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Fever alarm armband: A wearable, printable, temperature sensor

Researchers have developed a 'fever alarm armband', a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature. The flexible organic components developed for this device are well-suited to wearable devices that continuously monitor vital signs including temperature and heart rate for applications in healthcare settings.

Posted: Feb 23rd, 2015

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Unlikely pairs

Researchers recently experimented with a phenomenon known as the quantum Hall effect, looking for an effect that 'should be there' and ended up with an unexplained phenomenon.

Posted: Feb 23rd, 2015

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Semiconductor works better when hitched to graphene

Experiments looked at the properties of materials that combine graphene with a common type of semiconducting polymer. They found that a thin film of the polymer transported electric charge even better when grown on a single layer of graphene than it does when placed on a thin layer of silicon.

Posted: Feb 20th, 2015

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EPSRC unveils world-leading SuperSTEM microscope that sees single atoms

A new super powerful electron microscope that can pinpoint the position of single atoms, and will help scientists push boundaries even further, in fields such as advanced materials, healthcare and power generation, has been unveiled by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Posted: Feb 20th, 2015

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Acquiring nanotechnology advancements to march ahead of the race

OMICS Group invites researchers, academicians, scientists, Institutions, corporate entities, associations and students from across the world to attend the Nanotechnology Congress and Expo from 11-13 August 2015, at Frankfurt, Germany with a theme 'Exploring and Acquiring the Advances in Nanotechnology'.

Posted: Feb 20th, 2015

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