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Apr. 28, 2015 — A new technique for visualizing the rapidly changing electronic structures of atomic-scale materials as they twist, tumble and traipse across the nanoworld is taking shape. Researchers have for the ... read more

Apr. 28, 2015 — New nanoscale blueprints for low-energy, stable gold nanoclusters could help develop new cancer drugs or mitigate carbon monoxide ... read more

Artificial Spin Ice: A New Playground to Better Understand Magnetism

Apr. 27, 2015 — For the first time, nanomagnet islands or arrays were arranged into an exotic structure (called “shakti”) that does not directly relate to any known natural material. The “shakti” artificial ... read more

Scientists Develop First Liquid Nanolaser

Apr. 24, 2015 — Scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser. And it's tunable in real time, meaning you can quickly and simply produce different colors, a unique and useful feature. The laser ... read more

Chemists' Synthesis of Silicon Oxides Opens 'New World in a Grain of Sand'

Apr. 23, 2015 — In an effort that reaches back to the 19th-century laboratories of Europe, a discovery by chemistry researchers establishes new research possibilities for silicon chemistry and the semiconductor ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — Scientists use a novel form of nanotechnology to create a positionable silver cluster with DNA-programmed tunable fluorescent ... read more

Revolutionary Discovery Leads to Invention of New 'Building Blocks'

Apr. 23, 2015 — Taking a revolutionary 'building blocks' approach, a research team has invented a new thinking pathway in the design and synthesis of macromolecules by creating an original class of giant ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — For the first time, germanium nanowires have been deposited on indium tin oxide substrate by a simple, one-step process called electrodeposition. The nanowires produced by this method have ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — Thermal imaging, microscopy and ultra-trace sensing could take a quantum leap with a new technique. Scientists used quantum correlated beams of light to overcome the fundamental detection limit of ... read more

Nanotech-Enabled Moisturizer Speeds Healing of Diabetic Skin Wounds

Apr. 23, 2015 — A new high-tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet, Northwestern University researchers report. They are the ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — Taking child's play with building blocks to a whole new level-the nanometer scale-scientists have constructed 3D "superlattice" multicomponent nanoparticle arrays where the arrangement ... read more

Metamaterials Shine Bright as New Terahertz Source

Apr. 22, 2015 — Metamaterials allow design and use of light-matter interactions at a fundamental level. An efficient terahertz emission from two-dimensional arrays of gold split-ring resonator metamaterials was ... read more

Apr. 22, 2015 — The creation of devices to control phonons -- elusive atomic vibrations that transport heat energy in solids at speeds up to the speed of sound -- has taken a step forward when researchers ... read more

Nanoparticle Drug Reverses Parkinson's-Like Symptoms in Rats

Apr. 22, 2015 — As baby boomers age, the number of people diagnosed with Parkinson's disease is expected to increase. Patients who develop this disease usually start experiencing symptoms around age 60 or ... read more

Apr. 22, 2015 — Engineers have discovered a method to increase the amount of electric charge that can be stored in graphene, a two-dimensional form of carbon. The research may provide a better understanding of how ... read more

Apr. 22, 2015 — Researchers have discovered that electron spin brings a previously unknown degree of order to the high entropy alloy nickel iron chromium cobalt -- and may play a role in giving the alloy its ... read more

Apr. 22, 2015 — Combining state-of-the-art realistic atomistic modelling and experiments, the paper describes how thermal conductivity of ultrathin silicon membranes is controlled to large extent by the structure ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — Proteins and lipids have been assumed to move through cell membranes as 'nano rafts'. This 'raft hypothesis' has now been disproved by scientists. "We should not think of the ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — A new semiconducting material that is only three atomic layers thick exhibits electronic properties beyond traditional semiconductors. Two nano-engineered configurations of the material have shown an ... read more

Apr. 20, 2015 — Researchers have discovered a way to easily and effectively fasten proteins to nanoparticles -- essentially an arranged marriage -- by simply mixing them together. The biotechnology is in its ... read more

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