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Innovative ferroelectric material could enable next-generation memory devices

The first report of room temperature ferroelectricity in bulk hafnia could extend Moore’s Law for data storage. The Science Ferroelectric materials are substances with spontaneous electrical polarization. Polarization refers to…

Process to customize molecules does double duty

Rice lab draws on nature to create flexible precursors for drug and materials design. Inspired by your liver and activated by light, a chemical process developed in labs at Rice…

Sustainable and efficient aircraft construction

… through automation & robotics from Fraunhofer IFAM in Stade. From efficiency-enhancing flow-line manufacturing for large CFRP components over automated rudder fork assembly in aircraft vertical tails and automated pre-assembly…

New receptor regulating sebaceous gland progenitor cell function

Stem cells and progenitor cells play an important role in the renewal of multiple tissues. Professor Jyrki Heino’s research group from the University of Turku together and Professor Fiona Watt´s…

Technique allows researchers to align gold nanorods with magnetic fields

An international team of researchers has demonstrated a technique that allows them to align gold nanorods using magnetic fields, while preserving the underlying optical properties of the gold nanorods. “Gold…

Sniffing out your identity with breath biometrics

Researchers develop an olfactory sensor for biometric authentication using your breath. Biometric authentication like fingerprint and iris scans are a staple of any spy movie, and trying to circumvent those…

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Physics and Astronomy

A flicker from the dark

Reading between the lines to model our galaxy’s central black hole. Looks can be deceiving. The light from an incandescent bulb seems steady, but it flickers 120 times per second….

Scientists fabricate nano-ruler

… to look into longitudinal plasmonic field in a nanocavity at subnano-scale. In a research work published June 19 in Journal of the American Chemical Society reported an innovative study that a group…

Dynamic ring resonator offers new opportunity in synthetic frequency dimension

A synthetic stub lattice in ring resonators represents a significant step toward construction of more complicated lattices in multiple rings associated with synthetic frequency dimensions. Synthetic dimensions in photonics offer…

Life Sciences and Chemistry

A new light in rice flowering

ITQB NOVA researchers unveil the mechanism by which light regulates rice flowering time. Light affects most organisms. In plants, many behaviors and functions are determined by the length of light…

New PET-like plastic made directly from waste biomass

It is becoming increasingly obvious that moving away from fossil fuels and avoiding the accumulation of plastics in the environment are key to addressing the challenge of climate change. In…

Researchers reveal oxygenate-based routes in syngas conversion

… over oxide-zeolite bifunctional catalysts. A research team led by Prof. HOU Guangjin and Prof. BAO Xinhe from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences…

Materials Sciences

Boron nitride nanotube fibers get real

Rice lab creates first heat-tolerant, stable fibers from wet-spinning process. Boron nitride nanotubes used to be hard to process, according to Rice University researchers. Not anymore. A Rice team led by…

Technique allows researchers to align gold nanorods with magnetic fields

An international team of researchers has demonstrated a technique that allows them to align gold nanorods using magnetic fields, while preserving the underlying optical properties of the gold nanorods. “Gold…

3D printing technique to build robots in one single step

Advance shows promise for “meta-bots” designed to deliver drugs or aid rescue missions. A team of UCLA engineers and their colleagues have developed a new design strategy and 3D printing…

Information Technology

Ultra-thin film creates vivid 3D images with large field of view

Glass-free technique could enable visual features that don’t require special reading devices or illumination. Researchers have developed a new ultra-thin film that can create detailed 3D images viewable under normal…

Innovative ferroelectric material could enable next-generation memory devices

The first report of room temperature ferroelectricity in bulk hafnia could extend Moore’s Law for data storage. The Science Ferroelectric materials are substances with spontaneous electrical polarization. Polarization refers to…

Sustainable and efficient aircraft construction

… through automation & robotics from Fraunhofer IFAM in Stade. From efficiency-enhancing flow-line manufacturing for large CFRP components over automated rudder fork assembly in aircraft vertical tails and automated pre-assembly…