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Researchers forecast failure in two-dimensional disordered materials

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:27
Researchers were able to forecast likely points of failure in two-dimensional disordered laser-cut lattices without needing to study detailed states of the material.
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Scientists can now manipulate brain cells using smartphone

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:20
Researchers have developed a soft neural implant capable of delivering multiple drugs and colour lights which neuroscientists believe can speed up efforts to uncover brain diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, addiction, depression, and pain.
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Study on attosecond timescale casts new light on electron dynamics in transition metals

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:05
Scientists have unraveled the light-induced electron-localization dynamics in transition metals at the attosecond timescale.The team investigated for the first time the many-body electron dynamics in transition metals before thermalization sets in.
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Scientists develop novel nano-vaccine for melanoma

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:01
Injection of nanoparticle has proven effective in mouse models, researchers say.
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3D-printing customized MXene architectures

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 09:55
MXenes are a promising class of 2D materials with unique intrinsic physical and chemical properties, including excellent conductivity, hydrophilicity and high density when compared to graphene. 3D-printed architectures composed of MXenes are particularly attractive for energy storage applications such as rechargeable lithium- and sodium-ion batteries, lithium-sulfur batteries and supercapacitors. Researchers now have demonstrated for the first time the possibility to print three-dimensional freestanding MXene objects.
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Novel nano-vaccine for melanoma

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 21:40
Researchers have developed a novel nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. Their approach has so far proven effective in preventing the development of melanoma in mouse models and in treating primary tumors and metastases that result from melanoma.
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Simple fluorescent surfactants produced for medicine, manufacturing

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 21:40
Chemists have produced an array of fluorescent surfactants for imaging, biomedical and manufacturing applications.
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Unique electrical properties in quantum materials can be controlled using light

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 21:32
New research on Weyl semimetals, a class of quantum materials, unlocks unique quantum properties that can be used to create light-controlled electronic devices in the future.
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Producing simple fluorescent surfactants

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 19:51
Laboratories use surfactants to separate things, and fluorescent dyes to see things. Now, chemists have combined the two to simplify life for scientists everywhere.
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Researchers embrace imperfection to improve biomolecule transport

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 19:44
While watching the production of porous membranes used for DNA sorting and sequencing, researchers wondered how tiny steplike defects formed during fabrication could be used to improve molecule transport. They found that the defects make a big difference in how molecules move along a membrane surface.
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Using quantum dots and a smartphone to find killer bacteria

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 19:33
A combination of off-the-shelf quantum dots and a smartphone camera soon could allow doctors to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in just 40 minutes, potentially saving patient lives.
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Accelerating development of STT-MRAM: Observing ultrathin MgO chemical bonding states

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:17
Researchers have successfully observed microscopic chemical bonding states in ultrathin MgO - an important determinant in STT-MRAM performance.
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Quantum interferometry demonstrated in silicon at more practical temperatures

NanoWerk.com - Sat, 08/03/2019 - 08:49
A silicon-based transistor that displays quantum interference effects at useful temperatures paves the way for highly sensitive sensors.
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'Wood' you like some fresh water?

NanoWerk.com - Sat, 08/03/2019 - 08:41
A membrane made of a sliver of wood could be the answer to renewably sourced water cleaning. Most membranes that are currently used to distill fresh water from salty are made of polymers based on fossil fuels.
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Wearable electronics so thin and soft you won't even notice it

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 22:19
Device also can serve as robotic skin, relaying information back to the user.
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Synthesizing single-crystalline hexagonal graphene quantum dots

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 17:56
Researchers designed a novel strategy for synthesizing single-crystalline graphene quantum dots, which emit stable blue light.
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Efficient, interconnected, stable: New carbon nanotubes to grow neurons

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 17:48
By specific chemical modifications, carbon nanotubes were engineered into self-standing innovative materials able to modulate the activity of nerve cells, with the potential of being exploited towards the repair of injured nerve tissues.
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Synthesizing single-crystalline hexagonal graphene quantum dots

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 17:24
Engineers have designed a novel strategy for synthesizing single-crystalline graphene quantum dots, which emit stable blue light. The research team confirmed that a display made of their synthesized graphene quantum dots successfully emitted blue light with stable electric pressure, reportedly resolving the long-standing challenges of blue light emission in manufactured displays.
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Promising new solar-powered path to hydrogen fuel production

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 22:25
Engineers have utilized a single enzyme biomineralization process to create a catalyst that uses the energy of captured sunlight to split water molecules to produce hydrogen. The synthesis process is performed at room temperature and under ambient pressure, overcoming the sustainability and scalability challenges of previously reported methods.
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Promising new solar-powered path to hydrogen fuel production with graphene oxide

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 19:13
Engineers use a single enzyme biomineralization process to create a solar-driven water splitting catalyst that produces hydrogen with the potential to be manufactured sustainably, cheaply and abundantly.
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