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'Nano-raspberries' could bear fruit in fuel cells

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a fast, simple process for making platinum 'nano-raspberries'—microscopic clusters of nanoscale particles of the precious metal. The berry-like ...

dateJun 09, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Ultrasensitive magnetoplasmonic sensors

Systems allowing label-free molecular-level detection are expected to have enormous impact on biochemical sciences. Research focuses on materials and technologies based on exploiting the coupling of light with electronic ...

dateJun 09, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Nanomaterial self-assembly imaged in real time

A team of researchers from UC San Diego, Florida State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories has for the first time visualized the growth of 'nanoscale' chemical complexes in real time, demonstrating that ...

dateJun 08, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Stretchable ceramics made by flame technology

Synthesizing nanoscale materials takes place within high-tech laboratories, where scientists in full-body suits keep every grain of dust away from their sensitive innovations. However, scientists at Kiel University proved ...

dateJun 08, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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