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Slow-release nanofertilizer could boost crop yields

23 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

A new nanoparticle-based fertilizer delivers plant nutrients efficiently and reduces the harm of agricultural runoff(image)

Slow-release nitrogen fertilizer could increase crop yields

22 Feb 2017 13:09:00 +0000

A new nanoparticle-based fertilizer delivers plant nutrients efficiently and reduces the harm of agricultural runoff(image)

Nanoscience pioneer Millie Dresselhaus dies at 86

21 Feb 2017 18:58:00 +0000

Groundbreaking studies on carbon nanostructures earned her the title “Queen of Carbon Science”(image)

Stable colloids made with inorganic molten salts

20 Feb 2017 17:30:00 +0000

Potential applications include improved heat-transfer fluids and new inorganic thermoelectric materials(image)

Triangulene trapped

20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000

Elusive and reactive polybenzenoid molecule is made for the first time(image)

Pancreatic cancer biomarker bolsters nanoparticle-based diagnostic

08 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000

Speedy sensor detects vesicles released by tumors in tiny drops of blood(image)

World Trade Organization boosts poor countries’ ability to import generic drugs

27 Jan 2017 00:15:26 +0000

Changes aimed at nations without capacity to produce generics(image)

On-demand pain relief, triggered by light

19 Jan 2017 19:04:26 +0000

Injectable material can be repeatedly stimulated with near-infrared light to release painkillers(image)

Nanoparticles deprive tumors of their oxygen

16 Jan 2017 06:01:04 +0000

Magnesium silicide particles can react with oxygen in acidic tumor environments(image)

Nanomaterials makers must report production, safety data

13 Jan 2017 17:27:00 +0000

EPA finalizes long-awaited regulation(image)

Printing silver ink creates a spectrum of structural colors

13 Jan 2017 14:42:00 +0000

Silver nanoparticles ink-jet printed on patterned polymer sheets could be a fast, cheap way to make security stamps for authenticating documents(image)

Breathalyzer-like nanoarray sensor detects disease

30 Dec 2016 14:28:00 +0000

Researchers use carbon nanotubes, gold nanoparticles, and artificial intelligence to identify ‘breath prints’ of 17 diseases(image)

Electrides join 2-D materials club

14 Dec 2016 19:29:00 +0000

Nanosheets of ionic solids consisting of atomic planes separated by layers of electrons may find electronics applications(image)

A smart window powers itself

14 Dec 2016 14:34:00 +0000

A superthin photovoltaic cell generates enough electricity to switch a liquid-crystal window from cloudy to clear(image)

Hairy, expanding nanoparticles produce versatile coatings

09 Dec 2016 19:43:00 +0000

Particles that change size with pH could help scientists fine-tune surface coatings(image)