Researchers from North Carolina State University and the U.S. Army Research Office have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems.
Scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS) and the University of Tokyo have developed a film that curls up and straightens out autonomously when exposed to tiny, barely measurable changes in ambient ...
Dr. Karine Chesnel has always been fascinated with understanding how things work, particularly the secrets of magnetism.
The use of polyethylene mulch is a common practice in vegetable production, but environmental issues related to the disposal of petroleum-based plastic mulches have producers looking for alternatives. To address environmental ...
Studying acoustic waves at microwave frequencies in diamonds brings scientists one step closer to new microsensors
A collaborative of Russian researchers has mathematically modelled diamond-based microstructures for producing compact, high-sensitivity sensors.
Critically acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke says he will make a virtual reality film next year with a romantic story as he and viewers get used to the new medium, and declared: "I think VR is going to be the next big ...
A new understanding of why tungsten-doped thin films degrade so rapidly in air may lead to better designs for semiconductor technologies.
Light-up clothing, medical sensors and electronic wallpaper are just a few of the possible future applications that may be enabled by flexible and printable electronics using carbon-based materials.
The EU wants to force US web streaming giants such as Netflix and Amazon to devote 20 percent of their content in Europe to European movies and TV programmes, according to a draft proposal seen by AFP on Thursday.