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This soft robot jellyfish could outswim its natural counterparts

Engineering researchers at North Carolina State University and Temple University have developed soft robots inspired by jellyfish that can outswim their real-life counterparts. More practically,...

New way to store data using 2D materials instead of silicon chips

Researchers have invented a way to slide atomically-thin layers of 2D materials over one another to store more data, in less space and using...

Scientists create new fuel cells that double the voltage of conventional fuel cells

Researchers have developed high-power fuel cells that operate at double the voltage of conventional hydrogen fuel cells. Electrification of the transportation sector—one of the largest...

Scientists find new way to make indium nitride for future electronics

Indium nitride is a promising material for use in electronics, but difficult to manufacture. Scientists at Linköping University, Sweden, have developed a new molecule...

New gold nanoparticle could purify water of difficult pollutants

Researchers have found a promising technology for clearing water of pollutants: a new nanoparticle that converts light to heat. Trace amounts of contaminants such as...

This device could turn wasted heat into clean electricity

New matchbook-sized devices could convert wasted heat in our homes, offices and vehicles into an environmentally friendly source of electricity, according to a team...

New quadcopter drone could learn to fly acrobatic maneuvers

While a power loop or a barrel role might not be needed in conventional drone operations, a drone capable of performing these kinds of...

Scientists make the toughest component for solid-state batteries

By combining a ceramic material with graphene, Brown University engineers have made what they say is the toughest solid electrolyte built to date. Scientists have...

Gold nanomaterial gives robots chameleon skin

A new film made of gold nanoparticles changes color in response to any type of movement. Its unprecedented qualities could allow robots to mimic...

Scientists create new quantum radar prototype

Scientists have invented a new radar prototype that utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection. This successful integration of quantum mechanics into...

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