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May 27, 2016

Thermo Fisher to acquire FEI

$4.2 billion electron microscopy acquisition fills a gap in Thermo Fisher’s portfolio

May 24, 2016

Packing natural gas into porous particles

Simple technique boosts storage capacity of methane adsorbents

May 23, 2016

Core-shell nanocatalysts stretch out noble metals

Method boosts efficiency of costly metals by forming an atomically thin shell on an inexpensive metal-carbide core

May 23, 2016

Making bright colors out of thin air

Precisely placed airholes in a polymer produce matte structural colors

May 20, 2016

Phase-change material could help electronics compute like neurons

Nanosized device made from a chalcogenide performs neuronlike calculations

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