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Graphene sheets capture cells efficiently: New method could enable pinpoint diagnostics on individual blood cells

March 10, 2017 - 7:45am
A single cell can contain a wealth of information about the health of an individual. Now, a new method developed at MIT and National Chiao Tung University could make it possible to capture and analyze...

Applied Graphene Materials plc - Significant commercial progress in AGM’s three core sectors

March 10, 2017 - 7:45am
Ahead of the Company’s interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2017, which are expected to be announced on 11th April 2017, Applied Graphene Materials, the producer of specialty graphene m...

New research could trigger revolution in computer electronics manufacturing

March 8, 2017 - 7:45am
A pioneering new technique to produce cutting-edge, versatile microchips could revolutionize the speed, efficiency and capability of the next generation of computers.

New optical nanosensor improves brain mapping accuracy, opens way for more applications: Potassium-sensitive fluorescence-imaging method shines light on chemical activity within the brain

March 8, 2017 - 7:45am
A new optical nanosensor enabling more accurate measurement and spatiotemporal mapping of the brain also shows the way forward for design of future multimodal sensors and a broader range of applicatio...

Most Complex Nanoparticle Crystal Ever Made by Design: Possible applications include controlling light, capturing pollutants, delivering therapeutics

March 8, 2017 - 7:45am
•New crystal nanostructures are far more complex than others •Tour de force demonstration of controlling nanoparticle shape and connections •Researchers use DNA in smart way to build the complex cry...

Oxford Instruments NanoScience achieves the latest ISO9001:2015 certification

March 8, 2017 - 7:45am
Oxford instruments NanoScience, the provider of market-leading research tools, recently announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. NanoScience has been registered and certified with t...

Water-Repellent Nanotextures Found to Have Excellent Anti-Fogging Abilities: Cone-shaped nanotextures could prevent fog condensation on surfaces in humid environments, including for power generation and transportation applications

March 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Some insect bodies have evolved the abilities to repel water and oil, adhere to different surfaces, and eliminate light reflections. Scientists have been studying the physical mechanisms underlying th...

Tweaking electrolyte makes better lithium-metal batteries: A pinch of electrolyte additive gives rechargeable battery stability, longer life

March 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Scientists have found adding a pinch of something new to a battery's electrolyte gives the energy storage devices more juice per charge than today's commonly used rechargeable batteries.

Triboelectric Nanogenerators Boost Mass Spectrometry Performance

March 6, 2017 - 7:45am
Triboelectric nanogenerators convert mechanical energy harvested from the environment to electricity for powering small devices such as sensors or for recharging consumer electronics. Now, researchers...