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'Glue' in English ivy contains glycoprotein nanoparticles

May 30, 2016 - 5:45am
The climbing plant could inspire biomimetic adhesives for use in military, medical and cosmetic applications.

Dumbbell dimers could make miniaturized nanosensors

May 27, 2016 - 5:21am
New devices could be used to study the structure of chiral molecules and biomolecules like proteins.

Ionic additive improves OFETs

May 26, 2016 - 7:37am
Hole mobilities greatly enhanced in conjugated polymer thin films.

'Magnetic-charge ice' slides into view

May 26, 2016 - 3:01am
Frustrated material could lead to better computer memories.

Phase-change chalcogenides for neuronal computing

May 23, 2016 - 8:07am
IBM researchers are reporting on the first artificial neuron made from phase-change-based memristive devices.

Transferring trapped photons between nanocavities

May 23, 2016 - 7:41am
New on-a-chip device could be important for future optical processing systems and quantum computing applications.

AFM helps identify patients at risk for cardiovascular disease

May 19, 2016 - 1:52am
Atomic force microscopy measurements show that the interactions between a protein known as fibrinogen and erythrocytes are modified in people with chronic heart failure.

Perovskite solar cells heal in the dark

May 19, 2016 - 1:35am
New result could help in the future commercialization of these devices.

Analysing '3D graphene'

May 16, 2016 - 3:09am
Topological Dirac semimetal thin films could be used to make new electronic devices.

Collecting hot carriers in graphene superlattices

May 13, 2016 - 1:17pm
The carbon sheet could be used to make ultrafast and highly efficient photodetectors and energy-harvesting devices such as solar cells.

Photonic gyroids mimic butterfly wings

May 13, 2016 - 12:23pm
Artificial nanostructure might be used in a variety of optics technologies.

Photoactive pixels switch on and off

May 11, 2016 - 5:12am
Photocurrent spectral AFM reveals new behaviour in 2D materials.

Superconducting quantum-dot turnstile singles out electrons

May 10, 2016 - 5:24am
Device could be used for quantum-metrology applications.

Single silicon nanoparticles enhance Raman signals

May 9, 2016 - 10:17am
Magnetic dipole resonances in single silicon nanoparticles are found to provide robust all-dielectric Raman enhancements by factors of up to 140.

Meta-lenses for wearable optics

May 8, 2016 - 7:09pm
Devices can simultaneously focus and disperse light of different wavelengths with the best spectral resolution ever.

Nanotransducers see the light

May 6, 2016 - 8:11am
New nano-muscles could be used to make pumps, valves, engines and pistons.

Nanoparticles target fat

May 5, 2016 - 4:34am
Nanoparticles containing drugs that transform white adipose tissue into brown might be used to treat obesity.

Buckyball pioneer Harold Kroto dies at 76

May 3, 2016 - 11:38am
Nobel-prize-winning chemist created ball-shaped molecules to better understand interstellar clouds

DNA makes tiny thermometer

May 3, 2016 - 3:57am
Device could be used to measure temperature at the nanoscale.

Polymeric nanoparticles deliver anti-inflammatory proteins

April 29, 2016 - 1:15am
A potential new therapy for patients with high risk cardiovascular disease.