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Highly complex two-dimensional tessellation in the molecular world

11 февраля, 2019 - 11:19
Scientists have developed a method to construct highly complex molecular tessellations using a single molecular building block.

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Boosting solid state chemical reactions

11 февраля, 2019 - 08:46
Adding olefin enables efficient solvent-free cross-coupling reactions, leading to environmentally friendly syntheses of a wide range of organic materials.

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Scientists marry gas-trapping framework to light-powered nanocatalysts

9 февраля, 2019 - 01:16
Researchers describe how pseudomorphic replacement, the same chemical process that turns a tree to stone, aided their synthesis of the first metal-organic framework (MOF) around light-powered aluminum nanocatalysts.

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Nanopore research hits a nerve

9 февраля, 2019 - 01:05
New research shows that synthetic solid-state nanopores can have finely tuned transport behaviors much like the biological channels that allow a neuron to fire.

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Researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level

9 февраля, 2019 - 00:56
A recent study presents a new, combination-based way to quantify and analyze the effect of graphene at the single cell level.

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Scientists image conducting edges in a promising 2-D material

9 февраля, 2019 - 00:47
Experimental study on monolayer tungsten ditelluride could lead to more energy-efficient electronic devices.

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Turning a porous material's color on and off with acid

8 февраля, 2019 - 12:34
Stable, color-changing compound shows potential for electronics, sensors and gas storage.

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Cryo-force spectroscopy reveals the mechanical properties of DNA components

8 февраля, 2019 - 12:21
Physicists have developed a new method to examine the elasticity and binding properties of DNA molecules on a surface at extremely low temperatures. With a combination of cryo-force spectroscopy and computer simulations, they were able to show that DNA molecules behave like a chain of small coil springs.

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Sound and light trapped by disorder

8 февраля, 2019 - 12:13
Scientists have proposed a new and counterintuitive approach using disordered structures to trap light (photons) and sound (phonons) at the same place.

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Gummy-like micro robots that could help prevent disease

8 февраля, 2019 - 09:09
Researchers have developed micromachines able to mechanically stimulate cells and microtissue. These tools, which are powered by cell-sized artificial muscles, can carry out complicated manipulation tasks under physiological conditions on a microscopic scale.

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Nanoclay platform for treating osteoarthritis

7 февраля, 2019 - 23:37
Researchers have developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration using 2D mineral nanoparticles.

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Novel nanoparticle technology to identify healthcare-associated infections receives $1.5 million

7 февраля, 2019 - 23:29
Combination of novel nanomaterials with a genomics-based approach will allow for precise identification of pathogens that cause Healthcare-Associated Infections.

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Unleashing perovskites' potential for solar cells

7 февраля, 2019 - 23:23
New results show how varying the recipe could bring these materials closer to commercialization.

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First transport measurements reveal intriguing properties of germanene

7 февраля, 2019 - 21:33
Scientists have now managed to produce devices with stable germanene. The material is an insulator, and it becomes a semiconductor after moderate heating and a very good metallic conductor after stronger heating.

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Scientists develop first fabric to automatically cool or insulate depending on conditions

7 февраля, 2019 - 21:25
Researchers have created a fabric that can automatically regulate the amount of heat that passes through it depending on conditions.

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Research details sticky situations at the nanoscale

7 февраля, 2019 - 21:14
Researchers have made a discovery about the way things stick together at tiny scales that could be helpful in engineering micro- and nanoscale devices.

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Scientists develop metal-free photocatalyst to purify pathogen-rich water in minutes

7 февраля, 2019 - 19:14
Researchers have found a new way to purify pathogen-rich water with high efficiency and without using metal.

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Nanomachines are taught to fight cancer

7 февраля, 2019 - 18:55
Scientists have proposed new DNA-based nanomachines that can be used for gene therapy of cancer. This new invention can greatly contribute to making the treatment of oncological diseases more effective and selective.

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Printing solar cells and batteries on paper

7 февраля, 2019 - 15:36
Over the past ten years, paper has emerged as a focus area for researchers developing innovative techniques for printed basic electronics components. The goal of this research is to replace plastic substrates with low-cost, versatile and sustainable materials. The main advantages of investing in paper for electronics and energy storage devices are the low cost of the technology; the potentiality to recover device components and recycle the substrate as well as the active materials; and the production of environmentally harmless and biocompatible devices.

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Novel electrocatalyst outperforms platinum in alkaline hydrogen production

7 февраля, 2019 - 13:06
Ruthenium catalyst has potential applications in sustainable hydrogen production for clean energy and in industrial processes.

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