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Feb. 19, 2019 — Glowing urine may replace the biopsy needle: In detecting organ transplant rejection, a new nanoparticle has proven much faster and more thorough in the lab than a biopsy. When T cells mount their ... read more

Feb. 19, 2019 — Researchers have developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage ... read more

Indecision Under Pressure

Feb. 19, 2019 — When compressed, a material typically becomes a better conductor of heat. Not so for the unusual material cubic boron arsenide, which when under pressure shows its conductivity first improves and ... read more

New Technology Captures Movement of Quantum Particles With Unprecedented Resolution

Feb. 19, 2019 — A new study explores the activity of quantum particles in 2D materials within an unprecedented small time frame and at an extraordinarily high spatial resolution. These are highly sought-after ... read more

Feb. 19, 2019 — Scientists discover a method to turn stubby gold nanorods into gold nanowires of impressive length. The metal wires could be valuable for sensing, diagnostic, imaging and therapeutic ... read more

Feb. 19, 2019 — A group of researchers has recently developed a new software aimed at the analysis of energy generation systems based on kites and drones. They used the software to study the behavior of these ... read more

Feb. 19, 2019 — A novel system uses RFID tags to help robots home in on moving objects with unprecedented speed and accuracy. The system could enable greater collaboration and precision by robots working on ... read more

Lobster's Underbelly Is as Tough as Industrial Rubber

Feb. 19, 2019 — Flip a lobster on its back, and you'll see that the underside of its tail is split in segments connected by a translucent membrane that appears rather vulnerable when compared with the ... read more

The Global Impact of Coal Power

Feb. 19, 2019 — With data and modelling from almost 8,000 coal power plants, researchers present the most comprehensive global picture to date of climate and human health impacts from coal power ... read more

Light-Based Production of Drug-Discovery Molecules

Feb. 18, 2019 — Chemists have developed a light-based chemical method for cheap and simple production of chemical molecules used in drug discovery, such as muscle relaxants and ... read more

Gearing Up for 5G: A Miniature, Low-Cost Transceiver for Fast, Reliable Communications

Feb. 18, 2019 — Researchers have designed a 28 GHz transceiver that integrates beamforming with dual-polarized multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) technology. Measuring just 3 mm by 4 mm, this tiny transceiver ... read more

Engineered Metasurfaces Reflect Waves in Unusual Directions

Feb. 16, 2019 — Researchers have developed new metasurfaces for the arbitrary manipulation of reflected waves, essentially breaking classical reflection law to engineer it at ... read more

Feb. 15, 2019 — Scientists have developed dozens of new graphene-based prototypes. These technologies aim to turn mobile phones into life saving ... read more

Lithium-Air Batteries Can Store Energy for Cars, Houses and Industry

Feb. 15, 2019 — Growth in the offer of renewable energy sources will mean increased demand for devices optimal for energy ... read more

Improved RNA Data Visualization Method Gets to the Bigger Picture Faster

Feb. 14, 2019 — Like going from a pinhole camera to a Polaroid, a significant mathematical update to the formula for a popular bioinformatics data visualization method will allow researchers to develop snapshots of ... read more

Feb. 14, 2019 — A layer of red phosphorus in rechargeable lithium metal batteries can signal when damaging dendrites threaten to create a short circuit. The strategy, which does not require a third electrode, could ... read more

Feb. 14, 2019 — Data storage in magnetic media is very energy consuming. Novel materials could reduce the energy needed to control magnetic memories thus contributing to a smaller carbon footprint of the IT sector. ... read more

Feb. 14, 2019 — Researchers have created a method to design custom masks that transform 2D fluorescent microscopy images into 3D ... read more

Feb. 14, 2019 — Organic semiconductors are lightweight, flexible and easy to manufacture. But they often fail to meet expectations regarding efficiency and stability. Researchers are now deploying data mining ... read more

Direct-Write Quantum Calligraphy in Monolayer Semiconductors

Feb. 14, 2019 — An interdisciplinary team of researchers have developed a way to directly write quantum light sources, which emit a single photon of light at a time, into monolayer ... read more

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