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Tiny pollutant particles strengthen thunderstorms

05 Feb 2018 06:00:12 +0000

Scientists find that long-ignored ultrafine aerosols can make storms rainier and windier(image)



Powerful annulation fuses polyaromatics

05 Feb 2018 06:00:12 +0000

New method overcomes obstacles to making valuable electronic materials(image)



MXenes provide exceptional signal-to-noise ratios in gas sensing

05 Feb 2018 06:00:11 +0000

Metallic conductivity and reactive surface groups take credit for 2-D material’s performance(image)



Diagnosing Ebola immunity with a paper test

24 Jan 2018 19:59:53 +0000

Antibody-detecting test strips that can be read with smartphones hold promise for disease monitoring and vaccine development(image)



Robot arm carries nanoscale cargo

22 Jan 2018 06:00:16 +0000

Fast-moving DNA origami device controlled by electric field(image)



Nanosurfactants create droplet-sized reaction flasks

11 Jan 2018 18:44:00 +0000

Chemists use magnets, lasers, and electricity to manipulate droplets with nanoparticle skins(image)



Two-dimensional materials could enable low-power telecommunications

10 Jan 2018 19:03:50 +0000

Atomically thin materials can be made into a new class of electronic devices for memory cells and telecom switches(image)



Spinning yarn for a wash-and-wear energy harvester

03 Jan 2018 22:33:59 +0000

The yarn can be woven into textiles that scavenge energy from motion to charge wearable devices(image)



Atomic force microscopy and infrared spectroscopy combine to give close-up look at organic matter in shale

01 Jan 2018 06:00:19 +0000

Grains separated by mere micrometers can differ substantially in chemical composition(image)






Ironing out graphene’s wrinkles

21 Dec 2017 16:35:00 +0000

A new growth method produces graphene that’s smooth and pristine(image)



DNA origami hits the big time

14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0000

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



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)