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Flash Nano: Single-atom memory

March 10, 2017 - 2:14pm
Researchers store binary information in the magnetic spin of a holmium atom using a scanning tunnelling microscope.

Plasmonic gold nanoplatform distinguishes between Dengue and Zika

March 10, 2017 - 7:25am
The first multiplexed serological test that can quickly tell the difference between two diseases that often produce the same symptoms.

Flash Nano: Smaller graphene transistors map brain activity

March 10, 2017 - 6:57am
Graphene solution-gated field-effect transistors provide competitive alternatives to existing platinum microelectrode arrays for neural interfaces.

Bone nanosubstructure inspires crack-free steel

March 10, 2017 - 6:29am
New steel is much more resistant to fatigue and so cracks less easily when stressed.

STM senses single-molecule magnetism

March 8, 2017 - 9:05am
New scanning transmission microscopy-based technique could be used to image nanostructures and spin-labelled biomolecules.

Insects inspire water-repellent material

March 8, 2017 - 9:04am
Superhydrophobicity has been achieved by mimicking cicada wings.

Flash Nano: Intricate crystals made with DNA

March 6, 2017 - 9:50am
DNA "smart glue" helps complex crystals self-assemble.

Bioelectronics stimulates new therapeutic approaches

March 6, 2017 - 9:25am
Speakers at innoLAE2017 discuss approaches for direct neural stimulation to treat disease.

Silicon carbide colour centres for scalable quantum photonics

March 6, 2017 - 7:09am
Nanostructured material could be used in applications such as quantum computation and cryptography.

Tooth enamel toughens up

March 3, 2017 - 5:17am
(vith video) New "abiotic" nanocomposite could help in the design of damage-resistant alternatives to ceramics.

New graphene-like material could have a band gap

March 3, 2017 - 5:12am
Mixture of carbon, boron and nitrogen could find use in electronics.

Proteins and nanoparticles self-assemble ordered nanostructures

March 1, 2017 - 8:22am
Superstructures could be used in therapeutics.

Flash Nano: Electrolytic cleaning tackles CVD graphene residues

February 27, 2017 - 12:23pm
Effective PMMA residue removal promotes chemical vapour deposition as a potentially scalable approach for generating high-quality graphene.

Doped-graphene nanoribbons outclass copper as interconnects

February 27, 2017 - 3:22am
Multilayer graphene nanoribbons are better in terms of performance, reliability and energy efficiency down to 20 nm width – with room for improvement.

Graphene coats smart contact lenses

February 24, 2017 - 4:21am
Carbon sheet could help protect eyes from EM radiation and dehydration.

Mildred Dresselhaus concludes a phenomenal career in nanoscience

February 23, 2017 - 12:07pm
The much loved and highly revered researcher often dubbed the “Queen of Carbon” dies aged 86.

Magnetic particle imaging for early cancer detection

February 23, 2017 - 6:20am
Novel platform detects cancers by exploiting the abnormal "leakiness" of tumour blood vessels.

Energy-harvesting windows come into view

February 22, 2017 - 6:28am
Silicon nanocrystals are efficient materials for luminescent solar concentrators.

Flash nano: Bias affects nanowire photodetector studies

February 20, 2017 - 12:29pm
Bias dependence plays a significant role in tuning nanowire arrays for photodetectors.

Quantum dots help silicon FET see infrared light

February 20, 2017 - 9:31am
Device could be used in applications such as night vision and optical communications.