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New home for

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:28
Find out more about's move to the brand-new Physics World site
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Supercapacitor nano-architecture: Designing a plant-powered future

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:50
Green supercapacitors are set to be revolutionized by research that links the multidimensional morphology of electrode materials to their electrochemical performance for the first time
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Acoustofluidics separates circulating tumour cells

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:47
The cells specifically bind to microbeads and can thus be isolated
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Super resolution microscopy gets a dose of deep learning

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:33
Advcanced neural networks increase throughput for super-resolution microscopy with high temporal resolution.
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Nanoporous carbon electrodes harvest blue energy

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 17:35
They could also be the next big thing in water desalination
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Nanotechnology for more sustainable farming?

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 16:14
First systematic comparison of nano-pesticides and fertilisers with conventional equivalents
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Watching plasmons break bonds in single molecules

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 12:59
Researchers induce chemical reactions in single molecules by exciting plasmons and monitor the process in real time using scanning tunnelling microscopy
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Fascinating fractals appear in graphene superlattices

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 14:10
Applying a magnetic field to the carbon material produces recurring delocalized Bloch states
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Gallenene grows on silicon

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 14:07
Researchers successfully take on the challenge of growing gallenene on silicon using a buffer layer
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Bone goes fractal

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:58
New high-resolution microscopy images reveal hitherto unseen crystal structure
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Remotely-controlled silicon structures could help treat disease

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:39
“Electroceuticals” makes its debut
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Memristor technology program wins £11 million

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 18:42
Research collaborators at Southampton, Imperial and Manchester Universities in the UK win a program grant to develop memristor technology for broader use. Themis Prodromakis,
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Functional MRI maps neural activity

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:05
Bioengineered paramagnetic nanoparticle probes can detect calcium ion dynamics with magnetic resonance imaging
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Wicked membranes mimic ultrastretchable spider silk

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:12
Researchers produce synthetic membranes with the same capillary reservoir structure that allows extensions of 10,000% without rupture in biological threads.
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Grain boundaries limit heat flow in diamond

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:39
New finding will be important for designing electronic device materials that can more efficiently carry excess heat away
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Synaptic nanomodules could play a role in memory

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:20
New images reveal hitherto unseen structural changes in dendritic spines as they become bigger during learning
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Funnelling charges to boost solar-cell efficiency

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:09
The inverse charge funnelling effect pushes charges to easy collection points in few-layer hafnium disulphide flakes, thanks to strain from laser-induced oxidation
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Plasmonic windows by design

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:31
Creating energy-saving glasses and films based on nanocrystals that block all ultraviolet and infrared radiation while remaining transparent to visible light
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Upconverting nanophosphors make good radiotracers

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:07
NaYF4 particles could be ideal in theranostic applications and targeted in vivo imaging
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Atomic force microscope makes single-electron current meter

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:35
IBM team measures the energy levels of single molecules on insulators for the first time
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