Physicists have observed surprisingly strong light and high heat from nanogaps between plasmonic electrodes, particularly those made of gold.
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Arctic permafrost stores one trillion metric tons of carbon. New research on photomineralization suggests more of that carbon will be released.
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Light-responsive biomaterials, such as the 2D nanosheets, "have a strong potential for developing the next generation of noninvasive, precise, and controllable medical devices."
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A new stretchy, self-healing, damage-resistant, and light-up material called HELIOS could be useful in soft robots or way tougher screens for our devices.
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Researchers have created a shadow-effect energy generator that can use the contrast between shadows and light to generate electricity.
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A new, blue light-based weapon called photolysis, may be key in the fight against antibiotic-resistant pathogens like MRSA.
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