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By Eileen De Guire / March 19, 2013

Bio for nano: Engineers work to create new biomaterials with energy technology applications University of Delaware materials science professors Darrin Pochan and Kristi Kiick are taking a new approach to building new nanomaterials from biomolecules—namely peptides and proteins—that could increase the efficiency of photovoltaics, and other electronic devices. “Peptides and polypeptides offer unlimited potential in…

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Swiss group unveils ultrathin, transparent and flexible ceramic foils

By / August 5, 2010

Ultrathin ceramic foils can now be (a) transparent, exhibit (b) interference colors and be (c) flexible.Credit: Bonderer, Chen, Kocher and Gauckler; JACerS. If you are like me, ceramic isn’t the first material that pops into my mind when you hear the word “foil.” But, a quartet of researchers from ETH Zurich’s Department of Materials say…

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