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Nanoparticles containing large amounts of therapeutic oligonucleotides make for better anti-tumour agents
A new and speedy technique identifies ideal bulk metallic glass alloys
New MCBJ can more accurately measure tunnelling currents from single molecules thanks to its insulator coating
Nanocrystalline catalyst could help store renewable energy more efficiently
New technique might be used to optimize hard drive writing times or help advance new MRAM device technologies
Studies of light-emitting diodes based on diffusion theory rather than simulations will for the first time allow lighting engineers to predict LED behaviour.
New all-dry viscoelastic stamping technique does not require any wet chemistry steps at all
Growing oriented graphene seeds until they join up provides a scalable route to high-quality single-crystal graphene.
Capsid proteins and DNA “origami” nanostructures could help treat diseases like cancer
“Zero self-absorption” quantum dots will make cheaper, more efficient solar cells
Nanoscale mechanisms that dissipate energy in oyster shells may help in the development of protective equiment.
New graphene-anode microbial fuel cell produces nearly 1 µW of power – enough to run ultralow power lab-on-a-chip devices
New multitasking device can sense muscle motion, store data and deliver therapeutic drugs all at the same time
Room-temperature detector is first to cover infrared spectrum
Filter could be used in cameras and thermal solar systems
Researchers can now calculate true electron mobilities in transistors
Smallest ever nanomechanical resonator consists of just four to 12 individual weakly interacting molecules
An optical sensor based on a plasmonic metamaterial nanorod array allows highly explosive hydrogen to be detected with the naked eye
New device already boasts a very high open-circuit voltage of 711 mV and a remarkable solar-to-electric power conversion efficiency of 18.8%
Applications could include flexible transistors, displays and solid-state lighting