Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

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Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20 years of its launch. These tiny crafts are designed to...

Nanomotors could allow for self-healing electronic systems

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A team from the American Chemical Society have developed self-propelled gold and platinum nanomotors which can locate and repair miniscule scratches, thus allowing electronic systems to repair themselves. The nanomotors...

Built-in grocery store unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show

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South Korean technology giant Samsung unveiled an array of new technologies at the 2016 CES in Las Vegas, the most popular of which was a fridge with a built-in grocery...

US breakthrough in 3D printing

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18-year-old Surrey student publishes research into plastic electronics

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Thomas Burridge, a sixth-form student in Surrey, has co-authored a paper investigating gated transistors. It is thought these components could be important for the future of flexible electronics. The research...

Researchers turn clothes into electronic displays

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Researchers have demonstrated the world’s first stretchable and comfortable LED display laminated into textiles. This advance could lead to wearable technology being less obtrusive and more comfortable, which would encourage...