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Scientists create antilaser for ultracold atoms condensate

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An international team of scientists developed the world's first antilaser for nonlinear Bose-Einstein condensate of ultracold atoms. For the first time, scientists demonstrated that it is possible to...

Research brief: UMN researchers use green gold to rapidly detect and identify harmful bacteria

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Researchers from the University of Minnesota (UMN) have developed a method to screen and identify harmful or antibiotic-resistant bacteria within one hour using a portable luminometer. Traditional dia...

Particles pull last drops of oil from well water: Rice University engineers find nanoscale solution to 'produced water' problem

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Oil and water tend to separate, but they mix well enough to form stable oil-in-water emulsions in produced water from oil reservoirs to become a problem. Rice University scientists have developed a na...

How hot is Schrödinger's coffee?

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A new uncertainty relation, linking the precision with which temperature can be measured and quantum mechanics, has been discovered at the University of Exeter.

CTI Materials drives nano commercialization with it's patented surfactant free nanoparticle dispersions

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The patented technology has applications in many fields: sensors, biomedical, energy, smart textiles, flexible electronics, advanced materials, conductive and transparent conductive inks, films, coat...

Flipping the switch on supramolecular electronics

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•Partners of the European Project 'Graphene Flagship' at the University of Strasbourg and CNRS (France), together with an international team of collaborators, created new 'switches' that respond to li...

New technology can detect hundreds of proteins in a single sample: Improvement of barcoding technique offers cost-effective alternative to current technology

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New technology developed by a team of McGill University scientists shows potential to streamline the analysis of proteins, offering a quick, high volume and cost-effective tool to hospitals and resear...

Amazingly 'green' synthesis method for high-tech dyes: Dyes that are also of great interest for organic electronics have recently been prepared and crystallised at TU Wien. All that is required is just water, albeit under highly unusual conditions.

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They not only impress due to their radiant and intense colour, they also have an important technological significance: organic dyes are a class of materials with extremely special properties. From fla...

Superconductivity above 10 K discovered in a novel quasi-one-dimensional compound K2Mo3As3

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In the past century, superconductivity has been observed in thousands of substances with multifarious chemical compositions and crystal structures; however, researchers have still not found an explici...

Biomimetic micro/nanoscale fiber reinforced composites

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Over hundreds of millions of years of evolution, the magical nature has given birth to a myriad of biological materials which serve either as the skeletons of the organisms or as defensive or offensiv...

Breaking down the Wiedemann-Franz law: In a study exploring the coupling between heat and particle currents in a gas of strongly interacting atoms, physicists at ETH Zurich find puzzling behaviours

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2018 - 7:45am
From everyday experience we know that metals are good conductors for both electricity and heat -- think inductive cooking or electronic devices warming up upon intense use. That intimate link of heat...

Yale-NUS scientist and collaborators solve open theoretical problem on electron interactions

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2018 - 7:45am
Yale-NUS Associate Professor of Science (Physics) Shaffique Adam is the lead author for a recent work that describes a model for electron interaction in Dirac materials, a class of materials that incl...

Scientists squeeze nanocrystals in a liquid droplet into a solid-like state and back again: Simple chemical technique transforms crystal mixture where 2 liquids meet

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2018 - 7:45am
A team led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found a way to make a liquid-like state behave more like a solid, and then to reverse t...

Quantum chains in graphene nanoribbons: Breakthrough in nanoresearch

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2018 - 7:45am
A material that consists of atoms of a single element, but has completely different properties depend-ing on the atomic arrangement - this may sound strange, but is actually reality with graphene nano...

Kavli Lectures: New vision of nanomaterial synthesis and light-fueled space travel

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2018 - 7:45am
A new way of envisioning the synthesis of nanomaterials and the concept of using light as fuel for space travel will be the topics of a pair of Kavli Lectures at the 256th National Meeting & Expositio...

Lining Up the Surprising Behaviors of a Superconductor with One of the World's Strongest Magnets

Nanotech-Now - August 15, 2018 - 7:45am
Scientists have discovered that the electrical resistance of a copper-oxide compound depends on the magnetic field in a very unusual way—a finding that could help direct the search for materials that...

Dental plaque is no match for catalytic nanoparticles: Twice-daily rinses of FDA-approved nanoparticles broke apart oral biofilms and prevented tooth decay in a study led by Penn researchers

Nanotech-Now - August 11, 2018 - 7:45am
Combine a diet high in sugar with poor oral hygiene habits and dental cavities, or caries, will likely result. The sugar triggers the formation of an acidic biofilm, known as plaque, on the teeth, ero...

Optical fibers that can 'feel' the materials around them

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
In recent years optical fibers have served as sensors to detect changes in temperature, like a thermometer, and pressure, like an artificial nerve. This technique is particularly useful in structures...

Nanotube 'rebar' makes graphene twice as tough: Rice University scientists test material that shows promise for flexible electronics

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
Rice University researchers have found that fracture-resistant "rebar graphene" is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene.

Nanoscience and the future of healthcare kick off first day of ACS national meeting in Boston: Presidential events highlight safety, diversity and groundbreaking research

Nanotech-Now - August 9, 2018 - 7:45am
The profound impact of nanoscience and chemistry on the future of healthcare will be explored in the opening session of the American Chemical Society's (ACS') 256th National Meeting & Exposition, Aug...