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Long-range backscatter system enables devices to communicate longer distances with less power

By Faye Oney / September 29, 2017

Researchers have found a way to send and receive signals between electronic devices over long distances. Long-range backscatter is a low-cost process that uses low power and represents a breakthrough for many applications, including flexible medical devices.

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Video: Nothing silly about super-sensors made of ‘Silly Putty’ and graphene

By Eileen De Guire / December 14, 2016

Trinity College researchers have mixed graphene with homemade “Silly Putty” to make a composite with extraordinary electromechanical response.

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Video: Magnetic ink prints self-healing devices that fix themselves in mere milliseconds

By April Gocha / November 16, 2016

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a neodymium-loaded magnetic ink that can be used to print batteries, circuits, and other devices that, if broken or damaged, can self-heal themselves in a matter of milliseconds.

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Integrated Roadways’ smart concrete is helping build smarter, safer, and connected roads

By April Gocha / May 13, 2016

Integrated Roadways (Kansas City, Mo.) is a company with big plans for an uber-connected world—the company is pioneering its namesake to build a world literally and figuratively connected by a mobile Internet of Things.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 17, 2016

Graphene’s toughness in question, molybdenum disulfide memristors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 17, 2016.

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EMA 2016 delivers a buzz by connecting leaders and ideas in electronic materials

By April Gocha / January 22, 2016

The 2016 edition of Electronic Materials and Applications—the meeting’s seventh annual installment—took place this week in sunny Orlando, Fla.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 13, 2016

Ceramic foam fights fires, solar energy from trashed batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 13, 2016.

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NASA gives jet engines layer of glass with injection of volcanic ash

By April Gocha / December 6, 2015

Scientists at NASA have taken measurements of what happens in full-scale tests—in which the scientists injected actual volcanic ash into an operating jet engine—and will spend the next several months analyzing the experimental data.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 11, 2015

Boron-doped graphene makes ultrasensitive sensors, novel phase of matter surfaces, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 11, 2015.

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It’s alive: Graphene oxide paper walks around when lights switch on

By April Gocha / November 10, 2015

Scientists at Donghua University in Shanghai, China, have now created new materials that perform a more entertaining show—their graphene oxide innovation seems to have a mind of its own.

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