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Nanoparticles for lung cancer pass next test

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:37
Non-small cell lung cancer nanoparticles pass the next stage of development in preclinical test.

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Cheaper, less toxic and recyclable light absorbers for hydrogen production

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 18:26
Achieving artificial photosynthesis in solution remains limited by the use of costly and toxic metal-based compounds to harvest light. Researchers propose an efficient alternative using semiconductor nanocrystals (also called quantum dots) based on cheaper and less toxic elements, such as copper, indium and sulfur.

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Tubular science improves polymer solar cells

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:33
Novel engineered polymers assemble buckyballs into columns using a conventional coating process.

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Superacids are good medicine for super thin semiconductors

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:29
Scientists demonstrated that powerful acids heal certain structural defects in synthetic films.

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How to turn light Into atomic vibrations

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:24
Converting laser light into nuclear vibrations is key to switching a material?s properties on and off for future electronics.

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Design of nanochannel interfaces is a key point in energy utilization

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:25
The ability of nanochannels to regulate transported substances in confined spaces is of great research interest in innovative applications, such as high-resolution sensing, filtering, and high-efficiency energy utilization. In the last area, research on nanochannels in energy-related areas continues to face challenges such as low efficiencies, complex preparation processes, and high fabrication costs. Overcoming these challenges is an important and difficult task in the field of energy conversion, energy conservation, and energy recovery.

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Machine learning offers new way of designing chiral crystals

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:23
Engineers and chemists successfully used the same technology at the core of facial recognition to design chiral crystals. This is the first study reporting the use of this technology, called logistic regression analysis, to predict which chemical groups are best for making chiral molecules.

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Food packaging could be negatively affecting nutrient absorption in your body

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 00:17
Nanoparticles in food packaging could be negatively affecting the way in which your digestive tract operates.

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Bloodless nanotechnology diabetes monitor draws fluid across a single hair follicle

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 22:10
Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which promises the measurement of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test.

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Doing the nano-shimmy

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:54
New device modulates light and amplifies tiny signals.

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High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite material

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:48
A composite thin film made of two different inorganic oxide materials significantly improves the performance of solar cells.

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Latest nanowire experiment boosts confidence in Majorana sighting

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 19:34
New test matches theory and offers the best evidence yet for the oddball particles.

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A new way to atomically thin materials

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 19:25
Silicon secedes: titanium carbide flakes obtained by selective etching of titanium silicon carbide.

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Nanotechnology research team advances to final round of the Carbon XPRIZE

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 19:14
The C2CNT project aims to convert carbon dioxide to carbon nanotubes on a massive scale to impact climate change.

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Solid research leads physicists to propose new state of matter

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:32
The term 'superfluid quasicrystal' sounds like something a comic-book villain might use to carry out his dastardly plans. In reality, it is a new form of matter proposed by theoretical physicists.

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Iridescent photonic cellulose, mimicking the structural color of insects, with optical applications

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:20
A new study describes, for the first time, the technique to provide structural coloration on a cellulose derivative through its nanostructuration.

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Ultra-powerful batteries made safer, more efficient

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:16
Team aims to curb formation of harmful crystal-like masses in lithium metal batteries.

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Tiny nanomachine successfully completes test drive

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:10
Scientists have used nanostructures to construct a tiny machine that constitutes a rotatory motor and can move in a specific direction. The researchers used circular structures from DNA.

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Printed thermo-plasmonic heat patterns for neurological disorder treatment

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:03
Researchers have presented a highly customizable neural stimulation method. They developed a technology that can print the heat pattern on a micron scale to enable the control of biological activities remotely.

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Gold changes the photoluminescence of silicon quantum dots

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:55
Scientists have demonstrated that applying gold stripes to a sample with silicon quantum dots modifies the dots' properties.

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