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Scientists have created a 2D form of gold that is just two atoms thick, which has a catalytic activity 10 times greater than gold nanoparticles.

By utilizing the quantum confinement effect, scientists have been able to produce perovskite-based LEDs with record-breaking brightness.

Multi-centre analysis pinpoints source of radiactive material leak

Only about five phases have been discovered in the simplest block copolymers, but researchers have now found a new one.

Researchers have created a novel shear-thinning gel that can be injected into the body to lift up colon polyps so they can be easily removed.

direct laser writing approach can print such shape-changing 3D polymer micromachines in a single step

A novel algorithm considers all possible combinations of elements in the periodic table in order to predict novel hard and tough materials.

Aerogel helps to heat the house as renewable energy

Scientists have discovered a previously unseen mode of a ferromagnetic property known as giant magneto-resistance in a 2D heterostructure.

CNTs produce sticky tape for extreme environments

Researchers have shown that coating zinc oxide nanowires with amorphous titania can enhance their ability to catalyze the water-splitting reaction.

Artificial proteins can self-assemble on a crystal surface by matching the pattern of amino acids in the protein with the atoms of the crystal.

Using a novel etching process, researchers have been able to fabricate fins on a novel semiconducting material, thereby enhancing its surface area.

Selective-area epitaxy helps nanowires into 2D for more complex devices

X-ray analysis of sintering bioactive glass particles reveals process and opens door tailored scaffolds for bone repair

Automated materials knowledge extraction

Researchers have shown that a text-mining algorithm with no training in materials science can accurately predict novel thermoelectric materials.

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