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A 'switch' that regulates traffic across blood vessels

Nanowerk.com - 7 августа, 2019 - 15:29
Scientists have discovered a control mechanism that regulates the traffic of cells and substances across blood vessels. This effect can have significant impact on cancer metastasis.
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Cellulose nanofibers to improve the sensitivity of lateral flow tests

Nanowerk.com - 7 августа, 2019 - 15:22
Researchers have carried out a research to enhance the sensitivity of lateral flow tests. They have proposed to include cellulose nanofibers in the test area, which has produced an average increase of 36.6 % of the colorimetric signal on positive tests.
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New synthesis method opens up possibilities for organic electronics

Nanowerk.com - 7 августа, 2019 - 09:31
Scientists modify a previous synthesis method to create a new semiconducting polymer with remarkable properties which could be used in organic electronic devices such as thin film transistors.
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Polymer encapsulation shields perovskite nanocrystals from degradation

Nanowerk.com - 7 августа, 2019 - 09:15
Due to their fascinating optoelectronic properties, halide perovskites have attracted tremendous research interest as promising materials for photovoltaics, photodetectors, LEDs, and lasers. Researchers report report a strategy to synthesize perovskite nanocrystals using diblock copolymer micelles as a growth template. This work constitutes a new approach for synthesizing perovskite nanocrystals of controllable size and composition with vastly improved resistance to halide ion migration and environmentally induced degradation.
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Striped glow sticks

Nanowerk.com - 6 августа, 2019 - 18:27
Heterostructure crystals could light the way to optical circuits.
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Scientists create the world's thinnest gold

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 6 августа, 2019 - 15:33
Scientists have created a new form of gold which is just two atoms thick -- the thinnest unsupported gold ever created.
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A modified device fabrication process achieves enhanced spin transport in graphene

Nanowerk.com - 6 августа, 2019 - 14:40
Researchers have proposed a modified graphene-based nanodevice fabrication technique that has increased up to three times the spin lifetime and relaxation length compared to previous work of the same kind.
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The world's thinnest gold sheet is just two atoms thick

Nanowerk.com - 6 августа, 2019 - 14:29
Scientists have created a new form of gold which is just two atoms thick - the thinnest unsupported gold ever created.
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Researchers forecast failure in two-dimensional disordered materials

Nanowerk.com - 6 августа, 2019 - 10:27
Researchers were able to forecast likely points of failure in two-dimensional disordered laser-cut lattices without needing to study detailed states of the material.
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Scientists can now manipulate brain cells using smartphone

Nanowerk.com - 6 августа, 2019 - 10:20
Researchers have developed a soft neural implant capable of delivering multiple drugs and colour lights which neuroscientists believe can speed up efforts to uncover brain diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, addiction, depression, and pain.
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Study on attosecond timescale casts new light on electron dynamics in transition metals

Nanowerk.com - 6 августа, 2019 - 10:05
Scientists have unraveled the light-induced electron-localization dynamics in transition metals at the attosecond timescale.The team investigated for the first time the many-body electron dynamics in transition metals before thermalization sets in.
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Scientists develop novel nano-vaccine for melanoma

Nanowerk.com - 6 августа, 2019 - 10:01
Injection of nanoparticle has proven effective in mouse models, researchers say.
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3D-printing customized MXene architectures

Nanowerk.com - 6 августа, 2019 - 08:55
MXenes are a promising class of 2D materials with unique intrinsic physical and chemical properties, including excellent conductivity, hydrophilicity and high density when compared to graphene. 3D-printed architectures composed of MXenes are particularly attractive for energy storage applications such as rechargeable lithium- and sodium-ion batteries, lithium-sulfur batteries and supercapacitors. Researchers now have demonstrated for the first time the possibility to print three-dimensional freestanding MXene objects.
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Novel nano-vaccine for melanoma

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 5 августа, 2019 - 20:40
Researchers have developed a novel nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. Their approach has so far proven effective in preventing the development of melanoma in mouse models and in treating primary tumors and metastases that result from melanoma.
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Simple fluorescent surfactants produced for medicine, manufacturing

ScienceDaily.com: Nanotechnology News - 5 августа, 2019 - 20:40
Chemists have produced an array of fluorescent surfactants for imaging, biomedical and manufacturing applications.
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Unique electrical properties in quantum materials can be controlled using light

Nanowerk.com - 5 августа, 2019 - 20:32
New research on Weyl semimetals, a class of quantum materials, unlocks unique quantum properties that can be used to create light-controlled electronic devices in the future.
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Producing simple fluorescent surfactants

Nanowerk.com - 5 августа, 2019 - 18:51
Laboratories use surfactants to separate things, and fluorescent dyes to see things. Now, chemists have combined the two to simplify life for scientists everywhere.
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Researchers embrace imperfection to improve biomolecule transport

Nanowerk.com - 5 августа, 2019 - 18:44
While watching the production of porous membranes used for DNA sorting and sequencing, researchers wondered how tiny steplike defects formed during fabrication could be used to improve molecule transport. They found that the defects make a big difference in how molecules move along a membrane surface.
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Using quantum dots and a smartphone to find killer bacteria

Nanowerk.com - 5 августа, 2019 - 18:33
A combination of off-the-shelf quantum dots and a smartphone camera soon could allow doctors to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in just 40 minutes, potentially saving patient lives.
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Accelerating development of STT-MRAM: Observing ultrathin MgO chemical bonding states

Nanowerk.com - 5 августа, 2019 - 09:17
Researchers have successfully observed microscopic chemical bonding states in ultrathin MgO - an important determinant in STT-MRAM performance.
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