Researchers uncover secret of nanomaterial that makes harvesting sunlight easier

Using sunlight to drive chemical reactions, such as artificial photosynthesis, could soon become much more efficient thanks to nanomaterials.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Understanding how small organic ions stabilize gold nanoparticles may allow for better control

Expanding the potential of gold nanoparticles for a range of uses requires methods to stabilize the clusters and control their size. Researchers at KAUST reveal how simple organic citrate ions, ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hair spacing keeps honeybees clean during pollination: Researchers quantify the cleaning process

With honeybee colony health wavering and researchers trying to find technological ways of pollinating plants in the future, a new Georgia Tech study has looked at how the insects do their job ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Tiny sensor lays groundwork for precision X-rays detection via endoscopy

Using a tiny device known as an optical antenna, researchers have created an X-ray sensor that is integrated onto the end of an optical fiber just a few tens of microns in diameter. By detecting ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Graphene-based neural probes probe brain activity in high resolution

Measuring brain activity with precision is essential to developing further understanding of diseases such as epilepsy and disorders that affect brain function and motor control. Neural probes ...

Mon 27 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Watching the passage of knotted DNA slip through nanopores

How can long DNA filaments, which have convoluted and highly knotted structure, manage to pass through the tiny pores of biological systems? Scientists used computer simulations to investigate ...

7 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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Nanocages dramatically facilitate structure formation of biomolecules

Macromolecules regularly fold and unfold themselves inside cells. Their diverse three-dimensional structures help determine their functions. Understanding molecule folding can shed light on ...

Mon 27 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Researchers create artificial materials atom-by-atom

Researchers at Aalto University have manufactured artificial materials with engineered electronic properties. By moving individual atoms under their microscope, the scientists were able to create ...

Mon 27 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Subtle steric differences reveal a model for Ni cross-coupling success

A new strategy for ligand design may enable challenging metal-catalyzed cross couplings reactions that are indispensable to drug development, according to a study published in Nature Chemistry. ...

Mon 27 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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Hair spacing keeps honeybees clean during pollination: Researchers quantify the cleaning process, 8 hours ago
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