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August 29, 2016

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August 29, 2016

Aug. 25, 2016 — ZnO-coated high-performance bearings reduce friction by about one-third, say researchers. Playing a vital role in a newly developed small jet engine generator for emergency ... read more

Scientists Track Metabolic Pathways to Find Drug Combination for Pancreatic Cancer

Aug. 24, 2016 — Cancer researchers have long observed the value of treating patients with combinations of anti-cancer drugs that work better than single drug treatments. Now, in a new study using laboratory-grown ... read more

Aug. 23, 2016 — Silicon nanoparticles based devices would allow to transmit, reflect, or scatter incident light in a specified direction, depending on its intensity. They could be integrated into microchips that ... read more

Aug. 22, 2016 — A new map will help natural gas producers fine-tune porous materials to sequester carbon dioxide to both help the environment and reduce costs, according to ... read more

Aug. 22, 2016 — Whether severe trauma occurs on the battlefield or the highway, saving lives often comes down to stopping the bleeding as quickly as possible. Now, researchers have developed nanoparticles that ... read more

Aug. 19, 2016 — Hot on the heels of a paper revealing that a team of researchers has used a nanobead-derived superlens to break the perceived resolution barrier, the same team has achieved another world first by ... read more

Aug. 18, 2016 — A research team has demonstrated a new carbon-based molecular sieve membrane that could dramatically reduce the energy required to separate a class of hydrocarbon molecules known as alkyl ... read more

X-Ray Optics on a Chip

Aug. 18, 2016 — Waveguides are widely used for filtering, confining, guiding, coupling or splitting beams of visible light. However, creating waveguides that could do the same for X-rays has posed tremendous ... read more

Curbing the Life-Long Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury

Aug. 17, 2016 — A fall down the stairs, a car crash, a sports injury or an explosive blast can all cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). Patients often recover. But in the days or weeks following the hit, they can ... read more

Aug. 16, 2016 — Scientists have genetically modified a common soil bacteria to create electrical wires that not only conduct electricity, but are thousands of times thinner than a human ... read more

Researchers Resolve a Problem That Has Been Holding Back a Technological Revolution

Aug. 16, 2016 — Researchers have cleared that obstacle by developing a new way to purify carbon nanotubes -- the smaller, nimbler semiconductors that are expected to replace silicon within computer chips and a wide ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — Researchers have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new nanorobotic agents capable of navigating through the bloodstream to administer a drug with ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — A graduate student has devised an ingenious way to make tiny knotted and interlocked chemical structures that have been impossible for chemists to fabricate until ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — Graphene nanoribbons twist and bend like DNA or proteins in a solution and their rigidity can be tuned, making them potentially useful for biomimetic applications, according to ... read more

Aug. 12, 2016 — An international team's findings provide important clues for designing polymer solar cells approaching target for power conversion efficiency and optimized for roll-to-roll ... read more

Aug. 11, 2016 — Researchers have developed a highly stretchable touchpad that can be used to write words and play electronic ... read more

Silicon Brings More Color to Holograms

Aug. 12, 2016 — Silicon holograms harness the full visible spectrum to bring holographic projections one step closer, report scientists. A research team has now demonstrated the hologram of three flat images at ... read more

Simplified Approach to Drug Development With Upsalite

Aug. 10, 2016 — For the first time, researchers have revealed the nanostructure of the mesoporous magnesium carbonate Upsalite and pore size control was achieved without organic templates or swelling agents. By ... read more

Aug. 10, 2016 — Atomic force microscopes make the nanostructure of surfaces visible. Their probes scan the investigation material with finest measurement needles. Researchers have now succeeded in adapting these ... read more

Aug. 9, 2016 — Normally, individual molecules of genetic material repel each other. However, when space is limited DNA molecules must be packed together more tightly. This case arises in sperm, cell nuclei and the ... read more

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