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Crazy colour printing without ink

Nature, Published online: 19 June 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01856-6The formation of microscopic pores and fibrils in polymers under stress — a process called crazing — often ...

17 hours ago from Nature News

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High reaction rates even without precious metals

Non-precious metal nanoparticles could one day replace expensive catalysts for hydrogen production. However, it is often difficult to determine what reaction rates they can achieve, especially ...

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Is glue the answer to climate crisis?

Is glue the answer to climate change? Researchers at the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Swansea University have proven that it could certainly help. They have developed a new material ...

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Real-time analysis of MOF adsorption behavior

Researchers have developed a technology to analyze the adsorption behavior of molecules in each individual pore of a metal organic framework (MOF). This system has large specific surface areas, ...

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A forest of nano-mushroom structures keep this plastic clean and stain-free

Technologies like solar panels and LEDs require a cover material that repels water, dirt and oil while still letting plenty of light through. There is also interest in new flexible materials ...

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Upcycling process brings new life to old jeans

A growing population, rising standards of living and quickly changing fashions send mountains of clothing waste to the world's landfills each year. Although processes for textile recycling exist, ...

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Curbing the flammability of epoxy resin

In a paper to be published in a forthcoming issue of Nano, a team of researchers from Henan University have investigated the flame retardant performance of epoxy resin using a boron nitride ...

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A new manufacturing process for aluminum alloys

An advanced manufacturing process to produce nano structured rods and tubes directly from high-performance aluminum alloy powder—in a single step—was recently demonstrated by researchers from ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Engineers boost output of solar desalination system by 50%

Rice University's solar-powered approach for purifying salt water with sunlight and nanoparticles is even more efficient than its creators first believed.

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Collaborative research charts course to hundreds of new nitrides

Andriy Zakutayev knows the odds of a scientist stumbling across a new nitride mineral are about the same as a ship happening upon a previously undiscovered landmass.

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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