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If the bristles of a brush abruptly collapsed into wads of noodles, the brush would, of course, become useless. When it’s a micron-scale brush called a “polyelectrolyte brush,” that collapse can put a promising experimental drug or lubricant out of...
by Ben Brumfield, Georgia Institute of Technology
12.15.2017
12:03pm
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Researchers have demonstrated that a standard ion-beam technique can be fine-tuned to make structures with depths controlled to within the diameter of a single silicon atom.
by NIST
12.15.2017
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Cage-like molecules with internal chemical hooks remove three times more hazardous radioactive iodine compounds than current methods.
by Department of Energy, Office of Science
12.15.2017
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New device could revolutionize cardiovascular disease treatment.
by University of Missouri
12.15.2017
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High-Tech Conversions announces the availability of a 4” x 4” Class 100 presaturated polyester IPA wipe.
12.15.2017
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Humans can feel molecular differences between nearly identical surfaces.
by Liezel Labios, UC San Diego
12.14.2017
12:12pm
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Helicopters, tanks, and other vehicles could someday be made of “smart material” that senses damage, similar to how nerves tell the body it has been injured, with the help of new research.
by Paul Alongi, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, Clemson University
12.14.2017
11:36am
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Researchers make solid ground toward better lithium-ion battery interfaces.
by Sandia National Laboratories
12.14.2017
11:03am
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A new study shows that attaching antibody-like RNA nanoparticles to microvesicles can deliver effective RNA therapeutics such as small interfering RNA specifically to cancer cells.
by Ohio State University
12.14.2017
10:33am
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12.14.2017
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By using an electrochemical etching process on a common stainless steel alloy, researchers have created a nanotextured surface that kills bacteria while not harming mammalian cells. If additional research supports early test results, the process might be...
by John Toon, Georgia Institute of Technology
12.14.2017
9:24am
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Using polymer blends, scientists rapidly generated highly ordered patterns that could be used in the fabrication of microelectronics, antireflective surfaces, magnetic data storage systems, and fluid-flow devices.
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
12.13.2017
11:09am
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Illumination from nanobionic plants might one day replace some electrical lighting.
by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office
12.13.2017
10:54am
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Researchers have succeeded in taking the next step toward using man-made nanoscale compounds in the fight against cancer. A recent proof-of-concept study showed that dendrimers may be used to introduce compounds that essentially trick cancer cells into...
by KTH Royal Institute of Technology
12.13.2017
10:29am
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Plasmonic biosensors enable development of new easy-to-use health tests.
by Aalto University
12.13.2017
10:23am
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Experts at manipulating matter at the nanoscale have made an important breakthrough in physics and materials science. The research team has engineered "artificial graphene" by recreating, for the first time, the electronic structure of graphene in a...
by Columbia University
12.13.2017
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Whether you run a small business or head a large corporation, sustainability can help reduce operating costs.
by Stephen Ashkin, Sustainability Dashboard Tools
12.12.2017
12:20pm
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Detailed calculations show water cloaks are feasible with today's technology.
by Ken Kingery, Duke University
12.12.2017
12:04pm
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Graphene nanopores may ultimately provide scientists with efficient mechanical filters suitable for such processes as removing salt from ocean water and identifying defective DNA in genetic material.
by NIST
12.12.2017
10:53am
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Silicon microelectronics and biomedical fields could benefit from a safe and cost-effective way to synthesize nanoparticles.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
12.12.2017
10:31am
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Asphalt-based filter sequesters greenhouse gas at wellhead.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
12.11.2017
12:44pm
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New nanotech crystal could magnify the smallest details on a living cell.
by David Salisbury, Vanderbilt University
12.11.2017
12:31pm
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By using laser-generated, hologram-like 3D images flashed into photosensitive resin, researchers have discovered they can build complex 3D parts in a fraction of the time of traditional layer-by-layer printing.
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
12.11.2017
12:11pm
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The collaboration reported that the “top down” approach imparts a remarkable flexibility on the number and range of surface modifications for drug delivery, molecular imaging, engineered vaccines, and industrial uses.
by Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
12.11.2017
11:24am
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Numerical simulations reveal "rivers of charge" in materials that become superconducting at high temperatures.
by Whitney Clavin, Caltech
12.11.2017
10:25am
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The tiny structures could be next-generation solution for smaller electronic devices.
by Katherine Kornei, UCLA
12.8.2017
10:48am
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The “accident” led the researcher to an important insight: the water vapor in his breath had condensed on the device, causing the nanofilter to adhere ever so neatly to the sensor.
by University of Rochester
12.8.2017
10:25am
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Surrounding region seeks to become “Graphene Valley.”
by University of Adelaide
12.8.2017
10:12am
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By shrinking samples of metallic glass to nanoscale size, researchers have discovered they can create new materials with potentially new applications.
by William Weir, Yale University
12.8.2017
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Currently, checking blood sugar levels can be a hassle for people with diabetes, especially when they have to pack their glucose monitoring kits around with them every time they leave the house.
by UC San Diego
12.8.2017
9:30am
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These patient-specific organ models, which include integrated soft sensors, can be used for practice surgeries to improve surgical outcomes in thousands of patients worldwide.
by University of Minnesota
12.7.2017
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Toxicity study shows plant growth enhanced by — but only by — purified nanotubes.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
12.7.2017
11:43am
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DNA bricks enable self-assembly of 3D nanostructures from 10,000 unique components, advancing DNA nanotech from Mega to GigaDalton scale.
by Benjamin Boettner, Harvard’s Wyss Institute
12.7.2017
11:11am
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The staff of the 2018 Laboratory Design Conference is seeking qualified lab design professionals interested in sharing their experience and knowledge as a member of its faculty. Hurry - the Early Bird deadline is Friday, Dec. 8!
12.7.2017
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Scientists "paint" the world's smallest Mona Lisa on the world's largest DNA canvas.
by Lori Dajose, Caltech
12.6.2017
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It’s December, which means that the holiday gift-buying season is in full swing. Need some help finding the perfect gift for an aficionado of science, technology, engineering, or math? Controlled Environments has you covered!
12.6.2017
12:03pm
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Combining the characteristics of aqueous and organic electrolytes into a hybrid version increases VGN performance in supercapacitors, while KOH activation improves nanostructure and charge storage capacity.
by AIP News Staff
12.6.2017
10:58am
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Imagine a bottle of laundry detergent that can sense when you’re running low on soap — and automatically connect to the Internet to place an order for more.
by Jennifer Langston, University of Washington
12.6.2017
10:26am
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Researchers have mapped the proteins that cause cell death in type 2 diabetes.
by University of Michigan
12.6.2017
10:01am
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The “wonder material” is at the forefront of a sports footwear revolution.
by University of Manchester
12.6.2017
9:55am
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