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April 27, 2017

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April 27, 2017

Self-Assembled Nanostructures Can Be Selectively Controlled

Apr. 24, 2017 — DNA self-assembly allows the unprecedented control of the optical properties of plasmonic metamolecules, report ... read more

Apr. 21, 2017 — Reflecting the structure of composites found in nature and the ancient world, researchers have synthesized thin carbon nanotube (CNT) textiles that exhibit both high electrical conductivity and a ... read more

Apr. 21, 2017 — Research has demonstrated a scalable and reliable fabrication process of a large scale hyperlens device based on direct pattern transfer techniques. The research team's new cost-effective ... read more

Apr. 21, 2017 — A new technology has been designed that is 20 times faster than the existing biosensors using micromagnetic pattern of spider web. The technology can be used for early diagnosis and recurrence ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — A technique that revolutionized scientists' ability to manipulate and study minuscule materials, may have dramatic unintended consequences -- altering their structural identity, new research ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — Scientists have created more flexible neural electrodes that minimize tissue damage and still transmit clear brain ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The way that nanoparticles behave in the environment is extremely complex. There is currently a lack of systematic experimental data to help understand them comprehensively, as environmental ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — Using pressure instead of chemicals, nanoparticles have been fabricated into nanowire arrays similar to those that underlie touch-screens for phones, computers, TVs, and sensors. The pressure process ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Scientists have unlocked an important mechanism that allows chemotherapy-carrying nanoparticles—extremely small objects between 1 and 100 nanometers (a billionth of a meter)—to directly access ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Researchers have developed a way to make extremely high-resolution images of tissue samples, at a fraction of the cost of other techniques with similar resolution. Known as iterative expansion ... read more

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells to Fight Cancer

Apr. 17, 2017 — A new study describes new method to transform immune cells, while inside the body, into leukemia-fighting ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Engineers have invented a method to control light propagating in confined pathways, or waveguides, with high efficiency by using nano-antennas. They built photonic integrated devices that had ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — Microscopic probes simplify the process of measuring electrical activity in the cells of small living animals. The technique could revolutionize data-gathering for disease characterization and drug ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — A novel technology that embeds highly conductive nanostructure into semi-conductor nanofiber has now been developed by researchers. The novel composite so produced has superb charge conductivity, and ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — An eco-friendly method to synthesize DNA-copper nanoflowers with high load efficiencies, low cytotoxicity, and strong resistance against nucleases has been developed by ... read more

Shedding Light on the Absorption of Light by Titanium Dioxide

Apr. 13, 2017 — Scientists have uncovered the hidden properties of titanium dioxide, one of the most promising materials for light-conversion ... read more

Nanotubes That Build Themselves

Apr. 13, 2017 — Researchers have succeeded in producing nanotubes from a single building block using so-called molecular self-recognition. The tube can also change shape depending on the surrounding environment. The ... read more

Apr. 12, 2017 — New findings show some phosphate-based battery materials can change from crystalline to glassy while in use, possibly opening new avenues for design of ... read more

Apr. 12, 2017 — Despite the many advances in portable electronic devices, one thing remains constant: the need to plug them into a wall socket to recharge. Now researchers have developed a light-weight, paper-based ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — Engineers have developed nanowires that can record the electrical activity of neurons in fine detail. The new nanowire technology could one day serve as a platform to screen drugs for neurological ... read more

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