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Mining for metals in society's waste

Metals are crucial to society and enable our modern standard of living. Look around and you can't help but see products made of metals. For instance, a typical gasoline-powered automobile contains over a ton of iron and steel, ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Environment
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Doping crystals of nanocrystals

Silicon semiconductors form the basis of all modern electronics and microprocessors. Crucial to these applications is the ability to 'dope' the semiconductor; which is to say, by controllably adding impurity atoms to a semiconductor, ...

dateSep 24, 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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