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A different type of 2-D semiconductor

To the growing list of two-dimensional semiconductors, such as graphene, boron nitride, and molybdenum disulfide, whose unique electronic properties make them potential successors to silicon in future devices, you can now ...

dateSep 25, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Observing nano-bio interactions in real time

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a technique to observe, in real time, how individual blood components interact and modify advanced nanoparticle therapeutics. The method, developed ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Team develops new way to study nanoparticles

Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a new way to study nanoparticles one at a time, and have discovered that individual particles that may seem identical in fact can have very different properties. ...

dateSep 07, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Scientists build wrench 1.7 nanometers wide

Hold up your two hands. They are identical in structure, but mirror opposites. No matter how hard you try, they can't be superimposed onto each other. Or, as chemists would say, they have "chirality," from the Greek word ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Nanophysics
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