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The convergence of a nanotechnology and genetics has opened up new pathways in developing innovative solutions that can help alleviate pain, disability and debilitating conditions.

Monitoring the lifecycle of tiny catalyst nanoparticles

Bochum, Germany (SPX) May 07, 2019 Nanoparticles can be used in many ways as catalysts. To be able to tailor them in such a way…

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Harnessing microorganisms for smart microsystems

Toyohashi, Japan (SPX) Apr 16, 2019 A research team at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Toyohashi University of Technology has developed a method to…

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2D gold quantum dots are atomically tunable with nanotubes

Houghton, MI (SPX) Apr 17, 2019 Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors are promising for quantum computing and future electronics. Now, researchers can convert metallic gold into semiconductor…

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Fast and selective optical heating for functional nanomagnetic metamaterials

Usurbil, Spain (SPX) Apr 17, 2019 Compared to so-far used global heating schemes, which are slow and energy-costly, light-controlled heating, using optical degrees of freedom…

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AD alloyed nanoantennas for temperature-feedback identification of viruses and explosives

Vladivostok, Russia (SPX) Apr 03, 2019 Scientists of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) in collaboration with colleagues from Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of…

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Defects help nanomaterial soak up more pollutant in less time

Houston TX (SPX) Mar 14, 2019 Cleaning pollutants from water with a defective filter sounds like a non-starter, but a recent study by chemical engineers…

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Quantum optical cooling of nanoparticles

Vienna, Austria (SPX) Apr 03, 2019 Tightly focused laser beams can act as optical “tweezers” to trap and manipulate tiny objects, from glass particles to…

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Nano drops a million times smaller than a teardrop explodes 19th century theory

Warwick UK (SPX) Feb 13, 2019 Droplets emanating from a molecular “nano-tap” would behave very differently from those from a household tap 1 million times…

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Nanoparticle computing takes a giant step forward

Seoul, South Korea (SPX) Feb 26, 2019 Computation is a ubiquitous concept in physical sciences, biology, and engineering, where it provides many critical capabilities. Historically,…

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Breakthrough nanoscience discovery made on flight from New York to Jerusalem

Jerusalem (SPX) Feb 20, 2019 Professor Uri Banin, founder of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and his colleagues Professor Richard…

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A new spin in nano-electronics

Dresden, Germany (SPX) Feb 26, 2019 In recent years, electronic data processing has been evolving in one direction only: The industry has downsized its components…

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Researchers report new light-activated micro pump

Houston TX (SPX) Mar 15, 2019 Even the smallest mechanical pumps have limitations, from the complex microfabrication techniques required to make them to the fact…

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The holy grail of nanowire production

Lausanne, Switzerland (SPX) Feb 25, 2019 Nanowires have the potential to revolutionize the technology around us. Measuring just 5-100 nanometers in diameter (a nanometer is…

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Rice lab adds porous envelope to aluminum plasmonics

Houston TX (SPX) Feb 11, 2019 When Rice University chemist and engineer Hossein Robatjazi set out to marry a molecular sieve called MOF to a…

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