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Gold nanostars enhance MRI signal

March 26, 2015 - 7:00am
DNA–gadolinium nanoconjugates make highly efficient contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging.
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“Wrinkly” graphene deforms in an unusual way

March 23, 2015 - 5:02am
Its behaviour is completely different to that of flat material.
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Gel permeation purifies double-walled carbon nanotubes

March 20, 2015 - 8:51am
New technique sorts by outer wall electronic type.
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Carbon-coated particles improve battery anode

March 20, 2015 - 5:39am
“Non-filling” porous silicon microstructures might be used to make ultrahigh performance lithium-ion electrodes.
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Light controls morphology of organic self-assemblies

March 19, 2015 - 5:05am
Technique might be useful for making solar cells.
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Nanowire-based electrode could lead to better supercapacitors

March 19, 2015 - 4:23am
Breakthrough could mean smaller and lighter energy-storage systems
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Unravelling the background in SERS

March 16, 2015 - 8:48am
New finding could help improve Surface enhanced Raman scattering for analytical applications.
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Surface structure can tailor adhesion

March 13, 2015 - 5:43am
(with audio) By making gold nanoparticles with different shapes, researchers have identified how surface atomic structures affect friction and adhesion.
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Diamond structure channels photons in their millions

March 12, 2015 - 8:07am
Bull's-eye grating in diamond membrane could help improve nanosensors, single photon sources, and quantum memories for quantum computing and networking.
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Carbon nanotubes heat up

March 12, 2015 - 6:42am
Hot spots in CNT arrays could degrade device performance.
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Fractal patterns seen on emerging cancerous cells

March 12, 2015 - 5:30am
Study could point to new ways of preventing some cancers.
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Graphene quantum dots split Cooper pairs

March 12, 2015 - 5:29am
Quantum computers could benefit from new source of entangled electrons.
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Flexible phosphorene FET is a first

March 9, 2015 - 5:54am
New device has record carrier mobilities.
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Correcting quantum errors in superconducting circuits

March 6, 2015 - 5:07am
Repetitive error detection technique could help make robust qubits for future quantum computers.
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Metal-free nanocomposite makes cheap and efficient ORR catalyst

March 5, 2015 - 3:58am
Carbon nanotubes and graphene could speed up the oxygen reduction reaction in fuel cells.
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Nanomagnetic effects find a cool application

March 2, 2015 - 11:54am
(with audio) The observation of the magnetocaloric effect in readily fabricated thin films suggests nanostructures may be exploited in refrigeration.
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Laser anneal improves graphene ink

March 2, 2015 - 8:28am
The method might be used to improve inks made from other 2D materials too.
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“Nanorattles” reduce tumour size

March 2, 2015 - 7:53am
Structures made from gold quantum dots inside a porous silica shell could be used to image and destroy cancer cells.
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Polarized light pushes graphene plasmons

February 26, 2015 - 8:51am
New result could not only be important for studying how charge carriers move in graphene but could also help build graphene-based elements for the rapidly developing field of metamaterials.
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Gold tubes sizzle cancer cells

February 25, 2015 - 5:50am
Nanostructures could photothermally destroy tumours.
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