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May 24, 2017

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May 18, 2017 — Membranes comprised mostly of water, that self-assemble in water have now been developed by scientists. They can filter out particles based on size, and can be easily disassembled, report ... read more

Deconstructing Osmosis Provides Insight for Medical and Industrial Use

May 18, 2017 — New research into osmosis-driven behavior now provides a more granular theoretical understanding of the deterministic mechanisms, report scientists in two new papers. The first paper deconstructs the ... read more

Better Cathode Materials for Lithium-Sulphur-Batteries

May 17, 2017 — Scientists have for the first time fabricated a nanomaterial made from nanoparticles of a titanium oxide compound (Ti4O7) that is characterized by an extremely large surface area, and tested it as a ... read more

May 17, 2017 — Chemists, materials scientists and nanoengineers have created what may be the ultimate natural sunscreen. They report the development of nanoparticles that mimic the behavior of natural melanosomes, ... read more

May 16, 2017 — Materials scientists have written the recipe on how to use an oddball enzyme to build new biomaterials out of DNA. The work provides instructions for researchers the world over to build ... read more

May 16, 2017 — Scientists have developed the first flat lens for immersion microscopy. This lens, which can be designed for any liquid, may provide a cost-effective and easy-to-manufacture alternative to the ... read more

May 16, 2017 — Researchers have observed a new way of energy dissipation in graphene nano-resonators, outlines a new ... read more

First 'Nanotherapeutics' Delivered to a Tumor

May 15, 2017 — For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a way to deliver a drug to a tumor by attaching it to a blood cell. The innovation could let doctors target tumors with anticancer drugs that might ... read more

May 15, 2017 — Engineers have developed a miniature device that's sensitive enough to feel the forces generated by swimming bacteria and hear the beating of heart muscle cells. The device is a nano-sized ... read more

Self-Healing Tech Charges Up Performance for Silicon-Containing Battery Anodes

May 15, 2017 — Researchers have found a way to apply self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries to make them more reliable and last ... read more

May 12, 2017 — As computer chips become smaller, faster and more powerful, their insulating layers must also be much more robust -- currently a limiting factor for semiconductor technology. A research team says ... read more

May 12, 2017 — A research team has succeeded in precisely controlling the transition temperature of atomic-scale-thick superconductors using magnetic organic molecules. The team also identified the control ... read more

May 12, 2017 — Researchers have developed anticancer nanomaterials by simulating the volcano-induced dynamic chemistry of the deep ocean. The novel method enables making nanoclusters of zinc peroxide in an ... read more

May 11, 2017 — Chemists have tried to synthesize carbon nanobelts for more than 60 years, but none have succeeded until now. Carbon nanobelts are expected to serve as a useful template for building carbon nanotubes ... read more

May 10, 2017 — The possibility of sending and receiving holographic messages has long tantalized sci-fi fans. Although we're not there yet, scientists have now created holograms that can change from one image ... read more

May 10, 2017 — A team of researchers has developed a way to print a nanoscale imaging probe onto the tip of a glass fiber as thin as a human hair, accelerating the production of the promising new device from ... read more

May 9, 2017 — Scientists have discovered a method for making smaller, more efficient intermetallic nanoparticles for fuel cell applications, and which also use less of the expensive precious metal ... read more

May 8, 2017 — Scientists discover that 'hot' electrons can create a photovoltage about a thousand times larger than ordinary temperature differences in nanoscale gaps in gold wires. This finding opens a ... read more

Slingshot to Shoot Drugs Onto the Site of an Infection

May 8, 2017 — Chemists specializing in nanotechnology create a molecular slingshot that could shoot drugs at precise locations in the human body once triggered by specific disease ... read more

X-Ray Imaging and Computer Modeling Help Map Electric Properties of Nanomaterials

May 6, 2017 — Researchers have developed a new approach for studying piezoelectric materials using ultrafast 3-D X-ray imaging and computer modeling. Their integrated approach can help us better understand ... read more

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