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IMAP: synthesising and characterising Metal Organic Frameworks

IMAP: synthesising and characterising Metal Organic Frameworks

IMAP’s Research Director Christian Serre discusses the institute’s research activities in the areas of health, energy, and the environment, and some of the different...
In-Mold Electronics is on the brink of large-scale adoption

In-Mold Electronics is on the brink of large-scale adoption

IdTechEx discusses its new paper, which explains that In-Mold Electronics is on the brink of large-scale adoption. IDTechEx Research have recently published a new global...
The lotus effect: The first self-cleaning metals inspired by the lotus leaf

The lotus effect: The first self-cleaning metals inspired by the lotus leaf

Inspired by the lotus leaf, a European research team has created the first self-cleaning metals using new photonics technology. The self-cleaning metals are the first fluid-repellent,...
2D systems and materials beyond graphene: The rise of indium selenide

2D systems and materials beyond graphene: The rise of indium selenide

Professor Amalia Patanè discusses some of the unprecedented opportunities offered by 2D systems, and the 2D semiconductor indium selenide (InSe) and its heterostructures. The progressive miniaturisation of electronic...
Printed Graphene technology could revolutionise wearable electronics

Printed Graphene technology could revolutionise wearable electronics

A novel method for printed Graphene technology could revolutionise wearable electronics and IoT applications. The method has been developed by a research team based at...
Graphene Flagship partners have produced a new leading edge

Graphene Flagship partners have produced a new leading edge

Graphene Flagship partners have produced a leading edge for the Airbus A350 horizontal tail plane using Graphene-enhanced composites. The Graphene Flagship partners are Aernnova, Grupo Antolin-Ingenieria,...
imec's 2Dfun with graphene for high-volume industrial production

imec’s 2Dfun with graphene for high-volume industrial production

imec’s Matty Caymax comments on the progress of 2Dfun, a project which aims at manufacturing and integration processes for a dielectric/transition metal dichalcogenide/graphene platform,...
How to shrink 3D objects to the nanoscale: the new MIT discovery

How to shrink 3D objects to the nanoscale: the new MIT discovery

It is possible to shrink 3D objects of nearly any shape to the nanoscale. MIT researchers have invented a method to do this and can...

Opening the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre

The Duke of York has officially opened the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre at The University of Manchester. The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) is a...
Using electrospinning for musculoskeletal tissue engineering

Using electrospinning for musculoskeletal tissue engineering

The high failure rates of rotator cuff operative techniques has caused researchers to investigate the potential of electrospinning for musculoskeletal tissue engineering in the field...

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