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Synthesizing pure graphene, a 'miracle material'

Formed deep within the earth, stronger than steel, and thinner than a human hair. These comparisons aren't describing a new super hero. They're describing graphene, a substance that some experts have called "the most amazing ...

dateAug 29, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Self-driving vehicles at the microscale

(Phys.org)—In a new study, scientists have developed the microscale version of self-driving vehicles: a 5-μm spherical micromotor that autonomously navigates its way through micro-traffic along a micro-maze to reach its ...

dateAug 28, 2017 in Nanophysics feature
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Watches, LEDs powered by yarn battery

(Phys.org)—Researchers have fabricated rechargeable batteries by using highly conductive yarns that have a diameter and flexibility similar to that of a piece of cotton yarn. The new yarn battery can be woven into fabric ...

dateAug 25, 2017 in Nanophysics feature
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