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A new look at surface chemistry

For the first time in the long and vaunted history of scanning electron microscopy, the unique atomic structure at the surface of a material has been resolved. This landmark in scientific imaging was made possible by a new ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Nanoparticles to kill cancer cells with heat

Heat may be the key to killing certain types of cancer, and new research from a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists has yielded unexpected results that should help optimize the ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Graphene heat-transfer riddle unraveled

Researchers have solved the long-standing conundrum of how the boundary between grains of graphene affects heat conductivity in thin films of the miracle substanceā€”bringing developers a step closer to being able to engineer ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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