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Scientists have developed a new way of attaching electronic screens to paper-based packaging.

Interactive Electronic Screens May Revolutionize Packaging Industry

April 11, 2016 12:43 pm | by University of Sheffield | Comments

Instead of reading a label, consumers could be interacting with an electronic screen on packaging in the future.

Improved adhesive force in Gecomer structures makes it possible to use the same gripper for heavy and lightweight, sensitive devices.

Robotic Gripping Surface Adds New Dimension

April 11, 2016 12:28 pm | by Leibniz Institute for New Materials | Comments

Improved adhesive force makes it  possible to use the same gripper for heavy and lightweight, sensitive devices.

An artificial quantum world of atoms and light: Atoms (red) spontaneously arrange themselves in a checkerboard pattern as a result of the complex interplay between short- and long-range interactions. Courtesy of ETH Zurich / Tobias Donner

Researchers Study Three-Way Battles in the Quantum World

April 11, 2016 12:15 pm | by ETH Zurich | Comments

Adding long-range interactions, physicists were able to observe novel phase transitions that result from energetic three-way battles.


Research Pioneers Nanotechnology for Gas Sensing

April 11, 2016 9:02 am | by University of Essex | Comments

Scientists invent device that could create cost-effective gas sensors.


Physicists Discover Flaws in Superconductor Theory

April 11, 2016 8:55 am | by American Institute of Physics | Comments

New research changes perception of how a superconductor traps and holds magnetic fields.


Single Ion Impacts a Million Water Molecules

April 11, 2016 8:47 am | by Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne | Comments

Water is simple and complex at the same time.


Beta Cells from Love Handles

April 11, 2016 8:40 am | by ETH Zurich | Comments

Many specialists previously though this technique was impossible. 


New Insights into Early Human Embryo Development

April 8, 2016 2:57 pm | by Karolinska Institutet | Comments

Researchers have conducted a detailed molecular analysis of the embryo's first week of development.


New Discovery for Better Batteries

April 8, 2016 12:32 pm | by Uppsala University | Comments

Materials researchers have made new discoveries in understanding energy storage in lithium-ion batteries.


A Teacher, a Spy, a Shield—this Nanoparticle Wears Many Hats in the Body

April 8, 2016 12:00 pm | by University at Buffalo | Comments

A spy. A teacher. A bodyguard. That, in a nutshell, describes the different functions of a nanoparticle invented that can improve therapies for autoimmune diseases, genetic disorders and other ailments that are treated with biologic drugs.  


AMOR—a Love Potion for Plant Fertilization

April 8, 2016 9:43 am | by Nagoya University | Comments

New sugar molecule can guide pollen tube growth. 


Space Station Getting Inflatable Room—a Cosmic First

April 8, 2016 9:34 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | Comments

Forget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room.


New Weapon Against Breast Cancer

April 8, 2016 9:30 am | by Harvard Gazette | Comments

Scientists identify molecular marker for predicting the risk of getting this deadly cancer. 


Quantum Effects Affect The Best Superconductor

April 8, 2016 9:24 am | by University of the Basque Country | Comments

Research explains why hydrogen sulfide is a potent superconductor. 


Fishing for the Future of Coral Reefs

April 8, 2016 9:17 am | by University of Queensland | Comments

New science-based fishery regulations are needed if coral reefs are to have a future in the face of climate change.



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