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A new generation of artificial retinas based on 2-D materials

Scientists report they have successfully developed and tested the world's first ultrathin artificial retina that could vastly improve on existing implantable visualization technology for the ...

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A Twist in Graphene Could Make for Tunable Electronic Devices

A single material could be 'twisted' into various components of a circuit with distinct electronic properties

Thu 16 Aug 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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New ultrathin optic cavities allow simultaneous color production on an electronic chip

The rainbow is not just colors—each color of light has its own frequency. The more frequencies you have, the higher the bandwidth for transmitting information.

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Caged clusters shine brighter

Thu 16 Aug 18 from Science Now

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We have finally figured out how to snap spaghetti into two pieces

Snap a piece of dry spaghetti and you will always end up with three or more pieces - but now mathematicians have figured out how to get a single clean break

Wed 15 Aug 18 from Newscientist

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Taking a closer look at unevenly charged biomolecules

In clinical diagnostics, it is critical to monitor biomolecules in a simple, rapid and sensitive way. Clinicians most often monitor antibodies because these small proteins attach to antigens, ...

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Smallest transistor worldwide switches current with a single atom in solid electrolyte

At Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), physicist Professor Thomas Schimmel and his team have developed a single-atom transistor, the smallest transistor in existence. This quantum electronics ...

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Molecular switch detects metals in the environment

An international team led by researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, has designed a family of molecules capable of binding to metal ions present in the surrounding environment ...

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3-D inks that can be erased selectively

3-D printing allows for the efficient manufacture of complex geometries. A promising method is direct laser writing—a computer-controlled, focused laser beam acts as a pen and produces the desired ...

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Models give synthetic biologists a head start

Synthetic biologists have the tools to build complex, computer-like DNA circuits that sense or trigger activities in cells, and thanks to scientists at Rice University and the University of ...

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