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DNA origami hits the big time

06 Dec 2017 18:29:44 +0000

New set of techniques enables the mass-production of micrometer-sized DNA structures(image)

Luminescent nanoparticles leave a glowing fingerprint

04 Dec 2017 18:09:00 +0000

New material could improve the resolution of fingerprint patterns detected at crime scenes(image)

Nanotextured glass becomes 'invisible'

06 Nov 2017 06:01:00 +0000

Etching nanoscale patterns into glass gives it antireflective properties(image)

Manganese thiophosphite joins 2-D materials club

30 Oct 2017 05:00:36 +0000

Ultrathin flakes provide opportunity to probe antiferromagnetism(image)

Zapping a ZIF improves its gas-separating properties

23 Oct 2017 05:00:47 +0000

Applying an electric field to framework material enhances its ability to sort propene from propane(image)

Engineered bacteria build microstructures on their own

16 Oct 2017 11:00:00 +0000

Microbe-built domes coated with gold nanoparticles can serve as simple pressure sensors(image)

Microneedle skin patch fights fat

08 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0000

The patch slowly and safely releases a drug that transforms white fat to brown(image)

Amines built using cobalt nanoparticles

25 Sep 2017 05:00:35 +0000

MOF-derived catalyst enables heterogeneous reductive aminations without precious metals(image)

Nanoporous gold forms ultrathin walls and large pores

25 Sep 2017 05:00:32 +0000

Synthesis method based on bulky calixarene gold clusters yields an unusual combination of structural features(image)

3-D printers make aluminum pieces without cracks

21 Sep 2017 11:01:45 +0000

Nanoparticles help print metal alloys more effectively(image)

Gold nanoparticles form mirror that can be switched on and off

18 Sep 2017 05:00:50 +0000

Metamaterial device reversibly changes its optical properties in response to voltage changes(image)