The Thinnest Nanosheets EVER

September 28, 2023 0

Researchers at the Institute for Future Materials and Systems and the Department of Materials Chemistry at Nagoya University have synthesized the thinnest-ever barium titanate (BaTiO3) nanosheets – with a thickness of 1.8 nm. As thickness Read More

How Can Threats Be Detected With Microbe-based Sensors?

September 25, 2023 0

DARPA recently released a broad agency announcement for the Tellus project, a 2.5-year, single-phase program which seeks to develop microbe-based sensors to monitor for existing and emerging threats, pollutants, or other changing environmental conditions. Currently, Read More

Display Screens Get Flexible

September 22, 2023 0

The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) at the University of Chicago has developed a stretchable light-emitting material that will enable the creation of truly flexible display screens. The new material can stretch more than Read More

Robots With Balancing Capabilities?

September 21, 2023 0

Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute (RI) has designed a system that enables a quadruped robot to nimbly walk a narrow balance beam. “This experiment was huge,” said Zachary Manchester, head of the Robotic Exploration Lab. Read More

Microphones Are Getting Inspiration From Insects

September 20, 2023 0

A research team led by Andrew Reid from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland is experimenting with 3D printing to create microphones inspired by insect ears. Such microphones could better pinpoint a sound’s direction Read More

Meet The New Jellyfish Robot

September 15, 2023 0

Roboticists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) have designed a jellyfish-inspired robot which can collect waste from the bottom of the ocean. Unlike the underwater robot prototypes currently being tested, these Jellyfish-Bots Read More

MIT Reduces Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

September 11, 2023 0

A team at MIT has discovered that introducing new materials into existing concrete manufacturing processes could significantly reduce concrete’s carbon footprint – whose production is currently estimated to be responsible for 8% of global carbon Read More

Researchers Speed Up The Wound Healing Process

September 6, 2023 0

Researchers from the Chalmers Institute of Technology (CTH) and the University of Freiburg have proposed a new technique using electricity to help chronic wounds heal faster. The team based their study on the hypothesis that Read More

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