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Alexander team works to mimic natural surfaces on metal

Dennis AlexanderDennis Alexander's research team is using lasers on metal surfaces to mimic evolutionary biological properties (like shark skin, rose petals, beetles, and moth eyes) that can be used for defense and industrial purposes. (7/29/18)


Nebraska researchers working to 3-D print replacement tissues

Prahalada RaoPrahalada Rao is part of a team of researchers that are working from different angles to develop replacement tissues for bodily injuries by 3-D printing them. Rao is working to perfect the 3-D printing process, so that flawless parts can be produced every time, essential when creating a variety of parts - from replacement knees to airplane turbines. (7/25/28)


Formation of smallest ever skyrmions could improve digital memory

David SellmyerResearch led by David Sellmyer and Balamurugan Balasubramanian has resulted in the formation of skyrmions that are seemingly the smallest possible size at only 13 nanometers wide. This new finding could improve digital memory, including better energy efficiency, faster data processing speeds, and longer lifespans for hard drives. (7/12/18)


New benefit of MXenes discovered

Alexander Sinitskii Alexander Sinitskii and colleagues have previously discovered a way to boost the electrical conductivity of MXene material titanium carbide, and now they have shown that it is also the stiffest 2-D nanomaterial produced by solution processing. (7/10/18)


Researchers record “molecular movie” of photochemical reaction

Martin Centurion Martin Centurion and colleagues, including researchers from Stanford University and Europe, have been able to precisely capture how the atomic nuclei and chemical bonds of a five-atom molecule responded when struck by a laser. The study marks the culmination of a years-long effort to advance the quality of “molecular movies” from that of a rudimentary stop-motion animation to a high-definition motion picture. (7/9/18)


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