Molecular arithmetic operation on a single DNA platform

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Diverse advanced logic circuits are fabricated to implement arithmetic functions based on a simple and single molecular beacon platform.

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Towards seamless bionic interfaces

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New research solves two major problems in strechable electronics: poor adhesion and troublesome photopatterning.

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Perovskite solar cells: more than just a fad?

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Michael Grätzel et al. show excellent device stability for perovskite solar cells tested outdoors in the hot, humid climate of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Polymer solar cells with enhanced open-circuit voltage exceeding 1 V

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Enhanced performance in polymer solar cells is achieved using a linked-acceptor type conjugated polymer.

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Lights on! Single molecule switches for molecular electronics

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Light-induced switching of single molecule electronic junctions has been successfully demonstrated by researchers in Germany.

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Viable electron acceptors based on non-fullerenes

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A non-fullerene material is presented as a potential electron acceptor for use in bulk heterojunction organic photovoltaics.

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Wearable Strain Sensors via 3D Printing

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A multiple core–shell 3D printing method has been developed to fabricate soft, stretchable, fibre-based, capacitive strain sensors. The sensors can be readily integrated into conventional clothing and used in gait monitoring.

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From metal to insulator and back again

From metal to insulator and back again

Recently researchers discovered that some metals stop being metallic under pressure.

Busy bees fuel the semiconductor sector

Emission from carbon dots at different excitation wavelengths,

A team of researchers from Hefei, China use bee pollens in the synthesis of carbon dots with applications in bioimaging and catalysis.

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Thermally Controlled MOF Europium Transport for Explosives Detection

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A thermoresponsive MOF structure is demonstrated to capture/release europium ions for the detection of explosives at room temperature and below.

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