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Cool idea for zero-carbon air conditioning that requires no power source

27 November 2014  Research

Surface reflects sunlight and emits heat so well that in midday heat it's 5°C cooler than its surroundings

Femtofluidic droplet manipulation now possible

27 November 2014 Research

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Modular toolbox turns droplets into microreactors with volumes one billion times smaller than microtitre plate wells

Conductive clay rolled out to store energy

27 November 2014 Research

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Simplified synthesis of a known supercapacitor produces a dough-like material with surprising energy-storing abilities

Seeing glucose through the skin

26 November 2014 Research

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Technique could one day allow diabetics to manage their condition without drawing blood

Benchtop NMR gives feedback in flow  

Another step closer to dial-a-molecule reactors

Nanomolar chemistry enables 1500 experiments in a single day  

High throughput method could speed drug discovery and cut down use of costly compounds

Crustacean culprit turns lakes to jelly  

Acid rain leaching calcium from Canadian water courses leads to a surge in jelly-covered o...

Boron and beryllium finally shake hands  

Never-before-seen bond observed between periodic table neighbours

Nanostripe controversy in new twist  

Creator of striped nanoparticles insists questions over structures have already been answe...

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