• New way to control electrical charge in 2-D materials: Put a flake on it

    11 days ago - By Phys.org

    Physicists at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered how to locally add electrical charge to an atomically thin graphene device by layering flakes of another thin material, alpha-RuCl3, on top of it.
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  • Tech and health companies including Microsoft and Salesforce team up on digital COVID-19 vaccination records

    11 days ago - By TechCrunch

    A new cross-industry initiative is seeking to establish a standard for digital vaccination records that can be used universally to identify COVID-19 vaccination status for individuals, in a way that can be both secure via encryption and traceable and verifiable for trustworthiness regarding their contents. The so-called ‘Vaccination Credential Initiative' includes a range of big-name companies from both the healthcare and the tech industry, including Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce and Epic, as well as the Mayo Clinic, Safe Health, Change Healthcare and the CARIN Alliance to name a few.
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  • New partnership could put University of Minnesota at center of biomanufacturing industry

    11 days ago - By Phys.org

    The University of Minnesota aims to become a hub of bioindustrial manufacturing through a new multimillion dollar partnership partially funded by the U.S. Department of Defense.
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