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Sensitive robots feel the strain
10-December-2018

Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Carbon emissions smoked
9-December-2018

Helpful microbes inhale CO2 through a porous cylindrical electrode and exude useful chemicals.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Determining fish age using inner ear structures
7-December-2018

Biologists in Japan have identified four distinct zones in the otolith, a calcium carbonate structure in the inner ear, which can be used to determine age in fish.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Capturing the surprising flexibility of crystal surfaces
3-December-2018

Real-time imaging has shown the surprising flexibility of a crystal surface upon guest molecule introduction, with implications for storage and sensing devices.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
Drinking water sucked from the dusty desert air
26-November-2018

An inexpensive hydrogel-based material efficiently captures moisture even from low-humidity air and then releases it on demand.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
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