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With former Misfit founder Sonny Vu at the helm, Arevo raises $25 million for its 3D printing tech
TechCrunch

Sonny Vu, the former founder and chief executive of the wearable technology company, Misfit, has had a busy summer since he was named the new chief executive of 3D printing technology company, Arevo. Vu’s new startup brought on a new executive management team… more…

These 3D printed terracotta tiles along Hong Kong’s coast are designed to revive the marine coral life!
Yanko Design

These 3D printed terracotta tiles along Hong Kong’s coast are designed to revive the marine coral life!Coral reefs are one of the most beautiful natural wonders of the world and I can say that from my personal diving experience – there is... more…

A new way to fabricate MXene films that block electromagnetic interference
Science Daily

Chemical and biomolecular engineers have demonstrated a novel approach to MXene fabrication that could lead to methods for at-scale production of MXene freestanding films: drop-casting onto prepatterned hydrophobic substrates. Their method led to a 38% enhanc… more…

Discovery of naturally chiral surfaces for safer pharmaceuticals
Phys.Org

In the 1960s, the sedative thalidomide was widely popular as one of the only non-barbiturate, over-the-counter sleep-aids on the market. When doctors started noticing that it also helped alleviate morning sickness in pregnant women, many began recommending it… more…

Colfax Corp (CFX) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

CFX earnings call for the period ending July 3, 2020. more…

Revealing the role of crystal orientation of protective layers for stable zinc anode
Nature.com

Zinc affinity plays a key role in the zinc plating and stripping processes but its internal mechanism is still unclear. Here, the authors report a protective layer with controllable zinc affinity by adjusting the crystal orientation to suppress the dendrite g… more…

Spontaneous solar water splitting with decoupling of light absorption and electrocatalysis using silicon back-buried junction
Nature.com

The simultaneous management of optical, electrical, and catalytic properties is challenging for photoelectrochemical devices. Here, authors design Si back-buried junction photoelectrodes that can be series connected for unassisted water-splitting with a … more…

[ASAP] Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells: From Fundamentals to Commercial Deployment
Acs.org

Multi-junction (tandem) solar cells (TSCs) consisting of multiple light absorbers with considerably different band gaps show great potential in breaking the Shockley–Queisser (S–Q) efficiency limit of a single junction solar cell by absorbing light in a broad… more…

Multiple Applications of Polymers Containing Electron-Reservoir Metal-Sandwich Complexes
Royal Society of Chemistry

Chem. Commun., 2020, Accepted ManuscriptDOI: 10.1039/D0CC04586A, Feature ArticleXiong Liu, Amalia Rapakousiou, Christophe Deraedt, Roberto Ciganda, Yanlan Wang, Jaime Ruiz, Haibin Gu, Didier AstrucFerrocene-containing polymers have been investigated for more … more…

[ASAP] Atomic-Scale Carving of Nanopores into a van der Waals Heterostructure with Slow Highly Charged Ions
Acs.org

The growing family of 2D materials led not long ago to combining different 2D layers and building artificial systems in the form of van der Waals heterostructures. Tailoring of heterostructure properties postgrowth would greatly benefit from a modification te… more…

Predictive modelling of structure formation in semiconductor films produced by meniscus-guided coating
Nature.com

Numerical simulations allow the prediction of domain morphology, from aligned to stretched and isotropic, in crystalline organic thin films formed by meniscus-guided coating, as a function of various deposition parameters. more…

A rewritable optical storage medium of silk proteins using near-field nano-optics
Nature.com

A silk drive can store digital and biological information with a capacity of about 64 GB inch−2. more…

Mechanotribological Aspects of MXene‐Reinforced Nanocomposites
Wiley.com

A comprehensive insight is provided into the material, mechanical and tribological properties of the MXene nanolayers with discussions on the potential applications and the recent advancements attained in MXene‐reinforced nanocomposites starting with the synt… more…

Unconventional Charge–Spin Conversion in Weyl‐Semimetal WTe2
Wiley.com

An outstanding feature of the topological Weyl semimetal WTe2 is its novel spin topologies in the electronic band structure. An unconventional charge–spin conversion in WTe2 due to its lower crystal symmetry combined with large Berry curvature and spin‐textur… more…

Predictive modelling of structure formation in semiconductor films produced by meniscus-guided coating
Nature.com

Numerical simulations allow the prediction of domain morphology, from aligned to stretched and isotropic, in crystalline organic thin films formed by meniscus-guided coating, as a function of various deposition parameters. more…

Century Aluminum (CENX) Reports Q2 Loss, Misses Revenue Estimates
Yahoo Entertainment

Century (CENX) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -137.50% and -28.88%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock? more…

Automotive IGBT Industry Report, 2020 - Leading Players are Infineon, Mitsubishi Electric, Fuji Electric, ON Semi, and Semikron
Yahoo Entertainment

The "Automotive IGBT Industry Report, 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. more…

A rewritable optical storage medium of silk proteins using near-field nano-optics
Nature.com

A silk drive can store digital and biological information with a capacity of about 64 GB inch−2. more…

Designer face masks for more than $60 hit the market as Australia faces a nationwide shortage
Daily Mail

While 'you're usually paying for better quality' when purchasing products, a University of the Sunshine Coast nursing lecturer says this is not necessarily the case when buying cloth face masks. more…

[ASAP] Covalent Organic Frameworks: Pore Design and Interface Engineering
Acs.org

ConspectusNature evolves fascinating molecular pores to achieve unique biological functions based on a single pore or channel as observed for aquaporins and ion channels. An artificial system, on the other hand, explores porous structures to construct dense p… more…