Nano planet

Major environmental challenge as microplastics are harming our drinking water

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 9 сентября, 2019 - 15:18
Plastics in our waste streams are breaking down into tiny particles, causing potentially catastrophic consequences for human health and our aquatic systems, finds new research.
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The controlled delivery of chemotherapeutics to fight cancer stem cells

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2019 - 12:46
Researchers are investigating the efficiency of gold nanoclusters as drug carriers against cancer cells.
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Discovery of periodic tables for molecules

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2019 - 08:47
Scientists develop tables similar to the periodic table of elements but for molecules. Their approach could be used for predicting novel stable substances and creating useful materials.
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Synthesis of molecule with high magnetic spin

Nanowerk.com - 9 сентября, 2019 - 08:47
Chemists have synthesised and characterised ?-extended triangulene molecules with ferromagnetically coupled edge states for molecular spintronic devices.
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Nanoparticles in lithium-sulphur batteries detected with neutron experiment

Nanowerk.com - 6 сентября, 2019 - 16:45
Researchers have for the first time precisely analysed how nanoparticles of lithium sulphide and sulphur precipitate onto battery electrodes during the course of the charging cycle. The results can help increase the service life of lithium-sulphur batteries.
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Measuring changes in magnetic order to find ways to transcend conventional electronics

Nanowerk.com - 6 сентября, 2019 - 16:38
Researchers have developed an approach for precisely measuring changes in the magnetic order of antiferromagnetic materials in real time. Further understanding of these materials could enable electronic devices with speeds orders of magnitude higher.
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Selenium anchors could improve durability of platinum fuel cell catalysts

Nanowerk.com - 6 сентября, 2019 - 16:30
A new platinum-based catalytic system that is far more durable than traditional commercial systems and has a potentially longer lifespan. The new system could, over the long term, reduce the cost of producing fuel cells.
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Selenium anchors could improve durability of platinum fuel cell catalysts

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 6 сентября, 2019 - 16:27
Researchers have developed a new platinum-based catalytic system that is far more durable than traditional commercial systems and has a potentially longer lifespan. The new system could, over the long term, reduce the cost of producing fuel cells.
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Creating new opportunities from nanomaterials

Nanowerk.com - 6 сентября, 2019 - 14:11
Scientists are pioneering new techniques to study materials growth and how structure relates to performance.
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Scientists explore using nanoparticles to reduce size of deep-seated tumors

Nanowerk.com - 6 сентября, 2019 - 10:42
Researchers investigated the use of X-rays and copper-cysteamine (Cu-Cy) nanoparticles to treat deep-seated tumors, resulting in statistically significant reduction in tumor size.
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Researchers show atoms can receive common communications signals

Nanowerk.com - 5 сентября, 2019 - 21:35
This atom-based receiver has the potential to be smaller and work better in noisy environments than conventional radio receivers, among other possible advantages.
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Using nature to produce a revolutionary optical material

Nanowerk.com - 5 сентября, 2019 - 18:28
Nanocomposite protects against intense light, holds promise for expanding high-speed optical networking capacity.
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The future of mind control

Nanowerk.com - 5 сентября, 2019 - 15:42
Scientists are blurring the distinction between brain and machine, designing nanoelectronics that look, move, and feel like real neurons. Camouflaged in the brain, this technology could offer a better way to treat Alzheimer's disease or post-traumatic stress disorder, control prosthetics, or even enhance cognitive abilities.
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Scientists develop optical ruler that can measure down to the nanoscale

Nanowerk.com - 5 сентября, 2019 - 10:21
Their achievement was accomplished using a 100-nanometre thick gold film with over 10,000 tiny slits cut into it to diffract laser light and to exploit an optical phenomenon known as superoscillation.
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Seeking moments of disorder

Nanowerk.com - 4 сентября, 2019 - 21:47
Scientists discover a new, long-hypothesized material state with a signature of quantum disordered liquid-like magnetic moments.
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Artificial intelligence helps to predict hybrid nanoparticle structures

Nanowerk.com - 4 сентября, 2019 - 17:06
New research demonstrates a new algorithm that 'learns' to predict binding sites of molecules at the metal-molecule interface of hybrid nanoparticles by using already published experimental structural information on nanoparticle reference systems.
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Coating nuclear materials with atomic layer deposition

Nanowerk.com - 4 сентября, 2019 - 15:53
Scientists have discovered a new way to coat nuclear materials that supports efforts to minimize use of high-enriched uranium.
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New insulation technique paves the way for more powerful and smaller chips

Nanowerk.com - 4 сентября, 2019 - 15:44
The technique uses metal-organic frameworks, a new type of materials consisting of structured nanopores. In the long term, this method can be used for the development of even smaller and more powerful chips that consume less energy
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A novel recipe for efficiently removing intrinsic defects from hard crystals

Nanowerk.com - 4 сентября, 2019 - 15:30
Researchers obtained an ordered phase of boron by adding hydrogen (hydrogenation) at high temperatures and through dehydrogenation by low-temperature annealing.
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Studying heart cells with nanovolcanoes

Nanowerk.com - 4 сентября, 2019 - 15:09
Researchers have developed a groundbreaking method for studying the electrical signals of cardiac muscle cells. The technology has numerous potential applications in basic and applied research - such as improving the search for mechanisms underlying cardiac arrhythmias.
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