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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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Reactor turns greenhouse gas into pure liquid fuel

An electrocatalysis reactor recycles carbon dioxide to produce pure liquid fuel solutions using electricity. The scientists behind the invention hope it will become an efficient and profitable way to reuse the greenhouse gas and keep it out of the atmosphere.

Sep 3rd, 2019

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Single atoms as catalysts

Incorporating individual metal atoms into a surface in the right way allows their chemical behavior to be adapted. This makes new, better catalysts possible.

Sep 2nd, 2019

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