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Scientists glimpse inner workings of atomically thin transistors

With an eye to the next generation of tech gadgetry, a team of physicists has had the first-ever glimpse into what happens inside an atomically thin semiconductor device. In doing so, they discovered that an essential function for computing may be possible within a space so small that it's effectively one-dimensional.

Jul 18th, 2016

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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.

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.

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.

Jul 15th, 2016

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