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September 29, 2016

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September 29, 2016

Sep. 28, 2016 — Two years ago, a research team published an article explaining how they had created a material with unique and extremely interesting electronic characteristics. In this 'supercrystal', the ... read more

Sep. 23, 2016 — In the future, our health may be monitored and maintained by tiny sensors and drug dispensers, deployed within the body and made from graphene -- one of the strongest, lightest materials in the ... read more

Sharpshooting Nanoparticles Hit the Target

Sep. 22, 2016 — Multi stimuli-responsive nanocapsules selectively deliver drugs to exactly where they are needed, say researchers. The researchers created the multifunctional nanocapsules by wrapping magnetic iron ... read more

Combining the Elements Palladium, Ruthenium for Industry

Sep. 21, 2016 — For a long time, researchers have thought that combining palladium and ruthenium could lead to improved and novel properties for industrial applications. However, the two elements do not readily mix ... read more

Sep. 21, 2016 — Researchers have put metal-oxides and organic magnets together, suggesting that their work has applications for ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Flexible thermoelectric devices are especially attractive for waste heat recovery along contoured surfaces and for energy harvesting applications to power sensors, biomedical devices and wearable ... read more

Fighting Cancer With Sticky Nanoparticles

Sep. 20, 2016 — Sticky nanoparticles that deliver drugs precisely to their targets -- and then stay there -- could play a crucial role in fighting ovarian and uterine cancers, report ... read more

Sep. 20, 2016 — Light-emitting, four-armed nanocrystals could someday form the basis of an early warning system in structural materials by revealing microscopic cracks that portend failure, thanks to recent research ... read more

Diamond Proves Useful Material for Growing Graphene

Sep. 19, 2016 — A new method has been developed to grow graphene that contains relatively few impurities, and costs less to make, in a shorter time and at lower temperatures compared to the processes widely used to ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — Scientists are looking for better ways to clean contaminated concrete to reduce the impact of a U.S. transportation hub being contaminated with a chemical ... read more

Sep. 16, 2016 — A technique called plasmonic interferometry helps to detect spatial coherence in 'incoherent' ... read more

Sep. 16, 2016 — Antimicrobial cutting boards. Flame-retardant carpets. Friction-resistant bearings. Engineered surfaces add value to the things we use, providing extra layers of safety, easing their operation, ... read more

Sep. 15, 2016 — Researchers have levitated a tiny nanodiamond particle with a laser in a vacuum chamber, using the technique for the first time to detect and measure its "torsional vibration," an advance ... read more

Sep. 15, 2016 — Materials scientists have developed a new strategy for crafting one-dimensional nanorods from a wide range of precursor materials. Based on a cellulose backbone, the system relies on the growth of ... read more

Food Waste Could Store Solar, Wind Energy

Sep. 15, 2016 — Saving up excess solar and wind energy for times when the sun is down or the air is still requires a storage device. Batteries get the most attention as a promising solution although pumped ... read more

Sep. 15, 2016 — Researchers are giving new meaning to the phrase “turning rust into gold”—and making the use of gold in research settings and industrial applications far more ... read more

Drug-Loaded Synthetic Nanoparticles Can Distinguish Lung Cancer Cells from Healthy Cells

Sep. 15, 2016 — A synthetic polymer that can transport a drug into lung cancer cells without going inside of normal lung cells has now been successfully developed by scientists, a new report ... read more

Sep. 14, 2016 — Novel technology combines high-performance microfluidics for sample processing with dynamic optical tuning and switching, all on a low-cost "chip" made of a flexible silicone ... read more

Complex Materials Can Self-Organize Into Circuits, May Form Basis for Multifunction Chips

Sep. 14, 2016 — Researchers studying the behavior of nanoscale materials have uncovered remarkable behavior that could advance microprocessors beyond today’s silicon-based ... read more

Chemists Report New Insights About Properties of Matter at the Nanoscale

Sep. 14, 2016 — Nanoscience researchers have determined that a fluid that behaves similarly to water in our day-to-day lives becomes as heavy as honey when trapped in a nanocage of a porous solid, offering new ... read more

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