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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 »

10.19.17Science Highlight

Watching Catalysts Evolve in 3-D

Scientists reveal structural, chemical changes as nickel-cobalt particles donate electrons, vital for making better batteries, fuel cells. Read More »

10.19.17Science Highlight

Hybrid Material Glows Like Jellyfish

Scientists combine biology, nanotechnology into composites that light up upon chemical stimulation. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Bringing Visual “Magic” to Light

Scientists create widely controllable ultrathin optical components that allow virtual objects to be projected in real environments. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Speeding Materials Discovery Puts Solar Fuels on the Fast Track to Commercial Viability

New materials could turn water into the fuel of the future. Read More »

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