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4 Jul 2022

A Fine-Tuned Gene Editor

The molecular tool CRISPR-Cas9 can be used to treat inherited blood disorders, but this may cause unintended genetic alterations. A team led of researchers has now presented an approach that minimizes such adverse consequences.
3 Nov 2020


OrelTech has developed a particle-free conductive ink that can be metallized at 70 C or below using a cold-plasma process. The inks are compatible with a wide range of substrates and printing methods. Especially notable is the ability to print transparent conductive films from thin layers of silver.
24 Jun 2020

Printed Perovskite LEDs

Hybrid perovskite materials promise simplification - by arranging the organic and inorganic components of semiconducting crystal in a specific structure.
12 Aug 2019

Urban green habitat 3D-printed with multiple recycled filaments

Addressing some of the biggest environmental challenges such as plastic waste, overconsumption of energy and other resources, rapidly deteriorating biodiversity and urbanization, the installation is a groundbreaking prototype in urban architecture and an industry-first showcase in Additive Manufacturing of a scalable, city-developing circular economy.
22 Nov 2017

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cell phone screen

Unmanned aerial systems, commonly referred to as drones, could help farmers determine if their crop is growing satisfactorily, according to a recent study conducted by University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture researchers.
15 Jul 2016

Self-cleaning solar

Contrary to popular understanding, photovoltaic panels used for high power such as on buoys at sea or houses on land need maintenance in the form of removal of dirt and bird droppings.
22 Jun 2016

Enlightening and flexing memories

Researchers have shown that a carefully chosen blend of a small photoswitchable molecule and a semiconducting polymer can be used to fabricate high-performance memory devices that can be written and erased by light. Such multilevel optical memories have also been implemented on flexible substrates, paving the way to applications in wearable electronics, E-papers, and smart devices.
11 Jun 2014

New graphene-type material created

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have created a new material, related to graphene, which has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices.
20 Nov 2012

Novel etch method produces 3D microstructures in silicon

Researchers have developed a novel method to produce photonic crystals to manipulate optical signals.
18 Sep 2012

BMBF Project NEMO: Research on new OLED materials

Merck and ten other partners from industry and academia have successfully concluded the "New materials for OLEDs from solutions" (NEMO) project co-funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
9 Jul 2012

How dye-based nanotubes can help harvest light's energy

Microorganisms called green sulfur bacteria, which live deep in the ocean where there's hardly any light available, manage to harvest 98 percent of the energy in the light that reaches them.
10 Nov 2009

11 partners conduct research on new OLED materials

H.C.Starck Clevios GmbH announced that it has launched a project called "New materials for OLEDs from solutions" (NEMO) together with Merck KGaA and other renowned partners from industry and science