Graphene used to make stronger, greener concrete

Graphene, the "wonder material" composed of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms, is the world's strongest manmade material. Now, scientists have used it to create a new type ...

5 hours ago from Gizmag

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Liquid cell transmission electron microscopy makes a window into the nanoscale

From energy materials to disease diagnostics, new microscopy techniques can provide more nuanced insight. Researchers first need to understand the effects of radiation on samples.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nanoparticle breakthrough could capture unseen light for solar energy conversion

An international team of scientists has demonstrated a breakthrough in the design and function of nanoparticles that could make solar panels more efficient by converting light usually missed ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers invent nano-coating for synthetic leather that cleans itself—and won't get sticky on a hot day

If you've ever stained your favorite leather-look jacket or had to peel your bare legs from a sticky vinyl car seat in the summer, the solution to your woes just might be found on the surface ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nanomedicine: Drugs can be made 'smarter'

A new method has been developed to make drugs 'smarter' using nanotechnology so they will be more effective at reaching their target.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Poison project

Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia.

Thu 19 Apr 18 from BBC News

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How to Bend A Diamond

Diamond is the hardest natural material, but now scientists have shown that it can bend and stretch, much like rubber, and even elastically snap back into shape — even if it only happens with ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Discover Magazine

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New record on squeezing light to one atom: Atomic Lego guides light below one nanometer

All electronic devices consist of billions of transistors, the key building block invented in Bell Labs in the late 1940s. Early transistors were as large as one centimeter, but now measure ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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New method to analyze the dissipation curve of topological insulators

Topological insulators are new materials that have been studied by many research groups around the world for more than 10 years. The main advantage of such materials is the presence of dissipationless ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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