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Wireless stick-on sensors pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin

17 августа, 2019 - 08:38
Engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing. It's all part of a system called BodyNet.
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A heat shield just 10 atoms thick to protect electronic devices

17 августа, 2019 - 08:30
Atomically thin heat shields could be up to 50,000 times thinner than current insulating materials in cell phones and laptops.
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Wearable sensors detect what's in your sweat

17 августа, 2019 - 08:23
New easy-to-make sensors can provide real-time measurements of sweat rate and electrolytes and metabolites in perspiration.
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Nylon as a building block for transparent electronic devices?

17 августа, 2019 - 08:17
Scientists have solved a four decade long challenge of producing very thin nylon films that can be used for instance in electronic memory components. The thin nylon films are several 100 times thinner than human hair and could thus be attractive for applications in bendable electronic devices or for electronics in clothing.
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A novel cellular process to engulf nano-sized materials

16 августа, 2019 - 19:05
Researchers discovered a cellular process that allows nanomaterial entry into cells.
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Risk assessment at nanoscale level: A closer look at the mimotope variation analysis

16 августа, 2019 - 15:52
The PANBioRA is developing a modular system for a comprehensive risk assessment of biomaterials. The instrument will be able to compare different biomaterials and help doctors to choose the best suited material for a patient before implantation.
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Fluorescent carbon dots could make cancer treatment safer and more effective

16 августа, 2019 - 15:44
Researchers develop new technique with carbon nanoparticles to make photodynamic therapy safer, cheaper and more effective.
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uSEE breakthrough unlocks the nanoscale world on standard biology lab equipment

16 августа, 2019 - 13:44
Standard optical microscopes can image cells and bacteria but not their nanoscale features which are blurred by a physical effect called diffraction. Now, researchers report a simple way to bypass diffraction limitations using standard optical imaging tools.
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How synthetic cells are fighting infectious bacteria

16 августа, 2019 - 13:32
Study reveals key ingredients for the design of artificial cells to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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Optofluidic chip with nanopore 'smart gate' developed for single molecule analysis

16 августа, 2019 - 13:19
Programmable device enables on-demand delivery of individual biomolecules with feedback-controlled gating for high-throughput analysis.
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A new way to hoard resources in nano-sized factories targeted for biotechnology

15 августа, 2019 - 16:31
Scientists have created a synthetic nano-sized factory, based on natural ones found in bacteria. This research could someday lead to new medical, industrial or bioenergy applications.
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Stronger graphene oxide 'paper' made with weaker units

15 августа, 2019 - 11:17
Counterintuitive discovery is likely applicable to other 2D materials.
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Solving the big problem of measuring tiny nanoparticles

15 августа, 2019 - 09:51
Researchers have concluded that measuring the range of sizes in nanoparticles - instead of just the average particle size - is optimal for most applications.
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Nanoscale 'glass' bottles could enable targeted drug delivery

15 августа, 2019 - 08:34
Tiny silica bottles filled with medicine and a special temperature-sensitive material could be used for drug delivery to kill malignant cells only in certain parts of the body.
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Nanocapsule reaches cancer that has spread to central nervous system in mice

15 августа, 2019 - 08:27
Cancer that has spread to the central nervous system is notoriously difficult to treat. Now, researchers have developed a drug delivery system that breaks through the blood-brain barrier in order to reach and treat cancer that has spread to the central nervous system.
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Thinnest optical waveguide channels light within just three layers of atoms

14 августа, 2019 - 19:54
The work is a proof of concept for scaling down optical devices to sizes that are orders of magnitude smaller than today's devices. It could lead to the development of higher density, higher capacity photonic chips.
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Researchers use new tools of data science to capture single molecules in action

14 августа, 2019 - 19:47
New work leverages new tools from data science in order to make every photon detected count and refine our picture of molecular motion.
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Nanoparticle therapy targets lymph node metastases

14 августа, 2019 - 19:40
Researchers have developed a strategy to target metastases in lymph nodes for destruction, before they can cause cancer at other locations.
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Greener, faster and cheaper way to make patterned metals for solar cells and electronics

14 августа, 2019 - 13:04
Researchers have developed a way to make patterned films of silver and copper (the two most conductive metals) using cheap organofluorine compounds and without using toxic chemicals.
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New nanotechnology platform could aid stem cell transplantation research

14 августа, 2019 - 12:55
People with neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injuries could benefit.
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