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Brain-inspired chip integrates trainable neurons for ultra-efficient computing

Researchers create fully memristive neuromorphic chip integrating trainable dendritic neurons and high-density RRAM, enabling energy-efficient brain-inspired computing architectures.

May 24, 2024

Innovative polymer metamaterial enhances indoor climate and self-cleans

Researchers develop a unique polymer material that allows sunlight entry, maintains comfortable indoor temperatures without extra energy, and self-cleans like a lotus leaf.

May 24, 2024

Imperceptible sensors made from 'electronic spider silk' can be printed directly on human skin

Researchers have developed a method to make adaptive and eco-friendly sensors that can be directly and imperceptibly printed onto a wide range of biological surfaces, whether that's a finger or a flower petal.

May 24, 2024

Discovery uses engineered surfaces to shed heat

Researchers found a way to create the Leidenfrost effect at lower temperatures, enhancing heat transfer applications, cooling industrial machines, and improving nuclear safety.

May 24, 2024

How a tiny device could lead to big physics discoveries and better lasers

Researchers have created the first topological quantum simulator device in the strong light-matter interaction regime that operates at room temperature.

May 24, 2024

More than spins: Exploring uncharted territory in quantum devices

Researchers have developed a method to describe spin-boson systems, simplifying the configuration of quantum devices by addressing qubit interactions with light and vibrations.

May 24, 2024

Building-kit COF catalyst

Metal-free organic framework for electrocatalytic production of ethylene from carbon dioxide.

May 23, 2024

Using wobbling stellar material, astronomers measure the spin of a supermassive black hole for the first time

The results offer a new way to probe supermassive black holes and their evolution across the universe.

May 23, 2024

Modeling tomorrow's battery materials

Microstructural models help to discover and investigate new electrode materials.

May 23, 2024

Researchers develop a novel strategy for growing two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides

This approach provides a promising method for phase engineering of 2D TMDs and fabricating 2D heterostructure devices.

May 23, 2024

Potentially habitable 'exo-Venus' with Earth-like temperature discovered

Astronomers have made the rare and tantalising discovery of an Earth-like exoplanet 40 light-years away that may be just a little warmer than our own world.

May 23, 2024

International planet hunters unveil massive catalog of strange worlds

While thousands of planets have been discovered around other stars, relatively little is known about them. A NASA catalog featuring 126 exotic, newly discovered worlds includes detailed measurements that allow for comparisons with our own solar system.

May 23, 2024

3D printed conducting polymer hydrogels enable advanced implantable bioelectronics

Researchers have developed 3D printable conducting polymer hydrogels for implantable bioelectronics, enabling long-term electrophysiological monitoring and modulation of organs.

May 23, 2024

Could corrosion actually be helpful? New 3D printing technique might turn oxidation into an advantage

New research explores using boron nitride nanotubes in 3D printed aluminum to create metals that self-strengthen under oxidation, enhancing durability.

May 23, 2024

Quantum photonic technologies set to be more reliable with new interferometer

Researchers design a new device using an ultra-thin metasurface for efficient, single-pass measurements in quantum photon sources.

May 23, 2024

Nanostrings that can vibrate forever (kind of)

Researchers have engineered string-like resonators capable of vibrating longer at ambient temperature than any previously known solid-state object. Their study pushes the edge of nanotechnology and machine learning to make some of the world's most sensitive mechanical sensors.

May 23, 2024

Controlling the chaos of active fluids

Physicists have developed design rules that take advantage of topological defects to control self-sustained chaotic flows in active fluids. This framework, for now developed as a theoretical model, provides a path for the engineering of self-powered fluids with tunable flows.

May 22, 2024

Flexible, biodegradable bioelectronic paper for personalized wireless stimulation implants

Novel nanoscale materials enable customizable, biodegradable bioelectronic implants through simple methods like rolling, cutting, and folding.

May 22, 2024