Harnessing plasmonics for precision agriculture worldwide

Maiken Mikkelsen wants to change the world by developing a small, inexpensive hyperspectral camera to enable worldwide precision farming practices that would significantly reduce water, energy, ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers studied the fabrication of polymeric fibers for use in advanced health care

Mohan Edirisinghe leads a team of researchers at University College London studying the fabrication of polymeric nanofibers and microfibers—very thin fibers made up of polymers. The group describes ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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From chaos, sticky order

Researchers used nanomanufacturing to create a substance that will stick to just about anything.

Mon 14 Oct 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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New method for quicker and simpler production of lipidated proteins

Some of the body's proteins are not just made up of amino acids, they are also 'decorated' with lipid chains, which significantly influence the biological functions of the protein. An example ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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From ribbon to scroll: Gaining shape control by electrostatics

Northwestern Engineering materials science researchers have uncovered new insights into how electrostatic interactions can be regulated to attain and control scroll-like cochleate structures, ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Synthetic cells make long-distance calls

The search for effective biological tools is a marathon, not a sprint, even when the distances are on the microscale. A discovery at Rice University on how engineered communities of cells communicate ...

24 hours ago from Phys.org

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Airborne chemicals instantly identified using new technology

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Consumer confidence in package delivery services vital for online retailers

New research published in an upcoming edition of the INFORMS journal Management Science finds that an online retailer's delivery strategy is imperative to that retailer's success and can be ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Real-space charge-density imaging with sub-ångstrom resolution by four-dimensional electron microscopy

Nature, Published online: 14 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1649-6Real-space charge-density imaging with sub-ångstrom resolution by four-dimensional electron microscopy

Mon 14 Oct 19 from Nature News

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Controlling the charge state of organic molecule quantum dots in a 2-D nanoarray

A Monash University experimental study has fabricated a self-assembled, carbon-based nanofilm where the charge state (ie, electronically neutral or positive) can be controlled at the level of ...

Mon 14 Oct 19 from Phys.org

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