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Mass-producing biomaterials

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Mass-producing biomaterials

“More than 113,000 people are currently on the national transplant list. And with a shortage of donors, this means that about 20 people will die every day while waiting for an organ, according to the U.S. Department of …

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Nanocomponent is a quantum leap for Danish physicists

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Nanocomponent is a quantum leap for Danish physicists

“University of Copenhagen researchers have developed a nanocomponent that emits light particles carrying quantum information. Less than one-tenth the width of a human hair, the miniscule component makes it possible to scale up and could ultimately reach the capabilities required …

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New robust device may scale up quantum tech, researchers say

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New robust device may scale up quantum tech, researchers say

“Study shows evidence of topological superconductivity in planar structures Researchers have been trying for many years to build a quantum computer that industry could scale up, but the building blocks of quantum computing, qubits, still aren’t robust enough to …

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New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones

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New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones

“A more efficient and cost-effective way to detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, could be possible with a new protein-based sensor that changes its fluorescence when it binds to these metals. A team of …

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Scientists develop low-cost energy-efficient materials

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Scientists develop low-cost energy-efficient materials

“An international team of scientists from the National University of Science and Technology “MISIS” (NUST MISIS), Tianjin University (China), as well as from Japan and the United States has developed new energy-efficient iron-based alloys which combine high mechanical and magnetic …

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Semiconductor scientists discover effect that was thought impossible

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Semiconductor scientists discover effect that was thought impossible

“A physical effect known as superinjection underlies modern light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and lasers. For decades this effect was believed to occur only in semiconductor heterostructures — that is, structures composed of two or more semiconductor materials. Researchers from the Moscow Institute …

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Snake-inspired robot slithers even better than predecessor

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Snake-inspired robot slithers even better than predecessor

“Programmable kirigami metamaterials enable responsive surfaces and smart skins Bad news for ophiophobes: Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new and improved snake-inspired soft robot that is faster and …

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Sodium-Ion Batteries: from Materials Development to Technology Innovation

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Sodium-Ion Batteries: from Materials Development to Technology Innovation

“Within the TRANSITION Project, KIT, HIU and partners will develop powerful Sodium-ion battery prototypes for future application in electro-mobility and stationary energy storage. To provide an environmentally friendly, cost-effective and high-performing alternative to lithium-ion batteries – that’s the goal for …

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