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Lighting the way to selective membrane imaging

Kanazawa, Japan - Researchers at Kanazawa University monitored the emission of blue-green light from water-soluble tetraphenylethene mole...

Novel magnetic spray transforms objects into millirobots for biomedical applications

An easy way to make millirobots by coating objects with a glue-like magnetic spray was developed in a joint research led by a scientist f...

A DNA-based nanogel for targeted chemotherapy

Current chemotherapy regimens slow cancer progression and save lives, but these powerful drugs affect both healthy and cancerous cells. N...

A pressure sensor at your fingertips

Researchers have developed an ultrathin pressure sensor that can be attached directly to the skin. It can measure how fingers interact wi...

A filter for environmental remediation

Osaka, Japan - A team of researchers at Osaka University has developed a nanopowder shaped like seaweed for a water filter to help remove...

Predicting forces between oddly shaped nanoparticles

Materials scientists at Duke University have devised a simplified method for calculating the attractive forces that cause nanoparticles t...

One-way street for electrons

Whether in solar cells, in photosynthesis or in the human eye: when light falls on the material, a green leaf or the retina, certain mole...

A new candidate material for Quantum Spin Liquids

In 1973, physicist and later Nobel laureate Philip W. Anderson proposed a bizarre state of matter: the quantum spin liquid (QSL). Unlike ...

Manchester group discover new family of quasiparticles in graphene-based materials

A group of researchers led by Sir Andre Geim and Dr Alexey Berdyugin at The University of Manchester have discovered and characterised a ...

New technology allows more precise view of the smallest nanoparticles

Current state-of-the-art techniques have clear limitations when it comes to imaging the smallest nanoparticles, making it difficult for r...

Plant inspired: Printing self-folding paper structures for future mechatronics

When natural motion comes to mind, plants are most likely at the bottom of most people's list. The truth is that plants can perform compl...

A biomimetic membrane for desalinating seawater on an industrial scale

The treatment of seawater, including its large-scale desalination, is a major challenge for our society. Reverse osmosis is one of the mo...

Clemson researchers decode thermal conductivity with light

Groundbreaking science is often the result of true collaboration, with researchers in a variety of fields, viewpoints and experiences com...

Making 3D nanosuperconductors with DNA

Three-dimensional (3-D) nanostructured materials--those with complex shapes at a size scale of billionths of a meter--that can conduct el...

Printable ink guides cell growth, offers nerve injury hope

Researchers have developed a neuron-growing ink that uses the body's own electrical signals to precisely guide the growth of nerve cells....

Glioblastoma nanomedicine crosses into brain in mice, eradicates recurring brain cancer

'I've worked in this field for more than 10 years and have not seen anything like this.' A new synthetic protein nanoparticle capable of ...

Tips for making nanographene

Nanographene is a material that is anticipated to radically improve solar cells, fuel cells, LEDs and more. Typically the synthesis of th...

Lighting the way to selective membrane imaging

Researchers at Kanazawa University monitored the emission of blue-green light from water-soluble tetraphenylethene molecules adsorbed at ...

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