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August 24, 2016

Stretchy graphene sensor feels the strain

Fish scales of graphene oxide on stretchable tape could make for a highly sensitive, wearable sensor

August 23, 2016

Deciphering the color code of bioluminescence

Two amino acid residues help tune the wavelength of light produced by luciferase

August 21, 2016

Molybdenum disulfide functions as fast-acting water disinfection catalyst

Nanostructured form of material harvests visible light, generates bacteria-killing reactive oxygen species

August 21, 2016

Metal-free metamaterials switch between blocking and transmitting light

Removing metals opens up possibilities for the engineered structures

August 16, 2016

Organic crystals designed for flexibility

Harnessing weak interactions between molecular building blocks could be a design strategy for organic electronic materials or pharmaceutical additives

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