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From energy materials to disease diagnostics, new microscopy techniques can provide more nuanced insight. Researchers first need to understand the effects of radiation on samples.
by Michigan Tech
4.25.2018
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Researchers have created a biodegradable composite made of silk fibers that can be used to repair broken load-bearing bones without the complications sometimes presented by other materials.
by UConn
4.25.2018
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Researchers have used an inexpensive 3-D printer to produce flat plastic items that, when heated, fold themselves into predetermined shapes, such as a rose, boat or even a bunny.
by CMU
4.25.2018
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University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have added a new dimension to our understanding of why straining a particular group of materials, called Ruddlesden-Popper oxides, tampers with their superconducting properties.
by University of Wisconsin-Madison
4.24.2018
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A new greener, stronger and more durable concrete that is made using the wonder-material graphene could revolutionise the construction industry.
by University of Exeter
4.24.2018
10:55am
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A new method has been developed to make drugs 'smarter' using nanotechnology so they will be more effective at reaching their target.
by University of Lincoln
4.24.2018
10:49am
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Researchers at The Ohio State University have previously used a nano-engineered texture based on the fuzzy leaves to devise self-cleaning glass and a mesh that separates oil from water.
by Ohio State University
4.24.2018
10:48am
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A remote command could one day send immune cells on a rampage against a malignant tumor. The ability to mobilize, from outside the body, targeted cancer immunotherapy inside the body has taken a step closer to becoming reality.
by Ben Brumfield, Georgia Tech
4.23.2018
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Nanotechnology can be used to extract resources with the least possible disruption of the environment.
by Cate Prato, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
4.23.2018
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A new study calls for the U.S. to step up its laser R...
by Berkeley Lab
4.23.2018
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Some spacecraft are the size of a school bus. But mini-satellites called CubeSats have made space accessible to a new generation. These briefcase-sized boxes are more focused in their abilities and have a fraction of the mass — and cost — of some past...
by Andrew Good, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
4.23.2018
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Scientists have described a universal characteristic in which many unique graphene properties are "hidden."
by Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
4.20.2018
10:19am
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The brittle material can turn flexible when made into ultrafine needles, researchers find.
by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
4.20.2018
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The discovery that water microdroplets can replace potentially toxic agents in the creation of gold nanoparticles and nanowires could help usher in a new era of “green chemistry.”
by Ker Than, Stanford University
4.20.2018
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Scientists show how salt lowers reaction temperatures to make novel materials.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
4.20.2018
9:30am
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A collaborative research team is developing biological sensors that would analyze saliva and send information electronically to doctors.
by Erika Ebsworth-Goold, Washington University in St. Louis
4.19.2018
10:28am
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A new blood test using gold nanoparticles could soon give oncologists an early and more accurate prognosis of how cancer treatment is progressing and help guide the ongoing therapy of patients.
by University of Queensland
4.19.2018
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Light causes crystal lattice to expand, opening new possibilities for artificial muscles, tiny electronics.
by Cory Nealon, University at Buffalo
4.19.2018
12:00am
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Innovative new solar cells can generate power from raindrops.
by American Chemical Society
4.19.2018
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There has been fast progress in oxide-semiconductors in recent years and extensive efforts have been made in order to improve the speed of oxide-semiconductor-based thin-film transistors.
by University of Manchester
4.19.2018
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People could soon power items such as their mobile phones or personal health equipment by simply using their daily movements, thanks to a new research tool that could be used by manufacturers.
by University of Surrey
4.18.2018
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Researchers are developing new ways to store, separate, and transport gases.
by Matt Cichowicz, University of Pittsburgh
4.18.2018
11:59am
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Scientists have discovered a completely new type of opal formed by a common seaweed which harnesses natural technology by self-assembling a nanostructure of oil droplets to control how light reflects from its cells to display a shimmering array of colors...
by University of Bristol
4.18.2018
11:16am
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Scalable manufacturing process spools out strips of graphene for use in ultrathin membranes.
by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office
4.18.2018
10:49am
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Polymer nanocarpets are being used to electrify smart fabrics.
by Tomsk Polytechnic University
4.18.2018
10:14am
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Scientists corral, quantify subtle movement in condensed matter system.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
4.17.2018
10:27am
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A new non-toxic method for delivering anti-cancer drugs to specific parts of the human body could mean the end of the severe and nasty side effects associated with many cancer therapies.
by Cardiff University
4.17.2018
10:15am
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A team of experts stakes out major research challenges for synthetic nanomaterials to achieve desired biological functions.
by American Institute of Physics
4.17.2018
9:55am
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Researchers have discovered a specific type of 2-D nanoparticles, also known as nanosilicates, which can grow bone and cartilage tissue from stem cells in the absence of growth factors.
by Lorian Hopcus, Texas A&M
4.17.2018
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Material scientists shape the surface of tiny, curved carbon fibers using laser structuring.
by Friedrich Schiller University Jena
4.16.2018
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Researchers have succeeded in using atomic force microscopy to clearly obtain images of individual impurity atoms in graphene ribbons. Thanks to the forces measured in the graphene’s two-dimensional carbon lattice, they were able to identify boron and...
by University of Basel
4.16.2018
11:56am
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Researchers have engineered a material to encapsulate and deliver drugs. The potential extends to tissue engineering and gene therapy.
by NYU Tandon School of Engineering
4.16.2018
11:29am
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A layer of vertical graphene flakes forms a protective surface that makes it impossible for bacteria to attach. Instead, bacteria are sliced apart by the sharp graphene flakes and killed. Coating implants helps protect against infection, eliminates the...
by Chalmers University of Technology
4.16.2018
10:47am
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The new invention, which is a thousand times smaller than a human hair, features a preliminary attempt to construct nanoscale analogues of the mysterious natural machines in living cells.
by Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
4.13.2018
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Researchers find the special combination for small data storage and tinier computers.
by University of New Hampshire
4.13.2018
10:39am
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A major milestone in graphene research, this brings us one step closer to unlocking this wonder material’s full potential not only in electronics, but also in filtration and sensing applications.
by Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
4.13.2018
10:11am
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A core-shell nanotube array for artificial photosynthesis.
by Julie Chao, Berkeley Lab
4.13.2018
9:52am
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Non-small cell lung cancer nanoparticles pass the next stage of development in preclinical tests.
by Thomas Jefferson University
4.12.2018
11:31am
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Scientists have unlocked a path to use cell's nanoparticles as biomarkers. Developing a method to identify individual cell messengers, called extracellular vesicles, means they can now be used to detect cancer and other disease and be engineered for...
by University of Sydney
4.12.2018
11:13am
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The probe may help researchers find better treatments to prevent drug-induced overheating of the brain, and potentially refine thermal treatment for cancers.
by University of Adelaide
4.12.2018
11:04am
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