Engineering & Technology Materials Science and Engineering


Porous Salts for Fuel Cells
20 Apr 2018
Organic salts with high proton conductivity
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19 Apr 2018
Nanocellulose offers renewable, biodegradable, strong and lightweight components for electronic products.
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19 Apr 2018
Perovskite-based solar cells reach a record 22.1% energy conversion rate, thanks to a new fabrication method.
KAUST Researchers and SMI
18 Apr 2018
An innovative chemical reactor for depositing semiconductors at very high temperatures draws on the strength of Saudi Arabia’s chemical industry.
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28 Mar 2018
Hokkaido University scientists have developed ‘fibre-reinforced soft composites’, that are extremely flexible and five times stronger than carbon steel.
Quasicrystal with five-fold rotational symmetry.
26 Mar 2018
Japanese researchers have observed superconductivity in a quasicrystal for the first time.
Which piece resembles your color perception for #theDress image?
26 Mar 2018
A novel algorithm to simulate the color appearance of objects under chromatic illuminants has been proposed by Ichiro Kuriki of Tohoku University.
Molecular assemblies on graphene grow in perfect orientation by atomic force microscopy (AFM) tip scanning.
22 Mar 2018
~ A fluke discovery could pave the way towards improved graphene-based electronics ~
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12 Mar 2018
3D printing shows potential for fabricating personalized ‘soft’ robotic hands and hearts. But challenges need to be addressed.
12 Mar 2018
A research team in Korea has newly developed imaging system that can analyze the movement of sound generated from 2D structure with the thickness of an atomic unit. It is expected to be used in new material, solar cell, and catalyst development.
A new type of battery
28 Feb 2018
A technique of microwave synthesis of layered oxides enables high-capacity aqueous zinc-ion batteries.
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21 Feb 2018
A soft, stick-on patch collects, analyses and wirelessly transmits a variety of health metrics from the body to a smartphone.
Professor Jang-Ung Park's research team
21 Feb 2018
Researchers at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, have succeeded in developing a new biosensing contact lens capable of detecting glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
20 Feb 2018
Nanomaterial coating enables efficient delivery of CRISPR-Cas9 machinery into the cell.
Splitting crystals for 2D metallic conductivity
20 Feb 2018
Adding oxygen atoms to a perovskite-like crystal material splits it into layers, giving it unique electrical properties.
Unprecedented single-digit-nanometer magnetic tunnel junction demonstrated
20 Feb 2018
Researchers have developed ultra-small magnetic tunnel junctions with high retention properties for use in semiconductor technologies.
A new water-soluble warped nanographene.
19 Feb 2018
~ A new water-soluble nanocarbon triggers cell death when exposed to light ~
16 Feb 2018
In a recent study, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, have designed a novel approach to trap and manoeuvre objects as small as 100 nm.
14 Feb 2018
Qatar University (QU) and The University of Newcastle – Australia signed on February 11 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their collaboration and cooperate on the design and development of advanced materials for energy and environmental applications.
13 Feb 2018
A team of researchers in Korea has successfully developed an alternative and cheap anode material for excellent and ultra-stable alkaline water electrolysis.
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09 Feb 2018
Synthesis of a water-soluble warped nanographene and its application for photo-induced cell death
Stacking on the graphene
09 Feb 2018
Tohoku University researchers have fabricated two types of trilayer graphene with different electrical properties.
A new method for nanographene synthesis by zipping up partially fused aromatics.
08 Feb 2018
A fast and efficient method for graphene nanoribbon synthesis Scientists at Nagoya University have now developed a fast way to form nanographenes in a controlled fashion.
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01 Feb 2018
Developing 2D materials similar to graphene remains a challenge, but chemists are making progress — moving closer to smaller and faster electronics and photonics.
Silicon waves
30 Jan 2018
Ultrathin, rigid silicon segments that are wired through interdigitated metal contacts produce ultraflexible high-performance solar cells.
UNIST research team with world's first stretchable aqueous Li-ion batteries.
26 Jan 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has succeeded in developing world's first stretchable aqueous Li-ion batteries that may power the next generation of wearable devices.
Ultralow power consumption for data recording
24 Jan 2018
Researchers have made a discovery that could see a drastic reduction in power consumption for data recording.
Smart Baby Pillow 1
24 Jan 2018
A team of students, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a smart baby pillow to help prevent and correct mild cases of flat head syndrome. This innovative device has also recently won a gold award at a business idea competition.
Researchers in applied physics at KAUST
22 Jan 2018
Fine tuning the composition of nitride alloys can further the development of optical and electronic interface devices.
Crystal Clear
22 Jan 2018
Atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy of electron beam-sensitive crystalline materials


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