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Research Highlights

A firefly's flash inspires new nanolaser light

A firefly's flash inspires new nanolaser light

Synchronized emissions from innovative on-chip lasers create possibilities for inexpensive artificial neural networks. 

Going to extremes to predict natural disasters

Going to extremes to predict natural disasters

A systematic approach to selecting and configuring statistical models improves predictions of extreme events.

Nanoparticles
take a bite out of infections

Nanoparticles take a bite out of infections

Spiky-shaped additives help antimicrobial coatings sense and inhibit bacteria growth on dental devices. 

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Perspectives

A blue carbon future

Mangroves, seagrass meadows, seaweeds and saltmarshes, the forests of the sea, perform a vital and often overlooked role in storing carbon and mitigating the effects of climate change.

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Closer ties for silver clusters

Surrounding silver nanoclusters with hydrogen-rich shells offers new opportunities in catalysis and opto-electronics.

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