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Graphite nanopipes are smallest ever

September 8, 2016 - 12:27am
The nanostructures could be employed in a wide range of applications, such as filtration, separation and many other technologies.

Probing nanoscale lead reservoirs to date geological events

September 7, 2016 - 5:34am
Atom probe microscopy technique could help resolve longstanding questions in the geosciences.

Making pristine graphene in a microwave oven

September 5, 2016 - 4:51am
High-quality large-area samples of the carbon sheet can be produced by simply zapping reduced graphene oxide with microwaves for a couple of seconds.

Tapping into light's hidden information to push fundamental diffraction limit

September 5, 2016 - 4:39am
Discovery could boost resolution of space telescopes.

Nanotube array transistor breaks new record

September 2, 2016 - 1:41pm
New CNT device outperforms the current density of conventional semiconductors like silicon and gallium arsenide.

Rosetta’s MIDAS analyses cometary dust particles

September 1, 2016 - 3:52am
Results could shed more light on the processes that occurred when our Solar System formed nearly five billion years ago.

pH-responsive DNA capsules release QD loads

August 29, 2016 - 7:29am
Nanostructures might be used as chemotherapeutic drug carriers to treat cancer cells.

Sodium-ion device could compete with lithium-ion batteries

August 26, 2016 - 2:27am
New battery is made from nanostructured layered sodium titanate and vanadyl phosphate.

Semisynthetic nanoreactor can follow reversible reactions

August 26, 2016 - 1:52am
New and improved nanostructure can be used to follow many aqueous chemical reactions in real time and might even help in the development of novel biotherapeutic agents.

MoS2 nanofilms disinfect dirty water using sunlight

August 24, 2016 - 9:04am
When combined with a 5 nm-thick copper film, the device can inactivate more than 99.999% of bacteria in just 20 minutes.

Nanosphere lithography makes graphene moiré metasurface

August 22, 2016 - 1:10am
The surface could be used in applications like ultrathin light modulators, biosensors, flexible optoelectronics and photodetectors.

Magnetic bacteria help treat tumours

August 22, 2016 - 12:34am
A new technique can transport drug-loaded nanoliposomes into solid cancers.

Brittle quasicrystals become ductile at the nanoscale

August 22, 2016 - 12:10am
Experiments show that "dislocation glide" dominates quasicrystal deformation.