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February 6, 2016

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February 6, 2016

Jan. 26, 2016 — Gardeners often use sheets of plastic with strategically placed holes to allow their plants to grow but keep weeds from taking root. Scientists have found that the same basic approach is an effective ... read more

Jan. 25, 2016 — A composite of graphene nanoribbons and epoxy proves effective at de-icing a helicopter blade, report researchers. The new material may be suitable for keeping aircraft, wind turbines and ... read more

Jan. 25, 2016 — Healthcare practitioners may one day be able to physically screen for breast cancer using pressure-sensitive rubber gloves to detect tumors, owing to a transparent, bendable and sensitive pressure ... read more

Jan. 20, 2016 — Long carbon nanotubes with high structural integrity, and without contaminants, can be obtained by using a newly created process. The improved characteristics of these high-quality nanotubes can then ... read more

Jan. 19, 2016 — Lithium ions are depleted as a battery charges and are also lost to the formation of a thin coating on a battery’s anode. Researchers used powerful neutron science facilities to try to understand ... read more

Jan. 19, 2016 — Researchers have developed a novel type of hybrid system, consisting of an on-chip graphene NEMS suspended a few tens of nanometres above nitrogen-vacancy centres (NVCs), which are stable ... read more

Jan. 19, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new way of seeing electrons cool off in an extremely short time ... read more

Jan. 19, 2016 — The same slip-and-stick mechanism that leads to earthquakes is at work on the molecular level, where it determines the shear plasticity of nanoscale materials, report scientists. Plasticity is the ... read more

Jan. 15, 2016 — A new concept has been developed for rapid, accurate gene sequencing by pulling a DNA molecule through a tiny, chemically activated hole in graphene -- an ultrathin sheet of carbon atoms -- and ... read more

Jan. 13, 2016 — The electromagnetic properties of graphene and boron nitride hybrids has been defined by new research. The results provide a roadmap for new nano-engineered ... read more

'Legos' for Fabrication of Atomically Precise Electronic Circuits

Jan. 8, 2016 — For the first time, researchers tailored the electronic properties of nanoribbons using a new “bottom-up” method that precisely controls and modulates the atomic-scale width within a single ... read more

Jan. 8, 2016 — Researchers conduct the first atomic resolution study of perovskites used in next generation solar ... read more

Jan. 8, 2016 — An international research team succeeded in chemically interconnecting chiral-edge graphene nanoribbons with zigzag-edge features by molecular assembly, and demonstrated electronic connection between ... read more

Jan. 7, 2016 — Researchers have discovered an important method for measuring the properties of nanotube materials using a microwave ... read more

Promising New Approach for Controlled Fabrication of Carbon Nanostructures

Jan. 5, 2016 — A new strategy for fabricating atomically controlled carbon nanostructures used in molecular carbon-based electronics has been created by a group of researchers. The complete electronic structure of ... read more

Dec. 22, 2015 — Polymers play a vast number of roles in daily life, but they lack many properties that would make them even more useful. As in cooking, a way around these limitations is to mix in other ingredients ... read more

Dec. 22, 2015 — When mixed with lightweight polymers, tiny carbon tubes reinforce the material, promising lightweight and strong materials for airplanes, spaceships, cars and even sports equipment. While such carbon ... read more

Dec. 18, 2015 — Manufacturing microelectromechanical systems -- or MEMS -- has traditionally required sophisticated semiconductor fabrication facilities, which cost tens of millions of dollars to build. New studies ... read more

Scientists Create Atomically Thin Boron

Dec. 17, 2015 — A team of scientists has, for the first time, created a two-dimensional sheet of boron -- a material known as borophene. It is an unusual material because it shows many metallic properties at the ... read more

Dec. 17, 2015 — Predictions of physicists recently lead to the discovery of a material with special electric properties which engages the interest of plastics producing ... read more

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