A nanowire membrane that sops up oil while repelling water could be used for cleaning up oil spills.
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Researchers have discovered that if the films coating medical devices are soft enough, bacteria won't stick to them.
A cheap polymer material increases the power output of methanol fuel cells by 50 percent.
Sending descriptions of data could be more efficient than sending the data itself.
The new machine will have dual touch screens--and cheaper hardware.
A study in rodents suggests that skin cells can be transformed into neurons to treat neurodegeneration.
A new solar cell is 27 percent more efficient without being more expensive to make.
Nanomaterials could be used for lower-emission cars and solar panels.
A new detector uses living cells that light up in the presence of airborne bioterror agents, such as anthrax and smallpox.
Scientists have revealed the hidden diversity of natural antibiotics using a new approach that pits one type of bacteria against another.