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This soft skin patch could provide early warning for strokes, heart attacks

In a new study from the University of California San Diego, researchers have developed a soft and stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn...

This special graphene may be a rare, magnet-proof superconductor, shows study

MIT physicists have observed signs of a rare type of superconductivity in a material called “magic-angle” twisted trilayer graphene. In a study appearing in Nature,...

Scientists create world’s thinnest magnet

A one-atom thin 2D magnet could advance new applications in computing and electronics. The development of an ultrathin magnet that operates at room temperature could...

This material could help make lightweight armor, protective coatings

Scientists find a new material that may help produce lightweight armor, protective coatings, blast shields and other impact-resistant structures. Researchers at the U.S. Army's Institute...

Scientists develop more robust memory device for artificial intelligence systems

A research team at Northwestern University and the University of Messina in Italy has developed a new magnetic memory device that could lead to...

Engineers 3D printed a soft robotic hand that can play Nintendo

A team of researchers from the University of Maryland has 3D printed a soft robotic hand that is agile enough to play Nintendo's Super...

Scientists create rechargeable swimming microrobots with oil and water

By combining oil drops with water containing a detergent-like substance, the scientists found they could produce artificial swimmers that are able to swim independently...

Scientists find way to navigate a heavy uphill climb

Scientists have uncovered how heavy, motorized objects climb steep slopes--a newly discovered mechanism that also mimics how rock climbers navigate inclines. The findings, which appear...

This device harvests power from your sweaty fingertips while you sleep

Feeling extra sweaty from a summer heat wave? Don't worry--not all your perspiration has to go to waste. In a paper publishing in the journal Joule,...

This new electronic paper displays brilliant colors

Imagine sitting out in the sun, reading a digital screen as thin as paper, but seeing the same image quality as if you were...