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Paper-thin e-skin holds promise for robotics (w/video)

A research team led by Ali Javey, UC Berkeley associate professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences, has created the first user-interactive sensor network on flexible plastic. The new electronic skin, or e-skin, responds to touch by instantly lighting up. The more intense the pressure, the brighter the light it emits.

Jul 21st, 2013

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Facebook for molecules

Scientists design easily searchable Facebook-like networks that could speed the development of new drugs and designer materials.

Jul 18th, 2013

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Nanotechnology researchers break record for thinnest light-absorber

Stanford University scientists have created the thinnest, most efficient absorber of visible light on record. The nanosize structure, thousands of times thinner than an ordinary sheet of paper, could lower the cost and improve the efficiency of solar cells, according to the scientists.

Jul 18th, 2013

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