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Researchers investigate coated Prussian blue nanoparticles for cancer immunotherapies

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:17
The researchers will work with Prussian blue nanoparticles (PBNPs) coated with immunological signals, used in combination with checkpoint inhibitors.

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Engineer's nanostructured 'metallic wood' has the strength of titanium and the density of water

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 23:07
Researchers have built a sheet of nickel with nanoscale pores that make it as strong as titanium but four to five times lighter.

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Researchers uncover quantum structure of buckyballs

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 22:58
Researchers have measured hundreds of individual quantum energy levels in the buckyball, a spherical cage of 60 carbon atoms.

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Plasmonic pioneers fire away in fight over light

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 22:41
Researchers make a case that photoluminescence, rather than Raman scattering, gives gold nanoparticles their remarkable light-emitting properties.

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Scientists investigate graphene's effect on light-wave interaction

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 20:44
Scientists investigated the character of Stimulated Brillouin scattering of low-concentration graphene nanoparticle suspensions in N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) and water.

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Aerosol-assisted biosynthesis strategy enables functional bulk nanocomposites

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 20:32
Researchers developed a general and scalable biosynthesis strategy, which involves simultaneous growth of cellulose nanofibrils through microbial fermentation and co-deposition of various kinds of nanoscale building blocks through aerosol feeding on solid culture substrates.

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Converting Wi-Fi signals to electricity with new 2-D materials

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 20:22
Device made from flexible, inexpensive materials could power large-area electronics, wearables, medical devices, and more.

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Turning natural gas into carbon nanotubes cuts energy use, carbon dioxide emissions

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 20:14
Researchers have won a federal grant to develop a method to convert natural gas into carbon nanotubes for materials that can replace metals.

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Insulated molecular wires: the smallest electric power cord

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 12:45
A new supramolecular self-encapsulation strategy provides an effective route to construct stable light-emitting polymers for optoelectronic applications.

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Putting that free energy around you to good use with minuscule energy harvesters

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 11:23
Scientists have developed a micro-electromechanical energy harvester that allows for more flexibility in design, which is crucial for future Internet-of-Things applications.

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Using an atomic force microscope as a nanoscopic shovel

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 14:15
More than just a surface tool, atomic force microscopes (AFM) can also map material's depths.

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Artificial skin could give superhuman perception

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 13:57
A new type of sensor could lead to artificial skin that someday helps burn victims 'feel' and safeguards the rest of us.

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'GO dough' makes graphene easy to shape and mold

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 22:33
New form of graphene oxide is fun to play with -- and solves manufacturing challenges.

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Materials that open in the heat of the moment

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 22:25
Temperature control of pore sizes in nanomaterials could lead to improved gas separation and storage applications.

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How the use of different forms of titanium oxide influences perovskite solar cell performance

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 17:27
Scientists report a systematic study on the effects that using different forms of titanium oxide in planar perovskite solar cells has on the performance of the devices.

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Platinum forms nano-bubbles

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 17:17
Technologically important noble metal oxidises more readily than expected.

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Self-assembling nanomaterial gives pathway to extra environment friendly, reasonably priced harnessing of solar energy

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:21
New nanomaterials may present a pathway to extra environment friendly and probably reasonably priced harvesting of photo voltaic vitality.

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Engineers develop novel strategy for designing semiconductor nanoparticles for wide-ranging applications

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 10:41
MoS2 quantum dots synthesised with the new approach can potentially generate cancer-killing properties.

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'Green' electronics made from nanocellulose

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 00:03
Nanocellulose offers renewable, biodegradable, strong and lightweight components for electronic products.

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Taking magnetism for a spin: exploring the mysteries of skyrmions

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 23:58
Scientists have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a zero-field state in skyrmions, a spinning magnetic phenomenon that has potential applications in data storage and spintronic devices.

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