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Improving point-of-care diagnostics for low-resource settings: Cerium oxide enables first rapid detector of dopamine

By Lisa McDonald / March 29, 2019

Researchers at the University of Central Florida used cerium oxide nanoparticles to create the first-ever rapid detector of dopamine. Such a device could improve point-of-care diagnostics for use in low-resource settings.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / March 27, 2019

Air purification at room temperature, accelerated dew harvesting, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 27, 2019.

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Kathleen Richardson to speak at 2017 Malcolm G. McLaren Symposium

By Faye Oney / February 20, 2017

Kathleen Richardson will present the 2017 Malcolm G. McLaren Distinguished Lecture on Friday March 31 at the 2017 Malcolm G. McLaren Lecture Symposium at Rutgers University. She will speak on the topic, “Chalcogenide glasses—a versatile platform for innovations in the infrared.”

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Synthesis technique integrates 2D materials into supercapacitors that can charge electronics in seconds, last for decades

By April Gocha / November 29, 2016

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a technique to incorporate 2-D materials into thin and flexible supercapacitor nanostructures that rapidly provide sufficient power and remain stable after countless charging cycles.

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Student workshop to provide top-level yet affordable guiding light for professional development

By April Gocha / December 11, 2015

Students and young professionals from around the world are encouraged to attend ACerS Winter Workshop, Jan. 22–25, 2016, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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Building a better flight: Synchrotron’s X-rays probe the failure of thermal barrier coatings

By April Gocha / August 29, 2014

An international team of researchers recently got a rare glimpse into what happens in thermal barrier coatings as they operate—by using a custom-built furnace and some heavy-duty X-rays.

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