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Building-kit COF catalyst

Metal-free organic framework for electrocatalytic production of ethylene from carbon dioxide.

May 23, 2024

Using wobbling stellar material, astronomers measure the spin of a supermassive black hole for the first time

The results offer a new way to probe supermassive black holes and their evolution across the universe.

May 23, 2024

Modeling tomorrow's battery materials

Microstructural models help to discover and investigate new electrode materials.

May 23, 2024

Researchers develop a novel strategy for growing two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides

This approach provides a promising method for phase engineering of 2D TMDs and fabricating 2D heterostructure devices.

May 23, 2024

Potentially habitable 'exo-Venus' with Earth-like temperature discovered

Astronomers have made the rare and tantalising discovery of an Earth-like exoplanet 40 light-years away that may be just a little warmer than our own world.

May 23, 2024

International planet hunters unveil massive catalog of strange worlds

While thousands of planets have been discovered around other stars, relatively little is known about them. A NASA catalog featuring 126 exotic, newly discovered worlds includes detailed measurements that allow for comparisons with our own solar system.

May 23, 2024

3D printed conducting polymer hydrogels enable advanced implantable bioelectronics

Researchers have developed 3D printable conducting polymer hydrogels for implantable bioelectronics, enabling long-term electrophysiological monitoring and modulation of organs.

May 23, 2024

Could corrosion actually be helpful? New 3D printing technique might turn oxidation into an advantage

New research explores using boron nitride nanotubes in 3D printed aluminum to create metals that self-strengthen under oxidation, enhancing durability.

May 23, 2024

Quantum photonic technologies set to be more reliable with new interferometer

Researchers design a new device using an ultra-thin metasurface for efficient, single-pass measurements in quantum photon sources.

May 23, 2024

Nanostrings that can vibrate forever (kind of)

Researchers have engineered string-like resonators capable of vibrating longer at ambient temperature than any previously known solid-state object. Their study pushes the edge of nanotechnology and machine learning to make some of the world's most sensitive mechanical sensors.

May 23, 2024

Controlling the chaos of active fluids

Physicists have developed design rules that take advantage of topological defects to control self-sustained chaotic flows in active fluids. This framework, for now developed as a theoretical model, provides a path for the engineering of self-powered fluids with tunable flows.

May 22, 2024

Flexible, biodegradable bioelectronic paper for personalized wireless stimulation implants

Novel nanoscale materials enable customizable, biodegradable bioelectronic implants through simple methods like rolling, cutting, and folding.

May 22, 2024

Ultra-flexible electronic slime takes cues from shape-shifting amoeba

: Scientists have developed a highly deformable, adhesive electronic hydrogel inspired by amoebas that could enable customizable epidermal electronics.

May 22, 2024

New crystal production method could enhance quantum computers and electronics

Researchers describe a new method to make very thin crystals of the element bismuth - a process that may aid the manufacturing of cheap flexible electronics an everyday reality.

May 22, 2024

Researchers develop a MOF detector for continuously monitoring toxic gases

The material could be made as a thin coating to analyze air quality in industrial or home settings over time.

May 22, 2024

Transforming CO2 emissions into valuable products may be less costly with new technology

New research suggests that converting CO2 into valuable products might be cheaper using bacteria-coated electrodes, which eliminate costly gas separation steps.

May 21, 2024

Complete Stellar Collapse: unusual star system proves that stars can die quietly

Astrophysicists explain a mysterious phenomenon, whereby stars suddenly vanish from the night sky. An unusual binary star system shows that massive stars can completely collapse into black holes without a supernova explosion.

May 21, 2024

Powering wearable devices with high-performing carbon nanotube yarns

For generating electricity from body heat, researchers have developed a carbon nanotube yarn with highly aligned CNT bundles and heat inhibiting molecules.

May 21, 2024