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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

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Quantum computing goes beyond hydrogen and helium

13 Sep 2017 23:29:00 +0000

IBM system calculates ground states of lithium hydride and beryllium hydride

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Detecting food allergens on the go

11 Sep 2017 05:01:25 +0000

Prototype device can detect traces of peanuts, other allergens in minutes

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Seeking materials to send unbreakable codes

07 Sep 2017 15:53:00 +0000

Scientists want to develop photonic materials to bring quantum communication closer to reality

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Polymer nanoparticles mimic bacteriophages

04 Sep 2017 05:01:10 +0000

Particles could lead to therapies that fight infections while avoiding antibiotic resistance

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Coiled nanotube yarn generates electricity when stretched

04 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Scientists have developed “twistrons” that harvest electrical energy from motion

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Nanodiamonds reduce short-circuit risk in rechargeable lithium batteries

04 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Carbon crystals prevent formation of needelike dendrites during charging cycles

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Molecular motors drill holes in cells

30 Aug 2017 22:58:00 +0000

Machines that spin through cell membranes could deliver drugs and kill cancer cells

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Molecular motors drill holes in cells

30 Aug 2017 22:58:00 +0000

Máquinas que taladran las membranas celulares podrían distribuir fármacos y matar células tumorales

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Skinny nanotubes break aquaporin’s record for moving water

28 Aug 2017 05:00:26 +0000

Water molecules slide rapidly through the 0.8-nm-diameter tubes

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Viruslike nanoparticles kill drug-resistant bacteria

24 Aug 2017 17:33:00 +0000

The particles could eventually lead to safe, targeted therapies that fight infections and avoid antibiotic resistance

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Foraging for fetal cells in mothers’ blood

23 Aug 2017 13:28:56 +0000

A method for isolating fetal cells from maternal blood samples takes a step toward a less invasive prenatal test for genetic diseases

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Paperthin device produces electricity from the slowest human motions

15 Aug 2017 21:45:08 +0000

The device could someday be integrated into fabric to power electronic devices

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How to create materials that mimic Mother Nature

08 Aug 2017 20:57:00 +0000

Harvard materials chemist Joanna Aizenberg says there’s been an evolution to her approach

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Frozen fish embryos warm up better with nanorods

08 Aug 2017 16:36:00 +0000

New technique uses gold nanoparticles to improve viability of frozen zebrafish embryos

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Nanocrystals surprise with superlattice formation

07 Aug 2017 05:00:22 +0000

Materials have applications in magnetics, electronics, and catalysis

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Self-driving vesicles penetrate blood-brain barrier

04 Aug 2017 12:32:22 +0000

Potential drug carriers follow glucose gradients in mice

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Permeable polymer is choosy about what gases it passes

03 Aug 2017 17:03:00 +0000

Advance may broaden application of low-cost polymer membranes for gas separation

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Photolithography method creates complex patterns using inorganic nanocrystals as colorful inks

31 Jul 2017 05:00:18 +0000

Procedure leads to patterned thin films of metals, semiconductors, and oxides without the need for organic photoresists

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Gold nanomesh creates a breathable electronic skin

24 Jul 2017 09:00:00 +0000

Mesh design allows airflow through skintight, stretchable gold electronics

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Gold nanomesh creates a breathable electronic skin

24 Jul 2017 09:00:00 +0000

Un diseño reticular permite el paso del aire a través de una capa electrónica ajustada a la piel y elástica

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Polymer ‘pulleys’ could boost Li-ion battery performance

20 Jul 2017 18:56:00 +0000

Mechanical polymers prevent silicon anode disintegration

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Antioxidant nanoparticles could treat sepsis

17 Jul 2017 05:00:28 +0000

Ceria-zirconia nanoparticles combat reactive oxygen species and reduce inflammation

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Lithium-sulfur batteries benefit from MoS2 encapsulation

17 Jul 2017 05:00:26 +0000

Coating sulfur particles with thin flakes of the dichalcogenide provides physical and chemical protection, leading to durable batteries

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Plants inspire exceptionally strong and elastic graphene aerogels

07 Jul 2017 22:01:00 +0000

The new superlight, conductive materials could make better flexible electronics

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