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June 28, 2022

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Scientists have found a way to bypass the need for biological photosynthesis altogether and create food independent of sunlight by using artificial photosynthesis. The ...
Researchers have untangled the intricate physics and neural controls that enable dragonflies to right themselves while ...

Scientists Make Leap Forward for Genetic Sequencing

Researchers reveal new details about a key enzyme that makes DNA sequencing possible. The finding is a leap forward into the era of personalized medicine when doctors will be able to design ...

Avian Secret: The Key to Agile Bird Flight Is Switching Quickly Between Stable and Unstable Gliding

While it had been assumed that unstable gliding was the key to agility in bird flight, a collaboration between aerospace engineers and biologists has ...
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Chemicals in Fairbanks Winter Air

A chemical compound discovered in 2019 in Fairbanks' wintertime air accounts for a significant portion of the community's fine particulate pollution, according to new research that seeks ...

Microfluidic-Based Soft Robotic Prosthetics Promise Relief for Diabetic Amputees

Scientists reveal their development of a new type of prosthetic using microfluidics-enabled soft robotics that promises to greatly reduce skin ulcerations and pain in patients who have had an ...

New Approach Reduces EV Battery Testing Time by 75%

Testing the longevity of new electric vehicle battery designs could be four times faster with a streamlined approach, researchers have ...

Novel Metalens Revolutionize Conventional Vacuum UV Optics Technology

Engineers have successfully developed a novel Vacuum Ultra-Violet (VUV) meta-lens which can generate and focus the VUV light, a disruptive technology for the UV optics ...

Thin-Film Photovoltaic Technology Combines Efficiency and Versatility

Stacking solar cells increases their efficiency. Researchers have now produced perovskite/CIS tandem solar cells with an efficiency of nearly 25 percent -- the highest value achieved thus far with ...

Supernumerary Virtual Robotic Arms Can Feel Like Part of Our Body

Researchers have developed a virtual robotic limb system which can be operated by users' feet in a virtual environment as extra, or supernumerary, limbs. After training, users reported feeling ...

A Rethink of the Building Blocks for Solar Panels Could Help Mass Production

An original approach to mass-producing low-cost solar cell foundation blocks could lead to the wide adoption of solar panels made from perovskite ink -- a 'miracle material' -- according to ...

From Outside to Inside: A Rapid and Precise Total Assessment Method for Cells

Researchers have demonstrated an improved version of impedance cytometry that uses four frequencies of applied AC voltage to measure the size and shape of individual microorganisms. By ensuring that ...

New Tool Brings Missing Sense of Touch to Minimally-Invasive Surgery Procedures

Researchers have developed a simple, yet effective approach for on-demand tactile sensing in minimally-invasive surgery, overcoming a key limitation -- the inability of surgeons to 'feel' ...

Flexing the Power of a Conductive Polymer

For decades, field-effect transistors enabled by silicon-based semiconductors have powered the electronics revolution. But in recent years, manufacturers have come up against hard physical limits to ...

3D Printing of 'Organic Electronics'

A research group has explored the potential production of micro-scale organic electronics for use in bioelectronics via multiphoton 3-D ...

Microscopy Technique Enables 3D Super-Resolution Nanometer-Scale Imaging

Over the last two decades, microscopy has seen unprecedented advances in speed and resolution. However, cellular structures are essentially three-dimensional, and conventional super-resolution ...

Light Traveling in a Distorting Medium Can Appear Undistorted

Researchers have made a new discovery on how light behaves in complex media, media that tends to distort light significantly. They demonstrated that 'distortion' is a matter of perspective, ...

Topology and Machine Learning Reveal Hidden Relationship in Amorphous Silicon

Fine-tuning the thermal conductivity of amorphous silicon used in technologies such as solar cells and image sensors should become much easier thanks to the computational topology and ...

Quantum Network Nodes With Warm Atoms

Communication networks need nodes at which information is processed or rerouted. Physicists have now developed a network node for quantum communication networks that can store single photons in a ...

Wearable Chemical Sensor Is as Good as Gold

Researchers created a special ultrathin sensor, spun from gold, that can be attached directly to the skin without irritation or discomfort. The sensor can measure different biomarkers or substances ...

Boron Nitride Nanotube Fibers Get Real

Scientists create the first boron nitride nanotube fibers using the custom wet-spinning process they developed to make carbon nanotube ...

Smart Implants to Monitor Healing

Researchers are creating patient-specific 3D-printed smart metamaterial implants that double as sensors to monitor spinal ...

Self-Assembled, Interlocked Threads: Spinning Yarn With No Machine Needed

Researchers unexpectedly discovered that the ability for spirals to form in nature also happens in some non-biological systems that convert chemical energy into mechanical action -- allowing ...

Ultra-Thin Film Creates Vivid 3D Images With Large Field of View

Researchers have developed a new ultra-thin film that can create detailed 3D images viewable under normal illumination without any special reading devices. The images appear to float on top of the ...

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