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Scientists film molecular rotation

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:49
Quantum movie displays probability density distribution of rotating carbonyl sulphide molecules.
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Transformative Carbon XPrize technological advance in CO2 utilization

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 09:15
Rather than carbon taxes or extended debates on the international path to combat global warming, transforming the greenhouse carbon dioxide to a valuable product incentivizes its 'mining' and removal, either from industrial flue gas or directly from the air.
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Plasmonic magnetism - Light may magnetise non-magnetic metals, propose physicists

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 09:00
Physicists have devised a method to turn a non-magnetic metal into a magnet using laser light.
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Transfer-printing technology for creating flexible sensors on topographic surfaces

NanoWerk.com - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 08:53
A research team developed a transfer-printing technology that uses hydrogel and nano ink to easily create high-performance sensors on flexible substrates of diverse shapes and structures.
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A good first step toward nontoxic solar cells

NanoWerk.com - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 12:44
Engineers discover lead-free perovskite semiconductor for solar cells using data analytics, supercomputers.
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Bioinspired nanoparticles remodel tumor stroma to enhance nanoparticle accessibility to cancer cells

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 21:09
Scientists propose a bioinspired lipoproteins (bLP)-mediated strategy, aiming at inducing photothermia to disrupt the tumor stromal microenvironments (TSM) barriers and augmenting the accessibility of second-wave nanoparticles to cancer cells to suppress tumor relapse and metastasis.
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Yellow is not the new black: Discovery paves way for new generation of solar cells

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 20:53
A study for the first time explains how a promising type of perovskites - man-made crystals that can convert sunlight into electricity - can be stabilized. As a result, the crystals turn black, enabling them to absorb sunlight.
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Shaping light with a smartlens

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 18:05
A team of researchers reports on a dynamically tuneable lens capable of achieving almost any complex optical function.
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New quantum phenomenon helps to understand fundamental limits of graphene electronics

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 15:55
A new study describes how electrons in a single atomically-thin sheet of graphene scatter off the vibrating carbon atoms which make up the hexagonal crystal lattice.
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Next-generation graphene membranes for carbon capture

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 15:48
Chemical engineers have developed a new class of high-performance membranes for carbon capture that greatly exceed current targets.
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Listening to the whispers of individual cells

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 15:39
A new method developed by biophysicists has made it possible for the first time to detect and analyse signals between individual cells.
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Synthetic biology enables protein origami

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 15:33
Engineers find new way to create single-chain protein nanostructures using synthetic biology and protein-assembly techniques.
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Physicists discover new quantum trick for graphene: magnetism

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 15:27
Physicists were stunned when two twisted sheets of graphene showed signs of superconductivity. Now scientists have shown that the material also generates a type of magnetism once only dreamed of theoretically.
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Designed switch allows unprecedented control over living cells

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 11:38
From modifying gene expression to cell signaling, dynamic designer proteins may usher in a new era of synthetic biology.
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Mimicking lizard skin to save energy on an industrial scale

NanoWerk.com - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 11:27
The LABIONICS project is set to drive the commercial development of breakthrough laser-engineered products inspired by the unique skin and scale textures of animals and insects, potentially leading to entirely new applications across industry, energy and medicine.
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Transforming biology to design next-generation computers, using a surprise ingredient

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 19:43
A group has found ways of transforming structures that occur naturally in cell membranes to create other architectures, like parallel 1nm-wide line segments, more applicable to computing.
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Researchers construct an artificial olfactory system based on self-powered nano-generator

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 19:11
This device can sense different odor molecules and recognize different odors. It has been demonstrated in vivo in animal models.
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Transforming biology to design next-generation computers, using a surprise ingredient

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 19:00
Researchers have found ways of transforming structures that occur naturally in cell membranes to create other architectures, like parallel 1nm-wide line segments, more applicable to computing.
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Molecular mayhem at root of battery breakdown

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 16:33
Overly active oxygen atoms escape with ease, leading to battery failure.
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Chemists close gap in making nanomedicines safer, more efficient

NanoWerk.com - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 16:25
A new study describes how one of the liver's natural toxin-removal processes can improve the delivery of nanomedicines.
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