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Fixing the positions of individual molecules on the surface of a single layer of silicon atoms

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 19:02
A new way to control the positioning of individual molecules on the surface of materials that are only a single layer of atoms thick has been discovered.

Категории: Nano planet

Organic/inorganic sulfur may be key for safe rechargeable lithium batteries

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 18:48
A different type of lithium sulfur battery could be more efficient, less expensive and safer.

Категории: Nano planet

New materials may provide better ways to capture and store solar energy

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 18:39
New grants to create new materials for solar cells and new photocatalysts for storing the energy they generate.

Категории: Nano planet

Researchers create atom-thick alloys with unanticipated magnetic properties

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 18:34
Substituting atoms in the process of making two-dimensional alloys not only allows them to be customized for applications but also can make them magnetic.

Категории: Nano planet

Morphologies of porous MoS2 show good performance in hydrogenation of phenol

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 18:25
A new fabrication method offers the advantages of simple steps, convenient operation, controllable pore size, and a specific surface area.

Категории: Nano planet

Low-cost battery from waste graphite

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 18:19
Researchers have discovered promising approaches as to how we might produce batteries out of waste graphite and scrap metal.

Категории: Nano planet

The secret to improving liquid crystal's mechanical performance

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 18:13
Better lubricating properties of lamellar liquid crystals could stem from changing the mobility of their structural dislocations by adding nanoparticles.

Категории: Nano planet

The secret to improving liquid crystal's mechanical performance

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 11 октября, 2017 - 17:07
Researchers have theoretically calculated the static and dynamical properties of the Cottrell clouds, which form around edge dislocations in liquid crystals of the smectic A variety. This work could help, for example, to improve the lubricating performance of such liquid crystals.
Категории: Nano planet

Scientists develop machine-learning method to predict the behavior of molecules

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 12:45
An international, interdisciplinary research team of scientists has come up with a machine-learning method that predicts molecular behavior, a breakthrough that can aid in the development of pharmaceuticals and the design of new molecules that can be used to enhance the performance of emerging battery technologies, solar cells, and digital displays.

Категории: Nano planet

Will we be able to use zinc oxide nanoparticles as fertilizers?

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 12:38
Scientists have studied the effects of using zinc oxide nanoparticles on agriculture.

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Gold nanoprobes track blood flow in tiny vessels

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 11:06
By improving our understanding of blood flow in vivo the nanoprobes represent an opportunity to help in the early diagnosis of disease.

Категории: Nano planet

A material that gradually 'forgets'

Nanowerk.com - 11 октября, 2017 - 11:00
This new material could one day be used for advanced bio-inspired computing.

Категории: Nano planet

Solar-powered devices made of wood could help mitigate water scarcity crisis

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 11 октября, 2017 - 05:45
Energy from the sun and a block of wood smaller than an adult's hand are the only components needed to heat water to its steaming point in these purifying devices.
Категории: Nano planet

Gold 'nanoprobes' used to track blood flow in tiny vessels

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 11 октября, 2017 - 03:01
Scientists have designed gold nanoparticles, no bigger than 100 nanometers, which can be coated and used to track blood flow in the smallest blood vessels in the body.
Категории: Nano planet

Nanoengineered solar steam generation devices

Nanowerk.com - 10 октября, 2017 - 22:58
Engineers have created a new technological solution to the pressing global challenge of water scarcity by creating a suite of solar steam generation devices that are at once efficient, easily accessible, environmentally friendly, biodegradable, and extremely low cost.

Категории: Nano planet

New study is a step toward creating planes that travel at hypersonic speed

Nanowerk.com - 10 октября, 2017 - 22:48
Air travel times could be drastically reduced by boron nitride nanotubes.

Категории: Nano planet

Step toward creating planes that travel at hypersonic speed

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 10 октября, 2017 - 22:29
A recent study could lead to a drastic decrease in flight times. The study is one of the first steps toward the creation of planes able to move at hypersonic speeds, five to 10 times the speed of sound.
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Breath instead of a blood test

Nanowerk.com - 10 октября, 2017 - 19:46
Scientists have developed a method for the highly convenient, real-time monitoring of lipolysis by testing a person's exhalations during exercise.

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Machine learning translates 'hidden' information to reveal chemistry in action

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 10 октября, 2017 - 19:41
Scientists have developed a new way to capture the details of chemistry choreography as it happens. The method -- which relies on computers that have learned to recognize hidden signs of the steps -- should help them improve the performance of catalysts to drive reactions toward desired products faster.
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Forget about it: A material that mimics the brain

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 10 октября, 2017 - 19:40
Inspired by human forgetfulness -- how our brains discard unnecessary data to make room for new information -- scientists conducted a recent study that combined supercomputer simulation and X-ray characterization of a material that gradually 'forgets.' This could one day be used for advanced bio-inspired computing.
Категории: Nano planet