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A new, cost-effective catalyst made from nickel, tine and ceria can convert carbon dioxide and methane directly into synthesis gas.

Researchers have created the material for a chemical heat 'battery' that can release its energy on demand.

A novel epitaxy method that incorporates van der Waals’ forces is able to grow thin films of the semiconductor germanium on mica.

A novel material synthesis method uses a stream of protons to shoot ions from a source material into a host material.

The optical and photocatalytic properties of carbon dots can be precisely tuned by controlling the positions of nitrogen atoms in their structure.

Smart textiles and wearable electronics benefit from graphene.

Conductor gives delicate control over electron spin.

Graphene’s unique properties makes it a potential candidate for transparent, stretchable electronics in displays, wearable health monitors, or soft robots.

Simple solution could radically broaden the range of metal alloys that can be produced by additive manufacturing.

Strong regenerated silk fiber with biomedical applications.

Pulp fact: smart paper detects water leaks.

Self-healing composite has good mechanical properties and can be produced by conventional processing tools.

Overcoming the technical challenges of achieving extreme fast charging for electric vehicles.

Oxygen-containing chemical species with biocidal properties are an alternative to conventional antibiotics, which are susceptible to resistance.

Synthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes that can absorb light at many frequencies have helped to reveal how leaf hoppers hide from predators.

By taking advantage of electrostatic charge, scientists have induced synthetic polymers to self-assemble in a defined sequence, just like proteins.

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Researchers have developed a 3D printing process that can create a chemically active catalytic object in a single step.

Scientists report major progress in developing a new type of lithium-ion battery that utilizes cathodes made with so-called ‘disordered’ materials.

Researchers have developed a new technique for creating novel nanoporous materials with unique optical, magnetic, electronic and catalytic properties.

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A new, cost-effective catalyst made from nickel, tine and ceria can convert carbon dioxide and methane directly into synthesis gas.

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Researchers have created the material for a chemical heat 'battery' that can release its energy on demand.

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A novel epitaxy method that incorporates van der Waals’ forces is able to grow thin films of the semiconductor germanium on mica.

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Simple solution could radically broaden the range of metal alloys that can be produced by additive manufacturing.

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