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Skin-like Paper-thin Flexible Heart Monitor Developed

Skin-like Paper-thin Flexible Heart Monitor Developed

The flexible skin-like heart monitor is small enough to wear under a bandage. (Credit: Stanford) Engineers working at Stanford University developed a wearable heart monitor that is thinner than a dollar bill. This revolutionary skin-like unit could potentially provide physicians ...

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Rocket Science Wastewater

Rocket Science Wastewater

Two Stanford University engineers have recently announced the development of an innovative wastewater treatment system. The process they suggest would increase the production of two greenhouse gases: nitrous oxide and methane, would utilize other gases to power the entire treatment ...

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Smaller, Speedier Computer Chips

Smaller, Speedier Computer Chips

A group of researchers led by Hongjie Dai, Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, have developed a new technique for making transistors out of carbon nanoribbons. The new “field-effect transistors” are a critical component of computer chips and are made ...

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Nanowire Batteries to Hold 10 Times More Power

Nanowire Batteries to Hold 10 Times More Power

A team of researchers from Stanford University, led by Yi Cui, assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, have recently succeeded in reinventing the rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries used in laptops, iPods, cell phones, cameras, and other modern electronic devices. ...

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