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The future of mind control

Scientists are blurring the distinction between brain and machine, designing nanoelectronics that look, move, and feel like real neurons. Camouflaged in the brain, this technology could offer a better way to treat Alzheimer's disease or post-traumatic stress disorder, control prosthetics, or even enhance cognitive abilities.

Sep 5th, 2019

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Seeking moments of disorder

Scientists discover a new, long-hypothesized material state with a signature of quantum disordered liquid-like magnetic moments.

Sep 4th, 2019

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Studying heart cells with nanovolcanoes

Researchers have developed a groundbreaking method for studying the electrical signals of cardiac muscle cells. The technology has numerous potential applications in basic and applied research - such as improving the search for mechanisms underlying cardiac arrhythmias.

Sep 4th, 2019

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Affordable multiferroic material

Researchers have developed a novel liquid process for fabrication of an affordable multiferroic nanocomposite film. The multiferroic material obtained by the novel process possesses strong correlation between the electric and the magnetic properties, thus various applications such as low-power-consumption large-volume memory, spatial light modulator, and unique sensors, etc. are expected in the future.

Sep 3rd, 2019

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Graphene layer enables advance in super-resolution microscopy

Researchers developed a new method that uses the unusual properties of graphene to interact with fluorescing molecules. This method allows scientists to optically measure extremely small distances, in the order of 1 Angstrom with high accuracy for the first time.

Sep 3rd, 2019

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