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Ultrasensitive pressure sensor based on an air-bubbled ultralight graphene block

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers demonstrate an ultrasensitive pressure sensor based on a fully air-bubbled ultralight graphene block, using a simple sparkling approach toward large-scale production.

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Spreading and wicking of water droplets on nanostructured surfaces

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Scientists perform observation experiment with optical direct measurement to investigate droplet spreading and capillary wicking on nanostructured surfaces fabricated by the hydrothermal synthesis method with various nanowire array types and nanowire sizes.

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Shape memory composites for 3D-printed photoresponsive devices

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers have fabricated 3D printed photoresponsive shape memory devices through combining fused deposition modeling (FDM) printing technology and photoresponsive shape memory composites based on polyurethane and carbon black.

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Understanding the physical factors affecting size uniformity in ordered GaAs arrays grown on silicon

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
New work provides a detailed study of the initial stages of growth of ordered GaAs nanowires on silicon.

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Innovative computational approach to overcome combinatorial bottleneck in material science

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Scientists present a powerful and efficient computational structure search algorithm that allows to employ fully converged first-principles calculations throughout.

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Mussel-inspired property of dopamin introduced to nanoparticles for tumor targetting

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
A group of researchers has synthesized an amphiphilic hyaluronic acid-ceramide-dopamine (HACE-d) conjugate and introduced the mussel-inspired properties of dopamine into the nanoparticles for tumor-specific delivery of phloretin and in vivo visualization of cancer.

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Researchers verify the developmental toxicity of graphene oxide at trace concentrations

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
A new report work verifies the developmental toxicity of graphene oxide at trace concentrations and illustrates for the first time the specific molecular mechanisms thereof.

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Self-assembled quantum dot drives a plasmonic nanocircuit

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers demonstrated a simple model quantum plasmonic nanocircuit with a narrow-band self-assembled GaAs quantum dot as a source for single plasmon excitation.

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Targeting neurons with nanoparticles

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
A research team has elucidated the mechanisms through which nanoparticles modulate bioelectric activity from single neuron to neuronal networks.

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From 1D polymers to 2D polymers

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Scientists report a facile, highly efficient, and versatile strategy for preparation of free-standing single-monomer-thick 2D polymers in water without any aid.

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Novel nanocellulose hydrogel suitable for 3D printing

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers have developed a nanocellulose-alginate hydrogel suitable for 3D printing. The composition of the hydrogel was optimized based on material characterization methods and 3D printing experiments.

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Nanostructured microfluidics platform detects infectious pathogens

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers report a new zinc oxide nanorods integrated microchip that captures avian influenza virus on immunologically functionalized ZnO nanorod surface and detect viruses by multiplexed sandwich immunoassay.

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Highly sensitive nanofiber-embedded touchscreens

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers have demonstrated the fabrication of transparent and flexible cellulose nanofiber films with high k values by incorporating ultralong metal nanofibers.

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Gold nanocone array for regulating neuronal behavior

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers report the enhanced neurite outgrowth of rat primary cortical neurons on the periodic gold nanocone arrays created on the soft and flexible Teflon films.

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Guiding brain tumor surgery with nanoprobes

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers have developed two pH-responsive nanoprobes to guide brain-tumor surgery via the magnetic resonance (MR) and surface-enhanced resonance Raman spectroscopy (SERRS) signals activated upon their self-assembly in acidic tumor extracellular fluid.

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Making functional nanoparticle assemblies through programmable stacking

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Inspired by suprabiomolecular assembly governed by stacking interactions, researchers have developed a versatile strategy to assemble nanoparticles of diverse sizes and compositions into nanoparticle pillars with tailorable internal nanoparticle configurations.

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Gold nanoclusters possess surprisingly high wide-spectrum antimicrobial activity

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers have demonstrated that it is possible to confer antimicrobial activity to gold nanoparticles, which have long been considered as inert, by way of controlling their sizes to the nanocluster range.

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California court revokes US EPA approval of nanosilver product

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
A federal appeals court in California has revoked the Environmental Protection Agency's conditional approval of a nanosilver product used in a wide range of consumer products.

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Synthetic nano-bio architecture for nanocatalytic photon-to-hydrogen conversion

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers demonstrate that a minimalistic cell-free strategy for production of artificial transmembrane protein complexes can be employed as a chassis for the construction of functional bionanoarchitectures capable of catalyzing photon-energy-to-hydrogen transformation.

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Piezoelectric nanogenerators for self-powered flexible sensors

Nanowerk.com - 11 июля, 2017 - 21:05
Researchers have demonstrated a high performance flexible piezoelectric nanogenerator based on a piezoelectrically enhanced nanocomposite micropillar array of BaTiO3 nanoparticles embedded into a highly crystalline polymer for efficient energy harvesting and highly sensitive self-powered sensing.

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