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Scientists create atomically thin boron: Synthesis of borophene expands family of 2-dimensional materials beyond graphene

December 21, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, Northwestern University and Stony Brook University has, for the first time, created a two-dimensional sheet...

A step towards quantum electronics

December 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Work of physicists at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), in which they connected two materials with unusual quantum-me...

Aromatics Detection Made Easy by New Sensor Produced by Using MOFs

December 21, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University succeeded in the laboratorial production of Metal Organic Framework (MOF) nanostructures that can be used as sensor to detect environmental aromati...

Quick Detection of hCG Hormone by Biosensors in Iran

December 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers used nanoparticles to design a highly accurate and high speed biosensor to detect hCG hormone.

Scientists blueprint tiny cellular 'nanomachine'

December 19, 2015 - 7:45am
Scientists have drawn up molecular blueprints of a tiny cellular 'nanomachine', whose evolution is an extraordinary feat of nature, by using one of the brightest X-ray sources on Earth.

Lifeboat Foundation launches 3 books

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Lifeboat Foundation launches 3 books .

Transparent metal films for smart phone, tablet and TV displays

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
-- A new material that is both highly transparent and electrically conductive could make large screen displays, smart windows and even touch screens and solar cells more affordable and efficient, acco...

Faster, finer filtration: The right blend of polymers enables rapid and molecule-selective filtering of tiny particles from water

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
A method of fabricating polymer membranes with nanometer-scale holes that overcomes some practical challenges has been demonstrated by KAUST researchers.

Nanoparticles Improve Thermal, Flame Resistance of Cellulose Polymer Simultaneously

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Kashan University succeeded in the production of laboratorial samples of a type of polymer that has high resistance to heat and flame concurrently.

Step towards Production of Low-Cost, Highly Efficient Solar Cells

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Increasing the efficiency of solar cells has always been a serious concern in novel energy production industries and researchers try to optimize the processes to produce new devices to boost the prod...

New industrial possibilities for nanoporous thin films

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are a new type of materials with nanoscale pores. Bioscience engineers from KU Leuven, Belgium, have developed an alternative method that produces these materials in th...

Doped organic semiconductors explored

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Current semiconductor technology is based on silicon, an inorganic semiconductor material in which impurity atoms are introduced or doped for use in electronic components to increase conductivity and...

Nanoscale one-way-street for light: An optical device at nanoscale which allows light to pass in only one direction has been developed at TU Wien (Vienna). It consists of alkali atoms which are coupled to ultrathin glass fibres

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
If light is able to propagate from left to right, the opposite direction is usually allowed as well. A beam of light can normally be sent back to its point of origin, just by reflecting it on a mirror...

Spintronics, low-energy electricity take a step closer: A new class of topological insulators discovered

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Topological insulators are materials that let electric current flow across their surface while keeping it from passing it through their bulk. This exotic property makes topological insulators very pro...

How nanoparticles give electrons away: FAU researchers gain new insights into the electrical charge of platinum particles

December 17, 2015 - 7:45am
Whether it is in catalytic processes in the chemical industry, environmental catalysis, new types of solar cells or new electronic components, nanoparticles are everywhere in modern production and env...

New ceramic firefighting foam becomes stronger when temperature increases

December 15, 2015 - 7:45am
A team of chemists from ITMO University, in collaboration with research company SOPOT, has developed a novel type of firefighting foam based on inorganic silica nanoparticles. The new foam beats exist...

Brain cell death is a possible trigger of multiple sclerosis: New study in mice finds the death of a specific class of brain cells triggers an MS-like immune response, which can be prevented by nanoparticle therapy

December 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Multiple sclerosis (MS) may be triggered by the death of brain cells that make myelin, the insulation around nerve fibers, according to research on a novel mouse model developed by scientists from the...

Microscope creates near-real-time videos of nanoscale processes: Instrument scans images 2,000 times faster than commercial models

December 15, 2015 - 7:45am
State-of-the-art atomic force microscopes (AFMs) are designed to capture images of structures as small as a fraction of a nanometer -- a million times smaller than the width of a human hair. In recent...

Biodegradable Nanoparticles Applied to Produce Nanocomposite Films

December 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Yasouj University used a simple and quick method to produce bio-nanocomposites with high strength.

Biosensor Produced in Iran to Diagnose Agents Harmful to DNA

December 15, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from Isfahan University of Technology produced a nanobiosensor to study the effects of various elements on DNA degradation and the methods to prevent it.