New approach for making organic semiconductors

An international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt University in Berlin developed a more efficient process for...
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Huge underground lake discovered on Mars

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising hopes that more water - and maybe even life -...

Waterlike polymer to create high-temperature ceramics patented

Ceramic textiles, improved jet engine blades, 3-D printed ceramics and better batteries may soon become a reality, with the help of a recently patented...

Simple organic molecules form complex materials through self-organization

An international team of researchers led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has discovered a reaction process, in which simple organic molecules are converted...

Indian American Theoretical Physicist, Abhay Ashtekar Wins Prestigious Einstein Prize

Indian-born theoretical physicist Abhay Vasant Ashtekar was awarded the prestigious Einstein prize conferred by the American Physical Society for his “numerous and seminal contributions...

New Surface Coating Could Open New Range Of Medical Applications

Researchers from McMaster University have engineered surface coating that is first of its kind as it can repel anything and everything, from bacteria and...

Scientists develop 3D print self-folding materials

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed 3D print self-folding materials. The technique, known as Thermorph, could be the first step towards products like...
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New insights reveal helium’s role of ‘nanny’ in forming chemical compounds under pressure

A team of scientists of California State University, Northridge (CSUN) was led by chemistry professor Maosheng Miao and University Of Buffalo chemistry professor Eva...

Borophene acts as an efficient 2D plasmonic material

According to scientists from Rice Univesity, an atom-thick film of boron could be the first pure two-dimensional material able to emit visible and near-infrared...

Antiaromatic molecule displays electrical conductance

Organic materials often have a lower production cost than traditional electric conductors like metals and semiconductors. Not all organic systems conduct electricity well. However,...

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