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Shape Influences the Properties of Nanomaterials

Nanometric silver particles with 32 times the bactericidal capacity of those currently in use are among the structures developed in the laboratories...
Nanomaterials

New Technology Gives Insight into How Nanomaterials Form and Grow

A new form of electron microscopy allows researchers to examine nanoscale tubular materials while they are “alive” and forming liquids — a...
nanomaterials

New Technology Gives Insight into How Nanomaterials Form and Grow

A new form of electron microscopy allows researchers to examine nanoscale tubular materials while they are “alive” and forming liquids — a...
Carbon nanotubes

Special Deformation of Nanotubes to Allow them to Change Conductivity

Carbon nanotubes can be represented as a sheet of graphene rolled in a special way. There are different ways of “folding” it, which leads to the graphene edges interconnecting at different angles, forming...
Methanol Antidote

Methanol Antidote: NUST MISIS Scientists Develop a Technology to Neutralize Leakages...

An international research team from NUST MISIS, Queensland University of Technology (Australia), and the National Institute for Materials Science (Tsukuba, Japan) has discovered an innovative catalyst made...
Cancer Cells

Scientists Develop Platform to Kill Cancer Cells

For the first time ever, scientists have shown that a hybrid nanomaterial based on magnetite-gold particles can serve as a universal platform to both detect cancer cells anywhere in the...
nanomaterials

Hybrid Nanomaterials Bristle with Potential

By combining multiple nanomaterials into a single structure, scientists can create hybrid materials that incorporate the best properties of each component and outperform any...
brain function

Brain Function Partly Replicated by Nanomaterials

The brain requires surprisingly little energy to adapt to the environment to learn, make ambiguous recognitions, have high recognition ability and intelligence, and perform...
nanomaterials

Researchers Find, and Possibly Fix, Toxicity in Nanomaterials

UO and Oregon State University scientists were baffled. New testing of mixtures of nanoparticles had led to an 88 percent mortality rate in zebrafish...
nanoheterostructures

Building Nanomaterials for Next-Generation Computing

Nanoscientists at Northwestern University have developed a blueprint to fabricate new heterostructures from different types of 2-D materials. 2-D materials are single atom layers...
Recombinant E. Coli

Recombinant E. Coli As a Biofactory for the Biosynthesis of Diverse...

A metabolic research group at KAIST and Chung-Ang University in Korea has developed a recombinant E. coli strain that biosynthesizes 60 different nanomaterials covering...
Organic light emitting diodes

OLED Lights Brighter and More Durable

Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) have evolved enough to form part of the first commercial products in the form of screens. In order to be...
Atomically Thin Nanomaterials

Understanding the Generation of Light-Induced Electrical Current in Atomically Thin Nanomaterials

Scientists at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory—have used an optoelectronic imaging...
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A Reimagined Future for Sustainable Nanomaterials

Engineered nanomaterials hold great promise for medicine, electronics, water treatment, and other fields. But when the materials are designed without critical information about environmental...
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Watching Nanomaterials Form in 4D

When famed physicists Max Knoll and Ernst Ruska first introduced the transmission electron microscope (TEM) in 1933, it allowed researchers to peer inside cells,...
hydrogen

Nanomaterials Hold Promise for Producing Hydrogen from Water

Hydrogen holds promise as an inexpensive form of clean energy, but finding an efficient and affordable way to produce the fuel from water –...
spectroscopic thermometer

Researchers Develop Spectroscopic Thermometer for Nanomaterials

A scientific team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has found a new way to take the local temperature of...
Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

UTA Researcher Wins CAREER Grant to Develop Nanomaterials to Treat Antibiotic-Resistant...

A researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, grant...
nanomaterials

Using Injectable Self-Assembled Nanomaterials for Sustained Delivery of Drugs

Because they can be programmed to travel the body and selectively target cancer and other sites of disease, nanometer-scale vehicles called nanocarriers can deliver...
Nanomaterials

The Making of Biorelevant Nanomaterials

The interactions of biological macromolecules such as nucleic acids, proteins, and polysaccharide–protein conjugates can be mimicked by artificial polyelectrolytes. Such synthetic polyionic complexes are...