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12.14.16Science Highlight

New Properties Discovered in Atom-Wide Troughs

Scientists found that removing lines of atoms in thin electronic materials creates “veins” that could benefit solar panels and more.

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12.14.16Science Highlight

How to Convince Molecules to Self-Assemble into Precise Hollow Nanotubes

Scientists reveal another design principle for building nanostructures in soft matter, valuable for batteries, water purification, and more.

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11.30.16Science Highlight

Lining up for New High-Density Memory Devices

Unique magnetic coupling found in vertically aligned nanocomposite films shrink devices and let them withstand higher temperatures.

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BES-2016-11-f-thmb11.22.16Science Highlight

Re-Energizing the Lithium-Ion Battery

Scientists seek to improve the battery by investigating the detailed interactions lithium ions experience with liquid battery electrolytes.

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Making Sense of Failure in Light-Harvesting Semiconductors09.07.16Science Highlight

Making Sense of Failure in Light-Harvesting Semiconductors

Researchers reveal the factors that affect the stability of semiconductors in solar fuel devices to aid the discovery of next-generation materials.

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Fast and Furious Bucket Brigade08.19.16Science Highlight

Fast and Furious Bucket Brigade

Confining water in tiny straws confirms predicted rapid transport of protons along a water “wire”—vital for more efficient fuel cells.

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Nature-Inspired Nanotubes that Assemble Themselves, with Precision08.04.16Science Highlight

Nature-Inspired Nanotubes that Assemble Themselves, with Precision

Scientists discover another design principle for building nanostructures.

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A New Family Member for 2D Nanomaterials07.26.16Science Highlight

A New Family Member for 2D Nanomaterials

First atomically thin, halide perovskite sheets could be an alternative to graphene for future electronics. Read More »

Battery with a Built-in Bouncer07.26.16Science Highlight

Only the Good Shall Pass: Battery with a Built-in Bouncer

Microporous polymer separator prevents specific molecules from crossing battery and causing degradation and shorter lifetimes. Read More »

Graphene Rewrites the Rules of Engagement 07.26.16Science Highlight

Graphene Rewrites the Rules of Engagement

Novel self-assembly can tune the electronic properties of graphene, possibly opening doors for tiny, powerful electronic devices. Read More »

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