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Harnessing DNA molecules for disease detection and electronics

DNA molecules express heredity through genetic information. However, in the past few years, scientists have discovered that DNA can condu...

Great progress for electronic gadgets of the future

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found a completely new method to check the electronic prope...

Floating graphene on a sheet of calcium atoms

Adding calcium to a composite graphene-substrate structure creates a high transition-temperature (Tc) superconductor. In a new study, an ...

Nano-microscope gives first direct observation of the magnetic properties of 2-D materials

Australian researchers and their colleagues from Russia and China have shown that it is possible to study the magnetic properties of ultr...

Understanding electron transport in graphene nanoribbons

Graphene is a modern wonder material possessing unique properties of strength, flexibility and conductivity whilst being abundant and rem...

Machine-learning helps sort out massive materials' databases

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are a class of materials that contain nano-sized pores. These pores give MOFs record-breaking internal su...

Transistor-integrated cooling for a more powerful chip

Managing the heat generated in electronics is a huge problem, especially with the constant push to reduce the size and pack as many trans...

A step towards a better understanding of molecular dynamics

Laser technology is giving scientists an ever-closer look into molecular structures, and this sometimes leads to very interesting surpris...

New type of one-molecule thick water-repellent film

A chemist from RUDN University together with colleagues created a new type of two-dimensional nanofilm from an organic material called ca...

Oxygen-releasing bioink for 3D bioprinting

Engineering new tissues can be used to alleviate shortages of organs in transplantation, as well as to develop physiological models for d...

Magnetic whirls crystallize in two dimensions

In a collaboration between experimental physicists and theoretical physicists in the framework of the Dynamics and Topology (TopDyn) exce...

A tiny instrument to measure the faintest magnetic fields

To measure very small magnetic fields, researchers often use superconducting quantum interference devices, or SQUIDs. In medicine, their ...

Extracting order from a quantum measurement finally shown experimentally

In physics, it is essential to be able to show a theoretical assumption in actual, physical experiments. For more than a hundred years, p...

Physicists achieve tunable spin wave excitation

Physicists from MIPT and the Russian Quantum Center, joined by colleagues from Saratov State University and Michigan Technological Univer...

The brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents, but how?

In rodents with type 2 diabetes, a single surgical injection of a protein called fibroblast growth factor 1 can restore blood sugar level...

Memory in a metal, enabled by quantum geometry

The emergence of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques is changing the world dramatically with novel applications such ...

Photo catalysts show promise in creating self-cleaning surfaces and disinfecting agents

The team produced and studied new active photocatalysts based on natural aluminosilicate nanotubes with cadmium sulfide quantum dots stab...

Ambient light alters refraction in 2D material

Microscopic crystals in tantalum disulfide have a starring role in what could become a hit for 3D displays, virtual reality and even self...

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