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10.26.17Science Highlight

Honey, I Shrunk the Features for Low-Cost, Flexible, Large-Area Electronics

Exploiting reversible solubility allows for direct, optical patterning of unprecedentedly small features. Read More »

10.25.17Science Highlight

Flavins Perform Electron Magic

Researchers discover the secret behind the third way living organisms extract energy from their environment. Read More »

10.25.17Science Highlight

Spin-Polarized Surface States in Superconductors

Novel spin-polarized surface states may guide the search for materials that host Majorana fermions, unusual particles that act as their own antimatter, and could revolutionize quantum computers. Read More »

10.25.17Science Highlight

Imaging Probe Printed onto Tip of Optical Fiber

The Molecular Foundry and aBeam Technologies bring mass fabrication to nano-optical devices. Read More »

10.23.17Science Highlight

Plenty of Room at the Top: Breaking through the Sunlight-to-Electricity Conversion Limit

In hybrid materials, “hot” electrons live longer, producing electricity, not heat, for solar cells. Read More »

10.23.17Science Highlight

Imperfections Show “Swimming” Particles the Way to Self-Healing and Shape-Changing

Defects in liquid crystals act as guides in tiny oceans, directing particle traffic. Read More »

10.23.17Science Highlight

Bending the Laws of Thermodynamics for Enhanced Material Design

Wide metastable composition ranges are possible in alloys of semiconductors with different crystal structures. Read More »

10.19.17Science Highlight

Designer Binders Protect Silicon Battery Electrodes

New binding molecules formed a protective layer after charging and discharging, making a promising battery component more stable. Read More »

10.19.17Science Highlight

Nanoribbons Enable “On–Off” Switch for Graphene

Built from the bottom up, nanoribbons can be semiconducting, enabling broad electronic applications. Read More »

10.19.17Science Highlight

On-Demand 3-D Printing of Tiny Magic Wands

Direct writing of pure-metal structures may advance novel light sources, sensors and information storage technologies. Read More »

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