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Researchers break quantum limit in precision of force and position measurements

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 21:28
Researchers have pushed the precision of force and position measurements into a new regime. Their experiment is the first to surpass the so-called 'Standard Quantum Limit', or SQL, which arises in the most common (and successful) optical techniques for ultra-precise position measurements.
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Researchers discover how a nanocatalyst works at the atomic level

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 20:04
Researchers have discovered how copper particles at the nanometer scale operate in modifying a carbon-oxygen bond when ketone molecules turn into alcohol molecules.
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Jumping drops get boost from gravity

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 20:04
A decade ago a new idea was brought into the general scientific community -- shedding water from condensers was more efficient by using surface tension to make microscopic water droplets 'jump' off the surface. The idea took the research community by storm.
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Chemists build a better cancer-killing drill

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 19:37
An international team of scientists is getting closer to perfecting molecule-sized motors that drill through the surface of cancer cells, killing them in an instant.
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New compound which kills antibiotic-resistant superbugs discovered

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 17:52
A new compound has killed antibiotic resistant gram-negative bacteria, including E. coli, during tests.
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Precision nanomedicine: towards skin-based delivery vaccination

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 13:07
Epidermal immune cells pick up liposomes covered with a sugar-like molecule and pave the way towards transdermal vaccinations.
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Researchers discover how a nanocatalyst works at the atomic level

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 12:31
Scientists have discovered how copper particles at the nanometer scale operate in modifying a carbon?oxygen bond when ketone molecules turn into alcohol molecules.
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Microscope-on-a-chip focuses on super-resolution viewing

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 12:12
A new project is developing a super-resolution microscope small enough to fit on to a computer chip that can be used to see changes in living cells in real time.
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Polymers may be the key to single-molecule electronic devices

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 12:09
Researchers demonstrate that polymers could play a key role in the fabrication of single-molecule electronic devices, allowing us to push the boundaries of the nanoelectronics revolution.
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Researchers throw new light on photosynthetic supercomplex structure

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 05/28/2019 - 09:39
Scientists have taken a significant step closer to unlocking the secrets of photosynthesis, by determining the structure of a very large photosynthetic supercomplex.
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For the first time, a gold nanoparticle loaded with CRISPR has been used to edit genes

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 21:19
A proof-of-principle study shows that gold nanoparticles loaded with CRISPR and other gene-editing tools safely and effectively edited blood stem cells.
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Could gold be the key to making gene therapy for HIV, blood disorders more accessible?

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 05/27/2019 - 19:16
Scientists took a step toward making gene therapy more practical by simplifying the way gene-editing instructions are delivered to cells. Using a gold nanoparticle instead of an inactivated virus, they safely delivered gene-editing tools in lab models of HIV and inherited blood disorders.
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Adding a carbon atom transforms 2-D semiconducting material

NanoWerk.com - Sat, 05/25/2019 - 01:13
A technique to substitute carbon-hydrogen species into a single atomic layer of the semiconducting material tungsten disulfide, a transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD), dramatically changes the electronic properties of the material.
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Rare iron oxide could be combined with 2D materials for electronic, spintronic devices

NanoWerk.com - Sat, 05/25/2019 - 01:05
Researchers have simplified the synthesis of a unique, nearly two-dimensional form of iron oxide with strong magnetic properties that is easy to stack atop other 2D materials.
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Researchers create soft, flexible materials with enhanced properties

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 18:02
A team of polymer chemists and engineers have developed a new methodology that can be used to create a class of stretchable polymer composites with enhanced electrical and thermal properties.
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Mathematically designed graphene has improved electrocatalytic activity

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 17:54
An international research group has improved graphene's ability to catalyse the 'hydrogen evolution reaction', which releases hydrogen as a result of passing an electronic current through water.
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Tiny vortices could one day haul microscopic cargo

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 16:23
The behavior of active magnetic liquids suggests new pathways to transport particles across surfaces and build materials that self-heal.
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Scientists discover signalling circuit boards inside body's cells

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:42
Scientists found that cell function is coordinated by a network of nanotubes, similar to the carbon nanotubes used in nanoelectronics
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Nature inspires a novel new form of computing, using light

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:33
Researchers perform simple calculations by shining light patterns through a translucent cube.
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Superconductor films convert heat into electricity

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 13:10
Films of a superconductor show excellent thermoelectric properties at very low film thicknesses.
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