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Cholesterol-tracking smartphone users take lifesaving selfies
19 Dec 2013 | United States
With a new smartphone device, you can now take an accurate iPhone camera selfie that could save your life - it reads your cholesterol level in about a minute. Forget those clumsy, complicated, home cholesterol-testing devices. Cornell engineers have ...
Crystal film growth: nanosheets extend epitaxial growth applications
18 Dec 2013 | Japan
Molecularly thin two-dimensional crystals can alleviate the lattice matching restrictions of epitaxial crystalline thin film growth, as reported by researchers in Japan. Epitaxial growth has become increasingly important for growing crystalline thi...
Nanotubes can solder themselves, markedly improving device performance
17 Dec 2013 | United States
University of Illinois researchers have developed a way to heal gaps in wires too small for even the world's tiniest soldering iron. Led by electrical and computer engineering professor Joseph Lyding and graduate student Jae Won Do, the Illinois team...
Quantum waves at the heart of organic solar cells
16 Dec 2013 | United Kingdom
Researchers have been able to tune 'coherence' in organic nanostructures due to the surprise discovery of wavelike electrons in organic materials, revealing the key to generating "long-lived charges" in organic solar cells - material that c...
Characterizing solar cells with nanoscale precision
13 Dec 2013 | United States
Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology have demonstrated a new low energy electron beam technique and used it to probe the nanoscale electronic properties of grain boundaries and grain interiors in cadmium telluride (Cd...
Ultrathin diagnostic skin allows continuous patient monitoring
12 Dec 2013 | United States
It is likely that at your next visit to the doctor, a medical practitioner will start by taking your temperature. This has been part of medical practice for so long that we may see it as antiquated, with little value. However, the routine nature of t...
Feedback from Printed Electronics USA 2013
11 Dec 2013 | Worldwide
The IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA event in Santa Clara in November was attended by approximately 2,200 people and featured 160 exhibitors. The following is some of the feedback from the event, which will be held again in Santa Clara in 2014 on Nov...
Contract to advance fully printed transistor technology
11 Dec 2013 | United States
Optomec has announced that the company was awarded a contract by the Air Force Research Lab to advance its Aerosol Jet technology for printed electronics. Under the contract Optomec will enhance its Aerosol Jet technology to enable large area printin...
SmartKem joint development agreement with Asian display manufacturer
10 Dec 2013 | Asia-Pacific/United Kingdom
SmartKem Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of a joint development agreement with a major Asian display original equipment manufacturer for the manufacture of advanced flexible displays. This collaborative venture will involve bespoke customisat...
3D Printing Live!
9 Dec 2013 | Worldwide/United States
Our new 3D Printing Live! conference, which took place in Santa Clara on November 20 & 21, was very well received. It featured lectures by academics from institutions including Princeton, Harvard and Rochester and industrialists from companies in...
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