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New metalens shifts focus without tilting or moving

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Measuring carbon nanotubes taken up by plants

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New study suggests supermassive black holes could form from dark matter

Scientists propose that rather than the conventional formation scenarios involving 'normal' matter, supermassive black holes could instead form directly from dark matter in high density region..

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Researchers detect cold gas pipelines feeding early, massive galaxies

Astronomers have detected cosmic pipelines supplying the cold gases necessary for the formation of massive galaxies and the creation of stars. It is the first direct observational evidence of the phen..

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An intelligent soft material that curls under pressure or expands when stretched

Researchers have printed liquid metal circuits onto a single piece of soft polymer, creating an intelligent material that curls under pressure or mechanical strain...

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Treating rheumatoid arthritis with micromotors

Researchers have developed magnesium-based micromotors propelled by hydrogen bubbles, which improved rheumatoid arthritis symptoms when injected into the joints of rats...

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An mRNA nanovaccine for cancer immunotherapy

Researchers have developed a graphene oxide hydrogel that, when injected into mice with melanoma, slowly released RNA nanovaccines that shrank tumors and kept them from metastasizing...

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3D-printing perovskites on graphene makes next-gen X-ray detectors

By using 3D aerosol jet-printing to put perovskites on graphene, scientists have made X-ray detectors with record sensitivity that can greatly improve the efficiency and reduce the cost and health haz..

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Ghost particle from shredded star reveals cosmic particle accelerator

From a black hole to the South Pole: Scientists identify first neutrino from a tidal disruption event...

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Farming on asteroids: Science future, not science fiction

Organic-layered asteroids could bear fruit - or wheat, or other crops - for future space exploration...

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Treating rheumatoid arthritis with micromotors

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder marked by joint pain, swelling and damage. Although medications, such as steroids, anti-inflammatory drugs and immunosuppressants, can help slow..

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Measuring carbon nanotubes taken up by plants

Scientists describe a way to measure levels of a specific kind of carbon nanotube in plant tissues...

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Buckyballs on DNA for harvesting light

Supramolecular structure boosts efficiency of light harvesting for solar cells...

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Jumping frost crystals: Lab works toward electrostatic de-icing

If you have ever gotten up on a winter morning and thrown yourself into the arduous task of scraping frost from a windshield, a Virginia Tech lab is engaging science IS1 that could make your life mu..

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Measuring carbon nanotubes taken up by plants

Carbon nanotubes are tiny. They can be a hundred thousand times smaller than the width of a human hair. But they have huge potential...

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Buckyballs on DNA for harvesting light

Organic molecules that capture photons and convert these into electricity have important applications for producing green energy. Light-harvesting complexes need two semiconductors, an electron donor ..

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Biopolymer-coated nanocatalyst can help realize a hydrogen fuel-driven future

Scientists demonstrate enhanced hydrogen production from sunlight-assisted water splitting using a polydopamine-coated zinc sulfide nanorod catalyst...

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Targeted delivery of highly toxic anti-cancer drug to brain tumors

Researchers develop, tests nano-carrier as potential treatment for glioblastomas...

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Using living bacteria to design self-growing engineering materials

In another step towards engineered living materials, researchers combined living bacteria and 3D-printed materials to grow bionic mineralized composites with ordered microstructures. It provides an ex..

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Researchers reveal genetic predisposition to severe COVID-19

HSE University researchers have become the first in the world to discover genetic predisposition to severe COVID-19. The results of the study were published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology. T-c..

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