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Researchers use jiggly Jell-O to make powerful new hydrogen fuel catalyst  nanowerk · 3 days
The inexpensive new material can split water just as efficiently as costly platinum. more
A young star caught forming like a planet  nanowerk · 3 days
Astronomers have captured one of the most detailed views of a young star taken to date, and revealed an unexpected companion in orbit around it. more
Graphene catalyzes the reversible formation of a C-C bond between two molecules  nanowerk · 3 days
Researchers have demonstrated that graphene deposited on a metal surface promotes an unusual chemical reaction that would hardly take place under noncatalyzed conditions. more
It's a stretch: Giving direction to blood vessels  nanowerk · 3 days
Scientists reveal the mechanical forces that influence the spatial organization of blood vessels. The findings could advance methods of growing artificial tissue for transplant. more
The feature size and functional range of molecular electronic devices  nanowerk · 3 days
Monitoring the transition from tunneling leakage current to molecular tunneling. more
A painless adhesive  nanowerk · 3 days
Pulling off a Band-Aid may soon get a lot less painful. more
A summary of electrospun nanofibers as drug delivery system  nanowerk · 3 days
Researchers demonstrate the use of electrospun polymeric nanofibers as an interesting method for drug delivery systems applications. more
Scientists design custom nanoparticles with new 'stencil' method  nanowerk · 3 days
A new technique allows scientists to build custom coats for nanoparticles in all kinds of specific shapes. more
Tangled magnetic fields power cosmic particle accelerators  nanowerk · 4 days
Scientists find a new way to explain how a black hole's plasma jets boost particles to the highest energies observed in the universe. The results could also prove useful for fusion and accelerator research... more
In search of missing worlds, Hubble finds a fast evaporating exoplanet  nanowerk · 4 days
Astronomers have used Hubble to nab a second 'very warm' Neptune (GJ 3470b) that is losing its atmosphere at a rate 100 times faster than that... more
'Implosion fabrication' allows to shrink 3D objects to the nanoscale  nanowerk · 4 days
It's not quite the Ant-Man suit, but the system produces 3-D structures one thousandth the size of the originals. more
Inexpensive 3-D-printed microfluidics device quickly tests drugs on tumor tissue  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers have 3-D printed a novel microfluidic device that simulates cancer treatments on biopsied tumor tissue - and keeps the tissue alive for days - so clinicians can... more
Modification of nitrile latex with magnetite nanoparticles to prevent glove contamination  nanowerk · 4 days
A novel method to produce black iron oxide nanoparticle slurry having a magnetite structure and homogenously disperse. It can be used as formed or mix with... more
Researchers peel off slimy biofilms like old stickers  nanowerk · 4 days
Slimy, hard-to-clean bacterial mats called biofilms cause problems ranging from medical infections to clogged drains and fouled industrial equipment. Now, researchers have found a way to cleanly and completely peel off these... more
An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew nanowire heating patches to your clothes  nanowerk · 4 days
Scientists have found a cost-effective way to make thin, durable heating patches by using intense pulses of light to fuse tiny silver... more
When heat ceases to be a mystery, spintronics becomes more real  nanowerk · 4 days
Physicists have for the first time described in detail the dynamic phenomena occurring at the interface between a ferromagnetic metal and a semiconductor. more
New discovery improves use of optical tweezers  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers have developed a method that greatly simplifies and improves the use of optical tweezers. more
Microscopic devices that control vibrations could allow smaller mobile devices  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers take step forward with phononics, for ultrasound-based information processing. more
Magic number colloidal clusters  nanowerk · 4 days
Scientists have decoded the structure and the process behind the formation of one class of such highly ordered clusters. Their findings have increased understanding of how structures are formed in clusters. more
Scientists maximize the effectiveness of platinum in fuel cells  nanowerk · 4 days
Chemists have identified a new catalyst that maximizes the effectiveness of platinum. more
Data use draining your battery? Tiny device to speed up memory while also saving power  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers have discovered a new functionality in a two-dimensional material that allows data to be stored and retrieved... more
Pushing lithium ion batteries to the next performance level  nanowerk · 4 days
Chemists have developed a new nanostructured anode material for lithium ion batteries, which extends the capacity and cycle life of the batteries. more
Studying how unconventional metals behave, with an eye on high-temperature superconductors  nanowerk · 4 days
Using laser light to trap atoms in a checkerboard-like pattern, scientists studied how resistance -- the loss of electrical current as heat -- can develop in... more
Light-guiding nanodevice could help answer fundamental questions about quantum physics  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers use light-guiding nanoscale device to measure and control position of optically trapped nanoparticle with record sensitivity. more
Helping the anti-parasitic medicine go down with nanocapsules  nanowerk · 4 days
Scientists have developed a new way to deliver anti-parasitic medicines more efficiently. more
The stiffest porous lightweight materials ever  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers have developed and fabricated material architectures that are equally strong in all three dimensions, and that are simultaneously extremely stiff. more
Barely scratching the surface: A new way to make robust membranes  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers have demonstrated a new technique's viability for membranes. more
New transport mechanism of nanomaterial through a cell membrane: membrane stretching  nanowerk · 4 days
Research shows that it is possible to control the transport of nanomaterial across a cell membrane by tuning the membrane tension. more
Scientists developed unique method to calculate transparent materials' porosity  nanowerk · 6 days
As a result, it becomes possible to retrieve characteristics of high-density objects at a new level, thereby enhancing the precision of the technologies of their creation. more
Better biomedical devices, wearable displays may result from tiny light-guiding structures  nanowerk · 6 days
Microfabrication method yields flexible light guides for an array of light-based devices. more
Chemical engineers develop new theory to build improved nanomaterials  nanowerk · 6 days
Scientists have developed a new theory to better predict how nanoclusters will behave when a given metal is introduced to their structure. more
Boron nitride and silver nanoparticles help get rid of carbon monoxide emissions  nanowerk · 6 days
Chemists have developed a new hybrid catalyst for carbon monoxide oxidation consisting of hexagonal boron nitride and silver nanoparticles. This material makes it possible... more
Carbon nanotube based electrochemical sensor for fast detection of phenol in wastewater  nanowerk · 6 days
Researchers have discovered a low cost and non-enzymatic phenol sensor that exhibits high sensitivity, good selectivity, reproducibility, and stability which has potential application in... more
Calibrating cosmic mile markers  nanowerk · 6 days
Calibrations improve our understanding of how fast the universe is expanding and the role dark energy may play in driving this process. more
Custom-made artificial mother-of-pearl  nanowerk · 6 days
Researchers developed an imitation comparable to mother-of-pearl, the physical properties of which can be specifically adjusted. more
Insights into magnetic bacteria may guide research into medical nanorobots  nanowerk · 6 days
Understanding the behaviour of the magnetic chain in magnetotactic bacteria may lay foundations for bacterial applications such as motors in biological nanorobots, which could perform minor surgical procedures,... more
Cutting and pasting with graphene  nanowerk · 6 days
Scientists have developed a method of cutting graphene into smaller fragments using a diamond knife. They can then construct nanostructures from the fragments. more
Green production of chemicals for industry  nanowerk · 6 days
Researchers have developed a new biomaterial that considerably facilitates the use of enzymes. more
Using water molecules to unlock neurons' secrets  nanowerk · 6 days
Researchers have developed a method to observe the electrical activity of neurons by analyzing the behavior of surrounding water molecules. This simple and non-invasive method, which could eliminate the need for electrodes and fluorophores,... more
Sprayable gel could help the body fight off cancer after surgery  nanowerk · 6 days
Scientists have tested the biodegradable spray gel in mice that had advanced melanoma tumors surgically removed. They found that the gel reduced the growth of the... more
Novel laser technology for microchip-size chemical sensors  nanowerk · 7 days
Frequency combs are optimally suited for chemical sensors; a revolutionary technology now produces these laser frequencies in a much easier and more robust way. more
Topological matters: Toward a new kind of transistor  nanowerk · 7 days
X-ray experiments provide first demonstration of room temperature switching in ultrathin material that could serve as a 'topological transistor'. more
Cancer cells distinguished by artificial intelligence-based system  nanowerk · 7 days
Researchers have developed a system using artificial intelligence that can automatically differentiate between different types of cancer cell. more
Using machine learning to design peptides  nanowerk · 1 week
New algorithm incorporates experimental data to find best sequences for peptides. more
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