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Hybrid graphene biosensor breaks new record

May 19, 2014 - 1:21am
New device can detect naltrexone at levels that are up to 100 times lower than those obtained using current clinical diagnostic techniques
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Dry transfer technique improves GFETs

May 16, 2014 - 3:59am
Doing away with wet chemistry altogether makes for better graphene transistors
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Azulene breaks the rules

May 14, 2014 - 5:46am
New result could be important for organic electronics and designing new electronic materials
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A skinful of nanoparticles starts to show

May 14, 2014 - 5:22am
Measuring the nanoparticle content in a skin sample can quantitatively indicate the concentration accumulated in internal organs.
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What is the best shape for a nanoparticle?

May 12, 2014 - 3:55am
When it comes to drug delivery to tumours, cubic nanocages or nanorods might be better than nanospheres or nanodisks
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2D sheets and SERS

May 9, 2014 - 3:02am
Graphene and other two-dimensional materials enhance Raman scattering when used as substrates
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Graphene engine goes elastic

May 8, 2014 - 6:44am
Researchers have made the first ever nanoscale internal combustion device.
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Transition metal oxide switches when super-thin

May 7, 2014 - 10:03am
Metallic lanthanum nickelate becomes an insulator when it is less than a nanometre thick
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A dip in seawater energizes graphene

May 7, 2014 - 6:04am
First observations of an induced "waving potential" when graphene is dipped into an ionic solution suggests possible applications in self-powered sensors and monitors, as well as in remote ocean devices.
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Lattice mismatch opens up a bandgap in graphene

May 2, 2014 - 6:42am
An exciting new way to control and fine-tune the electronic properties of devices made from the carbon sheet?
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Moving solitons help make graphene semiconducting

May 1, 2014 - 2:07am
Applied electric field can change the stacking order in trilayer material
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Multijunction solar cells break new records

April 30, 2014 - 4:25am
Full spectrum printed devices have efficiencies of nearly 44% and module level results of 36.5%
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Multiple optical traps economize on laser power

April 29, 2014 - 8:15am
Recycling laser power using an interferometer provides single-molecule biophysicists with multiple optical traps that are stable and less energy intensive than previous approaches.
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Facet-controlled nanosheets improve Li-ion batteries

April 28, 2014 - 1:37am
Researchers have synthesized single crystalline {010}-oriented nanosheets of lithium iron phosphate
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Watching phase transitions in 2D semiconductors

April 25, 2014 - 2:49am
New observations might be important for "in-layer" assembly of electronics devices in the future
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Chalcogenide monolayers make good LEDs and lasers

April 24, 2014 - 2:57am
A whole new world of heterojunctions based on 2D semiconductors
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Nanotube-loaded monocytes treat tumours

April 23, 2014 - 2:12am
Surprising new discovery could help fight a number of diseases, such as cancer, atherosclerosis and diabetes
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Gateway opens for tuning diamond devices

April 18, 2014 - 7:12am
Solid-state gate structures bring an unprecedented level of control to the state of defect centres in diamond, which may be useful in quantum computing, sensing and applications using single photon sources.
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Photonic crystal makes watt-class laser

April 17, 2014 - 3:22am
Surface-emitting device could be used in materials processing, sensing, medicine and for making compact optical systems
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Loaded nanostars kill cancer cells

April 16, 2014 - 7:13am
Nanoparticles containing large amounts of therapeutic oligonucleotides make for better anti-tumour agents
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