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Copper compound as promising quantum computing unit

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:05
Chemists synthesise molecule as possible component for quantum computers .

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Cutting and pasting with graphene

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:58
Scientists have developed a method of cutting graphene into smaller fragments using a diamond knife. They can then construct nanostructures from the fragments.

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Sprayable gel could help the body fight off cancer after surgery

NanoWerk.com - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:21
Scientists have tested the biodegradable spray gel in mice that had advanced melanoma tumors surgically removed. They found that the gel reduced the growth of the tumor cells that remained after surgery, which helped prevent recurrences of the cancer.

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Physicist creates tiny sensors to assist in cancer detection

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:29
A physicist hopes to improve cancer detection with a new and novel class of nanomaterials.
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Physicist applies nanotechnology to detect cancer protein-protein interactions

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:11
A physicist hopes to improve cancer detection with a new and novel class of nanomaterials.

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Topological matters: Toward a new kind of transistor

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:05
X-ray experiments provide first demonstration of room temperature switching in ultrathin material that could serve as a 'topological transistor'.

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Novel laser technology for microchip-size chemical sensors

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:50
Frequency combs are optimally suited for chemical sensors; a revolutionary technology now produces these laser frequencies in a much easier and more robust way.

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Nanoglue can make composites several times tougher during dynamic loading

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:20
Materials scientists have found that oscillating loads at certain frequencies can lead to several-fold increases in the strength of composites with an interface that is modified by a molecular layer of 'nanoglue.'
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Using machine learning to design peptides

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:20
Scientists have developed a way of finding optimal peptide sequences: using a machine-learning algorithm as a collaborator. The algorithm analyzes experimental data and offers suggestions on the next best sequence to try, creating a back-and-forth selection process that reduces time needed to find the optimal peptide. The results could provide a new framework for experiments across materials science and chemistry.
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Nanoglue can make composites several times tougher during dynamic loading

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:22
In a discovery that could pave the way for new materials and applications, materials scientists have found that oscillating loads at certain frequencies can lead to several-fold increases in the strength of composites with an interface that is modified by a molecular layer of 'nanoglue'.

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A microfluidic platform capable of sorting individual carbon nanotubes

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:13
A successful development of a microfluidic platform capable of sorting individual carbon nanotubes could possible lead to a revolution in the technology of electronic devices.

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Proteins imaged in graphene liquid cell have higher radiation tolerance

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:07
By preparing a microtubule sample in a graphene liquid cell, researchers demonstrate that the radiation tolerance of proteins proteins in liquid-phase electron microscopy is increased by an order of magnitude compared to a sample in ice.

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Nanowire Memristor: a nanometric device to reproduce the synapses of the brain

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:34
New research shows how it is possible to artificially emulate the activity of synapses, i.e. the connections between neurons that regulate the learning processes in our brain, in a single nanowire.

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Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:12
Process that modifies semiconductor material atom by atom could enable higher-performance electronics.

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Sensitive e-skin embedded with nanowires

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:03
Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material.

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A new 'spin' on kagome lattices

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 23:36
Team's findings shed new light on the presence of spin-orbit coupling and topological spin textures in kagome lattices.

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Seeing and avoiding the 'blind spot' in atomic force measurements

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 20:02
Researchers have discovered a 'blind spot' in atomic force microscopy - a powerful tool capable of measuring the force between two atoms, imaging the structure of individual cells and the motion of biomolecules.

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Iron-rich lamellae in the semiconductor

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:29
Researchers produce unusual 2D crystal structures.

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Fast storage material in neutron light

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:25
Novel phase change memory materials can work a thousand times faster than current flash memory chips, while being significantly more durable.

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Supercomputers without waste heat

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:09
Physicists explore superconductivity for information processing.

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