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Nanotechnology delivers medicine to cancer cells while protecting healthy cells

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:57
Nanotechnology and ultrasound enhance chemotherapy treatment in experiments.

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Tweaking thermoelectric voltage across atomic-scale gold junction by mechanical force

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:49
Scientists experimentally demonstrated that the magnitude and sign of the thermoelectric voltage across atomic-scale gold junctions can be controlled by applying a mechanical strain to deform the contact minutely and accurately while the structure of the surrounding material remains unaffected.

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2D semiconductors could make negative conductance devices

Nanotechweb.org - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 14:24
Vertical charge transport and NTC behaviour is seen in molybdenum disulphide for the first time.
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Nanobubbles seen to propel nanoparticles

Nanotechweb.org - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 14:16
4D electron microscopy imaging technique could help in the development of light-activated artificial micro- and nanomotors that work in liquid environments.
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Carbon nanotube porins make good water filters

Nanotechweb.org - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:58
CNTs with a diameter of 0.8 nm are better than biological nanopores.
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Recipe for safer batteries - just add nanodiamonds

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:33
Researchers show nanodiamonds can prevent short-circuits and fires in lithium batteries.

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Study optimizes graphene growth - faster, more precise, more stable

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:29
Researchers have systematically investigated and optimized the growth of the graphene crystals.

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How to store data on magnets the size of a single atom

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:44
The cutting edge of data storage research is working at the level of individual atoms and molecules, representing the ultimate limit of technological miniaturisation.

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Next-generation drug testing on chips

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:31
Improvements to tiny body-on-a-chip devices could lead to next-generation pre-clinical testing of drug toxicity.

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Imaging, Endoscopy, and Fiber Optics Applications Benefit from New Piezoelectric Micro-Tubes

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:20
Available in two sizes and custom designs, these new tubes are suitable for the most precise applications.

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No batteries required: Energy-harvesting nanotechnology yarns generate electricity

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:12
An international research team has developed high-tech yarns that generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted.

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Microfluidics: A better bond with less bubbling

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:07
A composite film of microscale 'energy directors' improves the bonding of plastics in high-precision microfluidic chips as a critical step toward mass production.

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Light forces electrons to follow the curve in 2D materials

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:03
An effect in which an electron follows a skewed trajectory can be realized in two-dimensional heterostructures.

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More solar power thanks to titanium

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 09:56
Modification of a hematite nanoarray photoanode by a conformal titanium dioxide interlayer for effective charge collection.

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Carbon nanotubes worth their salt

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 02:26
Scientists have developed carbon nanotube pores that can exclude salt from seawater. The team also found that water permeability in carbon nanotubes (CNTs) with diameters smaller than a nanometer (0.8 nm) exceeds that of wider carbon nanotubes by an order of magnitude.
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No batteries required: Energy-harvesting yarns generate electricity

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 22:12
Scientists have developed high-tech yarns that generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted. 'Twistron' yarns have many possible applications, such as harvesting energy from the motion of ocean waves or from temperature fluctuations.
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Carbon nanotubes worth their salt

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 21:28
Researchers have developed carbon nanotube pores that can exclude salt from seawater. The team also found that water permeability in carbon nanotubes with diameters smaller than a nanometer exceeds that of wider carbon nanotubes by an order of magnitude.

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Is there a better way to create organic bioelectronics?

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 18:17
Researchers reported a new fabrication technique for biocompatible neural devices that allow more precise tuning of the electrical performance of neural probes, along with improved properties for drug delivery.
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Making better batteries via real-time TEM observation

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 17:40
Scientists have made a surprising discovery: Making better batteries via real-time TEM observation.
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Low-cost production technology for sophisticated microreactors by surface finishing technique using water

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 17:28
Researchers have developed a manufacturing method for nano- and micro-scale structures. This technology has enabled the control of the wettability of a surface by combining advanced surface microstructure and functional surface films.
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