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A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications: Transparent wood made at UMD could create new windows, cars and solar panels

May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Researchers at the University of Maryland have made a block of linden wood transparent, which they say will be useful in fancy building materials and in light-based electronics systems.

Animal study shows flexible, dissolvable silicon device promising for brain monitoring: Other applications include post-operative observation for vascular, cardiac, and orthopaedic procedures, finds Penn study

May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
An implantable brain device that literally melts away at a pre-determined rate minimizes injury to tissue normally associated with standard electrode implantation, according to research led by a team...

Speedy ion conduction in solid electrolytes clears road for advanced energy devices

May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
In a rechargeable battery, the electrolyte transports lithium ions from the negative to the positive electrode during discharging. The path of ionic flow reverses during recharging. The organic liquid...

Engineers create a better way to boil water -- with industrial, electronics applications

May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Engineers at Oregon State University have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better...

Clues on the path to a new lithium battery technology: Charging produces highly reactive singlet oxygen in lithium air batteries

May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
Rechargeable lithium air batteries are a next-generation technology: Theoretically they might be much lighter and offer better performance than current lithium ion batteries. However, currently they r...

Unique nano-capsules promise the targeted drug delivery: Russian scientists created unique nano-capsules for the targeted drug delivery

May 9, 2016 - 7:45am
By now, the research is quite fundamental. However, one of the authors, Igor Potemkin (Professor of the Chair of Polymer and Crystal Physics, Physics Department, the Lomonosov Moscow State University)...