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Loaded nanostars kill cancer cells

April 16, 2014 - 7:13am
Nanoparticles containing large amounts of therapeutic oligonucleotides make for better anti-tumour agents
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Blow forming makes BMGs the easy way

April 16, 2014 - 5:55am
A new and speedy technique identifies ideal bulk metallic glass alloys
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Electrode nanogap makes good biosensor

April 11, 2014 - 4:14am
New MCBJ can more accurately measure tunnelling currents from single molecules thanks to its insulator coating
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Copper nanostructure improves liquid fuel yields

April 10, 2014 - 4:48am
Nanocrystalline catalyst could help store renewable energy more efficiently
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Microwaves reverse magnetization

April 9, 2014 - 6:37am
New technique might be used to optimize hard drive writing times or help advance new MRAM device technologies
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First principles shine a light on LED design

April 9, 2014 - 5:35am
Studies of light-emitting diodes based on diffusion theory rather than simulations will for the first time allow lighting engineers to predict LED behaviour.
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2D transfers made easy

April 7, 2014 - 3:46am
New all-dry viscoelastic stamping technique does not require any wet chemistry steps at all
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Graphene synthesis: Joining the dots

April 4, 2014 - 9:34am
Growing oriented graphene seeds until they join up provides a scalable route to high-quality single-crystal graphene.
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Virus coating helps deliver drugs

April 4, 2014 - 2:58am
Capsid proteins and DNA “origami” nanostructures could help treat diseases like cancer
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Doped semiconductor nanocrystals boost solar concentrators

April 3, 2014 - 2:49am
“Zero self-absorption” quantum dots will make cheaper, more efficient solar cells
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Scientists crack oyster's secret of strength

April 2, 2014 - 8:32am
Nanoscale mechanisms that dissipate energy in oyster shells may help in the development of protective equiment.
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Saliva powers a MFC

April 1, 2014 - 4:08am
New graphene-anode microbial fuel cell produces nearly 1 µW of power – enough to run ultralow power lab-on-a-chip devices
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Skin patch monitors "movement disorders"

March 31, 2014 - 6:18am
New multitasking device can sense muscle motion, store data and deliver therapeutic drugs all at the same time
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Graphene gains thermal vision

March 31, 2014 - 5:36am
Room-temperature detector is first to cover infrared spectrum
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New material offers angular control over light

March 31, 2014 - 5:31am
Filter could be used in cameras and thermal solar systems
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Y-function technique sidesteps contact resistance

March 28, 2014 - 5:54am
Researchers can now calculate true electron mobilities in transistors
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Molecular chain makes tiniest vibrating beam

March 28, 2014 - 5:39am
Smallest ever nanomechanical resonator consists of just four to 12 individual weakly interacting molecules
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Collective strength: enhancing sensors

March 27, 2014 - 11:02am
An optical sensor based on a plasmonic metamaterial nanorod array allows highly explosive hydrogen to be detected with the naked eye
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MoOx contacts passivate silicon solar cells

March 27, 2014 - 3:44am
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%
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van der Waals crystals improve organic electronics

March 24, 2014 - 4:41am
Applications could include flexible transistors, displays and solid-state lighting
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