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Stealth-cap technology for light-emitting nanoparticles

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:29
Researchers succeeded in significantly increasing the stability and biocompatibility of special light-transducing nanoparticles. The team has developed upconverting nanoparticles that not only convert infrared light into UV-visible light, but also are water-soluble, remain stable in complex body fluids such as blood serum, and can be used to store medications.

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Tailoring the surface of carbon may hold the key to monitoring patient blood in real-time

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:59
Machine learning is increasing the pace of development of customised carbon surfaces with a wide variety of applications.

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Researchers offer solution in fight against fake graphene

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:10
A lack of quality control in the graphene market has led to inferior products being touted as high-grade, so now a research team has developed a reliable way to test graphene quality.

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From beaker to solved 3-D structure in minutes

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:20
Team uncovers a new and simple way to learn the structures of small molecules.

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Simplifying life for diabetics with a nanotechnology breakthrough

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 21:35
Scientists have developed a means of printing transistor-based glucose sensors directly onto a catheter attached to a wearable pump. Diabetics can program the pump to deliver insulin and glucagon, the hormones they need to regulate blood sugar.

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Scientists bring polymers into atomic-scale focus

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 21:22
Researchers capture detailed images using electron-based imaging and computer simulations.

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New records in perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells through improved light management

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 18:53
Researchers fabricated an efficient perovskite/silicon tandem device whose silicon layer was etched on the back-side.

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Ultra-thin transparent silver films for solar cells

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 18:14
Researchers have developed a new fabrication process for transparent ultra-thin silver films. The material may help build highly efficient solar cells and light-emitting diodes.

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Molecules to the MAX! now available to stream

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:19
Molecules to the MAX!, an animated adventure aimed at exciting and educating kids about the world of atoms and molecules, is now available for streaming video from iTunes and Amazon.

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New flexible, transparent, wearable biopatch, improves cellular observation, drug delivery

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 11:26
Minimally invasive patch delivers exact doses directly into cells, lessens pain, toxicity.

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Nature-inspired crystal structure predictor

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 19:37
Scientists found a way of improving the crystal structure prediction algorithms, making the discovery of new compounds multiple times faster.

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How to produce fluorescent nanoparticles for medical applications in a nuclear reactor

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 19:31
Scientists have developed a revolutionary method for the easy and inexpensive production of irradiated nanodiamonds and other nanomaterials suitable for use in highly sensitive diagnostics of diseases, including various types of cancer.

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A new path through the looking-glass

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 19:26
Innovative experimental scheme can create tailor-made mirror molecules.

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Cellphone combined with nanotechnology to detect HIV viruses

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 19:20
Scientists have designed a portable and affordable mobile diagnostic tool, utilizing a cellphone and nanotechnology, with the ability to detect HIV viruses and monitor its management in resource-limited regions.

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First-ever prostate cancer treatment uses gold nanoparticles to destroy tumorous cells

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 19:15
Researchers have begun a small clinical trial using gold nanoparticles that act as tumor-seeking missiles on a mission to remove prostate cancer.

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Micropumps as a platform for understanding chemically propelled micromotors

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 18:40
Researchers investigate micropumps as a window into self-propelled micromotors and beyond. Their findings are important not only to harnessing the full potential of micro- and nanomotor technologies, but also to understanding active matter systems in nature.

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Nanoclusters on graphene make fast and powerful aqueous hybrid capacitor

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 14:53
This hybrid storage alternative shows power density 100 times faster than conventional batteries, allowing it to be charged within a few seconds. Hence, it is suitable for small portable electronic devices.

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Intense tests reveal elusive, complex form of common element

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:51
An unusually complex form of one of the most abundant chemical elements on Earth has been revealed in the lab for the first time.

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Nanoscale process may speed arrival of cheaper hi-tech products

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:27
An inexpensive way to make products incorporating nanoparticles - such as high-performance energy devices or sophisticated diagnostic tests - has been developed by researchers.

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Directivity to improve optical devices

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:21
Researchers have demonstrated the use of algorithmic design to create a new type of nanophotonic structure.

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