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Researchers Create the First 3D Map of Cardiac Neurons

The 3D map of cardiac neurons will enable people to more accurately study the neuroanatomy of the heart and lay the foundation for the development of virtual maps of other major organs.…

Researchers invent technology to remedy 3-D printing's 'weak spot'

Texas AM and Essentium researchers have developed the technology to weld adjacent 3D printed layers more effectively, increasing the reliability of the final product. Allowing users to create objects from simple toys to custom prosthetic pa…

Researchers develop new class of plant nanobionic sensor to monitor arsenic levels in soil

Non-destructive plant nanobionic sensor embedded within leaves to report arsenic levels within plants to portable electronics, enabling real-time monitoring of arsenic uptake in living plants. Credit: Dr Tedrick Thomas Salim Lew Scientists…

Researchers develop Si-based super-high frequency nanoelectromechanical resonator

Silicon single-electron/hole transistors (SETs/SHTs) and super-high frequency nanoelectromechanical resonators show great potential in quantum computation, sensing and many other areas. Recently, a group led by Prof. Guo Guoping from the Un…

Researchers develop wireless, ultra-thin and battery-free strain sensors that are 10 times more sensitive

NUS researchers have developed wireless, ultra-thin and battery-free strain sensors that are 10 times more sensitive than conventional technologies. These light-weight strain sensors can be incorporated into rehabilitation gloves to improve…

Researchers develop novel nanoparticle that efficiently and selectively kills cancer cells

The amorphous nanoparticles dissolve very efficiently in the cell. Many chemotherapeutic agents used to treat cancers are associated with side-effects of varying severity, because they are toxic to normal cells as well as malignant tumors.…

Researchers find a better way to design metal alloys

System uses machine learning to analyze boundaries between crystal grains, allowing for selection of desired properties in a new metal.Advanced metal alloys are essential in key parts of modern life, from cars to satellites, from construct…

Researchers report quantum-limit-approaching chemical sensing chip

University at Buffalo researchers are reporting an advancement of a chemical sensing chip that could lead to handheld devices that detect trace chemicals —  everything from illicit drugs to pollution —  as quickly as a breathalyzer ide…

Researchers Grow 2D Materials Directly on Optical Fibers

At the latest since the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for research on graphene in 2010, 2D materials - nanosheets with atomic thickness - have been a hot topic in science. This significant interest is due to their outstanding propertie…

Researchers Demonstrate Viability of Eco-Friendly Supercapacitors

The main disadvantages of present-day lithium-ion battery technology include limited safety, recyclability, and sustainability, coupled with limited availability of starting materials (for example, cobalt). Harald Fitzek, Christian Prehal,…

Researchers Develop Polymer Electrolytes for Redox Flow Batteries

In Germany, the share of energy from renewable sources is continuously on the rise. Now, for the first-ever time, renewable energy was able to cover over 50% of the electricity consumed in Germany at the beginning of 2020.…

Researchers Gain Key Insight into Electrons' Role in Harvesting of Light

In the search for clean energy alternatives to fossil fuels, one promising solution relies on photoelectrochemical (PEC) cells - water-splitting, artificial-photosynthesis devices that turn sunlight and water into solar fuels such as hydroge…