The dispute about the origins of terahertz photoresponse in graphene results in a draw

IMAGE: Photoresponse in graphene. view more  Credit: Lion_on_helium, MIPT press workplace Physicists at MIPT and their British and Russian associates exposed the systems resulting in photocurrent in graphene under... Read more »

NREL Opens Large Database of Inorganic Thin-Film Materials

NREL’s HTEM Database group Andriy Zakutayev (left), Robert White, John Perkins, Marcus Schwarting, Caleb Phillips and Nick Wunder. (Image by Dennis Schroeder/ NREL). The High Throughput Speculative Products (HTEM)... Read more »

Make way for the mini flying machines

IMAGE: A schematic diagram of a tiny chemical detection device portraying a micrometer-sized polymer particle covered with a nanoelectronic circuit. view more  Credit: Michael Strano BRAND-NEW ORLEANS, March 21,... Read more »

Beyond the WIMP: Unique crystals could expand the search for dark matter

IMAGE: An electronic simulation of the massive circulation of dark matter in deep space. An overlay chart (in white) demonstrates how a crystal sample extremely scintillates, or radiances, when... Read more »

Startup scales up CNT membranes to make carbon-zero fuels for less than fossil fuels

Mattershift, an NYC-based start-up with alumni from MIT and Yale has actually accomplished a development in making carbon nanotube (CNT) membranes at big scale. The start-up is establishing the... Read more »

Scientists observe a new quantum particle with properties of ball lightning

Researchers at Amherst College and Aalto University have actually produced, for the very first time a three-dimensional skyrmion in a quantum gas. The skyrmion was forecasted in theory over... Read more »

A New Way to Combine Soft Materials

An unmodified hydrogel (left) peels off easily from an elastomer. A chemically-bonded hydrogel and elastomer (right) are tough to peel apart, leaving residue behind (Image courtesy of Suo Lab/Harvard... Read more »