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ZnO-coated high-performance bearings developed

A research group consisting of National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and Tohoku University developed a coating technique using a zinc oxide (ZnO) material, an environment-friendly, low-friction material developed ...

Nanoparticles present sustainable way to grow food crops

Scientists are working diligently to prepare for the expected increase in global population—and therefore an increased need for food production— in the coming decades. A team of engineers at Washington University in St. ...

Nanocage surfaces get 'makeover' in room temperature

Kyoto University researchers have discovered a way of replacing surface ions of copper oxide nanocrystals at ambient conditions—a feat that will make nanocage production considerably simpler.

Dielectric film has refractive index close to air

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a dielectric film that has optical and electrical properties similar to air, but is strong enough to be incorporated into electronic and photonic devices - making ...

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