A new method for creating stretchy supercapacitors could pave the way for more flexible and dynamic wearable devices, researchers report.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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New research maps out a huge number of carbon nanotube colors. "Carbon, which we see as black, can appear transparent or take on any color of the rainbow."
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~8 min
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"It's still a bit of a miracle to us.... I've worked in this field for more than 10 years and have not seen anything like this."
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new nanoparticle derived from chitin, a polymer that makes up shrimp shells, could offer a way to safely deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor sites.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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A liquid nanofoam lining filled with tiny pores could help football helmets better stand up to impacts strong enough to cause concussions.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new method can print wearable sensors directly onto skin without heat. The sensors could help monitor stats like temperature, heart performance, and more.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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Titanium dioxide crystals that "blink" may benefit quantum computers or the creation of fuels from carbon dioxide, say researchers.
Aug. 3, 2020 • ~3 min
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Adding a graphene "wrap" to an exisitng "trap and zap" strategy does a better job and destroying antibiotic-resistant bacteria in wastewater treatment.
July 27, 2020 • ~5 min
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Nanotubes may lead to cooling clothing. "Instead of heating or cooling a whole dwelling or space, you would heat or cool the personal space..."
July 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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