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Giant air pockets win the drag race
19-December-2017

Creating teardrop-like gas cavities around metal spheres enables practically friction-free travel through liquids.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
The universal truth about sticky surfaces
19-December-2017

Trapping molecules on custom-designed porous surfaces becomes easier with a new model that unifies previous theories of adsorption.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
A green separation for industry
19-December-2017

Tailor-made membranes offer a cleaner method for the industrial-scale separation of chemical mixtures, says Suzana Nunes. But first we need to make their manufacture greener.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Brittle Stars inspire new generation robots able to adapt to physical damage
14-December-2017

The invention of a robot made to adapt to unexpected physical damage is a significant breakthrough for machines made to function in tough environments.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University
 
Wet plasma makes a nano-sized splash
11-December-2017

Silicon microelectronics and biomedical fields could benefit from a safe and cost-effective way to synthesize nanoparticles.

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