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The ultimate 'smell test': Device sends rotten food warning to smartphones

Nanowerk.com - 27 июня, 2018 - 15:39
Scientists report that they have developed a wireless tagging device that can send signals to smartphones warning consumers and food distributors when meat and other perishables have spoiled.

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Thermal camouflage disguises hot and cold

Nanowerk.com - 27 июня, 2018 - 14:23
A new type of camouflage makes a human hand invisible to a thermal camera.

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How to gather many merry people at a party?

Nanowerk.com - 27 июня, 2018 - 09:14
Scientists have managed to control the photon energy density inside opaque materials such as white paint.

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Research shows graphene forms electrically charged crinkles

Nanowerk.com - 27 июня, 2018 - 09:02
Researchers have discovered another peculiar and potentially useful property of graphene, one-atom-thick sheets of carbon, that could be useful in guiding nanoscale self-assembly or in analyzing DNA or other biomolecules.

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Graphene forms electrically charged crinkles

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 27 июня, 2018 - 07:30
Gently compressed stacks of graphene form sharp crinkles that carry an electric charge, which could be useful in nanoscale self-assembly and other applications.
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Sintering atomically thin materials with ceramics now possible

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 22:36
For the first time, researchers have created a nanocomposite of ceramics with a two-dimensional material that opens the door to new designs of nanocomposites with a variety of applications, such as solid-state batteries thermoelectrics, varistors, catalysts, chemical sensors and much more.

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DNA drives design principles for lighter, thinner optical displays

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 22:31
Lighter gold nanoparticles could replace thicker, heavier layered polymers used in displays? back-reflectors.

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Fluorescence imaging technique goes from micro to macro, moves closer to clinic

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 19:02
FLIM used to analyze whole mouse tumor with cellular resolution.

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Nanoscale membrane both isolates and couples living and non-living catalysts

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 18:55
Innovation paves the way for scaling up biohybrid systems to synthesize fuels, chemicals.

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Closing the gap: On the road to terahertz electronics

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 26 июня, 2018 - 18:29
Scientists have succeeded for the first time in generating ultrashort electric pulses on a chip using metal antennas only a few nanometers in size, then running the signals a few millimeters above the surface and reading them in again a controlled manner. The technology enables the development of new, powerful terahertz components.
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Shining a light on gene regulation

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 18:03
This promising method involves coating nanoparticles with gene-regulatory agents and then exposing them to a dose of laser light to unleash that material.

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New metasurface tech improves ability to reflect sound back to its source

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 17:23
Researchers have developed a device that reflects sound in the direction it came from, rather than deflecting it at an angle. The 'retroreflector' can reflect sound across an operating range of 70 degrees in either direction -- more than doubling the effective range of previous technologies.

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Electron paramagnetic resonance in modern carbon-based nanomaterials

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 17:15
Electron Paramagnetic Resonance in Modern Carbon-Based Nanomaterials, is a new book which attempts to fill the abovementioned void by compiling key contributions for researchers interested in the electron paramagnetic resonance study of the carbon-containing thin films, nanomaterials, ceramics, porous materials, etc.

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Nanocellulose-coated PET film provides low-cost, sustainable option for food packaging

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 17:07
Researchers have developed a large-scale manufacturing process that may change the way some grocery store foods are packaged.

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Research on cancer-frying nanoparticles heats up

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 16:48
Scientists have improved the performance of magnetic nanoparticles designed to roast and destroy tumors.

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Twisted meta-molecules as they really are

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 16:20
Physicists have devised a clever way to truly test the chirality of a material, eliminating the risk of false positives from other techniques.

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Nanotweezer lab-on-a-chip holds promise of early cancer diagnosis

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 14:45
Researchers used plasmonics to develop a new kind of nanotweezers that can rapidly trap and detect molecules, viruses and DNA - a device transformative for medicine that also has color printing applications.

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Asymmetric plasmonic antennas deliver femtosecond pulses for fast optoelectronics

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 11:02
Researchers have succeeded for the first time in generating ultrashort electric pulses on a chip using metal antennas only a few nanometers in size, then running the signals a few millimeters above the surface and reading them in again a controlled manner.

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Efficient, eco-friendly production of fine chemicals with single-atom catalyst

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 09:39
Chemical engineers have developed a new catalyst for forming a bond between two carbon atoms in a cost-effective and eco-friendly way.

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Engineer creates new design for ultra-thin capacitive sensors

Nanowerk.com - 26 июня, 2018 - 09:31
The thin and flexible sensor is ideal for sensing sounds because it can move with the airflow made by even the softest noises and addresses issues with accelerometers, microphones and many other similar sensors.

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