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New two-dimensional material could revolutionize solar fuel generation

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 20:34
International group of researchers obtain new material from iron ore with application as a photocatalyst.

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Technique to easily fabricate ceramic films used as OPV inter-layers developed

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:08
Researchers develop coating technique to create ceramic ultra-thin films using solution.

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Two-faced edge makes nanotubes obey

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:01
Theorists find mechanism behind nearly pure nanotubes from the unusual catalyst.

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Researchers report unraveling the immune recognition of nucleic acid nanoparticles

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 18:53
Particle-specific immune responses may be 'an alphabet for talking to the immune system'.

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Researchers design a nano-carrier to release drugs into damaged cells

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:46
Researchers have devised strategies to eliminate senescent cells. Senescence is a cell program that is triggered by many types of damage and senescent cells are present in many diseases.

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DOE grant to study single nanoparticles and their ability to act as electrocatalysts

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 11:32
The U.S. DOE Office of Basic Energy Sciences has awarded researchers $1.1 million to study single nanoparticles and their ability to act as electrocatalysts.

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Scientists use excitons to take electronics into the future

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 21:03
Scientists have developed a transistor based on excitons that is able to function at room temperature. This breakthrough could lead to a new breed of faster, more energy efficient and smaller electronics.

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A nanotechnology breath test for early-stage Parkinson's

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 19:12
Researchers have developed a device with an array of 40 sensors based on gold nanoparticles or single-walled carbon nanotubes.

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What happens in a solar cell when the lights go out?

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 18:36
Researchers are now able to measure the processes taking place in a perovskite solar cell with great precision.

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Vibrations at an exceptional point

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 18:30
Scientists have developed a lasing system already adept at producing tiny light packets called photons into a tunable system that also makes little bits of mechanical energy called phonons - the energy products of oscillation, or vibration.

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Scientists unlock the properties of new 2D material

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:02
The research succeeded in the first experimental realisation and structural investigation of single-layer vanadium disulphide.

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Researchers use nanotechnology to improve the accuracy of measuring devices

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 19:12
Researchers have synthesized multi-layered nanowires in order to study their magnetoresistance properties. Improving this effect will allow scientists to increase the accuracy of indicators of various measuring instruments, such as compasses and radiation monitors.

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Made-to-measure silicon building blocks

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 15:20
Researchers describe a new way to produce long-awaited silicon building blocks in a simple and efficient way.

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Improving nanotube biosensors for implantable sensing

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 15:08
Scientists have developed new nanotube biosensors using synthetic biology, which improves their sensing capabilities in complex biofluids, such as blood and urine.

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Liquid microscopy technique reveals new problem with lithium-oxygen batteries

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:34
Using an advanced, new microscopy technique that can visualize chemical reactions occurring in liquid environments, researchers have discovered a new reason lithium-oxygen batteries tend to slow down and die after just a few charge/discharge cycles.

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Generation of random numbers by measuring phase fluctuations from a laser diode with a silicon-on-in

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:21
Millimeter-scale chip uses less power to create quantum random numbers at high speeds.

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Real-time imaging of chemical processes

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 09:32
Scientists observe the real-time formation of hollow structures in the galvanic replacement reaction between silver and gold with nanometre resolution, gaining insights on the mechanisms behind the structural transformations.

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Scientists develop new materials that move in response to light

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 23:36
Elastomeric composites can flex, grip, release, or rotate when exposed to lasers, diffuse light or sunlight.

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Researchers charge quest to end 'voltage fade'

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 23:30
Scientists designed a regime showing that heat treatments removed the defects in the bulk structure of Lithium-rich NMC materials and restored the battery output voltage.

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Scientists introduce new way to mimic 'machine of machines' (w/video)

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 23:23
Researchers have introduced a new approach to assemble specially designed microscopic blocks into small gear-like machines.

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