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New nanoparticles help detect deep-tissue cancers

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 15:04
Researchers have developed a new form of nanoparticle and associated imaging technique that can detect multiple disease biomarkers, including those for breast cancer, found in deep-tissue in the body.

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Scientists create UV detector based on nanocrystals synthesized via ion implantation

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:33
Researchers have developed a solar-blind UV photodetector.

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Smart wristband with wireless link to smartphones could monitor health, environmental exposures

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:06
Engineers invent biosensor technology for wearable devices.

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Electron Beam Patterning for high-resolution full-color OLED displays

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 16:57
Sientists have developed a new micropatterning approach for OLEDs on silicon substrates. This might eliminate the use of color filters and shadow masks in the future and allow full-color displays to be developed by means of a new process.

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Scientists develop unique materials to repair damaged organs and tissue

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 16:51
Scientists created unique polymeric materials for medical purposes that repair traumatized human organs.

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Expanding the limits of Li-ion batteries: Electrodes for all-solid-state batteries

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 15:33
Scientists have addressed one of the major disadvantages of all-solid-state batteries by developing batteries with a low resistance at their electrode/solid electrolyte interface.

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Mapping the inner workings of a living cell

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:01
Imaging tool flags new proteins, lipids and DNA to track metabolic changes in animals.

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Surface acoustic waves orchestrate neuronal networks

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 09:03
Biophysicists report on the first successful outcome in the targeted dynamic positioning of nerve cells on a chip. The proven surface acoustic wave technology now opens up new ways of understanding and influencing neuronal networks.

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Concepts for new switchable plasmonic nanodevices

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 08:57
A magneto-plasmonic nanoscale router and a high-contrast magneto-plasmonic disk modulator controlled by external magnetic fields.

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The marriage of topology and magnetism in a Weyl system

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 19:18
Topology is a global aspect of materials, leading to fundamental new properties for compounds with large relativistic effects. The incorporation of heavy elements give rise to non-trivial topological phases of matter, such as topological insulators, Dirac and Weyl semimetals.

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Assembly of fluctuating molecules in artificial cell membrane

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:47
Domains of hydrophilic-polymer-modified lipids in lipid bilayer membrane.

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Rethinking ketchup packets: New approach to slippery packaging aims to cut food waste

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:38
The study, which has yielded a provisional patent, establishes a method for wicking chemically compatible vegetable oils into the surfaces of common extruded plastics, like those used for ketchup packets and other condiments.

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A periodic table of molecular knots

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:34
A new study sheds light on a repertoire as-yet-undiscovered molecular knots that could be used in future physico-chemical applications.

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High-resolution imaging of nanoparticle surface structures is now possible

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:21
Using scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM), extremely high resolution imaging of the molecule-covered surface structures of silver nanoparticles is possible, even down to the recognition of individual parts of the molecules protecting the surface.

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'Strange metals' just got stranger

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:29
A material already known for its unique behavior is found to carry current in a way never before observed.

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Carbon nanotube 'rebar' makes graphene twice as tough

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:19
Researchers have found that fracture-resistant 'rebar graphene' is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene.

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Electrons in iron-based superconductors can pair up in two different ways

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:11
Evidence that electrons form pairs in two distinct ways in iron-based superconductors will help theorists unravel the mechanism of unconventional superconductivity.

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Integrated sensor could monitor brain aneurysm treatment

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 19:18
Researchers have demonstrated a proof-of-concept for a highly flexible and stretchable sensor that could be integrated with the flow diverter to monitor hemodynamics in a blood vessel without costly diagnostic procedures.

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Harmful dyes in lakes, rivers can become colorless with new, sponge-like material

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:36
Scientists have created an environmentally friendly way to remove color from dyes in water in a matter of seconds.

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Advanced microscopy technique reveals new aspects of water at the nanoscale level

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:04
A new microscopy technique allows researchers to visualize liquids at the nanoscale level -- about 10 times more resolution than with traditional transmission electron microscopy -- for the first time.

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