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Acid-sensitive ligands help treat tumours

August 9, 2017 - 5:50am
A new strategy for improving drug delivery.

Nanopatterning technique records structural colour at low cost

August 8, 2017 - 1:40am
New method combining nanoimprint and optical patterning allows long-term archiving of information in an obsolescence-proof form.

Smaller is better for inertial nanosensors

August 7, 2017 - 8:04am
Flash: Decreasing the size avoids stiction, allowing greater sensitivity and reliability.

Photonic nanostructures by design

August 7, 2017 - 4:58am
Wrinkle lithography and computer-based calculations are a winning combination for making quasi-random structured surfaces.

NanoVelcro microchips for prenatal testing

August 7, 2017 - 4:48am
New non-invasive technique could be a safer alternative to amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling.

Protein-capturing nanoparticles boost immune response to cancer

August 4, 2017 - 8:05am
(with video) Coupled with radiotherapy, the new approach helps fight secondary tumours outside of the irradiated area.

New nanostructured device boosts infrared spectroscopy

August 4, 2017 - 6:01am
Flash: More efficient light trapping means greater molecular sensitivity.

Magnetic freestyle nanoswimmer could make biomedical nanobot

August 2, 2017 - 7:18am
Two-arm device can quickly propagate through viscous fluids like those found in the human body.

Designing highly reversible aluminum-ion batteries with graphene

August 1, 2017 - 5:10am
The safe alternative to lithium-ion chemistries can be cycled thousands of times, but graphene must be pure and defect-free for the best performance.

Moiré metamaterial distinguishes between safe and harmful enantiomers

July 31, 2017 - 1:44am
New chiral plasmonic nanostructure could come in useful for differentiating right- and left-handed drug molecules.

Optical lithography goes photoresist-free

July 28, 2017 - 5:21am
"DOLFIN" can directly pattern nanomaterials such as quantum dots using photoactive ligands alone.

Students learn precision measurement techniques at first NanoCamp

July 27, 2017 - 9:24am
Flash: A select group was hosted by Nanomechanics, Inc. for the week-long educational event.

Graphene bubbles measure shear forces

July 27, 2017 - 7:38am
Flash: Characterizing the stickiness of graphene and other 2D materials will help inform the design of future devices.

UK commits £246m to developing battery technology

July 27, 2017 - 7:23am
Flash: Initiative will encourage collaboration between academia and industry to commercialize promising research.

Spintronic oscillators for neuromorphic computing

July 27, 2017 - 7:06am
'Nano-neuron' can recognize audio signals.

Perovskites promise cheaper X-ray detectors

July 25, 2017 - 3:52am
New sintering technique offers a simpler way to produce large-area detectors that perform comparably to state-of-the-art cadmium telluride devices.

X-ray nanotomography reveals 3D magnetization structures

July 24, 2017 - 7:14am
Technique picks up “Bloch points”.

Nanomesh makes breathable on-skin sensor

July 24, 2017 - 7:04am
Device does not cause any inflammation or discomfort and so could be used for continuous long-term monitoring of bio-signals.

Chiral metamaterial enables scatter-free propagation

July 24, 2017 - 5:17am
Novel design enables first experimental observation of topological behaviour in a microwave metamaterial.

Tiny diamond magnetometer measures electron spin voltage

July 20, 2017 - 4:28am
New technique could help in the development of spintronics devices, such as spin transistors and spin gates.