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Smart athletic mouthguard licensed from University of Maryland, Baltimore  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
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Simple, solar-powered water desalination  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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The 120-year old cold case for the Grignard reaction is finally solved  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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An international team of researchers has developed an enzyme produced from agricultural waste that could be used as an important additive in laundry detergents.... more
Organic photovoltaic cell with 17% efficiency and superior processability for large-area coating  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Promega's custom manufacturing capabilities support rapid development of Logix Smart COVID-19 Test  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Promega Corporation is being recognized by Utah-based Co-Diagnostics, Inc. for the support Promega custom manufacturing provided in the rapid development and launch of the... more
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The electronics industry might look very different today were it not for the dramatic drop in cost of high-quality single-crystalline silicon wafers over the past five decades. So what would happen if the cost... more
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