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Researchers have discovered that the thermal properties of a surface influence whether droplets stick to them or bounce off.

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By controlling the distance between nanoparticles in a single layer, researchers have made a filter that can change between reflecting and transparent.

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By sprinkling copper atoms atop a gold surface, scientists have developed a novel material for creating synthesis gas from carbon dioxide and water.

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Researchers have uncovered the role of oxygen in 2D molybdenum disulfide and developed a novel technique for tuning its optical band gaps.

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Researchers have developed the first 4.0 volt lithium-ion battery able to use a water-salt solution as its electrolyte.

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Scientists have shown that repeated cycles of heating and cooling offer a cheap way to produce single-crystal metals.

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Windows coated with thermochromic vanadium dioxide nanoparticles can let heat in during winter and keep it out in summer.

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Scientists have developed new materials for splitting water to create hydrogen and splitting carbon dioxide to create carbon monoxide.

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By sandwiching rare earth metals between layers of graphene, scientists have been able to control its band gap.

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Fernando Torres recipient of 2017 Embracing Challenge award

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