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    Several important works of art have been inspired by scientific concepts and are being displayed in several galleries around the world.

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    Plastic dispersed in the environment eventually fragments in minuscule particles known as microplastic and nanoplastic.

    Image: Artwork by Thomas Kast, PhD
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    When two or more individual monolayers are placed together to form an artificial homo- or heterostructure, the real van der Waals (vdW) architecture begins offering reach electronic, optical and magnetic phenomena oftentimes utterly unlike the monolayer case.

    Image: Fabien Vialla
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    In health and biomedical applications, electronic technologies allow monitoring, sensing and extracting physiological data as well as correcting or supporting tissue function through electrical stimuli. This collection highlights the recent developments in materials science, electronics and biology of bioelectronic devices.

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    Perovskite materials have become very promising candidates for a new generation of potentially printable and efficient optoelectronic devices. Photovoltaic devices based on hybrid perovskites now achieve more than 20% photoconversion efficiency, and applications in solid-state lighting, photodetection and lasing are soaring. Their optoelectronic and photophysical properties are under intense scrutiny. This web-collection brings together a selection of multi-disciplinary research and comments published in the Nature journals that explores the basic properties of halide-based perovskite materials and their potential for application in optoelectronics, from solar cells to lasers. It serves to illustrate the road to easily processable and efficient devices by presenting both historical milestones and the crucial landmark studies published in the last 12 months in the Nature journals.

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    Water is arguably the most fundamental natural resource for life. But the availability of clean water for all the needs of modern society is becoming a challenging issue.

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    Image: Erin Dewalt, Lauren Robinson, David Schilter, Rachael Tremlett
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    Efficient redox catalysis offers an important avenue in using renewable energy to process fuels. To this end, efforts in homogeneous, heterogeneous and microbial catalysis may each advance our fundamental understanding and technological capabilities.

    Image: David Schilter/Rachael Tremlett