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Order from disorder

NPL and University of Leicester scientists have explored a new way of ordering proteins for materials engineering at the nanoscale, using natural biological phenomena as a guide.

dateMay 02, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Silver nanoparticles trap mercury

( -- Anyone who thinks amalgams are limited to tooth fillings is missing something: Amalgams, which are alloys of mercury and other metals, have been used for over 2500 years in the production of jewelry and for ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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Researchers' quest for gold

For University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researchers studying the toxicity of gold nanoparticles - a minuscule material with potentially big biomedical applications - the road to a new medical advance may or may not be paved ...

dateJul 22, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Improving catalysis

( -- Cardiff University research may help to improve the way that metal nanoparticles are used in catalysis – the process of making chemical reactions go faster.

dateJun 14, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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A nano end for Christmas tree needles

As Twelfth Night approaches and the Christmas decorations start to look increasingly congruous as the last crumbs of cake are swept away and the remnants of the turkey have finally been consumed, there is the perennial question ...

dateJan 02, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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