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Ultra-thin transparent silver films for solar cells

NanoWerk.com - 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

NanoWerk.com - 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

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

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Graphene on the way to superconductivity

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:01
Scientists have found evidence that double layers of graphene have a property that may let them conduct current completely without resistance. They probed the band structure at BESSY II with extremely high resolution ARPES and could identify a flat area at a surprising location.
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Nature-inspired crystal structure predictor

NanoWerk.com - 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

NanoWerk.com - 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

NanoWerk.com - 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

NanoWerk.com - 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

NanoWerk.com - 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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Making steps toward improved data storage

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 19:14
Researchers created the world's most powerful electromagnetic pulses to control a data-storage material's physical form, leading to a potential way to scale down memory devices and revolutionize how computers handle information.
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Micropumps as a platform for understanding chemically propelled micromotors

NanoWerk.com - 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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Nano-scale process may speed arrival of cheaper hi-tech products

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 16:30
Researchers have developed an inexpensive way to make products incorporating nanoparticles -- such as high-performance energy devices or sophisticated diagnostic tests -- which could speed the commercial development of devices, materials and technologies.
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Nanoclusters on graphene make fast and powerful aqueous hybrid capacitor

NanoWerk.com - 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

NanoWerk.com - 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

NanoWerk.com - 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

NanoWerk.com - 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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New insulating state found in stretched graphene

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:45
Quantum simulations reveal that graphene undergoes an unexpected and potentially useful change in state when stretched.

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Creating better devices: The etch stops here

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 09:43
A team of multi-disciplinary scientists and engineers have discovered a new, more precise, method to create nanoscale-size electromechanical devices.

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Creating better devices: The etch stops here

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:43
Researchers have discovered a new, more precise method to create nanoscale-size electromechanical devices.
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Do kitchen items shed antimicrobial nanoparticles after use?

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 23:24
Scientists describe how they simulated knife motion, washing and scratching on bacteria-fighting, nanosilver-infused cutting boards to see if consumer use affects nanoparticle release. The test should help regulatory bodies identify if any safety or health risks exist from silver nanoparticles in kitchenware now being sold overseas, and if so, find ways to deal with them before the items are approved for sale in the United States.
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