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Scientists discover a new state of matter for water

One of the most basic things we are taught in school science classes is that water can exist in three different states, either as solid ice, liquid water, or vapour gas. But an international team of scientists have recently ...

dateDec 22, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Spin filtering at room temperature with graphene

An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have reported the first demonstration of metallic spin filtering at room temperature using ferromagnet-graphene-ferromagnet thin film junction ...

dateDec 22, 2016 in Nanophysics
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How to tell when a nanoparticle is out of shape

Nanoparticles—those with diameters less than one-thousandth the width of a human hair—are increasingly prevalent in high technology, medicine, and consumer goods. Their characteristics, both desirable and undesirable, ...

dateDec 21, 2016 in Nanophysics
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