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BNNTs make “rebar” graphene

December 19, 2014 - 9:23am
Nanotubes made of boron nitride help strengthen carbon sheet.
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Instant read-out nanosensor screens drug “cocktails”

December 18, 2014 - 5:41am
New device could also help identify potential environmental hazards quickly and safely.
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Atomic BN sheets make perfect substrates

December 18, 2014 - 4:32am
Ultrathin hexagonal boron nitride improves the electronic properties of 2D materials like graphene and molybdenum disulphide thanks to its unusual dielectric screening behaviour.
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Automated software brings AFM to the masses

December 15, 2014 - 1:02pm
Park Systems introduces fully automated atomic force microscope systems that mean users don’t need technical expertise.
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Controlling the temperature of nanopore sensors

December 15, 2014 - 5:08am
Plasmonic nanostructures made from nanopores and “bulls-eye” nanoantennas might be used to detect single molecules and biomolecules, such as proteins and DNA, and analyse their properties.
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Stretchable silicon nanoribbons make artificial skin

December 12, 2014 - 4:01am
New device can sense strain, pressure, temperature and humidity, and might be used in prosthetics and in robotics applications.
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Stretchy copper patch provides pain relief

December 11, 2014 - 4:36am
Metallic-based film could be a real alternative to conventional warm gel and thermal packs for alleviating the pain caused by everyday sprains and strains, and might even help patients suffering from arthritis.
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Laser light purifies nanotube mix

December 9, 2014 - 9:15am
2500 nm wavelength IR beam separates out semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes from a mix of both semiconducting and metallic thanks to a phenomenon called thermocapillary flow.
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TMD gets p-doped

December 5, 2014 - 6:32am
Researchers have succeeded in “substitutionally” introducing niobium atoms into molybdenum disulphide for the first time.
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Nanogaps enhance IR spectroscopy

December 5, 2014 - 4:16am
Arrays of tiny buried plasmonic cavities could be used to detect biomolecules.
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RESOLFT nanoscopy goes dual-channel

December 4, 2014 - 6:30am
Improved microscopy technique does not photodamage biological samples and is also free of chromatic errors.
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Laser pulse cleans up selenium nanoparticles

December 4, 2014 - 6:09am
A new and easy way to make nanostructures free of surface contamination – ideal for use as antibacterial agents and in solar cells.
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Dye brings graphene composites closer to industry

December 2, 2014 - 8:48am
A common industrial dye provides a simple low-cost approach to producing and processing graphene composites.
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Blu-ray patterns improve solar cells

November 28, 2014 - 7:21am
Quasi-random nanostructured patterns allow devices to absorb more sunlight.
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Supersonic bullets test graphene’s strength

November 28, 2014 - 5:42am
Carbon sheet is eight to 10 times better than steel.
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SQAd nanoparticles could help speed up stroke recovery

November 27, 2014 - 4:51am
Nanoassemblies containing squalene and adenosine could help protect neurons following cerebral ischemia and spinal-cord injury.
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Protons penetrate graphene

November 27, 2014 - 3:05am
Although theory suggests graphene is impermeable to protons, recent experiments show proton conductance of a single layer may be high.
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Graphene neural electrodes deliver the best of both worlds

November 25, 2014 - 11:29am
Flexible, conductive and transparent graphene electrodes enable the study of neuron dynamics with high spatial and temporal resolution.
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Nitrogen dopes carbon sheet - even at high temperatures

November 24, 2014 - 7:37am
Processes similar to those already employed in silicon technology could be exploited in graphene-based electronics.
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CP light creates chiral nanostructures

November 21, 2014 - 6:35am
Circularly polarized light can produce right- or left-handed twisted nanoribbons.
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