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A battery inspired by vitamins

Researchers have identified a whole new class of high-performing organic molecules, inspired by vitamin B2, that can safely store electricity from intermittent energy sources like solar and wind power in large batteries.

Posted: Jul 18th, 2016

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A glimpse inside the atom

Using electron microscopes, it is possible to image individual atoms. Scientists have calculated how it is possible to look inside the atom to image individual electron orbitals.

Posted: Jul 18th, 2016

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A 'bridge'of carbon nanotubes between nerve tissues (w/video)

A complex study, lasting several years and involving work groups with specialties in various fields, has shown that a new material (a three-dimensional sponge made of carbon nanotubes) supports the growth of nerve fibers, bridging segregated neural explants and providing a functional re-connection.

Posted: Jul 15th, 2016

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A golden replacement

Altering a single atom in a silver nanocluster considerably changes its properties, creating an exciting opportunity to design these clusters.

Posted: Jul 15th, 2016

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