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Charge instability detected across all types of copper-based superconductors: Findings may help researchers synthesize materials that can superconduct at room temperature

January 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Superconductors made of copper-oxide ceramics called cuprates are capable of conducting electricity without resistance at record-high temperatures--but still only at about one-third of room temperatur...
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Phenomenon that fights with superconductivity universal across both flavors of cuprates

January 18, 2015 - 7:45am
Researchers have spotted charge ordering - a phenomenon that interferes with superconductivity - in electron-doped copper-oxide crystals for the first time. The discovery is a critical step towards ac...
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Extra-short nanowires best for brain

January 18, 2015 - 7:45am
If in the future electrodes are inserted into the human brain - either for research purposes or to treat diseases - it may be appropriate to give them a 'coat' of nanowires that could make them less i...
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Rice-sized laser, powered one electron at a time, bodes well for quantum computing

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Princeton University researchers have built a rice grain-sized laser powered by single electrons tunneling through artificial atoms known as quantum dots. The tiny microwave laser, or "maser," is a de...
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Shining a light on quantum dots measurement

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Due to their nanoscale dimensions and sensitivity to light, quantum dots are being used for a number of bioimaging applications including in vivo imaging of tumor cells, detection of biomolecules, and...
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Rice's Naomi Halas to direct Smalley Institute: Optics pioneer will lead Rice's multidisciplinary science institute

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Rice University today named nanotechnology pioneer Naomi Halas director of the Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology. Halas, one of Rice's most cited and renowned researche...
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Perovskites provide big boost to silicon solar cells, Stanford study finds

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Stacking perovskites onto a conventional silicon solar cell dramatically improves the overall efficiency of the cell, according to a new study led by Stanford University scientists.
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Liquids and glasses relax, too. But not like you thought

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
A new insight into the fundamental mechanics of the movement of molecules recently published* by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) offers a surprising view of wh...
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Gold nanoparticles show promise for early detection of heart attacks: NYU School of Engineering Professors collaborate with researchers from Peking University on a new test strip

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering professors have been collaborating with researchers from Peking University on a new test strip that is demonstrating great potential for the early detection of ce...
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Iranian Scientists Measure Blood Sugar through Patient's Expiration

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tehran succeeded in the production of a sensor that finds the amount of blood sugar of diabetic patients by measuring acetone concentration in their expiration. ...
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Titania Nanocoating Helps Surface Modification of Artificial Bones

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers from University of Tehran in association with their counterparts from University of Malaya, Malaysia, studied the modification of properties of human body implants by using titania...
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Nanotechnology in Energy Applications Market Research Report 2014-2018: Radiant Insights, Inc

January 16, 2015 - 7:45am
RadiantInsights.com include new market research report "Nanotechnology in Energy Applications Market Research Report 2014-2018: Radiant Insights, Inc" to its huge collection of research reports.
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Biosenta Inc. Announces a New Disinfectant, Called "True"

January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Biosenta Inc. (Biosenta) (CSE:ZRO) is pleased to provide an update of both the continuing laboratory testing of its new retail disinfectant, to be called "True", and the regulatory approval process in...
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Tumor micro-environment is a rough neighborhood for nanoparticle cancer drugs: Researchers look at area around tumors to help personalize treatment for triple-negative breast cancer

January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Nanoparticle drugs--tiny containers packed with medicine and with the potential to be shipped straight to tumors--were thought to be a possible silver bullet against cancer. However new cancer drugs b...
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Materials - Efficient catalysts...

January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Reduction of pollution from vehicles and power plants relies, in large part, on how effectively catalysts can oxidize nitric oxide (NO).
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Materials - Next-generation insulation ...

January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
A composite foam insulation panel being developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and partners could reduce wall-generated heating and cooling loads in buildings by 38 to 50 percent, potentially savi...
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Nano - "Green" metal oxides ...

January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Water and nano-sized particles isolated from trees, plants and algae are the ingredients of a new recipe for low-cost metal oxides that are widely used in displays, smart windows, magnetic memories an...
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Zinc oxide materials tapped for tiny energy harvesting devices: New research helps pave the way toward highly energy-efficient zinc oxide-based micro energy harvesting devices with applications in portable communications, healthcare and environmental moni

January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
Today, we're surrounded by a variety of electronic devices that are moving increasingly closer to us - we can attach and wear them, or even implant electronics inside our bodies.
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Photonic crystal nanolaser biosensor simplifies DNA detection: New device offers a simpler and potentially less expensive way to detect DNA and other biomolecules through changes in surface charge density or solution pH

January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
A simple method to sense DNA, as well as potential biomarker proteins of cancer or other diseases such as Alzheimer's, may soon be within reach - thanks to the work of a team of Yokohama National Univ...
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Researchers from MIPT predict properties of surface

January 14, 2015 - 7:45am
An article in Physical Review Letters, which was written by a group of researchers led by Qinggao Wang from MIPT's Laboratory of Computer Design of New Materials, investigates the surface of titanium...
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