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Researchers have developed a platform that uses machine learning to program the transformation of 2D stretchable materials into specific 3D shapes.

Researchers have discovered that the junctures at the facet edges of 3D semiconductor particles have 2D electronic properties.

New battery material offers useful stability and recharges as fast as lithium-ion batteries

New material simulates all three layers of skin

Researchers have found that a nickel nanoparticle can catalyze the speedy synthesis of bilayer nanoribbons of molybdenum disulfide.

A copper surface covered in microscale and nanoscale cavities can kill bacteria more than 100 times faster and more effectively than standard copper.

Researchers have discovered that silica nanoparticles coated in polymer chains that are not too short or too long can produce extremely tough films.

By studying the restructuring of water-splitting catalysts, researchers have been able to manipulate their surfaces to greatly increase their efficiency.

Researchers have developed a novel catalyst comprising a layer of platinum atoms on a 2D material that can convert methane into ethane and ethylene.

Researchers have discovered what causes the damaging 'plating' effect on anodes when lithium-ion batteries are fast charged.

A novel imaging technology that compresses light into a tiny spot can reveal previously invisible details about nanomaterials, including colors.

Researchers have discovered that firing a brief pulse of mid-infrared laser light at quantum dots can stop them from blinking.

Researchers turned an inert 2D material into a chemically active catalytic support by covering it in tiny holes filled with precious metal atoms.

Researchers have reported the first measurements of the ultra-low-friction behavior of a 2D material known as magnetene.

Using waste biomass as an environmentally friendly alternative

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