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Engineers 3D print the electromagnets at the heart of many electronics

The printed solenoids could enable electronics that cost less and are easier to manufacture - on Earth or in space.

Today, 17:06 UTC

Flexible sensor uniquely mimics complex touch and perception of human skin

Nnew stretchable biomimetic multimodal receptor built with kirigami film engineering and thermoelectric nanomaterials can switch between 2D and 3D modes to detect range of stimuli.

Today, 14:47 UTC

Lab-spun sponges form perfect scaffolds for growing skin cells to heal wounds

A new technique for electrospinning sponges has allowed scientists to directly produce 3D scaffolds - on which skin grafts could be grown from the patient's own skin.

Today, 14:32 UTC

Polymer-based tunable optical components

A novel metasurface that can be switched with light

Today, 14:23 UTC

James Webb telescope detects traces of neutron star in iconic supernova

Scientists can finally show that a neutron star formed from our most well-studied supernova, SN 1987A. The breakthrough was made possible thanks to the James Webb telescope.

February 22, 2024

Photon upconversion: Steering light with supercritical coupling

Researchers have unveiled a novel concept termed 'supercritical coupling' that enables several folds increase in photon upconversion efficiency. This discovery not only challenges existing paradigms, but also opens a new direction in the control of light emission.

February 22, 2024

A new chapter for all-attosecond spectroscopy

Researchers for the first time demonstrated attosecond-pump attosecond-probe spectroscopy (APAPS) at a repetition rate of 1 kilohertz.

February 22, 2024

Silicon microresonators for artificial neural networks

New progress in photonic neural networks using energy-efficient, high-speed microresonator technology.

February 22, 2024

New electrochemical system enables efficient metal recovery from industrial wastewater

This innovative approach integrates a transient electric field and swirling flow to improve mass transfer and interfacial ion transport. The system shows wide applicability for recovering precious and heavy metals, offering environmentally friendly and resource-efficient recycling processes.

February 22, 2024

Researchers harness 2D magnetic materials for energy-efficient computing

Researchers precisely controlled an ultrathin magnet at room temperature, which could enable faster, more efficient processors and computer memories.

February 22, 2024

Graphene research: numerous products, no acute dangers

The Graphene Flagship: The largest EU research initiative ever launched has come to a successful end.

February 22, 2024

A nanosensor for brain chemistry analysis

A new nanoscale sensor greatly outperforms standard technologies by monitoring areas 1,000 times smaller and tracking subtle changes in the chemical content of biological tissue with sub-second resolution.

February 22, 2024

Angle-dependent holograms made possible by metasurfaces

Researchers develop metasurface technology for angle-dependent holograms, offering vast applications in VR, AR, and more.

February 21, 2024

Nanoscale manipulation of exciton-trion interconversion in a MoSe2 monolayer via tip-enhanced cavity-spectroscopy

In a significant advancement for next-generation semiconductors, scientists have made groundbreaking discoveries in the field of two-dimensional semiconductors.

February 21, 2024

Researchers develop world's most efficient quantum dot solar cell

A novel ligand exchange technique enables the synthesis of organic cation-based perovskite quantum dots, ensuring exceptional stability while suppressing internal defects in the photoactive layer of solar cells.

February 21, 2024

Electrons become fractions of themselves in graphene

An exotic electronic state observed by physicists could enable more robust forms of quantum computing.

February 21, 2024

Berlin Nanotechnology Institute launches Artist-in-Residency Program inspiring new perspectives on science

The residency program is open to Berlin-based artists working in any discipline.

February 21, 2024

Spinning, magnetic micro-robots help researchers probe immune cell recognition

The robot gives scientists a new, highly adaptable way to study immune cells and to aid in the design of immunotherapies against cancer, infection, or autoimmune diseases.

February 21, 2024