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Scientists explore the unknown behaviour of gold nanoparticles with neutrons

23 апреля, 2019 - 20:09
Scientists investigated the physical and chemical influences when gold nanoparticles interact with a model biological membrane, in order to identify the behavioural mechanisms taking place.
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Nanomechanical router is a quantum leap for physicists

23 апреля, 2019 - 16:19
Physicists have developed a nanocomponent that emits light particles carrying quantum information.
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New thirty-minute blood test to reduce sepsis deaths

23 апреля, 2019 - 15:51
A new detector using photonics to identify E. coli bacteria from a tiny drop of blood, and produce a while-you-wait diagnosis in less than thirty minutes is making a bold bid to reduce the mortality rate from sepsis by more than 70%.
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Nanocasting platinum in MOFs

23 апреля, 2019 - 15:36
Researchers demonstrate that metallic platinum structures can be effectively casted into zirconium-based MOFs by a two-step infiltration/reduction process.
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Atomic beams shoot straighter via cascading silicon peashooters

23 апреля, 2019 - 15:14
To a non-physicist, an 'atomic beam collimator' may sound like a phaser firing mystical particles. That might not be the worst metaphor to introduce a technology that researchers have now miniaturized, making it more likely to someday land in handheld devices.
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Estimating the occurrence of nanomaterials in the environment

23 апреля, 2019 - 15:04
To perform a risk assessment of nanomaterials in the environment, information on the exposure, i.e. the amounts that are present in the environment, is essential. In contrast to many other known pollutants, the concentrations of nanomaterials in environmental systems cannot be measured directly. In this situation, exposure modelling is a solution to estimate the environmental exposure with synthetic nanomaterials. In order to predict the amount of a nanomaterial in a certain environmental compartment (environmental exposure) present in a certain area, two basic types of models are required - material flow analysis and environmental behaviour modelling.
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Researchers discover perfectly imperfect twist on nanowire growth

23 апреля, 2019 - 13:25
For years, researchers have been trying to find ways to grow an optimal nanowire, using crystals with perfectly aligned layers all along the wire. A team of engineering researchers sees an advantage to natural imperfection.
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How slippery surfaces allow sticky pastes and gels to slide

23 апреля, 2019 - 11:25
Engineered surface treatment can reduce waste and improve efficiency in many processes.
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Quantum gas turns supersolid

23 апреля, 2019 - 11:13
Scientists report on the observation of supersolid behavior in dipolar quantum gases of erbium and dysprosium. In the dysprosium gas these properties are unprecedentedly long-lived. This sets the stage for future investigations into the nature of this exotic phase of matter.
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Semiconductor scientists discover effect that was thought impossible

22 апреля, 2019 - 18:16
A physical effect known as superinjection underlies modern light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and lasers. For decades this effect was believed to occur only in semiconductor heterostructures. Researchers now have found superinjection to be possible in homostructures, which are made of a single material.
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Printing self-powered sensor systems on plastic

22 апреля, 2019 - 16:52
New research demonstrates the concept of a printable and wearable self-powered sensor system for ethanol/acetone detection.
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Building a printing press for atomically thin 2D materials

22 апреля, 2019 - 15:28
Researchers are developing an automated system to synthesize entirely new materials made from stacked atomically thin two-dimensional sheets and to characterize their exotic quantum properties.
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Precision-guided nanoparticles help improve treatment of peritoneal tumors

22 апреля, 2019 - 15:02
Tests showed that precision-guided anticancer nanoparticles have improved efficacy and reduced side effects.
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Modified 'white graphene' for eco-friendly energy

22 апреля, 2019 - 14:56
Scientists found a way how to use 2D material for hydrogen energy.
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Quantum-material-based proton-irradiation-immune electronics for space travel

22 апреля, 2019 - 11:11
Proton radiation damage is an important failure mechanism for electronic devices in near-Earth orbits and deep space. The future of space exploration depends crucially on the development of new electronic technologies that are immune to space radiation, which consists primarily of protons, electrons, and cosmic rays. The penetrating energetic radiation of deep space produces negative impacts on not only biological entities but also the electronic systems of space vehicles. Researchers have now demonstrated two-dimensional charge-density-wave devices with a remarkable immunity to bombardment with protons.
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Biomimetics: Artificial receptor distinguishes between male and female hormones

22 апреля, 2019 - 09:49
Study opens the door to developing ultrasensitive analytical devices for medical and sports applications.
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Photonics: The curious case of the disappearing cylinders

22 апреля, 2019 - 09:39
Study opens a new route to achieving invisibility without using metamaterials.
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From 2D to 1D: Atomically quasi '1D' wires using a carbon nanotube template

20 апреля, 2019 - 09:31
New bulk synthesis method for nanowires of molybdenum telluride for nanoelectronics.
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Counting antigens with gold nanoparticles

19 апреля, 2019 - 11:14
Researchers propose a gold nanoparticle (GNP) probe-assisted sandwich-counting strategy in vitro that relies on a GNP probe, an antibody-functionalized chip to 'count' antigen molecules using a scanning electron microscope.
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Flies smell through a gore-tex system

19 апреля, 2019 - 10:58
New insights into the formation of surface nanostructures.
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