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Surface science

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Complex shape-shifting lattices composed of multiple elastomeric materials can grow or shrink in response to changes in temperature.

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Using a silver substrate and molecular-beam epitaxy , scientists were able to grow elongated, hexagon-shaped flakes of the 2D material borophene.

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Researchers have found that graphene has many of the same mechanical properties as 3D graphite and is significantly thicker than widely believed.

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Engineers have harnessed machine learning to design dielectric metamaterials that absorb and emit specific frequencies of terahertz radiation.

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Researchers have found that a crystal made of cobalt, manganese and gallium is a room-temperature topological magnet that hosts quantum loops.

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Smart skin that responds to heat and sunlight

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Films of platinum only two atoms thick supported by graphene could usher in fuel cell catalysts with unprecedented catalytic activity and longevity.

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Coating chlorine-etched aluminum foil with carbon nanotubes created a material that is 10 times blacker than anything previously reported.

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A new model shows how rubbing two objects together produces static electricity by bending tiny protrusions on the surface of the objects.

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mechanically-triggered origami-inspired approach creates complex three-dimensional structures for biomedicine, electronics or robotics

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Interview with Dr Alex Minovich from Kings College London about reflective metasurfaces.

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