New filters could enable manufacturers to perform highly selective chemical separation

A team of chemical and biological engineers has developed highly selective membrane filters that could enable manufacturers to separate and purify chemicals in ways that are currently impossible, allowing them to potentially use less energy and cut carbon emissions, according to new findings.

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Adding graphene girders to silicon electrodes could double the life of lithium batteries

New research has found an effective approach to replacing graphite in the anodes of lithium-ion batteries using silicon, by reinforcing the anode’s structure with graphene girders. This could more than double the life of rechargeable lithium-ion based batteries and also increase the capacity delivered by those batteries.

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Nanotech surfacing material is self healing, fingerprint resistant – woodworkingnetwork.com

woodworkingnetwork.comNanotech surfacing material is self healing, fingerprint resistantwoodworkingnetwork.comPASADENA — FENIX NTM® is an innovative nanotech material created for interior design, suitable for both vertical and horizontal use that will be displayed by Willis at the 2018 Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo. It is neither an HPL nor a film or …

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University of Arkansas Research May Lead to New Source of Green Energy

Paul Thibado discovered that under the right circumstances, temperature changes caused by ambient heat makes graphene ripple and buckle. Now he's using this idea to create an energy breakthrough: a device that harnesses the heat all around us to create electricity.

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Nature paper by Schlumberger researchers used photothermal based nanoscale IR spectroscopy to analyze … – Nanotechnology News (press release)

Nature paper by Schlumberger researchers used photothermal based nanoscale IR spectroscopy to analyze …Nanotechnology News (press release)Using Anasys Instruments' nanoIR2™, AFM based nanoscale IR spectroscopy system, researchers at the Schlumberger-Doll Research Center and US Geological Survey provided for the first time the simultaneous geochemical and geomechanical characterization …

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Quantum gravity and the small matter of a theory of everything – Irish Times

Irish TimesQuantum gravity and the small matter of a theory of everythingIrish TimesThis would be the theory of quantum gravity. The ideas behind this theory are laid out by much-acclaimed physicist Carlo Rovelli in his latest book Reality Is Not What It Seems. Quantum gravity is about the structure of matter, space and time on all …

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Major cyber-attack on the UK is a matter of ‘when, not if’ – CNET

National Cyber Security Centre chief says an attack with the potential to hit infrastructure could come within the next two years.

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Hopping into bed with sleep tech? Not so fast – CNET

All kinds of companies are pitching products that promise a better night’s rest. Whether you should snuggle up to sleep tech is a more complicated question.

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With two questions, Facebook is deciding the future of news – CNET

Commentary: First it was the Disney Princess quizzes. Then it was Russian propaganda. Now Facebook is going to ask who you trust when it comes to news. That’s dangerous.

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Global Nanotechnology Market Outlook 2018-2024 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

The global nanotechnology market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 17% during the forecasted period of 2017-2024 Nanotechnology is a rapidly growing technology with potential applications in many sectors of global economy, namely healthcare, cosmetics, energy, and agriculture among others. The technology is revolutionizing every industry, while tremendously attracting worldwide attention.

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