Giving metal to microbes could reduce greenhouse gas

Like you and me, microbes need some metals in their diet to stay healthy. The metals help the microbes fully “digest” food. After a good meal, the microbes that gain…

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Researchers unveil a secret of stronger metals

Forming metal into the shapes needed for various purposes can be done in many ways, including casting, machining, rolling, and forging. These processes affect the sizes and shapes of the…

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Laser bursts drive fastest-ever logic gates

A long-standing quest for science and technology has been to develop electronics and information processing that operate near the fastest timescales allowed by the laws of nature. A long-standing quest…

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Automated synthesis allows for discovery of unexpected charge transport behavior in organic molecules

A cross-disciplinary UIUC team has demonstrated a major breakthrough in using automated synthesis to discover new molecules for organic electronics applications. A cross-disciplinary UIUC team has demonstrated a major breakthrough…

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Terahertz imaging reveals hidden inscription on early modern funerary cross

In a multidisciplinary project, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia Tech-Lorraine used terahertz imaging and signal processing techniques to look beneath the corroded surface of a 16th-century lead funerary…

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Aston University and Invibio unlock barriers to more advanced fracture fixation devices

The knowledge transfer partnership developed robust data evaluation procedures to encourage use of Invibio’s composite technology in medical devices  The results strengthen Invibio’s ability to develop meaningful revenues from new…

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The physics of a singing saw

The eerie, ethereal sound of the singing saw has been a part of folk music traditions around the globe, from China to Appalachia, since the proliferation of cheap, flexible steel…

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DIY digital archaeology: New methods for visualizing small objects and artifacts

The ability to visually represent artefacts, whether inorganics like stone, ceramic and metal, or organics such as bone and plant material, has always been of great importance to the field…

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Commercial research expands aboard the International Space Station

The International Space Station has spent more than two decades in low-Earth orbit serving as Earth’s orbiting laboratory. Groundbreaking research aboard the station in its unique microgravity environment has led to benefits…

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Improving self-driving car reliability with electromagnetic wave absorption and shielding technology!

A research team led by Dr. Sang-Bok Lee and Byeongjin Park in the Department of Functional Composites at the Korea Institute of Materials Science(KIMS) succeeded in developing the world’s first…

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