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Video: ‘Floating pixels’ create display using soundwaves and force fields

By Stephanie Liverani / November 2, 2016

Researchers at the Universities of Sussex and Bristol in the U.K. have developed a new technology that effectively turns tiny, multi-colored spheres into real-life pixels that can form into floating displays, according to a University of Sussex press release.

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Urine, or you’re not—Pee power is a thing, and could someday charge your smartphone

By Jessica McMathis / August 12, 2014

Scientists at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) in the United Kingdom are hoping to transform one of the world’s most abundant and accessible resources—urine—into electricity.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / May 7, 2013

New mechanism converts natural gas to energy faster, captures CO2 Chemical engineering researchers have identified a new mechanism to convert natural gas into energy up to 70 times faster, while effectively capturing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. “This could make power generation from natural gas both cleaner and more efficient,” says Fanxing Li, coauthor of…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / November 20, 2012

• A new way to make glass has been discovered by a collaboration of researchers at the Universities of Düsseldorf and Bristol using a method that controls how the atoms within a substance are arranged around each other. The research is published in Physical Review Letters. • On Sept. 27, 2012, the European Union General…

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