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Laid-back approach streamlines gate production

April 27, 2015 - 6:13am
(with audio) Horizontally oriented nanowire transistors simplify multiple gate fabrication and help towards 3D networks.
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Nanoribbons get smaller

April 27, 2015 - 5:38am
Researchers in Japan have made the world’s smallest-width graphene nanoribbons ever – inside carbon nanotubes.
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Magnetic RAM makes synaptic-like junction

April 24, 2015 - 8:37am
Spin-transfer torque magnetic random-access memory could act as memristive device capable of “learning”, say French researchers.
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Physicists generate electrical currents from noise

April 24, 2015 - 7:16am
Quantum dots put voltage fluctuations to work.
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Controlling nonlinearity in metamaterials

April 23, 2015 - 4:02am
(with video) New metasurfaces could be important for making a range of nonlinear devices, including holograms, photonics crystals and circuits.
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Liquid gain makes tunable plasmon laser

April 22, 2015 - 5:05am
Nanocavity device could be used to detect weak physical and chemical processes in real time.
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Understanding charge traps in quantum dot films

April 20, 2015 - 3:47am
New work could help make improved solar cells and light-emitting diodes.
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DNA helps build new materials for controlling light

April 20, 2015 - 2:58am
Programmable bottom-up technique produces crystals of different sizes, shapes and lattice symmetries for use in a wide range of technology applications.
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Graphene oxide could make safe bioimplant material

April 16, 2015 - 7:27am
A new detailed study from researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School on the carbon nanostructure’s biocompatibility.
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Memristor could help make brain-like computer

April 16, 2015 - 5:09am
First three-terminal memristive device could be used as a memory element in integrated circuits and next-generation computers.
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Cheap carbon foam makes good battery catalyst

April 13, 2015 - 2:18am
Nanostructure works just as well as expensive platinum/metal oxide-based materials for both the oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reactions.
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Nanorobots open blood brain barrier

April 10, 2015 - 5:22am
(with audio) Canadian researchers may have developed a new way to treat brain disorders.
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Nanotherapy for heart attacks and strokes

April 9, 2015 - 7:05am
Nanoparticles loaded with a cholesterol-lowering drug reduce inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques.
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Diamond cavity boosts magnetic-field detection

April 9, 2015 - 6:55am
New sensor could be used to study the brain and heart.
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Atoms interfere in new Hong-Ou-Mandel experiment

April 8, 2015 - 5:51am
(with audio) Observations could be important for testing fundamental concepts in physics such as Bell’s inequalities and the quantum-to-classical transition.
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Crystal-handedness revealed by twisted electron beams

April 7, 2015 - 9:50am
A modified electron-microscopy technique could measure chirality of single molecules
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Nanotopography aids transdermal drug delivery

April 3, 2015 - 9:24am
Technique increases skin’s permeability to high molecular weight therapeutics.
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nanotechweb.org spring round-up

April 2, 2015 - 7:00am
(with movie) We look at the highlights on nanotechweb.org over the first three months of 2015.
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Silica nanobubble targets pancreatic tumours

April 2, 2015 - 3:02am
California researchers have developed a new treatment that makes use of not one but two chemotherapy drugs that work together in synergy.
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Bone nanocomposites marry strength and compatibility

March 31, 2015 - 6:09am
Enhancing artificial bone scaffolds with graphene-oxide flakes provides a stronger support while promoting bone regeneration.
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