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Nanophysics Nov 24, 2020

Sound waves power new advances in drug delivery and smart materials

Researchers have revealed how high-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials, make smart nanoparticles and even deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free vaccinations.

General Physics Nov 19, 2020

Confirming simulated calculations with experiment results

Dr. Zi Yang Meng from the Division of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), is pursuing a new paradigm of quantum material research that combines theory, computation and experiment ...

Optics & Photonics Nov 23, 2020

Vibrational encounters—phonon polaritons meet molecules

Researchers from CIC nanoGUNE BRTA (San Sebastian, Spain), in collaboration with the Donostia International Physics Center (San Sebastián, Spain) and the University of Oviedo (Spain) employed a spectroscopic nanoimaging ...

General Physics Nov 13, 2020

Researchers create MRI-like technique for imaging magnetic waves

A team of researchers from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Leiden University, Tohoku University and the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter has developed a new type of MRI scanner that ...

General Physics Nov 06, 2020

Anti-hacking based on the circular polarization direction of light

The Internet of Things (IoT) allowing smart phones, home appliances, drones and self-driving vehicles to exchange digital information in real time requires a powerful security solution, as it can have a direct impact on user ...

Cell & Microbiology Nov 11, 2020

Scientists can now scoop contents of individual cells from their local environment

Scientists can now select individual cells from a population that grows on the surface of a laboratory dish and study their molecular contents. Developed by University of Toronto researchers, the new tool will enable a deeper ...

Education Oct 29, 2020

Reimagining education for today's complex and fast-changing world

Many educators and employers agree there's a disconnect between the skills today's workers need on the job and what students are taught in school.

Ecology Oct 29, 2020

Here's why shark researchers are concerned about a potential COVID-19 vaccine

Science's steady march to find a vaccine capable of ending the coronavirus pandemic may come at the expense of another species: sharks.

Materials Science Oct 27, 2020

Scientists fabricate novel ternary ceramic phosphor for warm white-LEDs

By efficiently converting the blue light emitted from InGaN chips into yellow light and mixing them into white light, classic yellow Y3Al5O12: Ce (YAG) phosphor has proved itself to be the most prominent phosphor in white ...

Nanomaterials Oct 28, 2020

High-resolution lithography for nanoporous thin films

Researchers at KU Leuven (Belgium) developed a high-resolution lithography process to pattern metal-organic framework (MOF) films. This work, published in Nature Materials, will speed up the integration of these materials ...

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