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The hot attraction of gold

Gold had long been considered a non-magnetic metal. But researchers recently discovered that gold can in fact be magnetized by applying heat.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2016

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Atomic blimp stretches a crystal

Implanted helium ions 'tuned' complex behaviors - enabling design of new materials for efficient electricity storage and testing theories.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2016

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Novel self-assembly can tune the electronic properties of graphene

In what could prove to be a significant advance in fabricating new technologies, scientists discovered a new self-assembly mechanism that surprisingly drives negatively charged molecules to clump together to form islands when graphene is supported by an electrical insulator.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2016

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Making terahertz lasers more powerful

Researchers nearly double the continuous output power of a type of terahertz laser, opening up applications in spectroscopy, imaging, remote sensing and more.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2016

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More power to you

Engineers discover highly conductive materials for more efficient electronics.

Posted: Jul 27th, 2016

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