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Tiny DNA reader to advance development of anticancer drugs

8 марта, 2019 - 01:46
Researchers use tiny probes and an electrical current to locate anticancer drug molecules incorporated into single strands of DNA.
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Using laser 'tweezers', scientists grab and study tiny protein droplets

8 марта, 2019 - 01:41
New research illuminates some basic properties of these eccentric marvels of biology.
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Breakthrough could enable cheaper infrared cameras

8 марта, 2019 - 01:35
Quantum dots could make technology available for self-driving cars, consumer electronics.
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New cell-sized microrobots might make incredible journeys

8 марта, 2019 - 01:25
A million functional microscopic robots produced from a 4-inch silicon wafer in new nanofabrication process.
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New graphene-based device is first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors

8 марта, 2019 - 01:17
Device could detect disease biomarkers at the molecular level and lead to new sensor technology.
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When semiconductors stick together, materials go quantum

8 марта, 2019 - 01:10
A new study reveals how aligned layers of atomically thin semiconductors can yield an exotic new quantum material.
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Combs of light for molecules

7 марта, 2019 - 15:44
Developments and prospects in the field of atomic and molecular broadband spectroscopy with frequency combs.
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Smoothing out the wrinkles in graphene

7 марта, 2019 - 15:39
Coating graphene with wax makes for a less contaminated surface during device manufacturing.
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New optical imaging system could be deployed to find tiny tumors

7 марта, 2019 - 12:20
Near-infrared technology pinpoints fluorescent probes deep within living tissue; may be used to detect cancer earlier.
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New approach facilitates spectroscopy on individual molecules

7 марта, 2019 - 11:14
While spectroscopic measurements are normally averaged over myriad molecules, a new method provides precise information about the interaction of individual molecules with their environment.
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Two dimensional 'Lego' shows new methods for creating electronics

7 марта, 2019 - 11:08
Physicists have discovered that when two atomically thin (two-dimensional) materials like graphene are placed on top of each other like a 'Lego' tower, their properties change and a material with novel hybrid properties emerges, paving the way for design of new materials and nano devices.
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Graphene quantum dots for single electron transistors

7 марта, 2019 - 00:56
Scientists have developed a novel technology, which combines the fabrication procedures of planar and vertical heterostructures in order to assemble graphene-based single-electron transistors of excellent quality.
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Sensing disturbances in the force

7 марта, 2019 - 00:34
Researchers embark on project to build atom-defect hybrid quantum sensors.
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Healthier dairy products with bacterial films and nanofiber membranes

7 марта, 2019 - 00:30
Growing bacterial microfilms on thin sheets of nanofibers is a great way to produce a fermented milk product that can deliver hardy probiotics to the digestive tract.
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Squeezed quantum dots produce more stable light

7 марта, 2019 - 00:21
Exploiting a strain-engineering approach could provide nanoscale light sources with a nonfluctuating emission wavelength for use in sensors, quantum communication, and imaging.
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Examining 2D materials, atom by atom

7 марта, 2019 - 00:14
Engineers uncover strength, toughness of hexagonal boron nitride.
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1 + 1 does not equal 2 for graphene-like 2D materials

7 марта, 2019 - 00:06
Physicists have discovered that when two atomically thin graphene-like materials are placed on top of each other their properties change, and a material with novel hybrid properties emerges, paving the way for design of new materials and nano-devices.
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Light from an exotic crystal semiconductor could lead to better solar cells

6 марта, 2019 - 14:02
Scientists have found a new way to control light emitted by exotic crystal semiconductors, which could lead to more efficient solar cells and other advances in electronics.
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Plasmonics in the clouds

6 марта, 2019 - 09:04
Scientists have experimentally realized a plasmonic aerosol by efficiently transitioning liquid suspensions of gold nanorods into the gas phase and simultaneously measuring their optical spectra. They demonstrated that these aerosols are optically homogeneous, thermodynamically stable, with wide wavelength tunability (by controlling the aspect ratio of the nanorods) and have extremely large sensitivities to their environment. This novel plasmonic material could potentially open the door to many interesting applications ranging from geoengineering, vacuum microelectronics, molecular diagnostics, nanomedicines, nanojet printing and nonlinear optics.
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One device, many frequencies: Researchers create a unique, tiny resonator

6 марта, 2019 - 07:41
Pioneering micromechanical frequency comb responds to external signals in an entirely new way.
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