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11 hrs ago | R & D

Researchers close in on pure lithium anode

Engineers across the globe have been racing to design smaller, cheaper and more efficient rechargeable batteries to meet the power storage needs of everything from handheld gadgets to electric cars.

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Related Topix: Stanford University, Startups, Science

18 hrs ago | R & D

Ames Lab home to first-in-nation DNP-NMR instrument

The U.S. Dept. of Energy 's Ames Laboratory is now the home to a dynamic nuclear polarization solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer that helps scientists understand how individual atoms are arranged in materials.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Science, Chemistry

Wed Jul 30, 2014

GlobeNewswire

FEI Unveils New Solutions for Faster Time-to-Analysis in Metals Research

FEI today announced two new products that speed up the imaging and analysis time for metals researchers and industrial failure analysis labs.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Semiconductors, Electronics, FEI, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Stanford Researchers Build a Better Battery

Having to plug smartphones into chargers every 24 hours, give or take, may seem ridiculously old-school a decade from now.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Science, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

Stanford

researchers seek 'Holy Grail' in battery design

Yi Cui, Stanford professor of materials science and engineering, and his team are designing a pure lithium anode for rechargeable batteries.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Science, Startups, Stanford University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newswise

TMS Announces Winners of 2015 Student Academic Scholarships

July 24, 2014 - Warrendale, PA : The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society announces the winners of its 2015 student academic scholarships.

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Related Topix: Warrendale, PA, Science, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

Data on Materials Science Detailed by Researchers at LNM Institute of ...

In this work, a graphene/TiO2/Ag plasmonic metamaterial-based semiconducting thin film with a low resistivity Omega-cm) was prepared by a simple spray pyrolysis method."

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Planetizen

Ordinary Materials, Fantastic Opportunities

Michael Demkowicz says that steel, aluminum, and concrete are among materials we understand least, but all have big possibilities for engineers.

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Related Topix: Science

Business World

World's 1st for Irish material scientist

An Irish scientist has made a globally significant breakthrough in the area of material mechanics that will have a major impact on the development of new ICT technology in the future.

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Related Topix: Trinity College

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Medical News Today

Biomedical technologies may be improved by protein in squid skin

The common pencil squid may hold the key to a new generation of medical technologies that could communicate more directly with the human body.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

EurekAlert!

Tiny laser sensor heightens bomb detection sensitivity

A team of researchers led by Xiang Zhang, UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering, has found a way to dramatically increase the sensitivity of a light-based plasmon sensor to detect incredibly minute concentrations of explosives.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Fri Jul 18, 2014

RedOrbit

Protein In Squid Skin Could Improve Biomedical...

Image Caption: A protein in squid skin called reflectin can conduct positive electrical charges, making it a useful in helping medical devices communicate with the human system.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine

Gizmag

Moth eyes inspire more efficient photoelectrochemical cells

As nocturnal creatures, moths need to maximize how well they can see in the dark whilst remaining less visible to avoid predators.

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Related Topix: Science, Gadgets

Thu Jul 17, 2014

R & D

Toward ultimate light efficiency on the cheap

Researchers at the Univ. of Michigan have taken a major stride toward perfectly efficient lighting that is also relatively inexpensive and simple to make.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Reports on Materials Science Findings from Yanshan University Provide ...

The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from , "The obtained LMO can be used for both anode and cathode in a three-layer fuel cell, but displays low electro-catalytic activity and power output.

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Related Topix: Science

EurekAlert!

Squid skin protein could improve biomedical technologies, UCI study shows

The common pencil squid may hold the key to a new generation of medical technologies that could communicate more directly with the human body.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Green Car Congress

Researchers develop efficient technique to develop new materials with desired coefficient of friction

Researchers at Japan's National Institute for Materials Science have developed a highly efficient method for developing friction materials with a desired frictional property.

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Related Topix: Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Green Car Congress

Researchers develop efficient technique to develop new materials with desired coefficient of friction

Researchers at Japan's National Institute for Materials Science have developed a highly efficient method for developing friction materials with a desired frictional property.

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Related Topix: Science

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Ink promises shapely future for electronics

Researchers at the National Institute for Materials Science and Okayama University in Japan inched closer to the development of a possible approach for Printing semiconductor devices is considered to provide low-cost high performance flexible electronics that outperforms the amorphous silicon thin film transistors currently limiting developments in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Freshnews

ARC Group Worldwide Hires Former Morris Technologies Executive

ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. , a leading global provider of advanced manufacturing and 3D printing solutions, today announced the hiring of Tim Warden, as Vice President of Sales and Business Development for 3DMT, a newly created role.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science

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