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Custom-built to ready-made

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:25
A project that revolutionizes photonic systems.
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Building better bridges for moving energy with DNA

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:19
Precisely positioning molecules on wire-like DNA assemblies allows high efficiency energy transfer.
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LEGO construction of nanoparticle assemblies

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:11
Designing new levels of complex architectures using DNA strands and nanoparticles.
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New nanoparticle drug combination for atherosclerosis

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:04
Physicochemical cargo-switching nanoparticles (CSNP) can help significantly reduce cholesterol and macrophage foam cells in arteries, which are the two main triggers for atherosclerotic plaque and inflammation.
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Nanomaterial gives robots chameleon skin

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:10
A new film made of gold nanoparticles changes color in response to any type of movement. Its unprecedented qualities could allow robots to mimic chameleons and octopi -- among other futuristic applications.
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Nanosponges could intercept coronavirus infection

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:09
Nanoparticles cloaked in human lung cell membranes and human immune cell membranes can attract and neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in cell culture, causing the virus to lose its ability to hijack host cells and reproduce.
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Nanosponges could intercept coronavirus infection

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:50
Nanoparticles cloaked in human lung cell membranes and human immune cell membranes can attract and neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in cell culture, causing the virus to lose its ability to hijack host cells and reproduce.
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Using tiny electrodes to measure electrical activity in bacteria

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:38
Scientists have developed an organic electrochemical transistor that they can use to measure and study in fine detail a phenomenon known as extracellular electron transfer in which bacteria release electrons.
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New nanoparticle drug combination for atherosclerosis

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 11:22
Physicochemical cargo-switching nanoparticles can help significantly reduce cholesterol and macrophage foam cells in arteries, which are the two main triggers for atherosclerotic plaque and inflammation.
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Energy storage using oxygen and MOFs to boost battery performance

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 10:58
Researchers have presented a novel electrode material for advanced energy storage device that is directly charged with oxygen from the air.
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Physicists develop a new theory for Bose-Einstein condensates

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 10:50
Bose-Einstein condensates are often described as the fifth state of matter: At extremely low temperatures, gas atoms behave like a single particle. The exact properties of these systems are notoriously difficult to study.
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A new platform to stretch 2D materials

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 10:27
The electronic and optical properties of 2D materials can be controlled by mechanical deformations of their crystal structure. This route to tailor the properties of materials is called strain engineering and it is a rapidly evolving field of research in nanomaterials. Straintronics, however, is somewhat hampered by technical issues related to the fast and reliable control of the applied strain. Researchers have now developed a versatile and straightforward platform to control the biaxial strain in atomically thin layers.
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Nanomaterial gives robots chameleon skin

NanoWerk.com - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 08:54
A new film made of gold nanoparticles changes color in response to any type of movement. Its unprecedented qualities could allow robots to mimic chameleons and octopi - among other futuristic applications.
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The smallest motor in the world

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 21:58
A research team has developed a molecular motor which consists of only 16 atoms and rotates reliably in one direction. It could allow energy harvesting at the atomic level. The special feature of the motor is that it moves exactly at the boundary between classical motion and quantum tunneling -- and has revealed puzzling phenomena to researchers in the quantum realm.
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Scientists grow optical chips in a petri dish

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 19:11
Researchers propose a quick and affordable method to create optical chips right in a Petri dish.
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Determining effective magnetic moment of multicore nanoparticles

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 19:01
New research compares the effective magnetic moments of different multicore nanoparticle systems and shows that they are magnetic-field dependent.
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Researchers light cells using nanosheets for cancer treatment

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 18:49
Scientists are developing new ways to advance the field of regenerative medicine and cancer treatment with a 2D nanosheet that is 1,000 times smaller than a strand of hair.
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A new family of nanocars ready for the next nano 'Grand Prix'

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 18:08
Researchers have developed a new family of nanocars ready to compete on a gold surface against the 9 other teams selected for the 2nd Nanocar Race in 2021.
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Beetle that can survive in volcanic areas inspires new cooling materials

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 17:28
A type of beetle capable of regulating its body temperature in some of the hottest places on Earth is the centerpiece of new research with major potential implications for cooling everything from buildings to electronic devices in an environmentally friendly manner.
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Borrowing from robotics, scientists automate mapping of quantum systems

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 17:07
Scientists have taken an algorithm used for autonomous vehicles and adapted it to help characterise and stabilise quantum technology.
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