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June 27, 2016

How spongy silicon could open new doors in bioelectronics

New form of silicon boosts element’s biocompatibility and activates neurons with an assist from light

June 27, 2016

Selective sorbent traps xenon and krypton

Porous material could be used to separate gases liberated during nuclear fuel reprocessing

June 27, 2016

Nanoparticles that teach immune cells tolerance could treat diabetes

Gold particles help reprogram the immune system to stop attacking insulin-producing cells

June 27, 2016

Liquid metals take shape

Unique properties of gallium alloys pave the way to stretchable, self-healing electronics

June 21, 2016

Perovskite phosphor boosts visible light communication

Flashy nanocrystals help LEDs send data in the blink of an eye

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