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Nanoclusters act as antioxidants

February 13, 2015 - 11:13am
Hydrophilic carbon nanoparticles might help in the treatment of traumatic brain injury, strokes, autoimmune diseases and neuropathy.
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One nanoparticle: six imaging modalities

February 13, 2015 - 8:51am
Researchers design a nanoparticle that can be detected by six different medical imaging techniques.
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Skyrmion bubbles go gyrotropic

February 12, 2015 - 6:55am
Researchers image how magnetic skyrmions move for the first time – a result that bodes well for next-generation high-density data-storage technologies and nanodigital electronic devices.
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Nanoscientist heads CNRS Institute of Physics

February 12, 2015 - 6:24am
Alain Schuhl become new director of the Institute of Physics at the French National Centre for Scientific Research.
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Prickly structure rethinks catalyst supports

February 10, 2015 - 6:42am
A sea-urchin-shaped titania structure with an iron core provides a unique support for effective use and re-use of gold nanoparticle catalysts.
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Aramid nanofibres make good battery separators

February 6, 2015 - 3:05am
New nanomaterial suppresses dendrite growth, for safer and better solid-ion batteries.
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Solvents help print CNT devices

February 5, 2015 - 5:50am
Polymer sorting technique in different solvents can separate semiconducting from metallic carbon nanotubes.
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Silicene makes stable FET

February 4, 2015 - 12:16pm
US-Italy team makes first field-effect transistor from 2D silicon sheet.
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Smartphones look for a cure for Alzheimer’s

February 4, 2015 - 7:37am
Sony has released an app that allows researchers at Stanford University to use your smartphone’s idle processing power to perform protein-folding calculations.
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Quantum-dot TVs seed a bright future

February 3, 2015 - 9:30am
Cadmium-free quantum dot technology looks set to puncture mainstream consumerism for the first time.
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Nanoantennas go fan-shaped

February 2, 2015 - 6:34am
New nanostructure improves the sensitivity of infrared spectroscopy.
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Rare polymorph grows on graphene

February 2, 2015 - 6:08am
Organic semiconductor pentacene assumes an unusual crystal structure when grown on carbon sheet.
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Top-grade perovskite boosts solar cells

January 30, 2015 - 10:41am
A hot-casting solution-processing technique produces perovskite crystals with millimetre size grain cells.
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QDs couple to PRCs

January 30, 2015 - 5:53am
Plasmonic ring cavities could be good alternatives to the widely used “dimer” or “bowtie” nanoantenna structures as possible light emitting sources in all-optical chip circuits.
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Hedgehog particles break the rules

January 29, 2015 - 5:33am
Spiky structures dissolve in both hydrophobic and hydrophilic solvents – without being “chemically camouflaged”.
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Triggering mineralization Nature’s way

January 28, 2015 - 5:27am
In situ electron microscopy reveals the role acidic polymers play in allowing living organisms to form minerals.
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Porphyrins split water using red light

January 26, 2015 - 4:59am
Molecules could help in the development of low-cost artificial photosynthetic systems that can produce hydrogen fuel in a renewable way.
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STM sees many-body effects

January 23, 2015 - 10:20am
Researchers succeed in directly imaging how electrons interact with each other in a single molecule.
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Conducting hydrogel makes a good biosensor

January 22, 2015 - 8:50am
New and simple device can detect a wide range of human metabolites, including glucose, uric acid and cholesterol.
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Opals turn atom spectra upside down

January 20, 2015 - 10:26am
The natural simplicity of atoms as perfect resonators reveals new optical behaviour in photonic crystals.
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