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Voltage measurements of dendritic spines using a nanopipette suggest their electrical role in shaping the synaptic transmission of signals through the nervous system.
Other applications include fire shielding and heat insulation, but also wound dressings and bone fracture repair.
(with video) New carbon sheet and Silly Putty material is sensitive enough to measure pulse rates and blood pressure.
Applications include implantable biosensors that work in high-ionic-strength solutions typical of biological systems.
(with video) The devices mimic how a human hand senses touch and might be used in advanced, low-cost and customized prosthetics.
Self-assembling, random network of pores creates a wide range of colors.
A new way to make narrow plasmonic resonances in a nanomaterial and tune them across the visible range.
New technique could be used to monitor how molecular transport through neurons is modified in diseases like autism and Alzheimer’s.
New technique could test fundamental principles of quantum mechanics.
Making highly efficient solar cells by combining cheap and readily available donor semiconducting polymers with two non-fullerene acceptors in a ternary blend.
New electrode material might be useful in applications such as portable electronics devices, electric vehicles and for storing renewable energy on the grid scale.
New technique could help improve our understanding of brain development and monitor neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases.
Technique could be important for making new types of memory or logic devices.
Observation of the photoelectric effect could help researchers design improved nanomaterials.
Incorporation of monolayer InSe in stable devices for the first time introduces a new 2D material with highly competitive properties.
By modulating how vibrations of the crystal lattice travel in nanostructures, researchers could create smaller, more efficient devices.
Potential protocols for quantum communication, cryptography and information processing may be realised using defects in silicon carbide.
Areas such as catalysis, sensing, environmental clean-ups and medicine might benefit.
The technology is compatible with current speaker and audio systems.
Materials that stretch and heal themselves might be used to make advanced organic electronic films.