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Paper electronics could make health care more accessible

Flexible electronic sensors based on paper have the potential to cut the price of a wide range of medical tools, from helpful robots to diagnostic tests. Scientists have now developed a fast, low-cost way of making these sensors by directly printing conductive ink on paper.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2014

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Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

Researchers have found a novel way to ensure the lights of the future not only are energy efficient but also emit a cozy warmth.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2014

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Thin film produces new chemistry in 'nanoreactor'

Physicists have discovered a new manganese compound that is produced by tension in the crystal structure of terbium manganese oxide. The technique they used to create this new material could open the way to new nanoscale circuits.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2014

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Researchers convert agricultural waste to high-value silicon carbide

Scientists are aware that these agricultural wastes have significantly high silica content in a molecular state, similar to hydrocarbons. Armed with that knowledge, researchers have discovered that these agricultural waste products can be economically transformed into silicon carbide consisting of nanostructures and nanorods in various polytypes.

Posted: Nov 19th, 2014

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