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Novel platform uses nanoparticles to detect peanut allergies

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:18
Researchers have developed a novel platform to more accurately detect and identify the presence and severity of peanut allergies, without directly exposing patients to the allergen.

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2-D material's traits could send electronics R&D spinning in new directions

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 21:18
Researchers created an atomically thin material and used X-rays to measure its exotic and durable properties that make it a promising candidate for a budding branch of electronics known as 'spintronics.'
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Using 'sticky' nanoparticles, researchers develop strategy to boost body's cancer defenses

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:46
Strides have been made in the development of a strategy to improve the immune system's detection of cancer proteins by using 'sticky' nanoparticles.
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2D material's traits could send electronics research spinning in new directions

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:18
Researchers have fabricated an atomically thin material and measured its exotic and durable properties that make it a promising candidate for a budding branch of electronics known as spintronics.

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Using 'sticky' nanoparticles, researchers develop strategy to boost body's cancer defenses

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:09
Scientists report on strides made in the development of a strategy to improve the immune system's detection of cancer proteins by using 'sticky' nanoparticles that are called 'antigen-capturing nanoparticles'.

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Moisture-responsive graphene 'robots' crawl with no external power source

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:59
Created using only a camera flash and graphene oxide, smart materials move in response to changes in humidity.

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Neuron-integrated nanotubes to repair nerve fibers

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:54
A new study sheds light on the properties of nanostructures capable of ensuring an effective integration with nerve cells, an essential quality for developing innovative systems targeting the repair of neuronal damages.

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Neuron-integrated nanotubes to repair nerve fibers

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:35
A new study sheds light on the properties of nanostructures capable of ensuring an effective integration with nerve cells, an essential quality for developing innovative systems targeting the repair of neuronal damages, report scientists.
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Researchers present a new method of 3D-plasmon tomography

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:29
In new work, researchers could show for the first time how the third dimension can be reconstructed completely in the framework of a tomographic imaging process by rotating the sample and processing a series of tilted two-dimensional projections.

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How to train your drugs: from nanotherapeutics to nanobots (w/video)

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:53
Nanotechnology is creating new opportunities for fighting disease - from delivering drugs in smart packaging to nanobots powered by the world?s tiniest engines.

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Human protein-based nanoprobes for MRI

Nanotechweb.org - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:37
New contrast agents can be easily cleared by the body and could be used to detect tumours in their early stages.
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From 1D polymers to 2D polymers

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:04
Scientists report a facile, highly efficient, and versatile strategy for preparation of free-standing single-monomer-thick 2D polymers in water without any aid.

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Novel nanocellulose hydrogel suitable for 3D printing

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:45
Researchers have developed a nanocellulose-alginate hydrogel suitable for 3D printing. The composition of the hydrogel was optimized based on material characterization methods and 3D printing experiments.

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Accelerating the quest for quicker, longer-lasting electronics

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:55
In the world of electronics, where the quest is always for smaller and faster units with infinite battery life, topological insulators (TI) have tantalizing potential. Scientists report they have created a TI film just 25 atoms thick that adheres to an insulating magnetic film, creating a 'heterostructure.'
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Atomic imperfections move quantum communication network closer to reality

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:55
An international team of scientists has discovered how to manipulate a weird quantum interface between light and matter in silicon carbide along wavelengths used in telecommunications.
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Topological insulator research accelerates quest for quicker, longer-lasting electronics

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:34
Researchers report they have created a TI film just 25 atoms thick that adheres to an insulating magnetic film, creating a heterostructure. This heterostructure makes TI surfaces magnetic at room temperatures and higher, to above 400 Kelvin or more than 720 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Ferroelectric domain walls make robust memories

Nanotechweb.org - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:13
The devices also have a high OFF–ON ratio of around 103 and can store data on multiple levels.
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New form of carbon discovered that is harder than diamond but flexible as rubber

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:27
Scientists have found a way to make carbon both very hard and very stretchy by heating it under high pressure. This 'compressed glassy carbon' is also lightweight and could potentially be made in very large quantities.

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Nanostructured microfluidics platform detects infectious pathogens

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:46
Researchers report a new zinc oxide nanorods integrated microchip that captures avian influenza virus on immunologically functionalized ZnO nanorod surface and detect viruses by multiplexed sandwich immunoassay.

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Metafluorophores go multiplex

Nanotechweb.org - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:32
Colourful and extremely bright DNA-based nanostructures improve optical microscopy.
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