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New study presents efficient, solution-processed, hybrid tandem solar cells
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has developed high?efficiency, solution-processed, hybrid series, tandem photovoltaic devices featuring CQDs and organic bulk heterojunction (BHJ) photoactive materials. (2020-03-12)

Down to the wire: ONR researchers and new bacteria
Scientists sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) have genetically modified a common soil bacteria to create electrical wires that not only conduct electricity, but are thousands of times thinner than a human hair. (2016-08-16)

Towards computing with water droplets -- superhydrophobic droplet logic
Researchers in Aalto University have developed a new concept for computing, using water droplets as bits of digital information. This was enabled by the discovery that upon collision with each other on a highly water-repellent surface, two water droplets rebound like billiard balls. (2012-09-07)

Existing reprocessing techniques prove insufficient for flexible endoscopes
Current techniques used to clean endoscopes for reuse are not consistently effective, according to a study published in the February issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). The findings of this study support the need for careful visual inspection and cleaning verification tests to ensure that all endoscopes are free of damage and debris before they are high-level disinfected or sterilized and used on another patient. (2017-01-31)

Are health apps beneficial for healthy people?
Health apps have the potential to make a broad impact on the health of the general population, argues one expert in The BMJ this week. But another explains that there is not enough evidence to support such claims and suggests that health apps may even be harmful. (2015-04-14)

New design for transistors powered by single electrons
Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and NTT Corp. of Japan have demonstrated the first reproducible, controllable silicon transistors that are turned on and off by the motion of individual electrons. The experimental designs may have applications in low-power nanoelectronics. (2006-02-02)

Nanostructuring technology creates energy efficient and ultra-small displays
University of Michigan scientists using AFOSR-funding have created the smallest pixels available that will enable LED, projected and wearable displays to be more energy efficient with more light manipulation possible and all on a display that may eventually be as small as a postage stamp. (2010-09-28)

MIT 'optics on a chip' may revolutionize telecom, computing
In work that could lead to completely new devices, systems and applications in computing and telecommunications, MIT researchers are bringing the long-sought goal of (2007-02-05)

Fitbits go the distance in running study
La Trobe University researchers have put one of the world's most popular activity trackers to the test. (2018-11-27)

MIPT researchers close in on new nonvolatile memory
Researchers from MIPT, along with their colleagues from Germany and the U.S., have achieved a breakthrough on the way to new types of nonvolatile memory devices. The team came up with a unique method for measuring the electric potential distribution across a ferroelectric capacitor -- the device underlying the memory of the future, which would be orders of magnitude faster than the current flash and solid-state drives, withstanding 1 million times as many rewrite cycles. (2019-12-17)

Hey Google, are my housemates using my smart speaker?
Surveys show that consumers are worried that smart speakers are eavesdropping on their conversations and day-to-day lives. Now University of British Columbia researchers have found that people are also concerned about something else: friends, family and others who may have access to these devices. (2020-01-28)

Acoustics put a fresh spin on electron transitions
Electrons are very much at the mercy of magnetic fields, which scientists can manipulate to control the electrons and their angular momentum -- i.e. their 'spin.' (2020-06-10)

How mobile apps grab our attention
Aalto University researchers alongside international collaborators have done the first empirical study on how users pay visual attention to mobile app designs. (2020-10-06)

Researchers successfully test modified stun gun with heart monitoring capability
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have successfully tested a prototype conducted electrical weapon capable of recording a subject's heart rate and rhythm while still delivering incapacitating electrical charges. (2016-08-09)

New nanomaterials unlock new electronic and energy technologies
A new way of splitting layered materials to give atom thin (2011-02-03)

Study compares outcomes of 2 devices used in carotid artery stenting
A study published today in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions showed that in-hospital and 30-day stroke or death rates were equally low when using either a distal filter EPD or a proximal EPD to protect patients from blood clots during carotid artery stenting, but a small sample size for one device raises questions on the study's ability to detect potentially meaningful differences in outcomes. (2015-04-20)

NIST solving a mystery among electrons
It may not rival (2002-11-08)

UQ research accelerates next-generation ultra-precise sensing technology
The mining, navigation, minerals exploration and environmental hydrology sectors are set to benefit from new University of Queensland research into quantum technology. (2016-06-08)

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology sees growth, promise of tumor ablation
The unprecedented growth and promise of using thermal ablation to target and kill cancer is the subject of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology's August supplement, (2010-08-26)

Pin-sized sensor could bring chemical ID to smartphone-sized devices
Engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a spectrometer so small and simple that it could integrate with the camera of a typical cellphone without sacrificing accuracy. (2019-04-09)

NTUsg researchers develop flexible piezoelectric crystal
A team of researchers led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a new material, that when electricity is applied to it, can flex and bend forty times more than other materials in the same class, opening the way to better micro machines. (2021-02-08)

Liquid spiral vortex discovered
Unexpected spiral vortex phenomenon found when liquid is pushed through cross-shaped pathways. (2016-04-19)

Redesigned systems may increase access to MRI for patients with implanted medical devices
New technology developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital may extend the benefits of magnetic resonance imaging to many patients whose access to MRI is currently limited. (2015-05-05)

Biofuel cell generates electricity when implanted in False Death's Head Cockroach
Scientists have developed and implanted into a living insect -- the False Death's Head Cockroach -- a miniature fuel cell that converts naturally occurring sugar in the insect and oxygen from the air into electricity. They term it an advance toward a source of electricity that could, in principle, be collected, stored and used to power sensors, cameras, microphones and a variety of other microdevices attached to the insects in a paper in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. (2012-02-01)

Many CV devices approved by process that often does not require new clinical data
Many cardiac implantable electronic device models currently in use were approved via a Food and Drug Administration review process in which the models were assumed safe and effective based on approval of prior versions of the device, according to a study in the Jan. 22/29 issue of JAMA. (2014-01-21)

Diamonds closer to becoming ideal semiconductors
The thirst for electronics is unlikely to cease and almost every appliance or device requires a suite of electronics that transfer, convert and control power. Now, researchers have taken an important step toward that technology with a new way to dope single crystals of diamonds, a crucial process for building electronic devices. Researchers describe their work in this week's Journal of Applied Physics. (2016-05-24)

Graphene electrons share the heat
A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in collaboration with Klaas-Jan Tielrooij from ICFO, has discovered that electrical conduction in graphene on the picosecond timescale is governed by the same basic laws that describe the thermal properties of gases. (2015-07-16)

RIT and ASD Inc. host symposium on trends in spectroscopy Jan. 21
Rochester Institute of Technology and Analytical Spectral Devices Inc. will host a workshop on current applications and trends in spectroscopy. The free RIT-ASD symposium will be held at RIT's Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 21 in the Carlson Auditorium. (2016-01-20)

Mobile phones could be allowed in some parts of hospitals
The use of mobile phones in hospitals is not as hazardous as believed and they could be allowed in selected areas, say doctors at the John Radcliffe Hospital in this week's BMJ. (2003-02-27)

MWC 2010: FlashFind -- lightning-fast search on mobile devices
Fraunhofer researchers will be presenting fast and easy-to-use search technologies for mobile devices at the 2010 Mobile World Congress. (2010-02-05)

New technology enables ultra-fast steering and shaping of light beams
A team of engineers has developed a new acousto-optic device that can shape and steer beams of light at speeds never before achieved. (2015-01-06)

Nanotubes go with the flow
Kahp Suh and his colleagues from Seoul National University have developed a technique for aligning nanotubes over large areas based on the flow of a nanotube-containing solution through nanochannels. This technique is especially attractive because of its simplicity; no external stimuli such as the application of an electric field or syringe pumping are required to align the nanotubes. (2008-01-23)

Fast, efficient sperm tails inspire nanobiotechnology
Just like workers in a factory, enzymes can create a final product more efficiently if they are stuck together in one place and pass the raw material from enzyme to enzyme, assembly line-style. That's according to scientists at Cornell University's Baker Institute for Animal Health, the first team to recreate a 10-step biological pathway with all the enzymes tethered to nanoparticles. (2016-12-02)

Smallest Swiss cross -- Made of 20 single atoms
The manipulation of atoms has reached a new level: Together with teams from Finland and Japan, physicists from the University of Basel were able to place 20 single atoms on a fully insulated surface at room temperature to form the smallest 'Swiss cross', thus taking a big step towards next generation atomic-scale storage devices. The academic journal Nature Communications has published their results. (2014-07-15)

Communication between nervous & immune systems detailed in New Feinstein Institute
Sangeeta S. Chavan, PhD, Valentin A. Pavlov, PhD, and Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president and CEO of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health, have completed a detailed analysis of how the nervous and immune systems communicate with each other, which will help to develop novel medications and bioelectronic medicine devices to treat disease and injury. The analysis is published today in Immunity. (2017-06-20)

Patients may be exposed to hormone-disrupting chemicals in medication, medical supplies
Health care providers may unintentionally expose patients to endocrine- disrupting chemicals (EDCs) by prescribing certain medications and using medical supplies, according to a perspective published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2020-07-02)

Photochromic bismuth complexes show great promise for optical memory elements
Russian chemists obtained a new photochromic complex composed of bismuth (III) and viologen cations and used the new compound to create optical memory elements that were shown to be highly efficient and stable. The outcomes of the study may serve to expand the range of microelectronics components in the future. (2020-07-24)

Just hours of training triples doctor confidence in use of handheld ultrasound devices
Filling a training gap, a Penn Medicine doctor created a geriatric medicine-centered course for point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) devices that doubled doctor confidence. (2020-11-17)

3-D printing offers innovative method to deliver medication
3-D printing could become a powerful tool in customizing interventional radiology treatments to individual patient needs, with clinicians having the ability to construct devices to a specific size and shape. Researchers and engineers collaborated to print catheters, stents and filaments to deliver antibiotics and chemotherapeutic medications to a targeted area in cell cultures. (2015-03-02)

Mayo Clinic researches ways to better treat patients with heart defects
In studies appearing in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Mayo Clinic researchers report on procedures that were successful in closing an opening in the heart that fails to completely close after birth in approximately one-fourth of the United States population. (2004-01-13)

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