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New home for

May 18, 2018 - 3:28am
Find out more about's move to the brand-new Physics World site

Supercapacitor nano-architecture: Designing a plant-powered future

May 15, 2018 - 11:50pm
Green supercapacitors are set to be revolutionized by research that links the multidimensional morphology of electrode materials to their electrochemical performance for the first time

Acoustofluidics separates circulating tumour cells

May 14, 2018 - 3:47am
The cells specifically bind to microbeads and can thus be isolated

Super resolution microscopy gets a dose of deep learning

May 14, 2018 - 3:33am
Advcanced neural networks increase throughput for super-resolution microscopy with high temporal resolution.

Nanoporous carbon electrodes harvest blue energy

May 11, 2018 - 8:35am
They could also be the next big thing in water desalination

Nanotechnology for more sustainable farming?

May 10, 2018 - 7:14am
First systematic comparison of nano-pesticides and fertilisers with conventional equivalents

Watching plasmons break bonds in single molecules

May 9, 2018 - 3:59am
Researchers induce chemical reactions in single molecules by exciting plasmons and monitor the process in real time using scanning tunnelling microscopy

Fascinating fractals appear in graphene superlattices

May 8, 2018 - 5:10am
Applying a magnetic field to the carbon material produces recurring delocalized Bloch states

Gallenene grows on silicon

May 8, 2018 - 5:07am
Researchers successfully take on the challenge of growing gallenene on silicon using a buffer layer

Bone goes fractal

May 8, 2018 - 3:58am
New high-resolution microscopy images reveal hitherto unseen crystal structure

Remotely-controlled silicon structures could help treat disease

May 7, 2018 - 2:39am
“Electroceuticals” makes its debut

Memristor technology program wins £11 million

May 4, 2018 - 9:42am
Research collaborators at Southampton, Imperial and Manchester Universities in the UK win a program grant to develop memristor technology for broader use. Themis Prodromakis,

Functional MRI maps neural activity

May 2, 2018 - 8:05am
Bioengineered paramagnetic nanoparticle probes can detect calcium ion dynamics with magnetic resonance imaging

Wicked membranes mimic ultrastretchable spider silk

April 30, 2018 - 6:12am
Researchers produce synthetic membranes with the same capillary reservoir structure that allows extensions of 10,000% without rupture in biological threads.

Grain boundaries limit heat flow in diamond

April 30, 2018 - 5:39am
New finding will be important for designing electronic device materials that can more efficiently carry excess heat away

Synaptic nanomodules could play a role in memory

April 30, 2018 - 5:20am
New images reveal hitherto unseen structural changes in dendritic spines as they become bigger during learning

Funnelling charges to boost solar-cell efficiency

April 27, 2018 - 2:09am
The inverse charge funnelling effect pushes charges to easy collection points in few-layer hafnium disulphide flakes, thanks to strain from laser-induced oxidation