new biodegradable adhesive

A new type of adhesive that combines the bonding chemistry of shellfish with a bio-based polymer has been shown to perform as well as commercially available products and can be easily degraded, ...

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New 3D printing technique grows 'living' creations using light

'Living polymerization' lets you change an object's shape, colour and size, as well as fuse it with other 3D-printed creations

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Hybrid organic-inorganic materials can self-assemble into tiny doughnut-like structures

Engineered nanometer- and micrometer-scale structures have a vast array of uses in electronics, sensors and biomedical applications. Because these are difficult to fabricate, KAUST researchers ...

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UV light for producing customized surfaces

Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a new process to structure surfaces and to apply or detach functional molecules. They use UV light for the formation or breaking ...

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Self-assembling particles brighten future of LED lighting

Just when lighting aficionados were in a dark place, LEDs came to the rescue. Over the past decade, LED technologies—short for light-emitting diode—have swept the lighting industry by offering ...

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Chemistry: Molecule gets knotted

Nature 541 262 doi: 10.1038/541262c

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Scientists sort through bilayer graphene

An international team of scientists has organized the available bibliographic data on bilayer graphene, a high-potential material with possible applications in electronics and optics. The review ...

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Environmentally-friendly soy-based filter can capture toxic chemicals that other filters can't

Washington State University researchers have developed a soy-based air filter that can capture toxic chemicals, such as carbon monoxide and formaldehyde, which current air filters can't.

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