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Microgears rotate when pushed by tiny motors

(Phys.org)—Researchers have designed a new type of microgear that spins when micromotors become lodged into the corners of the gear's teeth. The micromotors use the surrounding hydrogen peroxide solution as fuel to propel ...

dateJan 11, 2016 in Nanophysics report
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Graphene, the finest filter

Graphene can simplify production of heavy water and help clean nuclear waste by filtering different isotopes of hydrogen, University of Manchester research indicates.

dateJan 05, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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