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Touchy nanotubes work better when clean

Nanowerk.com - 4 января, 2018 - 22:16
Decontaminating nanotubes can simplify nanoscale devices.

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Optical efficiency in nanophotonic devices

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 4 января, 2018 - 21:16
Nanophotonic devices have direct applications for use in ultra-high resolution microscopes, solar energy harvesting, optical computing and targeted medical therapies.
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Macrophage nanosponges could keep sepsis in check

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 4 января, 2018 - 20:02
Researchers have developed macrophage 'nanosponges' -- nanoparticles cloaked in the cell membranes of macrophages -- that can safely remove sepsis-causing molecules from the bloodstream. In lab tests, these macrophage nanosponges improved survival rates in mice with sepsis.
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Simple spectroscopic technique to study polymer behaviour at interfaces

Nanotechweb.org - 4 января, 2018 - 16:12
New results could benefit scientists working on developing colloidal formulations with an improved shelf life, lubricants, drug-delivery systems and anti-bacterial surfaces.
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Unlocking the secrets of nanoscale 3D printing

Nanowerk.com - 4 января, 2018 - 14:18
Researchers have discovered novel ways to extend the capabilities of two-photon lithography, a high-resolution 3D printing technique capable of producing nanoscale features smaller than one-hundredth the width of a human hair.

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Leaving flatland - quantum Hall physics in 4D

Nanowerk.com - 4 января, 2018 - 11:20
Scientists implement a dynamical version of the 4D quantum Hall effect with ultracold atoms in an optical superlattice potential.

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Graphene 'tattoo' sensor enables measurements of water use in crops

Nanowerk.com - 4 января, 2018 - 11:00
Researchers have developed a 'plant tattoo sensor' to take real-time, direct measurements of water use in crops.

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Macrophage nanosponges could keep sepsis in check

Nanowerk.com - 4 января, 2018 - 10:52
A team of researchers has developed macrophage 'nanosponges', which are nanoparticles cloaked in the cell membranes of macrophages, that can safely absorb and remove molecules from the bloodstream that are known to trigger sepsis.

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Physicists build muscle for shape-changing, cell-sized robots

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 4 января, 2018 - 00:01
Robotics experts have made a robot exoskeleton that can rapidly change its shape upon sensing chemical or thermal changes in its environment. And, they claim, these microscale machines -- equipped with electronic, photonic and chemical payloads -- could become a powerful platform for robotics at the size scale of biological microorganisms.
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Laser evaporation technology to create new solar materials

Nanowerk.com - 3 января, 2018 - 19:21
Delicate hybrid organic-inorganic crystals open new possibilities for light-based technologies.

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Carbon nanotubes devices may have a limit to how 'nano' they can be

Nanowerk.com - 3 января, 2018 - 19:13
Carbon nanotubes bound for electronics not only need to be as clean as possible to maximize their utility in next-generation nanoscale devices, but contact effects may limit how small a nano device can be.

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The making of biorelevant nanomaterials

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 3 января, 2018 - 18:11
The interactions of biological macromolecules such as nucleic acids, proteins, and polysaccharide-protein conjugates can be mimicked by artificial polyelectrolytes. Such synthetic polyionic complexes are expected to serve as novel platforms to stabilize and deliver drugs, proteins, or nucleic acids. Investigators have now introduced a versatile, commercially applicable preparation strategy of such nanomaterials with tunable morphology. The preparation of libraries of these low-dimensional biorelevant nanostructures can be envisaged.
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Laser evaporation technology to create new solar materials

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 3 января, 2018 - 18:11
Researchers use lasers to blast solutions containing delicate organic compounds to grow new types of crystals for solar cells, light-emitting diodes and photodetectors.
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Carbon nanotubes devices may have a limit to how 'nano' they can be

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 3 января, 2018 - 18:11
Carbon nanotubes bound for electronics not only need to be as clean as possible to maximize their utility in next-generation nanoscale devices, but contact effects may limit how small a nano device can be, according to researchers.
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The making of biorelevant nanomaterials

Nanowerk.com - 3 января, 2018 - 13:34
A combined strategy of polymerization and electrostatic self-assembly to synthesize low-dimensional polyion complex nanomaterials with various morphologies.

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Physicists take first step toward cell-sized robots (w/video)

Nanowerk.com - 3 января, 2018 - 13:28
An electricity-conducting, environment-sensing, shape-changing machine the size of a human cell? Is that even possible?

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Nature's smallest rainbows, created by peacock spiders, may inspire new optical technology

Nanowerk.com - 2 января, 2018 - 23:12
Implications of this finding can apply to a wide array of fields ranging from life sciences and biotechnologies to material sciences and engineering.

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Novel nanomedicine inhibits progression of pancreatic cancer in mice

Nanowerk.com - 2 января, 2018 - 20:24
Survival rates in pancreatic cancer linked to inverse correlation between specific oncogene and tumor suppressant.

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Silver nanoparticles take spectroscopy to new dimension

Nanowerk.com - 2 января, 2018 - 20:20
A new way of organizing nanostructures has boosted Raman signals by a hundred thousand times to better identify and characterize different molecules.

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Tweaking quantum dots powers-up double-pane solar windows

Nanowerk.com - 2 января, 2018 - 20:15
Engineered quantum dots could bring down the cost of solar electricity.

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